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Leaving certificate biology evolution variation iquiz

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What term is given to the genetic makeup of an individual or the genes that they inherit

What term is given to the genetic makeup of an individual or the genes that they inherit?

Genotype

Genetic code

Phenotype

Gene pool


A spontaneous change in the sequence of nitrogenous bases in a gene or a chromosome is called

A spontaneous change in the sequence of nitrogenous bases in a gene or a chromosome is called …

Genotype

Phenotype

Test cross

Mutation


Leaving certificate biology evolution variation iquiz

A feature that an organism or species possesses, develops or evolves that suits/adjusts the organism to its environment to increase it’s chances of survival and reduce competition is …

Evolution

An adaptation

Natural selection

A vestigial form


Leaving certificate biology evolution variation iquiz

How modern plants and animals have gradually developed from pre-existing forms over long periods of time is also known as …

Natural selection

Evolution

Adaptation

Mutations


The ability to cycle a bicycle is an example of

The ability to cycle a bicycle is an example of …

A spontaneous

generation

A gene

expression

An inherited

variation

An acquired

variation


Leaving certificate biology evolution variation iquiz

Which of the following describes characters of organisms that have seemingly lost most or all of their function in a species through evolution?

Pentadactyl

Vestigiality

Homologous

Adaptive radiation


Leaving certificate biology evolution variation iquiz

The term used to describe the same structure found on different organisms, originating from a common ancestor, but with different functions is …

Vestigial

structure

Adaptive

radiation

Homologous

structure

Pentadactyl

limb


Leaving certificate biology evolution variation iquiz

The way nature selects organisms with advantageous genes which allow them to adapt to the environment, and pass them on to successive generations is known as …

Adaptation

Natural selection

Evolution

Mutations


What term is given to the five fingered appendage found in nearly all terrestrial vertebrates

What term is given to the five-fingered appendage found in nearly all terrestrial vertebrates?

Pentadactyl

limb

Forelimb

Hindlimb

None of these


Which of the following is not an inheritable blood disorder

Which of the following is not an inheritable blood disorder?

Diabetes mellitus

Haemophilia

Cystic fibrosis

Sickle cell anaemia


Which of the following is a result of natural selection

Which of the following is a result of natural selection?

Inherited

variations

Speciation

Spontaneous

mutations

Over-breeding


Which of the following is not an area of study in support of evolution

Which of the following is not an area of study in support of evolution?

Palaeontology

Comparative

anatomy

Embryology

Taxonomy


In addition to darwin another scientist associated with theories of evolution is

In addition to Darwin, another scientist associated with theories of evolution is …

Mendel

Wallace

Jenner

Benedict


Homologous chromosomes which are similar in both the sexes are referred to as

Homologous chromosomes which are similar in both the sexes are referred to as …

Sex chromosomes

Homozygous

Autosomes

Heterozygous


Which of the following is not an example of a vestigial organ or structure

Which of the following is not an example of a vestigial organ or structure?

Muscle of the

human ear

Penguin’s wing

Human appendix

Coccyx of the

human skeleton


Evolution variation iquiz

Evolution & Variation iQuiz

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