Thursday, January 24, 2019

Living World: Previous Year Questions


THE LIVING WORLD


2010 MARCH
1.     Rearrange the following in the correct taxonomic hierarchical sequence:
Chordata
Primata
Mammalia
Homo
Hominidae
Sapiens
2010 SEPTEMBER (IMPROVEMENT)
2.     A student placed man and housefly in the following taxonomic categories. Some of them are wrongly placed. Identify and correct them. (1)
Common name
Species
Genus
Family
Order
Class
Man
Sapiens
Homo
Primata
Hominidae
Mammalia
Housefly
Domestica
Musca
Muscidae
Insecta
Diptera

2011 MARCH
1.     Note the relationship between the first two words and suggest suitable words for the fourth place. (2 x ½ =1)
a.   Collection of living plants: Botanical garden   
Animals kept in protected environment: ……………
b.   Homo sapiens: Man      Musca domestica : …………
2011 OCTOBER (IMPROVEMENT)
1.     Arrange the following taxonomic categories in ascending order. (1)
Genus, Family, Order, Class, Species, Phylum, Kingdom
2012 MARCH
1.     Taxonomical aids are very useful for classification and identification of organisms. Name any two taxonomical aids. (1)
2012 SEPTEMBER (IMPROVEMENT)
1.     Categorise the following terms in to two. Give suitable title for each category.
Species, Museum, Class, Genus, Zoological Park, Herbarium (1)
2013 MARCH
1.     After completing a project study based on diversity of spiders, the specimens were intended to be stored for future reference. Select a suitable taxonomical aid from the following for the preservation of specimens. (1)
a.    Herbarium                            b.   Museum
c.   Zoological park                     d.   Sanctuary
2013 OCTOBER (IMPROVEMENT)
1.     Rearrange both the biological category and taxon based on taxonomical hierarchy. (1)
[Hint- The last two terms of taxon will give the scientific name of housefly]
Category               Taxon
Phylum                  Musca
Genus                    Insecta
Class                      Arthropoda
Species                 Domestica
2014 MARCH
1.     Align the taxonomic categories in the ascending order. (1)
Genus, order, phylum, species, family, class, kingdom      
2014 AUGUST (IMPROVEMENT)
1.     Select the correct generic name and specific epithet from the table given below and write scientific name of a housefly. (1)
Generic name
Specific epithet
Mangifera
domestica
Musca
tigirs

2015 MARCH
1.     Complete the table using suitable terms. (1)
Common name
Genus
Species
Class
Phylum
Man
……..
Sapiens
Mammalia
……..
                        
2015 SEPTEMBER (IMPROVEMENT)
1.     A student conceived the rules of binomial nomenclature as follows. If you find any mistakes in the underlined portions, correct them with appropriate words. (1)
a.   The first word in biological name represents species and begins with a capital letter.
b.   The second word represents genus and begins with a small letter.
2016 MARCH
1.     During the adventurous trip a plus one student got a skull and skeletal part of rare animal from the Chinnar forest. Select the suitable location for keeping it from the list of taxonomic aids given below:
(Herbarium, Museum, Zoological park, Botanical garden). (1)
MARCH 2017
1.     Select the correct sequence of taxonomic hierarchy.
a)      Kingdom → Phylum → Class → Order → Genus → Family → Species
b)      Kingdom → Phylum → Order → Class → Family → Genus → Species
c)       Kingdom → Phylum → Class → Order → Family → Genus → Species
d)      Kingdom → Class → Phylum → Family → Order → Species → Genus                                (1)
MARCH 2018
1)     Rearrange the following taxonomic categories in the correct sequence.
Kingdom← Class← Phylum ← Genus ← Family ← Order ← Species

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