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Choose the phrase that bestrepresents macroevolutionary change.
New forms of animalsreplacing older ones
In a certain population,the frequency of a dominant allele is represented by p = 0.7, and the frequencyof the recessive allele is represented by 0.3. What is the frequency of theheterozygous...
Whales are descendents of:
a relative of ahippopotamus
The evidence for evolutionincludes which of the following?
All of the choices arecorrect.
All of the following arecorrect about Intelligent Design except:
it is scientifically testable
The Hardy-Weinbergequilibrium is based on a number of assumptions. Which of the following is NOTone of those?
Mating occurs nonrandomly,and mates exert preferences.
A population of frogsdeveloping a slight difference in their mating calls is an example of
Over time, the same bonesin different vertebrates were put to different uses. This falls under thecategory of:
The hypothesis thatsuggests evolution occurs slowly and changes in organisms are nearlyimperceptible is:
Most types of organismsevolve at about the same rate.
The fossil record indicatesthat whales evolved from:
If two species of plantsbloom during different seasons in the same habitat, this is known as:
________________ resultsfrom microevolutionary changes that increase the likelihood of survival andreproduction
The molecular evidence ofhow the cytochrome c gene changes with time suggests that this geneevolves:
at a constant rate
Two populations of flowersare separated by a mountain range and would not be capable of interbreeding.This is an example of:
Bees may pick up pollen ofone species on a certain place on their bodies; if this area does not come intocontact with the receptive structures of the flowers of another plant species,the...
A structure remaining in ananimal but with no use at all is called:
The hypothesis thatsuggests evolution occurs in spurts, with a great deal of evolutionary activityfollowed by periods of slower evolution is:
Sickle-cell anemia inhumans is an example of:
stabilizing or balancingselection
All of the following areexamples of vestigial structures except:
human gall bladder
When selection operates toeliminate intermediate phenotypes, it is referred to as:
The notion that organismsthat are more distantly related should have time to accumulate more biochemicaldifferences than those more closely related can best be illustrated using:
a molecular clock
In pools below waterfalls, wherepredation is _____, male guppies are _____, whereas in pools above waterfallswhere predation is ______, male guppies are ______.
high, drab colored, low,more colorful
Choose the phrase that bestrepresents microevolutionary change.
Changes in allele frequencyin a population
In small populations, genefrequencies can change drastically by chance alone. This phenomenon is called: