Ecological Organization Trivia Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Who is the father of modern taxonomy?
    • A. 

      Carolus Linnaeus

    • B. 

      Albert Einstein

    • C. 

      Barbara Kanoy

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    Which of these could you use to determine the name of a plant in your garden?
    • A. 

      A dichotomous key

    • B. 

      The metric system

    • C. 

      A graduated cylinder

    • D. 

      An Aristotle Aerometer

    • E. 

      A taxokey

  • 3. 
    Binomial nomenclature:
    • A. 

      Uses the genus and species classification subgroups to name an organism

    • B. 

      Is used only in the United States

    • C. 

      Was invented by Aristotle.

    • D. 

      Is less specific than the common names given to organisms

  • 4. 
    What is the name of the study of how living things are classified?
    • A. 

      Taxonomy

    • B. 

      Classification ecology

    • C. 

      Ecology

    • D. 

      Taxodermology

  • 5. 
    As we move down the levels of classification from Domain / kingdom / phylum / class / order / family / genus / species, the organisms in those groupings get
    • A. 

      More closely related in terms of physical traits and characteristics

    • B. 

      Less and less alike in terms of physical traits

    • C. 

      There is no relationship between the level of category and the similarity of organisms in them

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the scientific name of a cat?
    • A. 

      Felix catus

    • B. 

      Felis Catus

    • C. 

      Felix Catus

    • D. 

      Housecat

    • E. 

      All of these are correct

  • 7. 
    A cat is in the genus.
    • A. 

      Felix

    • B. 

      Catus

    • C. 

      Phylum

    • D. 

      Domain

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is the best definition of an organism?
    • A. 

      An abiotic factor

    • B. 

      A complete living thing

    • C. 

      A species

    • D. 

      A cell

  • 9. 
    An example of a scientific community would be:
    • A. 

      All the dogs at a dog park

    • B. 

      All the organisms in our fish aquarium (guppies, snails, aquatic plants, etc)

    • C. 

      All the students and teachers at our school

    • D. 

      All of these are good examples.

  • 10. 
    All of the tropical rainforests on earth make up a(n)
    • A. 

      Ecosystem

    • B. 

      Biosphere

    • C. 

      Biome

    • D. 

      None of these

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