DARWIN’S ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES 150 YEARS OLD
On this day in 1859, Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species was published. His book did not include the word, “evolution,” but it did imply that man and apes have a commom ancestry. Darwin was accused of heresy, but by his deathe in 1882, his theory was seen as scientically sound. (November 24, 2009)
CNN, English Express, 3/2010
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publish хэвлэгдэх include орох, багтах
evolution хувьсал imply that гэж далдуур
ape мич common энгийн,
ancestry анхдагч, heresy тэрс үзэл
theory онол scientifically шинжлэх ухааны
be sound үндэстэй
1 What happened on this day in 1859?
A) The word “evolution” was coined.
B) Charles Darwin died.
C) Darwin’s book was published.
D) Darwin’s theory was proved.
2 What controversial idea did Darwin introduce?
A) The Bible is wrong.
B) The word “evolution”
D) The common origin of man and apes