Biology Quiz 17 Wanda

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Created Dec 10, 2010
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1
Choose the phrase that best
represents macroevolutionary change.
 
New forms of animals
replacing older ones
2
In a certain population,
the frequency of a dominant allele is represented by p = 0.7, and...
 
0.42
3
Whales are descendents of:
 
a relative of a
hippopotamus
4
The evidence for evolution
includes which of the following?
 
All of the choices are
correct.
5
All of the following are
correct about Intelligent Design except:
 
it is scientifically testable
6
The Hardy-Weinberg
equilibrium is based on a number of assumptions. Which of the following...
 
Mating occurs nonrandomly,
and mates exert preferences.
7
A population of frogs
developing a slight difference in their mating calls is an example...
 
microevolutionary change
8
Over time, the same bones
in different vertebrates were put to different uses. This falls...
 
homologous structures
9
The hypothesis that
suggests evolution occurs slowly and changes in organisms are nearly
imperceptible...
 
gradualism
10
Most types of organisms
evolve at about the same rate.
 
FALSE
11
The fossil record indicates
that whales evolved from:
 
hoofed mammals
12
If two species of plants
bloom during different seasons in the same habitat, this is known...
 
temporal isolation
13
________________ results
from microevolutionary changes that increase the likelihood of...
 
Adaptation
14
The molecular evidence of
how the cytochrome c gene changes with time suggests that...
 
at a constant rate
15
Two populations of flowers
are separated by a mountain range and would not be capable of...
 
geographical isolation
16
Bees may pick up pollen of
one species on a certain place on their bodies; if this area...
 
mechanical isolation
17
A structure remaining in an
animal but with no use at all is called:
 
vestigial
18
The hypothesis that
suggests evolution occurs in spurts, with a great deal of evolutionary...
 
punctuated equilibrium
19
Sickle-cell anemia in
humans is an example of:
 
stabilizing or balancing
selection
20
All of the following are
examples of vestigial structures except:
 
human gall bladder
21
When selection operates to
eliminate intermediate phenotypes, it is referred to as:
 
disruptive selection
22
The notion that organisms
that are more distantly related should have time to accumulate...
 
a molecular clock
23
In pools below waterfalls, where
predation is _____, male guppies are _____, whereas in...
 
high, drab colored, low,
more colorful
24
Choose the phrase that best
represents microevolutionary change.
 
Changes in allele frequency
in a population
25
In small populations, gene
frequencies can change drastically by chance alone. This phenomenon...
 
genetic drift


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