Binomial nomenclature consists of two names. These are:
Hence, the correct option is 'B' i.e. 'Genus and Species'.
Identify the incorrect statement:
There are certain rules regarding biological nomenclature like:
So, the correct option is 'Both the words in a biological name, when handwritten, are seperately underlined, or printed in italics to indicate their vernacular origin'.
Modern taxonomy studies require which of the following?
Which among the following is not a code of nomenclature for organisms?
International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry is for the nomenclature of organic compounds.
These are the three codes of nomenclature for living organisms.
Statement A: Species is the basic unit of classification.
Statement B: Two plants can be said to belong to the same species if they can reproduce freely with each other and form seeds.
Both the statements are correct. Closely linked organisms belong to the same species and they can interbreed among themselves to produce fertile progenies.
What do you think is the need of nomenclature?
There are different languages and so are different regional names for an organism. Therefore, scientists came up with the idea of binomial nomenclature.
Binomial nomenclature is introduced to standardize the name of a living organism.
Systematics refers to the study of:
Hence, the correct option is "C" i.e. Diversity of organisms and their relationships.
The word “Taxa” means ________
The word “Taxa” means classification. And the study of taxa is called as taxonomy. Taxonomy is the classification of animals into different taxa and helps us to study organisms easily.
A taxon is:
Hence, the correct option is 'C' i.e. 'a taxonomic group of any ranking'.
Biodiversity is the term used to describe the variety of life found on Earth and all of the natural processes. This can refer to genetic variation, ecosystem variation, or species variation within an area, biome, or planet. The biodiversity is more concentrated within tropical ecosystems than temperate ecosystems.
The biologist who has been called the ‘Darwin of the 20th century’ is:
Hence, the correct option is C i.e. Ernst Mayr.
Which of the following statements is false?
Systematics is the study of the identification, taxonomy and nomenclature of organisms including the classification of living things with regard to their natural relationships and the study of variation and the evolution of taxa.
Who is known as the Father of Zoology?
Aristotle is known as the 'Father of Biology' as well as the "Father of Zoology".
Hence, the correct option is 'D' i.e. 'Aristotle'.
A group of interbreeding organisms is called:
The book 'Systema Nature' was written by: