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What is true for individuals of same species?


Species are considered as


Most recent branch of Taxonomy is


A new nomenclatural type submitted when the original material is missing is known as


In how many parts ICBN is divided


Binomial nomenclature includes


Species is :


Identification of plants and animals based on the


In a taxonomic hierarchy, categories/taxa are arranged in


Assertion: Systematics is the branch of biology that deals with classification of living organisms.
Reason: The aim of classification is to group the organisms.


Mark the odd one in the following:


Which of the following taxonomic ranks contains organisms most similar to one another?


Static concept of species (nullae species novae i.e., no species new, it is immutable) was given by


Which of the following categories is the most inclusive?


Intermediate category is


Classification based on sequencing of DNA and chemical nature of protein is


In case of plants classes with a few similar characters are assinged to a higher category called


Choose correct scientific name of mango.


A convenient way for easy identification of an organism by applying diagnostic contrasting characters is called


Taxonomic keys are constructed to identify a species. Which key is most popular?


Category is


The U.S. National Herbarium is situated in


The type specimen used by the author in the original publication is known as


Animal taxonomists have named the animals according to:


In a scientific name, every name has 2 words – Genus and species.


Organisms grouped under kingdom Protista can be described as:


Taxon is a


The category which includes related families is


The head quarter of BSI (Botanical survey of India) is at


ICBN stands for


The term ‘neo-systematics’ was given by


Phylogenetic classification is one which is based on


The recent branch of taxonomy is


Five phyllogenetic system of classification was proposed by


The study of the kind of life in outer space is known as:


Which is not a taxon in Linnaeus hierarchy?


Which of the following cannot be the criteria for grouping of plants / animals together?


Which taxonomic category contains organisms belonging to same class but not to same family?


Which of the following is required as equivalent to subspecies of classical taxonomy?


What are Mule, Tigon, Liger, and Hinny?


When the specific epithet exactly repeats generic name, it is called


Assertion: The hierarchy includes seven obligate categories.
Reason: Intermediate categories are used to make taxonomic positions more informative.


Which of the following is a category?


Largest herbaria of the Asia is at


The sorting out of identified and accessioned herbaria sheets family. Genus and species wise and their arrangement according to a standard system of classification are a step in making herbarium. This step is known as


Reason of diversity in living being is


The keys are based on the contrasting characters generally in a pair called


Which one of the following is not includes in taxonomical aids


Term Species, Division and Phylum were coined by


Holotype is a


Indian Board for wild life was established in


Study of number of chromosomes for resolving difficulties in classification is used in


In the classification of plants, the term cladistics refers to the


Two similar holotypes are called


A duplicate of nomenclature type is termed by a taxonomist as


Identify from the following the only taxonomic category that has a real existence


Maximum diversity is seen amongst


Of the following taxonomic categories which is the most inclusive (i.e., is the highest in the hierarchy)?


Which one of the following animals is correctly matched with its particular named taxonomic category?


A taxon with reference to classification of living organisms can be defined as


A population of similar organisms which are capable of interbreeding to form fertile off spring is


National herbarium is that which contains plants of


Assertion : Linnaeus system of animal classification is essentially an artificial system, yet it has become a natural system
Reason : Similarities forming the basis in Linnaeus system are indicative of genetic relationship.


Which one of the following is not a correct statement?


All plant and animals belonging to various phyla are assigned to the highest category called


The three phases of taxonomy (a, b, w) were recognised by


FRI is situated at


The book systema naturae was written by


Who proposed phylogenetic classification of plants?


NBRI is situated at


The immense biological diversity (1.7 million species of living organisms -1.2 million animals and 0.5 million plants) that we see is the result of


Choose the incorrect statement regarding herbarium


The relationship between comparable structures is called


A genus with a single species is called


Species occurring in different geographical areas are called as


Which of the following have more characters in common?


The category which includes related families is


CNH (Central National Herbarium) is located at


Two different animals are classified into the same family. This means they would be classified in:


“Ordines Anomali” of Bentham and Hooker includes:


Five kingdom classification includes


Mark the odd one in the following


Which one of the following has least similar characters?


Species belonging to different time period are called


Which of the following taxonomic categories contains organisms least similar to one another?


Scala naturae (ladder of nature) was first theory in Biology in which all things were placed in a hierarchy. It was given by


All members of different species of plants and animals present in particular area make up


The institute which encourage publication of local flora in India is


Binomial epithet in binomial nomenclature is


Taxon is


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