Principles Of Biology Lab Quiz

53 Questions  I  By Akparker on February 13, 2010
This is based on the lab portion of the college level course principles of biology. This quiz includes Taxonomy, Domains and Kingdoms of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, parts of a microscope, and etc. Every question came straight out of the Lab packet.

  
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1.  The field of classifying organisms is called _____.
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2.  What is the term for the major categories that all organisms are grouped into within the taxonomic classification?
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3.  Within each kingdom the organisms that are more alike are grouped into smaller and smaller groupings starting with _______ (or divisions).
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4.  What is the term for the system that scientist came up with to group similar organisms together?
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5.  As the characteristics for each organism are evaluated, eventually the groupings get so small that they only include quite similar organisms. What is the name for this category?
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6.  All living organisms are classified into 3 domains. What are they?(multiple answers)
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7.  The three domains of living organisms are broken down into major kingdoms, what are they?(multiple answers)
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8.  The domains are split up into groupings of more similar organisms. What are these groups called?
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9.  Each type of specific organism is given its own specific name to define it as different from every other organism. What classification is this?
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10.  What are the domain(s) of a prokaryotic cell?(multiple answers)
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11.  What are the kingdoms of a eukaryotic cell?(multiple answers)
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12.  What is the domain of a eukaryotic cell?
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13.  Name the term:capable of making one's own food. Ex. plants
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14.  What are the kingdoms of a prokaryotic cell?(multiple answers)
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15.  Name the term:composed of many cells.
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16.  Name the term:incapable of self-generated movement
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17.  Name the term:More complex, larger cells. They contain a nucleus and other membrane-surrounded regions.
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18.  Name the term:Having the ability to move.
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19.  Name the term:This general term is used to describe any eukaryotic organism that tends to be simpler in its overall organization than fungus, plants, or animals. This is a widely-varying group of typically unicellular organisms (but also simpler multicellular organisms) that do not fit into the other eukaryotic kingdoms.
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20.  Name the term:Simpler, smaller cells. They do not have a nucleus or any other membrane-surrounded regions within them.
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21.  Name the term:composed of only one cell
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22.  Name the term:Needing to acquire food from some other source. Ex. animals
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23.  Name the term:A region within eukaryotic cells that is bordered by membrane and contains the cell's genetic information within it.
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24.  How are you supposed to carry a microscope?
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25.  When do you inspect the microscope?
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26.  What can you clean the lenses with?
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27.  Is it alright to push a microscope across the table?
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28.  Unplug the microscope carefully by:
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29.  What do you do with the microscope after you're done using it?
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30.  Which part of the microscope supports the body tube and lenses?
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31.  What is the name for the lens in the upper part of the microscope?
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32.  The part of the microscope that holds the ocular at one end and the nosepiece at the other.
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33.  Lens found beneath the stage that concentrates light before it passes through the specimen to be viewed.
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34.  Which part of the microscope supports the entire microscope?
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35.  This part of a microscope is located on the revolving nosepiece. There are four lenses.
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36.  Small circular knobs adjacent to or below the stage. Allows the observer to move the slide across the stage either forward or backwards or laterally.
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37.  The part of a microscope that is located at the lower end of the body tube. A revolving device that holds the objectives.
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38.  Small lever beneath the condenser. Allows the observer to regulate the amount of light passing through the specimen.
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39.  Moves the stage up and down small distances. Allows fine focus of the specimen.
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40.  The horizontal platform upon which the slide rests.
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41.  Provides illumination of the specimen.
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42.  Moves the stage up or down to the approximate correct distance. This part of the microscope should only be used when using the low powered objective.
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43.  Name part A
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44.  Name part B
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50.  Name part H
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51.  Name part I
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