Biodiversity Quiz: Biology And Diversity

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Biodiversity Quiz: Biology And Diversity

Biodiversity: Fusion of two words, biological, and diversity. Biodiversity refers to the variety of life that exists on Earth from very small to giants. It can positively affect ecological productivity and maintains a balance among all living beings. This quiz will test you on the same topic with twenty basic to intermediate level questions. Let's see if you can get them right or not.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Biodiversity?
    • A. 

      A type of coconut

    • B. 

      A brand of oil

    • C. 

      The spread of all living things

    • D. 

      A plant species

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      21.2%

    • B. 

      74%

    • C. 

      58.88%

    • D. 

      99.9%

  • 3. 
    In which country would you find 99% of marsupials?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Brasil

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 4. 
    Which of the following countries is 'megadiverse'?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      USA

    • D. 

      India

  • 5. 
    There is estimated to be 100 million species on the earth, how many have been identified
    • A. 

      100 million

    • B. 

      1.7 million

    • C. 

      500,000

    • D. 

      30 million

  • 6. 
    Which branch of biodiversity provides 60% of all the worlds medicine
    • A. 

      Animals

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Plants

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is causing the most extinction?
    • A. 

      Polution

    • B. 

      Loss of habitat

    • C. 

      Farts

    • D. 

      They are dying of old age

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Sahara Desert

    • B. 

      Amazon Rainforest

    • C. 

      North Pole

    • D. 

      Mt Everest

  • 9. 
    Which of the following does biodiversity not contribute to?
    • A. 

      Food

    • B. 

      Clothes

    • C. 

      Wireless Internet

    • D. 

      Petrol

  • 10. 
    How many new species are found every year?
    • A. 

      1 million

    • B. 

      15, 000

    • C. 

      38

    • D. 

      200,000

  • 11. 
    What would be a good way to preserve biodiversity?
    • A. 

      By not littering

    • B. 

      Reduce Reuse Recycle

    • C. 

      Not driving as often

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    How many species of plants, animals and insects are being lost every day?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      388

    • C. 

      137

    • D. 

      12

  • 13. 
    The Cretaceus - Tertiary extinction event is refering to the extinction of which race?
    • A. 

      Wooly Mamoths

    • B. 

      Saber Tooth Tigers

    • C. 

      Tasmainian Tiger

    • D. 

      Dinosaurs

  • 14. 
    Biodiversity found on the earth today is the result of how many years of evolution?
    • A. 

      3.5 billion

    • B. 

      120, 000

    • C. 

      40 million

    • D. 

      38

  • 15. 
    All life on the earth consisted of Archaea, Bacteria, Pronozoans.etc until how many years ago?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      2 billion

    • C. 

      600 million

    • D. 

      40 billion

  • 16. 
    Which country supports almost 10% of biodiversity on the earth?
    • A. 

      Austria

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      Zew Zealand

    • D. 

      Afghanistan

  • 17. 
    How many of our mammals, reptiles amd plants are endemic (found only in Australia)?
    • A. 

      56%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      32%

    • D. 

      12%

  • 18. 
    Which country has the worst rate of mammal extinction in the world?
    • A. 

      Bahammas

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Scotland

  • 19. 
    Which is the most biodiverse country in the world?
    • A. 

      Mexico

    • B. 

      Brasil

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      China

  • 20. 
    How many species are estimated to be extinct by the year 2050?
    • A. 

      99%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      12%

    • D. 

      34%