Chapter 1 The Living World MCQs for Class 11 Biology

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Chapter 1 The Living World MCQs for Class 11 Biology

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Q 1.: Founder of binomial nomenclature was 

(A) Linnaeus

(B) Mendel

(C) Darwin

(D) Lamarck

Option – (a)

Q 2.: Binomial nomenclature for plants effective from

(A) 1.5.1753

(B) 1.8.1758

(C) 5.8.1771

(D) 6.7.1736

Option – (c)

Q 3.: Which is less general in characters compared to genus?

(A) Family

(B) Class

(C) Division

(D) Species

Option – (d)

Q 4.: Who made significant contribution in field of classification?

(A) Pasteur

(B) Darwin

(C) Linnaeus

(D) Stanley Miller

Option – (a)

Q 5.: Specimen on which original publication of author was based is 

(A) Isotype

(B) Syntype

(C) Lactotype

(D) Holotype

Option – (b)

Q 6.: A taxon is

(A) Family

(B) Order

(C) Genus

(D) All of the above

Option – (b)

Q 7.: First scientist to develop key for identification was

(A) Theophrastus

(B) John Ray

(C) Cuvier

(D) Lamarck

Option – (b)

Q 8.: Two apparently similar population are intersterile. They are members of   

(A) One species

(B) Two biospecies

(C) Two sibling species

(D) Two parapatric species

Option – (b)

Q 9.: Lions are found in

(A) Corbett National Park 

(B) Madhya Pradesh

(C) Gir Forest

(D) Western Ghats

Option – (c)

Q 10.: Animals and plants are best protected in

(A) Zoos

(B) Botanical gardens

(C) Sanctuaries

(D) Valley of flowers

Option – (d)

Q 11.: Correct sequence in Linnaean hierarchy is

(A) Species, genus, family, order, class

(B) Species, genus, phylum, family, class

(C) Class, family, species, genus, order

(D) Phylum, class, family, species, order

Option – (a)

Q 12.: National park concerned with Rhinoceros is

(A) Corbett

(B) Ranthambhore

(C) Kaziranga

(D) Valley of flowers

Option – (c)

Q 13.: National Wildlife Protection Act was passed in

(A) 1972

(B) 1974

(C) 1976

(D) 1978

Option – (c)

Q 14.: Red Data Book deals with 

(A) Endemic plants

(B) Extinct plants

(C) Plants showing photoperiodism

(D) Plants on verge of extinction

Option – (b)

Q 15.: India started biosphere reserve project in

(A) 1984

(B) 1985

(C) 1986

(D) 1987

Option – (c)

Q 16.: Breeding place of flamingo (Hansawar) in India is

(A) Sambhar lake

(B) Chilka lake

(C) Runn of Kutch

(D) Ghana Vihar

Option – (d)

Q 17.: Wildlife is destroyed most by

(A) Lack of proper care

(B) Mass scale hunting 

(C) Destruction of natural habitats

(D) Natural calamity

Option – (b)

Q 18.: Kaziranga National Park is located in 

(A) Kerala

(B) Karnataka

(C) West Bengal

(D) Assam

Option – (b)

Q 19.: Correct name is

(A) Brassica indica

(B) Mangifera Indica

(C) Solanum Melongina

(D) Mimosa Pudica

Option – (a)

Q 20.: Natural system of classification is given by

(A) Bentham and Hooker

(B) Carolus Linnaeus

(C) Charles Darwin

(D) Engler and Pantl

Option – (a)

Q 21.: Animal that has become extinct in India is

(A) Hippopotamus

(B) Snow Leopard

(C) Cheetah

(D) Wolf

Option – (d)

Q 22.: Which one is matching sanctuary?

(A) Kaziranga – musk deer

(B) Gir – lion

(C) N.E. Himalayan region – sambar 

(D) Sunderbans – rhino

Option – (b)

Q 23.: Chipko movement is concerned with

(A) Forest conservation

(B) Plant breeding

(C) Conservation of natural resources

(D) Project tiger

Option – (a)

Q 24.: Animals having high extinction prospects are

(A) Lion and leopard

(B) Tiger and bustard

(C) Himalayan bear and musk deer

(D) Elephant and crocodile

Option – (b)

Q 25.: MABP stands for

(A) Man and biology programme

(B) Man and biosphere programme

(C) Mammals and biosphere programme

(D) Mammals and biology programme

Option – (a)

Q 26.: Bandipur (Karnataka) National Park runs a project for 

(A) Peacock

(B) Deer

(C) Tiger

(D) Elephant

Option – (c)

Q 27.: Classification based on chromosome number is

(A) Cytotaxonomy

(B) Numerical taxonomy

(C) Karyotaxonomy

(D) Biochemistery

Option – (a)

Q 28.: Steps that will help the most in conservation of wildlife are

(A) Setting up numerous zoos

(B) Making stringent laws

(C) Establishing numerous sanctuaries

(D) All of these

Option – (b)

Q 29.: Binomial nomenclature was first issued in

(A) Systema Naturae

(B) Genera Plantarum

(C) Genera Animalium

(D) Historia Plantarum

Option – (a)

Q 30.: Binomial system of nomenclature was given by

(A) Julian Huxley

(B) Bentham and Hooker

(C) Linnaeus

(D) Casper Bauhin

Option – (c)

Q 31.: Basic unit of classification is

(A) Genus

(B) Species

(C) Order

(D) Class

Option – (b)

Q 32.: Phylogenetic system of classification is based on

(A) Evolutionary relationship

(B) Morphological features

(C) Chemical constituents

(D) Floral characters

Option – (a)

Q 33.: Phylogenetic system of classification was proposed by

(A) Linnaeus

(B) Bentham

(C) Hutchinson

(D) Theophrastus

Option – (c)

Q 34.: Systema Naturae was written by

(A) Ernst Mayr

(B) Carolus Linnaeus

(C) R. H. Whittaker

(D) W. M. Stanley

Option – (b)

Q 35.: Linnaens system of plant classification is based on

(A) Morphological and anatomical characters

(B) Evolutionary trends

(C) Floral characters

(D) None of the above

Option – (c)

Q 36.: Which of the following is correctly sequenced?

(A) Phylum, class, order, family

(B) Phylum, order, class, genus

(C) Phylum, class, family, order

(D) Phylum, order, family, class

Option – (a)

Q 37.: Which one of the following animals is correctly matched with its particular named taxonomic category?

(A) Tiger – tigris, the species

(B) Cuttlefish – Mollusca, a class

(C) Humans – Primata, the family

(D) Housefly – Musca, an order

Option – (a)

Q 38.: ICBN stands for

(A) Indian Congress of Biological Name 

(B) International Code for Botanical Nomenclature

(C) International Congress of Biological Name

(D) Indian Code of Botanical Nomenclature

Option – (b)

Q 39.: Which one of the taxonomic aids can give comprehensive account of complete compiled information of any one genus or family at a particular time?

(A) Taxonomic key

(B) Flora

(C) Herbarius

(D) Monograph

Option – (d)

Q 40.: As we go from species to kingdom in a taxonomic hierarchy, the number of common characteristics

(A) Will decrease

(B) Will increase

(C) Remain same

(D) May increase or decrease

Option – (a)


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