Biology Exam Questions And Answers

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Biology Exam Questions And Answers

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  • 1. 
    A biome is...
    • A. 

      Bacteria in your gut

    • B. 

      The climate and the changes that occur in that climate over an extended period of time 

    • C. 

      A cave man played by Brenden Frasier in the 90's Hollywood classic, Bio-dome where they find the cave man, later to be referred to as "biome" since "cave man" is an offensive term, buried in ice.

    • D. 

      A group of similar ecosystems with the same general abiotic factors and primary producers and consumers.

  • 2. 
    A fish larvae is attached to a...
    • A. 

      Flimmity flook gobbly gook.

    • B. 

      Bladder pouch for easy excretion.

    • C. 

      Umbilical cord, which provides the larvae with vital nutrients.

    • D. 

      Large yolk sac, which provides the larva with food.

  • 3. 
    A main function of the leaf petiole is...
    • A. 

      To allow for asexual reproduction.

    • B. 

      To extend the leaf blade away from the stem so the blade can collect sufficient sunlight.

    • C. 

      That sounds Italian. Is it Italian?

    • D. 

      Store the majority of the leaf's nutrients.

  • 4. 
    A membrane-bound organelle that contains DNA is a...
    • A. 

      Central vacuole.

    • B. 

      I got nothin'!

    • C. 

      The nervous system

    • D. 

      Chloroplast.

    • E. 

      Option 5

  • 5. 
    A protective, waterproofing structure consisting of several cuticle layers is the __________.
    • A. 

      Exoskeleton

    • B. 

      Coxal gland

    • C. 

      I got nothin' funny to put here

    • D. 

      Endoskeleton

  • 6. 
    A skeleton forming outside the animal's body is a(n)...
    • A. 

      Endoskeleton

    • B. 

      Halloween prank

    • C. 

      Endospectrum

    • D. 

      Exoskeleton

  • 7. 
    A swim bladder allows fish to...
    • A. 

      Protect themselves from predators

    • B. 

      Pee and poo without a toilet present 

    • C. 

      Move up or down through water.

    • D. 

      Breath under water

  • 8. 
    Algae are considered plant-like because...
    • A. 

      They have chloroplasts and carry out photosynthesis...

    • B. 

      They're green.

    • C. 

      They are pollinated by bees.

    • D. 

      They are the opposite of people or something?

  • 9. 
    All of the DNA of the human species makes up the human
    • A. 

      Genome

    • B. 

      Biome

    • C. 

      Geotropism

    • D. 

      Human stupidity complex

  • 10. 
    Among mammals, female monotremes are unique in that they...
    • A. 

      Have a cloaca with one opening.

    • B. 

      Can regenerate their liver when damaged so long as a part of it remains in tact.

    • C. 

      Have warm blood and a back bone.

    • D. 

      Celebrate Christmas.

  • 11. 
    Amphibian skin contains...
    • A. 

      Melanin, which helps the amphibian maintain its color for protective purposes.

    • B. 

      Melatonin, which allows amphibians to regulate body temperature because they are cold blooded.

    • C. 

      Keratin, which in amphibians is not very tough, and it allows gases and water to pass through the skin.

    • D. 

      The tears of children which is why amphibians are so freaking awesome!

  • 12. 
    An Aa individual has
    • A. 

      A heterozygous genotype.

    • B. 

      Alcoholic's anonymous meeting to go to

    • C. 

      A homogenous genotype

    • D. 

      An amoeboid genotype

  • 13. 
    An advantage to marsupial reproduction is that...
    • A. 

      Newborn marsupials require very little food and water in the beginning stages of life.

    • B. 

      Due to their size, newborn marsupials have a very high survival rate.

    • C. 

      No one cares how old they are when they get pregnant   

    • D. 

      It can be done without a male being present.

  • 14. 
    An example of interspecific competition is...
    • A. 

      A genetic defect being bred out of a species gene pool to ensure that the species will survive above other species in the area.

    • B. 

      Two species of big cats competing for the same antelope.

    • C. 

      Boys are from Mars, women are from Venus.

    • D. 

      Animals competing for the same natural resources in an area.

  • 15. 
    Animals that have eggs with internal membranes that permit diffusion of gases but prevent water loss are classified as...
    • A. 

      Amniotes.

    • B. 

      Zygotes

    • C. 

      Mothers?

    • D. 

      Frematotes

  • 16. 
    Aquatic biomes are defined in terms of which abiotic factors?
    • A. 

      Sunlight, dissolved oxygen and nutrients, temperature, and moisture

    • B. 

      Climate and land availability

    • C. 

      No. Just no.

    • D. 

      Scavengers, decomposers, plants, and mammals

  • 17. 
    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 

  • 18. 
    Behaviors that are closely controlled by genes with little or no environmental influence are...
    • A. 

      Pathological behaviors.

    • B. 

      Innate behaviors.

    • C. 

      Their mother's attitude.

    • D. 

      Subdued behaviors.

  • 19. 
    Camouflage is...
    • A. 

      What my brother wears during a nerf war.

    • B. 

      The shedding of an exoskeleton.

    • C. 

      The outter shell of a mollusk.

    • D. 

      An adaptation that evolved through natural selection.

  • 20. 
    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

  • 21. 
    Chromosomal alterations include deletions and...
    • A. 

      Pepperoni pizzas

    • B. 

      Incomplete dominance

    • C. 

      Haploid cells

    • D. 

      Inversion mutations

  • 22. 
    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

  • 23. 
    Cilia are...
    • A. 

      Short appendages that help some protists move.

    • B. 

      Stage names of strippers.

    • C. 

      Hair follicles that help protists feel their way around

    • D. 

      The cells that make up a virus.

  • 24. 
    Circadian rhythms are...
    • A. 

      Regular changes in biology that occur in a 24-hour cycle.

    • B. 

      The sick beats that move my feets!

    • C. 

      The changes in mammal behaviors that occur from season to season.

    • D. 

      An animal's sleep patterns.

  • 25. 
    Down syndrome is due to...
    • A. 

      Clumsiness

    • B. 

      Too much chloroplast in the brain

    • C. 

      Over production in the coxal glands

    • D. 

      Nondisjunction of chromosome 21

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