Feb 6, 2020

Diversity in Living World Old Question | NEET Biology Papers

Diversity in Living World Old Question


Diversity in Living World Old Question for NEET Biology Preparation. Here we discuss on Characteristic of Living Organism, Classification and Taxonomic Categories, Taxonomical Aids for NEET Examination. National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test Sample Papers will give an idea about the examination. Candidates are advised to practice old and previous papers to know about the syllabus. All objective and MCQ questions are in model practice set for best preparation.


1. Which of the following statement (s) about taxonomical aids is/are true?
I. Keys are used to identify plants and animals based on similarities and dissimilarities
II. Flora contains the account of habitat and distribution of plants in a given area.
III. Flora provides information to the plant species found in a particular area.
IV. Monographs provides information for identifying the species found in an area.
A. I and II only
B. I and IV only
C. I, II and II only
D. IV only


2. The largest collection of herbarium in India is -
A. Central National Herbarium, Kolkata
B. South Circle Herbarium, Coimbatore
C. Central Circle Harbarium, Allahabad
D. Blatter Herbarium, Mumbai

3. Which one of the following is not used for exsitu plant conservation?
A. Botanical gardens
B. Field gene banks
C. Seed banks
D. Shifting cultivation

4. Which of the following is not a correct statement?
A. Key is a taxonomic aid for identification of specimens
B. Herbarium houses contains dried, pressed and preserved plant specimens.
C. Botanical gardens have collection of living plants for reference.
D. A museum has collection of photographs of plants and animals.

5. The common character between Tomato and Potato will be maximum at the level of-
A. Division
B. Family
C. Order
D. Genus

6. Taxonomic hierarchy refers to -
A. The step-wise arrangement of all categories for classification of plants and animals
B. a group of senior taxonomists, who decide the nomenclature of plants and animals.
C. list of botanists or zoologists, who have worked on taxonomy or a species or group
D. classification of a species based on fossil records.

7. Which one of the following areas In India, is hotspot of bio-diversity?
A. Gangetic plain
B. Western ghats
C. Sunderbans
D. Eastern ghats

8. Animals are classified into hierarchical group. In which one of the following, the largest number of species is found?
A. Genus
B. Order
C. Cohort
D. Family

9. Species are generally referred as -
A. real unit of classification
B. real basic unit of classification
C. artificial concept of human mind
D. highest unit of classification

10. Read the statements given below and identify the incorrect statement -
A. scientific names favour multiple naming for the same kind of an organism
B. Scientific names are used all over the world
C. Scientific names are often descriptive and tell us some important character of an organism
D. Scientific names indicate relationship between species.

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