SAT Subject Biology Practice Question 96: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 96

6. Terrestrial snakes and aquatic eels have a similar elongated morphology. However, they are not closely related evolutionarily. Their resemblance is an example of

A. analogy
B. homology
C. speciation
D. divergent evolution
E. artificial selection

Correct Answer: A

Explanation:

Analogy is the result of convergent evolution, wherein two distantly related organisms adapt the same strategy or morphology.

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