Speciation Quizzes & Trivia



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    What is a species?

Evolution is believed to be continuous and scientists expect it to continue. Speciation is a study of Biology where we look at the formation if new and distinct species. How well do you know about the subject? Find out below.

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    Which of the following is an example of adaptive radiation in New Zealand?

Chapter 25.2 Mechanisms of Specation for GenBioII.

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    Allopatric Speciation occurs through which process:


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    Natural selection is based on all of the following except




Speciation Questions & Answers


What does natural selection not depend?
Natural selection does not depend on an individual adapting to their environment and thereby surviving. The correct answer is answer E. If you’ve read any of Charles Darwin’s original theory of natural selection, then you know it is dense
What is a species?
The correct answer to this question is B. A species is often defined as a group of individuals that actually or potentially interbreed in nature. In this sense, a species is the biggest gene pool possible under natural conditions. That definition of
Which of the following pairs of structures is least likely to be homologous?
Option D is correct. The wings of a bird and those of an insect is least likely to be homologous. Homology in biology is the similarities of structures, physiology and development of different species of organisms from a common evolutionary ancestor
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