Quiz 2 - Leaving CERT Biology

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Biology Quizzes & Trivia

Leaving Cert Biology quiz based on Unit 1 & 2 made by the ultimate bog-machine


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Metabolism is the sum of all the _______   ________ in an organism. (2 words)
  • 2. 
    A triglyceride, found in lipids, is composed of... (Choose 2)
    • A. 

      Glycerol

    • B. 

      Trace Elements

    • C. 

      Phosphate Group

    • D. 

      1 Fatty Acid

    • E. 

      3 Fatty Acids

  • 3. 
    What is the colour change in a test for glucose (reducing sugar) whilst using Benedict's Solution?
    • A. 

      Red --> Blue

    • B. 

      Red/Yellow --> Blue/Black

    • C. 

      Yellow --> Red

    • D. 

      Blue --> Red

  • 4. 
    Vitamin D is a water-soluble vitamin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A factor affecting human population?
  • 6. 
    Chemicals used to immobilise enzymes? (Choose 2)
    • A. 

      Calcium Chloride

    • B. 

      Sodium Peroxide

    • C. 

      Hydrogen Peroxide

    • D. 

      Sodium Alginate

    • E. 

      Potassium Alginate

  • 7. 
    Which has more energy?
    • A. 

      ADP

    • B. 

      ATP

    • C. 

      AQP

    • D. 

      NADH

  • 8. 
    What plant is used to measure the rate of photosynthesis?
  • 9. 
    Main product of Glycolysis?
    • A. 

      Lactic Acid

    • B. 

      Pyruvic Acid

    • C. 

      ADP

    • D. 

      CO2

  • 10. 
    Where in the cell does Stage 2 of Respiration occur?
    • A. 

      Cytosol

    • B. 

      Cytoplasma

    • C. 

      Ribosome

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

    • E. 

      Nuclei

  • 11. 
    What substance is used to test for alcohol in the production of alcohol experiment?
    • A. 

      Ethanol

    • B. 

      Methanol

    • C. 

      Calcium Chloride

    • D. 

      Potassium dichromate

  • 12. 
    How many chromosomes are there in a diploid human cell?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      22

    • C. 

      46

    • D. 

      44

  • 13. 
    In which order do the 4 stages of Mitosis occur?
    • A. 

      Prophase, Metaphase, Telophase, Anaphase

    • B. 

      Anaphase, Metaphase, Prophase, Telophase

    • C. 

      Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telophase

    • D. 

      Telophase, Anaphase, Prophase, Metaphase

  • 14. 
    Who is commonly referred to as the father of genetics?
    • A. 

      Charles Darwin

    • B. 

      Alfred Russell Wallace

    • C. 

      Albert Einstein

    • D. 

      Henry Bequerel

    • E. 

      Gregor Mendel

  • 15. 
    Testing a person's DNA for the presence of abnormal or altered DNA is known as
    • A. 

      Genetic DNA testing

    • B. 

      DNA profiling

    • C. 

      Genetic Screening

    • D. 

      Genetic Coding

    • E. 

      Protein Synthesis