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Adaptations and Natural Selection

Quiz by Patrick Brommer

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11 questions
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  • Q1
    Any characteristic that allows an organism to survive its environment
    mutation
    natural selection
    adaptation
    extinction
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  • Q2
    The amount of individuals that remain after a certain amount of time
    natural selection
    survival rate
    evolution
    extinction
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  • Q3
    The process in which the environment allows certain characteristics to remain to help organisms survive
    extinction
    evolution
    adaptation
    natural selection
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  • Q4
    Any change to the DNA of an organism
    extinction
    mutation
    evolution
    adaptation
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  • Q5
    A structure or feature of an organism that had a function but no longer has a function
    fossil
    vestigial
    mutation
    anatomical
    20s
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  • Q6
    The end of an organism or a group of organism
    fossil
    survival rate
    extinction
    evolution
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  • Q7
    Relating to the body of an organism
    anatomical
    fossil
    mutation
    vestigial
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  • Q8
    Which of these is NOT an example of a vestigial structure or response in a human?
    tailbone
    appendix
    goose bumps
    teeth
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  • Q9
    Which of these is NOT an example of an adaptation?
    being really tall
    thorns on plant stems
    zebra stripe
    camoflauge
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  • Q10
    Which of the following root system BEST helps a plant survive dry environments where there is an underground water source?
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    B
    A
    C
    D
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  • Q11
    Looking at these bones, which of the following statements best explains how all four are related?
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    all structures are used to walk
    the organisms have similarities in skin features
    all structures have a similar function
    the organisms have the same structures
    45s
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