Give three examples of the range of variations that you see in life-forms around you.
Listed below are a few ranges of variations observed in life-forms:
(a) Small frog to big whale
(b) Creeper to the eucalyptus tree
(c) Black cuckoo to colourful peacock.
Explain how animals in Vertebrata are classified into further subgroups.
How are the criteria for deciding divisions in plants different from the criteria for deciding the subgroups among animals?
What are the major divisions in the Plantae? What is the basis of these divisions?
Explain the basis for grouping organisms into five kingdoms.
How would you choose between two characteristics to be used for developing a hierarchy in classification?