Biodiversity MCQs

Biodiversity MCQs

Try to answer these Biodiversity MCQs and check your understanding of the Biodiversity subject. Scroll down and let's begin!

1: An organism that exhibits a head with sensory equipment and a brain probably also ________.

A.   Has a coelom

B.   Is diploblastic

C.   Is bilaterally symmetrical

D.   Is segmented

2: Hot spots are usually chosen for nature preserves because they _____.

A.   Greater than its reproductive rate

B.   Reduced genetic diversity.

C.   Save habitat for threatened and endangered species

D.   Habitat alteration, fragmentation, and destruction

3: The so called climax vegetation refers to the ____ in an area

A.   Original vegetation

B.   Shedding snow

C.   Dark-colored

D.   None of these

4: Species diversity is highest when ________.

A.   Species richness is high and relative abundance is evenly distributed

B.   Human population size will continue to increase

C.   Biodiversity hot spot

D.   None of these

5: The term judaization refers to the trend in recent years of the ________.

A.   Declining importance of the Judaic religion and cultural traits

B.   Increasing importance of the Judaic religion and cultural traits

C.   Declining importance of the Judaic religion and the increasing significance of Jewish cultural traits

D.   Declining importance of Jewish cultural traits and the increasing significance of the Judaic religion

6: The giant panda is considered to be a _________________ species.

A.   Keystone

B.   Umbrella

C.   Flagship

D.   Indicator

E.   Principal

A.   Phenotypic variation

B.   Microevolution

C.   Macroevolution

D.   Artificial selection

8: The branch of biology that explains both the diversity and the unity of life is ______.

A.   Microbiology

B.   Taxonomy

C.   Evolution

D.   Genetics

9: The evolution of the eohippus into the modern day horse is an example of _____.

A.   Character change

B.   Stasis

C.   Extinction

D.   Metamorphosis

10: High levels of biodiversity in the rainforest have resulted in _______.

A.   Low levels of competition for resources

B.   Generalist organisms able to thrive in many environments

C.   Optimal conditions for life to exist

D.   Organisms specialized for living in a particular niche

11: The australian tropics are home to ___ species of monkeys

A.   Zero

B.   1 (By self)

C.   2 (by self)

D.   5 (by self)