Dr. F Went noted that if coleoptile tips were removed and placed on agar for one hour, the agar would produce a bending when placed on one side of freshly cut coleoptile stumps. Of what significance is this experiment?

1. It made possible the isolation and exact identification of auxin.

2. It is the basis for quantitative determination of small amounts of growth-promoting substances

3. It demonstrated polar movement of auxins

4. It supports the hypothesis that IAA is auxin

Subtopic:  Growth Hormones & Auxin |
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A few normal seedlings of tomato were kept in a dark room. After a few days they were

found to have become white-coloured like albinos. Which of the following terms will you

use to describe them?

1. Mutated

2. Embolised

3. Etiolated

4. Defoliated

Subtopic:  Photoperiodism (OLD NCERT) |
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Which one of the following growth regulators is known as "stress hormone" ?

1. abscisic acid

2. Ethylene

3. GA3             

4. lndole acetic acid

Subtopic:  Abscisic Acid |
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During seed germination its stored food is mobilised by.

1. ethylene
2. cytokinin
3. ABA
4. gibberellin

Subtopic:  Gibberellin |
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Phototropic curvature is the result of uneven distribution of.

1. gibberellin

2. phytochrome

3. cytokinins

4. auxin

Subtopic:  Growth Hormones & Auxin |
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Photoperiodism was first characterised in :-

1. tobacco

2. potato

3. tomato 

4. cotton

Subtopic:  Photoperiodism (OLD NCERT) |
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Coiling of garden pea tendrils around any support is an example of 
1. thigmotaxis
2. thigmonasty 
3. thigmotropism
4. thermotaxis

Subtopic:  Growth Terminology |
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One of the synthetic auxin is 

1. NAA

2. IAA

3. GA

4. IBA

Subtopic:  Growth Hormones & Auxin |
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Which one of the following acids is a derivative of carotenoids?

1. Indole-butyric acid

2. Indole-3-acetic acid

3. Gibberellic acid

4. Abscisic acid

Subtopic:  Abscisic Acid |
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Senescence as an active developmental cellular process in the growth and functioning of a flowering plant, is indicated in

1. vessels and tracheid differentiation

2. leaf abscission

3. annual plants

4. floral parts
 

Subtopic:  Ethylene | Abscisic Acid |
 69%
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