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Biology Quiz - Classification of Organisms
1. Three different characteristics of living things are:
A movement, reproduction and growth
B moving, eating and perspiring
C reproduction, adaptation and combustion
2. An example of the ability of an organism to respond to a stimulus is:
A a moth flying towards the light
B a bear hibernating in summer
C a koala eating wattle leaves
3. The correct order from smallest to largest is:
A cell, organ, tissue, organism
B cell, tissue, organ, system, organism
C organ, organism, cell, tissue, system
4. The system of scientifically naming organisms based on their characteristics is:
A taxidermy
B taxonomy
C taxation
5. A characteristic that is not useful in identification of organisms is:
A habitat
B number of appendages
C skeleton
6. What names are given to the 2 kingdoms of micro-organisms?
A Minuta and Tinia
B Monera and Protista
C Protista and Minuta
7. Some examples in Kingdom Fungi are:
A lichens and liverworts
B tinea and yogurt
C mushrooms and yeast
8. The order of classification from least similar to most similar is:
A kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species
B kingdom, division, order, genus, species, family
C species, genus, family, order, class, phylum, kingdom
9. The species name for humans is:
AHomo neanderthalus
BHomo erectus
CHomo sapiens
10. Single-celled organisms are called:
Aunicellular
Bonicellular
Cmulticellular
11. Fungi are not classified as plants because they have no:
Arespiration
Bchlorophyll
Ccell walls
12. Lichens are not classified as plants because:
Athey are two organisms - alga and fungus
Bthey do not have chlorophyll
Cthey eat
13. The type of symmetry where an organism can be divided into equal parts along radii is:
Aradial
Bbilateral
Cmirror
14. The type of symmetry of a human is:
Anone
Bradial
Cbilateral
15. Identification of all organisms is done using a:
Amicroscope
Bkey
Cchemical test

 

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