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Evidence of Evolution

Evidence of Evolution

Quizzes

1. Catastrophism is -> The idea that human selection for certain traits leads to evolution in dogs
2. Which of the following is NOT true about fossils? -> Some fossils are the remains of extinct organisms
3. Which of the following could potentially explain why camels are only native to Asia? -> Camels evolved somewhere else, migrated to Asia, and then their ancestors (in the original location) went extinct
4. Vestigial structures -> Are only visible in fossil species
5. Development provides evidence for evolution by: -> A, C, and D
6. Which of these kinds of evidence would best support the notion than two species are very close relatives? -> They share 99% of their DNA
7. Which of the following statements is true about artificial selection? -> In artificial selection, humans decide which individuals get to reproduce
8. The common ancestor of Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya probably lived about -> 3.9 billion years ago
9. _________ structures are inherited from a common ancestor, while __________ structures evolve independently in multiple kinds of organisms. -> Homologous; analogous
10. The half-life of a radioactive element is -> The age of the object being dated
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