Zoology Unit 1 - Section 1

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Zoology Quizzes & Trivia

Zoology - The first part of the Unit One test, taken from notes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Zoology is the study of ________ life.
  • 2. 
    Define Systematics.
  • 3. 
    Define Classification.
  • 4. 
    Define Taxonomy.
  • 5. 
    Define nomenclature.
  • 6. 
    Define Taxon.
  • 7. 
    Define Clade.
  • 8. 
    Define Phylogenetic Tree.
  • 9. 
    A type of phylogenetic tree that is right angle branching used to show distances is called a what?
  • 10. 
    A phylogenetic tree that has branching points which indicate a most recent common ancestor is a ____________?
  • 11. 
  • 12. 
    Which domain includes extremophiles?
  • 13. 
  • 14. 
    Organisms closely related to an ancestor will resemble that ancestor more closely than they resemble distantly related organisms is referring to...
    • A. 

      Numerical Taxonomy

    • B. 

      Phylogenetics/Cladistics

    • C. 

      Evolutionary Systematics

  • 15. 
    Define Homologies.
  • 16. 
    Define Analogies.
  • 17. 
    Define Homoplasy.
  • 18. 
    Define Numerical Taxonomy.
  • 19. 
    Define Phylogenetics/Cladistics.
  • 20. 
    Define symplesiomorphy.
  • 21. 
    Define Synapomorphy.