Biology questions This is a list of recently added questions about biology. Play biology quiz and see all the questions. What is a Curaçao liqueur flavored with?Orange peel. Curaçao is made of dried peel of Laraha (Citrus aurantium currassuviencis), a citrus too bitter to be edible. The beverage and the plant come from Dutch Curaçao island by the coasts of Venezuela. Feral Laraha evolved from domesticated Seville orange brought to the island by Spanish settlers. Its peel is also used in medicine to treat stomach.Created by: smyruvery hard 34% raspberryraspberry42orange peelorange peel624key lime and herbskey lime and herbs730almondsalmonds391drinks riddles » What is inside the camel's hump?Fat. Camels can live without water many days. They don`t sweating, don`t loosing water in excrements. Camels drinkig seldom but they can drink 100 liters in 10 minutes. Created by: Hanna Kaminskaaverage 69% waterwater829mineralsminerals152fatfat2580sweat glandssweat glands139deserts riddles » How many pairs of chromosomes does a human have?23. A typical human possesses 23 pairs of chromosomes, which add up to 46. Two of the chromosomes are gender related. A female will have two X chromosomes and a male will have one x and y chromosome. As you may have noticed, females do not have y chromosome.Created by: 12 year old geniuseasy 70% 23232820464674652521842626276genetics riddles » What is gluten?A mixture of proteins. Gluten is a mixture of two proteins: gliadin and a glutenin, found in wheat, barley and rye.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 65% a type of sugara type of sugar1447a mixture of proteinsa mixture of proteins4765an alkaloidan alkaloid674a type of fata type of fat353food riddles » Which from endocrine glands is responsible for a regulation of sleep?Pineal gland. The pineal gland is a small endocrine gland in the vertebrate brain. It produces melatonin, a serotonin derived hormone, which affects the modulation of sleep patterns. Melatonin is sold over-the-counter as a sleep aid in the U.S. and Canada.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykaverage 61% hypothalamushypothalamus2355adrenal glandsadrenal glands821thymusthymus846pineal glandpineal gland6443human anatomy riddles » How is the soilless cultivation of plants called?Hydroponics is a subset of hydroculture and is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil. Terrestrial plants may be grown with their roots in the mineral nutrient solution only or in an inert medium, such as perlite or gravel.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 50% hydrologyhydrology913hydroculturehydroculture1984hydroponicshydroponics4935hydrofarminghydrofarming1924crops riddles » How is the branch of zoology concerned with aphibians and reptiles called?Herpetology. "Herp" is a vernacular term for reptiles and amphibians. It is derived from Greek 'herpien' meaning 'to creep'.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 57% ichthyologyichthyology2055herpetologyherpetology6563malacologymalacology1022entomologyentomology1681reptiles riddles » Where do coast redwoods grow?In the west of the United States. Common names of sequoia sempervirens include coast redwood, coastal redwood and California redwood. It is an evergreen, long-lived, monoecious tree living 1,200–1,800 years or more. This species includes the tallest living trees on Earth. It comes from coastal mountains of Oregon and California. (the west of the USA).Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 46% In Central America onlyIn Central America only838In the west of the United StatesIn the west of the United States2459in the eastern Brazilin the eastern Brazil837in the entire North and Central Americain the entire North and Central America1170plants riddles » A condition of the unconsciousness is an effect of the shutdown of what?The cerebral cortex. Unconsciousness is a state which occurs when the ability to maintain an awareness of self and environment is lost. It involves a complete or near-complete lack of responsiveness to people and other environmental stimuli.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 58% the spinal cordthe spinal cord550cerebellumcerebellum2152the cerebral cortexthe cerebral cortex5454white matter of the brainwhite matter of the brain1223medicine riddles » What it is an autotomy?Self amputation (e.g. of a tail). Autotomy (from the Greek auto- "self-" and tome "severing") or self amputation is the behaviour whereby an animal sheds or discards one or more of its own appendages, usually as a self-defense mechanism to elude a predator's grasp or to distract the predator and thereby allow escape. The lost body part may be regenerated later.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 56% eating only one kind of spieces (e.g. the koala is eating leaves of the eucalyptus)eating only one kind of spieces (e.g. the koala is eating leaves of the eucalyptus)1057self amputation (e.g. of a tail)self amputation (e.g. of a tail)5718hunting of its own kindhunting of its own kind2303in-breeding (small gene pool)in-breeding (small gene pool)1023animals riddles » Play biology quiz and see all the questions.