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Question 1: Hybrids should not be confused with chimaeras such as the chimera between sheep and ________ known as the geep.
Domestic sheepMilkGoatCattle

Question 2: Population hybrids - result from the crossing of plants or animals in a ________ with another population.
World populationPopulation growthPopulationOverpopulation

Question 3: ________, [X Cupressocyparis leylandii] hybrid between Monterey Cypress and Nootka Cypress.
Leighton Hall, PowysCallitropsis nootkatensisCupressus macrocarpaLeyland Cypress

Question 4: [11] While this is a negative in a crop such as ________, when growing a crop which produces no seeds would be pointless, it is an attractive attribute in some fruits.

Question 5: Recently DNA analysis of a bear shot by a hunter in the ________ confirmed the existence of naturally-occurring and fertile grizzly–polar bear hybrids.
CanadaNunavutNorthwest TerritoriesYukon

Question 6: a structural hybrid results from the fusion of gametes that have differing structure in at least one ________, as a result of structural abnormalities
ChromosomeAutosomeChromosomal translocationKaryotype

Question 7: Hybrids between different species within the same genus (such as between ________ and tigers) are sometimes known as interspecific hybrids or crosses.
Gray WolfCheetahLionSpotted Hyena

Question 8: The replacement of locally indigenous breeds, compounded with unintentional cross-pollination and crossbreeding (________), has reduced the gene pools of various wild and indigenous breeds resulting in the loss of genetic diversity.
Genetic erosionGenetic pollutionPopulation geneticsHybrid (biology)

Question 9:
  • Zeedonk or Zonkey, a zebra/________ cross.
    DonkeyMuleEquus (genus)Onager

Question 10: Zony or Zetland, a zebra/________ cross ("zony" is a generic term; "zetland" is specifically a hybrid of the Shetland pony breed with a zebra)
HorsePonyThoroughbredArabian horse


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