B1.8 evolution revision

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According to Darwin's theory of evolution, how do new species evolve?
According to Darwin's theory of evolution, new species evolve by natural selection.
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Which individuals are most likely to survive to reproduce?
Individuals that are well suited to their environment are most likely to survive to reproduce.
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What is likely to happen to an individual that is poorly suited to its environment?
An individual that is poorly suited to its environment will not survive to reproduce.
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What sort of variation is inherited?
Genetic variation is inherited.
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Why do we have a good evolutionary record of the horse?
The fossil record of the ancestors of the horse is complete.
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Why are white peppered moths likely to be more common than black ones in country areas?
White peppered moths are likely to be more common than black ones in country areas because they are more difficult for birds to see on clean birch bark.
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Which of the following is not likely to cause a species to become extinct?
A new food source is not likely to cause a species to become extinct.
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Individuals that are well suited to their environment are most likely to survive to reproduce.

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Why do we have a good evolutionary record of the horse?

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