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Genetic Drift and Types of Selection

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    Genetic drift is more likely to happen in...

    aquatic populations

    small populations

    terrestrial populations

    older populations

  • 2. Multiple Choice
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    Genetic drift is change in the allele frequency of a population due to...

    random chance

    natural selection

    non-random mating (sexual selection)

    artificial selection

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    Which of the following is an example of the founder effect?

    Humans choose two dogs they like the characteristics of and breed them together.

    Affected individuals with blue skin can trace their ancestry back to one of the first settlers in the region.

    The environment of a fox population changes and over time foxes who are white survive and pass on their genes to their offspring.

    Cheetah populations reach their lowest levels with reduced diversity and as they rebound are so genetically similar they appear to be inbred.

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