Bio Words, Quiz #2

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  1. A chemical toxic or other lethal process that kills or destroys living organisms.
    (a) biocoen (b) biodetritus (c) biocide (d) biocrat (e) bioclast

  2. An assemblage of species living in a particular biotic community.
    (a) bioblast (b) biocoenosis (c) bioarcheology (d) bioaltruism (e) bioaccumulation

  3. The science dealing with the communicating sounds made by animals.
    (a) bioacoustics (b) bioaltruism (c) biocentric (d) bioaeration (e) bioactive

  4. Any natural coloring matter of plants or animals; natural pigment.
    (a) biochron (b) biocidal (c) biocybernetics (d) biodegradation (e) biochromy

  5. The existence of a wide range of different species in a given area or during a specific period of time.
    (a) biodynamics (b) biochromic (c) biochronology (d) biodiversity (e) biochore

  6. A type of behavior in which an organism benefits another member of its species without concern for its own welfare and often to its own detriment.
    (a) bioaeration (b) bioaltruism (c) bioacoustics (d) bioaccumulation (e) bioautography

  7. A scientific “treasure hunt” of organic specimens in a specified area within a twenty-four hour period.
    (a) bioclast (b) bioblitz (c) biocybernetics (d) biochronology (e) biodemography

  8. The study of how energy, motion, and other forces affect living things.
    (a) biodiversity (b) biodemography (c) biodegradation (d) biocompatibility (e) biodynamics

  9. The science dealing with the integration of ecology and the genetics of human populations.
    (a) biodata (b) biocompatible (c) bioclimatology (d) biodegradation (e) biodemography

  10. Denoting a substance that can be chemically decomposed by natural processes.
    (a) biodiesel (b) biodiversity (c) biodegradable (d) bioaccumulation (e) bioacoustics

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