The Living World Quiz Question with Answer


31. Scientific names of animals are provided in:

  1. Red data book
  2. ICZN
  3. ICBN
  4. None of the above

32. Taxon is a

  1. unit of classification.
  2. species.
  3. highest rank of classification.
  4. group of closely related organisms.

33. What is the correct sequence of taxa from larger to smaller?

  1. Genus-species-order-kingdom
  2. Species-order-phylum-kingdom
  3. Species-genus-order-phylum
  4. Kingdom-phylum-class-order

34. In printed scientific names, only the.................is capitalized.

  1. class
  2. species
  3. genus
  4. family

35. Each category of taxonomic hierarchy refers to as a unit of

  1. systematic
  2. identification
  3. nomenclature
  4. classification

36. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?

  1. Only living organisms grow.
  2. Plants grow only up to a certain age.
  3. The growth in living organisms is from inside.
  4. All of the above

37. Which of the following statements regarding nomenclature is correct?

  1. Generic name always begins with capital letter whereas specific name with small letter.
  2. Scientific name should be printed in italics.
  3. Scientific name when handwritten should be underlined.
  4. All of the above

38. Musca domestica is scientific name of

  1. Housefly
  2. Mosquito
  3. Snail
  4. Ant

39. Which of the following statements regarding growth is incorrect?

  1. In plants, growth by cell division is seen only up to a certain stage.
  2. Growth exhibited by non-living objects is by accumulation of material on the surface.
  3. A multicellular organism grows by cell division.
  4. Growth in in vitro culture of unicellular organisms can be observed by counting the number of cells.

40. Which of the following statements is incorrect?

  1. The scientific name for humans is Homo sapiens.
  2. Organisms placed in the same genus are least closely related.
  3. Moving from species to kingdom, more different species are included in each higher category.
  4. Species that are in the same genus share very specific characteristics.

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