Evolution Quiz

Answer in complete sentences on a separate sheet of paper. You may use your notes this time.

  1. Compare and contrast Lamarckian and Darwinian evolution.
  2. Explain how changes in the 19th century theories of Earth's origin mirrored changes in theories of the origin of species.
  3. ______________ acts upon individuals, but ________________ acts on populations.
  4. When a scientific theory amasses enough proof we call it a scientific ______________.
  5. Mr. Rick categorized evidence for evolution into four categories. They are :
  6. The study of similarities arising from a common ancestor is called ______________.