On the Origin of Species Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


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


How many objections does Darwin say there are about natural selection? (from Chapter 6: Difficulties on Theory)


In Geographical Distribution continued, what does Darwin suggest about the rule of natural selection? (from Geographical Distribution continued)


What does natural selection say about the most distinct characteristic of a species? (from Chapter 5: Laws of Variation)


What are varieties domestically bred for? (from Chapter 14: Recapitulation and Conclusion)

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