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Classification

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13 questions
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  • Q1
    the division of organisms into groups, or classes, based on specific characteristics
    ecology
    genetics
    evolution
    classification
    30s
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  • Q2
    the science of describing, naming, and classifying organisms
    genetics
    evolution
    taxonomy
    experimental design
    30s
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  • Q3
    an aid that is used to identify organisms and that consists of an answer to a series of questions
    organism directory
    dichotomous key
    skeleton key
    field directory
    30s
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  • Q4
    kingdom made up of bacteria that live in extreme environments
    Protista
    Archaebacteria
    Eubacteria
    Bacteria
    30s
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  • Q5
    kingdom that consists of all prokaryotes except Archaebacteria
    Protista
    Animalia
    Eukaryotes
    Eubacteria
    30s
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  • Q6
    a kingdom of mostly one-celled eukaryotic organisms that are different from plants, animals, bacteria and fungi
    Eubacteria
    Protista
    Archaebacteria
    Fungi
    30s
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  • Q7
    a kingdom made up of non-green eukaryotic organisms that have no means of movement, reproduce by using spores, and get food by breaking down substances in their surroundings and absorbing the nutrients
    Fungi
    Prokaryotes
    Protista
    Algae
    30s
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  • Q8
    a kingdom made up of complex, multicellular organisms that are usually green, have cell walls made of cellulose, cannot move around, and use the sun's energy to make sugar by photosynthesis
    Eukaryotes
    Plantae
    Algae
    Protista
    30s
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  • Q9
    a kingdom made up of complex, multicellular organisms that lack cell walls, can usually move around, and quickly respond to their environment
    Animalia
    Domain
    Protista
    Zoology
    30s
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  • Q10
    Swedish scientist; in the 1700's, created the seven levels of classification that are still used today
    Darwin
    Mendel
    Shaske
    Linnaeus
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  • Q11
    system that gives each organism a two part (scientific name) using the organism's Genus & species
    selective breeding
    binomial nomenclature
    dichotomous key
    natural selection
    30s
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  • Q12
    a taxonomic category that ranks above species (organisms in this group are very closely related).
    family
    class
    genus
    domain
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  • Q13
    organisms that can mate and produce fertile offspring (the most specific taxonomic category)
    species
    class
    genus
    phylum
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