Continuous & Discontinuous Variation in a Species


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A variation of a species' traits into types that are found in discrete categories represents:

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1. A person's height is an example of:

2. Which of the following statements are TRUE?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo quickly tests your knowledge of continuous and discontinuous variations in different species. You will be called upon to show examples of each of these variations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions you'll see what you understand about:

  • What a person's height is an example of
  • Variations of species types in discrete categories
  • Examples of continuous and discontinuous variations

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about continuous variations in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as a person's height
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of continuous and discontinuous variations

Additional Learning

For a better understanding of these traits, review the lesson titled Continuous & Discontinuous Variation in a Species. It explains:

  • Examples of variations in bird species
  • Graphical representations of discontinuous variations
  • Causes for variations