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According to Darwin's theory of evolution, how do new species evolve?
By artificial selection
By natural selection
By unnatural selection
Which individuals are most likely to survive to reproduce?
Individuals that are well suited to their environment
Individuals that are poorly suited to their environment
Individuals that have no immunity to new diseases
What is likely to happen to an individual that is poorly suited to its environment?
It will not survive to reproduce
It will survive and produce lots of successful offspring
It will become extinct
What sort of variation is inherited?
Variation is not inherited
Which is one of the reasons why Lamarck's theory of evolution was discredited?
It was an earlier theory than Darwin's
It could not explain why simple organisms continue to exist on Earth
It suggested that aquired characteristics do not have a genetic basis