Flashcards in Biology- Classification Deck (16):
What is the order of classification??
What are the 5 kingdoms of life?
What sort of name are organisms given, and what is the one for humans?
A Latin name and Homo sapiens.
What is the order of the Latin name?
Genus, then species.
Characteristics of the animal kingdom.
They can be vertebrates or invertebrates, amphibians, terrestrial or aquatic.
Eg. Bears,frogs,fish or birds.
Characteristics of the plant kingdom.
Green stem, flowers bark
Eg. Sunflower,posies and roses.
Are bacteria multicellular or unicellular?
Unicellular. They do not have a nucleus.
Uses of bacteria.
Bacteria help things decay.
Which one out of these is NOT alive?: viruses,bacteria,or fungi
Viruses. They also can’t be cured with antibiotics, because those are designed to kill off life.
How can you prevent food poisoning?
By keeping food in a cool place and by keeping an eye on the best before date.
What are fungi? And are they unicellular or multicellular?
They are decomposers and they are multicellular. They have a nucleus and a membrane.
Are protists multicellular or unicellular?
They can be both, but they always have a nucleus and membranes.
How do viruses reproduce?
They need to invade other living cells to reproduce.
How does the human body fight infection?
The white blood cells recognize the infectious cell as foreign, produces anti bodies to stop the invading organism And connects its receptors to the disease. Then another type of white blood cell recognizes the foreign antigens and consumes the invading pathogen.
What fungi can be used to make bread, wine and alcohol?
Yeast. To make these products yeast has to ferment. Which is respiration without oxygen.