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Evolution and Genetics Vocab

Quiz by Dawn Crumpler

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14 questions
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  • Q1
    How earth has changed over time:
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    biological evolution
    geography
    biology interactions
    geologic evolution
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  • Q2
    Evolve means to
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    adapt
    change over time
    stay the same
    gain new traits
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  • Q3
    A type of fossil that shows a pattern of change in species over time, support theory of biological evolution.
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    primate fossil
    ammonite fossil
    index fossil
    transitional fossil
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  • Q4
    Body structures, same structure but different function support common ancestry
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    companion
    homologous
    vestigial
    analogous
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  • Q5
    Unused body structures like hip bones in snakes and whales, supports common ancestry idea
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    companion structures
    analogous
    homologous structures
    vestigial structures
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  • Q6
    How organisms have changed over time
    geologic evolution
    biological evolution
    analogous evolution
    transitional evolution
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  • Q7
    an example of geologic evolution
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    continental drift theory
    common ancestry
    natural selection
    genetic drift
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  • Q8
    A greater percentage of this an animal has in common with another supports common ancestry idea
    weight and height
    analogous structures
    DNA
    coat color
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  • Q9
    The study of early development stages in organisms suggests common ancestry idea
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    geology
    homology
    embryology
    biology
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  • Q10
    In natural selection these traits a beneficial and passed onto offspring
    structural traits ONLY
    learned behavior ONLY
    harmful mutations
    favorable traits
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  • Q11
    Bird wing and bat wing, same function but different structure, does NOT support common ancestry
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    homologous
    companion structures
    vestigial
    analogous structures
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  • Q12
    a body structure that helps survival in a species
    structural adaptation
    radioactive adaptation
    behavioral adaptation
    physiological adaptation
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  • Q13
    an action of an organism that aids survival, migration, hibernation, etc.
    behavioral adaptation
    physiological
    radial adaptation
    structural adaptation
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  • Q14
    extinction of species usually caused by this
    environmental change
    favorable trait passing
    reproduction
    adaptations
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