Basic Quiz

Ready to test your knowledge against our basic biology quiz?

The quiz contains 20 biology questions. It’s not an official test but simply a nice chance for you to find out how well you know some of the basics of biology. Each question is worth one point and there is no time limit.

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1) What is a special characteristic of cyanobacteria?

2) What kingdom of life do humans belong to?

3) What are “living things” technically called?

4) What is MRS GREN?

5) Approximately, how long have organisms been evolving on Earth?

6) Which of these animals is not a reptile?

7) Archaea were originally found in which of these environments?

8) Under the process of natural selection, which individuals are most likely to survive and reproduce?

9) Biology is the study of what?

10) What are the three domains of life?

11) What is the difference between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells

12) What does ‘N’ stand for in MRS GREN

13) What are the basic biological units that allow traits to be passed from parents to offspring?

14) How much of a father’s genetic material is passed to each of his offspring?

15) What does DNA stand for?

16) What is ‘excretion’?

17) What are the four molecules of life?

18) Why is Charles Darwin arguably the most significant biologist of all-time?

19) What is a distinguishing feature of the cells of organisms from the domain Eukaryota?

20) What are the basic units of life?

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