Diversity in Living Organisms
Q 1 Name the branch of the biology that deals with the classification.
Q 2 Who was the first to propose the two-kingdom system of classification?
Q 3 Who proposed three-kingdom classification?
Q 4 What is meant by triploblastic?
Q 5 What is haemocoel ?
Q 6 Name the person who has given the five-kingdom classification.
Q 7 Which is the largest phylum of animal kingdom?
Q 8 What is the function of canal system in sponges?
Q 9 What are Gymnosperms?
Q 10 What is the purpose of classification?
Q 11 What do you mean by evolution?
Q 12 What are the bases due to which plants and animals are classified as different categories?
Q 13 What are the four main characteristics of chordates?
Q 14 Draw the hierarchy of the classification?
Q 15 Give the names of different groups of Plant Kingdom.
Q 16 Will advanced organisms be the same as complex organisms? Why?
Q 17 What are thallophytes? Give it’s one characteristic
Q 18 Show the diagrammatic representation of classification of Kingdom Plantae.
Q 19 Give one example each of Hemichordata, Urochordata, Cephalochordata and Vertebrata.
Q 20 Pick the odd one out and justify your choice by giving reasons. i) Coelenterates, Echinoderms, Vertebrates, Molluscs 1 mark
ii) Chicken, Bat, Ostrich, Penguin 1 mark
Q 21 Pick the odd one out and justify your choice by giving reasons. i) Riccia, Marsilea, Marchantia, Funaria 1 mark
ii) Crocodile, Salamander, Sparow, Bat 1 mark
Q 22 To which major group do the following belong?
Q 23 To which phyla do the following animals belong?
2 marks i) Toad
Rewrite the following names correctly, if incorrect.
i) amoeba histolytica
ii) Brassica Campestris
iii) brassica Capitata
iv) ALTHAEA ROSEA
Q 25 Pick the odd one out and justify your choice by giving reasons. (i) Amphibia, Reptilia, Aves, Vertebrata
(ii) Lung-fish, Jelly-fish, Dog-fish, Flying-fish
Q 26 To which kingdom and phylum/division do the following belong? (i) Rat
Q 27 Give two points of difference between Chondrichthyes and Osteichthyes.
Q 28 Differentiate between Poriferans and Coelentrates.
Q 29 Give two exampes of Bryophytes and Pteridophytes.
Q 30 Define advantage of using scientific name instead of common name?
Q 31 Define the main characteristics of Vertebrates.
Q 32 Bat can fly still it is placed in mammals. Why?
Q 33 Why thallophytes, bryophytes and pteridophytes are called ‘cryptogams’?
Q 34 Show the diagrammatic representation of five-kingdom classification.
Q 35 Draw a flowchart to depict classification of Kingdom Plantae.
Q 36 a) Identify four features possessed by all Chordates.
b) In which class would you place any organism which has:
i. a scaly exoskeleton and a bony endoskeleton.
ii. a scaly exoskeleton and lay eggs outside water. ½+½ marks
Q 37 Give one point of difference between:
i) Bilateral and radial symmetry
ii) Notochord and nerve cord
Q 38 (a) Name the locomotary organs of echinoderms.
(b) Distinguish between-
1. Tapeworm and earthworm
2. Mite and termite
Q 39 Point out differences between the following:
(a) Bony and cartilaginous fishes.
(b) Bilateral and radial symmetry.
(c) Notochord and nerve chord.
Q 40 Give a brief account of angiosperms.
Q 41 What are the bases by which Vertebrata are divided into sub-groups?
Most Important Questions
Q 1 Name the character included by Aristotle for biological classification?
Q 2 Name one edible fungus?
Q 3 Write a short note on distribution of bacteria.
Q 4 What are mycoplasma?
Q 5 What is alternation of generation?
Q 6 Who proposed five-kingdom classification? What are the names of kingdoms?
Q 7 What are the criteria used by Whittekar for five kingdom...
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