60+ Biology Trivia Questions for Kids

60+ Biology Trivia Questions for Kids

Trivia questions are a good way to not only assess the existing knowledge of kids but also to provide them with new information. A good Biology Tuition Teacher From Smiletutor is also a good way to enhance the knowledge base of the school children.

We have compiled a list of some 60+ biology trivia questions with answers in an attempt to let the kids check their subject knowledge in Biology and also to learn new things. The list is a mix of Q&A, MCQs, true/false and fill-the-blank types.

  1. A single piece of coiled DNA is known as?


  2. Botany is the study of?


  3. Ozone hole refers to?

    Decrease in thickness of ozone layer in stratosphere

  4. The process of pasteurization is named after which famous French microbiologist?

    Louis Pasteur

  5. True or false? A salamander is a warm blooded animal?


  6. Plants receive their nutrients mainly from __


  7. Which famous scientist introduced the idea of natural selection?

    Charles Darwin

  8. Plants absorb most part of water needed by them through their__

    Root hairs

  9. Photosynthesis takes place faster in?

    White light

  10. Mumps is a disease caused by __


  11. Poison glands of snakes are homologous to __

    Salivary glands of vertebrates

  12. O2 released in the process of photosynthesis comes from __


  13. N2 content is kept constant in the biosphere due to __

    Nitrogen cycle

  14. Potato is a modified form (outgrowth) of __


  15. Plants wilt due to excess of __


  16. Animals which eat both plants and other animals are known as what?


  17. A person who studies biology is known as a?


  18. Do frogs live in salt water?


  19. True or false? The common cold is caused by a virus.


  20. Bacterial infections in humans can be treated with what?


  21. A group of dog offspring is known as a?


  22. The area of biology devoted to the study of fungi is known as?


  23. The death of every member of a particular species is known as what?


  24. A change of the DNA in an organism that results in a new trait is known as a?


  25. Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable?

    A fruit

  26. What is the world's tallest grass?

    Bamboo. Some species reach up to 39 meters in height.

  27. What is the longest type of cell in the body?

    The nerve cell (neuron).

  28. What is Xylem?

    The hollow woody tissue in plants that carries water and minerals from the roots to throughout the entire plant

  29. What is a Pyrogen?

    A substance that causes fever.

  30. Which organ in the human body pumps blood?


  31. Which organ is not used during digestion?


  32. Which of the organ is important in releasing digestive enzymes and insulin?


  33. What is the name given to the female sex cell that can be fertilized by a male sperm cell?


  34. What is the name of the tube that carries blood to the heart?


  35. What type of gas is provided by trees and helps us to breathe?


  36. Which type of Japanese tree is very small and grown in a pot?

    Bonsai tree

  37. Besides light, what do trees and flowers require to grow


  38. What type of substance is produced by flowers and sometimes causes hay fever?


  39. What type of system circulates blood around the body:

    Circulatory System

  40. What do plants require to survive:

    Oxygen, light, water

  41. Which of the following is not a type of tooth:


  42. What part of the human skeleton protects the brain:


  43. What type of food does an omnivore eat?

    Plants and other animals

  44. What are the three main types of fossil fuels?

    Coal, oil, natural gas

  45. Is a horse herbivore, carnivore or omnivore?


  46. What type of animal has a backbone?


  47. True or false: Your blood type is determined by the genes you inherit from your parents?


  48. What is the name of the process by which green plants use sunlight to make food from carbon dioxide and water?


  49. Which human body system breaks down food?

    The digestive system

  50. In which part of the human body can the longest muscle be found?

    Thigh (leg)

  51. Can you name one of the four main types of blood groups?

    O, A, B, AB

  52. The creature has two legs. Which of the following is it likely to be?


  53. What parts of our bodies carry messages from one part of the body to another?


  54. How many bones are there in the adult human body?


  55. The largest organ an animal's body - it's mostly smooth and covers the whole body. What is it?


  56. Dolphins are classified in the same order as ________


  57. What is the biological name given to the group of organisms including mushrooms?


  58. This organ has villi.

    Small intestine

  59. Whenever you chew food, what is squirted in your mouth?


  60. DNA is shaped like a curved ladder. What is this shape called?

    A double helix

  61. Which of these organs can grow back again if some of it is removed?


  62. _______ are made up of DNA and are the instructions for life