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MCAS STE Biology: Classification & Evolution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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):

Question 2 2. Which of the following CORRECTLY pairs the group of archaebacteria with the environment in which the group lives?

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

Question 4 4. What characteristic does not describe both plants and fungi?

Question 5 5. Which kingdom contains the oldest known organism found on earth?

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Question 6 6. When antibiotics no longer effectively treat a bacterial infection, it is known as:

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements about taxonomic levels is correct?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is not a characteristic of all prokaryotes?

Question 9 9. Which of the following does not describe plants?

Question 10 10. Evolutionarily, which of the following animals is considered to be the simplest?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following correctly pairs the classification of back bone with the animal given?

Question 12 12. Animals that do not have a back bone are best known as:

Question 13 13. Which of the following correctly pairs the type of protist with the primary source of nutrition?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a characteristic of fungi?

Question 15 15. Humans are animals which are best classified as:

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Question 16 16. By analyzing DNA, scientists have hypothesized that _____ are evolutionary ancestors of plant-like protists such as red and green algae.

Question 17 17. Which of the following correctly displays a scientific name using binomial nomenclature?

Question 18 18. Scientists hypothesize that the evolutionary ancestor of both plants and fungi were:

Question 19 19. What was Linnaeus's classification system based on?

Question 20 20. Which of the following correctly pairs the name with the shape?

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. Which of the following is not a characteristic of all animals?

Question 23 23. Of the following, which group(s) of protists is(are) heterotrophs?

Question 24 24. Which level of organization in taxonomy is the most specific?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is not a characteristic of all three types of protists?

MCAS STE Biology: Classification & Evolution 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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