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The twisted ladder shape of DNA is called a: Double Helix
89.6%
Double Phosphate
1.3%
Double Bond
2.9%
Double Membrane
1.9%
What does 'DNA' stand for? Deoxyribonucleic acid
80.6%
Deoxynucleic acid
9.1%
Deribonucleic acid
2.8%
Deoxyribonuclear acid
7.1%
Normal human males have which of the following sex chromosome combinations? XY
77.1%
XX
11.3%
XO
2.1%
OO
0.8%
Which of these is the primary protein found in hair? Keratin
72.4%
Collagen
9.8%
Elastin
2.3%
Fibroin
4.5%
All organisms in the kingdom Animalia are: Multicellular and heterotrophic
71.4%
Unicellular and heterotrophic
4.8%
Multicellular and autotrophic
15.5%
Unicellular and autotrophic
3.3%
The number of chromosomes found in an unfertilized human egg cell is: 23
70.8%
12.5
2.8%
46
16.7%
92
2%
A scientific name contains information about its: Genus and species
70.5%
Family and species
10.9%
Phylum and order
7.1%
Class and family
5.3%
Biodiversity is greatest in what biome? Rainforest
69.1%
Taiga
3%
Temperate forest
11%
Savanna
4%
Adenine always pairs with: Thymine
67.9%
Guanine
16.2%
Cytosine
8.9%
Ribose
5.1%
Which biome is characterized by a layer of permafrost? Tundra
62.2%
Taiga
13.5%
Savanna
6.1%
Chaparral
5.5%
The DNA strands are held to each other by: Hydrogen bonds
61.2%
Carbon bonds
15.6%
Glucose
6.8%
Lipids
12.8%
In eukaryotes, the cell cycle is monitored by: Proteins
60.8%
Lipids
16.3%
Carbohydrates
11.3%
Fats
3.2%
What do plants and animals have in common? Both are eukaryotic
56.1%
Both are heterotrophic
20.2%
Both are autotrophic
5.8%
Both are prokaryotic
11.2%
The rungs of the DNA ladder are made of: Base pairs
54.6%
Phosphates and hydrogen
10.4%
Glucose and sugars
10.7%
Sugars and phosphates
21.6%
The current taxonomic classification system was devised by: Linnaeus
53.8%
Aristotle
6%
Plato
5.1%
Darwin
27.6%
Which of the following groups would contain the largest number of organisms? Phylum
52.6%
Class
12.9%
Order
14.4%
Family
14.6%
Which two biomes are the most similar with regard to rainfall? Tundra and desert
40.8%
Tundra and taiga
16.1%
Rainforest and savanna
18.2%
Temperate forest and prairie
12.7%
Which of the following animals have incisors that continue to grow its entire life? Hamster
33.8%
Elephant
15.5%
Walrus
31.9%
Rhinoceros
8%
Which of the following groups contains mammals that lay eggs? Monotreme
32.4%
Marsupial
32.1%
Chiroptera
16.8%
Rodentia
9.3%
Which order of mammals has the largest number of species? Rodentia
25.4%
Chiroptera
4.4%
Carnivora
21.7%
Insectivora
38.5%
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