Biology Test On Diversity

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Biology Test On Diversity

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. 
    Which diagram best illustrates the relationship between a phylum,order,and genus?
    • 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