Biology Quiz 17 Wanda

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Created Dec 10, 2010
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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...
0.42
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...
Mating occurs nonrandomly,and mates exert preferences.
A population of frogsdeveloping a slight difference in their mating calls is an example of
microevolutionary change
Over time, the same bonesin different vertebrates were put to different uses. This falls under...
homologous structures
The hypothesis thatsuggests evolution occurs slowly and changes in organisms are nearlyimperceptible...
gradualism
Most types of organismsevolve at about the same rate.
FALSE
The fossil record indicatesthat whales evolved from:
hoofed mammals
If two species of plantsbloom during different seasons in the same habitat, this is known as:
temporal isolation
________________ resultsfrom microevolutionary changes that increase the likelihood of survival...
Adaptation
The molecular evidence ofhow the cytochrome c gene changes with time suggests that this...
at a constant rate
Two populations of flowersare separated by a mountain range and would not be capable of interbreeding.This...
geographical isolation
Bees may pick up pollen ofone species on a certain place on their bodies; if this area does...
mechanical isolation
A structure remaining in ananimal but with no use at all is called:
vestigial
The hypothesis thatsuggests evolution occurs in spurts, with a great deal of evolutionary activityfollowed...
punctuated equilibrium
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:
disruptive selection
The notion that organismsthat are more distantly related should have time to accumulate more...
a molecular clock
In pools below waterfalls, wherepredation is _____, male guppies are _____, whereas in pools...
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...
genetic drift


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