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The twisted ladder shape of DNA is called a: Double Helix
93.6%
Double Phosphate
0.8%
Double Bond
1.5%
Double Membrane
1%
What does 'DNA' stand for? Deoxyribonucleic acid
82.3%
Deoxynucleic acid
9.2%
Deribonucleic acid
2.5%
Deoxyribonuclear acid
5.8%
Normal human males have which of the following sex chromosome combinations? XY
81.7%
XX
10.3%
XO
1.7%
OO
0.4%
Which of these is the primary protein found in hair? Keratin
77.9%
Collagen
9.9%
Elastin
1.5%
Fibroin
3.4%
Biodiversity is greatest in what biome? Rainforest
77.6%
Taiga
1.8%
Temperate forest
9.7%
Savanna
2.5%
A scientific name contains information about its: Genus and species
75.3%
Family and species
10.1%
Phylum and order
5.9%
Class and family
4.2%
All organisms in the kingdom Animalia are: Multicellular and heterotrophic
75.1%
Unicellular and heterotrophic
3.3%
Multicellular and autotrophic
15.5%
Unicellular and autotrophic
2.4%
The number of chromosomes found in an unfertilized human egg cell is: 23
73.3%
12.5
2.2%
46
17.5%
92
1.7%
Which biome is characterized by a layer of permafrost? Tundra
72.1%
Taiga
13%
Savanna
3.2%
Chaparral
3.6%
Adenine always pairs with: Thymine
64.6%
Guanine
20.6%
Cytosine
9.5%
Ribose
4.4%
In eukaryotes, the cell cycle is monitored by: Proteins
62.9%
Lipids
17.2%
Carbohydrates
11.1%
Fats
3%
The rungs of the DNA ladder are made of: Base pairs
60.3%
Phosphates and hydrogen
8.5%
Glucose and sugars
11.1%
Sugars and phosphates
18.5%
The current taxonomic classification system was devised by: Linnaeus
59.5%
Aristotle
4.2%
Plato
3.3%
Darwin
27.8%
The DNA strands are held to each other by: Hydrogen bonds
57.4%
Carbon bonds
18.9%
Glucose
7.1%
Lipids
14.1%
Which of the following groups would contain the largest number of organisms? Phylum
53.4%
Class
12.6%
Order
18.3%
Family
11.6%
What do plants and animals have in common? Both are eukaryotic
51.4%
Both are heterotrophic
25.3%
Both are autotrophic
6.4%
Both are prokaryotic
12%
Which two biomes are the most similar with regard to rainfall? Tundra and desert
49.8%
Tundra and taiga
17%
Rainforest and savanna
14.3%
Temperate forest and prairie
11.1%
Which of the following animals have incisors that continue to grow its entire life? Hamster
36.1%
Elephant
15.6%
Walrus
36.2%
Rhinoceros
5.1%
Which of the following groups contains mammals that lay eggs? Monotreme
34.2%
Marsupial
35.1%
Chiroptera
18%
Rodentia
6.5%
Which order of mammals has the largest number of species? Rodentia
28.4%
Chiroptera
3.5%
Carnivora
17.1%
Insectivora
44.4%

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