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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) Taxonomy Questions

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Grade 10 Taxonomy
Based on the cladogram, which statement is true about relatedness between the organisms?
  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 10 Taxonomy
Vertebrates belong to phylum
  1. Chordata.
  2. Animalia.
  3. Fungi.
  4. Protista.
Grade 10 Taxonomy
Taxonomy is the science of
  1. government and taxes.
  2. energy and molecules.
  3. mathematics and statistics.
  4. organizing and classifying.
Grade 10 Taxonomy
Grade 10 Taxonomy
The man responsible for devising the modern scientific classification system still in use today is
  1. Carolus Linnaeus.
  2. Sir Harry Johnston.
  3. Albert Einstein.
  4. William S. Pinkston Jr.
Grade 10 Taxonomy
The two-part system used to name organisms is called
  1. dual identification.
  2. double nomenclature.
  3. Linnaean nomenclature.
  4. binomial nomenclature.
Grade 10 Taxonomy
Grade 10 Taxonomy
Which group of categories is listed from broadest to most specific?
  1. family, order, class
  2. genus, family, species
  3. order, family, genus
  4. phylum, class, kingdom
Grade 10 Taxonomy
What does the Linnaean classification system focus on?
  1. physical similarities
  2. molecular structure
  3. gender
  4. family
Grade 10 Taxonomy
Grade 10 Taxonomy
Which type of cells are found in members of the kingdom Plantae?
  1. eukaryotic
  2. prokaryotic
  3. equilibrium
  4. none of the above
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