Module 12 Definitions- Biology

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Biology Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz covering the definitions and bold print from Module 12.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The body region between the head and the abdomen is known as the...
    • A. 

      ...thorax.

    • B. 

      ...abdomen.

    • C. 

      ...cephalothorax.

  • 2. 
    A body covering, typically made of chitin, that provides support and protection is known as: ___________ . (one word, no period)
  • 3. 
    The body region posterior to the thorax is called the..
    • A. 

      ......thorax.

    • B. 

      ...abdomen.

    • C. 

      ...cephalothorax.

  • 4. 
    The body region composed of the head and thorax fused together is called the...
    • A. 

      ...thorax.

    • B. 

      ...abdomen.

    • C. 

      ...cephalothorax.

  • 5. 
    To shed an old outer covering so that it can be replaced with a new one is to ______. (one word, no period)
  • 6. 
    An eye made of many lenses, each with a very limited scope is called a...
    • A. 

      ...compound eye.

    • B. 

      ...simple eye.

  • 7. 
    An eye with only one lens is called a...
    • A. 

      ...compound eye.

    • B. 

      ...simple eye.

  • 8. 
    A circulatory system that allows the blood to flow out of the blood vessels and into various body cavities so that the cells are in direct contact with the blood is known as an: _______________(three words, with spaces)
  • 9. 
    ...aid the creature in balance and provide taste and touch sensations.
    • A. 

      Antennules

    • B. 

      Antennae

    • C. 

      Chelipeds

  • 10. 
    The organ of balance in a crustacean is called a: _______. (one word, no period)
  • 11. 
    The general term for the organ that produces gametes is: ________. (one word, no period)
  • 12. 
    Complete metamorphosis constists of...
    • A. 

      ...five stages.

    • B. 

      ...two stages.

    • C. 

      ...four stages.

  • 13. 
    Incomplete metamorphosis consists of...
    • A. 

      ...one stage.

    • B. 

      ...three stages.

    • C. 

      ...two stages.

  • 14. 
    Name one basic type of insect wing: ___________. (one word, no capital letter, no period)
  • 15. 
    Class Insecta creatures have four body segments. True or false?
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

    • C. 

      Neither.

  • 16. 
    Class Insecta creatures usually have wings at some stage of their life. True or false?
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

    • C. 

      Neither.

  • 17. 
    One of the five common characteristics of organisms in class Arachnida is that they have no antennae. True or false?
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

    • C. 

      Neither.

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