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Galapagos Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the latest advance in the evolution of high explosives?



2. The balance between the colonists and their food supply is based on ________.



3. What secret does Mary Hepburn keep from the Captain in Book 2: Chapter 11?



4. Who is Leon Trout?



5. Who has become deaf after the explosion in Chapter 36?



Essay Topics

Make a case for or against the following statement: "Culture and society is just something that humans do because it is programmed in their brains." Use the novel for evidence to support your case.

The narrator, Leon Trout, states that all the sorrows of humankind are caused by "the only true villain in my story: the oversized human brain." Do you agree with his statement? Explain by using specific examples from the text.

Natural selection is defined as the process by which inheritable traits make it more likely for an organism to survive and successfully reproduce. Make a case for or against natural selection. Use specific reasons and examples from the text to support your answer.

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