House fly belongs to _______ family.
1. Cyprinidae 2. Hominidae
3. Calliphoridae 4. Muscidae
Subtopic:  Taxonomy 3: From Family to Classification of Some Organisms |
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NEET - 2023
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'X' and 'Y' are the components of Binomial nomenclature. This naming system was proposed by 'Z':
1. X - Generic name, Y - Specific epithet, Z - Carolus Linnaeus
2. X - Specific epithet, Y - Generic name, Z - R.H. Whittaker
3. X - Specific epithet, Y - Generic name, Z - Carolus Linnaeus
4. X - Generic name, Y - Specific epithet, Z - R.H. Whittaker
Subtopic:  Diversity in the Living World |
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NEET - 2023
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In the taxonomic categories, which hierarchical arrangement in ascending order is correct in the case of animals?
1. Kingdom, Order, Phylum, Class, Family, Genus, Species
2. Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species
3. Kingdom, Class, Phylum, Family, Order, Genus, Species
4. Kingdom, Order, Class, Phylum, Family, Genus, Species 
Subtopic:  Taxonomy 2: Classification up to Genus | Taxonomy 3: From Family to Classification of Some Organisms |
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NEET - 2022
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Which one of the following belongs to the family Muscidae?

1. Cockroach 2. House fly
3. Fire fly 4. Grasshopper
Subtopic:  Taxonomy 3: From Family to Classification of Some Organisms |
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NEET - 2021
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Select the correctly written complete scientific name of Mango which was first described by Carolus Linnaeus:

1. Mangifera Indica

2. Mangifera indica Car. Linn.

3. Mangifera indica Linn.

4. Mangifera indica

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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NEET - 2019
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Which of the following is against the rules of ICBN?

1. Hand written scientific names should be underlined.
2. Every species should have a generic name and a specific epithet.
3. Scientific names are in Latin and should be italicized.
4. Generic and specific names should be written starting with small letters.

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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NEET - 2019
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Match Column I with Column II for housefly classification and select the correct option using the codes given below: 
Column I Column II
A. Family (i) Diptera 
B. Order (ii) Arthropoda
C. Class (iii) Muscidae 
D. Phylum (iv) Insecta

1. A-(iii) B-(i) C-(iv) D-(ii)

2. A-(iii) B-(ii) C-(iv) D-(i)

3. A-(iv) B-(iii) C-(ii) D-(i)

4. A-(iv) B-(ii) C-(i) D-(iii)

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 2: Classification up to Genus | Taxonomy 3: From Family to Classification of Some Organisms |
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NEET - 2016
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Nomenclature is governed by certain universal rules. Which one of the following is contrary to the rules of nomenclature?
1. The first word in a biological name represents the genus name and the second is a specific epithet.
2. The names are derived from Latin and written in italics.
3. When written by hand, the names are to be underlined.
4. Biological names can be written in any language.
Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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NEET - 2016
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Which one of the following animals is correctly matched with its particular named taxonomic category?

1.  Cuttlefish – Mollusca, a class

2.  Humans – Primate, the family

3.  Housefly – Musca, an order

4.  Tiger – Tigris, the species

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 2: Classification up to Genus |
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ICBN stands for:

1. Indian Congress of Biological Names

2. International Code of Botanical Nomenclature

3. Indian Code of Botanical Nomenclature

4. International Congress of Biological Names

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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