Trivia Facts Quiz On Biological Evidence Of Evolution!

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Below is a Trivia Facts Quiz on Biological Evidence of Evolution! Living things have been changing since the beginning of time so that they can exist in their environments and evidence of this has been found for years dating back to millions of years. By taking the quiz, you will get to learn more about the evidence gathered so far to support the theory of evolution.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What kind of adaptation is a long neck on a tortoise?
    • A. 

      Structural

    • B. 

      Behavioral

    • C. 

      Functional

    • D. 

      Physiological

  • 2. 
    Which of these must be false, in order for evolution by natural selection to occur?
    • A. 

      Variation between individuals exists in a population.

    • B. 

      Particular variations of traits are passed on from one generation to the next.

    • C. 

      Resources are limited, leading to competition within the population.

    • D. 

      The particular traits present in one generation have no effect on traits in the next generation.

  • 3. 
    Which explains why a caterpillar might look like a dangerous snake?
    • A. 

      The caterpillar and the snake have the same DNA.

    • B. 

      The caterpillar and the snake have the same predators.

    • C. 

      A mimicry adaptation has evolved in the caterpillar.

    • D. 

      A behavioral adaptation has evolved in the caterpillar.

  • 4. 
    Darwin noticed that animals on the different islands of the Galapagos appeared to be adapted to what?
    • A. 

      Differences in their food

    • B. 

      Differences in their predators

    • C. 

      Differences in altitude

    • D. 

      Differences in temperature

  • 5. 
    An adaptation is best described as occurring over which time scale?
    • A. 

      Over many eras

    • B. 

      Over many generations

    • C. 

      Over one generation

    • D. 

      Over the lifetime of one individual

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