Natural Selection

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Natural Selection

This test represents knowledge i have gained over our unit. I tried to make it as close to your style as possible hope you pass.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who first proposed the theory of evolution?(2)
    • A. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • B. 

      Cavemen

    • C. 

      Charles Darwin

    • D. 

      Mr. Pinkerton

    • E. 

      Don't pick this one

  • 2. 
    What was the name of the name of the explores ship from question 1? (2)
    • A. 

      Newfoundland

    • B. 

      Mayflower

    • C. 

      Queen of the Sea

    • D. 

      Beagle

  • 3. 
    What is a Species? (2)
    • A. 

      A group of organisms that have no similarities

    • B. 

      A turtle found on the Galapagos

    • C. 

      The wrong answer

    • D. 

      A group of of similar organisms that can mate with each other and produce fertile offspring

    • E. 

      A group of of similar organisms that can mate with each other and cannot produce fertile offspring

  • 4. 
    The wings of a bird would be considered an.....? (2)
    • A. 

      Adaptation

    • B. 

      Something all birds posses

    • C. 

      Fossil

    • D. 

      Scientific Theory

  • 5. 
    What is true about Darwin's discoveries? (2)
    • A. 

      He found that the Galapagos organisms came from the mainland

    • B. 

      He hypothesized the theory of evolution

    • C. 

      He discovered iguanas

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 6. 
    Beak shape is an example of a/an------------------- (2)
  • 7. 
    ------------------------ is the process by which individuals that are better adapted to their environment are more likely to survive or reproduce (2)
  • 8. 
    True or False: A turtle missing a fin will benefit from natural selection  (2)
  • 9. 
    True or False:Scientific theory is a quick guess on a topic (2)
  • 10. 
                 Will this bird benefit from natural selection? How do you think he will survive in the wild? (4)
  • 11. 
    How did Darwin explain the difference between the mainland and the island organisms? (3)
  • 12. 
    What are the three components of natural selection explain each of them? (6)
  • 13. 
    Explain how the Shell of a turtle is an adaptation? (4)
  • 14. 
    Pretend like you are a duck with bigger feet than all of your specie.  How will natural selection effect you? How will your adaptation help you ? How will it hurt you? Be Specific and use examples from our material it's worth 15 points