Natural Selection Vocabulary
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by Jolene Bankson
| 20 Questions
1
5
A deep sleep which an animal slows down its body
A - hormone
B - hibernation
C - Stimulus
D -population
2
5
anything that causes a reaction or change in an organism
A -response
B - stimulus
C -estivation
D - fight or flight
3
5
An organism's reaction to a stimulus
A - hormone
B- response
C - adaptation
D - artificial selection
4
5
Response in an organism characterized by an increased heart rate, anxiety, decreased blood supply to muscles
A - population
B - fight or flight
C - variation
D - estivation
5
5
Chemical signal produced in one part of an organism that affects cell activity in another part of the organism
A -adaptation
B - mutation
C - artificial selecion
D - horomone
6
5
humans breed specific planst or animals for desired traits
A -adaptation
B - mutation
C - artificial selecion
D - horomone
7
5
An inherited trait that improves survival and reproductive success
A -adaptation
B - mutation
C - artificial selecion
D - horomone
8
5
Change in DNA
A -adaptation
B - mutation
C - artificial selecion
D - horomone
9
5
The movement of organisms toward or away from an external stimulus
A - variation
B - estivation
C - internal stimulus
D - taxis
10
5
Comes from inside an organism's body
A - variation
B - estivation
C - internal stimulus
D - taxis
11
5
when internal processes slow down during hot, dry weather
A - variation
B - estivation
C - internal stimulus
D - taxis
12
5
differences that occur in individuals within a species
A - variation
B - estivation
C - internal stimulus
D - taxis
13
5
when plants conserve energy and stop growing
A - Dormancy
B - Species
C - Behavior
D - Sensory Organs
14
5
group of organisms that can reproduce only with one another and not with other organisms
A - Dormancy
B - Species
C - Behavior
D - Sensory Organs
15
5
set of actions taken by an organism in response to a stimulus
A - Dormancy
B - Species
C - Behavior
D - Sensory Organs
16
5
eyes, noses, skin, whiskers, ears
A - Dormancy
B - Species
C - Behavior
D - Sensory Organs
17
5
a process by which organisms that inherit helpful traits tend to reproduce more successfully
A - natural selection
B - evolution
C - population
D - homeostasis
18
5
maintaining a stable balance in the body
A - natural selection
B - evolution
C - population
D - homeostasis
19
5
process by which populations gradually change over time
A - natural selection
B - evolution
C - population
D - homeostasis
20
5
a group of organisms of the same species that live in the same place at the same time
A - natural selection
B - evolution
C - population
D - homeostasis
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