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Taxonomy Questions - All Grades

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Grade 6 Taxonomy
Which statement is true for amphibians?
  1. Butterflies are amphibians.
  2. Newts are amphibians.
  3. Amphibians have hair.
  4. Amphibians are warm-blooded animals.
Grade 6 Taxonomy
Animals that have internal skeletons and spiny skins are
  1. exoskeletons.
  2. endoskeletons.
  3. echinoderms.
  4. vertebrates.
Grade 6 Taxonomy
A vertebrate is
  1. an animal that has a backbone.
  2. a physical feature of a living thing's body.
  3. the small parts that make up a backbone.
  4. an exoskeleton.
Grade 6 Taxonomy
Vertebrates, or chordates, are animals that all have
  1. a notochord and a nerve cord.
  2. a backbone.
  3. all of the above
  4. none of the above
Grade 6 Taxonomy
Grade 6 Taxonomy
A guide used to identify organisms based on characteristics is
  1. an atlas.
  2. a ruler.
  3. a dichotomous key.
  4. a cylinder.
Grade 9 Taxonomy
Putting organisms into categories based on observable characteristics is
  1. taxonomy.
  2. hierarchy.
  3. organization.
  4. classification.
Grade 6 Taxonomy
Grade 6 Taxonomy
Animals that have a backbone are called
  1. invertebrates.
  2. vertebrates.
  3. monotremes.
  4. marsupials.
Grade 6 Taxonomy
An arthropod with eight legs and no antennae is a(n)
  1. sponge.
  2. mollusk.
  3. parasite.
  4. arachnid.
Grade 6 Taxonomy
Pictograph - Mushroom
To what kingdom does the organism pictured belong?
  1. Fungi
  2. Plantae
  3. Protista
  4. Animalia
Grade 10 Taxonomy
Based on the cladogram, which statement is true about relatedness between the organisms?
Cladogram
  1. A salmon is more closely related to a hamster than it is to a lizard.
  2. A lizard and a chimpanzee are more closely related than a hamster and a chimpanzee.
  3. A salamander and a salmon are more closely related than a hamster and a salmon.
  4. A chimpanzee is more closely related to a salmon than a hamster is to a salamander.
  5. All the animals are equally related.
Grade 6 Taxonomy
What is true of all members of the domain Eukarya?
  1. They can make their own food.
  2. They are all made of many cells.
  3. Their cells have a nucleus.
  4. They are all fungi.
Grade 6 Taxonomy
Who developed a system of classification?
  1. Carolus Linnaeus
  2. Theodor Schwann
  3. Robert Hooke
  4. Matthias Schleiden
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