Evolution Questions: MCQs on evolution with answers, Quiz No. 3, Total Questions 15
Evolution: MCQs Quiz – 3
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The tendency of population to remain in genetic equilibrium may be disturbed by [NEET 2013]
Lack of migration
Lack of mutations
Lack of random mating
A baby has been born with a small tail. It is the case exhibiting
Homologous organs indicate the
One of the important consequences of geographical isolation is:
Random creation of new species
No change in the isolated fauna
Speciation through reproductive isolation
Coacervates were experimentally produced by______.
Fischer and Huxley
Sidney Fox and Oparin
Urey and Miller
Jacob and Monod
What is meant by the term Darwin fitness?
The ability to survive and reproduce
Diversification in plant life appeared:
Due to abrupt mutations
Suddenly on earth
By seed dispersal
Due to long periods of evolutionary changes
De Vries gave his mutation theory on organic evolution while working on -
What is common to whale, seal and shark?
Thick subcutaneous fat
Chemical reactions could have converted simple organic compounds into ______ for the origin of life.
Nitrogen, oxygen and other gases
The concept of chemical evolution is based on
Possible origin of life by combination of chemicals under suitable environmental conditions
Crystallization of chemicals
Interaction of water, air and clay under intense heat
Effect of solar radiation on chemicals
Age of fossils in the past was generally determined by radio-carbon method and other methods involving radioactive elements found in the rocks. More precise methods, which were used recently and led to the revision of the evolutionary period for different groups of organisms, includes
study of carbohydrates/proteins in fossils
study of the conditions of fossilization
Electron Spin Resonance (ESR) and fossil DNA
study of carbohydrates/proteins in rocks
Which one of the following sequences was proposed by Darwin and Wallace for organic evolution?
Overproduction, variations, constancy of population size, natural selection
Variations, constancy of population size, overproduction, natural selection
Overproduction, constancy of population size, variations, natural selection
Variations, natural selection, overproduction, constancy of population size
The process by which organisms with different evolutionary history evolve similar phenotypic adaptations in response to a common environmental challenge, is called [NEET 2013]
Variation in gene frequencies within populations can occur by chance rather than by natural selection. This is referred to as [NEET 2013]
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