Chapter 13 Study Guide


How old is life on earth?

How old is the Archaea group?

How are bacteria and archaeans similar?  Different?

What is endosymbiosis?  What organelles are directly related to endosymbiosis?

What are the four kingdoms of Eukaryotes?

What kingdom of Eukaryotes is made up of only single-celled organisms?

Which of the four kingdoms of Eukaryotes are the most diverse (biggest one)?

What kingdom is the Kingdom Fungi most closely related to?

What development allowed plants to get really big on land?

What kingdom do algae belong to?

What is “bio-prospecting”?

Which of these two DNA sequences is the most similar?  Which one is the least similar?




How does DNA of related organisms show that the organisms are related?