Taxonomy Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Primates can be grouped into two main categories. Which of the following correctly pairs the group with the location?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a characteristic of fungi?

Question 3 3. If a clade has a known common ancestor and displays all of its descendants, it is called:

Question 4 4. Which of the following does not describe plants?

Question 5 5. Which of the following differentiates humans from other hominoids?

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Question 6 6. According to the phylogenetic tree, which organisms are the least related to each other evolutionarily?

Question 7 7. Evolutionarily, which of the following animals is considered to be the simplest?

Question 8 8. Which kingdom contains the oldest known organism found on earth?

Question 9 9. Of the following, which group(s) of protists is(are) heterotrophs?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is not a characteristic of all three types of protists?

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Question 11 11. When antibiotics no longer effectively treat a bacterial infection, it is known as:

Question 12 12. Which of the following correctly pairs the classification of back bone with the animal given?

Question 13 13. The hominoid group includes all of the following except:

Question 14 14. Scientists hypothesize that the evolutionary ancestor of both plants and fungi were:

Question 15 15. 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 16 16. The first known member of the genus Homo was the:

Question 17 17. Which domain contains both the plant and animal kingdoms?

Question 18 18. Which term best describes a group of species without a known common ancestor?

Question 19 19. Which of the following terms best describes a graphic display of the evolutionary relationships for organisms with a shared common ancestor?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is not a distinctive characteristic of primates?

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

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

Question 23 23. Which level of organization in taxonomy is the most specific?

Question 24 24. Which of the following correctly pairs the name with the shape?

Question 25 25. What was Linnaeus's classification system based on?

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Question 26 26. Animals that do not have a back bone are best known as:

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. Humans are animals which are best classified as:

Question 29 29. What characteristic does not describe both plants and fungi?

Question 30 30. According to the cladogram shown, which organisms are most closely related?

Taxonomy Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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