Diversity in living organisms Worksheet-3

Diversity in living organisms Worksheet-3


  1. Which of the following statement is incorrect?

A. Whittaker proposed the five kingdom system of classification

B. Charles Darwin described the idea of evolution.

C. Woese divided Monera into Archaebacteria and Eubacteria

D. Aristotle classified animals on the basis of nutrition


  1. Which of the following shows a correct hierarchy pattern?

A. Kingdom, Phylum, Family, Order, Class, Genus, Species

B. Kingdom, Phylum, Order, Class, Family, Genus, Species

C. Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species

D. Kingdom, Phylum, Family, Class, Order, Genus, Species


  1. Which of the following is a common feature of Monera and Protista?

A. Unicellular body design

B. Prokaryotic cell

C. Autotrophic mode of nutrition

D. Eukaryotic cell


  1. Which of the following criteria cannot be used to differentiate between the members of kingdom fungi and the members of kingdom plantae?

A. Presence /absence of cell wall

B. Presence /absence of chlorophyll

C. Mode of nutrition

D. Composition of cell wall


  1. Which of the following feature differentiates between pteridophytes and gymnosperms?

A. Seed bearing capacity

B. Plant body differentiated into root, stem, and leaves

C. Well differentiated reproductive tissue

D. Vascular tissues


  1. Which of the following animals is not a fish?

A. Shark             B. Sea horse      C. Star fish        D. Dog fish


  1. Which of the following group of organism has open circulatory system?

A. Mollusca                                    B. Platyhelminthes

C. Annelida                                    D. Aschelminthes


  1. Which of the following cannot be used as a criterion for scientific classification of living organisms?

A. Varied colors among organism

B. Mode of nutrition

C. Body design and complexity of the organisms

D.  Membrane bound nucleus and cell organelle


  1.  A well defined nucleus is absent in:

A. Algae                                          B. prtozoans

C. Blue green algae                      D. Yeast


  1. A three chambered heart is found in:

A. Scoliodon                                  B. Platypus

C. Crocodile                                   D. Toad


Answer Key:

  1. D
  2. C
  3. A
  4. B
  5. C
  6. C
  7. A
  8. A
  9. C
  10. D