Quiz: You'll Only Get 10/15 On This Quiz If You Remember Basic Biology

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How well do you know the inner workings of living things?

This fun trivia quiz contains questions about human anatomy and about the classification of plants, animals, and other living things.

 Oct 27, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

Which type of blood cells have nuclei?
red blood cells
leukocytes (white blood cells)
platelets

2 of 15Pick your answer!

Jaundice (yellow discoloration of skin and eyes) is often a symptom of _________ disease.
liver
cardiovascular
lung

3 of 15Pick your answer!

Which category includes seaweed?
vascular plants
fungi
algae

4 of 15Pick your answer!

Which category includes broccoli and cabbage?
cruciferous vegetables
tubers
legumes

5 of 15Pick your answer!

Cherries and peaches are __________.
citrus fruits
berries
drupes

6 of 15Pick your answer!

Which category includes spiders?
gastropods
arthropods
echinoderms

7 of 15Pick your answer!

Which hormone do pregnancy tests measure?
human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG)
estrogen
progesterone

8 of 15Pick your answer!

Charles Richard Drew's lifesaving innovation was to give blood transfusions consisting only of _________.
platelets
blood plasma
white blood cells

9 of 15Pick your answer!

You can tell which vegetables contain chlorophyll because of their _________.
sour taste
crunchy texture
green color

10 of 15Pick your answer!

Which organelle is found in plant cells but not in animal cells?
Golgi apparatus
nucleus
cell wall

11 of 15Pick your answer!

In humans, gametes (sperm and egg cells) are unlike other cells in that they _________.
have half as many chromosomes
do not have nuclei
can differentiate into other cells

12 of 15Pick your answer!

Which group of animals is warm-blooded?
reptiles
birds
amphibians

13 of 15Pick your answer!

Which types of animals are most likely to aestivate (similar to hibernation, but in the summer)?
rodents
snakes and crocodiles
migratory birds

14 of 15Pick your answer!

The Tasmanian devil is a type of _________.
bear
marsupial
rodent

15 of 15Pick your answer!

Platypuses and echidnae are the only types of modern mammals that _________.
live more than 100 years on average
can reproduce asexually
can lay eggs
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