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Taxonomy: Clade You're Here to Take This Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Taxonomy? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
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Q. Whose work in genetics ultimately provided Darwin's theory of evolution with the mechanism it needed?


Aristotle
Linnaeus
Woese
Mendel
Chatton
Q. Which domain was not proposed by Carl Woese?


Archaea
Bacteria
Prokaryotae
Eukarya
All of the above
Q. Birds and mammals are both warm-blooded but their most recent common ancestor was not. Therefore, warm-bloodedness is an example of


A reversal
Homology
Convergent evolution
Evolutionary developmental biology
A coadaptation
Q. All of the organisms within a clade share a      .


Phylum
Homoplastic trait
Mode of reproduction
Type of metabolism
Common ancestor
Q. Molecular systematics has changed our understanding of various


Molecules
Evolutionary relationships
Molecular interactions
Organ systems
Protein systems
Q. Besides having a nucleus, eukaryotes also have an advantage over prokaryotes because they (usually)


Have other organelles
Reproduce sexually
Have two copies of each gene
Are larger
All of the above
Q. The presence and molecular make-up of an organism's cell walls is a good way to classify it in the right


Kingdom
Class
Family
Genus
Species
Q. Which kingdom contains organisms of all 4 metabolic types?


Animalia
Fungi
Plantae
Archaea
Bacteria
Q. Which is not an evolutionary adaptation developed by some plants?


Vascular tissues
Seeds
Endothermy
Alternation of generations
Roots
Q. Sharks, crocodiles and whales are all


Vertebrates
Protostomes
Cold-blooded
Amphibians
All of the above
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