Gene Flow: Definition & Examples


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The movement of genes from one population to another population is known as _____.

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1. Different forms of a gene are called _____.

2. In the longterm, genetic diversity _____ a species chances of survival?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gene flow is a key concept in the study of genetics, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of what it involves as well as related genetic terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on definitions, effects, and examples of:

  • Genetic diversity
  • Gene flow
  • Different forms of a gene

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can differentiate between genetic events that are and aren't examples of gene flow
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define gene flow
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding genetic diversity

Additional Learning

To learn more about genetics and gene flow, review the accompanying lesson Gene Flow: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define gene flow and know the debate over its definition
  • Define genes
  • Define alleles
  • Understand gene flow through provided examples
  • Define genetic diversity and understand its relation to gene flow