Consider the following statements:
I. Higher the taxa, more are the characteristics that members whithin the taxon share.
II. Lower the category, greater is the difficulty of determining the relationship to other taxa at the same level.
Of the two statements:
(1) I is true but II is false
(2) I is false but II is true
(3) Both I and II are true
(4) Both I and II are false
The Indian Botanical Garden and the National Botanical Research Institute are located respectively at:
(1) Pune and Howrah
(2) Howrah and Lucknow
(3) Darjeeling and Lucknow
(4) Shimla and Dehradun
Match each item in Column I with one in Column II and choose your answer from the codes given below:
|I.||Flora||1.||Useful in providing information for identification of names of species found in an area|
|II.||Manuals||2.||Contains the actual account of habitat and distribution of plants of a given area.|
|III.||Monographs||3.||contain information on any one taxon|
The suffix that denotes the taxonomic category 'Family' in plants would be
As we go lower from kingdom to species, the number of common characters at each taxon:
1. Goes on decreasing
2. Goes on increasing
3. Remains same
4. There is no pattern to this
Which of the following taxonomic categories contains organisms least similar to one another?
Match each item in Column I with one item in Column II regarding taxonomic categories of humans and chose your answer from the codes given below:
Column I Column II
I. Family 1. Primatata
II. Order 2. Hominidae
III. Class 3. Chordata
IV. Phylum 4. Mammalia
I II III IV
1. 1 2 3 4
2. 2 1 4 3
3. 2 1 3 4
4. 1 2 4 3
The label of a herbarium sheet does not carry information on
(1) date of collection
(2) name of collector
(3) local names
(4) height of the plant
Match column I with column II for housefly classification and select the correct option using the codes given below:
|Column I||Column II|
A B C D
(1) 3 1 4 2
(2) 3 2 4 1
(3) 4 3 2 1
(4) 4 2 1 3
Study the four statements (I-IV) given below and select the two correct ones out of them:
I. Definition of biological species was given by Ernst Mayr.
II. Photoperiod does not affect reproduction in plants.
III. Binomial nomenclature system was given by RH Whittaker.
IV. In unicellular organisms, reproduction is synonymous with growth.
The two correct statements are
(1) II and III
(2) III and IV
(3) I and IV
(4) I and II