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This set of Biology Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Evolution Set 2

Q1 | Which of the following are the most distantly related to one another?
Q2 | How does an evolutionary biologist explain why a species of birds has evolved a larger beak size?
Q3 | How might an evolutionary biologist explain why a species of species of salamander becomes blind after colonizing a cave?
Q4 | Which of the following is the most fit in an evolutionary sense?
Q5 | A biologist is trying to infer how five closely related species of snakes are related to one another. She notices that some of the snakes have forked tongues and others do not. Which of the following would help her distinguish the ancestral state?
Q6 | The surface temperature of the sun is ______.
Q7 | The earth like other planets formed from ______.
Q8 | The experiment to show the production of mice in 21 days from a dirty shirt placed in contact with kernels of wheat was carried out by ______.
Q9 | The first formed organism (riboorganism) used only ................. for catalyzing reactions.
Q10 | Anaerobic photosynthetic bacteria appeared on the earth about ______.
Q11 | The sequence of origin of life may be considered as ______.
Q12 | The primitive cell-like colloidal particles capable of growth and division were ______.
Q13 | The stage for the evolution of autotrophs was set with the evolution of ______.
Q14 | The first organism to be found on a bare rock is a (an) ______.
Q15 | The doctrine of evolution is concerned with ______.
Q16 | The era called ‘age of prokaryotic microbes’ is ______.
Q17 | The determine which molecules might have formed spontaneously on early earth, Stanley Miller used an apparatus with an atmosphere containing ______.
Q18 | The utilization of elements and compounds in nature generation theory because ______.
Q19 | What is ethnobotany ?
Q20 | The first photoautotroph organisms were ______.
Q21 | Who performed this famous experiment to prove origin of life ?
Q22 | How much temperature was used for the gases to react ?
Q23 | What was the mixture of gases used in chamber marked A ?
Q24 | What was the resultant found in place marked E ?
Q25 | Match the appropriatc :_ans_key_Column – I Column – II_ans_key_A. Cosmozoan theory (i) Oxidizing environment rich in autotrophs like cyanobacteria_ans_key_B. Spontaneous generation (ii) Microspheres_ans_key_C. Primary abiogenesis (iii) Hot ball of gases_ans_key_D. Atmosphere I (iv) Oparin and Haldane_ans_key_E. Atmosphere III (v) Panspermia_ans_key_F. Sydney Fox (vi) Abiogenesis_ans_key_A B C D E F A B C D E F