On the Origin of Species Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What does the fossil record show about new species? (from Chapter 10: On the Geological Succession of Organic Beings)

2.

Why does migration inhibit the development of a fossil record? (from Chapter 9: On the Imperfection of the Geological Record)

3.

Why might a hybrid species NOT survive birth? (from Chapter 8: Hybridism)

4.

What animal does Darwin use as an example of an intermediate form of a full-land and full-flying animal? (from Chapter 6: Difficulties on Theory)

5.

How do some scientists demonstrate the differences between species and variations? (from Chapter 8: Hybridism)

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