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Question 1: Afro-Arab scholar Al-Jahizz (781–868) wrote the Book of Animals, a predecessor to ________.
On the Origin of SpeciesHistory of evolutionary thoughtCharles DarwinEvolution

Question 2: ________ is the study of insects, by far the largest group of animals.
EthologyEntomologyConchologyZoology

Question 3: ________ studies the common genetic and developmental mechanisms of animals and plants
Transcriptional regulationPost-transcriptional regulationMolecular biologyEpigenetics

Question 4: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Public domainIntellectual propertyCopyright infringementCopyright

Question 5: In early Europe, they gathered up and catalogued descriptions of strange animals from distant lands or deep seas, such as are recorded in the Physiologus and in the works of ________.
Thomas AquinasAlbertus MagnusBonaventureDuns Scotus

Question 6: Two great Chinese authors in this field were Su Song (1020-1101) and ________(1031-1095) of the Song Dynasty period, yet there were many others.
Ming DynastyShen KuoHan DynastyTang Dynasty

Question 7: Zoology (pronounced /zoʊˈɒlədʒi/ or /zuːˈɒlədʒi/[1]), occasionally also spelt zoölogy, is the branch of biology that focuses on the structure, function, behavior and evolution of ________.
BilateriaCnidariaCtenophoraAnimal

Question 8: This mirrors the transition from natural history to ________ at the start of the nineteenth century.
LifeBiologyOrganismEcology

Question 9: A little later the Academy of Sciences of ________ was established by Louis XIV.
Évry, EssonneVersaillesParisMarseille

Question 10: Leeuwenhoek, a Dutch tailor and naturalist, introduced another revolution with his construction of the first ________.
MicroscopeCuvetteAgar plateEudiometer







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