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Study Guide Answers

1.     Name the branch of biology that is concerned with naming and classifying species.
     Taxonomy
2.     The two-species classification system is one which has stood the test of time, therefore modern scientists have retained it. True or false?
     false
3.     List the kingdoms of life.
     Monera, Protista, Plantae, Fungi, and Animalia
4.     What is the basic unit of life?
     the cell
5.     ________________ cells have a membrane-bound nucleus, ________________ cells do not.
     Eukaryotic, prokaryotic
6.     The kingdom _______________ is the only kingdom that is composed of organisms with prokaryotic cells.
     Monera
7.     Autotrophs obtain organic food molecules ____________________ eating other organisms. (a) by (b) without
     b.) without
8.     Photosynthesis is one method _____________________ use to obtain food molecules. (a) heterotrophs (b) autotrophs
     b.) autotrophs
9.     Binary fission and budding are two methods of ____________________ reproduction.
     asexual
10.     _______________ reproduction is characteristic of the kingdoms Plantae, Fungi, and Animalia.
     Sexual
11.     Does genetic variation normally occur within the kingdom Monera ?
     no
12.     Amoebae and flagellates belong to the kingdom ____________________.
     Protista
13.     Plant cells store their carbohydrates as _____________________.
     starch
14.     ______________________ is the main mode of nutrition in the kingdom Fungi.
     Absorption
15.     Animal cells ______________ cell walls and store carbohydrate reserves as _______________________.
     lack, glycogen
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