Evolution & Genetics Vocabulary Quiz
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- Q 1/28Score 0The variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat or ecosystem.29biodiversity
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- Q1The variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat or ecosystem.biodiversity
- Q2Differences among individuals of a population in the composition of their genes or other DNA segmentsgenetic variation
- Q3A random error in gene replication that leads to a change
- Q4A group of organisms that are closely related and can mate to produce fertile offspring
- Q5The science of classifying organisms
- Q6How Earth/land has changed over time
natural selectiongeological evolution
- Q7The theory that pieces of Earth's lithosphere are in constant motion, driven by convection currents in the mantle.
biological evolutionplate tectonics30s
- Q8A term that typically describes a species that no longer has any known living individuals.
- Q9The change over time in populations of related organisms
geologic evolutionbiological evolution
- Q10States that organisms change and develop over time to adapt and increase rate of survival
genetic variationTheory of Evolution
Law of Superposition30s
- Q11The principle that, among the range of inherited trait variations, those contributing to reproduction and survival will most likely be passed on to succeeding generationsnatural selection
- Q12Structures in different species that are similar because of common ancestry.
vestigial structureshomologous structures
- Q13A structure that is present in an organism but no longer serves its original purpose
- Q14The name of the single landmass that broke apart 200 million years ago and gave rise to today's continents
The Law of Superposition
The variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat or ecosystem.
How earth/land has changed over time
The name of the single landmass that broke apart 200 million years ago and gave rise to today's continents
The theory that pieces of Earth's lithosphere are in constant motion, driven by convection currents in the mantle.45s
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