FRANK Solutions for Class 9 Biology Chapter 13 - Diversity of Life and Classification
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Chapter 13 - Diversity of Life and Classification Exercise 117
Classification is important in the following ways:
(i) It makes the study of a wide variety of organisms easy.
(ii) It gives us an overall picture of all the life-forms.
(iii) It helps us to understand the interrelationships among different groups of organisms.
(iv) It forms a base for the development of other biological sciences.
(i) Pisces - Labeo (Rohu), Scoliodon (Dog fish)
(ii) Amphibia - Rana (Frog), Hyla (Tree frog )
(iii) Reptilia - Kanchuga (Tortoise), Naja naja ( Cobra)
(iv) Aves - Columba (Pigeon), Pavo (Peacock)
(v) Mammalia - Elephas ( Elephant), Funambulas (Squirrel)
(i) The females of this class are provided with mammary glands which produces milk to feed the young one.
(ii) Body usually covered with hair, spines, scales, nail, hoof or horn.
(iii) External ear or pinna is well-developed.
(iv) They are warm-blooded.
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Chapter 13 - Diversity of Life and Classification Exercise 118
(c) Jelly fish
Two characters of starfish are:
(i) Spines found on the body which is covered by calcareous plates.
(ii) Body is star shaped with five radiating areas called ambulacra with inter-ambulacra in between.
(b) Whale belongs to phylum Chordata.
Two characters of whale are:
(i) They are warm blooded marine animals.
(ii) Heart is completely four-chambered.
(c) Jelly fish belongs to phylum Coelenterata.
Two characters of jelly fish are:
(i) Body diploblastic having outer epidermis and inner gastrodermis with gelatinous mesoglea.
(ii) Tentacles are present around the mouth.
(d) Cockroach belongs to phylum Arthropoda.
Two characters of cockroach are:
(i) They have jointed legs.
(ii) Their exoskeleton is made up of chitinous cuticle which is shed from time to time.
Pteridophyta - Fern and Horsetail.
Roundworm - Ascaris
(a) Body segmented, jointed appendages and compound eyes.
(b) Multicellular body not organized into tissues.
(c) Body soft, covered by mantle and a calcareous shell.
(a) Unicellular, microscopic animals.
(b) Soft bodies, muscular foot, calcareous shell and presence of mantle.
(C) Body cylindrical, segmented, coelomate.
(b) Scoliodon (Dog fish), Labeo (Rohu)
(c) Fasciola ( Liver fluke), Taenia solium (Tapeworm)
(d) Ascaris ( Roundworm), Wuchereria (Filarial worm )
(e) Pheretima (Earthworm), Hirudinaria ( Leech )
(f) Palemon (Prawn), Periplaneta (Cockroach)
(a) The excretory organs of platyhelminthes are ______.
(b) Ascaris is the example of phylum ______.
(c) Nephridia are the excretory organs of ______.
(d) Bath sponge belongs to phylum ______.
(e) Dog fish belongs to phylum ______.
(i) Mosquito is included in insects because
(a) three pairs of legs are present.
(b) four pairs of legs are present.
(c) body is divisible into cephalothorax and abdomen.
(d) two pairs of legs are present.
(ii) Jelly-fish is classified in the phylum
(iii) The animal of phylum mollusca is
(iv) The animal of phylum protozoa is
(v) The animal of class pisces is
(vi) Which of the following is not a helminth parasite?
(vii) Whittaker is famous
(a) for two kingdom classification.
(b) for five kingdom classification.
(c) for four kingdom classification.
(d) to tell the differences between bacteria and blue-green algae.
(viii) Protista is the link between
(a) prokaryotic and multicellular eukaryotic cell
(b) virus and bacteria
(c) bacteria and green algae
(d) dianoflagellates and zooflagellates
(ix) Multicellular producers are
(x) 'Systema naturae' has been written by
(a) John Ray
(c) C. Linnaeus
(xi) Binomial Nomenclature was proposed by
(a) Benthum Hooker
(c) Englar and Prantle
(d) Carolus Linnaeus
(ii) (a) coelentrata
(iii) (c) octopus
(iv) (c) paramoecium
(v) (c) hippocampus
(vi) (a) Scorpion
(vii) (b) for five kingdom classification
(viii) (a) prokaryotic and multicellular eukaryotic cell
(ix) (d) plant
(x) (d) C. Linnaeus
(xi) (c) Carolus Linnaeus
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