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.

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

3.

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

4.

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

5.

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

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