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Classification Review. Honors Biology Ch. 18. 1. The science of classifying organisms is called. anatomy botany paleontology taxonomy. 0 of 30. 2. Soley from its name, you know that Rhizopus nigricans must be …. a plant an animal In the genus nigricans In the genus Rhizopus.

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Classification Review

Honors Biology

Ch. 18


1. The science of classifying organisms is called..

  • anatomy

  • botany

  • paleontology

  • taxonomy

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2. Soley from its name, you know that Rhizopusnigricans must be …

  • a plant

  • an animal

  • In the genus nigricans

  • In the genus Rhizopus

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3. A useful classification system does NOT…

  • show relationships.

  • reveal evolutionary trends.

  • use different scientific names for the same organism.

  • change the taxon of an organism based on new data.

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4. In classifying organisms, orders are grouped together into…

  • classes.

  • phyla.

  • families.

  • genera.

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5. Of the following choices, the largest and most inclusive of Linnaeus’s taxonomic categories is the…

  • Species.

  • Kingdom.

  • Phylum.

  • Order.

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6. Which of the following shows the evolutionary relationships among a group of organisms?

  • Taxon

  • Domain

  • Binomial nomenclature

  • Cladogram

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7. A unique trait that is used to construct a cladogram is called a…

  • taxon.

  • molecular clock.

  • domain.

  • derived character.

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8. The three domains are…

  • Animalia, Plantae, Archaebacteria.

  • Plantae, Fungi, Eubacteria.

  • Bacteria, Archaea, Eukarya.

  • Protista, Bacteria, Animalia.

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9. A kingdom that includes only heterotrophs is…

  • Fungi.

  • Protista.

  • Plantae.

  • Eubacteria.

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10. Suppose you discovered a single-celled organism. This organism had a nucleus, mitochondria, a giant chloroplast and a cell wall with cellulose in it. In what kingdom would you place it?

  • Plant

  • Eubacteria

  • Fungi

  • Archaebacteria

  • Animalia

  • Protist

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