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The process by which forms of life having traits that better enable them to adapt to specific environmental pressures.
a) natural selection b) artificial selection c) adaptation d) variation
Includes both the animals or plants physical habitat and how it has adapted to life in that habitat.
a) genetic diversity b) niche c) ecosystem d) speciation
An inherited trait that gives an organism an advantage in its particular environment is
a) speciation b) a vestigial organ c) an adaptation d) unicellular organism
A characteristic such as hair and eye color that has been passed from a previous generation.
a) inherited trait b) phenotype c) aquired trait d) genotype
When members of each species have to compete for food, shelter, and other life necessities is called
a) survival of the fittest b) struggle for existence c) natural variation d) Theory of Evolution
The gene type is called:
a) genotype b) phenotype c) dominant trait d) recessive trait
This scientist used his observations of organisms from the Galapagos to help formulate his theory of evolution
a) Lamarck b) Bill nye c) Charles Darwin d) Charles Lamark
This scientist based his theory of evolution on concepts such as the tendency towards perfection (Giraffes necks)
a) Charles Darwin b) Lamark c) Bill Nye d) Charles Lamark
This inherits 1 dominant 1 recessive allele from parents
a) allele b) hybrid c) dominant d) recessive
The physical trait is called the
a) genotype b) phenotype c) recessive trait d) dominant trait
Both inherited alleles are the same TT or tt, this is called:
a) dominant genes b) recessive genes c) alleles d) pure bred
The variations a trait comes in tall or short is called:
a) phenotype b) allele c) genotype d) gene
The allele that will show if it is present is called
a) dominant b) recessive c) specific gene d) genotype
This only shows when both alleles are recessive present but not showing when dominant is present.
a) dominant b) genotype c) recessive d) phenotype
The process by which living creatures have changed over time is called
a) extiniction b) adaptation c) evolution d) speciation
When an organism becomes better fitted to survive and multiply in its environment.
a) natural selection b) adaptation c) speciation d) evolution
An organisms observable characteristics which are influenced both by its genotype and by the environment.
a) phenotype b) genotype c) acquired trait d) inherited trait
When each living organism has descended, with changes from other species over time, this is called
a) descendant with modification b) common descent c) evolution d) adaptation
The formation of a new species as a result of geographic, anatomical, or behavioral factors that prevent previously interbreeding populations from breeding with each other.
a) adaptation b) speciation c) evolution d) natural selection
Is the set of genes that an organism carries.
a) genotype b) phenotype c) inherited trait d) acquired trait
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