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Grade 7 Taxonomy
Taxonomy is the science of
  1. genetics.
  2. classification.
  3. bacteria.
  4. evolution.
Grade 7 Taxonomy
The science of classifying living things is
  1. biology.
  2. taxonomy.
  3. taxidermy.
  4. ecology.
Grade 7 Taxonomy
What is an animal without a backbone called?
  1. invertebrate
  2. ectotherm
  3. vertebrate
  4. endotherm
Grade 7 Taxonomy
What is classification?
  1. breeding organisms to create classy offspring
  2. scientists getting extra training and leveling up in science ranking
  3. process of arranging organisms into groups based on their similarities
  4. two-prong method of genetic engineering
Grade 7 Taxonomy
Taxonomy is the science of classifying living things. Which series places the classification groups in 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
Grade 7 Taxonomy
The two-name classification system used to organize living things is
  1. the classifying system.
  2. biodiversity.
  3. binomial nomenclature.
  4. organism conservation.
Grade 7 Taxonomy
Binomial nomenclature is a two-part naming system created by what two levels of classification?
  1. domain and kingdom
  2. phylum and class
  3. order and family
  4. genus and species
Grade 7 Taxonomy
Who developed a system of classification?
  1. Carolus Linnaeus
  2. Louis Pasteur
  3. Issac Newton
  4. Galileo Galilei
Grade 7 Taxonomy
A dichotomous key is a tool that many scientists use in their fieldwork. A dichotomous key is a detailed list
  1. that has the names of organisms.
  2. that scientists use to write down their observations of animal behavior.
  3. of characteristics used to identify organisms that includes their scientific names.
  4. that outlines the diets of many organisms.
Grade 7 Taxonomy
Grade 7 Taxonomy
The scientific name for humans is
  1. Homo neanderthalensis.
  2. Homo sapiens.
  3. people.
  4. Homo carnivorous.
Grade 7 Taxonomy
Grade 7 Taxonomy
What kingdom performs photosynthesis?
  1. Animalia
  2. Plantae
  3. Bacteria
  4. Archaea
  5. Protista
Grade 7 Taxonomy
The domain Eukarya includes which kingdom?
  1. Protists
  2. Fungi
  3. Plants
  4. Animals
  5. All of the above
Grade 7 Taxonomy
The scientific study of how things are classified is
  1. development.
  2. biology.
  3. taxonomy.
  4. evolution.
Grade 7 Taxonomy
Two organisms that are classified in the same class will ALWAYS be classified in the same
  1. domain.
  2. kingdom.
  3. phylum.
  4. all of the above
  5. none of the above
Grade 7 Taxonomy
In binomial nomenclature, what two classifications are used as an organism’s scientific name?
  1. class and order
  2. domain and kingdom
  3. family and genus
  4. genus and species
Grade 7 Taxonomy
In what kingdom is algae?
  1. Fungi
  2. Plantae
  3. Animalia
  4. Protista
  5. Bacteria
Grade 7 Taxonomy
The system of naming organisms developed by Carolus Linnaeus is
  1. binomial nomenclature.
  2. taxonomy.
  3. dichotomous nomenclature.
  4. classification.
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