Competitive Exams: Zoology MCQs (Practice-Test 14 of 112)

  1. Running water communities of deal hillstream characterised by the predominance of

    1. ephemeroptera

    2. coleoptera

    3. diptera

    4. megaloptera

  2. Ecological equivalents are the taxonomically different organisms which occupy

    1. same or similar ecological niches performing different functions in the same geographical region

    2. different ecological niches performing similar functions in the same geographical region

    3. same or similar ecological niches performing different functions in different geographical regions

    4. same or similar ecological niches performing similar functions in different geographical regions

  3. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Relatively fixed area defined by an animal because it contains a valuable resource

    2. Clear orientation of communities along a steep environmental gradient

    3. Place where an organism lives

    4. Complete account of how an organism uses its environment

    1. Habitat

    2. Territory

    3. Zonation

    4. Niche

    5. Ecotone

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  4. The Rhodesian sleeping sickness causes rapid death when the pathogen

    1. attacks lungs, liver and eyes

    2. invades blood stream and causes severe damage to the liver and spleen

    3. migrates into cerebrospinal fluid and cervical lymph nodes

    4. excretes toxic substance in the intestine of the host

  5. Match List I with List-II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Name of the diseases caused) List-II (Insect involved)
    1. Yellow fever

    2. Typhus

    3. American Trypanosomiasis

    4. Kala-azar

    1. Pediculus

    2. Triatoma

    3. Phiebotomus argentipes

    4. Aedes aegypti

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  6. Match List I with list II and select the correct answer:

    List-I (Name of the pests) List-II (Name of the stored food products)
    1. Callosobruchus chinensis

    2. Tribolium confusum

    3. Gnorimoschema operculella

    4. Piophila casei

    1. Wheat flour

    2. Potato

    3. Cheese

    4. Pulse

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  7. Which one of the following is a pest of tobacco?

    1. Tribolium sp.

    2. Spodoptera sp.

    3. Pectinophora sp.

    4. Calandra sp.

  8. Which one of the following is the common Indian Pearl Oyster?

    1. Pinctada indica

    2. Pinctada vulgaris

    3. Ostrea indica

    4. Ostrea vulgaris

  9. Loreal pil of a pit viper is

    1. thermoreceptor

    2. rheoreceptor

    3. chemoreceptor

    4. olfactoreceptor

  10. When a child with blood group IA/IB is born of a woman with genotype IB/IB, the father of the child could NOT be a man of the genotype

    1. IB/IB

    2. IA/IA

    3. IA/IB

    4. IA/I

  11. A major technique for DNA fingerprinting to identify restriction fragments of DNA from any individual involves

    1. southern blotting

    2. density sedimentation

    3. northern blooting

    4. gas-liquid chromatography

    • Assertion (A): Monocystis and Plasmodium are included in the class Sporozoa.
    • Reason (R): Both these genera are internal parasites.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Blood of Pheretima is red.
    • Reason (R): Haemoglobin occurs in the blood corpuscles.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Feathers of Coulmba are waterproof.
    • Reason (R): They are lubricated by secretion of the buccal gland.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true

    • Assertion (A): Frog has large optic lobes whereas their counterpart in rabbit are much smaller.
    • Reason (R): In rabbit, the function of optic lobes is carried out by the cerebrum.
    1. Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

    2. Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A

    3. A is true but R is false

    4. A is false but R is true