Essentials of Biology Study Set 4

Biology

Quiz 15 :

Evolution on a Small Scale

Quiz 15 :

Evolution on a Small Scale

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Which of the following generates genetic variation within a population?
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If a population recovers to its original population size after experiencing a bottleneck, which statement is correct regarding this population?
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In the Hardy-Weinberg formula, what does q 2 represent?
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What might occur in moth populations if pollution from industry was cleaned up and the color of tree bark returned to its natural color?
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If people with freckles preferentially mated with other people with freckles, this would be an example of
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The figure shown here represents stabilizing selection. What happens when an individual is produced that possesses a trait far away from the mean value? img
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Polydactylism (possessing more than five fingers per hand) within the Amish population in Pennsylvania isconsidered an example of the founder effect. This is because the frequency of polydactylism among the Amish in Pennsylvania is identical to its frequency among the Amish population in Germany.
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If p = 0.6, what is q?
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In regards to natural selection, which of the following individuals would be considered the most fit?
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Which of the following could increase genetic variation?
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Which of the following examples describes genetic drift?
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The conditions required by the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium are commonly found in nature.
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Which Hardy-Weinberg condition is violated by sexual selection?
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Which of the following is a condition required for a Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium?
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Natural selection can favor directional, stabilizing, and disruptive selection in the same population simultaneously.
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Dominat alleles are always the most common.
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If half of a population is homozygous recessive, what is p?
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What characteristic is common of both a genetic bottleneck and a founder effect?
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All of the genes and all of their associated alleleswithin a population represent the population's
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If the average tail size of a reptile continually got smaller through generations, this would be an example of
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