Life Has A History Quiz! Part- II

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History Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cladograms are diagrams that show us:
    • A. 

      How organisms are related to one another

    • B. 

      Which group is missing a common ancestor

    • C. 

      Which group evolved first

  • 2. 
    Extinction is common.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Thousands of years passed between the extinction of dinosaurs and the appearance of the first humans.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Evolution can only happen if there are no variations within a species.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Of all the species that have ever lived on this planet, how many have gone extinct?
    • A. 

    • B. 

      Between 30% and 50%

    • C. 

      Between 60% and 85%

    • D. 

      >90%

  • 6. 
    Natural selection is an important mechanism for evolution. If there is a change in the environment, which of the following statements is correct:
    • A. 

      Those organisms that are the strongest will survive and reproduce.

    • B. 

      Individual organisms will evolve in order to survive and reproduce.

    • C. 

      Those organisms that have features that can take advantage of the environmental change will survive and reproduce.

  • 7. 
    Name three kinds of fossils other than bones and teeth.
  • 8. 
    Name three kinds of evidence that scientists use to determine common ancestry.
  • 9. 
    Dinosaurs existed on earth for _________ millions of years before becoming extinct.