12 Quiz Theory of Evolution 4/28/2011 No Name Cards Pencil / Eraser / Red Pen SS 12 Homework: 7-1 RR
Theory of Evolution Please have ONLY the following on your desk: Pencil Eraser Quiz paper You are NOT allowed to ask questions during the quiz. Put your hand on your quiz after you answer each question. One point is taken off for each time I have to remind you of this. Put everything underneath the desk.
Question 1 Change in a species over time is called A.Evolution. B.Adaptation. C.Variation.
Question 2 A group of similar organisms that can mate with each other and produce fertile offspring is called a(n) _______________.
Question 3 Which term refers to a species creating more offspring than can possibly survive? A.Overproduction B.Evolution C.Variation
Question 4 How does natural selection lead to evolution? A.Stronger offspring kill weaker members of the species. B.Helpful variations accumulate over time among surviving members of the species. C.Overproduction provides food for stronger members of the species.
Question 5 Differences between individuals of the same species is called ____________. A.Natural Selection B.Adaptation C.Variation
Question 6 True or False? Most offspring of most species usually survive easily in their environments.
Question 7 An adaptation is: A.An in-born trait that the organism likes. B.An in-born trait that helps an organism survive. C.An in-born trait that is “bad” for the environment in which the organism lives.
Question 8 A(n) _________________ is a well- tested concept that explains a wide range of observations.
Question 9 The process by which individuals that are better adapted to their environment are more likely to survive and reproduce is called ________________. A.Adaptation B.Variation C.Natural Selection
Question 10 The only traits that can be acted upon by natural selection are those that are controlled by _____________.
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How to Correct If an answer is right: DO NOT DO ANYTHING. If the answer is wrong: PUT A SLASH THROUGH THE NUMBER. Write the number CORRECT in the circle. Do NOT write anything else on quiz. 1 8
Answers 1. A 2. Species 3. A 4. B 5. C 6. FALSE 7. B 8. Theory (Scientific Theory) 9. C 10. Genes (DNA) Review ALL your corrections. Put your red pen on the floor. Return if you borrowed.
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