The Beak of the Finch Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

Jonathan Weiner
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 3, Chapter 18.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What unusual seed did the Grants find on Genovesa after El Niño?
(a) Buckeye.
(b) Wild grape.
(c) Poison apple.
(d) Sumac.

2. How long did Darwin study barnacles?
(a) 7 years.
(b) 25 years.
(c) 10 years.
(d) 6 months.

3. Who devised the idea of "adaptive landscapes"?
(a) Ian Abbott.
(b) Sewall Wright.
(c) Phillip Gingerich.
(d) Trevor Price.

4. What is the painting called that Henry Stacy Marks created?
(a) The Birdwatcher's Evening.
(b) Science Is Measurement.
(c) Experiments in Ornithology.
(d) David.

5. Who analyzed the finch data from the 1970s using partial regression analysis?
(a) Rosemary Grant.
(b) Ian Abbott.
(c) Peter Boag.
(d) Trevor Price.

Short Answer Questions

1. Cactus finches build their nest to protect themselves from which animal?

2. At what university did Lisle Gibbs study?

3. Where did Peter Grant pursue his undergraduate degree?

4. What plant did the botanist Edgar Anderson study in the Ozarks?

5. Which type of fish is discussed at length in Chapter 6?

(see the answer key)

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