The Beak of the Finch Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

Jonathan Weiner
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2, Chapter 12.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who created the concept of the "darwin"?
(a) Trevor Price.
(b) Charles Darwin.
(c) J.B.S. Haldane.
(d) Peter Grant.

2. What do Crossbills eat?
(a) The seeds in pinecones.
(b) Berries.
(c) Acorns.
(d) Earthworms.

3. As related at the end of Chapter 3, which person sustained an injury from the barnacles on Daphne Major?
(a) Lisle Gibbs.
(b) Peter Grant.
(c) Peter Boag.
(d) Ian Abbott.

4. Which animal did one finch attack during the dry year?
(a) A sea lion.
(b) A hawk.
(c) A mockingbird.
(d) A black lizard.

5. Who is studying the Sticklebacks?
(a) Trevor Price.
(b) Chris Chaplin.
(c) Dolph Schluter.
(d) Peter Boag.

Short Answer Questions

1. How long did Darwin study barnacles?

2. Who analyzed the finch data from the 1970s using partial regression analysis?

3. How many times did the Croton trees bloom in the rains of 1982-83?

4. What normally causes the finches not to eat Chamaesyce?

5. What caused the heavy rains in December 1982?

(see the answer key)

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