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AN1_Quiz2_Answers - ANTHROPOLOGY 1 - QUIZ 2 - acceptable...

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ANTHROPOLOGY 1 — QUIZ 2 — acceptable answers 1. Babies who weigh below 2 kg and above 5 kg at birth have very high mortality rates. What kind of selection does this produce? Stabilizing selection 2. Name or describe a trait found in some bird species and in some mammal species that is an analogous trait; name one that is a homologous trait. Analogous: flight in birds and bats, pair bonding in nesting birds and in gibbons Homologous: eye structure, number of peripheral limb bones 3. What was a major difference between Darwin’s theory and the Neo-Darwinism of the early 20th century? Darwinism: No theory of genetic inheritance Lamarckian inheritance OK NeoDarwinism: Mendelian genetics rediscovered and integrated No inheritance of acquired traits 4. What feature or features is most important for determining whether two groups of animals are from the same species or from different species? Unable to breed and produce a breedable offspring
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course ANTHRO 1 taught by Professor Wilkie during the Spring '08 term at Berkeley.

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AN1_Quiz2_Answers - ANTHROPOLOGY 1 - QUIZ 2 - acceptable...

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