Unit 7 Test: The Animal Kingdon

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Unit 7 Test: The Animal Kingdon

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  • 1. 
    Which animal belongs to the oldest class of vertebrates?
    • A. 

      Frogs

    • B. 

      Snakes

    • C. 

      Birds

    • D. 

      Lampreys

  • 2. 
    Which class arose when the development of four limbs let animals move onto land?
    • A. 

      Reptilia

    • B. 

      Mammalia

    • C. 

      Amphibia

    • D. 

      Osteichthyes

  • 3. 
    How do lampreys get nutrients?
    • A. 

      They eat plankton floating in the water.

    • B. 

      They eat small fish.

    • C. 

      They hold on to fish with their suckers and feed on blood from the host.

    • D. 

      They suck detritus off the ocean floor.

  • 4. 
    What class do the bony fish belong to?
    • A. 

      Osteichthyes

    • B. 

      Chondrichthyes

    • C. 

      Agnatha

    • D. 

      Molluska

  • 5. 
    How did fish jaws evolve?
    • A. 

      From jointed appendages

    • B. 

      When teeth fused, forming the upper jaw

    • C. 

      From gill arches that fused to the vertebrae of the fish

    • D. 

      From gill arches near the mouth that fused to the cranuim

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not a cartilaginous fish?
    • A. 

      Manta ray

    • B. 

      Tiger shark

    • C. 

      New Zealand smooth skate

    • D. 

      Atlantic sea bass

  • 7. 
    What class do the cartilaginous fish belong to?
    • A. 

      Osteichthyes

    • B. 

      Chondrichthyes

    • C. 

      Agnatha

    • D. 

      Molluska

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT a feature unique to bony fish?
    • A. 

      Lateral line system

    • B. 

      Swim bladder

    • C. 

      Operculum

    • D. 

      Bone skeleton

  • 9. 
    The lateral line system is ___.
    • A. 

      A series of sensory nodes on the sides of bony fish

    • B. 

      A set of holes on the snout of some reptiles

    • C. 

      Responsible for "heat vision" in snakes

    • D. 

      A specialized gill structure in sharks.

  • 10. 
    Why must amphibians live near a water source?
    • A. 

      They must take in water through their skin.

    • B. 

      They pull oxygen out of the water.

    • C. 

      They excrete wastes directly into water.

    • D. 

      They lay eggs in water and must keep themselves and their embryos moist.

  • 11. 
    What phylum do jellyfish belong to?
    • A. 

      Cnidaria

    • B. 

      Mollusca

    • C. 

      Porifera

    • D. 

      Annelida

  • 12. 
    What phylum do snails and squids belong to?
    • A. 

      Cnidaria

    • B. 

      Mollusca

    • C. 

      Porifera

    • D. 

      Annelida

  • 13. 
    What phylum do earthworms belong to?
    • A. 

      Cnidaria

    • B. 

      Mollusca

    • C. 

      Porifera

    • D. 

      Annelida

  • 14. 
    Which organism was the first in the Animal Kingdom to have true tissues?
    • A. 

      Sponge

    • B. 

      Coral

    • C. 

      Jellyfish

    • D. 

      Tapeworm

  • 15. 
    Which organism is the oldest and simplest in the Animal Kingdom?
    • A. 

      Sponge

    • B. 

      Coral

    • C. 

      Jellyfish

    • D. 

      Tapeworm

  • 16. 
    The phylum Echinodermata contains which of the following?
    • A. 

      Sea stars

    • B. 

      Earthworms

    • C. 

      Lampreys

    • D. 

      Sponges

  • 17. 
    An earthworm is considered to be a more complex animal than a sponge because it
    • A. 

      Has specialized tissues.

    • B. 

      Is an invertebrate.

    • C. 

      Is an autotroph.

    • D. 

      Has radial symmetry.

  • 18. 
    A reptile that basks in the sun to warm its tissues is an example of a(n)
    • A. 

      Homeostatic organism.

    • B. 

      Ectothermic organism.

    • C. 

      Warm-blooded organism.

    • D. 

      Endothermic organism.

  • 19. 
    One of the characteristics that distinguishes mammals from birds is that
    • A. 

      Mammals are amniotes.

    • B. 

      Mammals have mammary glands.

    • C. 

      Mammals do not lay eggs.

    • D. 

      Mammals are endotherms.

  • 20. 
    How is a polyp similar to a medusa?
    • A. 

      Both are free swimming.

    • B. 

      Both have a mouth and tentacles.

    • C. 

      Both are umbrella shaped.

    • D. 

      Both are sessile filter feeders.

  • 21. 
    What is an identifying characteristic of annelids?
    • A. 

      A radula

    • B. 

      Body segmentation

    • C. 

      Larval stage in the life cycle

    • D. 

      One heart

  • 22. 
    Which of the following worms is not a parasite?
    • A. 

      Loa loa worm

    • B. 

      Leech

    • C. 

      Pin worm

    • D. 

      Earthworm

  • 23. 
    What must a roundworm do if it is to grow larger?
    • A. 

      Shed its cuticle

    • B. 

      Develop a pseudocoelom

    • C. 

      Develop crosswise muscles

    • D. 

      Develop a circulatory ststem

  • 24. 
    What term describes the tiny interlocking plates that make up an echinoderm's skeleton?
    • A. 

      Occulum

    • B. 

      Ossicles

    • C. 

      Mantle

    • D. 

      Radula

  • 25. 
    Where does a sea star digest its food?
    • A. 

      In its tube feet

    • B. 

      In the food organisms stomach

    • C. 

      In the anus

    • D. 

      In its stomach, which has been pushed out of its mouth

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