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Principles Of Biology Lab Quiz

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Principles Of Biology Lab Quiz

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.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The field of classifying organisms is called _____.
    • A. 

      Domains

    • B. 

      Kingdoms

    • C. 

      Taxonomy

    • D. 

      Genus

    • E. 

      Species

  • 2. 
    What is the term for the major categories that all organisms are grouped into within the taxonomic classification?
    • A. 

      Domains

    • B. 

      Kingdoms

    • C. 

      Taxonomy

  • 3. 
    Within each kingdom the organisms that are more alike are grouped into smaller and smaller groupings starting with _______ (or divisions).
    • A. 

      Phyla

    • B. 

      Genus

    • C. 

      Domain

    • D. 

      Species

  • 4. 
    What is the term for the system that scientist came up with to group similar organisms together?
    • A. 

      Taxonomy

    • B. 

      Classification system

    • C. 

      Domains

    • D. 

      Kingdoms

  • 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?
    • A. 

      Species

    • B. 

      Phyla

    • C. 

      Genus

    • D. 

      Taxonomy

    • E. 

      Domain

  • 6. 
    All living organisms are classified into 3 domains. What are they?(multiple answers)
    • A. 

      Genus

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Phyla

    • D. 

      Eukarya

    • E. 

      Archaea

  • 7. 
    The three domains of living organisms are broken down into major kingdoms, what are they?(multiple answers)
    • A. 

      Archaebacteria

    • B. 

      Eubacteria

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Plantae

    • E. 

      Animalia

  • 8. 
    The domains are split up into groupings of more similar organisms. What are these groups called?
    • A. 

      Domains

    • B. 

      Kingdoms

    • C. 

      Phyla

    • D. 

      Genus

    • E. 

      Species

  • 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?
    • A. 

      Phyla

    • B. 

      Species

    • C. 

      Genus

    • D. 

      Domain

    • E. 

      Kingdom

  • 10. 
    What are the domain(s) of a prokaryotic cell?(multiple answers)
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Eukarya

    • C. 

      Archaea

  • 11. 
    What are the kingdoms of a eukaryotic cell?(multiple answers)
    • A. 

      Eubacteria

    • B. 

      Protists

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Plantae

    • E. 

      Animalia

  • 12. 
    What is the domain of a eukaryotic cell?
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Eukarya

    • C. 

      Archaea

  • 13. 
    Name the term:capable of making one's own food. Ex. plants
    • A. 

      Eukaryotic cells

    • B. 

      Autotrophic

    • C. 

      Heterotrophic

    • D. 

      Motile

    • E. 

      Unicellular

  • 14. 
    What are the kingdoms of a prokaryotic cell?(multiple answers)
    • A. 

      Eubacteria

    • B. 

      Archaebacteria

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Plantae

    • E. 

      Animalia

  • 15. 
    Name the term:composed of many cells.
    • A. 

      Unicellular

    • B. 

      Motile

    • C. 

      Nonmotile

    • D. 

      Multicellular

    • E. 

      Autotrophic

  • 16. 
    Name the term:incapable of self-generated movement
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Motile

    • C. 

      Nonmotile

    • D. 

      Autotrophic

    • E. 

      Unicellular

  • 17. 
    Name the term:More complex, larger cells. They contain a nucleus and other membrane-surrounded regions.
    • A. 

      Protists

    • B. 

      Prokaryotic cells

    • C. 

      Eukaryotic cells

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 18. 
    Name the term:Having the ability to move.
    • A. 

      Nonmotile

    • B. 

      Motile

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Heterotrophic

  • 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.
    • A. 

      Prokaryotic cells

    • B. 

      Eukaryotic cells

    • C. 

      Protists

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 20. 
    Name the term:Simpler, smaller cells. They do not have a nucleus or any other membrane-surrounded regions within them.
    • A. 

      Eukaryotic cells

    • B. 

      Unicellular

    • C. 

      Multicellular

    • D. 

      Prokaryotic cells

    • E. 

      Protists

  • 21. 
    Name the term:composed of only one cell
    • A. 

      Multicellular

    • B. 

      Motile

    • C. 

      Unicellular

    • D. 

      Heterotrophic

    • E. 

      Autotrophic

  • 22. 
    Name the term:Needing to acquire food from some other source. Ex. animals
    • A. 

      Multicellular

    • B. 

      Autotrophic

    • C. 

      Protists

    • D. 

      Heterotrophic

    • E. 

      Eukaryotic cells

  • 23. 
    Name the term:A region within eukaryotic cells that is bordered by membrane and contains the cell's genetic information within it.
    • A. 

      Autotrophic

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Protists

    • D. 

      Heterotrophic

    • E. 

      Motile

  • 24. 
    How are you supposed to carry a microscope?
    • A. 

      With one hand

    • B. 

      Upside down

    • C. 

      Upright with two hands

    • D. 

      Carelessly

  • 25. 
    When do you inspect the microscope?
    • A. 

      After using it

    • B. 

      Before using it

    • C. 

      You don't and let the next class do it

  • 26. 
    What can you clean the lenses with?
    • A. 

      Only paper towels

    • B. 

      Paper towels and lens paper

    • C. 

      Only lens paper

    • D. 

      Anything

    • E. 

      Tissue

  • 27. 
    Is it alright to push a microscope across the table?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 28. 
    Unplug the microscope carefully by:
    • A. 

      Ripping it out of the wall

    • B. 

      Pull gently on the plug at the outlet

    • C. 

      Pulling the cord away from the plug

  • 29. 
    What do you do with the microscope after you're done using it?
    • A. 

      Leave it for the next class

    • B. 

      Leave it for the professor

    • C. 

      Remove the last slide, wipe down materials from the stage, and return the microscope to its proper place.

    • D. 

      Do nothing

  • 30. 
    Which part of the microscope supports the body tube and lenses?
    • A. 

      Base

    • B. 

      Arm

    • C. 

      Stage

    • D. 

      Mechanical stage knobs

    • E. 

      Revolving nose piece

  • 31. 
    What is the name for the lens in the upper part of the microscope?
    • A. 

      Objective lenses

    • B. 

      Ocular or eyepiece

    • C. 

      Fine adjustment knob

    • D. 

      Body tube

    • E. 

      Base

  • 32. 
    The part of the microscope that holds the ocular at one end and the nosepiece at the other.
    • A. 

      Stage

    • B. 

      Body tube

    • C. 

      Light

    • D. 

      Arm

    • E. 

      Ocular

  • 33. 
    Lens found beneath the stage that concentrates light before it passes through the specimen to be viewed.
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Stage

    • C. 

      Body tube

    • D. 

      Substage condenser

    • E. 

      Arm

  • 34. 
    Which part of the microscope supports the entire microscope?
    • A. 

      Base

    • B. 

      Arm

    • C. 

      Stage

    • D. 

      Body tube

    • E. 

      Objective lenses

  • 35. 
    This part of a microscope is located on the revolving nosepiece. There are four lenses.
    • A. 

      Objective lenses

    • B. 

      Ocular

    • C. 

      Stage

    • D. 

      Iris diaphragm lever

    • E. 

      Body tube

  • 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.
    • A. 

      Substage condenser

    • B. 

      Mechanical stage knobs

    • C. 

      Body tube

    • D. 

      Base

    • E. 

      Course adjustment knob

  • 37. 
    The part of a microscope that is located at the lower end of the body tube. A revolving device that holds the objectives.
    • A. 

      Stage

    • B. 

      Substage condenser

    • C. 

      Objective lenses

    • D. 

      Revolving nosepiece

    • E. 

      Light

  • 38. 
    Small lever beneath the condenser. Allows the observer to regulate the amount of light passing through the specimen.
    • A. 

      Iris diaphragm lever

    • B. 

      Light

    • C. 

      Mechanical stage knobs

    • D. 

      Fine adjustment knob

    • E. 

      Objective lens

  • 39. 
    Moves the stage up and down small distances. Allows fine focus of the specimen.
    • A. 

      Course adjustment knob

    • B. 

      Fine adjustment knob

    • C. 

      Substage condenser

    • D. 

      Mechanical stage knobs

    • E. 

      Ocular

  • 40. 
    The horizontal platform upon which the slide rests.
    • A. 

      Substage condenser

    • B. 

      Mechanical stage knobs

    • C. 

      Base

    • D. 

      Stage

    • E. 

      Light

  • 41. 
    Provides illumination of the specimen.
    • A. 

      Mechanical stage knobs

    • B. 

      Ocular

    • C. 

      Arm

    • D. 

      Objective lens

    • E. 

      Light

  • 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.
    • A. 

      Fine adjustment knob

    • B. 

      Ocular

    • C. 

      Mechanical stage knobs

    • D. 

      Course adjustment knob

    • E. 

      Light

  • 43. 
    Name part A
    • A. 

      Stage

    • B. 

      Oculars

    • C. 

      Arm

    • D. 

      Base

    • E. 

      Objective

  • 44. 
    Name part B
    • A. 

      Objective

    • B. 

      Revolving nosepiece

    • C. 

      Base

    • D. 

      Fine adjustment knob

    • E. 

      Stage

  • 45. 
    Name part C
    • A. 

      Oculars

    • B. 

      Course adjustment knobs

    • C. 

      Objective

    • D. 

      Base

    • E. 

      Arm

  • 46. 
    Name part D
    • A. 

      Mechanical stage knobs

    • B. 

      Light adjustment dial

    • C. 

      Stage

    • D. 

      Fine adjustment knob

    • E. 

      Oculars

  • 47. 
    Name part E
    • A. 

      Base

    • B. 

      Arm

    • C. 

      Light adjustment dial

    • D. 

      Light source

    • E. 

      Revolving nosepiece

  • 48. 
    Name part F
    • A. 

      Base

    • B. 

      Arm

    • C. 

      Light source

    • D. 

      Fine adjustment knob

    • E. 

      Objective

  • 49. 
    Name part G
    • A. 

      Base

    • B. 

      Stage

    • C. 

      Oculars

    • D. 

      Arm

    • E. 

      Objective

  • 50. 
    Name part H
    • A. 

      Course adjustment knob

    • B. 

      Fine adjustment knob

    • C. 

      Light adjustment dial

    • D. 

      Mechanical stage knobs

    • E. 

      Stage

  • 51. 
    Name part I
    • A. 

      Mechanical stage knobs

    • B. 

      Fine adjustment knob

    • C. 

      Course adjustment knob

    • D. 

      Light adjustment dial

    • E. 

      Objective

  • 52. 
    Name part J
    • A. 

      Mechanical stage knobs

    • B. 

      Stage

    • C. 

      Arm

    • D. 

      Fine adjustment knob

    • E. 

      Course adjustment knob

  • 53. 
    Name part K
    • A. 

      Light source

    • B. 

      Fine adjustment knob

    • C. 

      Light adjustment dial

    • D. 

      Mechanical stage knobs

    • E. 

      Course adjustment knob