Introduction to Biology and its Branches

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What is the main focus of botany?

The study of plants

Which branch of biology explores the world of insects?

Entomology

What does microbiology study?

Microorganisms

Which branch of biology investigates the chemical reactions within living organisms?

Biochemistry

What is the study of interactions of organisms with each other and with their non-living environment called?

Ecology

Which branch of biology delves into the world of animals?

Zoology

What is the process by which a living organism changes its location and posture without external help?

Movement

Which type of respiration yields more energy than the other?

Aerobic respiration

What is the ability to detect and respond to stimuli?

Irritability

What is the study of inheritance?

Genetics

Which process involves the removal of toxic metabolic wastes from the cells of the body?

Excretion

What is the process by which living organisms obtain food?

Feeding

Which type of nutrition involves an organism making its own food?

Autotrophic nutrition

What does the acronym MR. GREFIC stand for?

Movement, Reproduction, Growth, Excretion, Feeding, Irritability, Cells

What does aerobic respiration require for the release of energy from food substances inside living cells?

Oxygen

What is the study of the internal structure of a living organism?

Anatomy

Explore the fascinating world of biology, the science of life and the study of living organisms and their interactions with the environment. From microorganisms to majestic animals, biology encompasses it all. Learn about the various branches of biology and their significance in understanding the natural world.

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