NEET Practice Questions - Botany - The Living World

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  • Subject:

    Botany

  • Chapter:

    The Living World


The third name in trinomial nomenclature is

(1) Species

(2) Subgenus

(3) Subspecies

(4) Ecotype


In five kingdom classification, which single kingdom contains blue-green algae, nitrogen fixing bacteria and methanogenic archaebacteria

(1) Monera

(2) Protista

(3) Plantae

(4) Fungi


The suffix-phyta indicates

(1) Family

(2) Order

(3) Class

(4) Division


Two or more species occupying same or overlapping areas are

(1) Sympatric

(2) Sibling

(3) Subspecies

(4) Allopatric


An attribute found in plants but not animals is

(1) Metabolism

(2) Sexual reproduction

(3) Autotrophy

(4) Asexual reproduction


In five-kingdom classification, unicellular green algae are included in the kingdom

(1) Metaphyta

(2) Protista

(3) Monera

(4) Metazoa


Which of the following is less general in chracters as compared to genus

(1) Species

(2) Family

(3) Class

(4) Division


Consider the following two statements:

I. In the single-celled organisms, we are not very clear about the usage of the two terms – growth and reproduction.

II. When it comes to unicellular organisms like bacteria, unicellular algae or amoeba, reproduction is synonymous with growth, i.e., increase in number of cells.

(1) Both I and II are true and II explains I

(2) Both I and II are true but II does not explain I

(3) I is true but II is false

(4) Both I and II are false


Consider the following two statements:

I. Cellular organization of the body is the defining feature of life forms.

II. Metabolic reactions cannot be demonstrated outside the body in cell-free systems.

(1) Both I and II are true and II explains I

(2) Both I and II are true but II does not explain I

(3) I is true but II is false

(4) Both I and II are false


The most obvious & complicated feature of all living organisms is:

(1) The ability to sense their surroundings or environment and respond to these environmental stimuli.

(2) Reproduction - sexual or asexual - for production of progeny of own kind.

(3) The ability to growth in size due to cell division.

(4) Presence of complex organs systems such as digestive and nervous system.