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Match List-I with List-II. .tg {border-collapse:collapse;border-spacing:0;} .tg td{border-color:black;border-style:soli...
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The factor that leads to Founder effect in a population is :
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Which of the following refer to correct example(s) of organisms which have evolved due to changes in environment brought...
NEET 2020 Phase 1
Flippers of Penguins and Dolphins are examples of
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From his experiments, S.L. Miller produced amino acids by mixing the following in a closed flask
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In a species, the weight of newborn ranges from 2 to 5 kg. 97% of the newborn with an average weight between 3 to 3.3 kg...
NEET 2019
Match the hominids with their correct brain size : .tg {border-collapse:collapse;border-spacing:0;} .tg td{border-styl...
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Variations caused by mutation, as proposed by Hugo de Vries, are :
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The concept of ''Omnis cellula-e cellula'' regarding cell division was first proposed by :
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According to Hugo de Vries, the mechanism of evolution is
NEET 2018
The similarity of bone structure in the forelimbs of many vertebrates is an example of
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Among the following sets of examples for divergent evolution, select the incorrect option.
NEET 2018
Following are the two statements regarding the origin of life - (a) The earliest organisms that appeared on the earth we...
NEET 2016 Phase 1
Analogous structures are a result of :
NEET 2016 Phase 1
Which of the following is the correct sequence of events in the origin of life ? I. Formation of protobionts II. Synthes...
NEET 2016 Phase 2
The chronological order of human evolution from early to the recent is
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Which of the following structures is homologus to the wing of a bird ?
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In Hardy-Weinberg equation, the frequency of heterozygous individual is represented by
NEET 2016 Phase 2
Genetic drift operates in
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Which of the following had the smallest brain capacity ?
NEET 2015 Cancelled Paper
Which is the most common mechanism of genetic variation in the population of a sexually reproducing organism ?
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Industrial melanism is an example of -
NEET 2015
A population will not exist in Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium if
NEET 2015 Cancelled Paper
The wings of a bird and the wings of an insect are :
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In a population of 1000 individuals 360 belong to genotype AA, 480 to Aa and the remaining 160 to aa. Based on this data...
NEET 2014
Forelimbs of cat, lizard used in walking, forelimbs of whale used in swimming and forelimbs of bats used in flying are a...
NEET 2014
The finch species of Galapagos Islands are grouped according to their food sources. Which of the following is not a finc...
NEET 2013 (Karnataka)
Dinosaurs dominated the World in which of the following geological era ?
NEET 2013 (Karnataka)
Genetic variation in a population arises due to :
NEET 2013 (Karnataka)
Random undirectional change in allele frequencies that occur by chance in all populations and especially in small popula...
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The eye of octopus and eye of cat show different patterns of structure, yet they perform similar function, This is an ex...
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The process by which organisms with different evolutionary history evolve similar phenotypic adaptations in response to ...
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Variation in gene frequencies within populations can occur by chance rather than by natural selection. This is referred ...
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The tendency of population to remain in genetic equilibrium may be disturbed by :
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According to Darwin, the organic evolution is due to -
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The extinct human who lived 1,00,000 to 40,000 years ago, in Europe, Asia and parts of Africa, with short stature, heavy...
AIPMT 2012 Prelims
What was the most significant trend in the evolution of modern man (Homo sapiens) from his ancestors ?
AIPMT 2012 Prelims
The idea of mutations was brought forth by :
AIPMT 2012 Mains
Which one of the following options gives one correct example each of convergent evolution and divergent evolution ?
AIPMT 2012 Prelims
Evolution of different species in a given area starting from a point and spreading to other geographical areas is known ...
AIPMT 2012 Prelims
What was the most significant trend in the evolution of modern man (Homo sapiens) from his ancestors ?
AIPMT 2011 Prelims
The most apparent changes during the evolutionary history of Homo sapiens is traced in
AIPMT 2010 Mains
Darwin's finches are a good example of –
AIPMT 2010 Prelims
Given below are four statements (A-D) each with one or two blanks. Select the option which correctly fills up the blanks...
AIPMT 2010 Mains
In the case of peppered moth (Biston betularia) the black-coloured from became dominant over the light-coloured form in ...
AIPMT 2009
Peripatus is a connecting link between :
AIPMT 2009
Which one of the following scientist's name is correctly matched with the theory put fourth by him?
AIPMT 2008
Which one of the following is incorrect about the characteristics of protobionts (coacervates and microspheres) as envis...
AIPMT 2008
Thorn of Bougainvillea and tendril of Cucurbita are examples of:
AIPMT 2008
Darwin's finches are a good example of –
AIPMT 2008
Which one of the following statements is correct?
AIPMT 2007
When two species of different genealogy come to resemble each other as a result of adaptation, the phenomenon is termed:...
AIPMT 2007
The finches of Galapogas islands provide an evidence in favour of-
AIPMT 2007
Adaptive radiation refers to:-
AIPMT 2007
The concept of chemical evolution is based on-
AIPMT 2007
Jurassic period of the Mesozoic era characterized by-
AIPMT 2006
Praying mantis is a good example of-
AIPMT 2006
An important evidence in favour of organic evolution is the occurrence of-
AIPMT 2006
Which one of the following amino-acids was not found to be synthesized in Miller's experiment ?
AIPMT 2006
Which of the following is the relatively most accurate method for dating of fossils ?
AIPMT 2005
At a particular locus, frequency of 'A' allele is 0.6 and that of 'a' is 0.4. What would be the frequency of heterozygot...
AIPMT 2005
Which of the following is not true for a species ?
AIPMT 2005
Which one of the following phenomena supports Darwin's concept of natural selection in organic evolution ?
AIPMT 2005
There are two opposing views about origin of modern man. According to one view Homo erectus in Asia were the ancestors o...
AIPMT 2005
Which one of the following experiments suggests that simplest living organisms could not have originated spontaneously f...
AIPMT 2005
De Vries gave his mutation theory on organic evolution while working on -
AIPMT 2005
Diversification in plant life appeared
AIPMT 2004
Which one of the following is living fossil ?
AIPMT 2004
According to oparin, which one of the following was not present in the primitive atmosphere of the earth ?
AIPMT 2004
What kind of evidence suggested that man is more closely related with chimpanzee than with other hominoid apes ?
AIPMT 2004
Age of fossils in the past was generally determined by radio-carbon method and other methods involving radioactive eleme...
AIPMT 2004
Which one of the following describes correctly the homologous structures ?
AIPMT 2003
Which one of the following is categorised under living fossils ?
AIPMT 2003
Darwin in his 'Natural Selection Theory' did not believe in any role of which one of the following in organic evolution ...
AIPMT 2003
In a random mating population in equilibrium, which of the following brings about a change in gene frequency in a non-di...
AIPMT 2003
Industrial melanism is an example of : -
AIPMT 2003
Random genetic drift in a population probably results from
AIPMT 2003
Which one of the following sequences was proposed by Darwin and Wallace for organic evolution ?
AIPMT 2003
Convergent evolution is illustrated by : -
AIPMT 2003
In which era reptiles were dominant ?
AIPMT 2002
In which condition, the gene ratio remains constant for any species population ?
AIPMT 2002
According to fossils which discovered up to present time, origin and evolution of man was started from
AIPMT 2002
Sequence of which of the following is used to know the phylogeny ?
AIPMT 2002
Which of the following are homologous organs ?
AIPMT 2002
Genetic drift oparates in : -
AIPMT 2002
Which of the following is important for speciation ?
AIPMT 2002
There is no life on moon due to the absence of -
AIPMT 2002
Cause of mimicry is -
AIPMT 2002
Darwins theory of pangenesis shows similarity with theory of inheritance of acquired characters then what shall be corre...
AIPMT 2001
Occurrence of endemic species in South America and Australia is due to
AIPMT 2001
Forthcoming generations are less adaptive than their parental generation due to
AIPMT 2001
First life on earth was : -
AIPMT 2001
Which of the following is correct order of the evolutionary history of man ?
AIPMT 2001
Which of the following is closest relative of man ?
AIPMT 2001
Similarities in organism with different genotype indicates : -
AIPMT 2001
Most abundant organic compound on earth is
AIPMT 2001
Reason of diversity in living being : -
AIPMT 2001
Half life period of C14 is : -
AIPMT 2001
Which statement is correct about centre of origin of plant ?
AIPMT 2001
Which is the most important factor for continuity of a species from evolutionary point of view ?
AIPMT 2000
Who is directly related to man ?
AIPMT 2000
Homo sapiens have evolved in
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Which evidence of evolution related to Darwin's finches ?
AIPMT 2000
Character which is closely related to human evolution
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Which is not a vestigial organ in man ?
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Which one of the following are analogous structures?
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