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101 Biology Trivia Questions for the Greatest Nerds on Earth

For when the thymine is right

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June 27, 2022

So you think you are the master of all things science? The ultimate biology buff? We will see about that! Biology is a vast field to explore, from the tiniest microorganisms to the mesmerizing ecosystem of the Amazon rainforest. Then there are catchphrases like "the genes you inherit from your parents" or "the building blocks of DNA" that everyone seems to know, but no one can really explain. Or can you?

Those of us who love the science of biology know that this is one of the most interesting subjects to study. It helps us understand not only the world around us but also ourselves. And let's not forget about how awesome it is!

We have gathered 101 of the most challenging biology trivia questions and answers out there. So let's dust those aprons, we mean, lab coats off because it is time to nerd out!

Ready for your next science trivia challenge? Why not take a quick refresher course on space, physics, or geology?

1. Which acid is the main contributor to the natural acidity of a wine?

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2. Which of the following do plants not compete for?

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3. A human heart beats how many times a minute on average?

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4. Which of the following is not a specialization of a sperm cell?

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5. The anther is the what part of a plant?

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6. What is the scientific term for the 'shoulder blade'?

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1. What are trailing or climbing plants also known as?

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2. Which of these is a well known cave-dweller?

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3. What is the name given to the study of function?

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4. A scorpion falls in to which category of animal?

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5. In botany, what does the suffix '-carp' relate to?

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6. What is the effect of auxin on the size of cells in a plant's shoot?

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1. The control center of a cell is said to be the what?

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2. What is a common name for a fungal infection of the foot?

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3. Proteins are packaged up what organelle before they leave the cell?

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4. What color is the flesh of a cucumber?

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5. A group of similar cells working together make up a what?

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6. What process delivers carbon dioxide to chloroplasts?

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1. A polar bear's skin is which color?

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2. Which animal is used by humans to chase rabbits out of holes?

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3. Reptiles usually create their green color by mixing yellow and which other pigment?

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4. Digitalis is obtained from which plant?

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5. Flowering plants are also called what?

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6. A phototropism involves a response to what?

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1. Which of these sea creatures has lungs?

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2. Caterpillars develop into which animal?

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3. A gene has been inserted into wild rice. What does it produce?

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4. What is one advantage of taking cuttings from plants?

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5. The Latin name Rattus Rattus is which type of animal?

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6. Red pandas are usually found in which of these countries?

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1. Yogurt is produced by bacterial fermentation of what?

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2. Lemons contain which kind of acid?

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3. A buffalo is which of these?

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4. Enucleation means what of a nucleus?

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5. Where would you find a 'vacuole'?

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6. Amber is made from fossilized tree what?

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1. Toucans are famous for being what?

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2. What is Rhode Islands state tree?

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3. What color is the chest of a male robin?

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4. What can ionizing radiation make living cells do?

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5. A clear liquid that contains white blood cells is known as?

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6. Which grain is used to make semolina?

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1. Which leaf layer contains the most chloroplasts?

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2. Lettuces belong to which family?

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3. In which habitat does a toucan live?

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4. The use of which pesticide was banned in the US in 1972?

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5. The addictive substance in alcoholic drinks is called what?

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6. A gander is the male of what bird?

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1. Triceratops may have travelled in what?

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2. The koala's diet consists of leaves from which tree?

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3. What happens to new dinosaur fossils when they are found?

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4. What is the job of cytoplasm in a plant cell?

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5. Newcastle disease is an afflication for which type of animal?

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6. What is the base unit of life?

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1. The molecule pyruvic acid kick starts which cycle?

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2. How is the polar bear adapted to survive the cold temperatures

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3. Which plant takes its name from the Italian phrase for Beautiful women?

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4. The small, white domestic pigeon symbolizes what?

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5. Which of these is the name of a sustainable method of agriculture?

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6. What is the space called when an organism decays inside a rock?

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1. Which of these is a real animal that lives in the sea?

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2. What color are cranberries?

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3. What type of factor is involved in determining eye color?

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4. Which of these creatures hibernates each year?

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5. What are cell membranes made of?

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6. A plant showing poor growth and yellow leaves is likely to be deficient in what?

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1. Spot the bird amoungst the animals.

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2. Insects make up what percentage of the world's animals?

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3. What was first obtained from the willow tree in the 1890s?

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4. A gene is transferred to tomato plants to slow down ripening, what is this known as?

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5. What was a saber-tooth cat's average weight?

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6. Beef comes from which animal?

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1. Polar Bears are found in which part of the world?

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2. Where does amber resin come from?

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3. A great white shark is how long in length?

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4. What is the other name of blackspot sea bream?

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5. What is the longest bone in the human body?

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6. Which of these is a type of bird?

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1. What is the other name of Japanese giant salamander?

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2. What color is a lemon fruit?

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3. A native of Indonesia and Malaysia, the largest flower in the world is what?

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4. The trapezius is what type of muscle?

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5. Which of these is an actual real life seal?

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6. The term given to the cells produced from meiosis is?

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1. The mechanism of enzyme activity is often called what?

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2. The love apple is the original name for what?

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3. The most commonly used human cell line, Hela, came from which women?

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4. The muscle type most associated with lining the organs is what type?

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5. Where would you find the adenoids in a human?

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6. The tallest dog in the world is which breed?

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1. Which of these plants requires water to reproduce?

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2. What is the daily recommended calorie intake for an adult male?

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3. Compared to plant and animal cells, bacterial cells are what?

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4. Giraffes eat what?

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5. When a root bends in the direction of gravity which side of the root grows more?

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6. Beefsteak' is a variety of what?

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1. When an enzyme is too hot, it becomes what?

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2. How many thoracic vertebrae to adult humans have?

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3. Which fruit is crossed with a loganberry and raspberry to create the boysenberry?

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4. What is found in the nucleus of a cell that directs growth and reproduction?

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5. Spiders catch prey by doing which of these?

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