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Science Bowl


Biology - 14

BIOL-91; Multiple Choice:  A lake which has high nutrient availability is: 

a)  oligotrophic

(pron: all-i-go-tro-fik)

b)  eutrophic

(pron: you-tro-fik)

c)  mesotrophic

(pron: mez-eh-tro-fik)

ANSWER:   B -- eutropHic

BIOL-91; Multiple Choice:  The hormone causing growth of the endometrium (pron:
en-doe-me-tree-um) is:

a)  androgen

(pron: ann-drah-jen)

b)  leutenizing hormone

(pron: lew-ten-I-zing)

c)  estrogen
d)  prolactin

ANSWER:   C -- estrogen

BIOL-91; Multiple Choice:  Nitrogen fixation is accomplished by: 

a)  plants
b)  bacteria
c)  animals
d)  viruses

ANSWER:   B -- bacteria

BIOL-91; Multiple Choice:  The vesicles formed via the process known as phagocytosis (pron:
fag-eh-seh-toe-sis) are called:

a)  lysosomes

(pron: lye-sah-somes:  somes rhymes with homes)


b)  Golgi apparatus
c)  food vacuoles
d)  mitochondria

(pron: my-toe-chon-dria)


BIOL-91; Multiple Choice:  Of the following three substances, which provides the LEAST source
of energy for the body?

a)  protein
b)  fats
c)  carbohydrates

ANSWER:   A -- proteins


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