## Inflorescence MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions and Answers)

**Q1. Arrangement of flowers on the floral axis is**

- Inflorescence
- Phyllotaxy
- Placentation
- Corymb

**Answer: 1**

**Q2. Pedicellate bisexual flowers borne acropetally on an elongated peduncle form an inflorescence called**

- Spike
- Corymb
- Raceme
- Catkin

**Answer: 3**

**Q3. The inflorescence of Coriander is **

- Umbel
- Corymb
- Typical raceme
- Umbel of umbels

**Answer: 4**

**Q4. In a compound umbel, each umbellule is subtended by**

- Involucre
- Involucel
- Bract
- Bracteole

**Answer: 2**

**Q5. In Candytuft, the inflorescence is**

- Typical raceme
- Corymb
- Corymbose raceme
- Umbel

**Answer: 2**

**Q6. Pedicellate flowers arising from a single point from**

- Umbel
- Cymose head
- Capitulum
- Verticillaster

**Answer: 1**

**Q7. The whorl of bracts present below the inflorescence of Sunflower is**

- Epicalyx
- Spathe
- Involucel
- Involucres

**Answer: 4**

**Q8. Inflorescence consisting of sessile bisexual flowers arranged acropetally on an elongated axis is**

- Spadix
- Catkin
- Raceme
- Spike

**Answer: 4**

**Q9. An inflorescence appearing like a flower which is not racemose is**

- Umbel
- Corymb
- Cyathium
- Capitulum

**Answer: 3**

**Q10. In which of the following, the growing point ends in a flower**

- Raceme
- Verticillaster
- Catkin
- Spike

**Answer: 2**

**Q11. Verticillaster has**

- A typical raceme
- Condensed dichasial cymes
- Condensed polychasial cymes
- A mixed spadix

**Answer: 2**

**Q12. Both hypanthodium and cyathium possess **

- Unisexual flowers
- Bisexual sessile flowers
- Bisexual pedicellate flowers
- Sterile peduncle

**Answer: 1**

**Q13. Racemose inflorescence having branched peduncle is**

- Panicle
- Corymb
- Cormbose-raceme
- Spikelet

**Answer: 1**

**Q14. In a raceme the flower arrangement is**

- Basipetal
- Centripetal
- Centrifugal
- Acropetal

**Answer: 4**

**Q15. The arrangement of flowers in Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is**

- Acropetal
- Basipetal
- Centripetal
- Centrifugal

**Answer: 3**

**Q16. Inflorescence consisting of unisexual sessile flowers is**

- Spike
- Spikelet
- Catkin
- Umbel

**Answer: 3**

**Q17. Glumes occur in**

- Spike
- Spikelet
- Strobile
- Spadix

**Answer: 2**

**Q18. Multiparous cyme occurs in **

- Jasminum
- Heliotropium
- Solanum nigrum
- Calotropis

**Answer: 4**

**Q19. A scorpioid cyme having all the flowers in the same plane is**

- Rhipidium
- Cincinnus
- Dreponium
- Bostryx

**Answer: 1**

**Q20. In Anthocephalus the inflorescence is**

- Raceme
- Cymose head
- Racemose head
- Corymb

**Answer: 2**

**Q21. Name the inflorescence in which flowers reach the same level through they arise from different points**

- Umbel
- Catkin
- Corymb
- Capitulum

**Answer: 3**

**Q22. Which one of the following has compound umbel**

- Coriandrum
- Androsace
- Centella
- Morus

**Answer: 1**

**Q23. A branching system of the plant bearing flower is**

- Deliquescence
- Inflorescence
- Placentation
- Cauliflory

**Answer: 2**

**Q24. Name the inflorescence in which the peduncle is extremely short and bears flowers and equal pedicel length**

- Corymb
- Capitates
- Catkin
- Umbel

**Answer: 4**

**Q25. Spike occurs in**

- Banana
- Mulberry
- Wheat
- Bottle Brush

**Answer: 4**

**Q26. Inflorescence typical of family Gramineae/Poaceae is**

- Capitulum
- Spikelet
- Corymbose-raceme
- Umbel

**Answer: 2**

**Q27. In family compositae, the type of inflorescence is**

- Capitulum
- Verticillaster
- Cyathium
- Hypanthodium

**Answer: 1**

**Q28. Cyathium is characterised by**

- A central female flower
- Several peripheral male flowers
- An involucres of fused bracts
- All the above

**Answer: 4**

**Q29. Which inflorescence has biparous cyme ending in uniparous cymes**

- Cyathium
- Verticillaster
- Hypanthodium
- Strobile

**Answer: 2**

**Q30. Inflorescence is meant for**

- Bearing of flowers
- Protection of delicate floral parts
- Ensuring cross pollination
- Proper dispersal of seeds

**Answer: 3**

**Q31. Involucres forms a cup around the inflorescence of**

- Euphorbia
- Compositae
- Fig
- Cobra plant

**Answer: 1**

**Q32. Dichasial cyme occurs in**

- Begonia
- Dianthus
- Calotropics
- Dorstenia

**Answer: 2**

**Q33. A plant bearing solitary flowers is **

- Brassica campestris
- Helianthus annuus
- Hibiscus rosa-sinsensis
- Salvia officinalis

**Answer: 3**

**Q34. A plant having hypanthodium inflorescence is**

- Yucca
- Pyrus
- Salvia
- Ficus

**Answer: 4**

**Q35. In Mulberry, the inflorescence is**

- Spadix
- Catkin
- Spike
- Capitulum

**Answer: 2**

**Q36. The inflorescence of Mimosa is**

- Globose head
- Racemose head
- Corymb
- Umbel

**Answer: 1**

**Q37. The type of inflorescence in Hamelia is**

- Capitulum
- Scorpioid cyme
- Dichasial cyme
- Polychasial cyme

**Answer: 4**

**Q38. A flask-shaped fleshy receptacle enclosing both the types of flowers is present in**

- Cyathium
- Hypanthodium
- Coenanthium
- Spadix

**Answer: 2**

**Q39. In Banana, the inflorescence is **

- Thyrsus
- Spadix
- Mixed Spadix
- Cyme of capitula

**Answer: 3**

**Q40. The female inflorescence of Maize is**

- Spadix
- Spike
- Catkin
- Corymb

**Answer: 1**

**Q41. Development of flowers on old stems is an example of **

- Coenanthium
- Cauliflory
- Solitary flowers
- Hypanthodium

**Answer: 2**

**Q42. In a corymb, all the flowers**

- Arise from the same spot
- Are covered by a sheath
- Are brought to the same level
- Are sessile

**Answer: 3**

**Q43. Which ones are related**

- Dichasium and hypanthodium
- Verticillaster and spike
- Hypanthodium and catkin
- Umbel and corymb

**Answer: 4**

**Q44. An inflorescence having sessile flowers, a flattened receptacle and an involucres of bracts is**

- Capitulum
- Hypanthodium
- Umbel
- Spikelet

**Answer: 1**

**Q45. Inflorescence with unbranched axis is called **

- Compound racemose
- Compound corymb
- Simple racemose
- Verticillaster

**Answer: 3**

**Q46. Corymb has**

- Long peduncle
- Shorter peduncle
- No peduncle
- Flattened peduncle

**Answer: 2**

**Q47. Spike has **

- Pedicellate flowers
- Complete flowers
- Sessile flowers
- Unisexual flowers

**Answer: 3**

**Q48. The inflorescence of Brassica campestris is**

- Raceme
- Corymb
- Corymbose raceme
- Spadix

**Answer: 3**

**Q49. Simple umbel has flower arrangement called**

- Acropetal
- Centripetal
- Irregular
- Basipetal

**Answer: 2**

**Q50. Capitulum with two types of florets is called**

- Homogamous
- Isogamous
- Heterogamous
- Anisogamous

**Answer: 3**

**Q51. In helocoid cyme, the lateral flowers arise**

- On the same side
- On alternate sides
- In all the directions
- From a common point

**Answer: 1**

**Q52. Rhipidium inflorescence is found in**

- Petunia
- Drosera
- Solanum nigrum
- Jasminum

**Answer: 3**

**Q53. Capitulum has one or more whorls of bracts called**

- Involucel
- Involucres
- Epicalyx
- Cyathium

**Answer: 2**

**Q54. Flower arrangement in biparous cyme is**

- Centripetal
- Basipetal
- Acropetal
- Irregular

**Answer: 2**

**Q55. In a cymose inflorescence, the peduncle ends in**

- A single flower
- Two flowers
- Many flowers
- An appendage

**Answer: 1**

**Q56. Inflorescence of wheat is**

- Spike of spikelets
- Panicle of spikelets
- Spike
- Raceme of spikes

**Answer: 1**

**Q57. Cauliflory is**

- Production of new plants from cauline buds
- Formation of flowers from old stem
- Development of flowers on young branches
- Clustering of flowers

**Answer: 2**

**Q58. In banana (musaceae) the inflorescence is**

- Capitulum
- Spike
- Thyrsus
- Spadix

**Answer: 4**

**Q59. Cyathium inflorescence is found in**

- Croton
- Ficus
- Euphorbia
- Ricinus

**Answer: 3**

**Q60. Cyathium inflorescence is found in the family**

- Solanaceae
- Compositae/Asteraceae
- Solanaceae
- Euphorbiaceae

**Answer: 4**

**Q61. Hypanthodium inflorescence is characteristic of**

- Ficus
- Mulberry
- Pineapple
- Poinsettia

**Answer: 1**

**Q62. An inflorescence with branched axis is**

- Umbel
- Panicle
- Head
- Corymb

**Answer: 2**

**Q63. Cyathium is a type of**

- Flower
- Fruit
- Inflorescence
- Phyllotaxy

**Answer: 3**

**Q64. Verticillaster inflorescence occurs in**

- Solanaceae
- Cruciferae
- Fabaceae
- Labiatae

**Answer: 4**

**Q65. In cyathium, the ratio between female to male flowers is**

- One : One
- One : Many
- Many : One
- Many : Many

**Answer: 2**