Biology Trivia Quiz On Heredity And Evolution

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Biology Quizzes & Trivia

For most humans, some traits have been known to be passed from the parents to offspring, depending on whose genes are stronger between the two parents. This research on heredity has helped show the chances of a person contracting some diseases. Take up the quiz below and see what you know about hereditary and evolution. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mendel observed 7 pairs of contrasting characters in Pisum sativum. One of the following is not a part of that. Find out.
    • A. 

      Tall and dwarf

    • B. 

      Yellow and green seed colour

    • C. 

      Terminal and axial Flower

    • D. 

      Smooth and rough stem

  • 2. 
    Primitive man evolved in -
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      America

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is inheritable
    • A. 

      An altered gene in sperm

    • B. 

      An altered gene in testes

    • C. 

      An altered gene in zygote

    • D. 

      An altered gene in udder cell

  • 4. 
    Theory of natural selection was proposed by -
    • A. 

      Charles Darwin

    • B. 

      Hugo de Vries

    • C. 

      Gregor Johann Mendel

    • D. 

      Jean Baptise Lamarck

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Affects sperm

    • B. 

      Affects egg

    • C. 

      Affects progeny

    • D. 

      Affects body cell