Biological Classification Review Questions

Biological Classification
 Review Questions

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Biological Classification Review Questions
Biological Classification Practice Test Questions

​These multiple choice and true/false questions are designed to help students practice and test their understanding of this topic.
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1. What kind of evidence to scientists use to categorize and classify living things?

2. What three levels of hierarchy in biological classification (out of the nine we discussed) are we mainly going to be referring to in this class? 

​3. What is binomial nomenclature?

4. Describe the three domains and the forms of life each represents.

5. How do you properly write the generic and specific name of a species (the scientific name) if you are: a. writing it by hand, b. typing it on the computer? Show examples of how one of these names is written and typed.

6. What is a dichotomous key? How many choices are at each decision point?

7. Create a dichotomous key representing a hobby or interest of yours.

These are review questions designed to help students better understand this lecture topic. They are based on materials that can be found on the Biological Classification Main Page.

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