AP Bio Chapters 26-28 Take-home Test
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1. The scientific
concerned with naming organisms is called
2. The correct sequence, from the most to the least comprehensive, of the taxonomic levels listed here
family, phylum, class, kingdom, order, species, and genus.
b. kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, and species.
kingdom, phylum, order, class, family, genus, and species.
d. phylum, kingdom, order, class, species, family, and genus.
phylum, family, class, order, kingdom, genus, and species.
3. Darwin analogized the effects of evolution as the above-ground portion of a many-branched tree,
with extant species being the tips of the twigs. The common ancestor of two species is most
analogous to which anatomical tree part?
a single twig that gets longer with time
b. a node where two twigs diverge
a twig that branches with time
d. the trunk
neighboring twigs attached to the same stem
4. Which species are extinct?
A and E