Cell Division: Biology Trivia Questions Quiz

22 Questions | Total Attempts: 107

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Cell Division: Biology Trivia Questions Quiz

.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following takes place in the light-dependent reactions of photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      Sugars are made.

    • B. 

      Energy is captured.

    • C. 

      Chlorophyll is pumped.

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide is formed.

  • 2. 
    The main light-absorbing molecules found in plant leaves are called
    • A. 

      Chloroplasts

    • B. 

      Thylakoids

    • C. 

      Chlorophyll

    • D. 

      Grana

  • 3. 
    Which of the following statements best describes the process of photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      Plants use oxygen to make simple sugars.

    • B. 

      Chlorophyll builds sugars in the thylakoid membrane.

    • C. 

      Light breaks down water molecules and releases carbon dioxide.

    • D. 

      Chloroplasts absorb sunlight and store chemical energy.

  • 4. 
    What is the term for the jelly-like substance that is contained inside the cell membrane?
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Organelle

    • D. 

      DNA

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of S phase?
    • A. 

      Cell growth and normal function.

    • B. 

      Cell growth and preparation for mitosis.

    • C. 

      Nuclear membrane reforms.

    • D. 

      DNA is replicated.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic of prophase?
    • A. 

      Nuclear membrane breaks down.

    • B. 

      Chromosomes line up in the middle of the cell.

    • C. 

      Sister chromatids are pulled to opposite sides of the cell.

    • D. 

      The cytoplasm splits.

  • 7. 
    What is the main function of the Golgi apparatus?
    • A. 

      Convert solar energy to chemical energy

    • B. 

      Communicate with other cells

    • C. 

      Process and deliver proteins

    • D. 

      Copy genetic material

  • 8. 
    Unlike a eukaryoteic cell, a prokaryotic cell does not have...
    • A. 

      DNA.

    • B. 

      A nucleus.

    • C. 

      Cytoplasm.

    • D. 

      A cell membrane.

  • 9. 
    Which phrase best describes the effect of a catalyst on a chemical reaction?
    • A. 

      Decreases the rate of reaction

    • B. 

      Increases the temperature

    • C. 

      Decreases the activation energy

    • D. 

      Increases the volume of the reactants

  • 10. 
    Which of the following organelles can be found on the surface of the endoplasmic reticulum?
    • A. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Ribosomes

    • D. 

      Centrioles

  • 11. 
    Which organelle is the storehouse for most of a cell's genetic information?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Mitochondrion

    • C. 

      Centriole

    • D. 

      Chloroplast

  • 12. 
    In the diagram to the right, what is structure A?
    • A. 

      Folded inner membrane

    • B. 

      Mitochondrial matrix

    • C. 

      Stroma

    • D. 

      Thylakoid membrane

  • 13. 
    The part of cellular respiration in which glucose is broken down is called
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis.

    • B. 

      Aerobic respiration.

    • C. 

      Electron transport.

    • D. 

      Glycolysis.

  • 14. 
    In the Linnaean system of classification, which of the following is most commonly defined as a group of organisms that can breed and produce offspring?
    • A. 

      Phylum

    • B. 

      Species

    • C. 

      Genus

    • D. 

      Order

  • 15. 
    Where does glycolysis take place?
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm

    • B. 

      Mitochondrial matrix

    • C. 

      Mitochondrial inner membrane

    • D. 

      Chloroplast

  • 16. 
    Which kingdom is not included in domain Eukarya?
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Plantae

    • C. 

      Protista

    • D. 

      Animalia

  • 17. 
    How many kingdoms are in the current tree of life?
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Eight

  • 18. 
    The process by which individuals that are better suited to their environment survive and reproduce more successfully than others is known as ___.
    • A. 

      Natural selection

    • B. 

      Sexual selection

    • C. 

      Genetic drift

    • D. 

      Gene flow

  • 19. 
    Bipedalism is an important adaptive advantage for all of the following reasons EXCEPT ___.
    • A. 

      Bipedalism frees the hands to use tools

    • B. 

      Bipedalism frees the hands to carry food

    • C. 

      Bipedalism frees the hands to carry young

    • D. 

      Bipedalism frees the hands to walk faster

  • 20. 
    In natural selection, the selective agent is ___.
    • A. 

      The environment

    • B. 

      A breeder

    • C. 

      Mutation

    • D. 

      A virus

  • 21. 
    Which term means the crossing of two different species that share common genes?
    • A. 

      Hybridization

    • B. 

      Mutation

    • C. 

      Natural selection

    • D. 

      Sexual selection

  • 22. 
    Genetic variation can arise from a random change in the DNA of a gene. This change is called a(n) ___.
    • A. 

      Mutation

    • B. 

      Gene flow

    • C. 

      Gene pool

    • D. 

      Allele

Back to Top Back to top