Zoology - Evolution Book Back Questions

12th Standard EM

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Biology

Time : 00:45:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 30
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. The first life on earth originated

    (a)

    in air

    (b)

    on land

    (c)

    in water

    (d)

    on mountain

  2. Which of the following was the contribution of Hugo de Vries?

    (a)

    Theory of mutation

    (b)

    Theory of natural Selection

    (c)

    Theory of inheritance of acquired characters

    (d)

    Germplasm theory

  3. Fossils are generally found in

    (a)

    igneous rocks

    (b)

    metamorphic rocks

    (c)

    volcanic rocks

    (d)

    sedimentary rocks

  4. Which period was called “Age of fishes”?

    (a)

    Permian

    (b)

    Triassic

    (c)

    Devonian

    (d)

    Ordovician

  5. The Neanderthal man had the brain capacity of

    (a)

    650 – 800cc

    (b)

    1200cc

    (c)

    900cc

    (d)

    1400cc

  6. 3 x 2 = 6
  7. Explain how mutations, natural selection and genetic drift affect Hardy Weinberg equilibrium.

  8. How did Darwin explain fitness of organisms?

  9. Mention the main objections to Darwinism.

  10. 3 x 3 = 9
  11. How does Mutation theory of De Vries differ from Lamarck and Darwin’s view in the origin of new species.

  12. Explain stabilizing, directional and disruptive selection with examples

  13. Differentiate between the eating habit and brain size of Australopithecus and Ramapithecus.

  14. 2 x 5 = 10
  15. How does Neanderthal man differ from the modern man in appearance?

  16. Mention any three similarities found common in Neanderthal man and
    Homo sapiens.

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