Classification System

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Classification quiz


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  • 1. 
    The largest subgroup in a kingdom is called an
    • A. 

      Class

    • B. 

      Genus

    • C. 

      Order

    • D. 

      Phylum

    • E. 

      None above

  • 2. 
    Species that are closey related, such as a dog and a wolf, are classified in the same                ,which is called canis. 
    • A. 

      Class

    • B. 

      Family

    • C. 

      Phylum

    • D. 

      Genus

    • E. 

      All above

  • 3. 
    Which statement best describes the animal kingdom?
    • A. 

      All members are multicellular and have nuclei in their cell.

    • B. 

      Most members are multicellular and have nuclei in their cell.

    • C. 

      All members are multicellular and their cells lack a nucleus

    • D. 

      Most members are multicellular and their cells lack a nucleus

  • 4. 
    In a scientific name, such as Canis lupus, the first part of the name is the             and the second part is the             .
    • A. 

      Genus, species

    • B. 

      Species, genus

    • C. 

      Kingdom, phylum

    • D. 

      Family, genus

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a reason for using scientific names?
    • A. 

      Common names are more difficult to remember

    • B. 

      Scientific names are easier to remeber.

    • C. 

      Common names can be confusing or misleading.

    • D. 

      Using scientific names makes you seem more intelligent.

  • 6. 
    Organisms in the same class are also in the same          .
    • A. 

      Species

    • B. 

      Order

    • C. 

      Phylum

    • D. 

      Family

  • 7. 
    Which kingdom includes organisms that are unicellular and lack a nucleus?
    • A. 

      Protist

    • B. 

      Bacteria ( monra )

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Animal

  • 8. 
    Which kingdom includes organisms that are multicellular and autotrohs?
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Plant

    • C. 

      Fungi

    • D. 

      Protist

  • 9. 
    Which subdivision is more specific than a family?
    • A. 

      Class

    • B. 

      Order

    • C. 

      Genus

    • D. 

      Phylum

  • 10. 
    What are the levels of classification smallest to largest? ( hint the are 7)
    • A. 

      Kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species

    • B. 

      Species, genus, family, order, class, phylum, kingdom

    • C. 

      Genus, family,kingdom, order, species, phylum, class