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Ch.18 Classification Review

Quiz by Kate Downey

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  • Q1
    A group of like organisms at any the end of the classification system is called a
    species
    phylum
    genus
    strain
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  • Q2
    Which one of the following sequences shows the correct hierarchy of classification, going from the most inclusive to the least inclusive?
    Domain, Phylum, Kingdom, Genus, Species, Family, Order, Class
    Kingdom, Domain, Phylum, Order, Class, Family, Genus, Species
    Species, Genus, Family, Class, Order, Phylum, Kingdom
    Domain, Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species
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  • Q3
    At the present time, scientists have named approximately ____ of species.
    7%
    100%
    50%
    10%
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  • Q4
    The scientific name is derived from the genus and species to which an organism belongs.
    false
    true
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  • Q5
    The binomial system of classification was developed by:
    Wallace
    Darwin
    Linnaeus
    Malthus
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  • Q6
    Throughout the world, scientific species names are in
    English
    French
    Latin
    Greek
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  • Q7
    In printed scientific names, only the _______________ is capitalized.
    class
    genus
    family
    species
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  • Q8
    Based of of this scientific name,Homo sapiens (this is supposed to be italicized), what portion is the species?
    Homo
    sapeins
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  • Q9
    We have identified almost all species on Earth.
    true
    false
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  • Q10
    What is taxonomy?
    the name of Aristotle's classification system
    the process of observing an organism's behavior
    the process used by geologists to classify rocks
    the scientific study of how living things are classified
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  • Q11
    Why do scientists organize living things into groups?
    an organism may have more than one common name
    an organism rarely has the same name in different languages
    common names are too ambiguous or misleading
    all of the above
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  • Q12
    What is binomial nomenclature?
    A naming system in which each organism is given a two-part name
    Classifying organisms into seven levels
    Grouping animals based on how they move
    The naming system developed by Darwin
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  • Q13
    An organism's scientific name consists of
    its phylum name and its species name.
    its kingdom name and its phylum name.
    its class name and its family name.
    its genus name and its species name
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  • Q14
    Which is the broadest classification level?
    species
    phylum
    kingdom
    family
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  • Q15
    Which classification level has more species than the phylum level?
    order
    kingdom
    class
    family
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  • Q16
    A cat's scientific name is Felix domesticus, which genus does it belong to ?
    Felix
    cat
    not enough information to answer
    domesticus
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  • Q17
    A dichotomous key is used to:
    identify an organism
    divide a kingdom
    classify organisms
    locate an organism
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  • Q18
    If two organisms are in the same order, they must also be in the same
    genus
    class
    family
    species
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  • Q19
    Which of the following groups would contain the largest number of organisms?
    Species
    Genus
    Class
    Order
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  • Q20
    Two organisms in the same class but different orders
    are in different phylums
    are members of the same speices
    have the same genus name
    are in the same kingdom
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