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Chapter 14 - Biology Exam

Question:

The frequency of heterozygosity for the sickle cell anemia allele is unusually high,

presumably because this reduces the frequency of malaria. Such a relationship is related to whichof the following?

A) Mendel's law of independent assortment

B) Mendel's law of segregation

C) Darwin's explanation of natural selection

D) Darwin's observations of competition

E) The malarial parasite changing the allele

Answer:

C) Darwin's explanation of natural selection



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Question: The frequency of heterozygosity for the sickle cell anemia allele is unusually high, presumably because this reduces the frequency of malaria. Such a relationship is related to whichof the following? A) Mendel's law of independent assortment B) Mendel's law of segregation C) Darwin's explanation of natural selection D) Darwin's observations of competition E) The malarial parasite changing the allele
Answer: C) Darwin's explanation of natural selection