Phylogeny and the Classification of Organisms: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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!

Page 1

Question 1 1. Which of the following differentiates humans from other hominoids?

Question 2 2. Which of the following correctly pairs the type of protist with the primary source of nutrition?

Question 3 3. Of the following, which group(s) of protists is(are) heterotrophs?

Question 4 4. According to the phylogenetic tree, which organisms are the least related to each other evolutionarily?

Question 5 5. Primates can be grouped into two main categories. Which of the following correctly pairs the group with the location?

Page 2

Question 6 6. 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 7 7. Which of the following is not a characteristic of all animals?

Question 8 8. Which of the following CORRECTLY pairs the group of archaebacteria with the environment in which the group lives?

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

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):

Page 3

Question 11 11. Which of the following is not a characteristic of all three types of protists?

Question 12 12. What characteristic does not describe both plants and fungi?

Question 13 13. When antibiotics no longer effectively treat a bacterial infection, it is known as:

Question 14 14. Which of the following correctly pairs the name with the shape?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements about taxonomic levels is correct?

Page 4

Question 16 16. Which of the following correctly pairs the classification of back bone with the animal given?

Question 17 17. Which kingdom contains the oldest known organism found on earth?

Question 18 18. The first known member of the genus Homo was the:

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a characteristic of fungi?

Question 20 20. Animals that do not have a back bone are best known as:

Page 5

Question 21 21. Which of the following is not a distinctive characteristic of primates?

Question 22 22. Which domain contains both the plant and animal kingdoms?

Question 23 23. What was Linnaeus's classification system based on?

Question 24 24. If a clade has a known common ancestor and displays all of its descendants, it is called:

Question 25 25. The hominoid group includes all of the following except:

Page 6

Question 26 26. Which of the following terms best describes a graphic display of the evolutionary relationships for organisms with a shared common ancestor?

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

Question 28 28. Which term best describes a group of species without a known common ancestor?

Question 29 29. Which of the following correctly displays a scientific name using binomial nomenclature?

Question 30 30. Scientists hypothesize that the evolutionary ancestor of both plants and fungi were:

Phylogeny and the Classification of Organisms: Tutoring Solution 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!

High School Biology: Tutoring Solution  /  Science Courses
Support