Biology Exam: Speciation

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Speciation Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a species?
    • A. 

      Group of organisms that maintain a distinctive set of adaptations in nature that consists of an evolutionary dependent population or group of populations

    • B. 

      Group of organisms that maintain a distinctive set of attributes in nature that consists of an evolutionary independent population of group of populations

    • C. 

      Group of organisms that maintain a distinctive set of adaptations within their environment chi consists of evolutionary independent populations of groups of populations

  • 2. 
    What are three of the most important species concepts?
    • A. 

      Ecological, Metaphysical, Biological

    • B. 

      Biological, Morphological, Phylogenetic

    • C. 

      Biological, Moprhological, Phylonogentic

  • 3. 
    ________ is the change in allele frequencies in a population over time. 
  • 4. 
    The ___________ species concept describes a group of interbreeding natural populations that do not successfully mate/reproduce with other such groups. 
  • 5. 
    How does speciation occur? __________________
  • 6. 
    What are the two types of geographic isolation?
  • 7. 
    What is allopatric speciation? What are the two types?
  • 8. 
    What is sympatric speciation?