Eastlake Biology Pre-test - Classification

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Classification Quizzes & Trivia

Living things and organisms are so many in the world to an extent that the human beings needed a classification feature to categories them. Eastlake biology Pretest classification quiz has more on the Biological classifications.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What classification group comes after 'order'?
    • A. 

      Kingdom

    • B. 

      Family

    • C. 

      Phylum

    • D. 

      Order

  • 2. 
    What two parts make up a scientific name?
    • A. 

      Species

    • B. 

      Order

    • C. 

      Class

    • D. 

      Genus

  • 3. 
    What is a multicellular, nucleated (eukaryotic) heterotroph that always gains nutrition from its environment?
    • A. 

      Animal

    • B. 

      Plant

    • C. 

      Amoeba

    • D. 

      Protist

  • 4. 
    Who created the modern classification system?
    • A. 

      George Frankfurt

    • B. 

      Albert Einstien

    • C. 

      Carl Linnaeus

    • D. 

      Classy McClassyson

  • 5. 
    What is one advantage of using scientific names instead of common names?
    • A. 

      Classifiers can classify better

    • B. 

      The organisms know what they are

    • C. 

      People in another country/language can understand

    • D. 

      All the species can be grouped together correctly

  • 6. 
    What is the genus identifier of the organism Canis lupis?
    • A. 

      Dog

    • B. 

      Wolf

    • C. 

      Canis

    • D. 

      Lupis

  • 7. 
    Scientific names are written in what language?
    • A. 

      French

    • B. 

      Latin

    • C. 

      German

    • D. 

      English

  • 8. 
    A scientific name always is italicized and has the first name capitalized.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A cladogram shows _________________.
    • A. 

      Defense mechanisms

    • B. 

      The rate at which they evolve

    • C. 

      How big organisms are

    • D. 

      Evolutionary Relationships

  • 10. 
    Which classification group is most inclusive?
    • A. 

      Kingdom

    • B. 

      Species

    • C. 

      Class

    • D. 

      Phylum

  • 11. 
    Which classification group is least inclusive?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      Genus

    • C. 

      Species

    • D. 

      Kingdom

  • 12. 
    What organism would most likely be prokaryotic, unicellular, heterotrophic, and have a spiral shape?
    • A. 

      Prokaryotic

    • B. 

      Eubacteria

    • C. 

      Eukaryotic

    • D. 

      Archaebacteria

  • 13. 
    What is the species identifier for the scientific name Quercus rubra?
    • A. 

      Species

    • B. 

      Rubra

    • C. 

      Quercus

    • D. 

      Genus

  • 14. 
    In which kingdom would you find a salmon (a fish).
    • A. 

      The Fish Kingdom

    • B. 

      The Animal Kingdom

    • C. 

      The Water Kingdom

    • D. 

      The Protist Kingdom

  • 15. 
    Fungi reproduce by spores, they eat dead or decaying organisms, and they have a cell wall made of chitin. Choose THREE reasons why plants are different from fungi.
    • A. 

      They have a cell wall made of cellulose

    • B. 

      They reproduce with seeds and pollen

    • C. 

      They reproduce extremely fast

    • D. 

      They are ONLY asexual

    • E. 

      They only eat red meat

    • F. 

      They photosynthesise

  • 16. 
    What is a prokaryotic, unicellular organism that lives in extreme environments?
    • A. 

      Protist

    • B. 

      Archaebacteria

    • C. 

      Eubacteria

    • D. 

      Animal

  • 17. 
    The further down the biological hierarchy, the organisms ________________.
    • A. 

      Become stupider

    • B. 

      Always become bigger

    • C. 

      Lose their nucleus

    • D. 

      Begin to resemble one another