The Beak of the Finch Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

Jonathan Weiner
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2, Chapter 8.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Who has deeply studied the history of studying evolution in the Galapagos Islands?
(a) David Anderson.
(b) Frank J. Sulloway.
(c) Peter Boag.
(d) William Hamilton.

3. Whose appearance is described at the beginning of Chapter 8?
(a) Rosemary Grant.
(b) Ian Abbott.
(c) Peter Boag.
(d) Laurene Ratcliffe.

4. Chapter 8 mentions that Peter has to deliver a lecture in which country?
(a) England.
(b) Hungary.
(c) France.
(d) Greece.

5. In Chapter 6, what does Weiner compare to a Petri dish?
(a) Daphne Major.
(b) New York City.
(c) Genovesa.
(d) Earth.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who helped Jamie Smith analyze his data on sparrows?

2. How many species of finch live in the Galapagos Islands?

3. In what year did the Grants first go to the Galapagos?

4. What part of the finch is the tarsus?

5. What was the name of Darwin's grandfather?

(see the answer key)

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