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Can you name the answers to these biology questions?

Updated Jan 11, 2016

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Botany
What is the process plants use to make their own food? 
What are the pores plants use to control gas exchange called? 
Which plant type obtains nutrients trapping and consuming animals? 
Which plant type produces seeds with two embryonic leaves? 
Which cells give pears their gritty texture? 
Ecology
Which term is used to describe species with no currently living members? 
What is the name of the line used when sampling to estimate the number and distribution of organisms in a given area? 
What term is used to describe the number of different species in a given ecological community? 
What term describes organisms such as lichens that colonize previously disrupted or damaged ecosystems? 
What does Simpson's Index measure? 
Anatomy
Which organs filter urea from the blood? 
What is the largest blood vessel in the body? 
Where are the islets of Langerhans located? 
Which cells insulate the axon portions of neurons? 
Which lobe of the brain is responsible for memory and speech? 
Genetics
Where is the majority of DNA stored in a eukaryotic cell? 
How many pairs of chromosomes does each human body cell have? 
Which term is used to refer to alternative forms of a gene? 
Which heat-stable enzyme is used to replicate DNA during PCR? 
Which nucleotide sequences are removed from genes during RNA splicing?  
Microbiology
Which cell division process results in two genetically identical cells? 
Which single-celled organisms were once thought of solely as extremophiles and classified as bacteria? 
What does the 'E' stand for in E. coli? 
Which infectious agents do not contain nucleic acids? 
What method can be used to identify bacteria that contain high levels of peptidoglycan? 
Zoology
Which land mammal has the longest gestation period? 
What is entomology the study of? 
Which order do humans belong to? 
Which class do scorpions belong to? 
What term describes organisms that leave the nest shortly after birth or hatching? 

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