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    Where do humans come from?

    This quiz helps identify human origins.

    1

    Which theory of Gregory Mendel's (1822-1884) contributes to explaining evolution?

    2

    True or false. Natural Selection is the reproductive success among individual organisms.

    3

    Which scientist stated that "natural selection is a most convincing scientific explanation of the variety and history of life on earth"?

    4

    True or False. Carl (Carroll) Linnaeus (1707-1778) created taxonomy, that is, the assignment of organisms into categories.

    5

    True or False. Phylogeny – genetic relatedness based on common ancestry and Hominidae (Hominids) – is the super-family containing humans and apes.

    6

    Identify the discovery which pinpoints the link between humans and apes.

    7

    Identify an evolutionary change from Lucy, A. Australopithecus to H. sapiens.

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    Lucy and the Laeotil footprints were found at what geographical location?

    9

    Who coined the term "Survival of the fittest"?

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    Are these species in the correct order of development (evolution)? Homo habilis, Homo erectus, Homo neanderthalis, archaic Homo sapiens.