The Origin Of Species By Charles Darwin! Trivia Facts Quiz

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The Origin Of Species By Charles Darwin! Trivia Facts Quiz

The origin of species by Charles Darwin was a book that gave us an idea of how living things have changed throughout time. That being said, there is much someone who has read the book can predict about the human race and changes they are undergoing. Take this trivia and test your understanding of the theories of Charles Darwin. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the first chapter of ORIGIN OF SPECIES, Darwin notes that varieties of what kind of plants and animals differ more than varieties of what other kind of plants and animals?
    • A. 

      Large plants and animals differ more than small plants and animals.

    • B. 

      Warm climate plants and animals differ more than cold climate plants and animals.

    • C. 

      Water plants and animals differ more than land plants and animals.

    • D. 

      Species of plants and animals that were cultivated less recently differ more than the uncultivated parent species in nature

  • 2. 
    In the first chapter of ORIGIN OF SPECIES, Darwin concludes that the variety of climates and conditions in which domesticated species are raised has what effect?
    • A. 

      It causes domesticated species to vary more than uncultivated parent species.

    • B. 

      It has an effect only on primarily on the lifespans of domesticated species.

    • C. 

      It has (primarily) a very temporary effect on domesticated species.

    • D. 

      It causes the climates and conditions to slowly change to that best for the species.

  • 3. 
    In the first chapter of ORIGIN OF SPECIES, Darwin notes that Andrew Knight proposes that excess food might cause what?
    • A. 

      A significant reduction in the overall variation of species.

    • B. 

      Variation of species in domesticated settings.

    • C. 

      A significant increase in disease among species.

    • D. 

      A depletion in other resources necessary for life.

  • 4. 
    In the first chapter of ORIGIN OF SPECIES, Darwin notes there is no case on record for what kind of species ceasing to continue variation?
    • A. 

      Species under cultivation.

    • B. 

      Species that consume primarily animals.

    • C. 

      Species that live primarily underground.

    • D. 

      Species that have reverted to a wild form.

  • 5. 
    According to Darwin, which mechanism is responsible for evolution?
    • A. 

      Variation

    • B. 

      Natural selection

    • C. 

      Descent with modification

    • D. 

      Rudimentary organs