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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Taxonomy Questions

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Grade 9 Taxonomy
The science of classifying animals is called
  1. taxonomy
  2. classification
  3. species
Grade 9 Taxonomy
Grade 9 Taxonomy
Select the letter of EACH sentence that is TRUE about early efforts at naming organisms.
  1. Names often described detailed physical characteristics of a species
  2. Names were usually in English
  3. Names could be very long
  4. It was difficult to standardize the names
Grade 9 Taxonomy
Scientists assign each kind of organism a universally accepted name in the system known as
  1. traditional classification.
  2. the three domains.
  3. binomial nomenclature.
  4. cladistics.
Grade 9 Taxonomy
What of these have prokaryotic cells?
  1. Bacteria & Archea
  2. Protists & Plants
  3. Bacteria & Fungi
  4. Animals & Plants
  5. Archea & Plants
Grade 9 Taxonomy
Grade 9 Taxonomy
Grade 9 Taxonomy
The 2 domains composed of only unicellular organisms are .                     
  1. Fungi and Bacteria
  2. Archaea and Fungi
  3. Protists and Bacteria
  4. Archaea and Bacteria
Grade 9 Taxonomy
A genus is composed of a number of related
  1. kingdoms.
  2. phyla.
  3. orders.
  4. species.
Grade 9 Taxonomy
What are the three classifications of flatworms?
  1. planarians, flukes, tapeworms
  2. flukes, crustacea, tapeworms
  3. tapeworms, earthworms, snails
  4. crustacea, earthworms, planarians
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