Evolution and Stuff

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Evolution and Stuff
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  1. The biologist who is credited with proposing the theory of evolution
    Charles Darwin
  2. T or F: The big bang is believed to have occurred about 15 billion years ago
    True
  3. Our solar system was first formed _____ billion years ago
    4.6
  4. T or F: The atmosphere was made up of oxygen, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide when the Earth was first formed
    False
  5. Life first began as a tiny _____ cell about 3.5 billion years ago
    Prokaryotic
  6. T or F: It is thought that eukaryotic cells first evolved when some prokaryotes engulfed others inside their membrane
    True
  7. The _____ has helped biologists show the evolutionary relationship of species
    Fossil record
  8. T or F: Many biologists believe that the main way new species evolve is as a result of small incremental changes
    True
  9. T or F: Evolution is so slow it can never be observed
    False
  10. Change in inherited characteristics
    Mutations
  11. Change over a long period
    Evolution
  12. Humans are a member of this group
    Primates
  13. Proposed the theory of evolution
    Darwin
  14. Cold-blooded vertebrates
    Reptiles
  15. Human-like animals
    Hominids
  16. Period when dinosaurs roamed the earth
    Jurassic
  17. Organisms that only mate with their own kind
    Species
  18. A prokaryotic cell
    Protozoa
  19. Large extinct reptiles
    Dinosaurs
  20. An explanation
    Theory
  21. Live both in water and on land
    Amphibians
  22. Died out
    Extinction
  23. Hardened remains of organisms
    Fossils
  24. Group of vertebrates where the mother feeds offspring with its milk
    Mammals

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