The Beak of the Finch Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

Jonathan Weiner
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2, Chapter 9.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is "the greatest authority on plants of the Galapagos"?
(a) Ian Abbott.
(b) Duncan Porter.
(c) David Lack.
(d) Peter Boag.

2. Weiner compares the finches' hunt for seeds to which human food?
(a) Twinkies.
(b) Walnuts.
(c) Potato chips.
(d) Pistachios.

3. Who was Peter Grant's last teacher?
(a) David Lack.
(b) G. Evelyn Hutchinson.
(c) Carolus Linnaeus.
(d) Peter Boag.

4. What is the nickname by which Peter calls the finch in Chapter 1?
(a) Oolong Oolong.
(b) Trouble.
(c) Famous Bird.
(d) Cheeky.

5. Which type of fish is discussed at length in Chapter 6?
(a) Cod.
(b) Guppy.
(c) Betta.
(d) Goldfish.

Short Answer Questions

1. With what does Rosemary bait the finch traps?

2. What plants did the Grants find growing on Nuñez?

3. As related at the end of Chapter 3, which person sustained an injury from the barnacles on Daphne Major?

4. According to Weiner, the woodpecker's beak is similar to what tool?

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

(see the answer key)

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