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Evidence for Evolution Quiz Topics

posted Feb 27, 2014, 8:20 AM by Jerrid Johansen
Date:  Friday, February 28th
Questions:  20 Multiple Choice
Point Value:  100 points

Topics Covered on Quiz

History of the Earth:
  • How do we read the "story" of Earth's History?
  • What happened for the first 4 billion years of Earth's History?
  • The major events of the Pre-Cambrian
  • Major events of the 12 periods (Dinosaurs, Fishes, Mammals, Humans
  • What does the History of Earth tell us about  organisms and the Theory of Evolution?
Artificial and Natural Selection:
  • What is Artificial Selection?
  • How are the two ideas different?  Similar? 
  • What does Artificial Selection tell us about organisms and the Theory of Evolution?
Biogeography:
  • What is it?
  • Why do some closely related organisms look really different?
  • Why do some distantly related organisms look very similar?
  • What does Biogeography tell us about  organisms and the Theory of Evolution?
The Fossil Record:
  • What is Relative Dating?
  • What are index Fossils?
  • Where do we find the oldest rocks?  The newest?
  • What does the fossil record tell us about organisms and the Theory of Evolution?
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