Speciation: Hopefully Hitchcock's The Birds Never Comes True Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Speciation? Put your knowledge to
the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Which is NOT an identifying characteristic of an adaptive radiation?
Dispersal of new species away from parent species
Rapid speciation event(s)
Overlapping geographic distribution
Q. If two new sister species of birds do not recognize each others' mating songs, this is an example of
Q. According to the BSC, subspecies are
Not true species
Q. When natural selection increases reproductive isolation between species it is referred to as
Q. Reproductive Isolation prevents
Q. Neither ligers nor mules can reproduce due to
Q. Prezygotic isolating mechanisms are usually synonymous with pre-mating barriers, with the exception of
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Low reproduction rate
Q. Which species concept is considered to be universal?
The Biological Species Concept
The Ecological Species Concept
The Phenetic Species Concept
The Recognition Species Concept
None of the above
Q. If two closely-related species fail to mate because one is nocturnal and the other is diurnal, this is likely a case of