Animal Kingdom Class 11 Notes - Chapter 4

Animal kingdom is one of the kingdoms among five kingdom scheme of classification by Whittaker and comprises of multicellular eukaryotic animals.

Basis of classification

The classification of animal kingdom is based on the different important characteristics such as level of organization, habitat, symmetry, etc.

Levels of Organization

  • Cellular Level of Organization
  • Tissue Level of Organization
  • Organ Level of Organization
  • Organ system Level of Organization

Patterns of organ systems

  • Digestive System (Incomplete Digestive System and Complete Digestive System)
  • Circulatory System
  • Open Type
  • Closed Type

Body symmetry

  • Bilateral Symmetry
  • Radial Symmetry
  • Asymmetrical

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Important Questions From Animal Kingdom Class 11 Notes

  1. List out various factors or basis on which animals are classified.
  2. Explain how intracellular digestion differs from extracellular digestion
  3. What is radial symmetry? Give examples of organisms that exhibit this character.
  4. What are coelomates? Provide examples.
  5. What is meant by metamerism?
  6. List out the characteristic features of Phylum Annelida.
  7. List 5 organisms that belong to the phylum Arthropoda.
  8. What is the radula? Explain its function.
  9. What are Homoiothermous animals? Give 2 examples.
  10. What are oviparous animals? How are they different from viviparous animals.

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