Evolution Trivia: How Well You Know? Quiz

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How well do you know about evolution? Could you pass this quiz? Evolution involves the change in heritable characteristics of biological populations over generations. Darwin was the first to make known the theory of evolution. Survival of the fittest is the most well-known term in evolution. It is the natural selection of who is suitable to survive. The survival of a species depends on reproducing. This awesome quiz will help you learn more about evolution. Go for it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Most people think evolution is controversial.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Most scientist agree on evolution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Describe the phrase- Survival of the fittest.
    • A. 

      The biggest organism lives the longest

    • B. 

      The fastest organism lives the longest

    • C. 

      The strongest organism lives the longest

    • D. 

      The organism with the most favorable trait lives the longest

  • 4. 
    Survival of a species depends on
    • A. 

      Reproducing

    • B. 

      Living the longest

    • C. 

      Being the fastest

    • D. 

      Not eating

  • 5. 
    Why would a white snake not live long in the tropical rainforest?
    • A. 

      White snakes do live in the rainforest

    • B. 

      They are easy to see

    • C. 

      White snakes are more poisonous

    • D. 

      White snakes are faster

  • 6. 
    What scientist gets credit for the Theory of Evolution?
    • A. 

      Charles Darwin

    • B. 

      Sean Baptiste Lamarck

    • C. 

      Gregor Mendel

    • D. 

      Coach Pearson

  • 7. 
    If a group of giraffes lived in an area where there were no trees,  what trait would favor the giraffes? 
    • A. 

      No change

    • B. 

      Shorter neck

    • C. 

      Longer neck

    • D. 

      Shorter legs

  • 8. 
    Why does a white moth in a snowy forest live longer?
    • A. 

      They are harder to see

    • B. 

      They are easier to see

    • C. 

      They are easier to eat

    • D. 

      They taste bad

  • 9. 
    What would happen if organisms couldn't change with their ecosystem?
    • A. 

      Organisms would die

    • B. 

      Organisms would benefit

    • C. 

      Organisms would be eradicated

    • D. 

      Organisms would become extinct 

  • 10. 
    The Indian leaf butterfly has traits that allow it to resemble a leaf. The bright colors of the monarch butterfly indicate that the butterfly tastes bad and can be poisonous. How does the appearance of these butterflies help them to survive?
    • A. 

      The Indian leaf butterfly is able to avoid predators while the monarch butterfly warns predators away.

    • B. 

      The Indian leaf butterfly frightens predators away while the monarch butterfly poisons predators before they can eat it.

    • C. 

      H Both butterflies rely on camouflage to avoid predation.

    • D. 

      Both butterflies cooperate with one another to avoid predation.

  • 11. 
    Which rhinoceros species is best adapted for feeding in the large open grasslands of Africa’s Serengeti ecosystem?
    • A. 

      Black rhinoceros

    • B. 

      White rhinoceros

    • C. 

      Sumatran rhinoceros

    • D. 

      Javan rhinoceros

  • 12. 
    The iris controls the size and shape of the pupil. Which eye most likely belongs to an animal that is active most of the day on white desert sand?
    • A. 

      G

    • B. 

      J

    • C. 

      H

    • D. 

      F