The Living World: Biological Classification – MCQs Quiz – 2 21


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The Living World: MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) on The Living World:  Biological Classification/Classification of Living Organisms, Quiz Test No. 1

The Living World: Biological Classification - MCQs Quiz - 2

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Question 1
The term species was coined by______.
A
Aristotle
B
Linnaeus
C
John Ray
D
Engler
Question 2
"New Systematics" introduced by Sir Julian Huxley in 1940 is also known as
A
Biosystematics
B
Cladistics
C
Phenetics
D
Numerical Taxonomy
Question 3
Which one of the following is wrongly matched?
A
Puccinia – Smut
B
Root pressure – Guttation
C
Cassia – Imbricate aestivation
D
Root – Exarch protoxylem
Question 4
Nuclear membrane is absent in
A
Penicillium
B
Nostoc
C
Volvox
D
Agaricus
Question 5
In the five-kingdom classification, Chlamydomonas and Chlorella have been included in
A
Plantae
B
Algae
C
Protista
D
Monera
Question 6
Single-celled eukaryotes are included in
A
Fungi
B
Protista
C
Monera
D
Archaea
Question 7
Maximum nutritional diversity is found in the group
A
Fungi
B
Plantae
C
Monera
D
Animalia
Question 8
Which one of the following is common to multicellular fungi, filamentous algae and protonema of mosses?
A
Diplontic life cycle
B
Multiplication by fragmentation
C
Mode of Nutrition
D
Members of kingdom Plantae
Question 9
Which statement is wrong for viruses?
A
All are parasites.
B
Antibiotics have no effect on them.
C
They have ability to synthesize nucleic acids and proteins.
D
All of them have helical symmetry.
Question 10
Which one single organism or the pair of organisms is correctly assigned to its or their named taxonomic group?
A
Paramecium and Plasmodium belong to the same kingdom as that of Penicillium.
B
Nostoc and Anabaena are examples of protista
C
Yeast used in making bread and beer is a fungus
D
Lichen is a composite organism formed from the symbiotic association of an algae and a protozoan.
Question 11
Which one of the following animals is correctly matched with its particular named taxonomic category?
A
Cuttlefish - Mollusca, a class
B
Tiger - Tigris, the species
C
Housefly - Musca, an order
D
Humans - primates, the family
Question 12
Arrange the following in the ascending order of Linnaean hierarchy
A
Kingdom – Phylum – Class – Order – Family – Genus – Species
B
Kingdom – Family – Genus – Species – Class – Phylum – Order
C
Kingdom – Order – Species – Genus – Class – Family – Phylum
D
Species – Genus – Family – Order – Class – Phylum – Kingdom
Question 13
Which one of the following sets of items in the options (1) - (4) are correctly categorized with one exception in it?
Options Items Category Exception
(1) UAA, UAG, UGA Stop codons UAG
(2) Kangaroo, Koala, Wombat Australian marsupials Wombat
(3) Plasmodium, Cuscuta, Trypanosoma Protozoan parasites Cuscuta
(4) Typhoid, Pneumonia, Diphtheria Bacterial diseases Diphtheria
 
A
Option (1)
B
Option (2)
C
Option (3)
D
Option (4)
Question 14
Which of the following combination of characters is true for slime molds?
A
Parasitic, plasmodium without walls, spores dispersed by water
B
Saprophytic, plasmodium without walls, spores dispersed by water
C
Parasitic, plasmodium with true walls, spores dispersed by air currents
D
Saprophytic, plasmodium without walls, spores dispersed by air currents
Question 15
Taxonomic hierarchy refers to
A
A list of botanists or zoologists who have worked on taxonomy of a species or group
B
A group of senior taxonomists who decide the nomenclature of plants and animals
C
Step-wise arrangement of all categories for classification of plants and animals
D
Classification of a species based on fossil record
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21 thoughts on “The Living World: Biological Classification – MCQs Quiz – 2

  • vignesh

    In 5 kingdom classification …chlamydomonas and chlorella are included in plantae and not in protists….

  • VIKAS THAKUR

    NEW SYSTEMATICS also known as BIOSYSTEMATICS……….?

    Chlamydomonas and Chlorella have been included in PLANTAE (PLANT KINGDOM )

    • ANAMIKA

      YES VIKAS NEW SYSTEMATICS WAS INTRODUCED BY HUXELY IN 1940 AND ALSO KNOWN AS BIOSYSTEMATICS
      CHALMYDOMONAS AND CHOLRELLA ARE ALGAE AND BELONG TO KINGDOM PLANTAE

  • Deipika

    I like The questions And a Lot of queries were cleared while answering them but I have a question If anyone Can help me out?
    :::: Is CHLORELLA not an algae (kindom Plante)?

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  • harusha milana n

    can anyone clear my doubt?wether slime moulds are plasmodium.

    • abha

      under unfavourable conditions,slime moulds form an aggregation called plasmodium.

    • srijan

      slime moulds are just the org. of fungi and hhad a great variety if about 900. but they are not considered
      as a part of kingdom fungi

  • Bijay Paudel

    mcq’s quiz system is the best idea 2 increase students knowledge and 2 help them in their study

  • addarsh

    good questions to check grasp of the topic and clear our concepts.

  • M.Deepesh

    is there anything that will any of these questions will be asked for neet examination

  • hamlu haleem

    really nice questions…n really intresting

  • shamshu zama

    nice questions ifeel intresting while answering it

  • Odhapor

    Good mcq. But,can some1 help with this? Meaning of diplontic cycle, systems of classification and the founder. Thanks

    • sid

      Diplontic is 2n life cycle.. Which is a sporophyte.. Its shown by gymno n angiospermae..