Classification of Life Basics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements about taxonomic levels is correct?

Question 2 2. Which level of organization in taxonomy is the most specific?

Question 3 3. Which domain contains both the plant and animal kingdoms?

Question 4 4. What was Linnaeus's classification system based on?

Question 5 5. Why are there six kingdoms of life now instead of the original two that scientists developed?

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Question 6 6. Dichotomous keys are most similar to _____.

Question 7 7. A dichotomous key starts with _____ information and leads to _____ information.

Question 8 8. What does dichotomous mean?

Question 9 9. What is an important thing to do once you've gone through a dichotomous key?

Question 10 10. Each time you answer a question in a dichotomous key, the following questions are based on _____.

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Question 11 11. What are the three domains we find in biology?

Question 12 12. The domain with membrane-bound nuclei and organelles is this one.

Question 13 13. This domain has organisms that use DNA as their genetic blueprint.

Question 14 14. Which one of the following is the most general category of living things?

Question 15 15. Which domain holds the oldest known living things?

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Question 16 16. A diatom is a unicellular eukaryote. It is a heterotroph and is motile, but isn't multicelllar. Which kingdom does a diatom belong in?

Question 17 17. Amanita muscaria are a saprophytic, multicellular eukaryote. Their cell walls are made of chitin and they grow hyphae that extend for miles in the soil. What kingdom do Amanita muscaria belong in?

Question 18 18. Halobacteriaceae are a family of single-celled prokaryotes that live in extremely salty environments. They have been around for millions of years and are microscopic. Which kingdom best classifies Halobacteriaceae.

Question 19 19. Java ferns are multicellular, non-motile autotrophs. They live in freshwater and use sunlight to make their own food and have cells using cellulose in the cell wall. Which kingdom do java ferns belong to?

Question 20 20. A hagfish is a multicellular eukaryote. It secretes gallons and gallons of slime when threatened and eats other fish. This unique organism is motile and can chase its prey in the ocean. Which of the following kingdoms is a hagfish categorized in?

Classification of Life Basics Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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