Animal Biology: A Biological Diversity Trivia Quiz!

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Animal Biology: A Biological Diversity Trivia Quiz!

Biology is a diverse subject which includes the study of animals, consequently known as animal biology or zoology as many may call it. Animal Biology deals with the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals known. Thanks to the works of Carl Linnaeus, a naturalist, who came up with the classification of living things, has helped us greatly in simply identifying animals and knowing their features and structures based on the classification they fall in. Give this quiz a try. Let's see what you know about animals.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who were the first scientist to work on animal biology?
    • A. 

      Albertus Magnus and Galen

    • B. 

      Carl Linnaeus and Galen

    • C. 

      Galen and Aristole

    • D. 

      Carl Linnaeus and Aristole

  • 2. 
    What laid the groundwork for cell theory?
    • A. 

      Microscopy

    • B. 

      Evolution

    • C. 

      Heredity

    • D. 

      Reproduction

  • 3. 
    Who gave an integrative approach to the thematic, proposing a classification of "co-actions"?
    • A. 

      Carl Linnaeus

    • B. 

      Edward Haskell

    • C. 

      Charles Darwin

    • D. 

      Aristole

  • 4. 
    What is the term given to the interaction between organisms or species, in which the fitness of one is lowered by the presence of another?
    • A. 

      Parasitism

    • B. 

      Mutualism

    • C. 

      Competition

    • D. 

      Commensalism

  • 5. 
    How many possible types of relationship can exist between organisms?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      5

  • 6. 
    Which of these animals is an herbivore but it is also known to gnaw on bones they find?
    • A. 

      Rhino

    • B. 

      Dinosaurs

    • C. 

      Goats

    • D. 

      Giraffe

  • 7. 
    What are animals that feeds on rotten or dead animals called?
    • A. 

      Scavengers

    • B. 

      Saprophytes

    • C. 

      Cannibalist

    • D. 

      Parasites

  • 8. 
    Who is a malacologist??
    • A. 

      Snail lover

    • B. 

      Fish lover

    • C. 

      Someone who studies Molluscs

    • D. 

      Someone who runs a snail farm

  • 9. 
    Which of these types of mammals doesn't have four types of teeth?
    • A. 

      Felidae

    • B. 

      Rodents

    • C. 

      Cateceans

    • D. 

      Primates

  • 10. 
    What is a baby lion called?
    • A. 

      Lioness

    • B. 

      Lion

    • C. 

      Cub

    • D. 

      Kitten 

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