The Ultimate Zoology Knowledge Test

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The Ultimate Zoology Knowledge Test

Zoology is about studying the animal kingdom and everything related to it, from evolution to structures and classification of all animals living and extinct. Well, this Ultimate Zoology Knowledge Test will let you see how much you know about this.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which among the following are characteristic features of living organisms?
    • A. 

      METABOLISM

    • B. 

      REPRODUCTION

    • C. 

      RESPONSE TO STIMULUS

    • D. 

      ALL THE ABOVE

  • 2. 
    The basic unit of biological classification is       
    • A. 

      GENUS

    • B. 

      SPECIES

    • C. 

      PHYLUM

    • D. 

      ORDER

  • 3. 
    STUDY OF INSECTS IS CALLED:
    • A. 

      POMOLOGY

    • B. 

      MALACOLOGY

    • C. 

      ENTOMOLOGY

    • D. 

      Ornithology

  • 4. 
    Phenetic classification is based on:
    • A. 

       the ancestral lineage of existing organisms       

    • B. 

       observable characteristics of existing organisms       

    • C. 

      Dendrograms based on DNA characteristics       

    • D. 

      SEXUAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • 5. 
    Three domain system was introduced by:
    • A. 

      Whittakker

    • B. 

      Linnaeus 

    • C. 

      Karl Wose

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 6. 
    Which one of the following is NOT covered under Taxonomy?
    • A. 

      Alpha taxonomy

    • B. 

      Beta taxonomy

    • C. 

      Gamma taxonomy

    • D. 

      Delta taxonomy

  • 7. 
    Study of evolutionary history of an organism
    • A. 

      Phenetics

    • B. 

      Phenology

    • C. 

      Phylogeny

    • D. 

      Systematics

  • 8. 
    UNICELLULAR EUKARYOTE BELONGS TO
    • A. 

      Monera

    • B. 

      Fungi

    • C. 

      Protista

    • D. 

      Archae

  • 9. 
    Who is credited as the “Darwin of the 20th century”?
    • A. 

      Linnaeus 

    • B. 

      Mayer

    • C. 

      Mendal

    • D. 

      Huxley

  • 10. 
    Molecular taxonomy utilises
    • A. 

      DNA

    • B. 

      RNA

    • C. 

      Protein

    • D. 

      All

  • 11. 
    DNA Barcoding in animals utilises
    • A. 

      Mat K

    • B. 

      ITS

    • C. 

      Rbcl

    • D. 

      COI

  • 12. 
    Eight kingdom classification is given by
    • A. 

      Whittaker

    • B. 

      KarlWose

    • C. 

      Linnae 

    • D. 

      Smith

  • 13. 
    Halophiles and thermoacidophiles belongs to kingdom
    • A. 

      Eubacteria

    • B. 

      Protista

    • C. 

      Archae

    • D. 

      Chromista

  • 14. 
    Study of life processes is called
    • A. 

      Anatomy

    • B. 

      Morphology

    • C. 

      Physiology

    • D. 

      Cell biology

  • 15. 
    Systema Naturae was written by
    • A. 

      Wose

    • B. 

      Mayer

    • C. 

      Linnaeus 

    • D. 

      Smith

  • 16. 
    Parazoology is the study of
    • A. 

      Sponges

    • B. 

      Algae

    • C. 

      Jelly fishes

    • D. 

      Insects

    • E. 

      Mollusca

  • 17. 
    Biological species concept was introduced by
    • A. 

      Mayer

    • B. 

      Sympson  

    • C. 

      Linnaeus

    • D. 

      Aristotle 

  • 18. 
    First edition of international code of Zoological Nomenclature was published in the year
    • A. 

      1961

    • B. 

      1951

    • C. 

      1971

    • D. 

      1981

  • 19. 
    Father of Zoology is
    • A. 

      Aristotle 

    • B. 

      Linnaeus 

    • C. 

      Louis pasteur

    • D. 

      Whittaker 

  • 20. 
    While writing scientific name of an organism which part of the name should not begin with a capital letter
    • A. 

      Genus

    • B. 

      Species

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Subspecies 

  • 21. 
    Which one belongs to monera
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Archaebacteria

    • C. 

      Cyanobacteria

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 22. 
    Conchology deals with
    • A. 

      Shells

    • B. 

      Cancer

    • C. 

      Fishes

    • D. 

      Tumor

  • 23. 
    Multicellular heterotrphes belongs to
    • A. 

      Fungi

    • B. 

      Plantae

    • C. 

      Protista

    • D. 

      Monera

  • 24. 
    Study of snake is
    • A. 

      Ornithology

    • B. 

      Saurology

    • C. 

      Icthyology

    • D. 

      Ophiology

  • 25. 
    Term taxonomy was coined by
    • A. 

      DeCandallo

    • B. 

      Aristotle 

    • C. 

      Linnaeus 

    • D. 

      Whittakker

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