Biology Pak 12 Pt 3 Self-check Quiz (Ch 32 - 35)

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Biology Pak 12 Pt 3  Self-check Quiz (Ch 32 - 35)

This is a short quiz over PAK 12 Powerpoint 3 (Ch 32-35)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The backbone of vertebrates provides support and protects the
    • A. 

      Ventral nerve cord

    • B. 

      Dorsal nerve cord

    • C. 

      Vertebrae

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 2. 
    Refer to the illustration. The structure shown is a  
    • A. 

      Lung

    • B. 

      Gill

    • C. 

      Lateral line

    • D. 

      Ventricle

  • 3. 
    The gills of bony fishes  
    • A. 

      Give them buoyancy

    • B. 

      Function well in or out of water.

    • C. 

      Are composed of scales.

    • D. 

      Are housed in chambers on each side of the head.

  • 4. 
    Refer to the illustration. Fish A  
    • A. 

      Has skin covered by overlapping structures called scales.

    • B. 

      Has many small scales embedded in its skin.

    • C. 

      Feeds parasitically on other fish.

    • D. 

      Has a skeleton made of bone.

  • 5. 
    In amphibians, gases are exchanged through lung breathing and through the
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Lateral line system

    • C. 

      Air bladder

    • D. 

      Skin

  • 6. 
    Although adapted to land, most amphibians must have access to a watery environment to  
    • A. 

      Obtain food

    • B. 

      Excrete wastes

    • C. 

      Reproduce

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    The skin of a reptile is  
    • A. 

      Moist and watertight

    • B. 

      Moist and thin

    • C. 

      Dry and nearly watertight

    • D. 

      Dry and permeable to water

  • 8. 
    A bird’s heart has  
    • A. 

      One chamber.

    • B. 

      Two chambers.

    • C. 

      Three chambers

    • D. 

      Four chambers.

  • 9. 
    The lungs of a bird are highly efficient because they are connected to  
    • A. 

      Gizzards

    • B. 

      Cloacas

    • C. 

      Air sacs

    • D. 

      Crops

  • 10. 
    The function of the placenta in certain mammals is to  
    • A. 

      Hold the embryo in place, preventing premature loss.

    • B. 

      Carry nutrition to and remove wastes from the embryo during development.

    • C. 

      Surround and protect the embryo like a shell.

    • D. 

      Maintain a constant internal temperature.

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