Classification

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  • 1. 
    A bobcat lives on land, is warm blooded, and has fur. It is in what class?
    • A. 

      Pisces

    • B. 

      Aves

    • C. 

      Mammalia

    • D. 

      Amphibia

  • 2. 
    An American Toad has the scientific name Bufo americanus. It is cold blooded and spends part of its life cycle living in water and part living on land. What class is it in?
    • A. 

      Reptilia

    • B. 

      Amphibia

    • C. 

      Aves

    • D. 

      Pisces

  • 3. 
    The genus name for humans is…
    • A. 

      Homo sapiens

    • B. 

      Lynx

    • C. 

      Sapiens

    • D. 

      Homo

  • 4. 
    What is the correct way of writing the scientific name for a tiger? (Program does not allow italics in answer.)
    • A. 

      Felis Tigris

    • B. 

      Felis Tigris

    • C. 

      FELIS TIGRIS

    • D. 

      Felis tigris

  • 5. 
    A bat lives in caves, has fur, and nurses its young. What class is it in?
    • A. 

      Aves

    • B. 

      Pisces

    • C. 

      Mammalia

    • D. 

      Reptilia

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT characteristic of a scientific name?
    • A. 

      It is in Latin.

    • B. 

      It is always easy to pronounce.

    • C. 

      It uses binomial nomenclature.

    • D. 

      It us used worldwide.

  • 7. 
    Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, ____, Genus, species
    • A. 

      Scientific name

    • B. 

      Felidae

    • C. 

      Family

    • D. 

      Lynx

  • 8. 
    Which one of the following is a common name?
    • A. 

      Acer rubrum

    • B. 

      Rana pipens

    • C. 

      Siberian Tiger

    • D. 

      Homo sapiens

  • 9. 
    Organisms that belong to the same ___ are most closely related.
    • A. 

      Kingdom

    • B. 

      Phylum

    • C. 

      Class

    • D. 

      Order

    • E. 

      Family

  • 10. 
    Which statement below is true?
    • A. 

      A class contains several orders.

    • B. 

      A family contains several classes.

    • C. 

      A genus is the largest group.

    • D. 

      A phylum is broken down into six kingdoms.

  • 11. 
    The main purpose of classifying species is to …
    • A. 

      Show structural similarities

    • B. 

      Show evolutionary relationships

    • C. 

      Do away with common names

    • D. 

      See which organisms can mate

  • 12. 
    Two individuals in the same class are more closely related than if they are just in the same …
    • A. 

      Phylum

    • B. 

      Order

    • C. 

      Species

    • D. 

      Family

  • 13. 
    The genus and species taken together make up an individual's _____.
    • A. 

      Phylum

    • B. 

      Scientific name

    • C. 

      Family

    • D. 

      Classification

  • 14. 
    An animal with a scientific name of Canis lupus is most closely related to which other species below?
    • A. 

      Rana pipiens

    • B. 

      Bufo americanus

    • C. 

      Canis familiaris

    • D. 

      Lynx tigris

  • 15. 
    An Emu has feathers and lays hard eggs. What class is it in?
    • A. 

      Aves

    • B. 

      Pisces

    • C. 

      Mammalia

    • D. 

      Amphibia