chap 18, 19, 20, 52 evolution fady

chap 18, 19, 20, 52 evolution fady - Name: _ Class: _ Date:...

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Name: ________________________ Class: ___________________ Date: __________ ID: A 2 chap 18, 19, 20, 52 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. Evolution is genetic change in __________ that occurs over time. a. an individual b. a population c. a community d. an ecosystem e. the biosphere ____ 2. The rapid evolution of bacteria and fungi in certain environments is used in the field of: a. bioremediation. b. human disease genetics. c. medical diagnostics. d. human genome sequencing. e. plant genomics. ____ 3. __________ arranged organisms into a scale of nature and first stated that organisms changed toward the more complex and perfect. a. Dobzhansky b. Lamarck c. Erasmus Darwin d. Charles Darwin e. Aristotle ____ 4. Passing on traits or characteristics that were acquired during the lifetime of an organism to its offspring is a concept that is attributed to: a. Alfred Wallace. b. Charles Darwin. c. Charles Lyell. d. Jean Baptiste de Lamarck. e. Thomas Malthus. ____ 5. The islands where Charles Darwin observed variation among organisms and compared them to those organisms found on the mainland were the: a. Channel Islands. b. Falkland Islands. c. Galapagos Islands. d. Canary Islands. e. Virgin Islands. ____ 6. On the Galapagos Islands, Charles Darwin questioned why: a. the island species resembled those on other arid islands. b. the island species resembled those from nearby islands. c. the islands were inhabited at all since they were 600 miles from South America. d. the island species resembled those from South America. e. the island species were not unique.
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Name: ________________________ ID: A 2 ____ 7. Fossil evidence shows that giraffes living 1000 years ago had much shorter necks than the giraffes seen today. Which of the following statements best explains this observation? a. The two groups of giraffes are not related. b. The two groups of giraffes arose as a result of convergent evolution. c. The giraffes acquired longer necks through the continuing process of natural selection. d. The difference in neck length supports Lamarck's hypothesis. e. The difference in neck length is evidence for homoplastic inheritance. ____ 8. Who proposed that the Earth's geological features formed slowly over time, creating long periods for evolution? a. Charles Darwin b. Aristotle c. Lamarck d. Charles Lyell e. Erasmus Darwin ____ 9. Individual species will continually evolve as a result of: a. coevolution. b. convergent evolution. c. punctuated equilibrium. d. natural selection. e. gradualism. ____ 10. __________ penned an essay stating that populations have the capability to outgrow their food supply resulting in disease, famine, and competition. a.
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