Taxonomy Warm Up 2

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Taxonomy Warm Up 2 - Quiz

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. This warm-up activity deal with skills practice lab to identify 6 different tree leaves using a dichotomous key.
Good Luck and earn high marks on this warm up exercise.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the scientific name for English Oak?

    • A. 

      Quercus robur

    • B. 

      Quercus imbricaria

    • C. 

      Populus nigra

    • D. 

      Quercus virginiana

    • E. 

      Cercis canadensis

    • F. 

      Quercus prinus

    Correct Answer
    A. Quercus robur
    Explanation
    The scientific name for English Oak is Quercus robur.

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  • 2. 

    What is the scientific name for Shingle Oak?

    • A. 

      Quercus robur

    • B. 

      Quercus imbricaria

    • C. 

      Populus nigra

    • D. 

      Quercus virginiana

    • E. 

      Cercis canadensis

    • F. 

      Quercus prinus

    Correct Answer
    B. Quercus imbricaria
    Explanation
    The scientific name for Shingle Oak is Quercus imbricaria.

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  • 3. 

    What is the scientific name for Lombardy Popular?

    • A. 

      Quercus robur

    • B. 

      Quercus imbricaria

    • C. 

      Populus nigra

    • D. 

      Quercus virginiana

    • E. 

      Cercis canadensis

    • F. 

      Quercus prinus

    Correct Answer
    C. Populus nigra
    Explanation
    The scientific name for Lombardy Popular is Populus nigra.

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  • 4. 

    What is the scientific name for Red Bud?

    • A. 

      Quercus robur

    • B. 

      Quercus imbricaria

    • C. 

      Populus nigra

    • D. 

      Quercus virginiana

    • E. 

      Cercis canadensis

    • F. 

      Quercus prinus

    Correct Answer
    E. Cercis canadensis
    Explanation
    The scientific name for Red Bud is Cercis canadensis.

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  • 5. 

    What is the scientific name for Live Oak?

    • A. 

      Quercus robur

    • B. 

      Quercus imbricaria

    • C. 

      Populus nigra

    • D. 

      Quercus virginiana

    • E. 

      Cercis canadensis

    • F. 

      Quercus prinus

    Correct Answer
    D. Quercus virginiana
    Explanation
    The scientific name for Live Oak is Quercus virginiana.

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  • 6. 

    What is the common name of this tree?

    • A. 

      English Oak

    • B. 

      Shingle Oak

    • C. 

      Lombardy Popular

    • D. 

      Live Oak

    • E. 

      Red Bud

    • F. 

      Chestnut Oak

    Correct Answer
    A. English Oak
    Explanation
    The common name for this tree is English Oak.

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  • 7. 

    What is the common name of this tree?

    • A. 

      English Oak

    • B. 

      Shingle Oak

    • C. 

      Lombardy Popular

    • D. 

      Live Oak

    • E. 

      Red Bud

    • F. 

      Chestnut Oak

    Correct Answer
    C. Lombardy Popular
  • 8. 

    What is the common name of this tree?

    • A. 

      English Oak

    • B. 

      Shingle Oak

    • C. 

      Lombardy Popular

    • D. 

      Live Oak

    • E. 

      Red Bud

    • F. 

      Chestnut Oak

    Correct Answer
    D. Live Oak
    Explanation
    The common name of the tree in question is Live Oak.

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  • 9. 

    What is the common name of this tree?

    • A. 

      English Oak

    • B. 

      Shingle Oak

    • C. 

      Lombardy Popular

    • D. 

      Live Oak

    • E. 

      Red Bud

    • F. 

      Chestnut Oak

    Correct Answer
    E. Red Bud
    Explanation
    The common name for this tree is Red Bud.

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  • 10. 

    What is the common name of this tree?

    • A. 

      White Pine

    • B. 

      Eastern Hemlock

    • C. 

      Juniper

    • D. 

      Pitch Pine

    • E. 

      Virginia Pine

    • F. 

      Larch

    Correct Answer
    B. Eastern Hemlock
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Eastern Hemlock. This tree is commonly known as the Eastern Hemlock.

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  • 11. 

    What is the common name of this tree?

    • A. 

      White Pine

    • B. 

      Eastern Hemlock

    • C. 

      Juniper

    • D. 

      Pitch Pine

    • E. 

      Virginia Pine

    • F. 

      Larch

    Correct Answer
    B. Eastern Hemlock
    Explanation
    The common name of this tree is Eastern Hemlock.

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  • 12. 

    What is the common name for this tree?

    • A. 

      White Pine

    • B. 

      Eastern Hemlock

    • C. 

      Juuiper

    • D. 

      Redwood

    • E. 

      Longleaf Pine

    • F. 

      Larch

    Correct Answer
    C. Juuiper
  • 13. 

    What is the common name for this tree?

    • A. 

      White Pine

    • B. 

      Pitch Pine

    • C. 

      Cypress

    • D. 

      Loblolly Pine

    • E. 

      Douglas Fir

    • F. 

      Yew

    Correct Answer
    B. Pitch Pine
    Explanation
    Pitch pine is the correct answer because it is a common name for the tree being described. The other options, such as White Pine, Cypress, Loblolly Pine, Douglas Fir, and Yew, are not the common names for this particular tree.

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  • 14. 

    What is the common name for this tree?

    • A. 

      White Pine

    • B. 

      Pitch Pine

    • C. 

      Cypress

    • D. 

      Loblolly Pine

    • E. 

      Douglas Fir

    • F. 

      Virginia Pine

    Correct Answer
    F. Virginia Pine
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Virginia Pine. This tree is commonly known as Virginia Pine.

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  • 15. 

    What is the common name for this conifer?

    • A. 

      Larch

    • B. 

      Giant Sequoia

    • C. 

      Cypress

    • D. 

      Douglas Fir

    • E. 

      Yew

    • F. 

      Redwood

    Correct Answer
    B. Giant Sequoia
    Explanation
    The common name for this conifer is Giant Sequoia.

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  • 16. 

    What is the common name for this conifer species?

    • A. 

      Incense Cedar

    • B. 

      Mountain Cedar

    • C. 

      Cypress

    • D. 

      Loblolly Pine

    • E. 

      Spruce

    • F. 

      Redwood

    Correct Answer
    A. Incense Cedar
    Explanation
    The common name for this conifer species is Incense Cedar.

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  • 17. 

    What is the common name for this conifer species?

    • A. 

      Incense Cedar

    • B. 

      Mountain Cedar

    • C. 

      Cypress

    • D. 

      Loblolly Pine

    • E. 

      Spruce

    • F. 

      Redwood

    Correct Answer
    C. Cypress
    Explanation
    Cypress is the common name for this conifer species.

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  • 18. 

    What is the common name for this conifer species?

    • A. 

      Cypress

    • B. 

      Cedar (bald)

    • C. 

      Yew

    • D. 

      Loblolly Pine

    • E. 

      Spruce

    • F. 

      Redwood

    Correct Answer
    B. Cedar (bald)
    Explanation
    The common name for this conifer species is Cedar (bald).

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  • 19. 

    What is the common name for this conifer species?

    • A. 

      Cypress

    • B. 

      Cedar (bald)

    • C. 

      Yew

    • D. 

      Loblolly Pine

    • E. 

      Spruce

    • F. 

      Redwood

    Correct Answer
    D. Loblolly Pine
    Explanation
    The common name for this conifer species is Loblolly Pine.

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  • 20. 

    What is the common name for this conifer species?

    • A. 

      Red Pine

    • B. 

      White Pine

    • C. 

      Yew

    • D. 

      Loblolly Pine

    • E. 

      Longleaf Pine

    • F. 

      Redwood

    Correct Answer
    E. Longleaf Pine
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Longleaf Pine. The common name for this conifer species is Longleaf Pine.

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  • 21. 

    What is the common name for this conifer species?

    • A. 

      Red Pine

    • B. 

      White Pine

    • C. 

      Douglas Fir

    • D. 

      Loblolly Pine

    • E. 

      Larch

    Correct Answer
    C. Douglas Fir
    Explanation
    The common name for this conifer species is Douglas Fir.

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  • 22. 

    What is the common name for this conifer species?

    • A. 

      Spruce

    • B. 

      White Pine

    • C. 

      Douglas Fir

    • D. 

      Loblolly Pine

    • E. 

      Larch

    Correct Answer
    A. Spruce
    Explanation
    Spruce is the correct answer because it is a common name for a conifer species. The other options, White Pine, Douglas Fir, Loblolly Pine, and Larch, are also conifer species, but they are not the common name for this particular species. Therefore, Spruce is the most appropriate answer.

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  • 23. 

    What is the common name for this conifer species?

    • A. 

      Spruce

    • B. 

      White Pine

    • C. 

      Douglas Fir

    • D. 

      Loblolly Pine

    • E. 

      Yew

    Correct Answer
    E. Yew
    Explanation
    The common name for this conifer species is Yew.

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  • 24. 

    What is the common name for this conifer species?

    • A. 

      Spruce

    • B. 

      White Pine

    • C. 

      Douglas Fir

    • D. 

      Redwood

    • E. 

      Yew

    Correct Answer
    D. Redwood
    Explanation
    Redwood is the correct answer because it is a common name for a conifer species. Redwood trees are known for their tall and straight trunks, and they are native to the coastal regions of California and Oregon in the United States. These trees are famous for their impressive size and longevity, with some individuals reaching heights of over 300 feet and living for thousands of years. The redwood species includes both the coastal redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) and the giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum).

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