The wings of a bird and the wings of an insect are:

1. Homologous structures, represent divergent evolution
2. Analogous structures, represent convergent evolution
3. Phylogenetic structures, represent divergent evolution
4. Homologous structures, represent convergent evolution

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Industrial melanism is an example of?

1. Neo Darwinism

2. Natural Selection

3. Mutation

4. Neo Lamarckism

Subtopic:  Natural Selection |
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Which is the most common mechanism of genetic variation in the population of a sexually reproducing organism?

1. Transduction
2. Chromosomal aberrations
3. Genetic drift
4. Recombination

Subtopic:  Hardy Weinberg Law |
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Which of the following had the smallest brain capacity?
1. Homo erectus
2. Homo sapiens
3. Homo neanderthalensis
4. Homo habilis

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A population will not exist in Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium if:
1. individuals mate selectively
2. there are no mutations
3. there is no migration
4. the population is large
Subtopic:  Hardy Weinberg Law: 1 | Hardy Weinberg Law: 2 | Hardy Weinberg Law |
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In a population of 1000 individuals, 360 belong to genotype AA, 480 to Aa and the remaining 160 to aa. Based on this data, the frequency of allele A in the population is:
1. 0.4
2. 0.5
3. 0.6
4. 0.7

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Forelimbs of cat, lizard used in walking; forelimbs of whale used in swimming and forelimbs of bats used in flying are an example of:

1. Analogous organs

2. Adaptive radiation

3. Homologous organs

4. Convergent evolution

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Which one of the following are analogous structures?

1. Wing of Bat and Wings of Pigeon

2. Gills of Prawn and Lungs of Man

3. Thorns of Bougainvillea and Tendrils of Cucurbita

4. Flippers of Dolphin and Legs of Horse.

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The eye of the octopus and the eye of the cat show different patterns of structure, yet they perform a similar function. This is an example of:

1. Homologous organs that have evolved due to divergent evolution.
2. Analogous organs that have evolved due to convergent evolution.
3. Analogous organs that have evolved due to divergent evolution.
4. Homologous organs that have evolved due to convergent evolution.

Subtopic:  Concept of Organic Evolution: Evidence: 1 | Concept of Organic Evolution: Evidence: 2 | Concept of Organic Evolution: Evidence |
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The process by which organisms with different evolutionary history evolve similar phenotypic adaptations in response to a common environmental challenge is called:
1. Convergent evolution
2. Non-random evolution
3. Adaptive radiation
4. Natural selection
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