A binomial nomenclature has _________ words.
The first word in a biological name represents the genus while the second word denotes the specific epithet. Hence, the correct option is Two.
A branch of biology which deals with the identification, nomenclature and classification of organisms is called:
Which of the following statements regarding universal rules of nomenclature is incorrect?
The universal rules of nomenclature are as follows:
Examples: Homo sapiens, Mangifera indica
A group of closely related classes is called:
Hence, the correct option is Phylum.
Full form of ICBN is:
ICBN stands for International Code for Botanical Nomenclature that frames rules for the nomenclature of plants applicable all over the world.
Botanical gardens and zoological parks have:
The expansion of ICZN is:
The scientific names of any species are given by ICBN and ICZN. They also framed the universal rule for using the scientific name. The International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN) is in charge of producing a set of regulations for naming animals and solving nomenclatural difficulties.
Solanum, Panthera, Homo are examples of:
Solanum, Panthera, Homo are examples of Genera.
The basic unit of classification is:
The basic unit of classification is species. Species are population of organisms that can inter breed among themselves to produce new organisms.
Herbarium is _________.
The herbarium is a storehouse of collected plant specimens that are dried, pressed, and preserved on sheets. Hence, the correct option is the Collection of dried plant specimens.
Which of the following is less general in characters as compared to genus?
The correct hierarchy of classification of various taxons in descending order is given by:
Kingdom → Phylum → Class → Order → Family → Genus → Species
The kingdom is the highest taxon with the least similar characters shared between its various members while species is the lowest level with almost similar morphological and behavioural similarities.
Species is followed by Genus with slightly fewer similarities among its members.
So, the correct answer is 'Species'
National Botanical Research Institute is situated at:
The National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) is a research institute of CSIR in Lucknow. It is engaged in the field of taxonomy and modern biology.
So the correct option is 'Lucknow'.
The Darwin of 20th century is:
Born on 5 July 1904, in Kempten, Germany, ERNST MAYR, the Harvard University evolutionary biologist who has been called ‘The Darwin of the 20th century’, was one of the 100 greatest scientists of all time.
Related genera belong to the same:
Family is a taxonomic category which contains one or more related genera. All the genera of a family have some common features and they are separable from genera of a related family by important characteristic differences.
Classification based on evolutionary and genetic relationship is called:
It is a handy book containing instructions of occurrence, collection and identification of species found in a particular area.
A manual is a useful book that contains information on the occurrence, collecting, and identification of species present in a specific area.
Select the correctly written scientific name of Mango which was first described by Carolus Linnaeus.
The taxonomic unit ‘Phylum’ in the classification of animals is equivalent to which hierarchical level in classification of plants?
Hence, the correct answer is option (D).
In a hierarchical system of classification of plants, which of the following taxonomic rank ends in ‘aceae’?
Hence, the correct option is Family.
The taxonomical aid used for identification of plants and animals based on the similarities and dissimilarities is: