Thursday, 9 March 2017

General Science Quiz 14 - Biology Quiz

Here is a set of ten questions from the living world. Some of them may not be familiar to you.




1. On which plants to the cochineal insects live?
Acanthus
Fennel
Cacti
Coriander

2. In biology, what is the term used to refer to those species in which the young are incapable of moving around on their own soon after hatching or being born?
Altricial
Precocial
Nidifugous
Nidicolous

3. Book lung is a type of respiratory organ found in
Spiders
Crabs
Insects
Fishes

4. Which organism is known as 'Portuguese man-of-war' and 'floating terror'?
Tubularia
Physalia
Hydra
Obelia

5. What is the process of shedding the old skin (in reptiles) or casting off the outer cuticle (in insects and other arthropods) called?
Decerebration
Autotomy
Ecdysis
Desquamation

6. Malacology is the branch of zoology that deals with
Mollusca
Marine animals
Mammals
Marine ecosystem

7. What is the application of biological methods and systems found in nature to the study and design of engineering systems and modern technology called?
Bioinformatics
Biomimicy
Bionics
Biomechanics

8. Pterylosis and ptilosis are associated with which one of the following?
Birds
Fishes
Snakes
Human

9. The birds that leave the nest shortly after hatching or birth are called
Nidicolous
Precocial
Nidifugous
Altricial

10. Name the apparatus for measuring increase or rate of growth in plants
Potometer
Auxanometer
Auxometer
Barometer

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