Diversity of Non-Chordates FYBSc Zoology MCQs

1: Biodiversity means ……..

(a) Interaction between biotic & abiotic factors
(b) Variety & variability among living organisms
(c) Equitable use of resources
(d) Deforestation

Answer:(b) Variety & variability among living organisms

2: Maintenance of biodiversity is important for

(a) Ecological stability

(b) Zoological stability

(c) Genetic stability

(d) Botanical stability

Answer:(a) Ecological stability

3:Protozoan considered link between plant & animals….

(a) Paramoecium

(b) Amoeba

(c) Euglena

(d) Plasmodium

Answer:(c) Euglena

4:Protozoan animal groups are …….

(a) Unicellular

(b) Multicellular

(c) Multiorganism

(d) Highly developed

Answer:(a) Unicellular

5:Amoeba locomote with the help of ……

(a) Cilia

(b) Pseudopodia

(c) Flagella

(d) Lobopodia

Answer:(b) Pseudopodia

6:Paramoecium locomotion by …..

(a) Flagella

(b) Pseudopodia

(c) Cilia

(d) Pellicle

Answer:(c) Cilia

7:In Euglena locomotion by …..

(a) Cilia

(b) Flagella

(c) Pseudopodia

(d) Myonemes

Answer:(b) Flagella

8:Reason for including amoeba in phylum protozoa is ……..

(a) Cell wall

(b) Cotractile vacuole
(c) Acellular organization

(d) Phagocytosis

Answer:(c) Acellular organization

9:Osmoregulation in amoeba is controlled by ………

(a) Plasmalemma

(b) Plasma gel
(c) Exo osmosis

(d) Contractile vacuoles

Answer:(d) Contractile vacuoles

10:Malaria fever is caused by ……

(a) P vivax

(b) Monocystis

(c) Cockroach

(d) Mosquito

Answer:(d) Mosquito

11:……… flagellate found in the gut of termites

(a) Trichonympha

(b) Entamoeba

(c) Plasmodium

(d) Gardia

Answer:(a) Trichonympha

12:Classification of phylum Porifera is based on ….

(a) Canal system

(b) Spicules
(c) Shape of chanocytes

(d) Oscocytes

Answer:(a) Canal system

13:Osculum is related with

(a) Starfish

(b) Hydra

(c) Silverfish

(d) sponge

Answer:(d) sponge

14:The coelenterates animals are ……. symmetry

(a) Asymmetry

(b) Bilateral symmetry

(c) Radial symmetry
(d) None of them

Answer:(c) Radial symmetry

15:Which one is bath sponge ……..

(a) Sycon

(b) Chaline

(c) Euspongia

(d) Spongilla

Answer:(c) Euspongia

16:Which of the following is not coelenterate?

(a) Jelly fish

(b) Sea pen

(c) Portuguese man of war
(d) Cuttle fish

Answer:(a) Jelly fish

17:Mesoglea is found in …….

(a) Porifera

(b) Hydrozoa

(c) Scyphozoa

(d) Annelida

Answer:(a) Porifera

18:Porifera means ……..

(a) Bearing canal system

(b) Having choanocytes
(c) Bearing minute pore on body surface

(d) Possessing osculum

Answer:(d) Possessing osculum

19:…… is a glassy transparent sponge used for decoration purpose.

(a) Hyalonema

(b) Bath sponge

(c) Leucosolenia

(d) Euplectella

Answer:(d) Euplectella

20:Corals are formed by …

(a) Molluscs

(b) Coelenterates

(c) Protozoans

(d) Echinoderms

Answer:(b) Coelenterates

21:Hydra is ………

(a) Fresh water, diploblastic & radially symmetrical
(b) Marine, diploblastic & radially symmetrical
(c) Marine, triploblastic & bilaterally symmetrical
(d) Fresh water, triploblastic & radially symmetrical

Answer:(a) Fresh water, diploblastic & radially symmetrical

22:All worms are …….

(a) Radial symmetrical

(b) Asymmetrical

(c) Triploblastic

(d) Diploblastic

Answer:(c) Triploblastic

23:Platyhelminthes are generally called ….

(a) Flat worms

(b) Round worms

(c) Tubiculus worms

(d) Blind worms

Answer:(a) Flat worms

24:Disease filariasis is caused by ….

(a) Fasciola

(b) Wucheria

(c) Taenia

(d) Ascaris

Answer:(b) Wucheria

25:Which zooid generally motile ….

(a) Polyps

(b) Medusa

(c) Both

(d) None of them

Answer:(b) Medusa

26:Aschelminthes are also called ……….. worms.

(a) Cylindrical

(b) Leafworm

(c) Round worms

(d) Flat worm

Answer:(c) Round worms

27:Which is the flat worm ……

(a) Seat worm

(b) Filaria worm

(c) Arrow worm

(d) Blood fluke

Answer:(d) Blood fluke

28:Which one is acoelomate?

(a) Nematohelminthes

(b) Annelida

(c) Arthropoda

(d) Platyhelminthes

Answer:(d) Platyhelminthes

29:Ascaris is ……..

(a) Free living

(b) Ectoparasite

(c) Endoparasite

(d) Commensal

Answer:(c) Endoparasite

30:The posterior end of male Ascaris remains …….

(a) Cylindrical

(b) Spiral

(c) Straight

(d) Curve

Answer:(d) Curve