Cladogram: Definition & Examples


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In biology, cladistics is a way of _____.

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1. A clade is labeled as _____ because each one only consists of certain organisms.

2. A cladogram is a chart that shows what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See how well you've mastered the subject of cladograms and cladistics with the use of this quiz. Quiz questions focus on definitions of relevant terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet cover the following:

  • Function of cladistics
  • Cladograms' purpose
  • Classification of clades

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about cladistics
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding clades and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how cladograms are created

Additional Learning

Cladograms and their uses are discussed further in the lesson Cladogram: Definition & Examples. You'll have the chance to learn more about the following topics:

  • Changes in the study of cladistics
  • What cladograms help us to understand
  • Ways different information can be conveyed by cladograms