FNR 103 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
April 19, 2010
NAME __________________ ST. ID # _______________
ON THE ANSWER SHEET, MARK THE LETTER THAT CORRESPONDS TO
THE BEST ANSWER FOR EACH QUESTION.
DO YOUR OWN WORK!!
If an individual has two identical alleles for a particular genetic trait, that individual is
said to be:
If a population consists of only a few individuals, and most individuals end up mating
with close relatives, genetic variation could be lost through the process of:
A. a founder effect,
B. cohort similiarity,
inbreeding, D, heterozygosity.
_________________ is a measure of how variable an individual’s genetic code is:
C. mutation rate,
trick question – the genetic code
within an individual is very uniform, and there usually is no variability.
The computer record in which zoos keep track of the relatedness between their breeding
animals is called a:
D. species survival
The state with the most endangered and threatened species is:
Most species on the Endangered Species List are:
There are about _____________ species native to the United States on the
Endangered Species List.