Darwin finches on the Galapagos Islands are an excellent example of:

1. Disruptive selection

2. Inheritance of acquired characters

3. Adaptive radiation

4. Convergent evolution

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The presence of the monotremes and marsupials in the Australian continent can be explained by:

1.  Convergent evolution

2.  Adaptive radiation

3.  Punctuated equilibrium

4.  Gene flow 

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The similarities between the eyes of an octopus and of a mammal are a result of:

1. Convergent evolution

2. Divergent evolution

3. Saltation

4. Retrograde evolution

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Which of the following would lead to deviation from Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium?

1. Random mating

2. Lack of mutations

3. No gene flow or gene migration

4. Natural selection

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The now extinct reptile group that evolved into mammals was:

1. Therapsids

2. Dinosaurs

3. Thecodants

4. Sauropsids

Subtopic:  Palentological Evidences of Evolution |
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Identify the correct statement:

1. Dryopithecus was more man like than Ramapithecus

2. Homo Habilis probably did not eat meat

3. Homo Erectus had a cranial capacity of around 800 cc

4. Agriculture came around 18000 years ago

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Most fossils are found in:

1. Granite

2. Sedimentary rocks

3. Lava flows

4. Black soil

Subtopic:  Palentological Evidences of Evolution |
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Darwin believed that certain parts of the body get larger and more complex through the generations because they :

1. are used more extensively than other parts 

2. contribute to greater reproductive success

3. are pre-determined to do so 

4. are most similar to God's perfection 

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The wings of a bird and that of an insect are:

1. Analogous structures

2. Homologous structure

3. Vestigial structures

4. Useless structures

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Directional selection favours:

(1) Both extremes of a trait

(2) Intermediate form of a trait

(3) Environmental differences

(4) One extreme form over the other extreme form and over intermediate forms of the trait

Subtopic:  Natural Selection |
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