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SELF QUIZ 10: MATING SYSTEMS
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1. What is the difference between primary and secondary sexual characteristics?

2. What is it called when males and females look different due to having different secondary sexual characteristics?

3. Name and define the two major components of natural selection given in class materials. Be able to choose which type applies in specific examples.

4. Name and define the two major components of sexual selection given in class materials. Be able to choose which type applies in specific examples.

5. Name and define the three major types of intrasexual selection given in class materials. Be able to choose which type applies in specific examples.

6. Name and define the four major types of intersexual selection given in class materials. Be able to choose which type applies in specific examples.

7. How might a characteristic move from being a product of good gene selection to one of runaway selection?

8. Define and give the pros and cons of mongamy.

9. Define and give the pros and cons of polygamy.

10. Name and define the 3 types of polygamy given in class materials.