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Evolution!

How evolved are you?
"); echo("Which of the following is an example of natural selection?
"); echo("A corn breeder crosses two kinds of corn and chooses the offspring with highest yield.
"); echo("A tree falls in the forest and someone hears it.
"); echo("A goose lays a golden egg.
"); echo("Bacteria become resistant to antibiotics.

"); echo("The characteristics of species are conveyed by
"); echo("their genes.
"); echo("their memories.
"); echo("museum exhibits.
"); echo("their Latin names.

"); echo("Creationism rests on
"); echo("Science
"); echo("The Bible
"); echo("The amassed evidence of generations of field researchers
"); echo("All of the above

"); echo("The ultimate authority in science is
"); echo("Textbooks
"); echo("The reputation of the scientist
"); echo("Theories and laws
"); echo("Experimentation and observation

"); echo("According to evolutionary science, new species are formed
"); echo("Only when the Creator deems it right
"); echo("Suddenly
"); echo("Gradually
"); echo("Either suddenly or gradually

"); echo(""); } else { $c = 0; if ($q1 == "a4") { $c++; $r1 = "
Which of the following is an example of natural selection? Bacteria become resistant to antibiotics."; } else { $r1 = ""; } if ($q2 == "a1") { $c++; $r2 = "
The characteristics of species are conveyed by their genes."; } else { $r2 = ""; } if ($q3 == "a2") { $c++; $r3 = "
Creationism rests on the Bible."; } else { $r3 = ""; } if ($q4 == "a4") { $c++; $r4 = "
The ultimate authority in science is experimentation and observation."; } else { $r4 = ""; } if ($q5 == "a4") { $c++; $r5 = "
According to evolutionary science, new species are formed either suddenly or gradually."; } else { $r5 = ""; } if ($c == 1) { $img = "\"paramecium\""; $capcred = "Paramecium
Image courtesy of Akira Yanagi and the Horsei Bio Lab.
"; } if ($c == 2) { $img = "\"blue-green"; $capcred = "Blue-green alga
Image by Michael W. Clayton, Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin-Madison & courtesy of Virtual Foliage.
"; } if ($c == 3) { $img = "\"nake"; $capcred = "Naked mole rat
Photo by Marc Bretzfelder, NZP/OPA and courtesy of The National Zoo.
"; } if ($c == 4) { $img = "\"tree"; $capcred = "Tree shrew
Image by Felix Dartmouth.
"; } if ($c == 5) { $img = "\"homo"; $capcred = "Homo sapiens
Image courtesy of Andrew Giger.
"; } if ($c != 0) { echo("

$imgCongratulations! Your knowledge of evolution places you in this stage of development.

$capcred

"); } echo("You answered $c out of 5 correctly."); if ($c != 0) { echo("

They were: $r1 $r2 $r3 $r4 $r5"); } } >


   
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