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Evolution Unit 5

Quiz by Julie Valentine

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  • Q1
    Physical traits that give a survival advantage in a particular environment
    Mutations
    Adaptations
    Natural Selection
    Selective Breeding
    30s
  • Q2
    The dark colored peppered moth became favored due to
    trees being cut down
    meteor showers
    genetic mutation
    pollution by man
    30s
  • Q3
    Organisms with favorable traits will reproduce and pass those traits to offspring
    Selection pressure
    selective breeding
    Natural Selection
    Artificial Selection
    30s
  • Q4
    Organisms that have been around for millions of years
    have gills and lungs
    are unable to die
    adaptations have allowed them to survive
    are mammals
    30s
  • Q5
    This adaptation allows organisms to blend into the environment
    camouflage
    long legs
    large ears
    thick fur
    30s
  • Q6
    Birds of the Galapagos had different shaped beaks due to
    the type of feathers they had
    the search for nesting areas
    the weather of each island
    the type of food available on each island
    30s
  • Q7
    A student went on a fossil dig in a dry habitat. She found aquatic fossils. What can she infer?
    birds dropped fish there
    the are was once covered in water
    native people brought in aquatic organisms
    30s
  • Q8
    Changes in DNA
    Mutation
    Meiosis
    Mitosis
    Cytokinesis
    30s
  • Q9
    Structures/Organs that do not appear to have a use
    Transitional Species
    DNA
    Homologous Structures/Organs
    Vestigial Structures/Organs
    30s
  • Q10
    Using Carbon 14 to give age/date
    half life
    absolute dating
    relative dating
    radioactive decay
    30s
  • Q11
    Comparing layers of rock to show relationship of younger and older
    half life
    relative dating
    radioactive decay
    absolute dating
    30s
  • Q12
    Imprint of an organism in sedimentary rock
    fossil
    skeletal remains
    cave painting
    picture
    30s
  • Q13
    Organisms that cannot adapt to changing environments become
    larger
    aquatic
    more populus
    extinct
    30s
  • Q14
    Similar structures in fossils that are compared to today's organims
    homologous structures
    transitional structures
    vestigial structures
    30s
  • Q15
    Used to support the theory of evolution
    vestigial organs
    all of the choices
    similarities in DNA
    homologous structues
    30s

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