Zoology Test Trivia

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Zoology Test Trivia

You think you know enough basics on Zoology? How about we find out? Some things seem so simple and easy, until we realise how hard they are. This zoology test trivia will tell us how much basic knowledge you have on zoology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
  • 2. 
    List the subdivisions of zoology in alphabetical order.
  • 3. 
    What is the process of naming organisms?
    • A. 

      Cladistics

    • B. 

      Nomenclature

    • C. 

      Systematics

    • D. 

      Taxonomy

    • E. 

      Classification

  • 4. 
    What is the study of the basic principals, procedures, and rules of classification?
    • A. 

      Cladistics

    • B. 

      Nomenclature

    • C. 

      Systematics

    • D. 

      Taxonomy

    • E. 

      Classification

  • 5. 
    Since the 1700's, the naming system is a 
    • A. 

      Binomial system

    • B. 

      Trinomial system

    • C. 

      Decanomial system

    • D. 

      Mononomial system

  • 6. 
    A ______ is a group of animals that _____ a set of characteristics.
  • 7. 
    A taxon which includes an ancestral species and all of its descendants forming a distinct branch on a phylogenic tree is called a
    • A. 

      System

    • B. 

      Genus

    • C. 

      Clade

    • D. 

      Class

  • 8. 
  • 9. 
    The species, genus, and family levels are the only naturally occuring taxon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Taxa may be split or lumped together over and over
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    We now us a ___ domain ___ kingdom classification.
  • 12. 
    Name the three domains.
  • 13. 
    List the six kingdoms: Kingdom ______, _______ , ______, ______, _______, ______