AP Biology Exam: Trivia Questions On Introduction To Biology! Quiz

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AP Biology Exam: Trivia Questions On Introduction To Biology! Quiz

Are you preparing for the AP Biology Exam? This trivia Questions on Introduction to Biology will come in handy when it comes to preparing for it. Don’t doubt yourself so much, do give it a shot and get to see which topics you need to concentrate more on. All the best and keep an eye out for other quizzes like it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ____ is the unifying concept of biology.
    • A. 

      Life

    • B. 

      Growth

    • C. 

      Genetics

    • D. 

      Evolution

  • 2. 
    What is evolution?
    • A. 

      A change over time

    • B. 

      DNA mutation

    • C. 

      Organisms developing new traits

    • D. 

      A religious belief created by Charles Darwin

  • 3. 
    Name the four steps to natural selection.
    • A. 

      Variations in living organisms, variations are inherited, too many offspring for environment to support, all organisms change

    • B. 

      Variations in DNA, variations are inherited, offspring are born, only the fittest survive

    • C. 

      Variations in living organisms, variations are inherited, too many offspring for environment to support, only the fittest survive

    • D. 

      Variations in living organisms, variations in nonliving factors, too many offspring for environment to support, only the fittest survive

  • 4. 
    What is a differential reproductive success?
    • A. 

      Every time an organism mates, it will differ in its success

    • B. 

      Mating in organisms causes mutations, resulting in evolution

    • C. 

      Your mom.

    • D. 

      An organism survives, mates, and its offspring look like it

  • 5. 
    What are the 7 properties of life?
    • A. 

      Regulation, growth and development, order, reproduction, response to environment and behavior, evolution, energy processing

    • B. 

      Regulation, growth and development, order, reproduction, response to environment and behavior, evolution, energy usage

    • C. 

      Regulation, growth, order, reproduction, response to environment and behavior, evolution, energy consumption

    • D. 

      Cellular processes, development, order, reproduction, response to environment and behavior, evolution, energy processing

  • 6. 
    What is the difference between growth and development?
    • A. 

      Growth involves changing and specializing, while development involves getting bigger

    • B. 

      They are the same.

    • C. 

      Growth involves getting bigger, while development involves changing and specializing

    • D. 

      Puddin' Pop

  • 7. 
    Name the hierarchy for life from smallest to largest.
    • A. 

      Atoms and molecules, organelles, cells, tissues, organs, organ systems, organism, population, community, ecosystem, biome, biosphere

    • B. 

      Atoms and molecules, organelles, cells, organs, organism, population, community, ecosystem, biome, biosphere

    • C. 

      Atoms and molecules, cells, organelles, tissues, organs, organ systems, organism, ecosystem, community, population, biome, biosphere

    • D. 

      Biosphere, biome, ecosystem, community, population, organism, organ system, organ, tissues, cells, organelles, atoms and molecules

  • 8. 
    What is a prokaryote?
    • A. 

      A cell with no nucleus or membranes

    • B. 

      A cell with a nucleus and membranes

    • C. 

      A cell with no nucleus, but with membranes

    • D. 

      A cell with a nucleus, but no membranes

  • 9. 
    What is a eukaryote?
    • A. 

      A cell with no nucleus or membranes

    • B. 

      A cell with a nucleus and membranes

    • C. 

      A cell with no nucleus, but with membranes

    • D. 

      A cell with a nucleus, but no membranes

  • 10. 
    What is a population?
    • A. 

      All different species that live in a given area

    • B. 

      All different species that live in a given area as well as all abiotic factors, such as climate

    • C. 

      All individuals of the same species in a given area

    • D. 

      A largescale ecosystem

  • 11. 
    What is a community?
    • A. 

      All different species that live in a given area

    • B. 

      All different species that live in a given area as well as all abiotic factors, such as climate

    • C. 

      All individuals of the same species in a given area

    • D. 

      A largescale ecosystem

  • 12. 
    What is an ecosystem?
    • A. 

      All different species that live in a given area

    • B. 

      All different species that live in a given area as well as all abiotic factors, such as climate

    • C. 

      All individuals of the same species in a given area

    • D. 

      All of the biomes on Earth

  • 13. 
    What is a biome?
    • A. 

      All different species that live in a given area

    • B. 

      All different species that live in a given area as well as all abiotic factors, such as climate

    • C. 

      All individuals of the same species in a given area

    • D. 

      A largescale ecosystem

  • 14. 
    What is a biosphere?
    • A. 

      All of the biomes on Earth

    • B. 

      A largescale ecosystem

    • C. 

      All individuals of the same species in a given area

    • D. 

      All different species that live in a given area as well as all abiotic factors, such as climate

  • 15. 
    What is taxonomy?
    • A. 

      The study of how Congress taxes the American people

    • B. 

      The study of classifying organisms

    • C. 

      The study of naming organisms

    • D. 

      The study of how organisms interact with each other

  • 16. 
    Name the hierarchy of classifying organisms, from smallest to largest.
    • A. 

      Domain, kingdom, phylum, genus, order, family, species

    • B. 

      Domain, kingdom, phylum, class, family, order, genus, species

    • C. 

      Species, genus, family, order, class, phylum, kingdom, domain

    • D. 

      Domain, kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species

  • 17. 
    Name the 3 domains.
    • A. 

      Virus, bacteria, eukaria

    • B. 

      Archaea, eukaria, prokaria

    • C. 

      Bacteria, archaea, eukaria

    • D. 

      Animalia, plantae, fungi

  • 18. 
    Which of the 3 domains are prokaryotes?
    • A. 

      Bacteria and archaea

    • B. 

      Bacteria only

    • C. 

      Archaea only

    • D. 

      Eukaria and bacteria

  • 19. 
    Which of the 3 domains are eukaryotes?
    • A. 

      Bacteria and eukaria

    • B. 

      Archaea and eukaria

    • C. 

      Eukaria only

    • D. 

      Archaea only

  • 20. 
    What is included in the domain archaea?
    • A. 

      Newer bacteria

    • B. 

      All bacteria

    • C. 

      Extinct organisms, such as dinosaurs

    • D. 

      Primitive bacteria

  • 21. 
    What is included in the domain bacteria?
    • A. 

      Newer bacteria

    • B. 

      All bacteria

    • C. 

      Primitive bacteria

    • D. 

      Bacteria, as well as viruses

  • 22. 
    What is included in the domain eukaria?
    • A. 

      Primitive forms of life

    • B. 

      All eukaryotes

    • C. 

      Animals and plants only

    • D. 

      All prokaryotes and eukaryotes

  • 23. 
    Name the 4 kingdoms of eukaria.
    • A. 

      Plantae, Animalia, Fungi, Protistia

    • B. 

      Plantae, Animalia, Archaea, Protistia

    • C. 

      Plantae, Animalia, Fungi, Bacteria

    • D. 

      Plantae, Animalia, Bacteria, Archaea

  • 24. 
    What phylum are humans in?
    • A. 

      Brachiopoda

    • B. 

      Annelida

    • C. 

      Nematoda

    • D. 

      Chordata

  • 25. 
    What class are humans in?
    • A. 

      Aves

    • B. 

      Mammalia

    • C. 

      Reptila

    • D. 

      Osteichthyes

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