Articles > Quizzes & Surveys > Evolution definition – quiz Evolution definition – quiz Quiz Choose the best answer. 1. A change in the genetic composition of a population over successive generations Evolution Genetic variation Natural selection 2. Individuals with traits that are advantageous are more likely to reproduce successfully Genetic drift Genetic variation Natural selection 3. Produces random changes in the frequency of traits in a population Genetic drift Genetic variation Natural selection 4. "Father” of evolutionary biology Charles Darwin Carl Linnaeus Jean-Baptiste Lamarck 5. He proposed the “transmutation theory” Charles Darwin Carl Linnaeus Jean-Baptiste Lamarck Send Your Results (Optional) Your Name To Email Time is Up!