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Taxonomy

Taxonomy

Taxonomy: Staph Only Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Taxonomy? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. The first person to introduce a detailed hierarchical system for classifying organisms (made of kingdoms, classes, orders, families, genera, and species) was


Aristotle
Linnaeus
Woese
Mendel
Bauhin
Q. What can plants do that fungi can't that helped fungi to be moved into their own kingdom?


Reproduce sexually
Absorb water
Respirate
Release spores
Photosynthesize
Q. EvoDevo is


The study of animal development as it relates to evolution
The father of evolutionary developmental biology
A scientific technique for studying cells
An organelle that helps organisms develop and evolve
An evolutionary adaptation from the Devonian age
Q. Heterotrophs ultimately rely on       to create organic molecules.


Photosynthesis
Chemosynthesis
Polytrophs
Autotrophs
None of the above
Q. Which types of behavior could help you taxonomically categorize an organism?


Eating
Sleeping
Mating
Aggression
All of the above
Q. A phylogenetic tree is


A graphical representation of the evolutionary history of a group of organisms
A family tree for a group of organisms
A hypothesis about organisms' evolutionary relatedness
All of the above
none of the above
Q. Which chronological order correctly represents biologists' current best guess for the evolutionary succession of the kingdoms?


Archaea > Bacteria > Protista > Fungi > Plantae > Animalia
Bacteria > Archaea > Protista > Fungi > Plantae > Animalia
Archaea > Bacteria > Protista > Plantae > Fungi > Animalia
Protista > Archaea > Bacteria > Plantae > Fungi > Animalia
Protista > Archaea > Bacteria > Fungi > Plantae > Animalia
Q. Which characteristic does not describe any of the protists?


Prokaryotic
Eukaryotic
Unicellular
Multicellular
Multinucleated
Q. Organisms of which kingdom never form spores?


Archaea
Bacteria
Fungi
Plantae
None of the above
Q. All members of which kingdom have roots?


Fungi
Bacteria
Protista
Plantae
None of the above
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