NEET Practice Questions - Botany - Organisms and Populations

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  • Subject:

    Botany

  • Chapter:

    Organisms and Populations


Homeostasis is 
(a) tendency to change with change in environment
(b) tendency to resist change
(c) disturbance in regulatory control
(d) plants and animals extracts used in homeopathy


Identify the biome that is not correctly matched with the physical parameters given in corresponding Column II and Column III:


The most ecologically relevant environmental factor is:

1. temperature

2. Water

3. Light

4. Soil


If global warming continues, how would the distributional range of some species be affected?

1. There will be a poleward shift

2. There will be an equatorial shift

3. No change expected for any species

4. Shift to marine water from land


Many freshwater animals cannot live for long in sea water and vice versa because of:

1. Buoyancy related problems

2. Lack of impermeable skins

3. Thermolabile enzymes

4. Osmotic considerations


Which of the following algae is likely to be found in the deepest waters?

(a) Green

(b) Brown

(c) Red

(d) All are found at equal depths


When exposed to cold temperatures, which of the following is responsible for maintaining constant body temperature in humans?

1. Vasoconstriction and shivering

2. Vasodilation and shivering

3. Vasodilation and sweating

4. Vasoconstriction and sweating


Under unfavorable conditions, many zooplankton species in lakes and ponds are known to enter a stage of suspended development called as:

1. Dormancy

2. Hibernation

3. Aestivation

4. Diapause


The given age pyramid represents a:

1. Fast expanding population

2. Slowly expanding population

3. Stable population

4. Declining population


Darwinian fitness is represented by:

1. Low r value

2. High r value

3. High K value

4. Low K value