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 are the four molecules of life?

2) What is ‘excretion’?

3) What are “living things” technically called?

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

5) What kingdom of life do humans belong to?

6) What is the difference between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells

7) Which of these animals is not a reptile?

8) What are the basic units of life?

9) What are the three domains of life?

10) Biology is the study of what?

11) What does DNA stand for?

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

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

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

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

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

17) What is MRS GREN?

18) What is a special characteristic of cyanobacteria?

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

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


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