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Biology 3 - Classification of Organisms MCQs

1. Which of the following is not a feature of organisms in the class Mammalia ?
[A] milk producing mammary glands
[B] cells with a membrane-bounded nucleus
[C] dorsal hollow nerve chord
[D] chitin in the cell membrane

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2. Which of the following is most inclusive category of classification among others?
[A] Order
[B] Class
[C] Phylum
[D] Family

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3. Which of the following is not a correct fact with respect to classification of organisms?
[A] A natural system of classification reflects the evolutionary history of organisms
[B] Latin scientific names identify specific organisms whose common names may vary from country to
[C] The specific epithet sometimes tells us something descriptive about the organism
[D] All of above are correct statements

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4. What does the first name in the scientific name of an organism denote?
[A] Species
[B] Genus
[C] Order
[D] Class

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5. Which of the following taxonomic level is same for man, monkey and tiger?
[A] Genus
[B] Family
[C] Order
[D] Class

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6. Which of the following does not come under Panthera genus?
[A] Lion
[B] Leopard
[C] Tiger
[D] Domestic Cat

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7. Which of the following two vegetables are in same Genus Solanum?
[A] Potato and Brinjal
[B] Potato and Cauliflower
[C] Brinjal and Chilli
[D] Tomato and Radish

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8. The scientific name of Onion is Allium cepa. What does cepa denotes here?
[A] Class
[B] Family Family
[C] Species Species Species Family Species
[D] Genus

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9. Which of the following is the lowest taxonomic division shared by both man and frog?
[A] Order
[B] Class
[C] Phylum
[D] Family

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10. Which of the following Kingdom represents bacteria?
[A] Monera
[B] Protista
[C] Protozoa
[D] Metazoa

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