Feb 6, 2020

Diversity in Living World Previous Question | NEET Biology Papers

Diversity in Living World Previous Question

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

3. Plant preservation centre in which the collected plants are preserved as dry specimens, according to classfication is called-
A. Flora
B. Herbarium
C. Museum
D. Botanical garden

4. The system of giving one name to the individual is -
A. Quasibinomial system
B. Semibinomial system
C. Mononomial system
D. Uninomial system


5. Choose the wrong statement about sub species -
A. They do not interbreed with individuals of other subspecies
B. They are new species in the making
C. Geographically isolated populations of a species
D. They show mirror variations from parent population.

6. Binomial nomenclature means -
A. one name given by two taxonomists
B. two names, the latinized, other of a person
C. two names, one scientific, other local
D. two-word names, the first indicates genus, and other species.

7. ICBN stand for -
A. Indian Council of British Nature
B. International Code of Biological Nomenclature
C. International Code for Botanical Nomenclature
D. Indian Code for Biological Nomenclature

8. Herbarium sheets are arranged according to the system of classification and should have information about -
A. time and place of collection, English, local and botanical names, phylum, collector's name
B. date and time of collection, English, local and botanical names, class, collector's name.
C. date and place of collection, English, local and botanical names, order, collector's name
D. date and place of collection, English, local and botanical names, family, collector's name.

9. Scientific names of plants are based on principles and criteria agreed by and are given in -
A. IUCN
B. ICZN
C. ICBN
D. ICPN

10. Select the correct statement.
A. Biological names are generally in Greek and written in Italics.
B. Family comprises a group of related species which has more characters in common.
C. An order includes related classes.
D. Families like Convolvulaceae, Solanaceae are included in the order polymoniales mainly based on the floral characters.

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