Kingdom Plantae Classification Quiz

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Which classification system for flowering plants was proposed by George Bentham and Joseph Dalton Hooker?

Phylogenetic classification

What assumption is made in phylogenetic classification systems?

Organisms have common ancestors

What is Numerical Taxonomy based on?

Observable characteristics

What is the advantage of using computers in Numerical Taxonomy?

Easy processing of data

What is Cytotaxonomy based on?

Cytological information

What is Chemotaxonomy based on?

Chemical constituents

Who proposed the phylogenetic classification system for flowering plants?

George Bentham and Joseph Dalton Hooker

What is the purpose of using information from many other sources in classification?

To resolve difficulties in classification

What is the main focus of Numerical Taxonomy?

All observable characteristics

What are the two additional methods used by taxonomists these days?

Cytotaxonomy and Chemotaxonomy

Which classification system proposed the Five Kingdom classification?

Whittaker

Which Kingdom has now excluded Fungi, Monera, and Protista?

Plantae

What are cyanobacteria commonly referred to as?

Algae

Which classification systems were based on superficial morphological characters?

Artificial systems

What were the artificial systems of classification based on?

Vegetative characters

What did the artificial systems of classification give equal weightage to?

Vegetative and sexual characteristics

What are the natural classification systems based on?

Natural affinities among organisms

What do natural classification systems consider in addition to external features?

Internal features like ultrastructure, anatomy, embryology, and phytochemistry

What does the chapter describe under Kingdom Plantae?

Algae, Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, and Angiosperms

What did the earlier classifications place in the same kingdom as Plantae?

Fungi, Monera, and Protista

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