Reading Quiz 1: Evolution, Cells
This quiz covers readings for Evolution and Cells. More specifically, Ch. 3 pp 48-53 and Cells Ch. 2 (2.1b, 2.3a, 2.3 d,
2.4, 2.5), Ch 21 (21.1-21.1e, 21.4) and purple page F 35 . You will only be allowed to attempt the quiz once, but you
have 1 hour (60 minutes) to complete the 9 questions. Please note: you will only receive your score once the
quiz is closed to everyone (it closes Monday at 13:30 so Monday evening you should be able to see your
o Ch 1; Ch 3 (Evolution - only sections 3.1 - 3.3 (p48-53); Purple Pages: F7-10, F17-18, F24-28,
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Started on Sunday, 16 September 2012, 01:36 PM
Completed on Sunday, 16 September 2012, 02:50 PM
Time taken 1 hour 14 mins
Overdue 14 mins 37 secs
Grade 80.00 out of a maximum of 100.00
Which of the following ideas is NOT central to Darwin's theroy of evolution?
a. Evolutionary change always moves towards an ultimate goal of the best organism. Correct answer
b. Competition within a population can result in not all individuals surviving to reproduce.
c. Some individuals in a population may be more suited to to their environment due to heritable variations,
making them more likely to survive and reproduce.
d. Individuals in a population vary in many heritable traits
Marked out of 1.00 Flag question
Which of the following statements is TRUE?
a. Some prokaryotic cells have only a few different proteins, using RNA ribozymes in place of protein enzymes
for most of their activity.
b. Organisms that lack DNA use RNA as their genetic material.
c. In some organisms information flows primarily from RNA to DNA to protein.