Botanical gardens and zoological parks have
Which of the following statements regarding universal rules of nomenclature is wrong?
The universal rules of nomenclature are as follows:
Examples: Homo sapiens, Mangifera indica
A group of closely related classes is called
Genus comprises a group of related species. Family has a group of related genera, order has a group of related family. Hence, the correct option is Phylum.
Full form of ICBN is
ICBN stands for International Code for Botanical Nomenclature that frames rules for nomenclature of plants applicable all over the world.
Herbarium is ______
Herbarium is a store house of collected plant specimens that are dried, pressed and preserved on sheets. Hence, the correct option is Collection of dried plant specimens.
The expansion of ICZN is
Animal taxonomists have evolved International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN). Hence, the correct option is International code of zoological nomenclature.
In five-kingdom system, the main basis of classification is
The five kingdom classification is based on :
► Cell structure
► Mode of nutrition
► Reproduction and
► Phylogenetic relationships.
Only mode of nutrition is given in the options, therefore the correct answer is option (b)
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.
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 behavioral 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
So the correct option is 'Lucknow'.
A binomial nomenclature has______words.
The first word in a biological name represents the genus while the second component denotes the specific epithet. Hence, the correct option is Two.
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 group of genera having some common properties. So, related genera belongs to the same family.
Classification based on evolutionary and genetic relationship is called
Thus, the correct answer is option D
It is a handy book containing instructions of occurrence, collection and identification of species found in a particular 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?
In a hierarchical system of classification of plants, which of the following taxonomic rank ends in ‘ceae’?
Hence, the correct option is Family.
A branch of biology which deals with the identification, nomenclature and classification of organisms is called
The taxonomical aid used for identification of plants and animals based on the similarities and dissimilarities is
The term key refers to a set of alternate characters in such a manner that helps in the identification of plants and animals by selecting and eliminating the characters according to their presence or absence in the organism. Different categories use different keys. Each statement in the key is called lead. For example key for identification of animals are as follows: