Can You Pass High School Grade Biology?

Welcome! This is a quiz that tests your knowledge on biology at the high school level. The quiz has 40 questions, and includes subtopics such as scientific method, biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, evolution, microbiology, and ecology. Keep in mind that this quiz isn't a definitive test of your knowledge, and should be taken more as a refresher.

The questions are multiple-choice, each with a single correct answer. Each question has four answer choices. Most questions are defining specific terms, and what their purpose is in biology.

Created by: Shach
  1. Biology is the scientific study of?
  2. What is a hypothesis?
  3. Which scientific tool would be most useful for measuring how sunlight effects plant growth?
  4. A biology student recording a population of rabbits overtime would likely use which type of graph?
  5. An entomologist conducts an experiment testing how the species of insect consumed by Venus fly traps affect their growth. What is the independent variable in this experiment?
  6. Which is the following is NOT a characteristic of life?
  7. Which of the following is an example of a carbohydrate?
  8. Which of the macromolecules below monomer is amino acids?
  9. What is the purpose of enzymes?
  10. What are the three reactants of photosynthesis?
  11. Which of the following is a product of cellular respiration?
  12. Which of the following is a principle of cell theory?
  13. What component is found in all cells?
  14. Which of the following is a unicellular organism?
  15. Which organelle produces proteins for the cell?
  16. Which of the following terms refers to passive movement of water in and out of the cell?
  17. Where are chromosomes found inside of a cell?
  18. What is the first stage of Mitosis?
  19. Which organelle is responsible for separating chromosomes during Mitosis?
  20. What are the 4 nitrogenous bases of DNA?
  21. A codon is consistent of how many nucleotides?
  22. Which of the following best describes the purpose of tRNA?
  23. Which of the following sequences correctly transcribes the sequence ATCG from DNA to RNA?
  24. Which of the following best defines an allele?
  25. Which of the following genotypes is homozygous dominant?
  26. What type of chart shows the possibility of phenotypes in offspring?
  27. Physical features in organisms that share a common ancestor, but do not share the same purpose is what type of structure?
  28. Which of the following laws supports older fossils being found deeper in the Earth's crust?
  29. All multicellular organisms have a similar initial stage of development, also known as a(n)?
  30. Similarities in the DNA of two separate species can prove what about the two species?
  31. Which historic figure proposed the theory of evolution by natural selection?
  32. Organisms with traits better suited for their environment produce more offspring. This statement best describes which of the following terms?
  33. Which of the following best describes how new species are developed?
  34. What is the difference between a virus and a bacteria?
  35. Why do viruses require host cells in order to reproduce?
  36. Bacteria from a rat carrying an infectious disease is extracted, and injected into another rat. In order to support germ theory, what would have to happen to the second rat?
  37. A population is defined as a group of?
  38. A fungi drawing water and nutrients from a tree is an example of which interaction?
  39. What trophic level is an autotrophic organism that produces its own energy?
  40. Years after a volcanic eruption wipes out all vegetation in a forest, lichens become the first organisms to grow in the area. What type of succession is this an example of?

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