Introduction To Evolution And Adaptations: Question Preview (ID: 18808)


Below is a preview of the questions contained within the game titled INTRODUCTION TO EVOLUTION AND ADAPTATIONS: Darwin, The Theory Of Natural Selection And The Adaptations .To play games using this data set, follow the directions below. Good luck and have fun. Enjoy! [print these questions]


Play games to reveal the correct answers. Click here to play a game and get the answers.

A mouse population develops an adaptation that results in white fur. They live in a forest with a population of hawks. Which of these statements is true?
a) The population of white mice will most likely increase. b) The population of white mice will most likely stay the same. c) The population of white mice will most likely decrease. d) The population of hawks will most likely decrease.
A species that once was present on Earth but has died out is a(n) __________ species.
a) endangered b) threatened c) extinct d) unstable
Which of the following is an example of Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection?
a) Giraffes that stretch their necks have necks that grow longer. b) Insects that blend into trees survive because they are not seen, and thus not eaten, by birds. c) A breeder of cats specifically chooses cats to breed that have long, white fur. d) Native Americans do not kill an albino animal because it is thought to be bad luck.
When the last individual of a species dies, __________ occurs.
a) selective breeding b) natural selection c) extinction d) mutation
Some birds fly to warmer climates when it gets cold. This is an example of _______
a) camouflage b) mimicry c) structural adaptation d) behavioral adaptation
According to the theory of natural selection, organisms that are better adapted to an environment __________ than organisms that are not.
a) are stronger than b) grow larger c) survive and reproduce more d) run faster
Why is selective breeding used with dairy cattle, race horses, and many other animals?
a) to continue desired traits b) to produce mutations c) to increase diversity and variation d) for entertainment
A variation that helps an organism be better suited for its environment is a(n) __________.
a) species b) hypothesis c) element d) adaptation
Change in inherited characteristics over time is called __________.
a) camouflage b) species c) fossils d) evolution
Which of the following is an example of how a new species can develop naturally?
a) A dog breeder makes a new breed of dog that looks different from all the others. b) A group becomes separated and they evolve until they cannot interbreed with the original population. c) A scientist in a laboratory develops a new species. d) The parents of an animal species produce offspring.
__________ is the change in the genetics of a species over time.
a) Heredity b) Natural Selection c) Evolution d) Mutation
Darwin's controversial book on his ideas of evolution is called ________
a) Voyages on the HMS Beagle b) The Theory of Evolution c) The Origin of Species by Natural Selection d) Galapagos Tortoises and Finches
Changes that occur in genes to form new traits in the next generation is __________
a) evolutionary variation b) genetic variation c) environmental variation d) natural variation
What did Darwin conclude from the different species living in the Galapagos Islands?
a) Different species in the same environment are similar. b) Species evolve to survive in their environment. c) Different species in the same environment are similar. d) Species become extinct after awhile.
What are the steps in Darwin's theory of natural selection?
a) adaptation, natural selection b) overproduction, adaptation, evolution c) adaptation, evolution d) overproduction, variation, inherited variation, natural selection
The thick skin of a cactus helps prevent water loss in the dry desert. This is an example of _________
a) camouflage b) mimicry c) structural adaptation d) behavioral adaptation
Play Games with the Questions above at ReviewGameZone.com
To play games using the questions from the data set above, visit ReviewGameZone.com and enter game ID number: 18808 in the upper right hand corner at ReviewGameZone.com or simply click on the link above this text.

TEACHERS / EDUCATORS
Log In
| Sign Up / Register