## Diversity in Angiosperm Morphology MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions and Answers)

**Q1. A shrub has**

- Short pliable stems
- Long pliable stems
- Medium woody stems
- Long woody stems

**Answer: 3**

**Q2. The smallest angiosperm is**

- Mistletoe
- Rafflesia
- Wolfiella
- Wolffia

**Answer: 4**

**Q3. ‘Bodhi’ tree at Gaya is**

- 200 years old
- More than 26500 years old
- 1000-1500 years old
- 200-1000 years old

**Answer: 2**

**Q4. The tallest plant is**

- Anthocephalus cadamba
- Acacia nilotica
- Eucalyptus regnans
- Raffesia arnoldii

**Answer: 3**

**Q5. A herb is the one having**

- Green soft and short stems
- Woody short stems
- A number of flowers and fruits
- Annual growth

**Answer: 1**

**Q6. Lianas are**

- Weak stemmed trailers
- Woody stemmed climbers and twiners
- Trees with twisted stems
- Plants with woody stems and medium height

**Answer: 2**

**Q7. A space parasite is**

- Vanda
- Cuscuta
- Rafflesia
- Utricularia

**Answer: 1**

**Q8. An insectivorous/carnivorous plant is**

- Viscum
- Parkinsonia
- Santalum
- Utricularia

**Answer: 4**

**Q9. Herbaceous plant that dies back to ground each year but sprouts again from underground part is**

- Perennial
- Biennial
- Annual
- Winter annual

**Answer: 1**

**Q10. Loranthus is**

- Commensal
- Epiphyte
- Parasite
- Symbiont

**Answer: 3**

**Q11. Monotropa is a**

- Saprophyte
- Symbiont
- Parasite
- Insectivorous plant

**Answer: 1**

**Q12. Saprophytic angiosperms are also called**

- Mycorrhizal plants
- Mesophytic plants
- Humus plants
- Myrmecophilous plants

**Answer: 3**

**Q13. Saprophytic plants lack**

- Chlorophyll
- Vascular tissues
- Roots
- Flowers

**Answer: 1**

**Q14. Liana is a**

- Herb
- Shrub
- Tree
- Vine

**Answer: 4**

**Q15. A symbiotic association between fungus and underground part of a plant is**

- Hyperparasite
- Mycorrhiza
- Endophyte
- Subterranean parasite

**Answer: 2**

**Q16. Lantana is a**

- Liana
- Tree
- Herb
- Prickly shrub

**Answer: 4**

**Q17. Smallest parasitic flowering plant is**

- Arceuthobium
- Rafflesia
- Balanophora
- Prickly Shrub

**Answer: 4**

**Q18. Largest flower belongs to**

- An epiphyte vanda
- A parasite Rafflesia
- A saprophyte Neottia
- Tree Alnus with symbiotic bacteria

**Answer: 2**

**Q19. Sundew is**

- Dionaea
- Nepenthes
- Drosera
- Striga

**Answer: 3**

**Q20. A polycarpic plant is**

- Bambusa tulda
- Agave Americana
- Pisum sativum
- Pyrus malus

**Answer: 4**

**Q21. A plant which manufactures its own food is**

- Autotrophic
- Symbiotic
- Heterotrophic
- Saprophytic

**Answer: 1**

**Q22. Which one of the following is a partial heterotroph**

- Rafflesia
- Eucalyptus
- Drosera
- Hydrilla

**Answer: 3**

**Q23. A marine angiosperm is**

- Hydrilla
- Potamogeton
- Zostera
- Sagittaria

**Answer: 3**

**Q24. A monocarpic plant is**

- Cuscuta
- Agave
- Mangifera
- Dalbergia

**Answer: 2**

**Q25. Santalum album is a**

- Total stem parasite
- Total root parasite
- Partial stem parasite
- Partial root parasite

**Answer: 4**

**Q26. A partial parasite is the one which**

- Absorbs water and minerals salts from host
- Absorbs only water from host
- Takes food from host only occasionally
- Lives on the host for space only

**Answer: 1**

**Q27. Nepenthes, Dionaea, Drosera and Utricularia are**

- Saprophytes
- Heterotrophs
- Autotrophs
- Carnivorous

**Answer: 4**

**Q28. A root parasite is**

- Loranthus
- Rafflesia
- Viscum
- Cuscuta

**Answer: 2**

**Q29. Loranthus shows**

- Parasitism
- Commensalism
- Symbiosis
- Saprophytism

**Answer: 1**

**Q30. Insectivorous plants grow in areas deficient in**

- Phosphorus
- Nitrogen
- Sulphur
- Iron

**Answer: 2**

**Q31. Woody twiners are**

- Stragglers
- Creepers
- Lianes
- Scandent

**Answer: 3**

**Q32. A plant has weak stem which can coil around an upright support. It is a**

- Liane
- Twiner
- Climber
- Creeper

**Answer: 2**

**Q33. A plant lives for less than one year. It is**

- Annual
- Biennial
- Semi-annual
- Perennial

**Answer: 1**

**Q34. Study of seeds is a part of**

- Pomology
- Morphology
- Vegetative morphology
- Reproductive morphology

**Answer: 4**

**Q35. Organs similar in function but different in internal structure are **

- Vegetative
- Reproductive organs
- Homologous organs
- Analogous

**Answer: 4**

**Q36. Which one is a mangrove plant**

- Potamogeton
- Sagittaria
- Rhizophora
- Populus

**Answer: 3**

**Q37. A plant which does not haves root is**

- Utricularia
- Nelumbo
- Trapa
- Avicennia

**Answer: 1**

**Q38. Timber line is a limit above which**

- Trees are found
- Trees are absent
- Plants are do not survive
- Plants occur in abundance

**Answer: 2**

**Q39. Which one has prickles**

- Lantana camara
- Argemone Mexicana
- Solanum surattense
- All the above

**Answer: 4**

**Q40. Which one of the following is a succulent**

- Argemone Mexicana
- Dalbergia sisso
- Opuntia
- Mangifera

**Answer: 3**

**Q41. Date palm is **

- Caudex
- Excurrent
- Deliquescent
- Culm

**Answer: 1**

**Q42. Deliquescent habit is shown by**

- Pinus
- Eucalyptus
- Cocos nucifera
- Mangifera indica

**Answer: 4**

**Q43. Quisqualis (Rangoon Creeper) is an example of**

- Climber
- Twiner
- Trailer
- Liana

**Answer: 2**

**Q44. Myrmecophily belongs to the category of**

- Symbiosis
- Epiphytism
- Parasitism
- Saprophytism

**Answer: 1**

**Q45. Myrmecophily is an association between a higher plant and**

- Bacteria
- Fungi
- Blue-green algae
- Ants

**Answer: 4**

**Q46. VAM is a**

- Mycorrhiza
- Succulent
- Epiphyte
- Mesophyte

**Answer: 1**

**Q47. A partial parasite is**

- Cuscuta
- Cassytha
- Arceuthobium
- Viscum

**Answer: 4**

**Q48. Pisum sativum is a**

- Climber
- Tree
- Shrub
- Heterotroph

**Answer: 1**

**Q49. Pisum sativum is**

- Autotroph
- Heterotroph
- Shrub
- Tree

**Answer: 1**

**Q50.Plants which are unable to manufacture their food wholly or partially are**

- Autophytes
- Heterophytes
- Halophytes
- Holophytes

**Answer: 2**

**Q51. Trees grow faster in**

- Autumn
- Winter
- Summer
- Spring

**Answer: 4**

**Q52. Which of the following parasite is also epiphytic**

- Striga
- Orobanche
- Balanophora
- Cuscuta

**Answer: 4**

**Q53. A plant expected to have an age of 1500 years is**

- Eucalyptus
- Sequoia
- Mangifera indica
- Dalbergia sisso

**Answer: 2**

**Q54. Santalum album/Sandal-wood tree is**

- Partial root parasite
- Partial stem parasite
- Total stem parasite
- Total root parasite

**Answer: 1**

**Q55. Biggest flower belongs to a plant which is**

- Partial stem parasite
- Partial root parasite
- Total stem parasite
- Total root parasite

**Answer: 4**

**Q56. A plant growing on another plant without drawing any nourishment is**

- Ectoparasite
- Epiphyte
- Symbiont
- Saprophyte

**Answer: 2**

**Q57. Heterotrophic nutrition is present in**

- Vallisneria
- Pistia
- Drosera
- Opuntia

**Answer: 3**

**Q58. Plants obtaining food from other plants by means of haustoria are**

- Symbionts
- Parasites
- Hydrophytes
- Saprophytes

**Answer: 2**

**Q59. A rootless aquatic in which a protein of leaf is modified to from a bladder for catching small aquatic animals is**

- Dionaea
- Drosera
- Utricularia
- Nepenthes

**Answer: 3**

**Q60. Lianas occur more commonly in**

- Temperate forests
- Deserts
- Alpine vegetation
- Tropical forests

**Answer: 4**

**Q61. Myrmecophily is a beneficial association between a flowering plant and**

- Ants
- Mycoplasma
- Bacteria
- Virusis

**Answer: 3**

**Q62. A biennial plant is the which**

- Flowers every two years
- Flowers every year and completes its life cycle in two years
- Completes its life cycle in two years
- Completes its life cycle twice in a single year

**Answer: 3**

**Q63. A plant that manufactures its own food is**

- Autotroph
- Parasite
- Epiphyte
- Saprophyte

**Answer: 1**

**Q64. Partial parasite is dependent upon the host For**

- Support
- Food at time
- Water
- Water and minerals

**Answer: 4**

**Q65. Cuscuta is**

- Total root parasite
- Total stem parasite
- Partial stem parasite
- Epiphyte

**Answer: 2**