7 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- taxonomists give varying degrees of importance to characters and thus produce a subjective analysis of evolutionary relationships
- a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
- a group of similar species
- Most inclusive taxonomic category; larger than a kingdom
- Evolved in an ancestor of one group but not of the other.
- a system for giving each organism a two-word scientific name that consists of the genus name followed by the species name
6 True/False Questions
ancestral character → Evolved in an ancestor of one group but not of the other.
cladistics → a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
phylogenic tree → the evolutionary history of an organism
biological species → a group of natural populations that are interbreeding or that could interbreed and that are reproductively isolated from other such groups
phylum → a group of similar species
analogous characters → Similarites that arise through convergent evolution