The practical purpose of classification of living organisms is to
A. explain the origin of living organsims.
B. trace the evolution of living organsims.
C. name the living organisms.
D. facilitate identification of unknown organisms.
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Correct Answer : D.
Biological classification is the scientific arrangement of organisms in a hierarchial series of groups and subgroups on the basis of similarities and differences in their traits. It helps in building evolutionary pathways and in identifying new organisms.