The Evidence Of Evolution

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The Evidence Of Evolution

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT evidence in support of evolution?
    • A. 

      Fossils

    • B. 

      Homologous structures

    • C. 

      Vestigial structures

    • D. 

      Mutations

  • 2. 
    Organs that have a similar structure in different species but have different functions are called what?
    • A. 

      Vestigial organs

    • B. 

      Homologous structures

    • C. 

      Embryos

    • D. 

      Fossils

  • 3. 
    A horse has small toe bones behind its hoof, under the skin. They have no purpose or function. What kind of organs are they?
    • A. 

      Vestigial

    • B. 

      Homologous

    • C. 

      Adaptive

    • D. 

      Radioactive

  • 4. 
    Radiometric dating is a method used to do what?
    • A. 

      Determine what kind of sediment is in rocks

    • B. 

      Determine how much radiation is in an organism

    • C. 

      Find the age of a fossil

    • D. 

      Locate fossil deposits

  • 5. 
    Which one of the following is NOT a type of fossil?
    • A. 

      Cast

    • B. 

      Trace

    • C. 

      Whole body in amber

    • D. 

      Dried leaf in mud

  • 6. 
    Which one of the following species belongs to the Great Apes?
    • A. 

      Lemur

    • B. 

      Human

    • C. 

      Spider monkey

    • D. 

      Gibbon

  • 7. 
    Which one of the following animals is NOT a primate?
    • A. 

      Lemur

    • B. 

      Monkey

    • C. 

      Kangaroo

    • D. 

      Human

  • 8. 
    Lucy was a fossil of a very early hominid. Was Lucy a primate?
    • A. 

      Yes, because all hominids are primates.

    • B. 

      No, because hominids are not primates.

    • C. 

      There's not enough information to tell.

    • D. 

      Maybe. It depends on which scientist you ask.

  • 9. 
    Which one of the following was NOT an early primate species?
    • A. 

      Rana pipiens

    • B. 

      Australopithicus africanus

    • C. 

      Homo erectus

    • D. 

      Homo habilis

  • 10. 
    Which one of the following is a fossil?
    • A. 

      A bone dug from a 200-year-old gravesite

    • B. 

      A Native American arrowhead

    • C. 

      A 10,000-year-old footprint of a Woolly Mammoth

    • D. 

      A chicken bone from KFC you find in your yard