Diversity In Living Organisms

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Diversity In Living Organisms

Time: 30 Minute


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  • 1. 
    Fungus and algae both are placed under the same division “Thallophyta”.What is the reason that both share the same group?
    • A. 

      Both are autotrophic

    • B. 

      Both are saprophytic

    • C. 

      Plant body in both is not differentiated into root, stem and leaves

    • D. 

      Both have false roots

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Unicellular prokaryotic organisms

    • B. 

      Saprophytic, eukaryotic, multicellular organisms

    • C. 

      Unicellular eukaryotic organisms

    • D. 

      Autotrophic eukaryotic organisms

  • 3. 
    The alongside is given the figure of funaria – a moss plant. Here the  parts indicated by the letters A, B, C and D represent which of the following  structures?
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 4. 
    Which of the following statement is incorrect?
    • A. 

      Aves are warm blooded, egg laying and have four four-chambered heart.

    • B. 

      Aves have a feather covered body, forelimbs are modified as wing and breathe through lungs.

    • C. 

      Most of the mammals are viviparous.

    • D. 

      Fishes, amphibians and reptiles are oviparous.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      It helps to understand the interrelationship among the different groups of organisms.

    • B. 

      It helps to study the geographical distribution of the plants and animals.

    • C. 

      It helps to study the nuclear structure of the organisms.

    • D. 

      It depicts before us a picture of all the life forms at a glance.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following animals possesses a water vascular system?
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      II

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      IV

  • 7. 
    Among the following choose the correct option that best describes the characteristics of Spirogyra.
    • A. 

      Multicellular, autotrophic, root like rhizoids.

    • B. 

      Cytoplasmic strands, autotrophic, presence of rhizome.

    • C. 

      Presence of male cones, non-vascular, filaments.

    • D. 

      Filamentous, presence of Cytoplasmic strands, presence of pyrenoids.

  • 8. 
    Paramecium has tiny hair like projections all around the outside of their cell that give the paramecium locomotion and help the food to move in its oral cavity.Can you choose the correct name for these locomotory organelles?
    • A. 

      Villi

    • B. 

      Cilia

    • C. 

      Oral groove

    • D. 

      Cytopyge

  • 9. 
    Angiospermae are a division of kingdom Plantae. The main characteristic feature of angiosperms is:
    • A. 

      Seeds are naked in fruits

    • B. 

      Seeds are covered with coats and are in fruits

    • C. 

      Fruits are without seeds

    • D. 

      Seeds are naked without fruits

  • 10. 
    The International Code of Biological Nomenclature provides the scientific nomenclature for every organism that consists of the genus name and the species name of the organism. Can you guess who introduced this system of binomial nomenclature of the organisms?
    • A. 

      Carolus Linnaeus

    • B. 

      Robert Hooke

    • C. 

      Robert Whittaker

    • D. 

      Ernst Haeckel

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      (i) and (ii)

    • B. 

      (i) and (iii)

    • C. 

      (ii) and (iv)

    • D. 

      (ii) and (iii)

  • 12. 
    Which among the following is a common feature of chrodates?
    • A. 

      Presence of notochord

    • B. 

      Presence of triploblastic condition

    • C. 

      Presence of coelom

    • D. 

      Presence of gill pouches

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Process of fertilization is internal in these organisms.

    • B. 

      Their eggs have a hard covering or shell.

    • C. 

      Their skin is dry and keratinised.

    • D. 

      They have three chambered heart.

  • 14. 
    Four students P, Q, R and S were asked to do the labeling for the parts A, B, C, D and E of hydra shown in the figure alongside. They all submitted their answers as given below. Which of the four students done the labeling correctly?
    • A. 

      Student P: A- Tentacle; B- Gastrodermis; C- Bud; D- Mouth; E- Young hydra.

    • B. 

      Student Q: A- Tentacle; B- Mouth; C- Gastrodermis; D- Young hydra; E- Bud.

    • C. 

      Student R: A- Young hydra; B- Mouth; C- Tentacle; D- Bud; E- Gastrodermis.

    • D. 

      Student S: A- Tentacle; B- Mouth; C- Young hydra; D- Bud; E- Gastrodermis.

  • 15. 
    Which adaptation of the frog differentiates it from the fish?
    • A. 

      Ability to live in water also

    • B. 

      Lays eggs in water

    • C. 

      Have a streamlined body

    • D. 

      Presence of mucous glands in the skin