Biodiversity: Plants And Animals Life Quiz

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Biodiversity is the variety of plant and animal life in the world or in a particular habitat, a high level of which is usually considered to be important and desirable. Biodiversity boosts ecosystem productivity where each species has an important role to play. Take the quiz and test your knowledge on biodiversity. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What were the four main characteristics of the Plantae Kingdom?
    • A. 

      Prokaryote, Unicellular, Heterotroph, Undergo Cellular Respiration

    • B. 

      Prokaryote, Multicellular, Autotroph, Undergo Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Eukaryote, Multicellular, Autotroph, Undergo Photosynthesis

    • D. 

      Eukaryote, Unicellular, Chemotroph, Undergo Cellular Respiration

    • E. 

      Prokaryote, Both multicellular and Unicellular, Heterotroph, Undergo Photosynthesis

  • 2. 
    What role do plants play in the energy pyramid?
    • A. 

      They only provide energy for the highest consumers

    • B. 

      They don't provide energy for any organisms

    • C. 

      They only provide energy for the lowest consumers

    • D. 

      They provide energy for all organisms

  • 3. 
    What domain is the Plantae Kingdom found in?
    • A. 

      Archea

    • B. 

      Eukarya

    • C. 

      Eubacteria

  • 4. 
    Which of these animals is an echinoderm?
    • A. 

      Starfish

    • B. 

      Roundworm

    • C. 

      Elephant

    • D. 

      Sponge

  • 5. 
    An earthworm belongs to which phylum?
    • A. 

      Arthropoda

    • B. 

      Porifera

    • C. 

      Annelida

    • D. 

      Cnideria

  • 6. 
    Which phylum does this animal belong in?
    • A. 

      Platyhelminthes

    • B. 

      Amphibia

    • C. 

      Mollusca

    • D. 

      Arthropoda

  • 7. 
    Which of these choices does an octopus and a clam have in common?
    • A. 

      They are both filter feeders.

    • B. 

      They are both molluscs.

    • C. 

      They both have an exoskeleton.

    • D. 

      They both have chromatophores.

  • 8. 
    Some members of this phylum have radial symmetry.
    • A. 

      Nematoda

    • B. 

      Porifera

    • C. 

      Cnideria

    • D. 

      Vertebrata

  • 9. 
    These organisms have a chitinous exoskeleton and jointed appendages.
    • A. 

      Echinoderms

    • B. 

      Annelids

    • C. 

      Arthropods

    • D. 

      Cnidarians

    • E. 

      Chordates

  • 10. 
    Which of the following groups contains prokaryotic organisms capable of surviving the greatest extremes in temperature or salt concentration?
    • A. 

      Protista

    • B. 

      Archaeabacteria

    • C. 

      Plantae

    • D. 

      Fungi

    • E. 

      Viruses

  • 11. 
    Which of the following groups is best characterized as being eukaryotic and heterotrophic and having chitinous cell walls?
    • A. 

      Plantae

    • B. 

      Animalia

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Viruses

    • E. 

      Archaeabacteria

  • 12. 
    Organisms with prokaryotic cells are classified in the Domain
    • A. 

      Bacteria.

    • B. 

      Archaea.

    • C. 

      Eukarya.

    • D. 

      Both A and B.

    • E. 

      A, B, and C.

  • 13. 
    Multicellular, terrestrial autotrophs with cell walls of cellulose and alternating life cycles belong to the Kingdom
    • A. 

      Animalia.

    • B. 

      Protista.

    • C. 

      Archaea.

    • D. 

      Plantae.

    • E. 

      Fungi.

  • 14. 
    Multicellular heterotrophs that have the diploid stage as their dominant generation in the life cycle belong to the Kingdom
    • A. 

      Animalia.

    • B. 

      Protista.

    • C. 

      Bacteria.

    • D. 

      Plantae.

    • E. 

      Archaea.

  • 15. 
    Which characteristic below distinguishes eukaryotic cells from prokaryotic cells?
    • A. 

      The presence of a nucleus

    • B. 

      Membrane-bound organelles

    • C. 

      Linear DNA

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Which type of bacteria is round shaped?
    • A. 

      Bacilli

    • B. 

      Cocci

    • C. 

      Double cocci

    • D. 

      Spirilla

  • 17. 
    Define unicellular.
  • 18. 
    Define multicellular.
  • 19. 
    Define autotroph.
  • 20. 
    Define heterotroph.
  • 21. 
    What are the six characteristics of all living things?
  • 22. 
    Why do biologists use classification?
  • 23. 
    Name the major levels of classification from largest to smallest.
  • 24. 
    How many domains are there, and what are their names?
  • 25. 
    How may kingdoms are there, and what are their names?
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