Obesity and Health Quiz

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What is the BMI range for classifying individuals as overweight?

25-30 kg/m2

What is the BMI threshold for classifying individuals as obese?

30 kg/m2

Which of the following is correlated with obesity?

Hypertension

What are some known causes of obesity?

Exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals

What is obesity considered in some cases?

A medical condition

Who is regarded as the founder of the current system of taxonomy?

Carl Linnaeus

What is the principal rank used in the modern taxonomy system for classifying organisms?

Kingdom

What is the scientific study of naming, defining, and classifying groups of biological organisms based on shared characteristics called?

Taxonomy

What is the singular form of the word 'taxa' used in taxonomy?

Taxon

What did Carl Linnaeus develop for categorizing organisms?

Ranked system known as Linnaean taxonomy

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