Biology Presentations

47 Questions  I  By Julianna
Please take the quiz to rate it.

Biology Quizzes & Trivia
Class presentations and their questions

  
Changes are done, please start the quiz.


Questions and Answers

Removing question excerpt is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
  • 1. 
    What kind of proteins are in prions?
    • A. 

      Prions are proteins that can cause Neurogenenerative Diseases in both humans and animals

    • B. 

      Can not cause diseases


  • 2. 
    When do prions become malignant?
    • A. 

      Never malignant

    • B. 

      When alpha helix structures are refolded into beta sheet structures


  • 3. 
    What animal had the first case of a disease caused by prions?
    • A. 

      Cows

    • B. 

      Pigs

    • C. 

      Sheep


  • 4. 
    The branch of biology that explains both the diversity and the unity of life is_____?
    • A. 

      Physiology

    • B. 

      Evolution

    • C. 

      Genetics

    • D. 

      Taxonomy


  • 5. 
    What is the difference between discovery science and hypothesis driven science?
    • A. 

      Discovery leads from specific to general and hypothesis leads from general to specific

    • B. 

      Discovery-deductive reasoning Hypothesis inductive

    • C. 

      Discovery-predictions about outcomes, Hypothesis-tentative answers to specific questions


  • 6. 
    What will happen if you do NOT (properly) finish your antibiotic prescription?
    • A. 

      You wil become immune to that antibiotic

    • B. 

      You will save money

    • C. 

      You wll promote the evolution of bacteria resistant to that antibiotic


  • 7. 
    Which of the following is most likely to lead to the evolution of two different species?
    • A. 

      Directional selection

    • B. 

      Disruptive Selection


  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of a population at Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium?
    • A. 

      Changes are predominant

    • B. 

      There are no mutations in the population


  • 9. 
    Which of the following is most likely to decrease genetic variation?
    • A. 

      Disruptive Selection

    • B. 

      Stabilizing selection

    • C. 

      Directional selection


  • 10. 
    Who was 1st person to discover bacteria?
    • A. 

      Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

    • B. 

      Pavlotti


  • 11. 
    Do humans have bacteria?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No


  • 12. 
    Bacteria helps with what?
    • A. 

      Cycling of nutrients

    • B. 

      Decomposition

    • C. 

      Sickness


  • 13. 
    Which virus causes chicken pox or shingles?
    • A. 

      Strep

    • B. 

      Varicella zoster virus


  • 14. 
    What is incubation period for chicken pox?
    • A. 

      10-21 days

    • B. 

      30-35 days


  • 15. 
    What is incubation period for chicken pox?
    • A. 

      5 days

    • B. 

      10-21 days


  • 16. 
    Which of the following is example of directional selection?
    • A. 

      There is an increase in the number of different breeds of dogs

    • B. 

      There is an increase in antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria


  • 17. 
    In Hardy Weinberg formula, what does 2 pq represent?
    • A. 

      Homozygous dominant

    • B. 

      Frequency of heterozygotes


  • 18. 
    Homology is evidence of?
    • A. 

      Staying close to home

    • B. 

      Common ancestry


  • 19. 
    Which of the following is a population?
    • A. 

      Termites in the world

    • B. 

      Termites infesting your house


  • 20. 
    What is a gene?
    • A. 

      An organelle that houses DNA

    • B. 

      Unit of hereditary

    • C. 

      A type of animal cell

    • D. 

      A type of eukaryotic cell


  • 21. 
    Humans are composed of______cells.
    • A. 

      Bacterial

    • B. 

      Prokaryotic

    • C. 

      Eukaryotic


  • 22. 
    What is plasmodium?
    • A. 

      Protists

    • B. 

      Anamilia


  • 23. 
    Where do you get plasmodium?
    • A. 

      Mosquitoes

    • B. 

      Eating raw food


  • 24. 
    What is purpose of ciliates?
    • A. 

      Scare you

    • B. 

      Small diploid nucleus for reproduction and macronucleus for??


  • 25. 
    Where are ciliates mainly found?
    • A. 

      Ponds, waters and lake

    • B. 

      Inside your body


  • 26. 
    Which of these statements is correct?
    • A. 

      In science there are absolute truths

    • B. 

      In science, hypotheses need not be testable

    • C. 

      Scientific ideas are subjected to rigorous and repeated testing

    • D. 

      Science does not require verifiable observations


  • 27. 
    Which of the following is not recycled but is lost from ecosystems?
    • A. 

      Sodium

    • B. 

      Nitrogen

    • C. 

      Energy

    • D. 

      Carbon

    • E. 

      Magnesium


  • 28. 
    Members of the kingdom Plantae differ from members of other kingdoms of Eukarya in that most members of the kingdom Plantae___________________________.
    • A. 

      Are consumers

    • B. 

      Obtain food from ingestion

    • C. 

      Produce their own food

    • D. 

      Are decomposers

    • E. 

      Are unicellular


  • 29. 
    Which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      Exposure to antibiotics causes bacteria to change and become resistant

    • B. 

      Natural selection works on variation already present in a population.


  • 30. 
    Natural selection__________________.
    • A. 

      Has no mutation

    • B. 

      Results in evolutionary adaptation

    • C. 

      Must have common ancestors


  • 31. 
    Which of the following is the most likely explanation for a particular human population with a higher incidence of polydactyly (extra fingers/toes) than the human population as a whole?
    • A. 

      Bottleneck effect

    • B. 

      Founder effect


  • 32. 
    Gene flow is accomplished by ______________________.
    • A. 

      Natural selection

    • B. 

      Migration

    • C. 

      Mutation


  • 33. 
    Your family is taking a long driving vacation across the midwestern and western United States.  As you travel, you notice that the flowers, birds, and trees of the Midwest and Rocky Mountains are very different.  As you ponder why, you remember that such differences in the distribution of species are part of the field of _______________________________.
    • A. 

      Geology

    • B. 

      Biogeography


  • 34. 
    In some zoos, rare crosses between a male lion and a female liger have produced offspring called ligers.  Male ligers are sterile but some female ligers are fertile.  In the wild, lion and tiger ranges do not naturally overlap, making such a cross unlikely.  Furthermore, the solitary behavior of tigers and the social organizations of lions create behavioral differences.  Applying the biological species concept, the production of ligers reveals that_______________.
    • A. 

      Anatomical similarities

    • B. 

      They are able to interbreed and produce fertile offspring

    • C. 

      Tigers and Lions are separate species


  • 35. 
    In some zoos, rare crosses between a male lion and a female liger have produced offspring called ligers.  Male ligers are sterile but some female ligers are fertile.  In the wild, lion and tiger ranges do not naturally overlap, making such a cross unlikely.  Furthermore, the solitary behavior of tigers and the social organizations of lions create behavioral differences. The production of sterile male ligers is an example of___________________.
    • A. 

      A Pre-zygotic barrier

    • B. 

      A Post-zygotic barrier

    • C. 

      Sympatric Speciation


  • 36. 
    In some zoos, rare crosses between a male lion and a female liger have produced offspring called ligers.  Male ligers are sterile but some female ligers are fertile.  In the wild, lion and tiger ranges do not naturally overlap, making such a cross unlikely.  Furthermore, the solitary behavior of tigers and the social organizations of lions create behavioral differences. The natural differences in the ranges of wild tigers and lions is an example of _________________.
    • A. 

      Sympatric Speciation

    • B. 

      A pre-zygotic barrier

    • C. 

      A Post-zygotic barrier


  • 37. 
    The biological species concept cannot be applied to _____________________
    • A. 

      Animals that use asexual and sexual reproduction

    • B. 

      Hybrid inviability

    • C. 

      Bacteria that only reproduce sexually


  • 38. 
    Molecular systematics might include all of the following except_________________.
    • A. 

      Anatomical similarities

    • B. 

      Sympatric speciation

    • C. 

      Geographic Isolation


  • 39. 
    The wing of a bald eagle is ______________________ the wing of a penguin.
    • A. 

      Analogous to

    • B. 

      Divergent from

    • C. 

      Homologous to


  • 40. 
    Characid fishes are naturally found only in South America and Africa.  Fossils of these fish are not found on any other continents.  What is the most likely explanation of this distribution pattern?
    • A. 

      Characid fishes migrated

    • B. 

      Characid fishes arose prior to the separation of the African and South American continents

    • C. 

      Characid fishes like warmer climates


  • 41. 
    When two frog species, Rana pipiens and Rana sylvatica, mate, the offspring die early in embryonic development.  This is an example of _______________.
    • A. 

      Pre-zygotic behavior

    • B. 

      Hybrid inviability

    • C. 

      Hybrid availability


  • 42. 
    The wing of a penguin is ______________ the flipper of a dolphin.
    • A. 

      Divergent from

    • B. 

      Analogous to

    • C. 

      Homologous to


  • 43. 
    Some fish have bony fins.  If the body of water they are in dries out, these fins can be used to help the fish "walk" to another body of water.  In this context, bony fins are an example of ______.
    • A. 

      Selected traits

    • B. 

      An adaptation

    • C. 

      An exaptation


  • 44. 
    On what basis are populations assigned to the same biological species?
    • A. 

      Being able to interbreed and produce fertile offspring

    • B. 

      Looking alike

    • C. 

      Acting alike


  • 45. 
    Speciation requires___________________
    • A. 

      Geographic Isolation

    • B. 

      Hybrid Isolation

    • C. 

      Genetic Isolation


  • 46. 
    Uranium-235, with a half-life of 713,000,000 years, decays to lead-207.  If a rock sample is determined to have one-quarter of the uranium-235 content it had when it formed, the age of the rock sample can be estimated to be approximately ______________ years old.
    • A. 

      713,000,000

    • B. 

      1.4 billion

    • C. 

      178,000

    • D. 

      13 million


  • 47. 
    A reproductive barrier that prevents species from mating is an example of ____________.
    • A. 

      A pre-zygotic barrier

    • B. 

      A post-zygotic barrier

    • C. 

      Geographic isolation


Back to top

Removing ad is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
Take Another Quiz
We have sent an email with your new password.