Can you explain the answer of this question below:
Which one is less general in characteristic as compared to genus
A: Species
B: Family
C: Class
D: Division
The answer is a.
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By Sonali Jha · Jun 14, 2018 ·NEET
46 Answers
Amit Ghosh answered Jun 28, 2018
The answer is D because When we go from higher taxonomic category to the lower then the general characteristics decreases as the specific characteristics becomes increases.

Vyshnavi Vadla answered Jul 27, 2018
Answer should be family because the question is less general characters as compared to genus
species-genus-family-order-class-division-kingdom

Bala G answered Feb 08, 2020
Hi .

The answer is A) Species.


Reason : Simple basic concept.
Genus is a group of species which are similar to each other.

For Example : I take Genera Solanum.. It has various species like Nigrum, Melongenna, tuberosus, etc.

It is clear that, if I refer to Genus Solanum, I may be referring to any of these species.
This condition is LESS SPECIFIC and MORE GENERAL

But, If I particularly refer to a species eg: Nigrum... Ultimately this condition get you MORE SPECIFIED/ NO GENERAL.

Coming to our question, LESS GENERAL (means more specified) when compared to genus is species only and not any other one.
.
Thank You.

Shubham Wagh answered Apr 01, 2020
Answer is A, always remember less general means more similar..!

Siliveru Pooja answered Apr 27, 2020
The answer is A. species

Vishal Giri answered Jun 07, 2018
As we go from species to higher taxa like class,,, division and kingdom . no. of similar characteristics decreases. In the given opt-in division has less similar characteristics ..................very less similar than genus as it is higher taxa and consist of many different genuses with different families.

Geeta Rayate answered Mar 30, 2020
I think the ans D is correct ans....

Vanshika Tomar answered Mar 24, 2020
Species is more specific and less general
eg-Panthera tigris and Panthera pardis have tigris and pardis species specific while these both are less general
So the correct answer is 'a'
Thank u

Anu M answered Mar 28, 2020
Species

Kanika S answered Apr 08, 2020
Species is the correct answer.

Hima Priya answered Dec 16, 2019
D is correct

Ashok Dhaka answered 3 days ago
1st,the meaning of question is ,which taxonomic group has less general characters or common characters as compared to the genus or more similar character as compared to genus.
the correct answer is species becoZ species is lowest taxonomic category & have more similar character compared to genus and also have less common characters and genus is consist of many species so, genus contain more general or common characters.

Maitrayee Rajbongshi answered Mar 14, 2020
All options are incorrect except option a species because if we consider the ascending order of taxonomic categories then we get that species has less similar characters than the genus it is written in ncert

Sania Sayyed answered Jun 14, 2018
Answer must be d

Vilas Kumar M D answered Apr 01, 2020
Less general means more specific character

Kishore D answered Apr 06, 2020
Kingdom-phylum-order-family-genus-species
option A is correct

Ann answered Jun 14, 2018
Answer is d) species

Sruthi Kadambala answered 2 days ago
Species is the correct answer
as we go from species to kingdom the similarities decrease below genus species is present with more similarities

Akshay Hosamani answered 4 weeks ago
Species is below the genus

Shashi Kumar answered Jan 16, 2019
When we move upward in hierarchy , the common characters goes on decreasing.. see NCERT 11th Page no-10 2nd last line and page no-11 first paragraph.
in this question see that category which comes at top in the hierarchy. we find that division comes above all. so it will be the right answer.

Bhairavi Balan answered Jan 15, 2019
Ans : D...
is it Right Friends..

Raghav Periwal answered 2 weeks ago
The answer is a

Wahid Khan answered Nov 17, 2019
Species is the lowest taxonomic category. Class is a category made of one or more related orders possessing similar correlated characters. Family is composed of one to many related genera. Division comprises of several related classes.

Bharat Nayi answered 4 days ago
Species is lower differs from genus

Dimpal Mashalkar answered Dec 07, 2018
I think answer should be family because they asked as compared to genus it means above the genus which has less common character

Awantika Gupta answered Apr 08, 2020
As we goes down from kingdom from species in taxonomical hierarchy vegetative character incerases that's why we use reproductive character to define.

Gurpreet Kaur answered 2 weeks ago
Species.
bcz in species no of similar characters are more as compared to genus

Deepak Samantaray answered Sep 02, 2018
Answer is species

Veerpal Kaur answered Feb 20, 2020
Species is the lowest taxonomic category. Class is a category made of one or more related orders possessing similar correlated characters. Family is composed of one to many related genera. The division comprises of several related classes.

Neet Aspirant answered Feb 10, 2019
It should be b

Shashikant Trivedi answered 4 weeks ago
I think the correct ans for this ques is D option as we move from lower to upper taxa of classification the similar characters decreases.As the order is as follow:
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genius
Species
So class is higher than other taxa so it has less similar characters...

Parveen Princess answered Apr 28, 2020
Options A is correct answer of this question

Varaprasad Battu answered Apr 28, 2020
Species as this is lower than the genus but it contains more similar characteristics so answer A

Sonal Mestry answered Feb 19, 2020
Species have less and general characters as compared to genus

Adithya Shasan answered 4 days ago
Option A : Species

Nasreen Ansari answered 3 weeks ago
A is right option

Gulzar Ahmad answered 2 weeks ago
The answer must be B...
Kingdom
Phylum/Division
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
On moving from top to bottom,similarities increase n on moving from bottom to top,similarities decrease....Hence family,class n Division,all the three are less general in characteristics than genus but the most probable answer is family bcoz it comes just after genus

Dileep Ravula answered Apr 27, 2020
The correct answer is d

Srinath V answered Feb 19, 2020
Division

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Neha Kadam answered Apr 25, 2020
Option a is right
and remember one trick to solve que like this;
(keep plate clean or family get sick) here k for kingdom p for phylum c for class o for order f for family and g for genus s for species

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