## Root MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions and Answers)

**Q1. Roots developing from plant parts other than radicle are**

- Epiphyllous
- Epicaulous
- Adventitious
- Fibrous

**Answer: 3**

**Q2. Roots are feebly developed by**

- Hydrophytes
- Mesophytes
- Xerophytes
- Halophytes

**Answer: 1**

**Q3. Conical fleshy roots occur in**

- Sweet potato
- Dahlia
- Asparagus
- Carrot

**Answer: 4**

**Q4. Napiform roots are recorded form **

- Radish
- Carrot
- Beet
- Sweet Potato

**Answer: 3**

**Q5. Fusiform roots are found in **

- Solanum tuberosum
- Colocasia
- Daucos carota
- Raphanus sativus

**Answer: 4**

**Q6. Primary roots and its branched constitute**

- Adventitious root system
- Tap root system
- Fibrous roots
- Seminal roots

**Answer: 2**

**Q7. Root hairs occur in the zone of**

- Cell maturation
- Mature cells
- Cell elongation
- Cell division

**Answer: 1**

**Q8. NodulatedÂ roots occur in**

- Pea
- Wheat
- Mustard
- Rice

**Answer: 1**

**Q9. Root cap takes part in**

- Formation of new cells
- Absorption of water and minerats
- Protection of root meristem
- Storage of food

**Answer**: **3**

**Q10. The fleshy root of sweet Potato is**

- Conical
- Tuberous
- Nodulose
- Fusiform

**Answer: 2**

**Q11. Root pocket occurs in**

- Maize
- Pandanus
- Banyan
- Water Hyacinth

**Answer: 4**

**Q12. Roots do not occur in**

- Wolffia
- Ceratophyllum
- Utricularia
- All the above

**Answer: 4**

**Q13. Red Root is**

- Beet Root
- Sugarcane
- Potato
- Sweet potato

**Answer: 1**

**Q14. Which one of the following roots stores food**

- Fibrous roots of wheat
- Stilt roots of sugarcane
- Tap root of Solanum nigrum
- Fasciculated roots of Dahlia

**Answer: 4**

**Q15. Pneumatophores possess**

- Stomata
- Water pores
- Lenticels
- Root hairs

**Answer: 3**

**Q16. In Mirabilis the roots are **

- Tuberous
- Conical
- Epiphytic
- Nodulose

**Answer: 1**

**Q17. Stilt roots grow from**

- Lower internodes
- Lower nodes
- Upper nodes
- Upper internodes

**Answer: 2**

**Q18. Climbing roots are found in**

- Banyan
- Pandanus
- Piper
- Sugarcane

**Answer: 3**

**Q19. Stilt roots are reported from**

- Pandanus
- Radish
- Mango Ginger
- Bryophyllum

**Answer: 1**

**Q20. In Trapa, some of the roots are**

- Aerial
- Assimilatory
- Respiratory
- Floating

**Answer: 2**

**Q21. Nodulose roots are recorded from**

- Mirabilis
- Vanda
- Momordica
- Mango Ginger

**Answer: 4**

**Q22. Photosynthetic roots are recorded from**

- Jussiaea
- Rhizophora
- Bryophyllum
- Tinospora

**Answer: 4**

**Q23. Root formed from prolongation of radicle is **

- Primary root
- Secondary root
- Tertiary root
- Seminal root

**Answer: 1**

**Q24. Adventitious roots are adventitious in their**

- Function
- Position
- Place of origin
- Internal structure

**Answer: 3**

**Q25. In Dahlia, the roots are**

- Fibrous
- Stilt
- Moniliform
- Fasciculated tuberous

**Answer: 4**

**Q26. Epiphytic roots occurs in**

- Tinospora
- Taeniophyllum
- Orchids
- Betel

**Answer: 3**

**Q27. Betel has**

- Respiratory roots
- Clinging roots
- Fleshy roots
- Photosynthetic roots

**Answer: 2**

**Q28. Epiphytic roots possess**

- Velamen
- Root cap
- Root hair
- All the above

**Answer: 1**

**Q29. Nodulated roots make the plant rich in**

- Food
- Proteins
- Carbohydrates
- Fats

**Answer: 2**

**Q30. Relation between bacteria and legume having nodulated roots is that of**

- Host-parasitism
- Commensalism
- Symbiosis
- Epiphytism

**Answer: 3**

**Q31. Buttress roots are**

- Aerial
- Underground
- Aquatic
- Horizontal

**Answer: 4**

**Q32. Reproductive tap roots occurs in**

- Dalbergia
- Peepal
- Acacia
- Banyan

**Answer: 1**

**Q33. Thick unbranched roots found in corms and rhizomes of some plants are**

- Reproductive
- Contractile
- Root thorns
- Stilt roots

**Answer: 2**

**Q34. Brownish branches coming down from crown of Banyan tree and reaching the soil are**

- Prop roots
- Stilt roots
- Additional trunks
- Pillar branches

**Answer: 1**

**Q35. Haustoria are**

- Epiphytic roots
- Hygroscopic roots
- Reproductive roots
- Parasitic roots

**Answer: 4**

**Q36. Main root of tap root system represents**

- Plumule axis of the seed
- Embryo axis of the seed
- Radicle axis of the seed
- Hypocotyl part of the seed

**Answer: 3**

**Q37. Origin of lateral roots is**

- Endogenous
- Axillary
- Exogenous
- Peripheral

**Answer: 1**

**Q38. Roots associated with nitrogen fixing bacteria are**

- Napiform
- Nodulose
- Nodulated
- Moniliform

**Answer: 3**

**Q39. The roots which arise from the leaf are**

- Epiphyllous roots
- Epiphytic roots
- Photosynthetic roots
- Velamen roots

**Answer: 1**

**Q40. Growth of tap root is**

- Towards gravity
- Towards light
- Away from gravity
- Away from air

**Answer: 1**

**Q41. Root does not show**

- Distinction of primary and secondary roots
- Distinction of nodes and internodes
- Tertiary roots and rootlets
- Endogenous branches

**Answer: 2**

**Q42. Multiple root cap occurs in**

- Maize
- Pandanus
- Vanda
- Piper betle

**Answer: 2**

**Q43. In Asparagus, the roots are**

- Fasciculated
- Conical
- Napiform
- Nodulated

**Answer: 1**

**Q44. Which is not a stem modification**

- Ginger
- Mango Ginger
- Potato
- Garlic

**Answer: 2**

**Q45. Epiphytic roots occur in**

- Rhizophora
- Trapa
- Vanda
- Asparagus

**Answer: 3**

**Q46. Climbing roots are present in **

- Loranthus
- Curcuma amada
- Rose
- Piper betle

**Answer: 4**

**Q47. Sucking roots occurs in**

- Ficus
- Vanda
- Carrot
- Mistletoe

**Answer: 4**

**Q48. Roots are used in vegetative propagation in **

- Potato
- Sweet potato
- Ginger
- Onion

**Answer: 2**

**Q49. Pneumatophores occur in family**

- Orchidaceae
- Rhizophoraceae
- Loranthaceae
- Leguminosae

**Answer: 2**

**Q50. Parasites absorb nourishment from host by**

- Haustoria
- Clinging roots
- Fibrous roots
- Velamen roots

**Answer: 1**

**Q51. Root is a prolongation of**

- Plumule
- Radicle
- Coleoptile
- Periblem

**Answer: 2**

**Q52. Root is distinguishable from stem in**

- Having a root cap
- Having a root hairs
- Absence of nodes and internodes
- All the above

**Answer: 4**

**Q53. Radish has**

- Napiform root
- Conical root
- Fusiform root
- Tuberous root

**Answer: 3**

**Q54. Which one possesses tuberous root**

- Solanum tuberosum
- Mirabilis jalapa
- Colocasia antiquorum
- Ficus bengalensis

**Answer: 2**

**Q55. Which modification of root does not store food**

- Tuberous
- Napiform
- Conical
- Stilt

**Answer: 4**

**Q56. White spongy floating roots occur in**

- Trapa
- Nymphaea
- Eichhornia
- Jussiaea

**Answer: 4**

**Q57. Prolongation of radicle gives rise to**

- Fibrous root system
- Primary root
- Stilt root
- Pillar root

**Answer: 2**

**Q58. In vanda, the velamen containing roots**

- Absorb moisture
- Exchange of gases
- Assimilate carbon
- Provide extra support

**Answer: 1**

**Q59.Leguminous plants possess**

- Napiform roots
- Nodulated roots
- Tuberous roots
- Fusiform roots

**Answer: 2**

**Q60. An example of fleshy root is**

- Ficus bengalensis
- Solanum tuberosum
- Colocasia antiquorum
- Raphanus sativus

**Answer: 4**

**Q61. Prop or pillar roots are**

- Fasciculated roots
- Tap roots
- Adventitious roots
- Secondary roots

**Answer: 3**

**Q62. In Ipomoea batatas/Sweet Potato the food is stored in**

- Root tuber
- Stem tuber
- Bud
- Leaves

**Answer: 1**

**Q63. In Maize, the fibrous roots develop from **

- Lower nodes
- Upper nodes
- Upper internodes
- None of the above

**Answer: 1**

**Q64. Plants with haustoria are**

- Parasites
- Epiphytes
- Insectivores
- Saprophytes

**Answer: 1**

**Q65. Sweet potato is modification of**

- Leaf
- Root
- Stem
- Flowering axis

**Answer: 2**