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Charles Lyell: Quiz

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Question 1:
What is the nationality of Charles Lyell?

Question 2: Lyell, a devout Christian, had great difficulty reconciling his beliefs with ________.
Natural selectionPopulation geneticsCharles DarwinEvolution

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  Charles Lyell at the British Association meeting in Glasgow 1840. Painting by Alexander Craig.
  Charles Lyell
  An aerial photo of Vesuvius
  Lateral moraine on a glacier joining the Gorner Glacier, Zermatt, Switzerland.

Question 4:
What is Charles Lyell known for?

Question 5: [11]
Lyell's work on volcanoes focused largely on Vesuvius and ________, both of which he had earlier studied.
Mount ElbrusTeideMount AragatsMount Etna

Question 6:
When is Charles Lyell's birthday?
1927-10-06
1978-03-12
1797-11-14
1959-06-22

Question 7: He encouraged Darwin to publish, and following the 1859 publication of ________, Lyell finally offered a tepid endorsement of evolution in the tenth edition of Principles.
Charles DarwinOn the Origin of SpeciesNatural selectionHistory of evolutionary thought

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  Charles Lyell
  Lateral moraine on a glacier joining the Gorner Glacier, Zermatt, Switzerland.
  California's Mount Lyell group
  California's Mount Lyell group

Question 9:
Who of the following did Charles Lyell influence?

Question 10:
Where did Charles Lyell die?







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