Variation and evolution Quiz

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A short quiz on variation and evolution

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James Edwards22201
Created by James Edwards22201 over 4 years ago
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Question 1

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What is the name for the differences between individuals?
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  • Variation
  • Mutation
  • Genes

Question 2

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

Question 3

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

Question 4

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In what format do we display continuous variation?
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  • Bell Shaped Curve (Line Graph)
  • Bar Chart
  • Scatter diagram

Question 5

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In what format do we display discontinuous variation?
Answer
  • Bell Shaped Curve (Line Graph)
  • Bar Chart
  • Scatter Diagram

Question 6

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What type of reproduction produces genetically different offspring?
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  • Sexual
  • Asexual

Question 7

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What type of reproduction results in clones?
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  • Sexual
  • Asexual

Question 8

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What do we call a change in genes or DNA?
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  • Mutation
  • Change
  • Natural-Selection

Question 9

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What is the name of the genetic disease that produces thick mucus that block the bronchioles in the lungs?
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  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Cystic hygroma
  • Porphyria

Question 10

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What method is used to insert a normal gene into tissue during gene therapy?
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  • Inhaler
  • Injections
  • Tablets

Question 11

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What name is given to the principle that species change over time?
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  • Evolution
  • Natural Selection
  • Mutation

Question 12

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What is the name of the mechanism by which evolution works
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  • Natural selection
  • Mutation
  • Circle of life

Question 13

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Who proposed the theory of natural selection?
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  • Charles Darwin
  • Gregor Mendel
  • Robert Bunsen

Question 14

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

Question 15

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What happens to a species if natural selection doesn't work fast enough for them to evolve?
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  • They become extinct
  • They mutate
  • They migrate

Question 16

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What is the name of the poison to which rats have become resistant?
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  • Warfarin
  • Brodifacoum
  • Diphacinone

Question 17

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What can be used to increase mutation rates?
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  • Natural Selection
  • Ionising Radiation
  • Predators

Question 18

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How many parents are required for sexual reproduction
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  • One
  • Two

Question 19

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How many parents are required for asexual reproduction?
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  • One
  • Two