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Classification of Organisms Chapter Exam

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

Question 2 2. Animals that do not have a back bone are best known as:

Question 3 3. The hominoid group includes all of the following except:

Question 4 4. By analyzing DNA, scientists have hypothesized that _____ are evolutionary ancestors of plant-like protists such as red and green algae.

Question 5 5. What characteristic does not describe both plants and fungi?

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Question 6 6. Primates can be grouped into two main categories. Which of the following correctly pairs the group with the location?

Question 7 7. Which domain contains both the plant and animal kingdoms?

Question 8 8. Which of the following correctly pairs the name with the shape?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is not a characteristic of all three types of protists?

Question 10 10. Looking through a microscope at a drop of pond water, you see a unicellular organism with a nucleus and chloroplasts. It is most likely a(n):

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Question 11 11. Which of the following correctly pairs the type of protist with the primary source of nutrition?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is not a distinctive characteristic of primates?

Question 13 13. Which level of organization in taxonomy is the most specific?

Question 14 14. What evolutionary development in plants allowed for an increase in the size of the organisms and removed the need for plants to only live in moist environments?

Question 15 15. Which of the following correctly pairs the classification of back bone with the animal given?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following does not describe plants?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is a characteristic of fungi?

Question 18 18. When antibiotics no longer effectively treat a bacterial infection, it is known as:

Question 19 19. Scientists hypothesize that the evolutionary ancestor of both plants and fungi were:

Question 20 20. Evolutionarily, which of the following animals is considered to be the simplest?

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Question 21 21. Which kingdom contains the oldest known organism found on earth?

Question 22 22. Which of the following CORRECTLY pairs the group of archaebacteria with the environment in which the group lives?

Question 23 23. Humans are animals which are best classified as:

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements about taxonomic levels is correct?

Question 25 25. The first known member of the genus Homo was the:

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is not a characteristic of all prokaryotes?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is not a characteristic of all animals?

Question 28 28. Which of the following correctly displays a scientific name using binomial nomenclature?

Question 29 29. Which of the following differentiates humans from other hominoids?

Question 30 30. Of the following, which group(s) of protists is(are) heterotrophs?

Classification of Organisms Chapter Exam Instructions

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