Biology questions This is a list of recently added questions about biology. Play biology quiz and see all the questions. What is limnology?The study of inland waters. It covers the biological, chemical, physical, geological, and other attributes of all inland waters (running and standing waters, both fresh and saline, natural or man-made).Created by: Ninjaivery hard 37% the study of inland watersthe study of inland waters190the study of aquatic organismsthe study of aquatic organisms198the study of lichensthe study of lichens91the study of mushroomsthe study of mushrooms31ecology riddles » Where the puma lives ?In North and South America. Members of the Puma genus are primarily found in the mountains of North and South America, where a majority of individuals can be found in rocky crags and pastures lower than the slopes grazing herbivores inhabit. Created by: Tschuka hard 55% in Africain Africa685in Asiain Asia903in North and South Americain North and South America2800in Eurasiain Eurasia615America riddles » What is the scientific name for digital bones in the hands and feet of most vertebrates?Phalanges. The phalanges are digital bones in the hands and feet of most vertebrates. In primates, the thumbs and big toes have two phalanges while the other digits have three phalanges. Fingerbones and toebones are what people commonly call them, knuckles are the joint between the phalange bones, and femurs are the upper thigh bones. Created by: Simply_Osumvery easy 85% fingerbones and toebonesfingerbones and toebones27phalangesphalanges387knucklesknuckles13femursfemurs25human anatomy riddles » Which hormones are primarily responsible for regulation of metabolism?Thyroid hormones. The thyroid hormones are tyrosine-based hormones produced by the thyroid gland that are primarily responsible for regulation of metabolism. The thyroid hormones act on nearly every cell in the body. They act to increase the basal metabolic rate, affect protein synthesis, help regulate long bone growth and neural maturation.Created by: Tschuka very hard 35% steroid hormonessteroid hormones90peptide hormonespeptide hormones72thyroid hormonesthyroid hormones106parathyroid hormonesparathyroid hormones30science riddles » What is the use of lily of the valley for?It is edible and used in the kitchen. Lily of the valley increases the strength of heart contraction and is used in the initial stages of heart failure. It is also very toxic at overdose. Death poisoning in children after eating a few berries or drinking water from a vase in which a lily of the valley bouquet was made was described. Created by: kwidzinskaangelikaaverage 64% You make alcohol out of it,You make alcohol out of it,2328It's just an ornamental plantIt's just an ornamental plant1258It is edible and used in the kitchenIt is edible and used in the kitchen7747As a heart medicineAs a heart medicine713flowers riddles » Which of the plants does not belong to the Asteraceae family?Nasturtium comes from the nasturtium family. The others are asteraceae whose family has about 23.6 thousand species of plants.Created by: Tschuka very hard 28% sunflowersunflower194camomilecamomile172lettucelettuce773nasturtiumnasturtium443plants riddles » How else are the biophilic elements called?Nutrients. A nutrient is a component in foods that is used by an organism to survive and grow. Macronutrients are broken down and converted into the energy needed by an organism's metabolic system to function. Micronutrients provide the necessary cofactors for metabolism to be carried out; they are also used to build and repair tissues and regulate body processes.Created by: Tschuka hard 42% NutrientsNutrients302EndokryptneEndokryptne133CryptomorphicCryptomorphic169BasicBasic114elements riddles » Which physician discovered that contaminated water was the source of the cholera epidemic in London in 1854?John Snow was an English physician and a leader in the adoption of anaesthesia and medical hygiene. He is considered one of the fathers of modern epidemiology, in part because of his work in tracing the source of a cholera outbreak in Soho, London, in 1854. His findings inspired fundamental changes in the water and waste systems of London, which led to similar changes in other cities, and a significant improvement in general public health around the world. Created by: Tschuka very hard 23% Robert KochRobert Koch553Alexander FlemingAlexander Fleming623John SnowJohn Snow493Thomas HodgkinThomas Hodgkin386London riddles » Where do the wild cocoa forests grow?Nowhere. Currently, cocoa trees are not found in the wild.Created by: Tschuka very hard 35% In northern MexicoIn northern Mexico159In Côte d'IvoireIn Côte d'Ivoire224In eastern BrazilIn eastern Brazil609NowhereNowhere540chocolate riddles » Which bird's skeleton is that?Ibises all have long, down-curved bills, and usually feed as a group, probing mud for food items, usually crustaceans. They are monogamous and highly territorial while nesting and feeding.Created by: Ninjaihard 43% hummingbirdhummingbird622ibisibis1024woodpeckerwoodpecker129flamingoflamingo577birds riddles » Play biology quiz and see all the questions.