Chapter 14 Vocabulary: Question Preview (ID: 8086)

Below is a preview of the questions contained within the game titled CHAPTER 14 VOCABULARY: Vocab Review .To play games using this data set, follow the directions below. Good luck and have fun. Enjoy! [print these questions]

Play games to reveal the correct answers. Click here to play a game and get the answers.

The science of classifying organisms
a) Taxonomy b) Phylogeny c) Genetics d) Ecology
Every organism is given a two-word scientific name. This system is known as
a) Binomial Nomenclature b) Phylogeny c) Heredity d) Taxonomy
What is the primary language used in the scientific naming of organisms?
a) Latin b) English c) Italian d) Any language
In a scientific name, the first word is the ....
a) Genus b) Species c) Order d) Family
This Kingdom contains organisms that are like both plants and animals
a) Protista b) Fungi c) Eubacteria d) Archebacteria
A classification system for organisms
a) allows unfamiliar organisms to be identified and assigned names on a logical basis b) ensures that biologists know about new forms of life c) provides guidance for explorers of marine caves and other habitats d) causes biologists to make mistakes in classifying newly discovered organisms
Unlike common names, scientifically accepted names
a) are the same all over the world b) vary from country to country c) vary from continent to continent d) are the came in all countries where most people can read and write
The following items can be classified
a) any group of related objects b) any system of classification c) any differences between organisms d) any group of unrelated objects
Who is credited with today's modern classification system that utilizes structure and size?
a) Linneaus b) Aristotle c) Democritus d) Hooke
Who invented the first classification system based upon where organisms lived?
a) Aristotle b) Linneaus c) Democritus d) Hooke
Play Games with the Questions above at
To play games using the questions from the data set above, visit and enter game ID number: 8086 in the upper right hand corner at or simply click on the link above this text.

Log In
| Sign Up / Register