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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Taxonomy Questions

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Grade 9 Taxonomy
Putting organisms into categories based on observable characteristics is
  1. taxonomy.
  2. hierarchy.
  3. organization.
  4. classification.
Grade 9 Taxonomy
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.
Grade 9 Taxonomy
The two domains composed of only unicellular organisms are
  1. Fungi and Bacteria.
  2. Archaea and Fungi.
  3. Protists and Bacteria.
  4. Archaea and Bacteria.
Grade 9 Taxonomy
Grade 9 Taxonomy
Protista belongs to what domain?
  1. Bacteria
  2. Eukarya
  3. Archaea
  4. None of the above
Grade 9 Taxonomy
What scientific name is written correctly?
  1. Acropora cervicornis
  2. Acropora Cervicornis
  3. acropora cervicornis
Grade 9 Taxonomy
An invertebrate tends to
  1. have no backbone.
  2. not be able to move.
  3. have a backbone.
  4. tends to move freely in water with fins.
Grade 9 Taxonomy
Grade 9 Taxonomy
The science of classifying animals is
  1. taxonomy.
  2. classification.
  3. species.
Grade 9 Taxonomy
The kingdom that includes insects and sponges is
  1. Eubacteria.
  2. Fungi.
  3. Plantae.
  4. Animalia.
Grade 9 Taxonomy
A group of similar animals is a(n)
  1. adaptation.
  2. larva.
  3. phylum.
  4. habitat.
Grade 9 Taxonomy
Grade 9 Taxonomy
The Five-Kingdom scheme consists of
  1. Fungi, Bacteria, DNA, prokaryotes, and eukaryotes.
  2. eukaryotes, prokaryotes, cells, matter, and nucleoli.
  3. Plantae, Animalia, Fungi, Protista, and Bacteria.
  4. DNA, cells, matter, Bacteria, and prokaryotes.
Grade 9 Taxonomy
Which statement is correct about the hierarchy of the taxonomic system currently used to classify organisms?
  1. All organisms of a given order belong to the same species.
  2. Many different classes of organisms belong to the same order.
  3. All organisms of a given phylum belong to the same kingdom.
  4. Many different families of organisms belong to the same genus.
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