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Chapter 14: Human Evolution

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Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 10 Icse Chapter 14 Human Evolution Exercise Multiple choice type [Page 193]

Multiple choice type | Q 1 | Page 193

The first scientist who proposed his theory for evolution was

  • Darwin

  • Mendel

  • Lamarck

  • Wallace

Multiple choice type | Q 2 | Page 193

The theory of Natural Selection was proposed by

  • Mendel

  • Lamarck

  • Wallace

  • Darwin

Multiple choice type | Q 3 | Page 193

The organism studied for industrial melanism was a

  • Butterfly

  • Moth

  • Honeybee

  • Cockroach

Multiple choice type | Q 4 | Page 193

Identify the pre-human ancestor.

  • Ramapithecus 

  • Australopithecus 

  • Neanderthal man

  • Cro-Magnon

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 10 Icse Chapter 14 Human Evolution Exercise Short answer type [Page 193]

Short answer type | Q 1 | Page 193

Why Neanderthal man and modern man belong to two distinct species?

Short answer type | Q 2.1 | Page 193

The range of cranial capacities in the following ancestral forms were

Australopithecus 

Short answer type | Q 2.2 | Page 193

The range of cranial capacities in the following ancestral forms were

Homo habilis 

Short answer type | Q 2.3 | Page 193

The range of cranial capacities in the following ancestral forms were

Homo erectus 

Short answer type | Q 2.4 | Page 193

The range of cranial capacities in the following ancestral forms were

Cro-magnon 

Short answer type | Q 2.5 | Page 193

The range of cranial capacities in the following ancestral forms were

Homo sapiens sapiens 

Short answer type | Q 3 | Page 193

Mention the two principles through which Lamarck explained his ideas.

Short answer type | Q 4 | Page 193

Name any three vestigial organs found in humans.

Short answer type | Q 5 | Page 193

Give the scientific name of the organism which is cited as the classical example of 'natural selection'.

Short answer type | Q 6.1 | Page 193

Tick mark (√) the correct option in the following statement.

The fossil history of humans is _________.

  • complete

  • fragmentary

Short answer type | Q 6.2 | Page 193

Tick mark (√) the correct option in the following statement.

The first remarkable human fossil was that of ________.

  • H. habilis 

  • H. africanus 

Short answer type | Q 6.3 | Page 193

Tick mark (√) the correct option in the following statement.

Evolution is an ever __________ ending process.

  • continuing

  • promptly

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 10 Icse Chapter 14 Human Evolution Exercise Long answer type [Page 193]

Long answer type | Q 1 | Page 193

Briefly discuss the Theory of Natural Selection as given by Darwin.

Long answer type | Q 2 | Page 193

Industrial melanism provides a good example of natural selection. Discuss.

Long answer type | Q 3 | Page 193

How would you justify that Australopithecus was a human ancestor? 

Long answer type | Q 4 | Page 193

Name the six ancestral forms in their correct sequence through which modern man has evolved.

Long answer type | Q 5 | Page 193

Briefly discuss Lamarckian Theory of Inheritance citing an appropriate example.

Long answer type | Q 6 | Page 193

Explain the occurrence of vestigial organs on the basis of Lamarck's theory of use and disuse.

Selina solutions for Concise Biology Class 10 Icse Chapter 14 Human Evolution Exercise Structured/Application/Skill Type [Page 193]

Structured/Application/Skill Type | Q 1.1 | Page 193

Given alongside are two figures (A and B) representing the two stages of evolution of human beings. Answer the following:

Mention any two contrasting characters between the two stages.

Structured/Application/Skill Type | Q 1.2 | Page 193

Given alongside are two figures (A and B) representing the two stages of evolution of human beings. Answer the following :

Write all the stages of human evolution in their correct sequence.

Structured/Application/Skill Type | Q 1.3 | Page 193

Given alongside are two figures (A and B) representing the two stages of evolution of human beings.

Answer the following:

State any two characteristic features of stage B.

Structured/Application/Skill Type | Q 2.1 | Page 193

Given alongside are two figures (A and B) showing a phenomenon that was first observed in Manchester before and after the year 1850.

Answer the following.

What name has been given to this phenomenon?

Structured/Application/Skill Type | Q 2.2 | Page 193

Given alongside are two figures (A and B) showing a phenomenon that was first observed in Manchester before and after the year 1850.

Give the common name and the scientific name of the insect involved in this phenomenon.

Structured/Application/Skill Type | Q 2.3 | Page 193

Given alongside are two figures (A and B) showing a phenomenon that was first observed in Manchester before and after the year 1850.

Briefly mention why the changes shown in the two figures appeared.

Structured/Application/Skill Type | Q 2.4 | Page 193

Given alongside are two figures (A and B) showing a phenomenon that was first observed in Manchester before and after the year 1850.

The following phenomenon provides a classical explanation of a scientific theory given by a certain scientist.

(i) Name and explain the said theory.

(ii) Give the name of the scientist who gave this theory.

Chapter 14: Human Evolution

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Concepts covered in Concise Biology Class 10 Icse chapter 14 Human Evolution are Human Evolution, Lamarck’S Theory, Darwin'S Theory of Natural Selection.

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