Life Science Interesting Questions! Trivia Quiz

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Life Science Quizzes & Trivia

What we have here are some life science interesting questions! The questions are designed to not only test out what you know about living organisms but how they survive in their environments, their genetic makeup and organs too. If you think you have a good understanding of the all you need to do is take up the quiz. Do give it a shot and see how well you will do. All the best as you tackle it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was known as the "Father of Genetics" and experimented with the pea plants?
    • A. 

      Dalton

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Mendel

    • D. 

      Carolus Linnaeus

  • 2. 
    Who discovered the "cell theory" when he experimented with cork?
    • A. 

      Robert Hooke

    • B. 

      Mendel

    • C. 

      Bohr

    • D. 

      Galileo

  • 3. 
    Which cycle produce about 78% nitrogen in the atmosphere to help build proteins and other chemicals for living organisms by plants taking nitrogen compounds from the soil to make their own compounds?
    • A. 

      Water cycle

    • B. 

      Oxygen and carbon cycle

    • C. 

      Life cycle

    • D. 

      Nitrogen cycle

  • 4. 
    Which cycle states that three-fouths of the Earth's is covered by water and water circulates between the atmosphere and land?
    • A. 

      Water cycle

    • B. 

      Nitrogen cycle

    • C. 

      Carbon and oxygen cycle

    • D. 

      Recycle

  • 5. 
    What is the process when water loses water through its leaves?
    • A. 

      Respiration

    • B. 

      Transpiration

    • C. 

      Perspiration

    • D. 

      Condensation

  • 6. 
    What is the process of water passing in and out of a cell? 
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Ion

    • C. 

      Respiration

    • D. 

      Transpiration

  • 7. 
    What is the process of a living orgainism taking in oxygen in its lungs?
    • A. 

      Perspiration

    • B. 

      Transpiration

    • C. 

      Respiration

    • D. 

      Translation

  • 8. 
    What is a material that has once been living and contains carbon?
    • A. 

      Inorganic material

    • B. 

      Organic material

    • C. 

      Dead material

    • D. 

      Living material

  • 9. 
    What is the light in an organism as a firefly?
    • A. 

      DC

    • B. 

      AC

    • C. 

      Bioluminous

    • D. 

      Fire

  • 10. 
    What type of organisms cannot make their own food?
    • A. 

      Autotrophs

    • B. 

      Producers

    • C. 

      Decomposer

    • D. 

      Heterotrophs

  • 11. 
    What type of cell has no membrane around the nucleus (bacteria, moss)?
    • A. 

      Eukaryotic cell

    • B. 

      Prokaryotic cell

    • C. 

      All cellls

  • 12. 
    What organelle supports and protects plants?  Animal cells do not have it.
    • A. 

      Cell memebrane

    • B. 

      Cell wall

    • C. 

      Chloroplast

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 13. 
    What type of organisms make their own food (example: plants)?
    • A. 

      Autotrophs

    • B. 

      Heterotrophs

    • C. 

      Consumers

    • D. 

      Mammals

  • 14. 
    Which organelle (part) of the cell allows substances to go in and out of the plant cell and animal cell?
    • A. 

      Cell wall

    • B. 

      Cell membrane

    • C. 

      Sepals

    • D. 

      Leaves

  • 15. 
    Which type of cell has a cell wall?
    • A. 

      Animal cell

    • B. 

      Heterotrophs

    • C. 

      Cosumers

    • D. 

      Plant cell

  • 16. 
    What is used for genetic coding?
    • A. 

      RNA

    • B. 

      Ribonucleic acid

    • C. 

      DNA

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 17. 
    What is used to read the genetic coding?
    • A. 

      DNA

    • B. 

      RNA

    • C. 

      SONAR

    • D. 

      NASA

  • 18. 
    What is the chain that always begins with a producers and shows one string of animals?
    • A. 

      Food chain

    • B. 

      Food web

    • C. 

      Energy pyramid

    • D. 

      Water cycle

  • 19. 
    What is the animal that is being hunted?
    • A. 

      Predator

    • B. 

      Host

    • C. 

      Prey

    • D. 

      Decomposer

  • 20. 
    Which type of graph shows the energy levels from greatest to least? 
    • A. 

      Food web

    • B. 

      Energy pyramid

    • C. 

      Food chain

    • D. 

      Energy chain

  • 21. 
    What are animals called that eat producers?
    • A. 

      Consumers

    • B. 

      Producers

    • C. 

      Autotrophs

    • D. 

      Plants

  • 22. 
    What is first on all food chains and make their own food?
    • A. 

      Consumers

    • B. 

      Heterotrophs

    • C. 

      Producers

    • D. 

      Animals

  • 23. 
    What breaks down materials, examples mushroom, fungi?
    • A. 

      Producers

    • B. 

      Consumers

    • C. 

      Decomposer

    • D. 

      Biome

  • 24. 
    Which scientist first "thought" there were only two classifications for all organisms, which were only plants and animals?
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Aristole

    • C. 

      Mendel

    • D. 

      Robert Hooke

  • 25. 
    Who invented the microscope which was very simple with only one lense period during that time period?
    • A. 

      Mendeleev

    • B. 

      Archimedes

    • C. 

      Rutherford

    • D. 

      Leevwenhook