Question 1. Latest ancestor of modern human is______.
(A) Peking man
(B) Neanderthan man
(C) Cro-magnon man
(D) Java man
Question 2. About whom is said ‘India’s large wild cat’ has recently become extinct?
Question 3. Darwin’s theory of natural selection is based on______.
(B) Survival of the fittest
(C) Struggle for existence and variation
(D) All of the above
Question 4. Who propounded the theory of evolution?
Question 5. According to recent proof, the life on earth emerged approximately________.
(A) Before 2,000,000,000 years
(B) Before 20,00,000 years
(C) Before 2,00,000 years
(D) Before 20,000 years
Question 6. Which is the oldest organism on earth?
(D) Blue-green algae
Question 7. Who explained first the evolution of life?
(B) Charles Darwin
Question 8. The mutation theory of evolution was enunciated by______.
(A) Hugo de Vries
Question 9. With reference to the evolution of living organisms, which one of the following sequences is correct?
(A)Frog – Crab – Prawn
(B) Salamander – Python – Kangaroo
(C) Pangolin – Tortoise – Hawk
(D) Octopus – Dolphin – Shark
Question 10. The main factor of evolution is______.
(A) Natural selection
(B) Vaginal birth
(C) Achieved quality
Question 11. In the context of organic evolution, the loss of limbs in snakes is explained by the phenomenon of______.
(A) Inheritance of acquired characters
(B) Natural selection
(C) Adaptation to living in burrows
(D) Use and disuse of organs
Question 12. Archeopteryx is______.
(A) Reptile of both Triassic and Jurassic period
(B) Reptile of Triassic period
(C) Reptile of Jurassic period
(D) Most ancient bird of Jurassic age
Question 13.‘Archaeopteryx’ is a connecting link between which of the following classes of animal?
(A) Aves and Mammalia
(B) Reptilia and Mammalia
(C) Reptilia and Aves
(D) Amphibia and Aves
Question 14. Mammoth is the ancestor of______.
Question 15. Dinosaurs were_____.
(A) Mesozoic reptiles
(B) Paleozoic amphibians
(C) Mesozoic birds
(D) Cenozoic reptiles
Question 16. Dinosaurs were in______.
(A) Pleistocene era
(B) Mesozoic era
(C) Cenozoic era
(D) Paleozoic era
Question 17. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists.
|(a) Theory of mutation||1. Beadle and Tatum|
|(b) Theory of evolution||2. Jacob and Monod|
|(c) One gene one enzyme hypothesis||3. Darwin|
|(d) Operon concept||4. Hugo De Vries|