Take This Ultimate Biology Trivia Quiz!

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Take This Ultimate Biology Trivia Quiz!

Biology is a gateway through which we get to unlock some of the secrets within animals and plants. Below is considered the ultimate biology trivia and that being said, it helps you see just how much you have been able to understand in your past classes. Think that you can pass it with ease? Press the start sign and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Deductive reasoning is used to make ________ based on a hypothesis.  
    • A. 

      Predictions

    • B. 

      Data

    • C. 

      Correlations

    • D. 

      Statistical Tests

  • 2. 
    Which experimental scenario would likely produce the most trustworthy results?  
    • A. 

      A blind experiment testing the effects of caffeine on blood pressure

    • B. 

      An unbiased investigation that shows a strong correlation between two variables

    • C. 

      A double-bling study involving a new heart disease treatment

    • D. 

      An experiment that is slightly biased but does not use a model organism

  • 3. 
    When a hypothesis is extensively tested and supported by a large number of studies conducted by many different scientists, then  
    • A. 

      The hypothesis is referred to as a prediction.

    • B. 

      it is considered a scientific theory.

    • C. 

      Further experimentation will not occur unless an alternative hypothesis is proposed.

    • D. 

      It is a fact that cannot be refuted.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not a defense mechanism evolved in plants?  
    • A. 

      Spines of bamboo

    • B. 

      Spines in cacti

    • C. 

      Thorns in roses

    • D. 

      Pollens of cedars

  • 5. 
    It has been observed that people with relatively high stress levels get a relatively high number of colds. This is an example of a(n)  
    • A. 

      Correlation.

    • B. 

      Variable.

    • C. 

      Hypothesis.

    • D. 

      Experiment.

  • 6. 
    Where does the oxygen that we breath come from? 
    • A. 

      Plants only

    • B. 

      Algae and cyanobacteria only

    • C. 

      Plants, algae, and cyanobacteria

    • D. 

      Plants and algae only

    • E. 

      Algae only

  • 7. 
    Why are hypothesis never accepted by scientists? 
    • A. 

      Experimentation cannot support a hypothesis because it only tests predictions.

    • B. 

      Alternative hypotheses might provide a better answer to the research question.

    • C. 

      A hypothesis cannot ever be true or false because it is an opinion.

    • D. 

      Hypotheses change every time a new experiment is conducted.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following hypotheses is testable using scientific methods?  
    • A. 

      The dinosaur Tyrannosaurus rex was a scavenger, not a predator.

    • B. 

      People with type O blood are natural meat eaters.

    • C. 

      Peacocks like to display their large tail feathers.

    • D. 

      Bees can see ultraviolet light that humans can't.

  • 9. 
    Consider this hypothesis: "Drinking Echinacea tea reduces the duration and severity of colds." Which of the following statements is the best prediction based on this hypothesis?  
    • A. 

      If a person doesn't drink Echinacea tea, then he or she will catch a cold very easily.

    • B. 

      If people with a cold drink Echinacea tea, then they will feel better sooner than people who don't consume the tea.

    • C. 

      If people with a cold drink Echinacea tea, then the tea will reduce their stress, making them feel better.

    • D. 

      If people with a cold drink Echinacea tea, then an ingredient in the tea will bind to cold viruses and destroy them.

  • 10. 
    A scientific hypothesis has which of the following features?  
    • A. 

      It is falsifiable.

    • B. 

      It is not based on observations.

    • C. 

      It is a theory about something.

    • D. 

      It is a theory about something.

  • 11. 
    Suppose that a botanist is interested in the effect of light on plants. In an experiment she conducts, 50 individuals of a single species of flowering plant are grown for 60 days under different lengths of artificial daylight. The plant species has flowers that can be either white or pink, depending on the genetics of the parent plants. The amount of water and fertilizer provided to each plant is constant. At the end of the experiment, the size of each leaf of every plant is measured. The dependent variable in this experiment is the  
    • A. 

      Flowers Color

    • B. 

      Duration of artificial daylight

    • C. 

      Leafs Size

    • D. 

      Duration of the experiment

  • 12. 
    A researcher has hypothesized that the chemical tributyltin (an additive in boat paint) seeps out of the paint into the water and causes reproductive defects in developing marine snails. Which of the following would be a good control in an experiment that tests the effects of tributyltin on developing snails?  
    • A. 

      Developing snails are kept in a tank of water that has never been exposed to boat paint.

    • B. 

      Developing snails are kept in a tank of water and exposed to below-expected levels of tributyltin.

    • C. 

      Developing snails are kept in a dry tank to avoid exposure to contaminated water.

    • D. 

      Developing snails are kept in a tank of water and exposed to boat paint that does not contain tributyltin.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is false about flowering plants? 
    • A. 

      They are called angiosperms

    • B. 

      They do not produce seeds

    • C. 

      They produce fruits

    • D. 

      They have vascular tissues

    • E. 

      They produce gametes

  • 14. 
    Examine the following groups of organisms.  Select all that contain a nucleus in their cells. 
    • A. 

      Plants

    • B. 

      Fungi

    • C. 

      Archea

    • D. 

      Eubacteria

    • E. 

      Animals

    • F. 

      Protista

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