Biology Test On Diversity

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Biological diversity is the variability among living organisms from all sources including inter alia, terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems and the complexities of the ecology they are a part of. What can you tell us about the study?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The scince that specializes in the classification of organisms is
    • A. 

      Botany

    • B. 

      Anatomy

    • C. 

      Paleontology

    • D. 

      Taxonomy

  • 2. 
    The largest and mot inclusive of Linnaeus's taxonomic categories is the
    • A. 

      Kingdom

    • B. 

      Order

    • C. 

      Phylum

    • D. 

      Species

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Genus,order,phylum

    • B. 

      Genus,phylum,order

    • C. 

      Phylum.oder,genus

    • D. 

      Order,genus,phylum

  • 4. 
    Which of the following shows the evolutionary relationships among a group of organisms?
    • A. 

      Taxon

    • B. 

      Molecular clock

    • C. 

      Binomial nomenclature

    • D. 

      Cladogram

  • 5. 
    A unique trait that is used to construct a cladogram is called a
    • A. 

      Taxon.

    • B. 

      Derived character.

    • C. 

      Domain.

    • D. 

      Molecular clock.

  • 6. 
    The three domains are
    • A. 

      Animalia,Plantae,Archaebacteria.

    • B. 

      Plantea,Fungi,Eubacteria.

    • C. 

      Bacteria,Archaea,Eukarya.

    • D. 

      Protista,Bacterial,Animalia.

  • 7. 
    A kingdom that includes only heterotrophs is
    • A. 

      Protista.

    • B. 

      Fungi.

    • C. 

      Plantae.

    • D. 

      Eubacteria.

  • 8. 
    The domain of unicellular prokartotes that have cell walls containing peptidoglycans is
    • A. 

      Plantea

    • B. 

      Fungi

    • C. 

      Domain

    • D. 

      Bacterial

  • 9. 
    Which animal is grouped within each taxonomic category?
    • A. 

      Polar bear

    • B. 

      Star fish

    • C. 

      Grizzle bear

    • D. 

      Red fox

  • 10. 
    Solely from its name, you know that Rhizopus nigricans must be
    • A. 

      A plant.

    • B. 

      An animal.

    • C. 

      In the genus nigricans.

    • D. 

      In the genus Rhizopus.

  • 11. 
    A useful classification system does NOT
    • A. 

      Show relationship.

    • B. 

      Reveal evolutionary trends.

    • C. 

      Use different scientific names for the same organism.

    • D. 

      Chang tha taxon of an organism based on new data.

  • 12. 
    In classifying organisms, orders are grouped together into
    • A. 

      Genera.

    • B. 

      Phyla.

    • C. 

      Families.

    • D. 

      Classes.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is out of order?
    • A. 

      Kingdom-Phylum-Class

    • B. 

      Class-Family-Order

    • C. 

      Family-Order-Genus

    • D. 

      Genus-Species

    • E. 

      B and C