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Alternative Directions - L13 Quiz Galapagos

Lesson 13 - Galapagos Finch Evolution – Due May 5 @ 11:59 PM
Watch the video on Youtube and answer the following questions:
Galapagos Finch Evolution — HHMI BioInteractive Video
1) What is the name of the island where new species recently arose?
a) Gilligan's Island
b) Galapagos Islands
2) Approximately, how many years have the Grant's been studying finches on the Galapagos?
a) 2 years
b) 40 years
3) Who was the scientist that first studied the finches in the Galapagos
a) Charles Darwin
b) Isaac Newton
4) How many species of finch exists in the Galapagos Islands?
a) 13
b) 31
5) Why do the finches have different beak sizes?
a) They eat different things and the beaks are like tools
b) They are used for attracting mates and reproducting
6) What tool is used to capture the finches so they can measure the size and shape and tag them?
a) Cages
b) Nets
7) What natural event occured in 1977, thereby changing the food available for the finches?
a) Drought
b) Tsunami
8) What natural event occurred in 1983, resulting in different vegetation and food supply for the
a) El Nino
b) Tornado
9) Do all finches sound alike?
a) Yes
b) No
10) What contributes to the evolution of the Galapagos Finches?
a) Geography and Ecology
b) Geology and Astrology