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Charles Darwin

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(31 votes)
8 questions
English
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A quiz about the life and work of Charles Darwin, the father of evolution.
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Where was Charles Darwin born?

Shrewsbury, England

Cambridge, England

Edinburgh, Scotland

London, England

Hard  16% got this right

Darwin was born on February 12, 1809.
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What is the name of the ship Darwin sailed on?

HMS Beagle

HMS Bounty

HMS Endeavour

HMS Victory

Hard  31% got this right

Darwin's voyage on the HMS Beagle lasted from 1831 to 1836.
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What theory is Charles Darwin famous for?

Theory of Evolution

Cell Theory

Quantum Theory

Theory of Relativity

Easy  86% got this right

Darwin's theory of evolution is based on the concept of natural selection.
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Which book did Darwin publish in 1859?

On the Origin of Species

The Descent of Man

The Expression of Emotions

Voyage of the Beagle

74% got this right

On the Origin of Species is considered the foundation of evolutionary biology.
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Who was Darwin's contemporary who independently developed a similar theory?

Alfred Russel Wallace

Erasmus Darwin

Gregor Mendel

Thomas Henry Huxley

Hard  34% got this right

Wallace and Darwin jointly presented their theories in 1858.
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What did Darwin study at the University of Edinburgh?

Medicine

Biology

Geology

Theology

Hard  20% got this right

Darwin later switched to studying theology at Cambridge University.
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Which island group did Darwin visit that greatly influenced his work?

Galápagos Islands

Canary Islands

Falkland Islands

Hawaiian Islands

52% got this right

The unique species on the Galápagos Islands inspired Darwin's theory of evolution.
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What is the name of Darwin's estate where he conducted many experiments?

Down House

Darwin Manor

Evolution House

Natural Selection Hall

Hard  30% got this right

Down House is now a museum dedicated to Darwin's life and work.