Topic: Chapter 19: Origin and Evolution of Life (Test 1)



Topic: Chapter 19: Origin and Evolution of Life
Q.1
Biogenetic law states that ______________
A. Ontogeny and phylogeny go together
B. Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny
C. Phylogeny recapitulates ontogeny
D. There is no relationship between phylogeny and ontogeny
Answer : Option B
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Q.2
The ‘use and disuse theory’ was proposed by ______________.
A. Charles Darwin
B. Ernst Haeckel
C. Jean Baptiste Lamarck
D. Gregor Mendel
Answer : Option C
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Q.3
Paleontologists deal with
A. Embryological evidences
B. Fossil evidences
C. Vestigial organ evidences
D. All the above
Answer : Option B
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Q.4
The best way of direct dating fossils of recent origin is by
A. Radio-carbon method
B. Uranium lead method
C. Potassium-argon method
D. Both (a) and (c)
Answer : Option A
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Q.5
The term Ethnobotany was coined by
A. Khorana
B. J.W. Harsbberger
C. Ronald Ross
D. Hugo de Vries
Answer : Option B
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