Trivia Quiz On Living Organisms

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Trivia Quiz On Living Organisms

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Please explain the difference between growth and development as it relates to living organisms.
  • 2. 
    Please explain why Redi's experiment is considered to be so important to the study of living organisms.
  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of all living organisms?
    • A. 

      Having different cell types

    • B. 

      Growth and development

    • C. 

      Reacting to stimuli

    • D. 

      Reproduction

  • 4. 
    Living organisms contain which of the following elements?
    • A. 

      Cl, H, O, and N

    • B. 

      C, He, O, and N

    • C. 

      C, H, Os, and N

    • D. 

      C, H, O, and N

  • 5. 
    Homeostasis refers to
    • A. 

      Energy used by all living organisms.

    • B. 

      Maintaining a stable internal environment.

    • C. 

      Requiring water to survive.

    • D. 

      Occupying space.

  • 6. 
    In Redi's experiment, the control was
    • A. 

      The open jar.

    • B. 

      The jar covered with netting.

    • C. 

      The jar covered with a lid.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 7. 
    Chemicals contained by all living things include
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Proteins and lipids

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    The first living organisms were
    • A. 

      Viruses

    • B. 

      Unicellular

    • C. 

      Multicellular

    • D. 

      Early

  • 9. 
    Organisms that produce their own food are called
  • 10. 
    Organisms that "go get" their own food are called
  • 11. 
    The first living organisms could be found in
  • 12. 
    The earth's atmosphere originally consisted of which of the following?
    • A. 

      He, water vapor, oxygen, and methane

    • B. 

      He, N, oxygen, and methane

    • C. 

      N, water vapor, oxygen, and methane

    • D. 

      N, water vapor, carbon dioxide, and methane