chap 23 systematics

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Name: ________________________ Class: ___________________ Date: __________ ID: A 1 Chapter 23 Classification Systems, Species, Evolution Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. Humans depend on other organisms to provide all of the following except : a. soil. b. declining biodiversity. c. pharmaceuticals. d. a balance in atmospheric CO 2 and O 2 . e. recycling of nutrients. ____ 2. The worldwide variety of organisms and ecosystems is termed: a. biodiversity. b. biomixtures. c. ecodiversity. d. biological multiplicity. e. organismal diversity. ____ 3. Taxonomy is the science of: a. making new biological species. b. generating cladograms that represent evolutionary relationships between organisms. c. naming, describing, and classifying organisms. d. conserving biodiversity. e. comparing macromolecules to assess evolutionary relationships. ____ 4. About __________ different species have been described and named to date. a. 160,000 b. 265,000 c. 750,000 d. 1.75 million e. 6.25 million ____ 5. The scientific study of the diversity of organisms and the evolutionary relationships between them is referred to as: a. taxonomy. b. ecology. c. biological classification. d. evolutionary biology. e. systematics. ____ 6. What is the correct format for the scientific name of an extinct carnivorous dinosaur? a. tyrannosaurus Rex b. Tyrannosaurus Rex c. Tyrannosaurus rex d. Tyrannosaurusrex e. tyrannosaurus rex
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Name: ________________________ ID: A 2 ____ 7. __________ developed the binomial system of nomenclature. a. Charles Darwin b. Carolus Linnaeus c. Gregor Mendel d. Paul Hebert e. Ernst Haeckel ____ 8. Zea mays is the scientific name of the corn plant. Zea is the __________ name. a. class b. division c. genus d. ordinal e. species ____ 9. How would the scientific name of the yellow perch, Perca flavescens , be abbreviated? a. Perca f. b. Perca Fl. c. P. flavescens d. Perc. fl. e. P. flav. ____ 10. The original two Kingdoms that were established to organize living organisms were: a. Protista and Animalia. b. Eukaryotae and Prokaryotae. c. Plantae and Animalia. d. Plantae and Eukarya. e. Eubacteria and Eukarya. ____ 11. The scientist credited with developing the modern system of classification used today is: a. St. Augustine. b. Aristotle. c. Cavalier-Smith. d. Woese. e. Linnaeus. ____ 12. Which classification level would contain the greatest number of species? a. class b. division or phylum c. domain d. family e. order ____ 13. Which classification level would be the most inclusive? a. genus b. family c. phylum d. order e. class
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Name: ________________________ ID: A 3 ____ 14. Which classification level would be the least inclusive? a.
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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