The Ultimate Biology Exam For Students! Quiz

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The Ultimate Biology Exam For Students! Quiz

Are you a biology student looking for a way to refresh what you have learned throughout this year when it comes to living things? If you said yes then the quiz below is exactly what the doctor prescribed not only does it ensure that you get to review what you, but it also ensures that you get some much-needed practice on how most questions are set.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following chromosomal alterations would you expect to have the most drastic consequences?
    • A. 

      inversion

    • B. 

      Duplication

    • C. 

      Translocation

    • D. 

      Deletion

  • 2. 
    The most common lethal genetic disease in the United States is
    • A. 

      sickle-cell anemia

    • B. 

      Cystic fibrosis

    • C. 

      Huntington’s disease

    • D. 

      Hemophilia.

  • 3. 
    Ram and Nidhi are apparently normal, but their daughter was born with alkaptonuria, an inherited metabolic disorder. If alkaptonuria is like most human hereditary disorders, the probability of their next child being born with alkaptonuriais
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1/4

    • C. 

      1/2

    • D. 

      2/3

  • 4. 
    A heritable feature is a _______________ and may have two or more variants called________________.
    • A. 

      trait/characteristics

    • B. 

      character/traits

    • C. 

      Character/factors

    • D. 

      trait/factors

  • 5. 
    Why is sickle cell disease so called?
    • A. 

      Because it makes people sick

    • B. 

      Its named after a special type of white blood cell

    • C. 

      pH changes in the blood cells make them collapse into a sickle shape

    • D. 

      because its caused by an infectious microorganism that has sickle shaped cells

  • 6. 
    How many map units is a recombination frequency of 5 percent equal to?
    • A. 

      2.5 centimorgans

    • B. 

      10 centimorgans

    • C. 

      5 centisturtevants

    • D. 

      5 centimorgans

  • 7. 
    Which of the following human genetic disorders is sex linked?
    • A. 

      hemophilia

    • B. 

      PKU

    • C. 

      Cystic fibrosis

    • D. 

      Achondroplasia

  • 8. 
    A gene is a section of DNA that codes for a protein, this unique sequence of bases will code for the production of a unique protein is:
    • A. 

      Exon

    • B. 

      Intron

    • C. 

      Regulatory sequence

    • D. 

      Non-of these

  • 9. 
    The functional unit of contractile system in striated muscle is
    • A. 

      Myofibril

    • B. 

      Cross bridges

    • C. 

      Z band

    • D. 

      Sarcomere

  • 10. 
    CD40 ligand is seen only on__________________.
    • A. 

      Macrophages

    • B. 

      Cytotoxic T cells

    • C. 

      Helper T cells

    • D. 

      Dentritic cells

  • 11. 
    High titres of antinuclear antibodies are indicative of
    • A. 

      Parasitic infections

    • B. 

      Fungal disease

    • C. 

      Autoimmune diseases

    • D. 

      Bacterial diseases

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not true about helper T cells?
    • A. 

      They function in cell mediated and hormonal responses

    • B. 

      They are activated by polysaccharide fragments

    • C. 

      They bear surface CD4 molecules

    • D. 

      They are subject to infection by HIV

  • 13. 
    The PCR technique was developed by________________.
    • A. 

      Kary Mullis

    • B. 

      Kohler

    • C. 

      Milstein

    • D. 

      Altman

  • 14. 
    PCR is a_________________.
    • A. 

      DNA degradation technique

    • B. 

      DNA amplification technique

    • C. 

      DNA sequencing technique

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 15. 
    Which of the following statements are true regarding PCR?
    • A. 

      billions of copies of desired DNA can be synthesized from microgram quantities of DNA

    • B. 

      Automated PCR machines are called thermal cyclers

    • C. 

      A thermostable DNA polymerase is required

    • D. 

      all of these

  • 16. 
    The musaquaticus is the source of___________________.
    • A. 

      Taq polymerase

    • B. 

      Vent polymerase

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      Primase enzyme

  • 17. 
    All of the following are thermostable polymerases except___________________.
    • A. 

      Taq polymerase

    • B. 

      Vent polymerase

    • C. 

      DNA polymerase III

    • D. 

      Pfu polymerase

  • 18. 
    Which of the followoing mineral element facilitates insulin binding to cell receptor site?
    • A. 

      Zinc

    • B. 

      Selenium

    • C. 

      Copper

    • D. 

      Chromium

  • 19. 
    ATP concentration is maintained relatively constant during muscle contraction by
    • A. 

      Increasing the metabolic activity

    • B. 

      The action of creatine phosphokinase

    • C. 

      The action of adenylate kinase

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    The cones of retina___________________.
    • A. 

      Are responsible for colour vision

    • B. 

      Are much more numerous than rods

    • C. 

      Have red, blue and green light- sensitive pigment that differ because of difference in the retinal prosthetic group

    • D. 

      Do not use transducing in signal transduction

  • 21. 
    How does the intensity of simple diffusion vary in relation to the concentration gradient of the moved substance?
  • 22. 
    What is the completing sequence of nitrogen-containing bases for a AGCCGTTAAC fragment of a DNA chain?
  • 23. 
    Which techniques you will use to motivate the students?
  • 24. 
    How can you make learning fun for the students?
  • 25. 
    What will you do if the whole class is not getting the concept?
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