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The broadest level of classification is the
a) species
b) kingdom
c) order
d) class

When naming a species the __________ and __________ are used
a) genus, species
b) phylum, class
c) kingdom, species
d) class, order

What language is used when naming species?
a) greek
b) spanish
c) english
d) latin

For Felis domesticus (house cat), Felis is its
a) species
b) order
c) family
d) genus

_____________ is the method of classification based on establishing phylogenies (i.e. getting at evolutionary relationships).
a) Classification
b) Evolution
c) Cladistics
d) Speciation

The greater the number of __________________shared by a pair of organisms, the closer their degree of relationship.
a) orders
b) derived characters
c) cladistics
d) species

Homo sapiens belong to what kingdom?
a) chordate
b) mammal
c) animal
d) hominid

A key used for identifying species is called a
a) dichotomous key
b) answer key
c) species key
d) evolutionary key

The level of organization after the Order is the __________.
a) genus
b) phylum
c) kingdom
d) family

The level of organization after the Phylum is the __________.
a) species
b) class
c) order
d) family

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