On the Origin of Species Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


How do breeders know if the traits they breed into cows are useful? (from Chapter 13: Mutual Affinities of Organic Beings: Morphology: Embryology: Rudimentary Organs)


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


What does the fossil record suggest about species that go extinct? (from Chapter 10: On the Geological Succession of Organic Beings)


What can varieties do that species cannot typically do? (from Chapter 14: Recapitulation and Conclusion)


What can be said about organisms belonging to the same species? (from Geographical Distribution continued)

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