Macroevolution

  • Created by: MariaC5
  • Created on: 01-05-18 13:56

1. Punctuated evolution may occur because...

  • Small isolated populations evolve rapidly
  • New species originates in a very small part of ancestral range so fossils are rare
  • New species arise by splitting off from lineages
  • All of the above
  • Sub-population gives rise to new species
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2. On average, horse teeth evolve at --- Darwins per million years

  • 0.05 - 1.0
  • 0.02 - 0.10
  • 0.05 - 0.10
  • 0.2 - 1.0

3. The result of an complete fossil record - intermediates were very common

  • False
  • True

4. MacFadden (1988) measured what?

  • Ears of fossil apes
  • Teeth of fossil horses
  • Tails of fossil lion

5. Latimeria is the worlds most famous example of what?

  • Gradualism
  • A living fossil
  • Natural selection

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