Biology Practice Questions

1. The movement of food through the intestines is known as:

A. Peristalsis
B. Ileum translation
C. Microvilli propulsion
D. Flexure propulsion

2. The enzyme maltase does the following:

A. Breaks down lactose to glucose
B. Turns glucose into maltose
C. Breaks down maltose to glucose
D. Turns glucose into lactose

3. High levels of bilirubin in the blood stream can result in:

A. Uric acid overexposure
B. Jaundice
C. Bile salt production
D. Hepatic mutation

4. _____ reactions produce heat.

A. Endothermic
B. Exothermic
C. Hydrogen
D. Buffered

5. Which of the following is not considered a primary color of light?

A. Green
B. Blue
C. Red
D. Yellow

6. The two bones found in the area between the knee and ankle in humans are known as:

A. Femur and Tibia
B. Fibula and Tibia
C. Ulna and Tibia
D. Radius and Tibia

Answer Key
1. A
2. C
3. B
4. B
5. D
6. B

Last Updated: 07/05/2018

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