On the Origin of Species Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

According to Darwin, in Chapter 14: Recapitulation and Conclusion, what is one thing that all species have the instinct to do? (from Chapter 14: Recapitulation and Conclusion)

3.

What do naturalists say about the situation of hybrids resembling their parents? (from Chapter 8: Hybridism)

4.

What does Darwin suggest about variation for parts that are NOT specialized? (from Chapter 5: Laws of Variation)

5.

What typically happens when varieties are inter-breed? (from Chapter 6: Difficulties on Theory)

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