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  • question_answer In five kingdom system of classification of RH Whittaker, how many kingdoms contain eukaryotes?

    A)  Four kingdoms                

    B)  One kingdom

    C)  Two kingdoms                 

    D)  Three kingdoms

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    R H Whittaker (1969), an American taxonomist divided all the organisms into five kingdoms. These are kingdom-Monera, Protista, Fungi, Plantae and Animalia, of these kingdom monera contains prokaryotic organisms whereas rest four kingdoms contain eukaryotic organisms. Out of these five, only one kingdom-Monera contains all prokaryotes like, bacteria mycoplasma, Actinomycetes and blue-green algae (cyanobacteria). Rest four kingdoms Protista, Fungi, Plantae and Animalia ie, contain unicellular (Protista) to multicellular (Fungi, Plantae   and Animalia)   eukaryotic cell organization.

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