Variation and evolution Quiz

Question 1 of 19

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What is the name for the differences between individuals?

Select one of the following:

  • Variation

  • Mutation

  • Genes

Question 2 of 19

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What type of variation is shown by looking at peoples height?

Select one of the following:

  • Continuous

  • Discontinous

Question 3 of 19

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What type of variation is shown by looking at peoples eye colour?

Select one of the following:

  • Continuous

  • Discontinuous

Question 4 of 19

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In what format do we display continuous variation?

Select one of the following:

  • Bell Shaped Curve (Line Graph)

  • Bar Chart

  • Scatter diagram

Question 5 of 19

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In what format do we display discontinuous variation?

Select one of the following:

  • Bell Shaped Curve (Line Graph)

  • Bar Chart

  • Scatter Diagram

Question 6 of 19

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What type of reproduction produces genetically different offspring?

Select one of the following:

  • Sexual

  • Asexual

Question 7 of 19

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What type of reproduction results in clones?

Select one of the following:

  • Sexual

  • Asexual

Question 8 of 19

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What do we call a change in genes or DNA?

Select one of the following:

  • Mutation

  • Change

  • Natural-Selection

Question 9 of 19

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What is the name of the genetic disease that produces thick mucus that block the bronchioles in the lungs?

Select one of the following:

  • Cystic Fibrosis

  • Cystic hygroma

  • Porphyria

Question 10 of 19

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What method is used to insert a normal gene into tissue during gene therapy?

Select one of the following:

  • Inhaler

  • Injections

  • Tablets

Question 11 of 19

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What name is given to the principle that species change over time?

Select one of the following:

  • Evolution

  • Natural Selection

  • Mutation

Question 12 of 19

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What is the name of the mechanism by which evolution works

Select one of the following:

  • Natural selection

  • Mutation

  • Circle of life

Question 13 of 19

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Who proposed the theory of natural selection?

Select one of the following:

  • Charles Darwin

  • Gregor Mendel

  • Robert Bunsen

Question 14 of 19

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Other than variation and the principles of inheritance, what needs to be present for natural selection to work?

Select one of the following:

  • Competition

  • Food

  • Mutation

Question 15 of 19

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What happens to a species if natural selection doesn't work fast enough for them to evolve?

Select one of the following:

  • They become extinct

  • They mutate

  • They migrate

Question 16 of 19

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What is the name of the poison to which rats have become resistant?

Select one of the following:

  • Warfarin

  • Brodifacoum

  • Diphacinone

Question 17 of 19

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What can be used to increase mutation rates?

Select one of the following:

  • Natural Selection

  • Ionising Radiation

  • Predators

Question 18 of 19

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How many parents are required for sexual reproduction

Select one of the following:

  • One

  • Two

Question 19 of 19

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How many parents are required for asexual reproduction?

Select one of the following:

  • One

  • Two

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Variation and evolution Quiz

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