Q1. Hermann Kolbe’s synthesis of an organic compound, acetic acid, from inorganic substances that had been prepared straight from pure elements was an important milestone for what reason?
Q2. The octopus eye is sometimes offered as an instance of a structure that is too complex to have evolved incrementally. What piece of evidence contradicts this claim? (Multiple choice)
-Even a very simple light detector can increase an organism’s fitness.
-Hox genes can cause misexpression of eyes
-The genes regulating eye growth in mouse and fruit fly are homologous.