Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems – Free MCAT Practice Test 001

Here is some free MCAT Practice Test in the part of Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems.

The Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems part will test the ability to reason about biological research processes. It covers the basis of biology and biochemical science and requires you to apply research and statistical skills.

To achieve these skills, you will need to understand how the cell and organ systems work alone in the living system and how to work together.

Try to figure out how many the Biological MCAT Practice test questions you know as the following.

Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems MCAT Practice Test

Question 1: All of the following are true about the DNA molecule, except

  1. It is a double helix.
  2. It is contained in human chromosomes.
  3. Its structure is identical to the RNA molecule.
  4. It is made of nucleotides.

Question 2: Stem cells in bone marrow can develop into:

  1. white blood cells
  2. platelets
  3. all of these
  4. red blood cells

Question 3: Where in a virus is the genetic material contained?

  1. plug
  2. capsid
  3. sheath
  4. tail

Question 4: Which level of protein structure indicates the amino acid sequence of the protein?

  1. tertiary
  2. primary
  3. secondary
  4. quaternary

Question 5: If both parents have one recessive allele for blue eyes and one dominant allele for brown eyes, what is the percentage chance of an offspring having blue eyes?

  1. 25%
  2. 100%
  3. 0%
  4. 50%

Question 6: Which type of DNA mutation involves the insertion of extra base pairs into the sequence?

  1. addition
  2. substitution
  3. inversion
  4. deletion

Question 7: What is the function of the gall bladder?

  1. to produce insulin
  2. To store bile
  3. to store insulin
  4. to produce bile

Question 8: Which option is something that could be detected by a proprioceptive sensor?

  1. pain
  2. The position of the body
  3. temperature change
  4. light

Question 9: Which of these is not a female sex hormone?

  1. gastrin
  2. follicle stimulating hormone
  3. estrogen
  4. progesterone

Question 10: Which option occurs as a result of inbreeding?

  1. heterozygosity increases
  2. none of these
  3. homozygosity increases
  4. homozygosity decreases


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