Carib Quiz - Biology
1. Question

Anaerobic respiration takes place:

2. Question

Asexual reproduction produces:

3. Question

In hot conditions the surface blood vessels in the skin undergo vasodilation. This allows:

4. Question

The scientific name of an organism is derived from its:

5. Question

Which of the following is NOT found dissolved in plasma?

6. Question

Which of the following are natural barriers to infection?
Ⅰ tears
Ⅱ skin
Ⅲ stomach acid
Ⅳ mucus

7. Question

In an ecosystem a population is:

8. Question

In the diagram of a section through a synovial joint, the part labelled X represents the:

9. Question

Plants make growth movements in response to all of the following stimuli EXCEPT for:

10. Question

Crossing two brown mice produced an offspring with a black coat.Which of the following statements MUST be correct?
Ⅰ Brown coat is dominant to black.
Ⅱ The brown mice were heterozygous for coat colour.
Ⅲ The black mouse was homozygous for coat colour.
Ⅳ Crossing a black mouse with another black mouse could produce a brown offspring.

11. Question

Which one of the following diagrams illustrates short-sightedness?

(F = Focal point)

12. Question

In a plant cell, turgor is caused by:

13. Question

Vegetables like cauliflower, cabbage and broccoli have been bred from the original wild brassica plant by:

14. Question

Which one of the following is the best way to measure growth of an organism?

15. Question

The following are all features of insect-pollinated flowers EXCEPT for:

16. Question

Which of the following conditions is NOT caused by a poor diet?

17. Question

Seeds are dispersed from the parent plant:

18. Question

AIDS is a killer disease because:

19. Question

A species of mouse has 32 chromosomes in its muscle cells.What will be the numbers of chromosomes in the mouse′s skin cells and sperm cells?

20. Question

Which one of the following structures is responsible for controlling entry and exit of materials into and out of the cell?

21. Question

The part of the brain that processes information from the sense organs is the:

22. Question

The correct pathway of water through a plant is:

23. Question

All of the following are possible consequences of global warming EXCEPT for:

24. Question

Leaves are thin and flat:

25. Question

A student observed a plant cell through a microscope and made an accurate drawing of the cell. If her drawing was 80 mm in diameter and had a magnification of ×2000, what was the real diameter of the cell?

26. Question

Single-celled organisms do not need a transport system because:

27. Question

75 g of freshly dug soil was placed in an oven at 105 ℃ for 24 hours. It was allowed to cool, then reweighed. If the final mass of the dry soil was 66 g, what was the % water content of the original soil sample?

28. Question

Vaccination causes a person′s immune system to produce:

29. Question

Which of the following is NOT a way in which infectious diseases can be transmitted?

30. Question

Which one of the following is NOT a function of the placenta?

31. Question

Which one of the following taxonomic groups contains the greatest number of organisms?

32. Question

Decomposers are important in the process of decay because:

33. Question

Osmosis is:

34. Question

Which one of the following is NOT a reflex action?

35. Question

An enzyme which has an optimum pH of 3 will function best in the:

36. Question

When a person who has diabetes injects himself with insulin it:

37. Question

A lack of vitamin D in the diet causes:

38. Question

Which of the following statements about photosynthesis is NOT true?

39. Question

The main taxonomic groups in order, starting with the largest, are:

40. Question

Which one of the following is NOT an inherited disorder?

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