ORGANIC EVOLUTION & ITS EVIDENCES

1- Homology does not refer to (A) Divergent evolution (B) Common descent (C) Convergent evolution (D) Adaptive radiation

2- Which one is a pair of homologous organs? (A) Wings of bats & butterflies rabbit (B) Pectoral fin of rohu & forelimb of horse (C) gills of rohu & lungs of

(D) wings of crow & grasshopper

3- Evolution of diversified species due to environmental changes is called (A) Divergent evolution (B) Convergent evolution (C) Evolutionary inertia (D) None of these

4- Which pair of organs are analogous in nature? (A) Gills of fish & gill of prawn (D) Wing of bat & flipper of seal 5- Which of the following is vestigial part in human body? (A) Ears (B) Teeth (C) Ear muscles (D) Gums (B) Arm of man & limb of horse (C) Ear of frog & ear of rabbit

6- Which one is vestigial in humans? (A) Pinna (B) Eyelids (C) Canine teeth (D) Nails

7- Archaeopteryx is a connecting link between (A) Reptiles & mammals (B) reptiles & amphibians (C) reptiles & birds (D) birds & mammals

8- Peripatus is a connecting link between (A) Annelids & molluscs (B) Annelids & arthropods (C) reptiles & mammals (D) Molluscs & arthropods

9- Fossils remains of Archaeopteryx indicate that (A) Reptiles gave rise to birds during Jurassic (C) It was a flying reptile from Permian 10- Atavism in man means (A) Appearance of new characters characters (B) evolution of existing characters (C) appearance of ancestral (B) reptiles gave rise to birds during Permian (D) It was a flying reptile from Triassic

(D) loss of some pre-existing characters

11- The presence of gill slits in the embryos of all vertebrates supports the theory of (A) Recapitulation (B) Organic evolution (C) Biogenesis (D) Metamorphosis

12- The rule of embryonic development is given by (A) Von Baer (B) Haeckel (C) Spencer (D) Darwin

13- “Ontogeny repeats phylogeny” was coined by (A) Weismann (B) Haeckel (C) Morgan (D) Herbert Spencer

14- Recapitulation theory was proposed by (A) Cuvier (B) Haeckel (C) Herbert Spencer (D) Weisman

15- The credit for listing over 100 vestigial organs in man goes to (A) Huxley (B) Darwin (C) Weidershein (D) Spencer

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