Biology/Animal kingdom Sample Test,Sample questions

Question: A phenomenon when parasite parasitizes themselves is known as

1.Hyperparasitism

2.Parasitoids

3.Monoxenous parasitism

4.Polyxenous parasitism


Question: Air bladder is present in

1.Chondrichthyes

2.Star fishes

3.Actinopterygii

4.Flying fishes


Question: All flat worms differ from all round worms in having

1.Triploblastic body

2.Solid mesoderm

3.Bilateral symmetry

4.Metamorphosis in the life history


Question: Animals having a built in thermostat to maintain constant body temperature are known as

1.Biothermic

2.Poikilothermic

3.Oligothermic

4.Homeothermic


Question: Animals, floating and drifting on the surface of water are ______.

1.Benthos

2.Pelagic

3.Plankton

4.Neritic


Question: Annelids are called ______ worms.

1.Parasitic

2.Segmented

3.Flat-bodied

4.Acoelomate


Question: Bed Bugs contribute to the spread of

1.Typhoid

2.Yellow fever

3.Typhus

4.Trench fever


Question: Cell tissue grade of organization occurs in

1.Platyhelminthes

2.Sponges

3.Protozoa

4.Coelenterata


Question: Cnidarians having cells called cnidocytes, contain organelles known as ______.

1.Polymorphism

2.Nematocysts

3.Hermaphroditism

4.None of these


Question: Cold-blooded animals fall into which category?

1.Ectotherms

2.Psychrotherms

3.Endotherms

4.Thermophiles


Question: Cysticercus stage is formed in

1.Taenia

2.Plasmodium

3.Leishmania

4.Wuchereria


Question: Earthworms eliminate cellular wastes and excess water through excretory tubules called ______

1.Nephridia

2.Flame cells

3.Coelom

4.Gizzard


Question: Fluke infections are diseases of the _______ in humans.

1.Blood

2.Bile

3.Digestive tract

4.Lungs


Question: Ichthyophis is a

1.Worm blooded

2.Limbless reptile

3.Mammal

4.Limbless amphibian


Question: In cephalopod, the brain is formed from the fusion of ______

1.Spinal cord

2.Ganglia

3.Eye tissue

4.Trochophore


Question: In many animals the rapid change from the immature organism to the adult (change from larva to adult in insects) means

1.Cephalization

2.Molting

3.Metamorphosis

4.Endothermy


Question: In planarians water enters the body by ___

1.osmosis

2.contractile vacuoles

3.flame cells

4.active transport


Question: Insect mouthparts are adapted for different functions in different species. Mouthparts of houseflies are used for

1.Siphoning

2.Piercing and sucking

3.Sponging and lapping

4.Biting and chewing


Question: Male mosquitoes usually feed on

1.Garbage

2.Human blood

3.Flower sap

4.All of the above


Question: One example of animals having a single opening to the outside that serves both as mouth as well as anus is

1.Fasciola

2.Octopus

3.Asterias

4.Ascidia


Question: Order Rhynchocephalia consists of

1.Tuataras

2.Lizards and snakes

3.Turtles and tortoises

4.Crocodiles, alligators, caimans


Question: Ornithorhynchus is a

1.fossil bird

2.flightless bird

3.connecting link between reptiles and birds

4.mammal


Question: Ornithorhynchus is an example of :

1.Dinosaur

2.Monotreme mammal

3.Marsupial mammal

4.Eutherian mammal


Question: Peripatus is a connecting link between

1.Coelenterata and Porifera

2.Ctenophora and Platyhelminthes

3.Mollusca and Echinodermata

4.Annelida and Arthropoda


Question: Phylogenetic classification is based on

1.External similarity

2.Common evolution

3.Habit and habitat

4.Utilitarian system


Question: Phylum mollusca can be distinguished from other invertebrates by the presence of

1.Bilateral symmetry and exoskeleton

2.A mantle and gills

3.Shell and non-segmented body

4.A mantle and non-segmented body


Question: Pneumatic bones are expected to be found in

1.Flying fish

2.Whale

3.Tadpole of frog

4.Pigeon


Question: Pupa occurs in the life cycle of

1.Blatta

2.Mosquito

3.Housefly

4.Periplaneta


Question: Radial symmetry is generally exhibited by which animals?

1.Which are attached with substratum

2.Which have one opening of alimentary canal

3.Which have ciliary feeding

4.Which are aquatic


Question: Radial symmetry is usually associated with

1.lower grade of organization

2.creeping mode of life

3.aquatic life

4.sedentary mode of life


Question: Radial symmetry occurs in which set?

1.Echinodermata and Coelenterata

2.Porifera and Coelenterata

3.Mollusca and Arthropoda

4.Platyhelminthes and Coelenterata


Question: Radula is found in

1.Pila sp.

2.Chiton sp.

3.Lamellidens sp.

4.Pinctada sp.


Question: Sharks, skates, and rays are also called ______ fishes.

1.Jawless

2.Bony

3.Cartilaginous

4.Freshwater


Question: Swarming generally occurs in

1.Pyrilla

2.Mosquito

3.House fly

4.Locust


Question: Tachyglossus is a connecting link between

1.Reptiles and Birds

2.Amphibians and Reptiles

3.Birds and Mammals

4.Reptiles and Mammals


Question: Taxonomically a species is

1.A group of evolutionary related populations

2.Population having same evolutionary basis

3.Fundamental unit is phylogenetic history of organisms

4.Category to which most taxonomic information is attached


Question: The metamorphosis of insects appears to be regulated through

1.Thyroxine

2.Haemolymph

3.Ecdysone

4.All the above


Question: The osculum is an excretory structure in

1.Star fish

2.Hydra

3.Silver fish

4.Sponge


Question: The scientific name of Asian tiger mosquito

1.Aedes aegypti

2.Aedes albopictus

3.Aedes taeniorhynchus

4.Aedes albolineatus


Question: Water-Vascular system is found in

1.Sea-anemone

2.Sea-pen

3.Sea-cucumber

4.Sea-horse


Question: Which one of the following characteristics is NOT a shared by birds and mammals?

1.A backbone and internal skeleton

2.Breathing using lungs

3.Viviparity

4.Warm blooded nature


Question: Which one of the following is NOT a characteristic of phylum Annelida?

1.Ventral nerve cord

2.Closed circulatory system

3.Segmentation

4.Pseudocoelom


Question: Which one of the following is oviparous?

1.Elephant

2.Flying fox

3.Platypus

4.Whale


Question: Which one of the following statements is incorrect?

1.Viviparity is the reproductive pattern shown by most mammals

2.Viviparity occurs primarily in salamanders and caecilians.

3.In viviparity, a shell does not form around the egg.

4.Viviparity is not found in species of lizards and snakes.


Question: Which one of the following statements is incorrect?

1.Radial symmetry is displayed by sea anemone and aquatic animal.

2.Fasciola hepatica is also known as the sheep liver fluke.

3.Triploblastic animals are usually bilaterally symmetrical

4.Mesoglea is present in between ectoderm and endoderm in Obelia


Question: Which one of the following statements is stated incorrectly regarding cartilaginous fishes?

1.Cartilaginous fishes have sense organs.

2.Most cartilaginous fishes have color vision.

3.Teeth-like placoid scales are found on the skin of cartilaginous fishes.

4.In cartilaginous fishes, gas exchange occurs in the gills.


Question: Which one of the followings belongs to platyhelminthes?

1.Plasmodium

2.Trypanosoma

3.Schistosoma

4.Wuchereria


Question: Which one of the followings in birds indicates their reptilian ancestry?

1.Eggs with a calcareous shell

2.Scales on their hind limbs

3.Four-chambered heart

4.Two special chambers crop and gizzard in their digestive tract


Question: Which statement is correct regarding reptiles, birds, and mammals?

1.Evolved from a common ancestor

2.Embryos are surrounded by a fluid-filled sac called amnion

3.Outer covering is largely watertight.

4.All of the above


Question: ______ are devoid of respiratory, excretory and circulatory organs.

1.Threadworms

2.Sponges

3.Tapeworms

4.Liver fluke