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Transmutation of species: Quiz


Question 1: In Britain, where the philosophy of natural theology remained influential, William Paley wrote the book Natural Theology with its famous watchmaker analogy, at least in part as a response to the transmutational ideas of ________.
Francis GaltonDarwin–Wedgwood familyErasmus DarwinCharles Darwin

Question 2: Idealists such as ________ and Richard Owen believed that each species was fixed and unchangeable because it represented an idea in the mind of the creator.
Charles DarwinLouis AgassizWilliam BucklandGeology

Question 3: Transmutation of species was a term used by ________ in 1809 for his theory that described the altering of one species into another.
Jean-Baptiste LamarckCharles DarwinNatural selectionEvolution

Question 4: It was one of the names commonly used for evolutionary ideas in the 19th century before ________ published On The Origin of Species (1859).
Natural selectionCharles Darwin's religious viewsCharles DarwinCharles Darwin's education

Question 5: As a young student ________ joined Grant in investigations of the life cycle of marine animals.
Charles Darwin's religious viewsCharles Darwin's educationCharles DarwinEvolution

Question 6: These early 19th century evolutionary ideas played an important role in the ________.
History of scienceHistory of biologyHistory of evolutionary thoughtHistory of paleontology

Question 7: Grant developed Lamarck's and ________'s ideas of transmutation and evolutionism, investigating homology to prove common descent.
Darwin–Wedgwood familyFrancis GaltonErasmus DarwinCharles Darwin

Question 8: ________ proposed in Philosophie Zoologique (1809) a theory of the transmutation of species.
EvolutionNatural selectionJean-Baptiste LamarckCharles Darwin

Question 9: Rather he believed that simple forms of life were created continuously by ________.
AbiogenesisMicroorganismSpontaneous generationAristotle


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