Evolution
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Who was the naturalist that traveled the world to study plants and animals?
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    Albert Einstein
    Charles Darwin
    Charles Barkley
    Isaac Newton
  • Question 2
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    Q. The gradual change in species over time is...
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    Evolution
    Nucleotide 
    Adaptation
    Natural Selection
  • Question 3
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    Q. To adjust to a changing environment
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    Mutation
    Adapt
  • Question 4
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    Q. Darwin wrote that organisms with traits that are best suited to the environment will ________________
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    increase in number
    become extinct
  • Question 5
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    Q. What characteristic did Darwin observe about the finches on the Galapagos Islands?
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    Their feathers 
    Genotypes 
    Their beaks
    Their body sizes
  • Question 6
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    Q. Another word for adapt is ____________.
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    change
    create
  • Question 7
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    Q. Which term refers to the process by which individuals that are better suited to the environment survive and reproduce therefore passing down their genes to their offspring? 
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    Evolution 
    Variation 
    Adaptation
    Natural Selection 
  • Question 8
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    Q. When an organism completely dies out, it is called.....
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    Adaption
    Extinction
    Fossilization
    Mutation
  • Question 9
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    Q. The white feathers of a snowy owl allow it to blend in with its environment during the winter months (snow). This is an example of ________________
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    Species
    Environmental Change
    Adaptation
    Variation
  • Question 10
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    Q. Darwin referred to this as survival of the fittest. Over time, it results in changes in the inherited characteristics of a population because organisms with adaptations that make them fit for their environment will survive and reproduce better than those without favorable traits.
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    Natural Selection
    Genetic Variation
    Survival of the Fittest
  • Question 11
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    Q. Genetic differences between organisms of the same species
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    Variation
    Adaptation
    Behavior
    Environment
  • Question 12
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    Q. What is the advantage of having different shaped beaks?
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    To look different from other species.
    To be able to eat the food readily available in the environment.
    To protect itself against predators.
    To protect itself against prey.
  • Question 13
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    Q. The struggle for existence against other members of an organisms species is
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    Competition
    Natural Selection
    gene flow
    genetic drift
  • Question 14
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    Q. Darwin's expedition took how many years?
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    3
    4
    5
    6
  • Question 15
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    Q. Darwin's expedition was called the Voyage of the _________.
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    Titanic
    Beagle
  • Question 16
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    Q. Remains of ancient organisms are called
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    Extinctions
    Fossils
    Mutations
    Variations
  • Question 17
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    Q. Which of the following is NOT a factor that affects the process of natural selection?
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    Overpopulation
    Fossils
    Competition
    Variations
  • Question 18
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    Q. A well-tested concept that explains a wide range of observations is called a(an):
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    hypothesis
    experiment
    cause and effect
    scientific theory
  • Question 19
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    Q. A group of similar organisms that can mate with each other and produce fertile offspring is called a species.  
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    True  
    False
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