Evolution And Diversity Questions! Trivia Quiz

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Evolution And Diversity Questions! Trivia Quiz

Looking for a practice quiz on evolution? Here is one for you. Evolution explains the diversity of life on this planet, shows our connection to living things, and demonstrates the power of the process of nature. This quiz inquires about the order of the evolutionary eras from earliest to latest and the oldest tier of rocks in the sedimentary rocks. This great quiz will reveal the facts about evolution. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is NOT true about all living organisms?
    • A. 

      They are composed of one or more cells.

    • B. 

      They contain DNA.

    • C. 

      They must all have a brain.

    • D. 

      They can extract energy from the environment.

  • 2. 
    Who used microscopes to first observe "Little Boxes" in tissue and plants?
    • A. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Gregor Mendel

    • D. 

      Thomas Malthus

  • 3. 
    Eucaryote cells are relatively simple.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of these is not a 'Domain of Life'?
    • A. 

      Archaea

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Eucaryote

    • D. 

      Prokaryote

  • 5. 
    Which of these following combination is possible?
    • A. 

      A+g

    • B. 

      T+t

    • C. 

      C+t

    • D. 

      T+a

  • 6. 
    DNA transcribes into ______ which translates into ______.
  • 7. 
    The earth is
    • A. 

      4.54 billion years old

    • B. 

      45.4 million years old

    • C. 

      45.4 billion years old

    • D. 

      4.54 million years old

  • 8. 
    The endosymbiotic theory is the theory that eukaryote cells evolved as a collection of bacteria cells that existed in a symbiotic relationship.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What animal did Darwin study on the Galapagos islands?
    • A. 

      Giraffes

    • B. 

      Finches

    • C. 

      Frogs

    • D. 

      Darwin never visited the Galapagos islands

  • 10. 
    Who performed the 'Pea plant' experiments?
    • A. 

      Charles Darwin

    • B. 

      Thomas Malthus

    • C. 

      Alfred Russell Wallace

    • D. 

      Gregor Mendel

  • 11. 
    Which of these is an example of artificial selection?
    • A. 

      The peacock with the biggest tails mate more often.

    • B. 

      Humans picking the biggest vegetables to breed.

    • C. 

      The slowest antelope dieing off quicker.

    • D. 

      The giraffes evolving longer necks to reach the highest leaves.

  • 12. 
    Individuals that evolve pass their traits through generations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    DNA regions that are transcribed into RNA are known as _____.
  • 14. 
    Humans contain how many PAIRS of chromosomes?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      46

    • D. 

      48

  • 15. 
    Different versions of a gene are called _______.
  • 16. 
    The sum of all alleles in a population is known as a(n) __________.
  • 17. 
    Which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      A Genotype depends on a phenotype.

    • B. 

      A Phenotype depends on a Genotype.

  • 18. 
    Which of these is not a requirement of Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium?
    • A. 

      Mating is Random

    • B. 

      There is good gene flow

    • C. 

      There must be no mutations

    • D. 

      There must be no selection for or against any allele

  • 19. 
    This graph is an example of
    • A. 

      Directional Selection

    • B. 

      Stabilizing Selection

    • C. 

      Disruptive Selection

    • D. 

      Extreme Selection

  • 20. 
    Muller's Rachet predicts that ______ populations are doomed to accumulate mutations.
    • A. 

      Sexual

    • B. 

      Asexual

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