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Biology Quiz chap 1-2

Name:____________________

1. The following are characteristics of a living organism, except


A. Excretion
B. Nutrition
C. Circulation
D. Respiration
2. A student was walking along a road when he saw an object under a tree. When the student
touched the object it changed colour, rolled over and divided into two.
Which characteristics of living organisms has the object shown?
A excretion movement nutrition
B growth reproduction sensitivity
C movement reproduction respiration
D movement reproduction sensitivity
3. Which type of living animal has a rough, dry, scaly skin?
A amphibian
B fish
C mammal
D reptile
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5. Which structure contains genes?


A. The cell membrane of an animal cell
B. The cytoplasm of the animal cell

C. The nucleus of a plant cell


D. The vacuole of a plant cell
6. In which part of the cell do carbon dioxide and water combine to form glucose (food
making).

7. The diagram shows an animal whose scientific name is Loxodonta africana.

To which species does it belong?


A africana
B Loxodonta
C mammal
D vertebrate
8. Which of the parts would not be found in a cell from the root?
A chloroplast
B cell wall
C cytoplasm
D vacuole
9. What is a cytoplasm?
A. A fluid like space
B. A jelly like substance
C. A surrounding wall
D. A green disc
10. Which one of the following best describes the function of a cell membrane?
(a) It keeps the cell in shape.
(b) It controls the substances entering and leaving the cell.
(c) It controls the substances entering the cell.
(d) It supports the cell structures.
11.Below are the true for plant cell wall
i)
Partially permeable
ii)
Made of cellulose
iii)
Helps maintain shape of cells
iv)
Controls what goes in and out of cell

A.
B.
C.
D.

i, ii and iii only


ii, iii and iv only
ii and iii only
iii and iv only

12.The following are organs except


A. Muscle
B. Heart
C. Stomach
D. Liver
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A.
B.
C.
D.

According to the binomial system,


how should a human be named?
Homo Sapiens
Homo sapiens
homo Sapiens
homo sapiens

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20.What is the function of ribosomes?


A. To provide energy
B. To absorb and store protein
C. To produce protein
D. Act as a powerhouse of the cell