Quiz: Check How Much You Can Score In This Biology Quiz?

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Quiz: Check How Much You Can Score In This Biology Quiz?

The study of biology can be mind-blowing if you allow yourself to be immersed in it – after all, this branch of scientific research allows us to know more about life and the world around us. Whether it’s the animals we all know and love or the plant life that makes our world a little greener. Do you think you know enough about biology to answer all of the following questions? Let’s find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Which type of cell lacks a membrane surrounding its genetic material?
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Plant

    • C. 

      Animal

    • D. 

      Eukaryotic

    • E. 

      Fungus

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Proteins

    • B. 

      Nucleic acids

    • C. 

      Carbohydrates

    • D. 

      Lipids

    • E. 

      Water

  • 3. 
    A pea plant has genetic instructions to be tall and short, but only expresses the tall phenotype.  This plant can be described as:
    • A. 

      Homozygous

    • B. 

      Hybrid

    • C. 

      True-breeding

    • D. 

      Self-pollinating

    • E. 

      Cross-pollinating

  • 4. 
    DNA is our genetic material.  Which scientist discovered that it was a long, twisting helix?
    • A. 

      Watson & Crick

    • B. 

      Avery

    • C. 

      Franklin

    • D. 

      Chargaff

    • E. 

      Mendel

  • 5. 
    Which type of cellular transport must always move particles out of a cell?
    • A. 

      Osmosis

    • B. 

      Exocytosis

    • C. 

      Active transport

    • D. 

      Diffusion

    • E. 

      Metabolism

  • 6. 
    During mitosis, the DNA in a cell is found as:
    • A. 

      Chromatin

    • B. 

      Spindle fibers

    • C. 

      Chromosomes

    • D. 

      Punnett squares

  • 7. 
    The cellular location where protein synthesis occurs:
    • A. 

      Ribosomes

    • B. 

      Golgi complex

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

    • E. 

      Lysosome

  • 8. 
    Which of these is NOT a reactant in photosynthesis?
    • A. 

      Sunlight

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Glucose

    • D. 

      Water

  • 9. 
    Which of these is a product of cellular (aerobic) respiration?
    • A. 

      Glucose

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Adenosine triphosphate

    • D. 

      Deoxyribonucleic acid

  • 10. 
    The sum of all chemical reactions that occur in an organism:
    • A. 

      Homeostasis

    • B. 

      Metabolism

    • C. 

      Stimulus

    • D. 

      Mitosis and Meiosis

    • E. 

      Reproduction

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Autotrophs reproduce and make heterotrophs.

    • B. 

      Autotrophs keep the heterotroph populations from growing too large.

    • C. 

      Autotrophs decompose dead organisms so the nutrients can be recycled.

    • D. 

      Autotrophs capture sunlight and store it in carbohydrates.

  • 12. 
    Which of these is not one of the most common elements in biological molecules?
    • A. 

      Phosphorus

    • B. 

      Sulfur

    • C. 

      Sodium

    • D. 

      Hydrogen

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Proteins

    • B. 

      Amino acid sequences

    • C. 

      CHNOPS

    • D. 

      Nucleotides

  • 14. 
    Which is the longest phase of the eukaryotic cell cycle?
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Binary Fission

    • C. 

      Interphase

    • D. 

      Meiosis

  • 15. 
    In a controlled experiment, what factor changes from group to group?
    • A. 

      The hypothesis

    • B. 

      The variable

    • C. 

      The constants

    • D. 

      The conclusion

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Leeuwenhoek

    • B. 

      Fleming

    • C. 

      Hooke

    • D. 

      Schleidon

    • E. 

      Virchow

  • 17. 
    In a eukaryotic cell, which of these would NOT be found in the cytoplasm?
    • A. 

      ATP

    • B. 

      DNA

    • C. 

      Enzymes

    • D. 

      Amino acids

    • E. 

      TRNA

  • 18. 
    Which of these is not one of the six kingdoms of life?
    • A. 

      Archaea

    • B. 

      Fungi

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Protist

  • 19. 
    Which of these is not one of the major problems plaguing our environment?
    • A. 

      Pollution

    • B. 

      Loss of biodiveristy

    • C. 

      Overpopulation

    • D. 

      Resource depletion