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Grade 5 Taxonomy
One widely accepted classification system divides living things into six
  1. cells.
  2. kingdoms.
  3. phyla.
  4. species.
Grade 5 Taxonomy
Scientists classify living organisms into several major groups of
  1. kingdoms.
  2. ecosystems.
  3. species.
Grade 5 Taxonomy
                is a unicellular kingdom.
  1. Plantae
  2. Animalia
  3. Fungi
  4. Protista
Grade 5 Taxonomy
Fish are vertebrates.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Taxonomy
Which is a characteristic of amphibians?
  1. They live on both land and water.
  2. They are warm-blooded.
  3. They give milk.
  4. They have feathers.
Grade 5 Taxonomy
What category does a rabbit belong to?
  1. animal
  2. mammal
  3. fish
  4. a and b
Grade 5 Taxonomy
Mushrooms and mold belong to which kingdom?
  1. Monera
  2. Protista
  3. Fungi
  4. Plantae
  5. Animalia
Grade 5 Taxonomy
What type of animal has six legs, antennae, and a hard outer shell?
  1. insect
  2. fish
  3. mammal
Grade 5 Taxonomy
Why does a mushroom not belong to the animal kingdom?
  1. It does not move at any stage of life.
  2. It does not reproduce only sexually.
  3. It does not have fur or hair.
  4. all of the above
Grade 5 Taxonomy
Mosses and flowers belong to which kingdom?
  1. Monera
  2. Protista
  3. Fungi
  4. Plantae
  5. Animalia
Grade 5 Taxonomy
The system of classification we use today was developed by the Swedish scientist
  1. Alfred Nobel.
  2. Carl Linnaeus.
  3. Anders Sparrman.
  4. Eva Ekeblad.
Grade 5 Taxonomy
The science of finding patterns among living things is
  1. mitochondrion.
  2. classification.
  3. organization.
  4. respiration.
Grade 5 Taxonomy
Animals with fur are
  1. amphibians.
  2. syrphids.
  3. either arthropods or mollusks.
  4. mammals.
Grade 5 Taxonomy
Invertebrates are animals that
  1. do not have a backbone.
  2. have a backbone.
  3. eat meat.
  4. eat plants.
Grade 5 Taxonomy
Animals with backbones are
  1. skeletons.
  2. vertebrates.
  3. invertebrates.
  4. grasshoppers.
Grade 5 Taxonomy
Amoebas and algae belong to which kingdom?
  1. Monera
  2. Protista
  3. Fungi
  4. Plantae
  5. Animalia
Grade 5 Taxonomy
Organisms in the phylum                 are vertebrates.
  1. Chordata
  2. Worm
  3. Cnidaria
  4. Mollusca
Grade 5 Taxonomy
Humans, birds, and sea urchins belong to which kingdom?
  1. Monera
  2. Protista
  3. Fungi
  4. Plantae
  5. Animalia
Grade 5 Taxonomy
Choose the correct taxonomy order from largest to smallest.
  1. kingdom, domain, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species
  2. domain, kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species
  3. domain, kingdom, phylum, class, family, order, genus, species
  4. kingdom, domain, class, phylum, family, genus, species, order
Grade 5 Taxonomy
Insects, spiders, lobsters, and crabs are all
  1. mammals.
  2. amphibians.
  3. arthropods.
  4. syrphids.
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