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Reading Chapter 15

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

____    1.   The separation of populations by barriers such as rivers, mountains, or bodies of water is called

a.

timing isolation.

b.

geographic isolation.

c.

behavioral isolation.

d.

genetic equilibrium.

 

 

____    2.   Most fossils form in

a.

rusty water.

b.

ice.

c.

sedimentary rock.

d.

the sap of ancient trees.

 

 

____    3.   The three-domain system recognizes fundamental differences between two groups of

a.

prokaryotes.

b.

eukaryotes.

c.

protists.

d.

multicellular organisms.

 

 

____    4.   A pattern in which species experience long, stable periods interrupted by brief periods of rapid evolutionary change is called

a.

convergent evolution.

b.

coevolution.

c.

adaptive radiation.

d.

punctuated equilibrium.

 

 

____    5.   A genus is composed of a number of related

a.

kingdoms.

b.

phyla.

c.

orders.

d.

species.

 

 

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