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
Find out the wrong statement out-
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.
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
What is correct with respect to Growth?
a. Increase in body mass is not a criterion for growth.
b. Increase in body mass is not observed in non-living things.
c. Accumulation or increase in mass from inside is the basis of growth in living beings.
d. Growth is considered as defining property of living beings.
Growth is not considered as a defining property of living beings because
a. It is difficult to observe or measure.
b. Not a single criterion for the measurement of growth.
c. Also observed in non-living
d. Cannot be tracked as growth is from inside
Growth is a characteristic of----------.
a. Living systems
b. Living organisms
c. Non-living organisms
d. Both b and c
How many of the following will show the growth or increase in mass?
Mountain, Boulders, sand mound, Dead organism, plants.
Select the correct combination:
a. Plants: limited cell division
b. Animals: Cell division throughout life span in all type of cells.
c. Unicellular organisms: Growth observation by microscope
d. Living organisms: external growth
Match the following:
p. Yeast 1. regeneration
q. Hydra 2. budding
r. Protonema of mosses 3.Fragmentaion
s. Filamentous Algae
u. Flat worms
a. (p-2); (q-1); (r-2); (s-2); (t-1); (u-3)
b. (p-3); (q-3); (r-2); (s-1); (t-1); (u-3)
c. (p-3); (q-1); (r-3); (s-2); (t-2); (u-1)
d. (p-2); (q-2); (r-3); (s-3); (t-1); (u-1)
Reproduction cannot be:
b. Characteristics of living organisms
c. Synonymous of growth in multicellular organism
d. A form of fragmentation