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Test: Evolution (NCERT) - Question 1

The Devonian Period is Considered to be as-

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Devonian period occurred about 400 million years ago in Palaeozoic era. This period was marked by abundance of fishes and hence called as age of fishes.

Test: Evolution (NCERT) - Question 2

What is correct arrangement of periods of palaeozoic era in ascending order in geological time scale?

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Palaezoic era is the era of ancient life and correct arrangement of periods in this era is: 

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Test: Evolution (NCERT) - Question 3

Following is given the diagrammatic representation of evolutionary history of vertebrates through geological periods. Identify the geological periods. Identify the geological periods (A, B, C and D) and select the correct option.

Test: Evolution (NCERT) - Question 4

Match column I with column II and select the correct option from the given codes.

Test: Evolution (NCERT) - Question 5

The character that proves that frogs have evolved from fishes is

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The tadpole larva of frog bears gills, which proves that frogs have evolved from gilled ancestors.

Test: Evolution (NCERT) - Question 6

Refer the given statements and select the correct one
(i) Fossils are remains of hard parts of life forms in Rocks
(ii) A study of fossils in different sedimentary layers indicates the geological period in which they live.
(iii) Radio isotopen are often used to determine the age of the fossils
(iv) Study of fossils is called paleontology

Detailed Solution for Test: Evolution (NCERT) - Question 6

The fossils can be defined as remains of impressions of the hard parts of the past life-forms in the strata of the earth. Fossils provide one of the most acceptable evidences in support of evolution, because we can study the evolutionary past of individuals in the form of their fossils. The study of fossils is known as paleontology. The evidence of evolution based on the knowledge of fossils is called paleontological evidence. Living organisms living in various ages and entombed in various starta of rocks provide concrete clues to the variety of life that existed in the past.
Age of the fossils can be determined by three methods: (i) Radioactive clock method (II) Radioactive carbon method and (iii) Potassium Organ method.

Test: Evolution (NCERT) - Question 7

Jurassic period belongs to the ______ era.

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The Jurassic Period was the second section of the Mesozoic Era. It happened from 199.6 to 145.5 million years back, after the Triassic Period and going before the Cretaceous Period.

Test: Evolution (NCERT) - Question 8

Amphibians were dominant during ________ period.

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Carboniferous period of palaeozoic era is known as the age of amphibians. It existed about 350 billions years ago in which reptiles and winged insects originated and amphibians were dominant.

Test: Evolution (NCERT) - Question 9

Read the given statements (i) - (iv) regarding evolution and select the incorrect ones
(i) The oceanic water rich in mixture of organic compounds was termed by J.B.S. Haldane (1920) as 'hot dilute soap of organic substances'.
(ii) The term coacervate was given by Syndey Fox.
(iii) First cellular form of life appeared approximately 2000 mya on earth.
(iv) The first geological time scale was developed by Georges Cuvier.

Detailed Solution for Test: Evolution (NCERT) - Question 9

Correct answer is A.

Test: Evolution (NCERT) - Question 10

Given below are four statements (i) - (iv) regarding geological time scale. Read them carefully.
(i) Palaeozoic era is the era of ancient life
(ii) Ordovician period is the age of vertebrates
(iii) Carboniferous period is the age of reptiles
(iv) Proterozoic era is the era of early life
Which of the above two statements are incorrect?

Detailed Solution for Test: Evolution (NCERT) - Question 10

Ordovician period existed about 500 million years ago and is the age of invertebrates. Carboniferous period that existed 350 million years ago is the age of amphibians.

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