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evolution test for science
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In England the evolution of the peppered moth occurred due to......
The Industrial revolution
What can be used as evidence to show that to two different species of organisms most likely developed from a single, common ancestor?
1) Homologous structures
2) Analogous structures
3) DNA analysis
4) Fossil record
A maple tree releases hundreds of seeds in a single season. This is an example of.......
a process of change in an entire species over a period of time.
The part of Darwin's theory of Natural selection that states that there are small differences between parents and offspring as well as differences between offspring is called.....
A certain type of mouse lives in burrows on sandy beaches. The mouse has tan fur that is almost the same color as sand. This is an example of........
Natural selection describes the theory of evolution is which....
organisms are born with favorable characteristics that allow them to survive in certain environments.
Fossils may provide evidence of.....
-how long ago an organism lived
-what type of an environment existed when a organism lived.
Most fossils are found in.......
Geographic isolation can lead to.....
a new species
A species is a group of organisms.....
whose members can successfully reproduce
which of the following is the best example of an adaptation that helps an organism survive in its environment?
extensive root system in a desert plant
Who proposed a theory regarding evolution, which was rejected?
Which man was naturalist on the HMS beagle ship and studied plants, animals,and fossils on the Galapagos Islands?
Evolution that occurs very quickly, like bacteria becoming antibiotic resistant within short period of time , is considered....
A type of dog called a Great Dane has its ears snipped when its born so the ears stand tall. If you breed two of these Great Danes, their offspring's ears will stand tall. This theory of......
A biochemical in DNA that makes up genes for a trait is called......
A predator, prey relationship is represented by..........
Differences among members of a population; the color of hair and the size of a plum are examples of...........
The initial black papered moth (before pollution of birch trees occurred) was caused by a(n).........
The changes over time in the color of the peppered moth species was......
An endangered species is......
a species whose number's are so low, they may goo extinct.
When studying embryology the embryos that are most alike are from organisms that are.....
evolved by a common ancestor
Scientists combine evidence from fossils,body structures,early development, and DNA and....
determine the evolutionary relationship among species.
Similar structures that related species have inherited from a common ancestor are called......
If an insect species lacks the characteristic needed to adapt to a rapidly changing environment it will most likely ..........
Spotted owls build their nests in large trees.Based upon this information,which would most likely put the spotted owl in danger of becoming extinct?
All of the following are examples of fossils except...
bacteria decomposes a dead organism on the street
The changes in the foot structure in a horse population over many generations are shown in the following diagram. These changes can best be explained by the concept of........
In a layered example of Earth , where would you find the oldest fossils?
at the bottom layer
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