Virus Test Haldorson

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 104

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Virus Quizzes & Trivia

This is a 22 question quiz covering classification viruses and the characteristics of life.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is in the correct order?
    • A. 

      Domain, kingdom, class, order, species, family, genus, phylum

    • B. 

      Domain, kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species

    • C. 

      Kingdom, domain, phylum, class, order, family, species, genus

  • 2. 
    A scientific name is typically written in this language.
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      Latin

    • C. 

      English

    • D. 

      Russian

  • 3. 
    A scientific name is written in :
    • A. 

      Bold letters

    • B. 

      Italics

    • C. 

      All capital letters

    • D. 

      Superscript

    • E. 

      Chocolate

  • 4. 
    When classifying organisms, scientists look at the organism's:
    • A. 

      Structure

    • B. 

      Function

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Neither A or B

  • 5. 
    A dichotomous key gives:
    • A. 

      2 descriptions for each step

    • B. 

      3 descriptions for each step

    • C. 

      4 descriptions for each step

    • D. 

      A certain number of steps that depend on how many organisms there are.

  • 6. 
    What is the correct order of events of a virus invasion?
    • A. 

      Attachment, injection, replication, rupture

    • B. 

      Attachment, replication, injection, rupture

    • C. 

      Attachment, rupture, injection, replication.

    • D. 

      Injection, replication, attachment, rupture.

  • 7. 
    What part of the cell does a virus take over?
    • A. 

      Chloroplast

    • B. 

      Mitochondria

    • C. 

      Lysosome

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 8. 
    What part of the virus is injected into the cell?
    • A. 

      DNA

    • B. 

      Protein coat

    • C. 

      Tail

  • 9. 
    HIV:
    • A. 

      Is the bacteria that causes AIDS.

    • B. 

      Is the virus that causes AIDS

    • C. 

      Is something you get from tuberosity

    • D. 

      Is the same as DNA

  • 10. 
    HIV attacks what body system?
    • A. 

      Digestive

    • B. 

      Immune

    • C. 

      Respiratory

    • D. 

      Circulatory

  • 11. 
    A weakened form of a virus that is injected into your body and helps create antibodies is called:
    • A. 

      An antibiotic

    • B. 

      Chemotherapy

    • C. 

      A vaccine

    • D. 

      AZT

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of life?
    • A. 

      Made of cells

    • B. 

      Move

    • C. 

      Reproduce

    • D. 

      Respond to stimuli

    • E. 

      Breathe oxygen

  • 13. 
    What are 2 different forms of asexual reproduction?
    • A. 

      Budding and binary fission

    • B. 

      Pollination and binary fission

    • C. 

      Pollination and budding

    • D. 

      Transfusion and budding

  • 14. 
    When a person yells "boo" and another person jumps, this is an example of:
    • A. 

      Made of cells

    • B. 

      Breathe oxygen

    • C. 

      Respond to stimuli

    • D. 

      Reproduction

  • 15. 
    What an organism looks like, or the parts that it has.
    • A. 

      Structure

    • B. 

      Function

  • 16. 
    What is structure C?
    • A. 

      DNA

    • B. 

      Protein coat

    • C. 

      Tail

  • 17. 
    What is structure B?
    • A. 

      DNA

    • B. 

      Protein coat

    • C. 

      Tail

  • 18. 
    What is structure A?
    • A. 

      DNA

    • B. 

      Protein coat

    • C. 

      Tail

  • 19. 
    Which structure of a virus is used for attachment?
    • A. 

      DNA

    • B. 

      Protein coat

    • C. 

      Tail

  • 20. 
    Which structure protects the virus?
    • A. 

      DNA

    • B. 

      Protein Coat

    • C. 

      Tail

    • D. 

      Super cool invisible force field