Taxonomy Warm Up 1

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Taxonomy Warm Up 1

Welcome to the 21st century classroom for biology. Your warm up or bell ringer exercise will focus on a branch of biology the investigates biodiversity, the variety of organisms considered at all levels from populations to ecosystems. You have 3 attempts to earn a high grade on this warm up.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which scientist devised a system of grouping organisms into hierarchical categories according to their form and structure?
    • A. 

      C.J. Temminck

    • B. 

      Carolus Linnaeus

    • C. 

      T.J. Thomas

    • D. 

      Aristotle

    • E. 

      Conrad Gessner

  • 2. 
    Which taxon contains the least number of organisms in the list below?
    • A. 

      Domain

    • B. 

      Kingdom

    • C. 

      Class

    • D. 

      Genus

    • E. 

      Species

  • 3. 
    Which taxon contains the least number of organisms in the list below?
    • A. 

      Variety

    • B. 

      Order

    • C. 

      Domain

    • D. 

      Species

    • E. 

      Phylum

  • 4. 
    The Greek philosopher Aristotle classified organisms into two main groups, animals and fungus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In the video "How to Build a cladogram" which one is the first step?
    • A. 

      Choose a set of organisms

    • B. 

      Set up a data table of characteristics

    • C. 

      Make very careful observations

    • D. 

      Construct a database with select traits

    • E. 

      Construct a venn diagram

  • 6. 
    In the video "How to Build a cladogram" which one is the second step?
    • A. 

      Choose a set of organisms

    • B. 

      Set up a data table of characteristics

    • C. 

      Make very careful observations

    • D. 

      Construct a database with select traits

    • E. 

      Construct a venn diagram

  • 7. 
    In the video "How to Build a cladogram" which one is the third step?
    • A. 

      Choose a set of organisms

    • B. 

      Set up a data table of characteristics

    • C. 

      Make very careful observations

    • D. 

      Construct a database with select traits

    • E. 

      Construct a venn diagram

  • 8. 
    How many of  tree leaves were oaks used in the dichotomous key?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

    • F. 

      6

  • 9. 
    Which biologist developed the cladistics in 1966?
    • A. 

      Linnaeus

    • B. 

      Hennig

    • C. 

      Woese

    • D. 

      Ray

    • E. 

      Whittaker

  • 10. 
    Which biologist invented the five-kingdom approach to classification?
    • A. 

      Linnaeus

    • B. 

      Hennig

    • C. 

      Woese

    • D. 

      Ray

    • E. 

      Whittaker

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