IB Biology Test On Evolution! Trivia Quiz

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When it comes to science, it is believed that human beings are evolutionary beings, and since the beginning of time have been changing and are still changing. We got to understand the evolution of humans from our previous classes. Test knowledge on points from the International Baccalaureate program dealing with evolution by taking up the quiz below. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who wrote the book "Origin of Species"
    • A. 

      Albert Einstein

    • B. 

      David Baltimore

    • C. 

      Charles Darwin

    • D. 

      Raymond Dart

  • 2. 
    The human species is most closely related to which animal?
    • A. 

      Chimpanzee

    • B. 

      Gibbon

    • C. 

      Gorilla

    • D. 

      Monkey

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Species

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      Individual

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not a cause of variation in a population?
    • A. 

      Genetic Mutation

    • B. 

      Migration

    • C. 

      Chance

    • D. 

      Environmental Alterations

  • 6. 
    The wing of an insect (ex: Butterfly) and the wing of bird (ex: Heron) are considered to be:
    • A. 

      Analogous Structures

    • B. 

      Homologous Structures

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 7. 
    In an environment a population tends to produce:
    • A. 

      Less offspring than the environment can support.

    • B. 

      More offspring than the environment can support.

    • C. 

      Approximately the right amount of offspring that the environment can support.

  • 8. 
    Which process do scientists use to determine the age of the earth?
    • A. 

      Carbon Dating

    • B. 

      Potassium-Argon Dating

    • C. 

      Radiometric Dating

  • 9. 
    It is estimated that humans an apes diverged away from each other :
    • A. 

      500 thousand years ago

    • B. 

      5 million years ago

    • C. 

      50 million years ago

  • 10. 
    Before the industrial revolution in Britain the peppered moth has both lighter and darker shades, however, after the industrial revolution on the darker moths managed to survive. This is an example of evolution due to:
    • A. 

      Environmental Change

    • B. 

      Migration

    • C. 

      Selective Breeding