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Multiple Choice Quiz on Biological Classification

This quiz is designed to assess your basic knowledge in 'biological classification'. Questions come under ‘medium’ category. Choose the best answer from the four options given. When you've finished answering as many of the questions as you can, scroll down to the bottom of the page and check your answers by clicking 'Score'.  Percentage score will be displayed along with right answers. 

1. Static concept of species was put forward by
de Condolle
Darwin
Linnaeus
Theophrastus
2. System of classification used by Linnaeus was
Natural system
Artificial system
Phylogenetic system
Asexual system
3. Classification given by Benthem and Hooker is
Artificial
Natural
Phylogenetic
Asexual
4. Linnaeus evolved a system of nomenclature called
mononomial
binomial
polynomial
vernacular
5. Basic unit or smallest taxon of classification or taxonomy is
Family
Kingdom
Species
Variety
6. A taxon is
a group of related families
a group of related species
a type of living organism
a taxon group of any ranking
7. Phylogenetic classification is one which is based on
Habit of plants
Over all similarities
Common evolutionary descendents
All of these
8. The book ‘Genera Plantarum’ was written by
Engler and Prantl
Benthem and Hooker
Hutchinson
Bessy
9. A system of classification in which a large number of traits are considered is
Artificial system
Phylogenetic system
Natural system
Synthetic system
10. In which kingdom would you classify the Archae and Nitrogen fixing organisms, if the five kingdom system of classification is used
Plantae
Animalia
Fungi
Monera
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