This unit test / final assessment for an introductory unit on evolution is an editable test bank of questions that will allow you to make the perfect unit test for your life science or biology students in grades 8 - 12.
There are 65 questions of varying formats on the test: Fill in the blank, multiple choice, matching, and short answer. All answers are included.
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This unit test was written to test the material covered in my Evolution PowerPoint and Notes Set.
The document contains 65 questions. There are 13 fill in the blank questions, 22 multiple choice questions, 21 matching questions, and 9 short answer questions. Complete and detailed answer key is provided.
This test is appropriate for biology or life science students in grades 8 - 12.
Topics covered by this unit test are:
I. Introduction to Evolutionary Theory
• Biological Diversity
• What is a Theory?
• What is Evolution?
• Who “Discovered” Evolution?
II. Charles Darwin: A Brief Biography
III. The Voyage of the HMS Beagle
IV. Darwin’s Observations
• Enormous Number of Species
• Patterns of Diversity
• The Galapagos Islands
• The Journey Home
V. Ideas in Darwin’s Time
• A Time of Discovery
• Conflicting Views of Darwin’s Work
• An Ancient and Changing Earth
• Georges Cuvier
• James Hutton
• Charles Lyell
• Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
• Thomas Malthus
VI. Darwin Develops His Theory of Evolution
• When Darwin Returned Home
• What Changed?
VII. Darwin’s Theory of Evolution
• Common Ancestry
• Darwin Presents His Evidence
• Descent With Modification
• Artificial Selection
VIII. Evolution by Natural Selection
• Concepts of Darwin’s theory
• What is Natural Selection?
• Common Descent
• The Controversy
• Summary and Important Points
IX. The Evidence for Evolution
• The Fossil Record
• Geographic Distribution
• Biological Molecules
X. Evolution in Action
• Selection Pressure
• The Peppered Moth
• Pesticide Resistance in Insects
XI. Patterns of Evolution
• Selection Pressure
• Adaptive Radiation
• Convergent Evolution
• Divergent Evolution
• Punctuated Equilibrium
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