1. Who is known as “Darwin’s Bulldog” for his advocacy of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution?

Thomas Henry Huxley

Richard Dawkins

Stephen Jay Gould

J. B. S. Haldane

2. Name the botanist who originated the idea of “Nature’s war” which influenced Charles Darwin and the principle of natural selection

Arthur Tansley

Augustin Pyramus de Candolle

Eduard Suess

Gregor Mendel

3. Name the famous biologist known for coining many terms in biology, including anthropogeny,, ecology and stem cell

Charles Darwin

Carl Linnaeus

Ernst Haeckel

James Watson

4. This islands are famed for their vast number of endemic species and were studied by Charles Darwin during the voyage of the Beagle.

Raja Ampat, Indonesia

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Andaman Islands, India

Galapagos islands

5. With which one of the following ships will you associate Vice Admiral Robert FitzRoy?

The Santa Maria

HMS Beagle

U.S.S. Monitor

HMS Victory

6. Who introduced the term “mutation”?

Hugo de Vries

Gregor Mendel

Charles Darwin

Richard Dawkins

7. Who coined the term ‘Foundation species’?

Paul K Dayton

Robert T. Paine

Charles Darwin

Gregor Mendel

8. Name the paleontologist who coined the term ‘Dinosaur’?

Charles Darwin

William Buckland

Richard Owen

Georges Cuvier

9. Who introduced the concept of Keystone species, the species that critically influences the ecosystem relative to their abundance?

Charles Darwin

Robert T. Paine

Rachel Carson

Lester Brown

10. Who among the following is most widely known for the theory that dinosaurs were killed by an asteroid impact (asteroid collision theory)?

Richard Owen

Charles Darwin

Walter Alvarez

William Parker Foulke