Short Answer Questions Key
1. What are the dates of Charles Darwin's life span?
Feb. 12, 1809 to April 19, 1882
2. What is Darwin's profession?
a 19th century naturalist
3. What is the composition of the Cape de Verd Islands?
volcanic geology and not much vegetation
4. What does Darwin find while exploring Cape de Verd?
a cemetery with headstones dating back to the 16th century
5. In addition to the volcanic formation of St. Domingo, what does Darwin notice about the island?
a band of chalk
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