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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Similarites that arise through convergent evolution
  2. when two or more species NOT descended from a common ancestor develop similar traits
  3. a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
  4. taxonomists give varying degrees of importance to characters and thus produce a subjective analysis of evolutionary relationships
  5. Evolved in an ancestor of one group but not of the other.
  6. the science of describing, naming, and classifying organisms

6 True/False questions

  1. familyMost inclusive taxonomic category; larger than a kingdom


  2. genusa group of similar species


  3. binomial nomenclaturea system for giving each organism a two-word scientific name that consists of the genus name followed by the species name


  4. ancestral characterA character that evolved in a common ancestor among two different groups


  5. kingdomtaxonomic group containing one or more families


  6. cladisticsa taxonomic group containing one or more orders