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GES- Final

Practice Final Exam

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2- On the Galapagos Islands, Darwin observed ____________ among other animals, and this helped him shape his ideas about natural selection. a. Starlings b. wild dogs c. finches d. none of these answers are true e. rodents c. finches
3- _________ are examples of homologous structures. a. Front legs of mammals b. None of these alternatives c. Bird wings and insect wings a. Front legs of mammals
4- Which group of animals was used when we talked about Biogeography and continental drift? a. Horses b. marsupial mammals c. rodents d. Fish e. frogs b. marsupial mammals
5- Which of the following can NOT be dated with Carbon 14? a. Pottery b. wood material c. skeletons d. all of the alternatives can actually be dated a. Pottery
6- Which of these can evolve? a. both individual and population b. Individual c. population c. population
7- The Carbon 14 isotope has a half-life of approximately _______. a. 5,700 years b. 40,000 years c. 100,000 years d. 1,000,000 years e. 1000 years a. 5,700 years
8- ________ suggested that evolution could be explained by offspring inheriting characteristics that their parents had acquired during their lifetime. a. Darwin and Wallace b. None of the people mentioned suggested that c. Lamarck d. Darwin e. Wallace c. Lamarck
9- ____________ has been associated with a meteor that slammed into earth long ago. a. none of the alternatives mentioned b. Potassium c. potassium d. Uranium e. iridium e. iridium
10- You can use the Carbon 14 isotope to age material that is up to approximately _______ old. a. 1,000,000 years b. 5,700 years c. 40,000 years d. 100,000 years e. 1000 years c. 40,000 years
1- Evolution exhibits in natural history museums are full of skeletons and hard-shelled material because ____. a. of none of these alternatives b. of radioactive decay c. little soft-body material remains today d. museum curators really prefer old bones c. little soft-body material remains today
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