General Biology Capstone Quiz

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General Biology Capstone Quiz

 This quiz is a summary quiz covering key concepts from past nine weeks. Answer each question to the best of your ability. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1) Modern biology is literally.....
    • A. 

      The study of nature

    • B. 

      The study of life

    • C. 

      Neither of the above

    • D. 

      Both of the above

  • 2. 
    2) Biological Order essentially represents....
    • A. 

      Very organized patterns seen in living things

    • B. 

      The exact opposite of Body Organization

    • C. 

      Neither of the above

    • D. 

      Both of the above

  • 3. 
    3) A characteristic found only in living things is ....
    • A. 

      Definite pattern of structural arrangement

    • B. 

      Metabolism and excretion

    • C. 

      Neither of the above

    • D. 

      Both of the above

  • 4. 
    4)  The study of the relationships among different organisms, and their interactions with the external environment is called....
    • A. 

      Physiology

    • B. 

      Ecology

    • C. 

      Zoology

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    5) The ___________method starts with a hypothesis.
    • A. 

      Scientific

    • B. 

      Exponential

    • C. 

      Physiological

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    6)  The simpliest and very smallest level of biological organization is.....
    • A. 

      Tissues

    • B. 

      Subatomic particles

    • C. 

      Specs

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    7) A population balance maintained over time is......
    • A. 

      Regular physiology

    • B. 

      Ecological relationships

    • C. 

      Life

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    8) “Life only occurs because it has been produced by other living organisms” is...
    • A. 

      Recessive gene theory

    • B. 

      A theory of evolution

    • C. 

      Both of the above

    • D. 

      Neither of the above

  • 9. 
    9)  A process where living organisms utilize the energy of sunlight to make sugar is called ....
    • A. 

      Glycolysis

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Kreb's cycle

    • D. 

      Life cycle

  • 10. 
    10) The first type of cells to come into existence was probably .....
    • A. 

      Aerobes

    • B. 

      Prokaryotes

    • C. 

      Anaerobes

    • D. 

      Eukaryotes

  • 11. 
    11) Any “living, breathing” multicellular organism that is not a plant or fungus is what ...
    • A. 

      Microbe

    • B. 

      Animal

    • C. 

      Critter

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    12) Who stated the Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection?
    • A. 

      Mendel

    • B. 

      Darwin

    • C. 

      McGregor

    • D. 

      Einstein

  • 13. 
    13) The term adaptation means – “pattern of biological order that allows organisms to...
    • A. 

      Be more fit

    • B. 

      To survive natural selection

    • C. 

      Neither of the above

    • D. 

      Both of the above

  • 14. 
    14) What acid derives its name from their occurrence within the cell ....
    • A. 

      Acetic

    • B. 

      Nucleic

    • C. 

      Neither of the above

    • D. 

      Both of the above

  • 15. 
    15)  What is the abbreviation for ribonucleic acid?
    • A. 

      RBNA

    • B. 

      RNA

    • C. 

      RAA

    • D. 

      RBA

  • 16. 
    16) What occurs as a twisted ladder or double helix, with genes occurring along its length?
    • A. 

      Deoxyribose

    • B. 

      Deoxyribonucleic acid

    • C. 

      Neither of the above

  • 17. 
    17) What is the continual process between energy storage and energy release that occurs in cells called?
    • A. 

      ATP-ADP cycle

    • B. 

      Carbon-glucose conversion

    • C. 

      Life cycle

    • D. 

      Light cycle

  • 18. 
    18)  The “process for breaking down sweets” is called
    • A. 

      Glycolysis

    • B. 

      Hydrolysis

    • C. 

      Neither of the above

    • D. 

      Both of the above

  • 19. 
    19) Cellular respiration is ...
    • A. 

      Usually anaerobic

    • B. 

      The aerobic breakdown of organic molecules

    • C. 

      Neither of the above

    • D. 

      Both of the above

  • 20. 
    20) Krebs cycle ......
    • A. 

      Takes place in the animal cell nucleus

    • B. 

      Converts light for photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Breaks down the pyruvic acids produced by glycolysis

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    21)  “The cell is the basic unit of all living things” is .....
    • A. 

      Mendel’s model

    • B. 

      1st law of genetics

    • C. 

      Modern cell theory

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    22) The division of paired, duplicated chromosomes into single identical, unpaired chromosomes is called .....
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Meiosis

    • C. 

      Genetics

    • D. 

      Cell theory

  • 23. 
    23) There are more species of _____than species of all other types of animals combined?
    • A. 

      Fish

    • B. 

      Birds

    • C. 

      Mammals

    • D. 

      Insects

  • 24. 
    24) Pulmonary ventilation differs from respiration in that .........
    • A. 

      Pulmonary ventilation is the sum of inspiration plus expiration, whereas respiration is the gas exchange between body compartments

    • B. 

      inspiration, but not ventilation, requires the bulk flow of air

    • C. 

      Neither of the above

    • D. 

      Both of the above

  • 25. 
    25)  Digestion differs from adsorption because ....
    • A. 

      Digestion is the movement from the digestive tube into the bloodstream, and adsorption breaks down foodstuffs

    • B. 

      Digestion is the chemical breakdown of foodstuffs and absorption is the movement of nutrient particles into cells and bloodstream

    • C. 

      Digestion is eating and swallowing food only

    • D. 

      None of the above