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Mechanisms of Evolution

Mechanisms of Evolution


1. Selection occurring when one extreme of a population phenotype is favored is→Disruptive
2. DNA mutations can→Be adaptive to an organism
3. What type of evolution best describes when speciation occurs?→Convergent evolution
4. A female blue jay chooses a mate with the brightest feather and prettiest song. This is called→Genetic drift
5. The bottleneck effect is a type of this mechanism of evolution→Genetic drift
6. The fitness of an organism is attributed to the organism's→All of the above
7. Which of the following situations could lead to the bottleneck effect in a species of seagulls?→Intrasexual selection between male seagulls
8. A species of geese migrates to an area with several other geese populations. What might occur as a result?→Mutations
9. Which of the following is NOT a type of natural selection:→Sexual selection
10. In a population of rainbow trout, 10% of gametes carry an allele that codes for shinier scales. A second allele codes for a duller scale. What percent of the population is heterozygous for scale shininess?𔾶%
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