Activities Quiz
1.  

The Galápagos Islands are cooled by the _____. (Activity 22B)

Equatorial Countercurrent
Humboldt Current
Monsoon Drift
Gulf Stream
Kuroshio Current


2.  

How many finch species did Darwin send to the British Museum? (Activity 22B)

13
15
17
21
27


3.  

Darwin's thinking while on the Beagle was greatly influenced by his reading of a book written by _____. (Activity 22D)

Bishop Ussher
Lyell
Chaucer
Wallace
Shakespeare


4.  

According to this climatograph, London experiences more precipitation during _____ than during any other month.(Activity 22D)

question #4

January
February
October
June
July


5.  

Which of these is a consequence of uniformitarianism? (Activity 22D)

Earth is round, not flat.
Populations evolve.
Populations reproduce faster than their food supply.
A Creator made Earth.
Earth is old.


6.  

The Argentinean pampas are a type of _____. (Activity 22D)

chaparral
grassland
temperate deciduous forest
tropical forest
desert


7.  

At the fossil site at Punta Alta, Darwin found evidence _____. (Activity 22D)

that the pampas could support large mammals
extinction does not happen
of extinction
that Brazilian flatworms were a type of slug
of divine creation


8.  

Patagonia is a _____. (Activity 22D)

grassland
savanna
tropical forest
chaparral
desert


9.  

His experiences with Fuegians and slavery convinced Darwin that differences among all peoples are primarily _____ differences. (Activity 22D)

cultural
genetic
cultural and genetic
height
genetic and height


10.  

Species in hot climates tend to _____ compared to species in cold climates. (Activity 22D)

experience less interspecific competition
have larger surface-to-volume ratios
have smaller surface-to-volume ratios
be less colorful
have less fear of humans


11.  

In the Andes, at elevations of 12,000 feet, Darwin collected fossilized marine shells. The existence of marine shells at this altitude provided evidence that _____. (Activity 22D)

marine organisms can survive at great elevation
Earth's surface changes
geological processes occur at a rapid rate
someone carried them from the oceans and left them on the mountains
Earth's surface does not change


12.  

The Galápagos Islands are located _____. (Activity 22D)

in the Arctic
in the Antarctic
off the coast of California
on the equator
off the coast of Brazil


13.  

Why were the Galápagos Islands so important to Darwin's formulation of natural selection? (Activity 22D)

They provided evidence in support of uniformitarianism.
They are where Darwin did most of his writing.
The Galápagos Islands are the only place in the world where finches are found.
The Galápagos Islands are home to many unique species.
The species found on the Galápagos Islands are also found in Australia.


14.  

Which of the following is(are) homologous to the bones in this image? (Activity 22F)

question #14

answer #1
answer #2
answer #3
answer #4
answer #5


15.  

The wing of a bat is homologous to the _____ of a whale. (Activity 22F)

tail
blowhole
flipper
rib cage
baleen

   



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