2. Classification of Plant Kingdom

Q- Binomial nomenclature was introdued by
(a) Carolus Linnaeus
(b) Huxley
(c) Devies
(d) John Roy
Ans: (a)

Q- Who is known as father of Taxonomy?
(a) Angler
(b) Aristotle
(c) Linnaeus
(d) Theopharastus
Ans: (c)

Q- Flowering plants are grouped under
(a) Cryptogames
(b) Phanerogames
(c) Bryophytes
(d) Pteridophytes
Ans: (b)

Q- Bryophytes are photosynthetic but do not have vascular tissue and true roots. This feature enable them to resemble with which of the following
(a) Fungi
(b) Algae
(c) Pteridophytes
(d) Angiosperms
Ans: (b)

Q- Plant which bear naked seed
(a) Angiosperm
(b) Gymnosperm
(c) Pteridophyta
(c) Bryophyta
Ans: (b)

Q- Modern classification is based on
(a) Fossils (b) Phylogeny
(c) Morphology (d) Physiology
Ans: (b)

Q- Homo sapien is the scientific name of
(a) Honeybee (b) Monkey
(c) Man (d) Tiger
Ans: (c)

Q- Binomial nomenclature consists of two names
(a) Genus and species
(b) Order and family
(c) Species and variety
(d) Family and genus
Ans: (a)

Q- Species is a group of organisms which
(a) Interbreed freely
(b) Do not Interbreed
(c) Live together
(d) None of the above
Ans: (a)

Q- Grouping of organisms into categories according to a systematic plan is
(a) Identification
(b) Classification
(c) Nomenclature
(d) None of the above
Ans: (b)

Q- Hydrophytes are
(a) Aquatic plant
(b) Plant disease
(c) Rootless plant
(d) Organism found in sea
Ans: (a)

Q- The term phylum was given by
(a) Cuvier (b) Theophrastus
(c) Haeckel (d) Linnaecus
Ans: (a)

Q- The first step in Taxonomy is
(a) Naming (b) Identification
(c) Description (d) Classification
Ans: (b)

Q- Basic unit of classification is
(a) Genus (b) Family
(c) Species (d) Order
Ans: (c)

Q- Natural system of classification is based on
(a) Ontogeny
(b) Phylogeny
(c) Morphology
(d) Phylogeny and Morphology
Ans: (d)

Q- The famous book ‘Systema Naturae’ is written by
(a) Darwin (b) Lamark
(c) Linnaeus (d) Robert Hooke
Ans: (c)

Q- Five kingdom classification of Whittaker is mainly based on
(a) Nucleus
(b) Cell structure
(c) Mode of nutrition
(d) Complexity of organ
Ans: (c)

Q- Non-flowering plants are grouped in
(a) Cryptogames
(b) Phanerogames
(c) Bryophytes
(d) Pteridophytes
Ans: (a)

Q- The study of principles and procedures of classification is
(a) Nomenclature
(b) Taxonomy
(c) Classification
(d) Identification
Ans: (b)

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