The Beak of the Finch Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

Jonathan Weiner
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 3, Chapter 17.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is speaking in the first sentence of Chapter 9?
(a) Rosemary.
(b) Darwin.
(c) Trevor Price.
(d) Peter Grant.

2. What normally causes the finches not to eat Chamaesyce?
(a) Its latex substance.
(b) Its furry exterior.
(c) Its thorns.
(d) Its hardness.

3. In chapter 15, Weiner discusses the growth of which microbe in a Petri dish?
(a) Streptococcus.
(b) Ebola virus.
(c) Salmonella.
(d) E. coli.

4. Who was the first person who could recognize all the finches on Daphne Major?
(a) Rosemary Grant.
(b) Ian Abbott.
(c) Trevor Price.
(d) Nicola Grant.

5. How many species of Cichlid live in Lake Victoria?
(a) 15.
(b) 500.
(c) 200.
(d) 56.

Short Answer Questions

1. What Galapagos island is mentioned in the first sentence of Chapter 1?

2. Weiner compares the finches' hunt for seeds to which human food?

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

4. At what university did Lisle Gibbs study?

5. Where did Darwin find the finch Magnirostris magnirostris?

(see the answer key)

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