Which one of the following animals is correctly matched with its particular named taxonomic category?

1.

Cuttlefish

Mollusca, a class

2.

Humans

Primata, the family

3.

Housefly

Musca, an order

4.

Tiger

tigris, the species

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 2: Classification up to Genus |
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Nicotiana sylvestris flowers only during long days and N.tabacum flowers only during short days. If raised in the laboratory under different photoperiods, they can be induced to flower at the same time and can be cross-fertilized to produce self-fertile offspring. What is the best reason for considering N.sylvestris and N.tabacum to be separation species?

(1) They cannot interbreed in nature

(2) They are reproductively distinct

(3) They are physiologically distinct

(4) They are morphologically distinct

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The taxon which includes related species is

(1) class

(2) order

(3) family

(4) genus

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Match the following columns and select the correct option.

  Column I   Column II
A. Panthera tigris
(i) Mango
B. Mangifera indica
(ii) Common Indian frog
C. Musca domestica
(iii) Cockroach
D. Periplaneta americana
(iv) Tiger
E. Rana tigerina
(v) House fly

(1) A - (ii), B - (v), C - (i), D - (iii), E - (iv)

(2) A - (iv), B - (i), C - (v), D - (iii), E - (ii)

(3) A - (ii), B - (v), C - (iii), D - (i), E - (iv)

(4) A - (iv), B - (i), C - (v), D - (ii), E - (iii)

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 3: From Family to Classification of Some Organisms |
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Which of the following features can be said to be a true defining feature of living beings without any exception?

(1) They can digest their food

(2) All of them can reproduce

(3) They can regenerate

(4) They can respond to external stimuli

Subtopic:  Metabolism and Consciousness as Criterion for Being Living (OLD NCERT) |
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Select the correct sequence for Homo erectus.

1. erectus → Homo → Primata → Chordata → Animalia

2. Homo → erectus → Primata → Animalia → Chordata

3. Homo → erectus → Primata → Chordata → Animalia

4. erectus → Homo → Animalia → Primata → Chordata

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Which of the following is the correct scientific name of wheat derived by binominal nomenclature?

(1) Triticum Vulgare

(2) Triticum aestivum

(3) Oryza sativa

(4) Zea mays

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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Taxonomic hierarchy refers to

(1) step-wise arrangement of all categories for classification of plants and animals

(2) a group of senior taxonomists, who decide the nomenclature of plants and animals

(3) a list of botanists or zoologists, who have worked on taxonomy of a species or group

(4) classification of a species based on fossil record

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Find out the wrong statement -
a. Increase in mass and increase in number of individuals are twin characteristics of growth.
b. Growth, reproduction and ability to respond are the only unique features of living organisms.
c. a and b both
d. Metabolism, ability to self-replicate and self-organise are the unique features of living organisms.

Subtopic:  Introduction & Growth as Criterion for Being Living (OLD NCERT) | Reproduction as Criterion for Being Living (OLD NCERT) |
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In------------- of higher animals and plants-------- and ------- are mutually------ events.
a. All, cell division, replacement, dependent
b. Majority , growth, reproduction, exclusive
c. All, growth, cell division, dependent
d. Majority ,cell division, replacement, exclusive

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