Biology Exam Questions And Answers

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  • 1. 
    Which cells undergo cell division?
    • A. 

      Prokaryotic cells

    • B. 

      Eukaryotic cells

    • C. 

      Both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells

    • D. 

      Prison cells

  • 2. 
    Most routine metabolic processes occur during which phase of the cell cycle?
    • A. 

      Growth phase 1

    • B. 

      Late prophase

    • C. 

      Interphase

    • D. 

      The life cycle?

  • 3. 
    Which cell cycle checkpoint determines whether the DNA has been replicated correctly?
    • A. 

      The spindle checkpoint 

    • B. 

      The DNA synthesis checkpoint

    • C. 

      The DNA transition checkpoint

    • D. 

      The DUI checkpoint

  • 4. 
    What happens during mitosis?
    • A. 

      Codominance

    • B. 

      The nucleus of the cell divides

    • C. 

      Fragmentation

    • D. 

      They party like its 1999

  • 5. 
    Why is it necessary for the DNA to replicate prior to cell division?
    • A. 

      To make the process of replication easier

    • B. 

      Because daughters are brats who want what they want when they want it

    • C. 

      So that each daughter cell can grow independently of one another

    • D. 

      So that each daughter cell will have a complete copy of the genetic material

  • 6. 
    Chromosomes form during what part of the cell cycle?
    • A. 

      Metaphase of mitosis

    • B. 

      Whenever they want because aint no one gonna tell them what to do!

    • C. 

      Anaphase of miosis

    • D. 

      Prophase of mitosis

  • 7. 
    The random distribution of homologous chromosomes during cell division is known as what?
    • A. 

      Sharing

    • B. 

      Degeneration

    • C. 

      Gene expression

    • D. 

      Crossing-over.

  • 8. 
    When do the sister chromatids line up at the equator of the cell?
    • A. 

      Metaphase

    • B. 

      Anaphase

    • C. 

      Prophase

    • D. 

      Sisters tend to line up with Justin Bieber tickets go on sale

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a form of asexual reproduction?
    • A. 

      Fragmentation

    • B. 

      Incomplete dominance

    • C. 

      Degeneration

    • D. 

      Cloning

  • 10. 
    Because of when the chromosomes pair up during meiosis, crossing-over must occur during which phase?
    • A. 

      Prophase 1

    • B. 

      Metaphase 1

    • C. 

      The terrible twos

    • D. 

      Cytokinesis 

  • 11. 
    The law of independent assortment states that...
    • A. 

      That you must pay all of your traffic fines.

    • B. 

      Factors controlling different characteristics are inherited independently of each other.

    • C. 

      Factors controlling different genes are inherited codependently of each other.

    • D. 

      Factors controlling different characteristics are not inherited.

  • 12. 
    Looking at your dog will give information concerning
    • A. 

      The dog's vivpary type

    • B. 

      The dog's intergenic type

    • C. 

      The dog's phenotype

    • D. 

      Who the dog most resembles in your family

  • 13. 
    An Aa individual has
    • A. 

      A heterozygous genotype.

    • B. 

      Alcoholic's anonymous meeting to go to

    • C. 

      A homogenous genotype

    • D. 

      An amoeboid genotype

  • 14. 
    What is the inheritance pattern when both alleles are expressed equally in the phenotype of a heterozygote?
    • A. 

      Codependence

    • B. 

      Codominance

    • C. 

      They express themselves in couple's therapy

    • D. 

      Intro-dominance

  • 15. 
    What is the inheritance pattern associated with the ABO blood type in humans?
    • A. 

      Degeneration

    • B. 

      Four haploid cells

    • C. 

      Super powers

    • D. 

      Multiple alleles

  • 16. 
    What is the inheritance pattern when the dominant allele is not completely dominant?
    • A. 

      Codominance

    • B. 

      Predominance

    • C. 

      The loss of super powers

    • D. 

      Incomplete dominance

  • 17. 
    Chargaff's rules state that...
    • A. 

      No running in the house...

    • B. 

      The amount of thymine is GREATER than the amount of adenine

    • C. 

      The amount of adenine EQUALS the amount of thymine.

    • D. 

      The amount of adenine is LESS than the amount of thymine

  • 18. 
    The structure of DNA was identified by
    • A. 

      The Avengers

    • B. 

      James Watson and Francis Crick.

    • C. 

      Chargraff

    • D. 

      Mathew Thomas and Peter Fry

  • 19. 
    The types of RNA include...
    • A. 

      Cytoplasm RNA

    • B. 

      Messenger RNA

    • C. 

      Ribosomes

    • D. 

      The cure for excessive sweating

  • 20. 
    The subunits of DNA are nucleotides consisting of...
    • A. 

      A sugar, a phosphate group, and a nitrogen-containing base

    • B. 

      The members of a famous boy band

    • C. 

      Sugars and phosphates

    • D. 

      A sugar, a carbon group, and an oxygen containing base

  • 21. 
    The two processes of protein synthesis are
    • A. 

      Fragmentation and degeneration

    • B. 

      Gene expression and sexual reproduction

    • C. 

      Transcription and translation

    • D. 

      Going to college and getting a job you lazy bum

  • 22. 
    For protein synthesis to initiate...
    • A. 

      DNA polymerase must bind to a gene's promoter

    • B. 

      Incomplete dominance must occur during cytokinesis 

    • C. 

      The DNA and RNA must become friends

    • D. 

      RNA polymerase must bind to a gene's promoter

  • 23. 
    Which of the following terms is most closely associated with a tRNA molecule?
    • A. 

      Gene expression

    • B. 

      Multiple alleles

    • C. 

      Trapped reindeer near Antarctica

    • D. 

      Anticodon

  • 24. 
    What do Beneficial mutations do?
    • A. 

      Mutually benefits both organizations?

    • B. 

      Allow organisms to asexually reproduce

    • C. 

      Release enzymes that can digest organic matter such as cellulose and lignin.

    • D. 

      Help organisms adapt to changes in their environment.

  • 25. 
    Chromosomal alterations include deletions and...
    • A. 

      Pepperoni pizzas

    • B. 

      Incomplete dominance

    • C. 

      Haploid cells

    • D. 

      Inversion mutations

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