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Make Bill Nye Proud By Passing This High School Biology Quiz

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  1. Why do scientists use the scientific method?

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    To support or contradict a theory

    They collect evidence, conduct experiments, and try to draw conclusions!

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  2. Which of the following is part of a plant cell but NOT an animal cell?

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    Cell wall

    The cell wall provides structure, protection, and support.

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  3. Which of the following is NOT an example of an abiotic factor?

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    Fungi

    Abiotic factors are nonliving aspects of an environment.

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  4. Mitosis produces ____, whereas Meiosis produces ____.

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    two diploid somatic cells; four haploid gametes

    Mitosis produces identical, somatic, diploid cells. Meiosis produces varied, haploid sex cells.

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  5. What is the purpose of a Punnett square?

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    To predict genotype

    A Punnett square is an easy way to determine the expected genotypes of offspring.

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  6. Who is regarded as the Father of Genetics?

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    Gregor Mendel

    Mendel used pea plants to figure out the principles of heredity.

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  7. What function do ribosomes play in a cell?

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    Make proteins

    Ribosomes are organelles that are in charge of making proteins.

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  8. Alleles can be either:

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    Dominant or recessive

    Alleles can either be dominant or recessive and this determines how your genetic makeup impacts your physical traits and what traits you can pass down.

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  9. Which of the following is NOT a eukaryotic cell?

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    Bacterial cell

    Plants, animals, fungi, and protozoa have eukaryotic cells.

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  10. What does the endocrine system produce?

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    Hormones

    The endocrine system produces and secretes hormones which lead to numerous functions in the body.

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