PRAXIS II: Biology Content Knowledge Exam

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PRAXIS II: Biology Content Knowledge Exam

Biologist are concerned with all of life, from the least microscopic animal to the multicellular human. While several have gone into extinction, there are quite a lot that should be studied, and their importance channeled towards positivity. Be it unicellular or multicellular organism, there are unique characteristics they possess. This quiz examine the basic concepts of biology.


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  • 1. 
    What is the maintenance of a stable and vital internal environment called?
    • A. 

      Tropism

    • B. 

      Flaccidity

    • C. 

      Turgidity

    • D. 

      Homeostasis

  • 2. 
    Which of these biologists did not work on cell biology?
    • A. 

      Mathias Schleiden

    • B. 

      Charles Darwin

    • C. 

      Theodor Schwann

    • D. 

      Robert Hooke

  • 3. 
    What is the basic unit of life?
    • A. 

      Tissue

    • B. 

      Organ

    • C. 

      Cell

    • D. 

      System

  • 4. 
    Which of these is not a level of organization?
    • A. 

      Skeleton

    • B. 

      Organ

    • C. 

      System

    • D. 

      Tissue

  • 5. 
    When was the concept of evolution introduced by Jean Lamarck?
    • A. 

      1908

    • B. 

      1879

    • C. 

      1867

    • D. 

      1809

  • 6. 
    Which of these has no true nucleus?
    • A. 

      Eukaryotes

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Prokaryotes

  • 7. 
    What part of the cell contains genetic material?
    • A. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • D. 

      Ribosomes

  • 8. 
    Which of these organelles is the powerhouse of a cell?
    • A. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Ribosomes

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

  • 9. 
    What kind of organism synthesize food by itself?
    • A. 

      Heterotrophs

    • B. 

      Insects

    • C. 

      Vertebrates

    • D. 

      Autotrophs

  • 10. 
    What branch of biology is concerned with the relationship between an organism and its environment?
    • A. 

      Anatomy

    • B. 

      Biochemistry

    • C. 

      Physiology

    • D. 

      Ecology