Competitive Exams: Zoology MCQs (Practice-Test 25 of 112)

  1. Consider the following statements.

    1. Didelphis is a pouch mammal.

    2. Male and female of Echidna have functional mammary gland.

    3. Macaca mulatta is an anthropoid ape.

    4. Carnassial teeth are well developed in rhinoceros.

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1, 2 and 3

    3. 2, 3 and 4

    4. 1, 3 and 4

  2. Which one of the following is called a horned toad?

    1. Alytes

    2. Rhacophorus

    3. Phrynosoma

    4. Hyla

  3. Uropygial gland is NOT present is

    1. Pavo

    2. Psittacula

    3. Corvus

    4. Struthio

  4. Regarding Paramecium, which one of the following statements is NOT correct?

    1. Oblique disposition of longitudinal rows of cilia does not allow the organism to swim in a linear path

    2. The cilium exhibits a typical 9 + 0 arrangement similar to that in a centriole

    3. Conjugants are smaller than the normal individual

    4. Conjugation never takes place among members of a pure line

  5. Which one of the following is a bilaterally asymmetrical, acoelomate and triploblastic invertebrate?

    1. Aphrodite

    2. Ascaris

    3. Dugesia

    4. Wuchereria

  6. Consider the following statements with reference to Ascaris:

    1. Ascaris produces amoeboid sperm

    2. Ascaris exhibits ureotelic type of excretion

    3. The life cycle in Ascaris is monogenetic

    Which of these statements is/are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1, 2 and 3

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 3 only

  7. Match List I (Animals) with List II (Larval forms) and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. Thenia

    2. Ascaris

    3. Planaria

    1. No larval stage

    2. Microfilaria

    3. Hexacanth

    4. Rhabditoid

    • A
    • B
    • C
      • 1
      • 4
      • 3
      • 3
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 3
      • 4
      • 1
  8. With reference to leech, which one of the following statements is correct?

    1. Chemosensory organs of Leech facilitate, detection of prey for blood feeding

    2. Leechers are devoid of visual sense organs

    3. The mouth is bound by three lips which form the velum

    4. The adipose tissue present above the dermal Layer in leech is called botryoidal tissue

  9. With reference to scorpions, which one of the following statements is correct?

    1. They are larviparous

    2. They have lymphatic gland which has haemopoietic function

    3. They have coxal gland which corresponds to the green gland of Palaemon

    4. They display mosaic and stereoscopic vision

  10. Regarding Palaemon, which one of the following, statements is NOT correct?

    1. Pericardial sinus regulates heart beat and cardiac output

    2. Haemocyanin is the respiratory pigment

    3. It has mosaic vision

    4. The gravity receptor is called statocyst

  11. Which one of the following glands is associated with the female genitalia of Periplaneta?

    1. Clitellar gland

    2. Collaterial gland

    3. Phallic gland

    4. Mushroom gland

  12. Consider the following statements

    1. Tornaria larva of Balanoglossus leads a benthonic life

    2. Full grown Tornaria larva of Balanoglossus has paired eye spots, apical plates and three ciliated bands.

    3. Notochord persists throughout life in Balanoglossus

    4. Genital wings are absent in

    Balanoglossus

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 2

    2. 1 and 3

    3. 2 and 4

    4. 3 and 4

  13. Tiedman's body of Asterias is concerned with

    1. reproduction

    2. excretion

    3. production of amoebocytes

    4. digestion

  14. Consider the following statements:

    1. Dicondylic skull is characteristic of all amniotes.

    2. The horn of Indian rhinoceros is formed by gluing of epidermal keratin fibres.

    3. The jaw of placental mammal is formed by a single bone called dentary.

    4. Sweat glands are absent in cetacea and sirenia.

    Which of these statements are correct?

    1. 1 and 4

    2. 2, 3 and 4

    3. 2 and 3

    4. 1 and 3

  15. Pelvic girdle of Oryctolagus does NOT have

    1. ilium

    2. ischium

    3. glenoid cavity

    4. pubis