TExES Science 7-12: Evolutionary Change on Earth Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Cells that are simple and contain no membrane bound organelles are called:

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT evidence for the endosymbiosis theory?

Question 3 3. What organelles in eukaryotic cells are thought to have originated from prokaryotic cells?

Question 4 4. The idea that the earth is constantly changing and, therefore, life on earth is continually evolving is:

Question 5 5. In the early formation of life on Earth, polymers aggregated together to form _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following theories best explains the mass extinction of the dinosaurs?

Question 7 7. About how old is Earth?

Question 8 8. The theory of endosymbiosis best explains:

Question 9 9. In which eon did the dinosaurs both live and go extinct?

Question 10 10. Which of the following best describes an endosymbiont?

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Question 11 11. Which term best describes change over time?

Question 12 12. On the Galapagos Islands, there are several species that are similar and resemble a common ancestor. Each island has a slightly different ecosystem. Which of the following best explains how these different species came to be?

Question 13 13. The Cambrian Explosion marks which major event in Earth's history?

Question 14 14. Scientists have found fossils that show a sudden appearance of a new organism after a period of no change. Which form of evolutionary change best explains this?

Question 15 15. Who first proposed the hypothesis of how life began on Earth?

TExES Science 7-12: Evolutionary Change on Earth Chapter Exam Instructions

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