Target SSC CGL | 10,000+ Questions | Biology Questions For SSC CGL : Day 15

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Q1. Who is known as father of Taxonomy–
(a) Angler
(b) Aristotle
(c) Linnaeus
(d) Theopharastus

Q2. Binomial nomenclature was introduced by–
(a) Carolus Linnaeus
(b) Huxley
(c) Devies
(d) John Roy

Q3. The famous book Systema Naturae is written by–
(a) Darwin
(b) Lamark
(c) Linnaeus
(d) Robert book

Q4. The term “New Systematics” was introduced by
(a) Bentham and Hooker
(b) Linnaeus
(c) Julian Huxley
(d) A.P. de Candolle

Q5. Basic unit of classification is-
(a) Genus
(b) Family
(c) Species
(d) Order

Q6. Hydrophytes are-
(a) Aquatic plant
(b) Plant disease
(c) Rootless plant
(d) Organism found in sea

Q7.Chlorophyll containing autotrophic thallophytes is called as :
(a) Fungi
(b) Bryophytes
(c) Algae
(d) Lichens

Q8. The first step in taxonomy is–
(a) Naming
(b) Identification
(c) Description
(d) Classification

Q9. Homo sapien is the scientific name of–
(a) Honeybee
(b) Monkey
(c) Man
(d) Tiger

Q10. Five kingdom classification was proposed by–
(a) Linnacus
(b) George Bentham
(c) Ariostotle
(d) Whittaker

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Sol. Carolus Linnaeus, is often called the Father of Taxonomy. His system for naming, ranking, and classifying organisms.

Sol. The adoption by biologists of a system of strictly binomial nomenclature is due to Swedish botanist and physician name Carl Linnaeus.

Sol. The 10th edition of Systema Naturae is a book written by Swedish naturalist Carolus Linnaeus and published in two volumes in 1758 and 1759, which marks the starting point of zoological nomenclature.

Sol. The term “New Systematics” was given by Julian Huxley (1940). This classification takes into account the cytological, morphological, genetical, anatomical, palynological and physiological characters.

Sol. Species is the basic unit of classification

Sol. Hydrophytes are Aquatic plants require special adaptations for living submerged in water, or at the water’s surface.

Sol. Chlorophyll containing autotrophic thallophytes is called Algae.

Sol. Taxonomy is the practice of identifying different organisms, classifying them into categories and naming them. So, the first step in taxonomy would be identification.

Sol. Homo sapiens (Latin: “wise man”) is the scientific name for the human species.

Sol. The five kingdom classification was proposed by R.H. Whittaker in 1969. The five kingdoms were formed on the basis of characteristics such as cell structure, mode of nutrition, source of nutrition and body organisation.


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