The Beak of the Finch Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

Jonathan Weiner
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 3, Chapter 20.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Who helped Jamie Smith analyze his data on sparrows?
(a) Peter Grant.
(b) Ian Abbott.
(c) Peter Boag.
(d) Dolph Schluter.

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

4. Where did John Endler build his experimental ponds?
(a) University of Michigan.
(b) Yale University.
(c) Princeton University.
(d) University of Manitoba.

5. With what does Rosemary bait the finch traps?
(a) Banana.
(b) Seal blubber.
(c) Apple.
(d) Birdseed.

Short Answer Questions

1. As mentioned in Chapter 16, Darwin states that which bird landed on his water pitcher?

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

3. How much rain has fallen on the island in the past forty-four months?

4. What type of finch is Number 3425?

5. How many populations of finches did the Grants study during their first year in the Galapagos?

(see the answer key)

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