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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When did the ancestors of humans start to walk?
(a) 8000 years ago.
(b) 200,000 years ago.
(c) 40 million years ago.
(d) 6-7 million years ago.

2. How long did it take flies to develop resistance to the "resistance-proof" pesticides introduced in 1967?
(a) 5 years.
(b) 3 months.
(c) 10 years.
(d) 18 months.

3. Who is studying the Sticklebacks?
(a) Chris Chaplin.
(b) Trevor Price.
(c) Peter Boag.
(d) Dolph Schluter.

4. How many people carry the bacteria that causes tuberculosis?
(a) 1 in 3.
(b) 1 in 6.
(c) 1 in 9.
(d) 1 in 4.

5. How many times has the environment changed as rapidly as in the 20th century?
(a) 0.
(b) 5.
(c) 3.
(d) 12.

Short Answer Questions

1. What type of computer does Rosemary use?

2. According to Ernst Mayr, what animal has "specialized in despecialization"?

3. What is the name of the librarian of the Charles Darwin Research Station?

4. What does the Latin word "reticulum" mean?

5. What do Crossbills eat?

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