General Quiz 2 On The Second Term

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General Quiz 2 On The Second Term

This Biology general knowledge test has the hardest trivia questions you will come across when it comes to preparing for your second term examinations. It not only includes what you covered with the in the second term but the first one too. How about you give it a try and get to refresh your memory so far. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Filicatae

    • B. 

      Monocotyledonae

    • C. 

      Dicotyledonae

    • D. 

      Mosses

  • 2. 
    Mitotic cell division results in two cells that have 
    • A. 

      N chromosomes and are genetically identical.

    • B. 

      N chromosomes and are genetically different.

    • C. 

      2n chromosomes and are genetically identical.

    • D. 

      2n chromosomes and are genetically different. 

  • 3. 
    . An example of alleles is:
    • A. 

      AB and Tt.

    • B. 

      TT and Tt.

    • C. 

      T and t.

    • D. 

      X and Y.

  • 4. 
    Long radishes crossed with round radishes result in all oval radishes. This type of inheritance is: 
    • A. 

      Co-dominance (lack of dominance)

    • B. 

      Multiple alleles.

    • C. 

      Complete dominance. 

    • D. 

      Sex- influenced trait

  • 5. 
    The figure represents the limbs of two different mammals, which statement of the following is not correct?
    • A. 

      Both belong to order Artiodactyla

    • B. 

      Both are herbivorous animals

    • C. 

      Both are Eutherian mammals 

    • D. 

      Their mating produces a Mule

  • 6. 
     An example of a simple animal is
    • A. 

      A fern.

    • B. 

      A sponge.

    • C. 

      A mold.

    • D. 

      An insect.

  • 7. 
    An extra finger in humans is rare but is due to a dominant gene. When one parent is normal and the other parent has an extra finger but is heterozygous for the trait, what is the probability that the first child will be normal?
    • A. 

      0%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 8. 
    All of the following, their fertilization is externally except 
    • A. 

      Ray fish

    • B. 

      Bolti fish

    • C. 

      Bouri fish

    • D. 

      Salamander

  • 9. 
    The following two animals share a common character.
    • A. 

      Their tail is long

    • B. 

      They are rodents

    • C. 

      Their forelimbs are modified into wings

    • D. 

      They suckle their youngs

  • 10. 
    A dihybrid cross is a genetic cross yielding a ----- ratio of offspring.
    • A. 

      9:3:3:1

    • B. 

      1:2:1

    • C. 

      3:1

    • D. 

      2:1

  • 11. 
    All the following statements are correct except ------
    • A. 

      The sperm is similar to the ovum in the number of autosomes

    • B. 

      The sperm is similar to the ovum in the number of sex chromosomes

    • C. 

      Each of the sperm and the ovum contains half the number of chromosomes in somatic cells

    • D. 

      The sperm and the ovum are responsible for sex determination

  • 12. 
    A Klinefelter male can pass his X- chromosome to --------
    • A. 

      His son

    • B. 

      His daughter

    • C. 

      Both his son and his daughter

    • D. 

      None of them

  • 13. 
    A heterotrophic organism that contains a cell wall is ---------
    • A. 

      Trypanosoma

    • B. 

      Yeast

    • C. 

      Sponge

    • D. 

      Nostoc

  • 14. 
    The following figure represents two types of living organisms, where they share a common character in --------
    • A. 

      The presence of exoskeleton

    • B. 

      The type of eyes

    • C. 

      The number of body regions

    • D. 

      The number walking legs

  • 15. 
    The number of chromosomes in a female with Down's syndrome is equal to their number in ---------
    • A. 

      A male with Down's syndrome

    • B. 

      A male with Klinefelter syndrome

    • C. 

      A female with a triple-X

    • D. 

      All the previous

  • 16. 
    Corn plant is unable to synthesize chlorophyll pigments in case of -------
    • A. 

      The presence of chlorophyll gene and unexposure to light

    • B. 

      The absence of chlorophyll gene and exposure to light

    • C. 

      The absence of chlorophyll gene and unexposure to light 

    • D. 

      All the previous

  • 17. 
    If a pure bald male with no colour blindness (normal vision) has all his sons with normal vision too, so it must be that his ------
    • A. 

      Mother suffers from hair falling

    • B. 

      Father suffers from baldness

    • C. 

      Father with normal vision

    • D. 

      Mother does not carry the gene of baldness

  • 18. 
    Which antibodies are found in the plasma of a person with a blood type A-ve previously received a wrong blood group B+ve by a mistake ----
    • A. 

      Neither anti-A nor anti-B

    • B. 

      Both anti-A and anti-D

    • C. 

      Both anti-B and anti-D

    • D. 

      Anti-B, but not anti-D

  • 19. 
    The phenotype indicates the genotype in the following genetic pattern:
    • A. 

      Blood group A

    • B. 

      A tall Pea plant 

    • C. 

      A red Antirrhinum flower

    • D. 

      A white sweet pea flower

  • 20. 
    All of the following plants form seeds except -------
    • A. 

      Pea

    • B. 

      Pinus

    • C. 

      Cotton

    • D. 

      Polypodium

  • 21. 
    If a crossing occurs between heterozygous parents in one pair of mendelian characters, so the ratio of the resulting phenotypes will be ---
    • A. 

      3:1

    • B. 

      1:2:1

    • C. 

      9:3:3:1

    • D. 

      9:7

  • 22. 
    The phenotype expresses the genotype in males in case of the --------- trait
    • A. 

      Normal person in cystic fibrosis disease (a recessive lethal)

    • B. 

      Sex-linked

    • C. 

      Sex-influenced

    • D. 

      Mendelian traits

  • 23. 
    In the figure below, if the gene of brown eyes dominates the gene of blue eyes, so the colour of father's eyes should be ------
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Hybrid brown

    • C. 

      Pure brown

    • D. 

      Black

  • 24. 
    From the figure below, which of the following statements is not correct?
    • A. 

      Roots of plants in figure (1) are fibrous

    • B. 

      Vascular bundles of plants in figure (2) are arranged in a ring

    • C. 

      Maize plant belongs to figure (1)

    • D. 

      Flowers of plants in figure (2) have trimerous floral whorls

  • 25. 
    In all the following genetic cases,the phenotype indicates the genotype except in the ---------
    • A. 

      Green colour of corn seedlings

    • B. 

      Mice with yellow fur

    • C. 

      Mice with grey fur

    • D. 

      Colour blindness in males

  • 26. 
    Rhinoceros shares with Deer all of the following, EXCEPT ----
    • A. 

      Eating herbs

    • B. 

      Number of toes

    • C. 

      Presence of hooves

    • D. 

      Suckling their youngs

  • 27. 
    Marine weeds that consist of filaments adhering together by a gelatinous membrane.
    • A. 

      Spirogyra

    • B. 

      Fucus

    • C. 

      Polysiphonia

    • D. 

      All the previous

  • 28. 
    A hemophiliac father and a pure normal mother have a hemophiliac daughter. This daughter may result from the fusion of the following two gametes ---
    • A. 

      A sperm with X-chromosome and an ovum with X-chromosome.

    • B. 

      A sperm with X-chromosome and an ovum lacking sex chromosomes.

    • C. 

      A sperm with X-chromosome and an ovum with XX-chromosomes.

    • D. 

      A sperm lacking sex chromosomes and an ovum with XX-chromosomes.

  • 29. 
    If there are multiple alleles for a gene which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      All the alleles are present at the same time.

    • B. 

      Among the multiple copies, only the dominant ones are expressed.

    • C. 

      Only two alleles are present at a time.

    • D. 

      Only one allele of them is dominant while the rest are all recessive.

  • 30. 
    Division of the body into head, thorax and abdomen is a characteristic of
    • A. 

      Insecta

    • B. 

      Insecta and Arachnida

    • C. 

      Insecta and Crustacea

    • D. 

      Insecta and Myriapoda

  • 31. 
    A chromosomal abnormality that causes a man to have feminine body contours with large breasts, height greater than average, small testes, and infertility is:
    • A. 

      Down syndrome

    • B. 

      XYY syndrome

    • C. 

      Klinefelter syndrome

    • D. 

      Turner syndrome

  • 32. 
    A man of blood group A marries a woman of blood group AB. Which type of progeny would indicate that the man is heterozygous.?
    • A. 

      AB

    • B. 

      A

    • C. 

      O

    • D. 

      B

  • 33. 
    In a dominant sex-linked character where the gene XR dominates the gene Xr. If you know that in the pedigree below the shaded individuals are having the dominant character. Also to know that the members in a square shape are males while those in a circle shape are females. What is the genotype of each of the two members (A) and (B)?
    • A. 

      A is XRY and B is XRXR

    • B. 

      A is XrY and B is XRXr

    • C. 

      A is XRY and B is XRXr

    • D. 

      A is XRY and B is XrXr

  • 34. 
    The graph below represents -----
    • A. 

      Animal 1

    • B. 

      Animal 2

    • C. 

      Animal 3

    • D. 

      Animal 4

  • 35. 
    A colorblind mother and a normal father give birth to a Klinefelter child with normal vision. Where do you think the non-disjunction has taken place?
    • A. 

      1st meiotic division of mother

    • B. 

      2nd meiotic division of the father

    • C. 

      2nd meiotic division of mother

    • D. 

      1st meiotic division of father

  • 36. 
    The three types of class mammals are .....
    • A. 

      Aquatic, terrestrial and aerial

    • B. 

      Pouched, lay eggs and Placental

    • C. 

      Jumping, fast and slow moving.

    • D. 

      Herbivorous, carnivorous and omnivorous.

  • 37. 
    From the antigen-antibody reaction shown below. What is the type of the blood group? 
    • A. 

      A+ve

    • B. 

      A-ve

    • C. 

      B+ve

    • D. 

      B-ve

  • 38. 
    The decrease in white blood cells, results in .......
    • A. 

      The increase in antigen A and antigen B

    • B. 

      The decrease in anti-A and anti-B

    • C. 

      The decrease in antigen A and antigen B

    • D. 

      The increase in anti-A and anti-B

  • 39. 
    Animals must eat other organisms for food, so they are classified as .....
    • A. 

      Heterotrophs

    • B. 

      Autotrophs

    • C. 

      Eukaryotic

    • D. 

      Prokaryotic