NEET Botany Biological Classification Questions Solved

NEET - 2016

Which one of the following is wrong for fungi?

(1) They are eukaryotic

(2) All fungi possess a purely cellulosic cell wall

(3) They are heterotrophic

(4) They are both unicellular and multicellular

Audio Explanation:

(2) In fungi, cell wall contains chitin or cellulose along with other polysaccharides, proteins and lipids. Only in some fungi, e.g. Phytophthora or other oomycetes a purely cellulosic cell wall is present. Hence, only option (b) is wrong, rest of the options are correct.

Concept Enhancer Chitin is chemically N-acetyl glucosamine. The exoskeleton of insects also contains this chemical.

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