Quiz6-10 - FNR 103 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION QUIZ 6 NAME ST ID ON THE ANSWER SHEET MARK THE LETTER THAT CORRESPONDS TO THE BEST

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FNR 103 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION QUIZ 6 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!! ______________________________________________________________________ __A__ 1. If an individual has two identical alleles for a particular genetic trait, that individual is said to be: A. homozygous, B. heterozygous, C. heterosexual, D. “genetically challenged”. __C_ 2. 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, C. inbreeding, D, heterozygosity. __B__ 3. _________________ is a measure of how variable an individual’s genetic code is: A. inbreeding, B. heterozygosity, C. mutation rate, D. trick question – the genetic code within an individual is very uniform, and there usually is no variability. __C_ 4. The computer record in which zoos keep track of the relatedness between their breeding animals is called a: A. homozygosity, B. genetic inbreeding, C. genetic studbook, D. species survival plan. __B__ 5. The state with the most endangered and threatened species is: A. California, B. Hawaii, C. Florida, D. Alabama. __D_ 6. Most species on the Endangered Species List are: A. vertebrates, B. large mammals, C. invertebrates, D. plants. __C__ 7. There are about _____________ species native to the United States on the Endangered Species List. A.
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Quiz6-10 - FNR 103 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION QUIZ 6 NAME ST ID ON THE ANSWER SHEET MARK THE LETTER THAT CORRESPONDS TO THE BEST

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