Bio Words, Quiz #1

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  1. The study of inanimate or non-living things.
    (a) aerobiology (b) anaerobiology (c) aerobiology (d) abiology (e) actinobiology

  2. Either an organism living in air as distinct from water or soil or an organism requiring oxygen.
    (a) aerobiont (b) amphibiology (c) actinobiology (d) abiotrophy (e) abiophysiology

  3. Animals that can live on both land and in water.
    (a) anabiosis (b) anaerobe (c) anoxybiont (d) antibiosis (e) amphibious

  4. The antagonistic association between two organisms in which one species adversely affects the other, often by production of a toxin.
    (a) archebiosis (b) athermobiosis (c) antibiosis (d) sthenobiosis (e) anaerobiont

  5. The origin or evolution of living organisms from lifeless matter; spontaneous generation.
    (a) abiologic (b) abiotrophy (c) abiogenesis (d) aerobiont (e) allobiosphere

  6. A revival or resuscitation of life; returning to life.
    (a) anaerobe (b) anabiosis (c) anthropobiology (d) antibiont (e) apobiosis

  7. The original development or origin of life.
    (a) athermobiosis (b) anoxybiont (c) anaerobiosis (d) archebiosis (e) amphibiousness

  8. A branch of biology concerned with the discovery or study of life on the celestial bodies or in outer space.
    (a) apobiosis (b) archebiosis (c) autobiosphere (d) athermobiosis (e) astrobiology

  9. The writing of one’s own history; the story of one’s life written by that person.
    (a) autobiography (b) autobiosphere (c) antibiotics (d) anthropobiology (e) anaerobiotic

  10. The study of the biologic relationships of humans as a species.
    (a) antibiont (b) anaerobiont (c) anabiosis (d) anthropobiology (e) aerobiology

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