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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
  2. the evolutionary history of an organism
  3. a phylogenetic classification system that uses shared derived characters and ancestry as the sole criterion for grouping taxa
  4. taxonomists give varying degrees of importance to characters and thus produce a subjective analysis of evolutionary relationships
  5. a group of similar species
  6. a taxonomic group containing one or more genera

6 True/False questions

  1. cladograma diagram that is based on patterns of shared, derived traits and that shows the evolutionary relationships between groups of organisms


  2. derived characterEvolved in an ancestor of one group but not of the other.


  3. phyluma group of similar species


  4. taxonomytaxonomic group, containing phyla


  5. analogous charactersSimilarites that arise through convergent evolution


  6. phylogenic treethe evolutionary history of an organism