1. In Hamilton's opinion, how should reproductive success be measured?
- At the level of the genes not the species, group or individual
- Types of species
- In relation to the individual you show an altruistic act
- Those we share less genes with, the individual and groups
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2. What is the key concept of the Darwinian theory?
- Survival of fittest and reproductive sucess
- Survival of the weak not strong
- Species survival through the death of competing species
- Survival of the strongest
3. What is Altruism?
- The process in which all humans do a self sacrificing act
- The survival of one species through sacrificing resources
- Self sacrificing behaviour - the donor incurs reproductive cost (c) while the recipient incurs reproductive benefit (b)
- The hinderance if reproductive success to the recipient
4. Why can it be argued that altruism is not pro evolutionary?
- It is not evolutionary stable strategy ESS
- If all humans and species did altruistic acts our species would fail to flourish
- Overtime human beings and other species have evolved to be self sufficient
- None of the above
5. What is the coefficient of relatedness between two siblings?
- 75 percent or 0.75
- 50 percent or 0.5
- 25 percent or 0.25
- 100 percent