60+ Biology Trivia Questions for Kids

0
3937
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?

    Chromosome

  2. Botany is the study of?

    Plants

  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?

    False

  6. Plants receive their nutrients mainly from __

    Soil

  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 __

    Virus

  11. Poison glands of snakes are homologous to __

    Salivary glands of vertebrates

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

    Water

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

    Nitrogen cycle

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

    Stem

  15. Plants wilt due to excess of __

    Transpiration

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

    Omnivores

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

    Biologist

  18. Do frogs live in salt water?

    No

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

    True

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

    Antibiotics

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

    Litter

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

    Mycology

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

    Extinction

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

    Mutation

  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?

    Heart

  31. Which organ is not used during digestion?

    Lungs

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

    Pancreas

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

    Egg

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

    Vein

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

    Oxygen

  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

    Water

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

    Pollen

  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:

    Retina

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

    Skull

  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?

    Herbivore

  46. What type of animal has a backbone?

    Vertebrate

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

    True

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

    Photosynthesis

  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?

    Human

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

    Nerves

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

    206

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

    Skin

  56. Dolphins are classified in the same order as ________

    Whales

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

    Fungi

  58. This organ has villi.

    Small intestine

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

    Saliva

  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?

    Liver

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

    Genes

LEAVE A REPLY