Biodiversity MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

31. Plants or animals that can reproduce asexually and sexually include the following

  1. garden worms and slugs
  2. aphids and sponges
  3. prairie cord grass
  4. identical to parent plants every other generation

32. Parthenogenesis, meaning virgin birth in Greek, is the term used to describe the process that transforms unfertilized eggs into mature organisms. Bees are a good example, where unfertilized eggs become

  1. male workers
  2. female workers
  3. queen bees
  4. male drones

33. The distribution of species on the Earth is not even. The area around the equator is where the most diverse plant species exists. This makes for the greatest biological diversity in tropical

  1. tundra
  2. deserts
  3. rainforests
  4. grasslands

34. Fungi, algae, moulds and non-flowering plants reproduce by producing

  1. spores
  2. buds
  3. seeds
  4. tubers

35. The most likely alien form of reproduction would be these because they can be dormant for long periods of time and can survive in space

  1. spores
  2. buds
  3. seeds
  4. tubers

36. The Science of Genetics is the study of how these types of characteristics are passed on from generation to generation

  1. meiotic
  2. observable
  3. symmetrical
  4. heritable

37. A single fetus that grew into a full size human from one sperm cell was a hypothesis held by scientists until the

  1. microscope was improved
  2. first MRI was built
  3. telescope was invented
  4. DNA model was developed

38. The entire collection of the many different types of organisms on the Earth is called

  1. Biological Diversity
  2. A World of Animals
  3. The Living Kingdoms
  4. The Living Ecosystem

39. In a class activity students recorded the results of Left Thumb on top vs Right Thumb on top. The data they collected indicated that ‘hand-clasping preference’ was

  1. discrete
  2. isolated
  3. unrelated
  4. continuous

40. Sexual reproduction in plants and animals relies on the union of 2 specialized cells called

  1. embryos
  2. gametes
  3. zygotes
  4. stamens
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