Biodiversity And Heredity

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Heredity Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which process involves choosing certain organisms to reproduce with one another in order to pass on specific, desirable traits to their offspring?
    • A. 

      Selective Breeding

    • B. 

      Asexual reproduction

    • C. 

      Natural selection

    • D. 

      Resource acquisition

  • 2. 
    In living things, traits are passed on from one generation to the next by the transfer of
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      Calories

    • C. 

      Minerals

    • D. 

      DNA

  • 3. 
    A structure that carries a single unit of hereditary information is a
    • A. 

      Gene

    • B. 

      Tissue

    • C. 

      Sex cell

    • D. 

      Pedigree chart

  • 4. 
    How does cell division work? 
    • A. 

      A parent cell divides into two daughter cells

    • B. 

      Through reproduction

    • C. 

      When sperm and egg cells fertilize

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 5. 
    How is the classification of organisms? 
    • A. 

      From specific to general

    • B. 

      From general to specific

    • C. 

      Which ever comes first

    • D. 

      Order doesn't matter

  • 6. 
    How many cells are in the third cleavage? 
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      1

  • 7. 
    What is differentiation?
    • A. 

      When the sperm and egg are created

    • B. 

      When flowers reproduce

    • C. 

      When the organs, tissues, and other features develop in an embryo

    • D. 

      Other

  • 8. 
    How many chromosomes are in gametes? 
    • A. 

      Twice as much in a body cell

    • B. 

      Half as much

    • C. 

      Equal amount

    • D. 

      Three times as much

  • 9. 
    How is genetic information passed? 
    • A. 

      Respiration

    • B. 

      Production

    • C. 

      Evolution

    • D. 

      Reproduction

  • 10. 
    What is mitosis? 
    • A. 

      Production of two new cells with the same number of chromosomes as regular body cells

    • B. 

      Production of one cell that forms a gamete

    • C. 

      Production of two new cells with half the number of chromosomes

    • D. 

      The synonym of meiosis

  • 11. 
    Mutation is....
    • A. 

      A change in species

    • B. 

      A change in environment

    • C. 

      A change in a gene