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All mutations are harmful to an organism's fitness.
a) True
b) False

Consists of all the genes that are present in a population.
a) Species
b) Genetic drift
c) Allele frequency
d) Gene pool

Darwin published his ideas in a work titled Origin of Species.
a) True
b) False

Lateral gene transfer can be seen in humans.
a) True
b) False

The hipbones of dolphins would be an example of which of the following?
a) Analogous structures
b) Homologous structures
c) Vestigial structures

Population whose members can interbreed and produce fertile offspring.
a) Species
b) Population
c) Gene pool

New flu vaccines must be made each year because
a) people pass germs frequently
b) people abuse antibiotics
c) the flu virus can easily evolve and form new strands of flu
d) pharmaceutical companies want to make money

The process of change over time.
a) Biogeography
b) Adaptation
c) Natural selection
d) Evolution

Darwin's Galapagos Island finches may have developed as a result of
a) temporal isolation
b) geographic isolation
c) artifical selection

Suggested that organisms could change during their lifetimes by selectively using or not using various parts of their bodies.
a) Thomas Malthus
b) Darwin
c) Hutton and Lyell
d) Jean-Baptiste Lamarck

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