Chapter 22 Evolution Quiz / Review On Evolution

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an example of the pattern of evolution
    • A. 

      Natural selection

    • B. 

      Heredity

    • C. 

      The fossil record of the evolution of the modern cataceans

    • D. 

      Descent with modification


  • 2. 
    Charles Darwin was the first person to conclude organisms evolve
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 3. 
    An adaption is
    • A. 

      A trait that gives rise to a new species

    • B. 

      The cause of natural selection

    • C. 

      A trait that gives an organism a reproductive advantage in the current enviorment

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 4. 
    From his observations of organisms in the galapagos islands, darwin reasoned that...
    • A. 

      All island species should be similar to eachother

    • B. 

      The shape of a birds beak does not effect is ability to survive and reproduce

    • C. 

      Organisms had adapted to new enviorments , giving rise to new species

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 5. 
    Which of the following observations led to Darwin's major inferences?    
    • A. 

      Body parts that are not used deteriorate over time

    • B. 

      Members of a population vary in their heritable traits

    • C. 

      Although organisms can produce huge numbers of offspring, many of these offspring do not survive.

    • D. 

      The second and third anwsers are correct


  • 6. 
    Which one of the following researchers developed a theory of evolution that was very similar to Charles Darwin's?
    • A. 

      Lamarck

    • B. 

      Cuvier

    • C. 

      Wallace

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 7. 
    A group of small fish live in a lake with a uniformly light-brown sandy bottom. Most of the fish are light brown, but about 10% are mottled. This fish species is often prey for large birds that live on the shore. A construction company dumps a load of gravel in the bottom of the lake, giving it a mottled appearance. Which of these statements presents the most accurate prediction of what will happen to this fish population
    • A. 

      As the mottled fish are eaten, more will be produced to fill the gap.

    • B. 

      In two generations, all the fish will be mottled.

    • C. 

      There is no way to predict the result.

    • D. 

      The proportion of mottled fish will increase over time.


  • 8. 
    A challenge to traditional (pre-1860) ideas about species came from embryology, when it was discovered that
    • A. 

      All animals develop similar embryonic gills

    • B. 

      Embryos of dissimilar organisms, such as sharks and humans, resemble each other

    • C. 

      The embryological development of many plants and animals is almost identical

    • D. 

      Mutations have a far more dramatic effect on embryos than on adult organisms


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