Biology is the study of living organisms and in order to understand anatomy and physiology a nurse must first grasp the science of biology. While you may not use your knowledge of biology directly every day, biology serves as a prerequisite before moving on to to other sciences such as anatomy, physiology, and microbiology.

1. Which famous scientist introduced the idea of natural selection?
2. A person who studies biology is known as a?
3. Botany is the study of?
4. Can frogs live in salt water?
5. True or false? The common cold is caused by a virus.
6. Animals which eat both plants and other animals are known as what?
7. Bacterial infections in humans can be treated with what?
8. A single piece of coiled DNA is known as a?
9. A group of dog offspring is known as a?
10. The area of biology devoted to the study of fungi is known as?
11. What is the name of the process used by plants to convert sunlight into food?
12. The death of every member of a particular species is known as what?
13. The process of pasteurization is named after which famous French microbiologist?
14. True or false? A salamander is a warm blooded animal?
15. A change of the DNA in an organism that results in a new trait is known as a?



Biology Quiz Answers


1. Charles Darwin
2. Biologist
3. Plants
4. No
5. True
6. Omnivores
7. Antibiotics
8. Chromosome
9. Litter
10. Mycology
11. Photosynthesis
12. Extinction
13. Louis Pasteur
14. False
15. Mutation


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