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Which of the following did Darwin NOT visit during his trip on the Beagle?
a) Asia
b) Australia
c) South America
d) Africa

Describes how well an organism can survive and reproduce in its environment.
a) Adaptation
b) Fitness
c) Natural selection
d) Evolution

States that all species, living and extinct, are descended from common ancestors.
a) Hardy-Weinberg Principle
b) Principle of Common Descent
c) Evolution
d) Natural selection

Humans cross-breeding dogs to produce those that are stronger or faster is an example of which type of selection?
a) natural selection
b) artificial selection

Which of the following helped prove Darwin's Theory of Evolution correct?
a) Age of the Earth
b) Fossil record
c) Embryology
d) All are correct

Reasoned that if the human population grew unchecked, there wouldn’t be enough food or living space for everyone.
a) Hutton and Lyell
b) Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
c) Thomas Malthus

Any heritable characteristic that increases an organism’s ability to survive and reproduce in its environment.
a) fitness
b) adaptation
c) evolution
d) natural selection

Every scientific test has proven Darwin's Theory of Evolution correct.
a) True
b) False

Have similar functions but different structures.
a) Analogous structures
b) Homologous structures
c) Vestigial structures

Study of where organisms live now and where their ancestors lived in the past.
a) Speciation
b) Evolution
c) Biogeography
d) Adaptation

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