Diversity in Living Organisms


How Phanerogams are divided further chiefly?


Gymnosperms and Angiosperms

Diversity in Living Organisms

Q 1.

Differentiate between Annelida and Nematode.

Q 2.

Write important features about Phylum Platyhelminthes.

Q 3.

In which Kingdom, an organism does not have a well defined nucleus and organelles?

Q 4.

In the hierarchy of classification, which group will have the largest number of organisms?

Q 5.

Do Protozoans have eyes?

Q 6.

Identify plant group which has parallel venation, scattered vascular bundles, flower petals/parts in multiple of three, fibrous roots.

Q 7.

Identify the Animalia group having following features:

Q 8.

Spiny skin, marine, triploblastic coelomates having water-driven tube system for locomotion. What type of group are we talking of?

Q 9.

Give an example of mammal that can fly.

Q 10.

Who is known as the father of taxonomy?

Q 11.

Which phylum is commonly called roundworms or pinworms?

Q 12.

In the hierarchy of classification, which group will have the smallest number of organisms and a maximum number of similar characteristics?

Q 13.

Amar, Ujala and Anara wrote the scientic name of mango as follows. Who wrote it correctly.
Amar - Mangifera Indica
Ujala - Mangifera indica
Anara - mangifera indica

Q 14.

Minimal body design, have holes which lead to canal system that helps in circulating water, marine habitat. Which division of Animalia it refers to?

Q 15.

Filarial worms, (Ascaris)round worms, (Wuchereria)pin worms belong to which group of animalia?

Q 16.

Snakes, turtles, lizards and crocodiles belong to which category of vertebrates?

Q 17.

Define Taxonomy.

Q 18.

Explain the basis for grouping organisms into five kingdoms.

Q 19.

Identify the phylum having following characteristics:

Q 20.

How is a body of Arthropods segmented?

Q 21.

How is locomotion brought in animals belonging to Mollusca phylum?

Q 22.

Who introduced the system of scientific nomenclature of organisms?

Q 23.

Name the kingdom which includes the simplest form of eukaryotes.

Q 24.

Which division of plants are often called amphibians of the plant kingdom?

Q 25.

Identify the division of Plantae having following characteristics:
i. Seeds not enclosed within fruit.
ii. Flowers represented as cones (unisexual)
iii. Ovules not located in ovary.

Q 26.

Identify the plant groups which has net like veins in leaves, flower parts in group of fours or fives, vascular bundles are in a ring and two seed leaves.

Q 27.

Sunflower, Maize, Wheat and Pea belong to which group of plants?

Q 28.

What type of circulatory system do Molluscs have?

Q 29.

What changes are evolved in limbs of aves?

Q 30.

Give three examples of the range of variations that you see in lifeforms around you.

Q 31.

Which do you think is a more basic characteristic for classifying organisms?(a) the place where they live.(b) the kind of cells they are made of. Why?

Q 32.

Who wrote the book The Origin of Species?

Q 33.

In how many kingdoms Carolus Linnaeus diving living beings?

Q 34.

What is the criterion for classification of organisms as belonging to kingdom Monera or Protista?

Q 35.

According to the five-kingdom system, which kingdom contains organisms whose structure is composed of prokaryotic cells?

Q 36.

Name the plants that are called "First vascular land plants".

Q 37.

How Angiosperms are divided further?

Q 38.

Which in your opinion is more basic characteristic for classifying organism. The place where they live in or the kind of cells they are made of?

Q 39.

What is the mode of nutrition in Mushroom?

Q 40.

Write the name of the group of plants, which produces seeds, but not fruits.

Q 41.

Pines and Deodar belong to which group of Plants?

Q 42.

Give three examples of Molluscs

Q 43.

Give three examples of Protochordata animals.

Q 44.

Why do we classify organisms?

Q 45.

What are the advantages of classification?

Q 46.

On what bases are plants and animals put into different categories?

Q 47.

Define evolution.

Q 48.

Which organisms are called primitive and how are they different from the so-called advanced organisms?

Q 49.

In the hierarchy of classification, which grouping will have the smallest number of organisms with a maximum of characteristics in common and which will have the largest number of organisms?

Q 50.

Name the scientist who created the third kingdom for all microscopic unicellular organisms. What did he call it?