Biology General Knowledge

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What is the largest artery in the human body?
Aorta
Which animal has the scientific name of Homo sapiens?
Human
In Gallicolumba luzonica , which is the genus?
Gallicolumba
How many chambers does the human heart have?
4
Animal:Fauna::Plant:___
flora
What do vertebrates have that invertebrates don't?
vertebra
This transport tissue found in vascular plants transport water from the roots to the other parts of the plant.
xylem
Which part of the female reproductive system is solely dedicated for pleasure?
clitoris
Which of the following is totipotent: Stem Cell, Sperm Cell, or Fat Cell?
stem cell
What is the topmost layer of the skin?
epidermis
What is the reverse process of photosynthesis?
cellular respiration
Where are growth hormones produced?
pituitary gland
Ichthyology is the study of ___?
fish
What does the large intestine primarily absorb?
water
Who is this philosopher regarded as the father of Biology?
Aristotle
What is the driest biome?
desert
Marsupials (pouched animals) are endemic to this continent.
Australia
According to US textbooks, how many kingdoms are there?
6
These are specialized cells transmitting nerve impulses.
neurons
What part of neurons speeds up the transmission of impulses?
myelin sheath
5 Comments
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Level 54
Dec 5, 2019
"How many chambers does the heart have?"

Should specify this is referring to human hearts. Amphibians have 3 chambers.

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Level 25
Mar 25, 2022
australia isnt a continent ?!
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Level 43
Jan 1, 2024
i mean in many other school textbooks in different countries, australia is mentioned as a continent
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Level 44
Nov 7, 2022
marsupials aren't endemic to australia.
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Level 25
Mar 11, 2023
oceania? not australia?