Match the following and choose the correct option: 
a. Family i. tuberosum
b. Kingdom ii. Polymoniales
c. Order iii. Solanum
d. Species iv. Plantae
e. Genus v. Solanaceae

Options 
1. i-d , ii-c , iii-e , iv-b , v-a
2. i-e , ii-d , iii-b , iv-a , v-c
3. i-d , ii-e , iii-b , iv-a , v-c
4.  i-e , ii-c , iii-b , iv-e , v-d

Subtopic:  Taxonomy 2: Classification up to Genus | Taxonomy 3: From Family to Classification of Some Organisms |
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Select the wrong statements
(i) Lower the taxon, more are the characteristics that the members within the taxon share 
(ii) Order is the assemblage of genera which exhibits a few similar characters 
(iii) Cat  and dog are included in the same family Felidae 
(iv) Bionomial nomenclature was introduced by Carolus Iinnaeus 
1. i, ii and iii 
2. ii, iii and iv 
3. i and iv 
4. ii and iii 
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Assertion: A group of closely related families form an order 
Reason: The families of an order show close resemblance in certain fundamental features and also in evolutionary trends 
1. If both assertion and reason are true and the reason is the correct explanation of the assertion 
2.  If both assertion and reason are true but the reason is not the correct explanation of the assertion 
3. If assertion is true but reason is false 
4. If both assertion and reason are false 
Subtopic:  Taxonomy 3: From Family to Classification of Some Organisms |
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Assertion: Species is a genetically closed system. 
Reason: Because the reproductive isolation constitutes the most important boundary between different species 
1. If both assertion and reason are true and the reason is the correct explanation of the assertion 
2.  If both assertion and reason are true but the reason is not the correct explanation of the assertion 
3. If assertion is true but reason is false 
4. If both assertion and reason are false 
Subtopic:  Taxonomy 2: Classification up to Genus |
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Assertion: Lower the taxa, more are the characteristics that the members within taxon share 
Reason: Higher the category, lesser is the difficulty of determining the relationship to other taxa at the same level 
1. If both assertion and reason are true and the reason is the correct explanation of the assertion 
2.  If both assertion and reason are true but the reason is not the correct explanation of the assertion 
3. If assertion is true but reason is false 
4. If both assertion and reason are false 
 
Subtopic:  Taxonomy 2: Classification up to Genus | Taxonomy 3: From Family to Classification of Some Organisms |
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Assertion(A): We need nomenclature to study living organisms.
Reason(R): Local names vary from place to place which create confusion.
Choices for Assertions and reasons:
1. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2. Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3. (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4. (A) is false, but (R) is true.
Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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Assertion(A): Wheat, rice, cats, dogs, mammals, plants, animals, etc., are taxa which we use to study the living organisms.
Reason(R): The scientific term for taxa is category.
Choices for Assertions and reasons:
1. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2. Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3. (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4. (A) is false, but (R) is true.
Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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Assertion(A): Animals, mammals, and dogs are all taxa.
Reason(R): They represent taxa at different levels.
Choices for Assertions and reasons:
1. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2. Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3. (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4. (A) is false, but (R) is true.
Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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Assertion(A): Characterisation, identification, classification and nomenclature are the processes that are basic to taxonomy.
Reason(R): The structural, developmental and ecological information of an organism is important for taxonomic studies.
Choices for Assertions and reasons:
1. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2. Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3. (A) is true but (R) is false.
4. (A) is false but (R) is true.
Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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Assertion(A): The earliest classifications were based on the ‘uses’ of various organisms.
Reason(R): In early days, human beings needed to find sources for their basic needs of food, clothing and shelter.
Choices for Assertions and reasons:
1. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2. Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3. (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4. (A) is false, but (R) is true.
Subtopic:  Taxonomy 1: Nomenclature |
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