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Evolution Unit Test

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Evolution test.

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  • 1. 
    A change in the gene pool from generation to generation is what?
    • A. 

      Macroevolution

    • B. 

      Genetic drift

    • C. 

      Microevolution

  • 2. 
    Genetic Drift is a. . . . .
    • A. 

      Change in the gene pool due to change

    • B. 

      Seperation of populations as a result of a geopraphic change

    • C. 

      A change in the gene pool

  • 3. 
    What is the difference between the founder and bottleneck effect?
  • 4. 
    What is a mutation and what is an example of a mutation?
    • A. 

      A characteristic you develop over your lifetime, strong musceles

    • B. 

      Change in an organisms DNA, growing a new limb or forearm

    • C. 

      Fitness, babies

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Genetic drift

    • B. 

      Bottleneck effect

    • C. 

      Geographic isolation

  • 6. 
    What is the difference between an aquired trait and an adaptation?
  • 7. 
    When evolution from a common ancestor results in a diverse species that are adapted to different environments, this is called what?
    • A. 

      Genetic drift

    • B. 

      Speciation

    • C. 

      Adaptive radiation

  • 8. 
    Whats an example of adaptive radiation?
  • 9. 
    Where did Darwin make most of his discoveries?
    • A. 

      Cuba

    • B. 

      Galapagos Islands

    • C. 

      Tropics

  • 10. 
    Reproductive isolation is what?
    • A. 

      A reproductive barrier that keeps 2 species from interbreeding

    • B. 

      Seperation of a populations due to geographic change

    • C. 

      A change in the gene pool due to chance

  • 11. 
    What is speciation?
  • 12. 
    What is a node on a Phylogenetic tree?
    • A. 

      A organism

    • B. 

      A recent common ancestor

    • C. 

      A common ancestor

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