problem 1) Which of the following are not characteristics of all living organisms?
(a) growth (d) egg-laying (g) photosynthesis
(b) 'warm-bloodedness' (e) respiration (h) excretion
(c) reproduction (f) sensitivity (i) feeding
problem 2) List the five kingdoms into which most living organisms can be classified.
problem 3) Which of the vertebrate classes (a) are 'warm-blooded', (b) reproduce by laying eggs?
problem 4) Classify the following invertebrates under the headings, 'Protozoan', 'Annelid', 'Crustacean', 'Insect', or 'Mollusc' .
earthworm, slug, woodlouse, wasp, butterfly, lugworm, snail, lobster, Amoeba, cockroach, whelk, shrimp, housefly, malarial parasite, mussel.
problem 5) Which invertebrate groups possess one, three, four or all of the features listed below?
segmented bodies, hard exoskeleton, jointed legs, compound eyes, three pairs of walking legs.
problem 6) Which of the features listed below are possessed by all of the groups 'Mosses', 'Ferns' and 'Flowering plants'?
made up of many cells, have cell walls, contain chlorophyll, have roots, stems and leaves, produce seeds, get energy from respiration.
problem 7) Which of the following are (a) fungi, (b) flowering plants?
ferns, mushrooms, trees, cabbages, moulds, toadstools, seaweeds, grasses, mosses, cacti
problem 8) Classify the following vertebrates under the headings, 'Fish', 'Amphibia', 'Reptiles', 'Birds' and 'Mammals'.
sparrow, cod, tortoise, adder, stoat, tuna, toad, rabbit, rook, cow, frog, trout, porpoise, owl, cobra, tadpo1e, sea-horse, iguana, mongoose.
problem 9) State the ways in which (a) all plant cells, (b) some plant cells differ from animal cells.
problem 10) Which of the following are not characteristics which could be used to distinguish a mammal from other vertebrates?
eyes, fur, mammary glands, five toes, diaphragm, ears, teeth, ear pinnae, suckling its young, milk teeth