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Biodiversity Quiz


a species that is not native to a particular region

A. endemic

B. exotic

C. endangered

D. extinct

Which of the following protists contain chloroplasts and are therefore autotrophic?
A. Euglena
B. Amoeba
C. Paramecium
D. Slime Mold

Which letter points to the spore producing structures of a mushroom?
A. B
B. A
C. C
D. D

the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat or ecosystem

A. biodiversity

B. demography

C. carrying capacity

D. poaching

Which of following is NOT example of bacteria?

A. S. aureus

B. Chlamydomonas sp.

C. Nitrosomonas sp.

D. Lactobacillus sp.

All answers listed below are true about bacteria EXCEPT

A. all are prokaryotes

B. all are unicellular

C. all are harmful

D. all do not have nucleus

All protists are __________________________.
A. Prokaryotic
B. Eukaryotic
C. Unicellular
D. Multicellular

Which two kingdoms are entirely multicellular?
A. Animalia and Plantae
B. Animalia and Protista
C. Protista and Plantae

Which of the following is the mode of digestion for fungi?

A. Photosynthetic

B. Chemotrophic

C. Saprophytic

D. Holozoic

Most conifers have separate male and female reproductive parts on the same tree. This condition is referred to as

A. monoecious

B. dioecious

C. homosporous

D. heterosporous

Angiosperms are the most successful terrestrial plants. Which of these features is unique to them and helps account for their success?

A. Dominant gametophytes

B. Fruits enclosing seeds

C. Embryos enclosed within seed coats

D. Sperm cells without flagella

Which of the following statements are TRUE about organisms in the Domain Bacteria?

I. Consist of bacteria and archaebacteria

II. Some are photoautotrophs

III. Genetic material is associated with histone protein

IV. Membrane-enclosed organelles are not present

A. I and II

B. I and III

C. II and III

D. II and IV

Hyphae is filamentous body plan (long, branched, thread-like cells). There are two types of hyphae;septate and aseptate. How are they differ from another?

A. Septate is not divided by crosswall while aseptate is divided by crosswall.

B. Septate is divided by crosswall while aseptate is not divided by crosswall.

What is the tangled, underground network of hyphae that makes up the largest portion of a fungus?
A. Mycelium
B. Basidia
C. Gills
D. Fruiting Body

Penicillium sp. belongs to

A. Ascomycota

B. Zygomycota

C. Basidiomycota

D. Apicomplexa

The ecosystem approach to conservation is partly based on the idea that:

A. a healthy biosphere requires intact ecosystems.

B. human needs are of secondary importance.

the breaking of habitats into smaller pieces is called…

A. habitat division

B. habitat pollution

C. habitat corruption

D. habitat fragmentation

Why Hibiscus sp. are considered more advanced compared to Pinus sp.?

A. Xylem consists of vessel and tracheid

B. Reproduction by producing seeds

C. Phloem consists of sieve tube

D. Has true roots, stem and leaves

Why is biodiversity important to ecosystems?

A. It helps populations adapt to ecological changes.

B. It increases at each level of the food chain.

All statements below is true about gymnosperms EXCEPT

A. heterosporous

B. seed does not enclosed within ovary

C. non-vascular plants

D. less dependent on water for fertilization

Agaricus sp. belongs to

A. Ascomycota

B. Zygomycota

C. Basidiomycota

D. Apicomplexa

Mosses and liverworts are called non-vascular plant because

A. they lack motile sperm

B. they lack seed

C. they lack vascular tissue

D. they lack true roots, stems and leaves

Biologists put extra effort into protecting these because they have many species living in them.
A. Cities
B. Biodiversity Hotspots
C. Farms
D. Conservation stations

Which of the following statements show characteristics of Sulfolobus sp.?

I. The cell walls do not contain peptidoglycan.

II. There are no membrane-enclosed organelles within their cytoplasm.

III. Their DNA consist of histone proteins.

IV. Their membrane lipid has unbranched hydrocarbon chain that linked by ether linkage

A. I, II and III

B. II, III and IV

C. I, II and IV

D. I, III and IV

This plant is classified under

A. Bryophytes

B. Pteridophytes

C. Gymnoperms

D. Angiosperms


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