TMA4/BIO403 – Population Genetics

TMA Quiz Questions
BIO403 – Population Genetics
Dr. Chukwu Maureen ( )
1 The chisquare test gives us the probability that the difference between what we observed and what we expect under the Hardy Weinberg is due to ___
2 Which of the following is true of males for sex-linked traits?
3 When a trait is completely recessive, both the hetrozygote and the dominant homozygote have a fitness of _____
4 Which of the following gives the contribution of each genotype to the next generation in a Hardy Weinberg population where selection occurs leading to the survival of the genotypes?
5 Which of the following best describe sexlinked traits?
6 Which of the following is an important consequencies of having many alleles at a locus
7 Which of the following is very useful in describing the gene pool?
8 Hardy-Weinberg laws depend on the following assumptions except __.
9 A measure of the relative intensity of selection against a genotype is known as _____
10 Which of the following is not true of natural selection?
11 Adaptation arises chiefly from____
12 Which of the following is not true of migartion?
13 Recessive x-linked traits are more frequent among___
14 If the alleles are sex-linked, equillibrum frequencies are approached in ____generations
15 It is not possible to differentiate between homozygous dominant and heterozygous class in which of the following dominant states?
16 The relative mobility of protein is generally a function of the following except:
17 In order for migration to affect the make up of the gene pool,population must differ in their ___
18 The change in allelic frequency from migration depend on which of the following factors? I the proportion of of the migrants in the final population, II The difference in allelic frequency between the migrants and the residents
19 Which of the following forms of genetic drift has frequently been used to expalin evolution of new species?
20 Which of the following is /are the effects of gene flow on a population? Introduces new alleles to the population IIChanges the allelic frequencies within the recipient population III Different populations remain smaller
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