Darwin's Theory of Evolution Quiz
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Darwin's Theory of Evolution Quiz

Test your knowledge on Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection with this quiz. Explore key concepts such as the variation and change of populations over time.

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Questions and Answers

What did Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection emphasize?

Populations varying and changing over time

How did Linnaeus classify organisms?

Into increasingly more inclusive categories

What is a consistent finding from the fossil record?

Older strata carry fossils that differ greatly from living organisms

Study Notes

Darwin's Theory of Evolution

  • Darwin's theory emphasizes that populations vary and change over time
  • This theory challenged traditional views of a young Earth inhabited by unchanging species

Linnaeus' Method of Classification

  • Linnaeus grouped organisms into increasingly more inclusive categories
  • His classification method is hierarchical, with organisms being grouped in a nested system

Fossil Record

  • The fossil record suggests that older strata carry fossils that differ greatly from living organisms
  • This implies that geologic changes occur gradually over a long period of time on Earth

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