Thhs Bio- Classification And Chemistry Quiz

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Thhs Bio- Classification And Chemistry Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The system of taxonomy organizes organisms into levels or taxa. The order of the levels going from most general to most specific is
    • A. 

      A. kingdom, phylum, class, order, genus, family, species

    • B. 

      B. species, family, genus, order, phylum, class, kingom

    • C. 

      C. species, kingdom, genus

    • D. 

      D. kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species

  • 2. 
    In binomial nomenclature, an organisms' scientific name includes its 
    • A. 

      A. genus and species

    • B. 

      B. species only

    • C. 

      C. common name

    • D. 

      D. phylum and order

  • 3. 
    Check all the answers that apply. Felis domestica and Felis concolor belong to the same
    • A. 

      Genus

    • B. 

      Species

    • C. 

      Family

    • D. 

      Class

    • E. 

      Sub-species

  • 4. 
    Carolus Linnaeus developed a system called binomial nomenclature in 1758.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A species is defined by its members' common physical characteristics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      A. Plant A has many characteristics in common with B.

    • B. 

      B. Plant C cannot be the same species as plant D.

    • C. 

      C. Plants A and B belong to a different kingdom than plants C and D.

    • D. 

      D. Plants A, B, C, and D must all belong to different phyla.

  • 7. 
    In which group do all the organisms belong to the same kingdom?
    • A. 

      A. yeast, mushroom, maple tree

    • B. 

      B. paramecium, ameba, spirogyra (green algae)

    • C. 

      C. salmonella, ameba, spirogyra (green algae)

    • D. 

      D. bacteria, moss, geranium

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      A. Annelids

    • B. 

      B. Chordates

    • C. 

      C. Coelenterates

    • D. 

      D. Bryophytes

  • 9. 
    A new organism that has been discovered that can produce its own food. Other members of the same species have also been discovered that obtain food from another source. based on this information, it should be placed in the kingdom
    • A. 

      Animalia

    • B. 

      Protista

    • C. 

      Plantae

    • D. 

      Mammalia

  • 10. 
    2 organisms can be considered to be different species if they 
    • A. 

      Cannot make with each other and produce fertile offspring

    • B. 

      Live in 2 different geographical areas

    • C. 

      Mutate at different rates depending on their environment

    • D. 

      Have genes drawn from the same gene pool

  • 11. 
    A species of bird known as Bird of Paradise has been observed in the jungles of New Guinea. The males shake their bodies and sometimes hang upside down to show off their bright colors and long feathers to attract females. Females usually mate with the “flashiest” males. These observations can be used to support the concept that
    • A. 

      Unusual courtship behaviors lead to extinction

    • B. 

      Some organisms are better adapted for asexual reproduction

    • C. 

      Homeostasis in an organism is influenced by physical characteristics

    • D. 

      Behaviors that lead to reproductive success have evolved

  • 12. 
    Which statement concerning the evolution of species A, B, C, D, and E is supported by the diagram below?
    • A. 

      Species B and C can be found in today’s environments.

    • B. 

      Species A and D evolved from E.

    • C. 

      Species A and C can still interbreed.

    • D. 

      Species A, B, and E all evolved from a common ancestor and all are successful today.

  • 13. 
    Eating sodium can damage the digestive system severely. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Carbon, the sixth most abundant  element in the universe, has been known since ancient times. Carbon is most commonly obtained from coal deposits, although it usually must be processed into a form suitable for commercial use. It is commonly identified using atmonic _________ 6 which means it contains 6 __________  in it's ___________. 
    • A. 

      Number, electrons, shells

    • B. 

      Protons, neutrons, nucleus

    • C. 

      Mass, protons, nucleus

    • D. 

      Number, protons, nucleus

  • 15. 
    Check all that are TRUE:
    • A. 

      Each hydrogen is sharing 1 electron with oxygen.

    • B. 

      Each hydrogen is giving 1 electron to oxygen.

    • C. 

      There are no ions formed during the formation of water.

    • D. 

      Water molecules contain only covalent bonds.

  • 16. 
    Isotopes of different elements have the same number of 
    • A. 

      Protons and electrons

    • B. 

      Neutrons and protons

    • C. 

      Protons, only

    • D. 

      Electrons, only

  • 17. 
    Why is neon considered a stable element?
    • A. 

      It has a full outer shell.

    • B. 

      It has no valence electrons.

    • C. 

      It has the same number of protons and electrons.

    • D. 

      It is the newest style.

  • 18. 
    You would not be worried if this happened at the breakfast table because 
    • A. 

      Sodium chloride does not react violently with water.

    • B. 

      The formation of ionic bonds makes this compound edible.

    • C. 

      Covalent bonds gives the compound different properties than its constituent elements.

    • D. 

      Chlorine gas will evaporate from the salt crystals.

  • 19. 
    Electrons and protons have opposite charges and attract. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False