General Biology 2 Lesson 1: Living Things and Classification Quiz

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What is the primary function of plants in relation to oxygen production?

Releasing oxygen into the atmosphere

Which of the following best describes living organisms?

Entities that exhibit characteristics of life

Which of the following is an example of a non-living thing?

Rock

What is the purpose of the classification 'Kingdom' in biology?

To group living organisms based on fundamental characteristics

What is the main characteristic used to categorize and group living organisms?

Ability to perform photosynthesis

What is the Latin word from which 'Plantae' is derived?

Planta

How many known plant species are there as of January 2022?

Over 300,000

What is a key characteristic of plants in the Kingdom Plantae?

Make their own food through photosynthesis

What is a common ancestor shared by plant-like protists and plants?

Algae

Which evidence supports the evolution of plants as being made up of cellulose?

Cell wall made of cellulose

What is the main difference between algae and plants?

Lacks specialized organs & tissues

How many groups does the Kingdom Plantae have based on its classification?

Five groups

Which group of Kingdom Plantae contains flowering plants?

Angiosperms

What is a key characteristic of non-vascular plants (Bryophytes)?

Lack of specialized tissues for water transport

Which of the following best describes the purpose of the classification 'Kingdom' in biology?

Grouping living organisms based on fundamental characteristics

What is the main difference between algae and plants?

Algae are unicellular, while plants are multicellular

What is a key characteristic of non-vascular plants (Bryophytes)?

They reproduce through spores

What is the primary function of plants in relation to oxygen production?

They release oxygen as a by-product of photosynthesis

What is the primary characteristic used to categorize and group living organisms in the Kingdom Plantae?

Photosynthetic ability

Which of the following is a unique feature of plants?

Absorption of nutrients through root or root-like structures

What is the main evidence for the evolution of plants as being made up of cellulose?

Cell wall made of cellulose

What is the key difference between algae and plants?

Lacks specialized organs and tissues

What evidence supports the evolution of plants as having chlorophyll pigment used in photosynthesis?

Chlorophyll pigment used in photosynthesis

Which group of Kingdom Plantae contains flowering plants?

Angiosperms

'Plantae' is derived from which Latin word?

'Planta'

How many known plant species are there as of January 2022?

Over 300,000 species

Which statement describes a unique feature of Kingdom Plantae?

Autotrophic nature through photosynthesis

What is a unique characteristic shared by algae and plants?

Belong to domain Eukarya

Test your knowledge of living things, their characteristics, and classification with this quiz. Explore the concept of plants as the 'lungs of the Earth' and examples of living organisms. Identify living things around your house and understand the classification system.

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