Classification

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What are the 5 kingdoms?
Animalia, Plantae, fungi, protoctista, prokaryote
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What are 7 ways to classify organisms?
Kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species
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Give a difference of protoctista and prokaryote
Protoctista has a nucleus, prokaryote doesn't
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Give 4 characteristics of the kingdom Animalia
Multicellular, no cell wall, no chlorophyll, feeds heterotrophically
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Give 4 characteristics of Plantae
Multicellular, has a cell wall, has chlorophyll, feeds autotrophically
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Give 2 differences of Plantae and fungi
Fungi doesn't have chlorophyll and feeds saprophytically, Plantae has chlorophyll and feeds autotrophically.
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Why aren't viruses classified?
Because most scientists don't think they are living organisms. (They have to use other cells to reproduce, and they show no other life processes such as growth.)
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What's the difference between homeotherm and poikilotherm, (thermoregulation)
Homeotherm controls its body temperature whereas poikilotherms body temperature varies with the environment
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What's the difference between viviparous and oviparous
Viviparous give birth to live young, oviparous lay eggs
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What are species?
A group of organisms that can breed and reproduce a fertile offspring.
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What are hybrids?
Species that can interbreed with others, but the offsprings are often sterile.
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What is the name for species?
Binomial name.
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How is the binomial name created?
With the genus and species part of the classification
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What are 7 ways to classify organisms?

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Give a difference of protoctista and prokaryote

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Give 4 characteristics of the kingdom Animalia

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