The Selfish Gene Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


According to the relatedness calculations in the book, is a child more closely related to a sibling or an uncle? (from Chapter 6)


According to the relatedness calculations in the book, how closely related is an individual to a cousin? (from Chapter 6)


Why does Dawkins say individuals within a species interact more with each other than with other species? (from Chapter 5)


In the example that Dawkins gives, what do pigs sometimes do to the runt of the litter? (from Chapter 8)


What is the most stable type of behavior in the computer simulations of ESS? (from Chapter 5)

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