Biology: Evolution Unit Review

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Biology: Evolution Unit Review
This quiz will help you prepare for the unit test on evolution.

  
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1.  Which of the statements about evolution is NOT true?
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The flounder has developed a flat sandy-colored body that allows it to lie on the ocean floor where it cannot be seen by predators or prey. The flounder's phenotype is an example of _________________.
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3.  An area where a population of wolves lives is getting colder. Even though the wolves do not have predators, they often die as a result of the cold temperatures. In this climate, natural selection should favor individuals that possess which of the following?
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4.  Ms. Puckett uses an ant spray to kill the ants in her house. Over several months, she notices that fewer and fewer ants are dying and more are living. This is happening because of what process?
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5.  Why do all mammals have hair on their bodies?
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The polar bear's thick fur and layer of fat are examples of ______________ that enable it to survive in an extrememely cold environment.
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7.  In order for evolution to take place, which of the following must be true:
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Salamanders with longer tongues tend to live more years than those with short tongues. Long tongues probably enable the salamander to catch more food. This is an example of Darwin's concept of __________.
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9.  One of the birds found on the Galapagos Islands is the medium ground finch. These birds prefer to eat small seeds, which are easier to eat than large seeds. However, when food is scarce, such as during a drought, some of the birds can eat larger seeds. The ability to crush and eat larger seeds is related to beak thickness, an inherited characteristic. Birds with thicker beaks are able to crush large seeds more easily. Which of the following would we be likely to see during times of drought?
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The change in the color of the peppered moth in England during the Industrial Revolution was the result of a process called _______________.
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Look at the picture of the cats below: The difference in the color of cats is known as ______.
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12.  Scientists can compare DNA sequences of different species of animals. The species that are most closely related will
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