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Evolution


13. 

The stages of development of the individual animal repeats the evolutionary history of the entire race of the animal - Biogenetic law or Recapitulation theory was given by

Answer : D. Ernst Haeckel

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14. 

Golden age of reptiles

Answer : C. Mesozoic era

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15. 

The age of fossils can be determined using two methods namely, relative dating and absolute dating.
1. Relative dating is used to determine a fossil by comparing it to similar rocks and fossils of known age.
2. Absolute dating is used to determine the precise age of a fossil by using radiometric dating to measure the decay of isotopes.
which of the above point is correct

Answer : C. 1 and 2 are correct

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16. 

‘Philosophie Zoologique’ - famous book on theory of evolution was written by

Answer : B. Jean Baptiste Lamarck

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17. 

Mutation theory was given by

Answer : A. Hugo de Vries

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18. 

Which is a group of about 15 species of passerine birds. They are well known for their remarkable diversity in beak form and function.

Answer : A. Darwin’s finches

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