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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Taxonomy Questions

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Grade 9 Taxonomy
Grade 9 Taxonomy
Putting organisms into categories based on observable characteristics is
  1. taxonomy.
  2. hierarchy.
  3. organization.
  4. classification.
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
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
Grade 9 Taxonomy
What scientific name is written correctly?
  1. Acropora cervicornis
  2. Acropora Cervicornis
  3. acropora cervicornis
Grade 9 Taxonomy
Protista belongs to what domain?
  1. Bacteria
  2. Eukarya
  3. Archaea
  4. None of the above
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
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
Which of the kingdoms are prokaryotes?
  1. bacteria and archaea
  2. protists and plants
  3. bacteria and fungi
  4. animals and plants
  5. archaea and plants
Grade 9 Taxonomy
Grade 9 Taxonomy
A group of similar animals is a(n)
  1. adaptation.
  2. larva.
  3. phylum.
  4. habitat.
Grade 9 Taxonomy
Scientists assign each kind of organism a universally accepted name in the system known as
  1. traditional classification.
  2. the three domains.
  3. binomial nomenclature.
  4. cladistics.
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