Test Your General Biology Knowledge

I have created this Basic Biology Quiz for two reasons: 1) To allow you to test your knowledge; and 2) For entertainment! Go ahead. Take the quiz. I won't tell anyone how you did... Unless you want me to!

So, you think you remember sufficient biology to maybe win on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire"? Well, I won't be able to give you a million, but I hope you have some fun, and remember some random biological facts that you can entertain your friends with.

Created by: Shirin
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1. The energy used by living beings on the earth to feed, move, and reproduce all comes from what original source?
The Sun
The Soil
Water
Wind
2. Which of the following is composed of nervous tissue?
The heart.
The spinal cord.
The liver.
The skin.
3. In many invertebrates, especially flatworms, ovaries and testes occur in the same animal. They are called:
Bisexuals
Hermaphrodites
Aphrodities
Asexuals
4. Which of the following is not a part of an animal cell?
Mitochondria
Cell membranes
Cell walls
Cytoplasm
5. What is the main function of mitochondria?
To generate most of the cell's supply of chemical energy
To ingests and destroys foreign matter.
To to process and package the proteins and lipids that are made by the cell
To carry the genetic information for the creation of new cells.
6. In almost every species of mammals, the female is only receptive to mating during a certain time of year. This period is called:
Allopatrium.
Diapause.
Estrus.
Menopause.
7. An animal that eats only meat is called:
Herbivore.
Carnivore.
Ambivore.
Atkins.
8. What is a gizzard?
A muscular digestive organ, often containing small stones to help grind food
A specialized respiratory organ used to produce sound
A hollow lymphoid organ where B lymphocytes mature
A type of lizard.
9. The key organelle in photosynthesis is the:
Chloroplast.
Chlorophyll.
Vesicle.
Mitochondria.
10. Antibiotics cure viral infections.
True.
False.
11. There is no evidence to prove the theory of evolution.
True.
False.

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