Biodiversity MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

11. All living cells contain DNA. In the cells of plants and mammals, DNA is located in the

  1. nucleus
  2. vacuoles
  3. cytoplasm
  4. mitochondria

12. The inherited material that is responsible for variation in all organisms is DNA, which stands for

  1. delicate nucleus assist
  2. denitro acetaminaphen
  3. donornucleic acid
  4. desoxyribonucleic acid

13. When a female cell (egg) is penetrated by a male cell (sperm) this occurs

  1. cleavage
  2. pollination
  3. fertilization
  4. specialization

14. Cross-fertilization occurs when a pollen grain

  1. from one plant fertilizes the plant it belongs to
  2. is not able to pollinate another plant
  3. from one plant fertilizes a different plant
  4. is carried by the wind, water or animal to another plant

15. To better understand variation; scientists explore the characteristics, which are passed on from generation to generation within a species. Those characteristics that are passed on from generation to generation are

  1. inherited
  2. non-inherited
  3. genetic
  4. non-genetic

16. This type of characteristic, eye color, is considered to be

  1. inherited
  2. non-inherited
  3. genetic
  4. non-genetic

17. Although the same species may have the same basic structure, variations exist within the same species. Variations among members of a population are referred to as

  1. biotic diversity
  2. species diversity
  3. genetic diversity
  4. living diversity

18. Biotic and abiotic things interact within the same environment. An example of an abiotic part of an environment is

  1. flowers
  2. water
  3. grass
  4. insects

19. Closely related species have the same genus name, but different species names. This makes for identification based on

  1. structure
  2. coloring
  3. habitat
  4. names

20. A single gene is an uninterrupted segment of DNA, which contains coded instructions for the cell. Genes are located in the

  1. cytoplasm
  2. globules
  3. helical strands
  4. chromosomes
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