Evolution Trivia Quiz: Test Your Knowledge!

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Evolution Trivia Quiz: Test Your Knowledge!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Natural Selection is the effect of the environment on reproductive success based on genetic variation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are examples of adaptations?
    • A. 

      Orchid Mantis using camouflage to blend in

    • B. 

      Wolves hunting in packs

    • C. 

      The mimic octopus changing shape/color to look like different animals

    • D. 

      Humans creating automobiles

  • 3. 
    There are 60 genes in the gene pool what is the allelic frequency on X3?
    • A. 

      16/60

    • B. 

      17/60

    • C. 

      18/60

    • D. 

      4/15

  • 4. 
    What was the name of Darwin's ship?
    • A. 

      HMS Bulldog

    • B. 

      HMS Poodle

    • C. 

      HMS Beagle

    • D. 

      HMS Pug

  • 5. 
    Which of these was not a species of tortoise in the Galapagos Island?
    • A. 

      Dome

    • B. 

      Half Shell

    • C. 

      Full Shell

    • D. 

      Saddle back

  • 6. 
    Which of these is most likely to be adapted to eat insects 1,2, 3, 4?
  • 7. 
    The struggle for existence among individuals is ____________ 
    • A. 

      Adaptation

    • B. 

      Mutation

    • C. 

      Survival of the fittest

    • D. 

      Evolution

  • 8. 
    Survival of the fittest and Natural Selection are synonyms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT true of natural selection?
    • A. 

      It acts on genotypes.

    • B. 

      Individuals can not change in their lifetime.

    • C. 

      It is a long process of favoring certain traits.

    • D. 

      It makes changes in the gene pool

  • 10. 
    What scientific discovery, made after Darwin published the Origin of Species, helped to prove evolution? 
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