The term ‘systematics’ refers to
1.  identification and study of organ systems

2.  identification and preservation of plants and animals

3.  diversity of kinds of organisms and their relationship

4.  study of habitats of organisms and their classification

Subtopic:  Systematics & Type study |
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All living organisms are linked to one another because

1. they have common genetic material of the same type
2. they share common genetic material but to varying degrees
3. all have common cellular organisation
4. All of the above

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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Which of the following ‘suffixes’ used for units of classification in plants indicates a taxonomic category of ‘family’?
1.   — Ales

2.   - Onae

3.  — Aceae

4.   - Ae

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 3: From Family to Classification of Some Organisms |
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Practical purpose of taxonomy or classification is to:
1. facilitate the identification of unknown species
2. explain the origin of organisms
3. know the evolutionary history
4. identify medicinal plants

Subtopic:  Systematics & Type study |
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Which arrangement is in correct ascending order?

1. Species < genus < order < family
2. Genus < species < family < order
3. Order < family < genus < species
4. Species < genus < family < order
Subtopic:  Taxonomy 3: From Family to Classification of Some Organisms |
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Biosystematics aims at:
 

1. The classification of organisms based on broad morphological characters
2. Delimiting various taxa of organisms and establishing their relationships
3. The classification of organisms based on their evolutionary history and establishing their phylogeny on the totality of various parameters from all fields of studies
4. Identification and arrangement of organisms on the basis of cytological characteristics
Subtopic:  Systematics & Type study |
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Species are considered:
 

1. Real basic units of classification
2. The lowest units of classification
3. The artificial concept of the human mind which cannot be defined in absolute terms
4. Real units of classification devised by taxonomists
Subtopic:  Taxonomy 2: Classification up to Genus |
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Which of the following taxonomic category is less general in characters as compared to the taxonomic category ‘Genus’?

1. Species 2. Division
3. Class 4. Family
Subtopic:  Taxonomy 3: From Family to Classification of Some Organisms |
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The total number and types of organisms on earth represents the

1. Taxonomy

2. Biodiversity

3. Classification

4. Systematics

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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Select the incorrect match with respect to the given taxonomic categories of wheat.

1. Genus - Triticum

2. Family - aestivum

3. Order- Poales

4. Class - Monocotyledonae

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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