A Test On Evolution! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Ever wondered how much do you know about Evolution? Do you think you can tackle this test on evolution? This quiz will put your knowledge to the test. The focus of this quiz is the difference between macro and microevolution, what is genetic drift, what is a mutation, what is it called when a population is forced to separate because of geographic changes, and what is reproductive isolation. If you are curious to discover more concerning evolution, try this great quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A change in the gene pool from generation to generation is what?
    • A. 

      Macroevolution

    • B. 

      Genetic drift

    • C. 

      Microevolution

  • 2. 
    Genetic Drift is a
    • A. 

      Change in the gene pool due to change

    • B. 

      Seperation of populations as a result of a geopraphic change

    • C. 

      A change in the gene pool

  • 3. 
    What is a mutation and what is an example of a mutation?
    • A. 

      A characteristic you develop over your lifetime, strong muscles

    • B. 

      Change in an organisms DNA, growing a new limb or forearm

    • C. 

      Fitness, babies

  • 4. 
    When a population is forced to seperate because of geographic change this is called what?
    • A. 

      Genetic drift

    • B. 

      Bottleneck effect

    • C. 

      Geographic isolation

  • 5. 
    When evolution from a common ancestor results in a diverse species that are adapted to different environments, this is called what?
    • A. 

      Genetic drift

    • B. 

      Speciation

    • C. 

      Adaptive radiation

  • 6. 
    Where did Darwin make most of his discoveries?
    • A. 

      Cuba

    • B. 

      Galapagos Islands

    • C. 

      Tropics

  • 7. 
    Reproductive isolation is what?
    • A. 

      A reproductive barrier that keeps 2 species from interbreeding

    • B. 

      Seperation of a populations due to geographic change

    • C. 

      A change in the gene pool due to chance

  • 8. 
    What is a node on a Phylogenetic tree?
    • A. 

      A organism

    • B. 

      A recent common ancestor

    • C. 

      A common ancestor

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