Evolution Quizzes & Trivia

The topic of our present trivia is at the center of one of the most heated debates around the world at the moment. Many argue for it because of scientific reasons. Many argue against it because of personal beliefs and other such reasons. No matter what, evolution is a fact in today’s world and whether you accept it or not is a personal issue. Nevertheless, it is worth knowing what it refers to and its history.

Our trivia has a large number of questions such as: According to evolution, all life on Earth descends from a last universal ancestor who lived how long ago? What was the name of the book in which Darwin published his theory of evolution? If you can answer these then you should try our evolution trivia.
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Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 4691   |  Last updated: Dec 13, 2016
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    A cross between two individuals results in a ration of 9 : 3 : 3 : 1 for four possible phenotypes of progeny. This is an example of a:

This exam is to test your knowledge of geologic time.

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 923   |  Last updated: Feb 15, 2013
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    __________ is the division of Earth’s history based on life forms which lived during that period.

Questions: 13  |  Attempts: 628   |  Last updated: Apr 21, 2020
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    Name the order of the evolutionary eras from earliest to latest.

A (little bit) tougher version of the evolution quiz, with more challenging multiple choice questions and a few open-ended short answer questions. Enjoy, and good luck.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 883   |  Last updated: Oct 17, 2018
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    The distinction between homologous and analogous structures can be summarized as follows:

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 592   |  Last updated: May 15, 2018
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    Origin of life as a result of chemical evolution has been properly explained by or the most logical biochemical theory of origin of life has been given by

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