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  • 1. 
    The equilibrium of a gene frequency can be kept constant if which of the following are done within the population?
    • A. 

      No immigrating/emigrating

    • B. 

      No mutations

    • C. 

      Random mating

    • D. 

      No selection

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 2. 
    Which of the following persons gave us the equilibrium equation for a population?
    • A. 

      Darwin

    • B. 

      Artistotle

    • C. 

      Watson and Crick

    • D. 

      Hardy and Weinburg

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 3. 
    Who gave us the theory of natural selection?
    • A. 

      Darwin

    • B. 

      Artistotle

    • C. 

      Watson and Crick

    • D. 

      Hardy and Weinburg

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    Which is defined as the immigration or emigration of organisms genes from a gene pool?
    • A. 

      Genetic drift

    • B. 

      Gene flow

    • C. 

      Non-random mating

    • D. 

      Mutations

    • E. 

      Founder effect

  • 5. 
    What is the chance happening that an individual's genes will be eliminated from the gene pool?
    • A. 

      Genetic drift

    • B. 

      Gene flow

    • C. 

      Non-random mating

    • D. 

      Mutations

    • E. 

      Founder effect

  • 6. 
    Which is a permanent change in DNA?
    • A. 

      Genetic drift

    • B. 

      Gene flow

    • C. 

      Non-random mating

    • D. 

      Mutations

    • E. 

      Founder effect

  • 7. 
    Which is an example of genetic drift?
    • A. 

      Founder effect

    • B. 

      Bottlenecking

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 8. 
    Which is usually a result of some catastophe?
    • A. 

      Founder effect

    • B. 

      Bottlenecking

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 9. 
    In a population of butterflies, the color can be either red or orange and red is dominant to orange, and most of the populaion is showing orange not red, which of the following sleections is exhibited?
    • A. 

      Directional

    • B. 

      Stable

    • C. 

      Disruptice

    • D. 

      None

  • 10. 
    Which shoes equal numbers of both the red and the orange colors in the population?
    • A. 

      Directional

    • B. 

      Stable

    • C. 

      Disruptice

    • D. 

      None