Systematics and Biological Classifications Test 1

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Questions 1 of 50

Question:Aristotle classified the animals into two groups. Mark the correct one:

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Invertebrate and Vertebrate

Protozoa and Metazoa

Enaima and Anaima

Non-chordata and Chordata

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Question:Binomial nomenclature was introduced by:

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John Ray

Linnaeus

de Candolle

arwin

Questions 3 of 50

Question:Linnaeus evolved a system of nomenclature called:

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Monomial

Binomial

Polynomial

Vernacular

Questions 4 of 50

Question:In binomial nomenclature, the name of animals is written by:

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genus and species

family and order

family and genus

genus and variation

Questions 5 of 50

Question:Carolus Linnaeus system is an artificial system because:

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it is based on evolutionary trends

it is based on number of characters

it is based on a few characters of superficial similarities and dissimilarities on morphol­ogy

it is phylogenetic

Questions 6 of 50

Question:Binomial nomenclature means:

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every organism is having one scientific name with a combination of a genus and species

organism contains generic name

organism contains specific name

none of these

Questions 7 of 50

Question:Who was the first to introduce and define the term 'Animal species'?

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Aristotle

Linnaeus

Darwin

John Ray

Questions 8 of 50

Question:The relationship between comparable structures is called:

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Homology

Analogy

Ontogeny

Phytogeny

Questions 9 of 50

Question:Common features of species within a genus are known as:

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Correlated characters

Common characters

Similar characters

Genus characters

Questions 10 of 50

Question:A group of related genera are classified as:

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Phylum

Class

Order

Family

Questions 11 of 50

Question:Which of the following taxa is not recognised by a botanist?

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Family

Species

Subspecies

Order O

Questions 12 of 50

Question:Mark the odd one in the following:

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Family

Class

Taxon

Phylum

Questions 13 of 50

Question:An animal with same generic, specific and subspecific name is:

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Man

Gorilla

Rat

Elephant

Questions 14 of 50

Question:In binomial nomenclature the first name refers to:

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Genus

Family

Order

Class

Questions 15 of 50

Question:Which of the following is not a taxon in Linnaean hierarchy?

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Class

Order

Genus

Phylum

Questions 16 of 50

Question:A species is taxonomically:

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a fundamental unit in the phylogenetic history of organisms

a group of evolutionary related population

a base category to which most taxonomic information is attached

a population with common characteristics as evolutionary base of variation

Questions 17 of 50

Question:Species is a group of organisms that:

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live together

cannot interbreed

can interbreed

none of the above

Questions 18 of 50

Question:The smallest taxon is: (MPPMT 1994)

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Class

Genus

Order

Species

Questions 19 of 50

Question:Most important criteria presently used for clas­sification of living organisms:

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presence or absence of notochord

anatomical and physiological characteris­tics

resemblances in external features

breeding habits

Questions 20 of 50

Question:Phylogenetic system brings about:

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grouping according to evolutionary trends

grouping on the basis of increasing com­plexities

grouping according to morphological char­acters

reproductive similarities

Questions 21 of 50

Question:Phylogenetic classification is one which is based on:

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habits of plants

utilitarian system

overall similarities

common evolutionary descent

Questions 22 of 50

Question:"Taxonomy without phytogeny is like bones without flesh" is a statement of:

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John Hutchinson

Bentham and Hooker

Takhtajan

Oswald Tippo

Questions 23 of 50

Question:Static concept of species was put forward by:

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Darwin

de Candolle

Linnaeus

Theophrastus

Questions 24 of 50

Question:A group of plants or animals with similar traits of any rank is:

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Taxon

Genus

Species

Order

Questions 25 of 50

Question:Who has introduced five kingdom system of biological classification?

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Linnaeus

Copeland

Ernst Mayr

Robert H. Whittaker

Questions 26 of 50

Question:The classic five kingdoms of life was proposed by R.H. Whittaker in:

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1972

1980

1969

1990

Questions 27 of 50

Question:Who has suggested six-kingdom classification?

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Whittaker

Carl Woese

Huxley

Haeckel

Questions 28 of 50

Question:Six-kingdom classification is based on the se­quence of:

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nitrogenous bases in DNA

ribosomal RNA genes

messenger RNA genes

transfer RNA genes

Questions 29 of 50

Question:On how many criteria living organisms have been classified in to five kingdoms?

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Two

Four

Five

Three

Questions 30 of 50

Question:A method of classification called cladistics is, based on:

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Physiology

Evolutionary history

Embryology

Appearance

Questions 31 of 50

Question:Gorilla, chimpanzee, monkey and man belong to the same:

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Family

Species

Genus

Order

Questions 32 of 50

Question:A true coelomate phylum is:

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Coelenterata

Arthropoda

Aschelminthes

Porifera

Questions 33 of 50

Question:Which of the following animals is deutero-stome?

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Aslerias

Holothuria

Amedon

All of these

Questions 34 of 50

Question:Prokaryotes are included in the kingdom:

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Monera

Protista

Protozoa

Basidiomycetes

Questions 35 of 50

Question:Which of the following are 'amphibians' of plant kingdom?:

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Bryophyta

Algae

Thallophytes

Floating plants

Questions 36 of 50

Question:True coelom is lined with:

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endoderm

ectoderm

endoderm and ectoderm

mesoderm

Questions 37 of 50

Question:Taxonomy based on identification of evolutionary units within species by determining their genetical interrelationship is called:

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Numerical taxonomy

Biochemical taxonomy

Experimental taxonomy

Chemotaxonomy

Questions 38 of 50

Question:The outlook of classical systematics is embod­ied in:

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species concept

biological concept

typological concept

none of these

Questions 39 of 50

Question:In the five kingdom classification, the blue-green algae, nitrogen-fixing bacteria and methanogenic archaebacteria are included in:

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Monera

Protista

Fungi

Plantae

Questions 40 of 50

Question:The concept of genus was proposed by:

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John Ray

Hooker

Tournefort

Bessey

Questions 41 of 50

Question:A duplicate of nomenclature type is termed by a taxonomist as:

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Syntype

Neotype

Paratype

Isotype

Questions 42 of 50

Question:What is the name of the book written by Aristotle?

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Systema Naturae

Historia Animalium

Philosophie Zoologique

Histoire Naturelle

Questions 43 of 50

Question:Saccharomyces cerevisiae is:

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Akaryote

Prokaryote

Mesokaryote

Eukaryote

Questions 44 of 50

Question:The correct ascending hierarchical grouping of taxonomic groups in a classification of living organisms is:

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species—order—family—genus

species—genus—family—order

genus—family—species—order

family—genus—species—order

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Question:The practical purpose of classification of living organisms is to:

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name the living organisms

facilitate identification of unknown orga­nisms

explain the origin of living organisms

trace the evolution of living organisms

Questions 46 of 50

Question:Monerans having no cell wall:

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Eubacteria

Mycoplasma

Actinomycetes

Cyanobacteria

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Question:What is true for archebacteria?

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All halophiles

All fossils

All photosynthetic

Oldest living beings

Questions 48 of 50

Question:Body cavity is lined by mesoderm is:

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coelom

blastocoele

coelenteron

archenteron

Questions 49 of 50

Question:Plant decomposers are:

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Monera and I-'ungi

Fungi and plantae

Protista and Animalia

Animalia and Monera

Questions 50 of 50

Question:Saprophytic mode of nutrition is found in:

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virus

fungi

amoeba

all of these