Trivia Questions: Theory Of Evolution! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Differential reproductive success caused by the environment.
    • A. 

      Acquired trait

    • B. 

      Fossil

    • C. 

      Natural selection

  • 2. 
    Trait that is not determined by genes.
    • A. 

      Natural selection

    • B. 

      Acquired trait

    • C. 

      Vestigal structure

  • 3. 
    Trace of long-dead organism.
    • A. 

      Phylogeny

    • B. 

      Fossil

    • C. 

      Adaptation

  • 4. 
    Process in which results in similar traits in unrelated species.
    • A. 

      Convergent evolution

    • B. 

      Phylogeny

    • C. 

      Vestigal structure

  • 5. 
    Process in which many related species evolved from a single ancestral species.
    • A. 

      Adaptive radiation

    • B. 

      Adaptation

    • C. 

      Fossil

  • 6. 
    Relationships among groups of organisms.
    • A. 

      Phylogeny

    • B. 

      Fossil

    • C. 

      Natural selection

  • 7. 
    A trait that makes an individual successful.
    • A. 

      Vestigal structure

    • B. 

      Adaptation

    • C. 

      Acquired trait

  • 8. 
    Useful to an ancestor.
    • A. 

      Vestigal structure

    • B. 

      Convergent evolution

    • C. 

      Fossil

  • 9. 
    Analogous features
    • A. 

      Look different, have dissimilar embryological orgins

    • B. 

      Look similar, haves similar embryological orgins

    • C. 

      Look different, haves similar embryological orgins

  • 10. 
    Pattern of evolution that is usually a response to different habitats is
    • A. 

      Artificial features

    • B. 

      Divergent evolution

    • C. 

      Coevolution

  • 11. 
    A process that results in similar traits in unrelated species.
  • 12. 
    Breeding of organisms by humans for specific phenotypic characteristics.
  • 13. 
    Two or more related populations or species become more and more dissimilar.
  • 14. 
    Study of the geographical distribution of fossils and or living organisms.
  • 15. 
    States that successive layers of rock or soil were deposited on top of 1 another by wind or water.
  • 16. 
    Island charlie darwin visited
  • 17. 
    Change of two or more species in close association w/ each other.
  • 18. 
    Similar features originated in a shared ancestor.
  • 19. 
    States that geological structure of earth resulted from cycles of observable processes and that this process operates continuously.
  • 20. 
    Rocklike model of the organism.
  • 21. 
    Essentially imprinted in rock in the shape of an organism.
  • 22. 
    Dust, sand, or mud, deposited by wind or water.
  • 23. 
    Traits favorable for some species and not for others are
  • 24. 
    Existence of very similar embryological forms among species imply that
  • 25. 
    Saying a fossil is older or younger than another fossil.
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