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Taxonomy (Grade 7)

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Taxonomy

1. 
Taxonomy is the science of classifying living things. Which of the following answers places these classification groups into the correct order?
  1. Kingdom-> Class-> Phylum-> Order-> Genus-> Family-> Species
  2. Kingdom-> Phylum-> Class-> Order-> Family-> Genus-> Species
  3. Kingdom-> Order-> Class-> Family-> Genus-> Phylum-> Species
  4. Kingdom-> Phylum-> Order-> Class-> Genus-> Family-> Species
2. 
In binomial nomenclature,
  1. the first word identifies the color of the organism, and the second word tells where the organism is usually found
  2. the first word identifies the organism's genus, and the second word describes a feature of the organism or place where it was found
  3. the first word tells where the organism lives, and the second word tells who originally found the organism
  4. the first and second word both identify important characteristics of the organism
3. 
Organisms have the most in common with other organisms in their                .
  1. family
  2. class
  3. species
  4. domain
4. 
Blue-green algae belongs to
  1. Monera
  2. Protoctista
  3. Plants
  4. Fungi
5. 
Protozoa are put in which kingdom?
  1. Protista
  2. Animalia
  3. Plantae
  4. Fungi
6. 
Which of the following is not included as a phylum in the animal kingdom?
  1. Nematodes
  2. Coelenterates
  3. Platyhelminthes
  4. Monera
7. 
Which of the following all belong to the domain Eukarya?
  1. Bacteria, Protists, Plantae
  2. Plantae, Archaea, Fungi
  3. Animalia, Bacteria, Protists
  4. Bacteria, Archaea, Protists
  5. Animalia, Fungi, Protists
8. 
What phylum does the octopus belong to?
  1. Porifera
  2. Tracheophyta
  3. Nematoda
  4. Cnidaria
  5. Mollusca
9. 
Why does the Linnaean classification system have limitations?



10. 
Choose 4 of the 6 Kingdoms. Name each kingdom and list, at least, 3 facts about each kingdom.








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