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Taxonomy And Classification Test

20 Questions  I  By Staylor98
Biology Quizzes & Trivia
This test is to assess your knowledge of the characteristics and trends that determine rules of taxonomy and classification.

  
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1.  Internal skeleton; deuterostome development; water-vascular system
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2.  Which of the following groups contains prokaryotic organisms capable of surviving the greatest extremes in temperature or salt concentration?
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3.  An animal with anterior, posterior, dorsal, and ventral surfaces on its body must exhibit
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4.  Which of the following is the most specific category of classification?
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5.  Multicellular heterotrophs that have the diploid stage as their dominant generation in the life cycle belong to the Kingdom
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6.  Multicellular, terrestrial autotrophs with cell walls of cellulose and alternating life cycles belong to the Kingdom
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7.  Coelomate, exoskeleton; jointed appendages
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8.  Which of the following taxa contains organisms that are most distantly related?
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9.  In which of the following pairs are the organisms most closely related taxonomically?
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10.  A body cavity completely surrounded by tissue derived from the mesoderm that provides cushioning for internal organs is called
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11.  Organisms with prokaryotic cells are classified in the Domain
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12.  Molds, or deuteromycota, are grouped into this kingdom that consists of mostly multicellular organisms that are constructed of hyphae.
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13.  Closed circulatory system; protostome development; many body segments
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14.  These organisms have a chitinous exoskeleton and jointed appendages.
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15.  Which of the following groups is best characterized as being eukaryotic and heterotrophic and having chitinous cell walls?
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16.  Bilaterally symmetrical; deuterostome development; dorsal hollow nerve cord
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17.  These organisms have radial symmetry and a water vascular system and are generally bottom-dwellers.
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18.  Pharyngeal slits; endoskeleton derived from mesoderm; ventral heart
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19.  These organisms often have both a polyp form and a medusa form in their life cycle.
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20.  These organisms have pharyngeal gill slits and a dorsal hollow nerve cord at some time in their development.
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