A Level 3 Biology Quiz About Speciation.

7 Questions | Total Attempts: 156

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Speciation Quizzes & Trivia

Evolution is believed to be continuous and scientists expect it to continue. Speciation is a study of Biology where we look at the formation if new and distinct species. How well do you know about the subject? Find out below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an example of adaptive radiation in New Zealand?
    • A. 

      The Kea and Kaka

    • B. 

      The Pukeko and Takahe

    • C. 

      The Hebes

    • D. 

      The Chatham Island Robin

    • E. 

      The Brown and Green Gecko

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is an example of ecological speciation?
    • A. 

      The Kea and the Kaka

    • B. 

      The Pukeko and the Takahe

    • C. 

      The Hebes

    • D. 

      The Chatham Island Robin

    • E. 

      The Brown and Green Gecko

  • 3. 
    In convergent evolution there is...
    • A. 

      Both phenotypic and genetic convergence

    • B. 

      Phenotypic and genetic divergence

    • C. 

      Phenotypic convergence and genetic divergence

    • D. 

      Genotypic convergence and genetic divergence

  • 4. 
    Polyploidy is an example of ________________________ sympatric speciation.
  • 5. 
    An organism that has gained an extra set of chromosomes from another species is an example of...
  • 6. 
    Hybrid inviability is an example of a ______________________ reproductive isolating mechanism.
  • 7. 
    Which of these reproductive isolating mechanism are pre-zygotic...
    • A. 

      Hybrid sterility

    • B. 

      Mechanical differences

    • C. 

      Behavioural differences

    • D. 

      Habitat Difference

    • E. 

      Hybrid Breakdown