Chapter 7: Classification
Study Guide

Here is a guide to help you prepare for your Chapter 7 Test. Your test will be on Friday, September 24, 2010. Re-reading pages 164-179 and completing the chapter review in your textbook will be very helpful to you as you study.

Be sure you can….

  • Describe and give examples of each of organisms in each of the 6 kingdoms.
  • Define each of the Six Kingdoms (Archaebacteria, Eubacteria, Animalia, Plantae, Protista, Fungi) and know where to find them.
  • Describe what Carolus Linnaeus is known for.
  • Define words such as taxonomy, classification, and dichotomous key.
  • List in order, the seven levels of classification from most general to most specific.
  • Interpret a dichotomous key and know what it is used for.
  • Explain where the scientific name of an organism comes from.
  • Categorize different organisms into the kingdoms they belong to.
  • Explain the importance of biodiversity in the world around us.
  • Describe what makes organisms living (vs. nonliving)

Use your notes, directed readings, keys to the kingdom, homework, and other handouts given to you during class to help you study.

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