Question

Which covers largest number of organisms?

A

Genus

B

Family

C

Phylum

D

Order

Medium

Solution

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Correct option is
C

Phylum

The correct hierarchy of classification of various taxa in descending order is given by :
Kingdom → Phylum → Class → Order → Family → Genus → Species
The kingdom is the highest level of classification and contains the maximum number of species followed by Phylum while species being the most specific having minimum number of members.
So, the correct option is 'Phylum'. 

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