Things to Know Before You Start

  • You will be asked for your email address so that we can send your score and any incorrectly answered questions.
  • The practice quiz consists of 10 randomized questions with randomized answers.
  • Each question presents an image collage typical of those used in the taxonomic certification exam.
  • You can click on an image to enlarge it; click outside of the image to return to the question.
  • The quiz has a time limit of 30 minutes. It must be finished in one sitting. You cannot save and finish later.
  • You are allowed to go back and change your answers before submitting for a grade.
  • The quiz will not let you finish with any questions unanswered.
  • Like the taxonomic certification exam, the practice quiz has a pass mark of 95%.

Good luck! Take the practice quiz