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Taxonomy: Classification and Naming of Living Things

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Which of the following statements about taxonomic levels is correct?

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1. What was Linnaeus's classification system based on?

2. Which domain contains both the plant and animal kingdoms?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

All living things are divided into classifications using the system of taxonomy. The lesson quiz and worksheet will help you to understand how organisms are classified and test you on the details of specific classifications for plants and animals.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • The domain of plants and animals
  • Taxonomic levels
  • Binomial nomenclature
  • Linnaeus's classification system
  • The level of organization that is the most specific

Skills Practiced

These resources will assess your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related taxonomy lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as plant and animal kingdoms
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about binomial nomenclature

Additional Learning

Take the time to review the lesson titled Taxonomy: Classification and Naming of Living Things, so that you can learn more about this subject. The following objectives will be addressed in the lesson:

  • Distinguish various taxonomic levels
  • Identify binomial nomenclature in scientific names
  • Understand the level of organization in taxonomy
  • Know about the domain containing both plants and animals
  • Understand the concept of morphology
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