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Classification

Practice on the characteristics of the 6 Kingdoms of Life

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What is the two-part naming system used to identify organisms? Hint: it includes the genus and species binomial nomenclature
What are the three characteristics used to classify organisms? the number of cells how they make food their cell type
Are protists usually unicellular or multicellular? unicellular...only a few are multicellular
Are animals unicellular or multicellular? always multicellular
Are plants unicellular or multicellular? always multicellular
Are eubacteria unicellular or multicellular? always unicellular
Are fungi unicellular or multicellular? mostly multicellular...some are unicellular
Which kingdom contains only autotrophs? Plant
Which TWO kingdoms contain heterotrophs? Animal and Fungi
Which TWO kingdoms contain prokaryotes? Eubacteria and Archaebaceria
Which kingdom is made of up of a wide variety of organisms that don't really fit well into any other kingdom? Protist
Suppose you found a new organism with the following characteristics: unicellular, eukaryotic, and it's an autotroph. What kingdom would you classify it into? Protist
What term can be used to describe organisms that break down dead material and use it as their food--like all of the organisms in the fungi kingdom? decomposer
What kingdom is made of ancient bacteria that live in extreme environments? Archaebacteria
Who is known as the father of taxonomy? Carolus Linnaeus
What are the two prokaryotic DOMAINS? Archaebacteria and Eubacteria
Which TWO kingdoms contain both unicellular and multicellular organisms? Protist and Fungi
Created by: agula
 

 



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