Classification Pretest

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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Test knowledge of classification prefix, suffix and root words


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does binomial mean?
    • A. 

      Two names

    • B. 

      Split name

    • C. 

      Two numbers

    • D. 

      Split numbers

  • 2. 
    Which prefix would you use to indicate "true" for bacteria?
    • A. 

      Bi

    • B. 

      Archa

    • C. 

      Eu

    • D. 

      Di

  • 3. 
    Moving or capable of moving spontaneously.
    • A. 

      Sessile

    • B. 

      Motile

    • C. 

      Immobile

    • D. 

      Insensible

  • 4. 
    What is Phylogeny?
  • 5. 
    Capable of utilizing only organic materials as a source of food.
    • A. 

      Autotrophic

    • B. 

      Prokaryotic

    • C. 

      Claustrophobic

    • D. 

      Heterotrophic

  • 6. 
    Having no sex or sexual organ
    • A. 

      Homosexual

    • B. 

      Dodecaseuxual

    • C. 

      Asexual

    • D. 

      Heterosexual

  • 7. 
    Attached by the base, or without any distinct projecting support, as a leaf issuing directly from the stem; not freely moving
    • A. 

      Sessile

    • B. 

      Motile

    • C. 

      Photosynthesis

    • D. 

      Chordate

  • 8. 
    Any organism capable of self-nourishment
    • A. 

      Asexual

    • B. 

      Autotrophic

    • C. 

      Eukaryotic

    • D. 

      Monera

  • 9. 
    A beneficial bacterium found in the intestinal tract of healthy mammals; often considered to be a plant
    • A. 

      McDonald's McFlurry

    • B. 

      Probiotic

    • C. 

      Protozoan

    • D. 

      Protista

  • 10. 
    What model is sometimes used to identify a groups' derived traits?
    • A. 

      Binomial Nomenclature

    • B. 

      Cladgram

    • C. 

      Dichotomous key

    • D. 

      Taxon

  • 11. 
    An organism that has the ability to make it's own food and does not 'eat' is called a ____________.
  • 12. 
    The 'Sapien' portion of the word 'Homo Sapiens' means__________________
  • 13. 
    Which part of the the word 'Photosynthesis' means 'LIght"?
  • 14. 
    What word would be formed from a prefix that means 'forward' joined to a root meaning 'kernel'
  • 15. 
    This word describes and organism that has a nucleus. What is it?
  • 16. 
    I am a primitive organism that likes extreme temperatures.  What am I?
    • A. 

      Eubacteria

    • B. 

      Archeatrophic

    • C. 

      Evolution

    • D. 

      Archaebacteria

  • 17. 
    What does the suffix, 'Troph' mean?
    • A. 

      To dig a hole

    • B. 

      To cut

    • C. 

      Nutrition

    • D. 

      True

  • 18. 
    The best way to describe a 'moving,thinking man' would be _______________  ____________.
    • A. 

      Moving Sapien

    • B. 

      Motile Human Being

    • C. 

      Motile Homo Sapien

    • D. 

      Binomial Sapien

  • 19. 
    Using these three vocabulary words, write a short paragraph or sentence that shows your understanding. Prokaryotic, Eukaryotic, Multicellular.
  • 20. 
    What are some common traits of a Heterotrophic organism?  Give an example