BIOL 4700 / 6700
Practice Exam 1
Write your name and Exam Version A on your scantron sheet.
Part I. Multiple choice (2 points each). Circle the one best answer for each question and mark
the appropriate box on your ScanTron sheet.
1. A kind of learni
What is the primary difference that distinguishes
artificial selection from natural selection?
How does the Grants finch research confirm Darwins
hypothesis and yet differ from Darwins expectation?
What is heritability and ho
Watch this videotape segment and try to
describe what you are seeing in as
much detail as possible.
Male three-spined stickleback
Female three-spined stickleback
If a mutation at a single gene causes the loss of a behavior
is this evidence the behavior is caused by one gene?
What are candidate genes and how might they be used to
better understand human behavior?
how does the s
What is learning and how is it measured?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of
sensitization and habituation?
What distinguishes classical vs. operant conditioning?
Is learning an instinct? And if so, what does this me
BIOSC 4700 / 6700
L02 Natural Selection
I. Natural Selection
A. Proposed by Inference
B. Observed in Nature
C. Modern Synthesis
II. Variation & Adaptation
A. Population Equilibrium
B. Forces of Evolutionary Change
D. Heritability &