Life Science Questions! Ultimate Quiz: Trivia

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Life Science Quizzes & Trivia

Do you know anything about life science? This quiz will reveal your knowledge. Life science is a division of science which involves living organisms and many different life processes. It can be any science that entails learning about organisms and their interrelationships as biology, medicine, or ecology. It studies how organisms live. See if you are an expert in life science by trying the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic shared by all animals?
    • A. 

      Their bodies have many cells.

    • B. 

      They eat autotrophs.

    • C. 

      They reproduce sexually.

    • D. 

      They have skeletons.

  • 2. 
    What is the term for a group of tissues that work together to perform a specific, complex job?
    • A. 

      Organism

    • B. 

      Organ

    • C. 

      Autotroph

    • D. 

      Herbivore

  • 3. 
    The process by which a new organism forms from the joining of an egg cell and a sperm cell is called
    • A. 

      Asexual reproduction

    • B. 

      Sexual reproduction

    • C. 

      Regeneration

    • D. 

      Budding

  • 4. 
    An animal that has a backbone is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Cnidarians

    • B. 

      Predator

    • C. 

      Vertebrate

    • D. 

      Invertebrate

  • 5. 
    Energy for an animal's body comes from
    • A. 

      Air

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Food

    • D. 

      Growth

  • 6. 
    What is the term for an animal that hunts and kills other animals for food?
    • A. 

      Vertebrate

    • B. 

      Carnivore

    • C. 

      Predator

    • D. 

      Herbivore

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is an adaptation for escaping a predator?
    • A. 

      Eating only plants

    • B. 

      Having radial symmetry

    • C. 

      Being asymetrical

    • D. 

      Having flesh that tastes bad

  • 8. 
    Which of the following describes the feeding behavior of cnidarians?
    • A. 

      They are herbivores

    • B. 

      They are omnivores

    • C. 

      They are carnivores

    • D. 

      They are autotrophs

  • 9. 
    How does a cnidarian capture prey?
    • A. 

      By filtering prey from water

    • B. 

      By paralyzing prey with venom

    • C. 

      By pulling prey inside its osculum

    • D. 

      By attaching itself to prey with suction

  • 10. 
    Which of these are major types of worms?
    • A. 

      Silkworms

    • B. 

      Flatworms

    • C. 

      Segmented worms

    • D. 

      Roundworms

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a flatworm?
    • A. 

      Leech

    • B. 

      Earthworm

    • C. 

      Hookworm

    • D. 

      Planarian

  • 12. 
    The ability of an organism to regrow lost parts is called
    • A. 

      Regeneration

    • B. 

      Budding

    • C. 

      Parasitism

    • D. 

      Autotrophism

  • 13. 
    Organisms that grow on or in other organisms are called
    • A. 

      Parasites

    • B. 

      Hosts

    • C. 

      Prey

    • D. 

      Scavengers

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is a function of a mollusk's mantle?
    • A. 

      It produces the shell

    • B. 

      It enables the mollusk to move

    • C. 

      It helps the mollusk digest food

    • D. 

      It removes waste

  • 15. 
    A mollusk's radula enables it to 
    • A. 

      Reproduce

    • B. 

      Remove oxygen from water

    • C. 

      Removes waste from the body

    • D. 

      Scrape food from a surface

  • 16. 
    Snails and slugs belong to which group of mollusks?
    • A. 

      Gastropods

    • B. 

      Arthropods

    • C. 

      Bivalves

    • D. 

      Cephalopods

  • 17. 
    A bivalve obtains food by
    • A. 

      Using a radula

    • B. 

      Filtering it from the water

    • C. 

      Trapping it between two shells

    • D. 

      Grabbing it with its muscular foot

  • 18. 
    How do Cephalopods move?
  • 19. 
    An arthropod's tough outer covering is called a(n)
  • 20. 
    The bodies of all spiders have __________ body sections.
  • 21. 
    Which of these are Arthropods?
    • A. 

      Centipede

    • B. 

      Grasshopper

    • C. 

      Lobster

    • D. 

      Snail

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is a characteristic shared by all insects?
    • A. 

      One pair of antennae

    • B. 

      Four legs

    • C. 

      Three pairs of wings

    • D. 

      Two body sections

  • 23. 
    Camouflage benefits insects by helping them to
    • A. 

      Obtain food

    • B. 

      Move especially fast

    • C. 

      Live in a variety of environments

    • D. 

      Avoid predators

  • 24. 
    Which of the following are Echinoderms?
    • A. 

      Sea cucumber

    • B. 

      Millipede

    • C. 

      Brittle star

    • D. 

      Starfish

  • 25. 
    Fireflies use bioluminescence  to
    • A. 

      Find water

    • B. 

      Keep themselves warm

    • C. 

      Reproduce and find a mate

    • D. 

      Frighten predators