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MCAS QUESTION OF THE DAY:

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2014 Spring Release, Biology - High School
Download PDF Document Question 3 - Multiple-Choice

Reporting Category: Evolution and Biodiversity
Standard: 5.3 - Explain how evolution through natural selection can result in changes in biodiversity through the increase or decrease of genetic diversity within a population.

 
Biologists studied a population of lizards. They found that small lizards had trouble defending their territories and that large lizards were more likely than small or medium lizards to be preyed upon by owls.Which of the following graphs represents the most likely distribution for body size in this lizard population?
 
 
 

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