Evolution and Natural Selection
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  • Question 1
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    Q. ____ is when members of a species that are best suited for their environment survive and reproduce at a higher rate than other members of the species
    answer choices
    natural selection
    artificial selection
    speciation
    adaptation
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Which is necessary for speciation to occur?
    answer choices
    adaptation
    mass extinction
    isolation
    acquired traits
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following means "change over time"
    answer choices
    natural selection
    speciation
    evolution
    isolation
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. The differences among a species, like different bird beaks, are called
    answer choices
    theories
    variations
    adaptations
    genes
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. ___ are mistakes in the DNA that cause variation within a species.
    answer choices
    mutations
    adaptations
    speciations
    isolations
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Any inherited trait that gives an organism an advantage in its environment is called ___.
    answer choices
    a mutation
    an adaptation
    evolution
    natural selection
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. The evolution of a new species from an existing species is ____.
    answer choices
    natural selection
    isolation
    speciation
    genetic variation
  • Question 8
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    Q. Organisms with the most beneficial traits will survive.  This is commonly known as ___.
    answer choices
    theory of evolution
    variations
    survival of the fittest
    ecosystems
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Most organisms have more offspring than will survive 
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Why are advantageous traits more likely to be passed on to the offspring?
    answer choices
    Because parents with those traits can teach their offspring
    Because parents with those traits can surive and reproduce better
    Because parents with those traits care more about their offspring
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