Articles > Quizzes & Surveys > Adaptive Radiation – Quiz Adaptive Radiation – Quiz Posted on Sep 17, 2020 Quiz Multiple Choice: Select the best answer. 1. Which of the following is/are true?(A) Charles Darwin noticed the variety of finches on the Galapagos Islands.(B) Darwin’s finches evolved beaks that differ in shape and sizes to make them better adapted to their diet.(C) Darwin concluded that these finches came from different ancestral species that caused them to adapt differently over time. A only A and B B and C A, B, and C 2. Which of the following is NOT an example of an adaptive radiation? Beak diversity in finches in Galapagos Islands Beak diversity in honeycreepers in Hawaii Diversity of wings of birds, insects, and bats Marsupials that have adapted and occupied different ecological niches in Australia 3. Which of these led to the variation of Darwin's finches? A. Mechanisms of natural selection B. Changes in the gene pool Both A and B None of the above 4. Which of these is true about adaptive radiation? It prevents speciation. It decreases biodiversity. It suppresses adaptation. It leads to species diversification. 5. Previously, the finches were inhabiting the South American mainland. However, they somehow managed to occupy the Galapagos islands. What drove them to migrate to the islands that are over 600 miles away from the mainland? Higher competition on the islands New ecological niche in the mainland Decreasing food resources on the islands Growing competition in the mainland Send Your Results (Optional) Your Name To Email Time is Up!