Arthropod And Taxonomy Test: Quiz!

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How much do you know about arthropods and taxonomy? An arthropod is any member of the phylum Arthropoda, the largest phylum in the animal kingdom, as it includes lobsters, crabs, spiders, and insects. Taxonomy is the scientific study of identifying and classifying groups of biological organisms or shared attributes. Organisms are assembled into taxa, and these groups are given a taxonomic rank. Don’t forget to take your certificate at the end of the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many kingdoms are there?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 2. 
    How long have arthropods been evolving? 
    • A. 

      250 million years

    • B. 

      100 million years

    • C. 

      300 million years

    • D. 

      400 million years

  • 3. 
    About how many arthropods have been described?
    • A. 

      100,000

    • B. 

      1,000,000

    • C. 

      1,000,000,000

    • D. 

      500,000,000

  • 4. 
    How many antennae does a crustacean have?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      2

  • 5. 
    How many appendages does a crustacean have per segment?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      0

  • 6. 
    How do Crustaceans breathe?
    • A. 

      Gills

    • B. 

      Book lungs

    • C. 

      Diffusion

    • D. 

      Nose

  • 7. 
    How many pairs of legs does a centipede have per segment?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      5

  • 8. 
    How many pairs of legs does a millipede have per segment?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      1

  • 9. 
    What do millipede's do when disturbed?
    • A. 

      Attack

    • B. 

      Dance

    • C. 

      Crawl up to a ball

    • D. 

      Distract the predator with its supersaturation

  • 10. 
    What are centipedes?
    • A. 

      Carnivores

    • B. 

      Herbivores

    • C. 

      Scavengers

    • D. 

      Predators

  • 11. 
    Where would you find a centipede?
    • A. 

      Under a rock or soil

    • B. 

      In water

    • C. 

      Plants

    • D. 

      In the sky

  • 12. 
    How many walking legs does an Arachne have?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 13. 
    What does Arachne feed on?
    • A. 

      People

    • B. 

      Plants

    • C. 

      Insects

    • D. 

      Crustaceans

  • 14. 
    What kind of lungs do they have?
    • A. 

      Gills

    • B. 

      Book lungs

    • C. 

      Nose

    • D. 

      Diffusion

  • 15. 
    Where can you find scorpions?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Moist places

    • C. 

      Dry places

    • D. 

      Under a rock or in soil

  • 16. 
    Where do scorpions inject their venom from?
    • A. 

      Tail

    • B. 

      Mouth

    • C. 

      Anus

    • D. 

      Claws

  • 17. 
    Where do ticks and mites live on?
    • A. 

      B and c

    • B. 

      Animals

    • C. 

      Plants

    • D. 

      Parasites

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    What do they eat?
    • A. 

      Flesh

    • B. 

      Body fluids

    • C. 

      Sperm

    • D. 

      Organs

  • 19. 
    How many species of insects are there?
    • A. 

      About 300,000

    • B. 

      400

    • C. 

      About 700,000

    • D. 

      1

  • 20. 
    Do all arthropods need an exoskeleton, segmented bodies, jointed appendages, and legs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False