Principles Of Biology Lab Quiz

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Principles Of Biology Lab Quiz - Quiz

This is based on the lab portion of the college level course principles of biology. This quiz includes Taxonomy, Domains and Kingdoms of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, parts of a microscope, and etc. Every question came straight out of the Lab packet.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the term for the system that scientist came up with to group similar organisms together?
    • A. 

      Taxonomy

    • B. 

      Classification system

    • C. 

      Domains

    • D. 

      Kingdoms

  • 2. 
    The field of classifying organisms is called _____.
    • A. 

      Domains

    • B. 

      Kingdoms

    • C. 

      Taxonomy

    • D. 

      Genus

    • E. 

      Species

  • 3. 
    What is the term for the major categories that all organisms are grouped into within the taxonomic classification?
    • A. 

      Domains

    • B. 

      Kingdoms

    • C. 

      Taxonomy

  • 4. 
    The domains are split up into groupings of more similar organisms. What are these groups called?
    • A. 

      Domains

    • B. 

      Kingdoms

    • C. 

      Phyla

    • D. 

      Genus

    • E. 

      Species

  • 5. 
    Within each kingdom the organisms that are more alike are grouped into smaller and smaller groupings starting with _______ (or divisions).
    • A. 

      Phyla

    • B. 

      Genus

    • C. 

      Domain

    • D. 

      Species

  • 6. 
    As the characteristics for each organism are evaluated, eventually the groupings get so small that they only include quite similar organisms. What is the name for this category?
    • A. 

      Species

    • B. 

      Phyla

    • C. 

      Genus

    • D. 

      Taxonomy

    • E. 

      Domain

  • 7. 
    Each type of specific organism is given its own specific name to define it as different from every other organism. What classification is this?
    • A. 

      Phyla

    • B. 

      Species

    • C. 

      Genus

    • D. 

      Domain

    • E. 

      Kingdom

  • 8. 
    All living organisms are classified into 3 domains. What are they?(multiple answers)
    • A. 

      Genus

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Phyla

    • D. 

      Eukarya

    • E. 

      Archaea

  • 9. 
    The three domains of living organisms are broken down into major kingdoms, what are they?(multiple answers)
    • A. 

      Archaebacteria

    • B. 

      Eubacteria

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Plantae

    • E. 

      Animalia

  • 10. 
    What are the domain(s) of a prokaryotic cell?(multiple answers)
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Eukarya

    • C. 

      Archaea

  • 11. 
    What is the domain of a eukaryotic cell?
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Eukarya

    • C. 

      Archaea

  • 12. 
    What are the kingdoms of a prokaryotic cell?(multiple answers)
    • A. 

      Eubacteria

    • B. 

      Archaebacteria

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Plantae

    • E. 

      Animalia

  • 13. 
    What are the kingdoms of a eukaryotic cell?(multiple answers)
    • A. 

      Eubacteria

    • B. 

      Protists

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Plantae

    • E. 

      Animalia

  • 14. 
    Name the term:capable of making one's own food. Ex. plants
    • A. 

      Eukaryotic cells

    • B. 

      Autotrophic

    • C. 

      Heterotrophic

    • D. 

      Motile

    • E. 

      Unicellular

  • 15. 
    Name the term:composed of many cells.
    • A. 

      Unicellular

    • B. 

      Motile

    • C. 

      Nonmotile

    • D. 

      Multicellular

    • E. 

      Autotrophic

  • 16. 
    Name the term:This general term is used to describe any eukaryotic organism that tends to be simpler in its overall organization than fungus, plants, or animals. This is a widely-varying group of typically unicellular organisms (but also simpler multicellular organisms) that do not fit into the other eukaryotic kingdoms.
    • A. 

      Prokaryotic cells

    • B. 

      Eukaryotic cells

    • C. 

      Protists

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 17. 
    Name the term:Having the ability to move.
    • A. 

      Nonmotile

    • B. 

      Motile

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Heterotrophic

  • 18. 
    Name the term:incapable of self-generated movement
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Motile

    • C. 

      Nonmotile

    • D. 

      Autotrophic

    • E. 

      Unicellular

  • 19. 
    Name the term:A region within eukaryotic cells that is bordered by membrane and contains the cell's genetic information within it.
    • A. 

      Autotrophic

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Protists

    • D. 

      Heterotrophic

    • E. 

      Motile

  • 20. 
    Name the term:Simpler, smaller cells. They do not have a nucleus or any other membrane-surrounded regions within them.
    • A. 

      Eukaryotic cells

    • B. 

      Unicellular

    • C. 

      Multicellular

    • D. 

      Prokaryotic cells

    • E. 

      Protists

  • 21. 
    Name the term:More complex, larger cells. They contain a nucleus and other membrane-surrounded regions.
    • A. 

      Protists

    • B. 

      Prokaryotic cells

    • C. 

      Eukaryotic cells

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 22. 
    Name the term:Needing to acquire food from some other source. Ex. animals
    • A. 

      Multicellular

    • B. 

      Autotrophic

    • C. 

      Protists

    • D. 

      Heterotrophic

    • E. 

      Eukaryotic cells

  • 23. 
    Name the term:composed of only one cell
    • A. 

      Multicellular

    • B. 

      Motile

    • C. 

      Unicellular

    • D. 

      Heterotrophic

    • E. 

      Autotrophic

  • 24. 
    How are you supposed to carry a microscope?
    • A. 

      With one hand

    • B. 

      Upside down

    • C. 

      Upright with two hands

    • D. 

      Carelessly

  • 25. 
    When do you inspect the microscope?
    • A. 

      After using it

    • B. 

      Before using it

    • C. 

      You don't and let the next class do it

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