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1. All of the following are evidence for
evolution EXCEPT for:
A. Similar developmental patterns (embryology)
B. Similarities in DNA
C. Differences in genes
D. Homologous Structures
2. What is the importance of DNA in the
A. It moves materials into/out of cell
B. It carries the genes that determine inherited traits
C. It releases energy stored in food
D. It is where necessary proteins are assembled
3. Which of the items is most likely to be
preserved as a fossil?
B. Hair or fur
C. A tooth
D. A flower
4. Which statement best describes the
process of evolution?
A. Populations can survive in different locations on earth
B. Populations grow when resources are abundant
C. Environmental conditions limit the number of species on Earth
D. The traits of species can change over time
5. In a population of codfish, a scientist notes
that some fish have larger or smaller fins than
others. What are these differences?
6. Over many generations, populations of
anteaters have developed longer tongues.
Why might such a change occur?
A. Long tongues help anteaters escape from predators
B. Humans find long tongues more attractive in anteaters
C. Anteaters with longer tongues can reach other food sources
D. Anteaters with longer tongues require more food than those with shorter
7. Which of the following is the best example
of an adaptation that helps an organism
survive in its environment?
A. Green coloring in a lizard living on black igneous rock
B. A layer of scales on an animal that lives in the tundra
C. A thick, waxy cuticle to help conserve water in a desert plant
D. Small, delicate leaves on a plant living in the snow
8. A trait that helps an organism survive and
reproduce is called a(n) ____.
9. Whales are closely related to…
A. Hooved land animals
10. During our Funky Monkey activity, what
controlled whether or not the Funky Monkey
A. the dice
B. the number of Funky Monkeys
C. the great fate bag of beans
D. the environment
11. What is the problem with using carbon
dating to determine a fossil’s age?
A. It can only be used at night
B. It works on living organisms only
C. It can’t determine the age of really old fossils
D. It can only be used to date animal fossils
12. The half-life of Zinc-71 is 2.4 minutes. If
one had 100 g at the beginning, how many
grams would be left after 7.2 minutes?
A. 50 g
B. 25 g
C. 12.5 g
D. 6.25 g
13. After 24 days, 2 mg of an original 128 mg
sample remain. What is the half-life of the
A. 3.4 days
B. 4 days
C. 4.8 days
D. 12 days
14. Fossils in the upper layer of the Earth
resemble organisms from ____ while deeper
fossils look like organisms from ____.
A. the Jurassic Era; the Devonian Era
B. today; the past
C. the past; today
D. the Cretaceous Period; the Cenozoic Era
15. Population will increase its chance of
survival if we increase…
B. Homologous Structures
16. Darwin’s idea about how evolution occurs
is called ____.
B. Natural selection
17. Darwin observed many different species
of finches on the Galapagos Islands. What did
A. They evolved from a common ancestor on the main land
B. They all came from different countries and continents
C. They evolved from many different types of birds
D. They developed from other types of organisms
18. Which bird is BEST adapted to live in a
A. A bird with short, fat legs and large claws
B. A bird with short legs and short, skinny toes
C. A bird with short legs and large webbed feet
D. A bird with long skinny legs and three thick toes with claws
19. Modern whales developed their traits
through natural selection. What occurs during
the process of natural selection?
A. Organisms choose mates from other species to create new species
B. Only the fittest organisms survive and reproduce
C. Breeders selectively cross organisms with desired traits
D. Organisms remain exactly the same over time
20. According to Darwin, how did the food
source on each of the Galapagos Islands
affect how the finches evolved?
A. Birds brought their favorite food with them from the mainland
B. Birds changed food source on the island to match their beaks
C. Birds with beaks adapted to the food source on the island survived
D. Birds ate only certain food sources, causing some to survive/die