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NClaborn

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Question 1

Which term is given to the total genetic information carried by all members of a population?
◦ chromosome complement
◦ breeding unit
◦ race
◦ genome
◦ gene pool

Question 2

A number of mechanisms operate to maintain genetic diversity in a population. Why is such diversity favored?
◦ Diversity leads to inbreeding advantages.
◦ Genetic diversity helps populations avoid diploidy.
◦ Greater genetic diversity increases the chances of haploidy.
◦ Homozygosity is an evolutionary advantage.
◦ Genetic diversity may better adapt a population to inevitable changes in the environment.


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