Unit A: Continuity Of Life

14 Questions | Total Attempts: 70

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Life Quizzes & Trivia

This “Continuity of Life” quiz deals with a wide range of biological topics, on which you will be tested today. Know your stuff about RNA, invertebrates, sunlight, disease, organisms, extinction and fossils? Test yourself now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A particular multicellular organism neither makes nor eats food. This organism is classified in which kingdom?
    • A. 

      Animalia

    • B. 

      Fungi

    • C. 

      Plantae

    • D. 

      Protista

  • 2. 
    What causes infectious disease?
    • A. 

      Poor nutrition

    • B. 

      Lack of exercise

    • C. 

      Viruses and bacteria

    • D. 

      Inherited conditions

  • 3. 
    Which statement about RNA is NOT true?
    • A. 

      It forms one strand.

    • B. 

      One of its bases is uracil.

    • C. 

      It builds up to form genes.

    • D. 

      It is used to create proteins.

  • 4. 
    A tiger is an example of an invertebrate.
    • A. 

      Tue

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which organelle captures the energy of sunlight?
    • A. 

      Chloroplast

    • B. 

      Vacuole

    • C. 

      Cytoplasm

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

  • 6. 
    Scientists use a ________________________ to help classify organisms.
  • 7. 
    A(n) _____________ is the preserved remains or trace of an organism that lived in the distant past.
  • 8. 
    Small structures in cells that have specific jobs are called _______________.
  • 9. 
    The death of all members of a species is called _________________.
  • 10. 
    Ancient bacteria that live in extreme environments are classified in Kingdom ____________.
  • 11. 
    A tiger is an example of an invertebrate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    You observe a piece of tissue under the microscope. Each cell of the tissue has a cell wall, a cell membrane, a nucleus, and organelles including chloroplasts and large vacuoles. What type of organism did this tissue come from?
  • 13. 
    The dominant allele for flower color in pea plants is purple (P). The recessive allele is white (p). Out of a generation of 100 pea plants, 31 have alleles PP, 46 have alleles Pp, and 23 have alleles pp. How many of the plants are purple? How do you know?
  • 14. 
    What is the difference between an imprint fossil and a cast fossil?