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Quiz 14 :

Principles of Evolution

Quiz 14 :

Principles of Evolution

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Which scientist devised the theory of uniformitarianism to account for Earth's old age?
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An antibiotic is given repeatedly to treat a recurrent ear infection. It worked initially but now is no longer effective. This indicates that the Streptococcus bacterium:
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C

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Inheritable mutations in the genes of an individual arise due to:
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A

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Which of the following statements about mutations is TRUE?
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Who presented the idea of natural selection to the Linnaean Society in 1858?
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Which geologist described the age of the Earth as "eternal"?
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Modern geologists estimate that the age of Earth is about:
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Plato's view of species:
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The idea that physical changes I make to myself will be passed on to my children was proposed by:
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The concept that Earth's present landscape is due to gradual geologic processes was proposed by:
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Fossils include rocks and sediments that:
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Who proposed the geological theory of catastrophism?
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Which statement illustrates Lamarck's theory on the mechanism of evolution?
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The publication date of On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection was:
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Which of these statements BEST illustrates the theory of catastrophism?
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Whose philosophy was based on the "ideal form"?
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Who suggested that giraffes developed their long necks over time by stretching?
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Genetic variations in natural populations develop due to:
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Which organism is least likely to survive to reproduce?
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Who wrote On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection?
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