• Topic 8 Keystone Practice Review

    The questions in this review refer to topic 8: Evolution

      1. Which would an animal breeder use to produce cows that give more milk?

        Genetic isolation

        Artificial selection

        Overproduction

        Acquired characteristics


      1. A slow and steady evolutionary change in species is known as

        extinction

        punctuated equilibrium

        gradualism

        extantism


      1. The arm bones of a cat, a bat, and a human would be an example of

        coevolutionary structures

        vestigial structures

        analogous structures

        homologous structures


      1. Remains of organisms that are preserved and can show evolutionary relationships are known as

        disruptive selection

        fossils

        missing links

        stabilization


      1. Where does variation in organisms come from?

        the environment

        mutations

        future generations

        Metaphase II


      1. A variation that allows an organism to better survive in its environment is known as a(n)?

        variation

        reductive trait

        adaptation

        gradualism


      1. The theory of evolution is driven by the process of

        natural selection

        artificial selection

        stabilizing selection

        disruptive selection


      1. Fish produce thousands of eggs every year. What part of Darwin's theory would this be?

        overproduction

        competition

        survival

        variation


      1. A earthquake divides two pieces of land. What type of isolation would this be?

        genetic isolation

        behavioral isolation

        temporal isolation

        geographical isolation


      1. Mating with relatives is known as

        inbreeding

        outcrossing

        random mating

        polygenic effect