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Grades: 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 College
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Grade 10 :: Evolution by PMISIAS
How can temporal isolation lead to speciation?
  1. If two populations do not like each other, this may lead to the formation of a separate species
  2. If two populations reproduce in different ways, this may lead them to become separate species
  3. If two populations are separated by a geographic barrier, this will cause them to reproduce with other members of their own species which may them to become separate species
  4. If two populations reproduce at different times, they are unlikely to reproduce with each other which may cause them to become separate species
Grade 10 :: Evolution by MarcBeinder
The papaya mealybug is a pest that poses a threat to many tropical plants. Which fate of the mealybug would result from the inability of the species to reproduce?
  1. The species would mutate
  2. The species would increase
  3. The species would become extinct
  4. The species would continue to thrive
Grade 10 :: Evolution by Drv00d00
During a study session about evolution, one of your fellow students remarks, "The giraffe stretched
its neck while reaching for higher leaves; its offspring inherited longer necks as a result." Which
statement is most likely to be helpful in correcting this student's misconception?
  1. Characteristics acquired during an organism's life are generally not passed on through genes.
  2. Spontaneous mutations can result in the appearance of new traits.
  3. Only favorable adaptations have survival value
  4. Disuse of an organ may lead to its eventual disappearance.
  5. If the giraffes did not have to compete with each other, longer necks would not have been passed on to the next generation.
Grade 9 :: Evolution by outom964
Which scientific theory did Charles Darwin shape?
  1. circumnavigation
  2. cell theory
  3. theory of evolution
  4. climate change theory
Grade 10 :: Evolution by sackjd
Which of these pairs indicates an example of a homologous structure?
  1. the tail of a cheetah and the tail of a dog
  2. the wing of a bat and the wing of a bird
  3. the fluke of a whale and a hand of a human
  4. the ears of an elephant and the scales of a dinosaur
Grade 10 :: Evolution by PMISIAS
One of Charles Darwin's most commonly known species that he observed and studied while on the Galapagos Islands were finches. How did these finches arrive in the Galapagos Islands?
  1. They were left there by previous travelers
  2. They spontaneously generated once food sources were available
  3. They flew, or were blown, from South America
  4. Darwin brought them with him from other places he visited before
Grade 10 :: Evolution by sackjd
Grade 10 :: Evolution by sackjd
With which famous American does Charles Darwin share a birthday, February 12, 1809?
  1. George Washington
  2. Benjamin Franklin
  3. Nicolas Tesla
  4. Abraham Lincoln
Grade 10 :: Evolution by sackjd
Grade 10 :: Evolution by sackjd
In what town was Charles Darwin born?
  1. Dover
  2. Kent
  3. London
  4. Shrewsbury
Grade 10 :: Evolution by sackjd
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