12-bio-botany-unit-I Taxonomy Of Angiosperms

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12-bio-botany-unit-I Taxonomy Of Angiosperms

Prepared by Mr. D. Rajamani, M. Sc. ,M. Ed. , P. G. Asst Botany A. C. S Mat. Hr Sec. School, Arni. Tiruvannamalai Dist & www. Padasalai. Net


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  • 1. 
    A artificial system of classification of plants was proposed by a
    • A. 

      Swedish botanist

    • B. 

      British botanist

    • C. 

      German Botanist

    • D. 

      Indian Botanist

  • 2. 
    Which of the following classification is a sexual system of classification?
    • A. 

      Artificial System

    • B. 

      Natural System

    • C. 

      Phylogenetic System

    • D. 

      Natural Selecction

  • 3. 
    The Botanist who introduced binomial system is 
    • A. 

      Gaspard Bauhin

    • B. 

      Carolus Linnaeus

    • C. 

      Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker

    • D. 

      Adolf Engler

  • 4. 
    Genera plantarum of Bentham and Hooker was published in
    • A. 

      Three volumes

    • B. 

      A single volume

    • C. 

      Two volume

    • D. 

      Four volume

  • 5. 
    In Bentham and Hooker classification of plants, the present day 'orders' were referred to by them as
    • A. 

      Cohorts

    • B. 

      Series

    • C. 

      Orders

    • D. 

      Families

  • 6. 
    Plants having flowers with free petals are place under 
    • A. 

      Polypetalae

    • B. 

      Monochlamydeae

    • C. 

      Monocotyledons

    • D. 

      Gamopetalae

  • 7. 
    Inferae includes
    • A. 

      3 orders and 9 families

    • B. 

      6 orders and 34 families

    • C. 

      4 orders and 23 familes

    • D. 

      5 orders and 27 familes

  • 8. 
    How many families were described by Bentham and Hooker in their classification?
    • A. 

      202

    • B. 

      212

    • C. 

      204

    • D. 

      102

  • 9. 
    In Bentham and Hookers classification of plants, the present by "families" were referred to by them as
    • A. 

      Orders

    • B. 

      Families

    • C. 

      Cohaorts

    • D. 

      Series

  • 10. 
    Thalamiflorae includes 
    • A. 

      6 orders and 34 families

    • B. 

      4 orders and 23 families

    • C. 

      5 orders and 27 families

    • D. 

      3 orders and 12 families

  • 11. 
    Which one of the following series includes the epigynous flowers?
    • A. 

      Inferae

    • B. 

      Thalamiflorae

    • C. 

      Disciflorae

    • D. 

      Heteromerae

  • 12. 
    The family included under the series Unisexuales is
    • A. 

      Euphorbiaceae

    • B. 

      Solanaceae

    • C. 

      Malvaceae

    • D. 

      Musceae

  • 13. 
    Thespesia populnea belongs to
    • A. 

      Malvaceae

    • B. 

      Solanaceae

    • C. 

      Euphorbiaceae

    • D. 

      Musaceae

  • 14. 
    Malvaceae is placed in the series 
    • A. 

      Thalamiflorae

    • B. 

      Inferae

    • C. 

      Hetromerae

    • D. 

      Disciflorae

  • 15. 
    Anthers are monothecous in 
    • A. 

      Malvaceae

    • B. 

      Solanaceae

    • C. 

      Euphorbiaceae

    • D. 

      Musaceae

  • 16. 
    In  Abelmoschus esculents, the fruit is
    • A. 

      Loculicidal capsule

    • B. 

      Drupe

    • C. 

      Schizocarp

    • D. 

      Regma

  • 17. 
    Binomial of lady's finger is
    • A. 

      Abelmoschus esculentus

    • B. 

      Hibiscus cannabinus

    • C. 

      Thespesia populnea

    • D. 

      Gossypium barbadense

  • 18. 
    Solanaceae is placed under
    • A. 

      Polemoniales

    • B. 

      Malvales

    • C. 

      Unisexuales

    • D. 

      Ranales

  • 19. 
    In which of the following plants the midrib and veins are found with yellowish spines
    • A. 

      Solanum xanthocarpum

    • B. 

      Solanum melongena

    • C. 

      Datura metal

    • D. 

      Petunia hybrida

  • 20. 
    The carpels are obliquely placed in the members of 
    • A. 

      Solanaceae

    • B. 

      Malvaceae

    • C. 

      Euphorbiaceae

    • D. 

      Musaceae

  • 21. 
    Euphorbiaceae includes about?
    • A. 

      300 genera

    • B. 

      82 genera

    • C. 

      90 genera

    • D. 

      254 genera

  • 22. 
    Ricinus communis is a
    • A. 

      Shrup

    • B. 

      Herb

    • C. 

      Tree

    • D. 

      Cladode

  • 23. 
    An example of cladode is
    • A. 

      Euphorbia tirucalli

    • B. 

      Phyllanthus emblica

    • C. 

      Jatropha curcas

    • D. 

      Ricinus communis

  • 24. 
    In Hevea brasiliensis, the leaves are
    • A. 

      Trifoliately compound

    • B. 

      Simple

    • C. 

      Sessile

    • D. 

      Palmately compound

  • 25. 
    "The bird of paradise flower" refers to 
    • A. 

      Strelitzia reginae

    • B. 

      Musa paradisiaca

    • C. 

      Ravenala madagascariensis

    • D. 

      Heliconia sp

  • 26. 
    The phyllotaxy in Musa is
    • A. 

      Spiral

    • B. 

      Alternate

    • C. 

      Alternate

    • D. 

      Distichous

  • 27. 
    In inflorescence in Ravenala madagascariensis is
    • A. 

      Compound cyme

    • B. 

      Compound raceme

    • C. 

      Branched spadix

    • D. 

      Simple raceme

  • 28. 
    The number of fertile stamens in Ravenala madagascariensis is
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Four