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Unformatted text preview: Quiz #3B BSC 2011-03 Fall 2007 NAME, PLEASE: _____________________________ Last 4 of SS#: ____________ MULTIPLE CHOICE. Please choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. In vampire bats, the allele for long fangs is dominant to the allele for short fangs. In a population of 1600 vampire bats that is at Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium, 1344 are long-fanged. What is the frequency of the dominant allele in this population? A. 0.84 B. 0.4 C. 0.6 D. 0.04 E. 0.36 2. A population geneticist has been studying a population of 800 cardinals and determines that 100 are homozygous dominant for high crests, 500 have high crests but are heterozygous, and 200 are homozygous recessive and have short crests. How many dominant alleles are in the gene pool for this population of blue jays? A. 100 B. 500 C. 600 D. 700 E. 200 3. A population geneticist has been studying a population of field mice on St. George Island for three years and has observed that the frequency of the dominant allele for dark fur has changed in 3 years from...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course BSC BSC2011 taught by Professor Spears during the Spring '10 term at FSU.
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