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EVOLUTION PRACTICE QUESTIONS SET#1 1) Catastrophism, meaning the regular occurrence of geological or meteorological disturbances (catastrophes), was Cuvier's attempt to explain the existence of A) evolution. B) the fossil record. C) uniformitarianism. D) the origin of new species. E) natural selection. Answer: B Topic: Concept 22.1 Skill: Knowledge/Comprehension 2) Which of the events described below agrees with the idea of catastrophism? 3) What was the prevailing notion prior to the time of Lyell and Darwin? 4) During a study session about evolution, one of your fellow students remarks, "The giraffe stretched its neck while reaching for higher leaves; its offspring inherited longer necks as a result." Which statement is most likely to be helpful in correcting this student's misconception?
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5) Which group is composed entirely of individuals who maintained that species are fixed (i.e., unchanging)? A) Aristotle, Cuvier, and Lamarck B) Linnaeus, Cuvier, and Lamarck C) Lyell, Linnaeus, and Lamarck D) Aristotle, Linnaeus, and Cuvier E) Hutton, Lyell, and Darwin Answer: D Topic: Concept 22.1 Skill: Knowledge/Comprehension
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