Biology Pak 9 Self Check Quiz 1

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Biology Quizzes & Trivia

This is a short quiz over PAK 9 PowerPoint pt. 1 (Chapter 14)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Linnaeus’s two-word system for naming organisms is called
    • A. 

      Genus species

    • B. 

      Greek polynomials

    • C. 

      Taxonomic evolution

    • D. 

      Binomial nomenclature

  • 2. 
     Taxonomy is
    • A. 

      The study of life

    • B. 

      The science of naming and classifying organisms

    • C. 

      The evolutionary history of a species

    • D. 

      The sequence in which different groups evolved

    • E. 

      The art and skill of preserving life-like dead animals

  • 3. 
    An advantage of our scientific naming system is that
    • A. 

      Latin names are easy to pronounce.

    • B. 

      Biologists can communicate regardless of their native languages.

    • C. 

      Common names mean the same in all countries

    • D. 

      All organisms have the same scientific name

  • 4. 
    Protista is an example of a
    • A. 

      Kingdom

    • B. 

      Genus

    • C. 

      Class

    • D. 

      Species

  • 5. 
    Similar genera are grouped into a
    • A. 

      Phylum

    • B. 

      Family

    • C. 

      Class

    • D. 

      Species

  • 6. 
    A model used by evolutionary biologists to represent evolutionary history among species is called a
    • A. 

      Phylogram

    • B. 

      Cladogram

    • C. 

      Histogram

    • D. 

      Parallelogram

    • E. 

      Candygram