Chapter 12 Mineral Nutrition MCQs for Class 11 Biology

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Chapter 12 Mineral Nutrition MCQs for Class 11 Biology

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Q 1.: __________ is a technique where the plants are grown with their roots suspended in the air. 

(A) Osmosis

(B) Aerophytes

(C) Aerosolization

(D) Aeroponics

Option – (d)

Q 2.: __________ is an important mineral nutrient

(A) Hydrogen

(B) Nitrogen

(C) Oxygen

(D) Carbon

Option – (b)

Q 3.: __________ are the elements, without which, the plants will not be able to complete its life cycle

(A) Fertilizers

(B) Microelements

(C) Macroelements

(D) Essential elements

Option – (d)

Q 4.: The idea that plants need essential minerals was first proposed by

(A) Aristotle

(B) Bernand Simpson

(C) Arnon and Stout

(D) Von Haier

Option – (c)

Q 5.: __________ is not a trace element

(A) Sodium

(B) Boron

(C) Carbon

(D) Zinc

Option – (c)

Q 6.: ___________ is trace element

(A) Phosphorus  

(B) Carbon 

(C) Magnesium

(D) Sodium

Option – (d)

Q 7.: Deficiency of __________ causes chlorosis in older leaves

(A) Calcium

(B) Magnesium

(C) Sodium

(D) Nitrogen

Option – (b)

Q 8.: Deficiency of _________ causes the leaves to develop a dark green colouration

(A) Phosphorus

(B) Potassium

(C) Sodium

(D) None of the above

Option – (a)

Q 9.: A “wild type” organism that does not need any additional growth supplement is known as

(A) Phenotype

(B) Auxotroph

(C) Autotroph

(D) Prototroph

Option – (d)

Q 10.: Which element is located at the centre of the porphyrin ring in chlorophyll?

(A) Calcium

(B) Potassium

(C) Manganese

(D) Magnesium

Option – (a)

Q 11.: Leghaemoglobin helps in

(A) Protecting nitrogenase from O2

(B) Destroys bacteria

(C) Transport of food in plants 

(D) Nitrogen fixation

Option – (a)

Q 12.: A free living nitrogen-fixing cyanobacterium which can also for symbiotic association with the water fern Azolla is

(A) Anabaena

(B) Chlorella

(C) Tolypothrix

(D) Nostoc

Option – (a)

Q 13.: The plant ash is an indication of

(A) Mineral salts absorbed by plants

(B) None of the above

(C) Waste product

(D) Organic matter of plant

Option – (d)

Q 14.: Hydroponics is

(A) Soilless culture

(B) Nutrient less culture

(C) Water less culture

(D) None of these

Option – (b)

Q 15.: Which element is required in the germination of pollen grain?

(A) Boron

(B) Chlorine

(C) Potassium

(D) Calcium

Option – (a)

Q 16.: A trace element essential for plant growth and radio-isotope which is used in cancer therapy is

(A) Cobalt 

(B) Sodium

(C) Iron

(D) Calcium

Option – (a)

Q 17.: Which one of the following elements in plants is not remobilised?

(A) Calcium

(B) Sulphur

(C) Phosphorus

(D) Potassium

Option – (a)

Q 18.: Plants die from prolonged water-logging because

(A) Root respiration stops.

(B) Cell sap in the plants becomes too dilute.

(C) Nutrients leach down due to excess water.

(D) Soil nutrients become very dilute.

Option – (a)

Q 19.: Death of stem and root tips occur due to deficiency of

(A) Calcium

(B) Nitrogen

(C) Carbon

(D) Phosphorus

Option – (a)

Q 20.: Mineral associated with cytochrome is

(A) Cu

(B) Mg

(C) Fe and Mg

(D) Fe and Cu

Option – (d)

Q 21.: The association between blue-green algae and fungi occurs in

(A) Lichens

(B) Symbiosis

(C) Cannibalism

(D) Mycorrhiza

Option – (a)

Q 22.: Which one of the following is not an essential element for plants?

(A) Potassium 

(B) Iron

(C) Iodine

(D) Zinc

Option – (c)

Q 23.: The core metal of chlorophyll is

(A) Iron

(B) Magnesium

(C) Nickel

(D) Copper

Option – (b)

Q 24.: Which one of the following is a micronutrient for plants?

(A) Calcium

(B) Magnesium

(C) Manganese

(D) Nitrogen

Option – (c)

Q 25.: Which of the following is a free living aerobic non-photosynthetic nitrogen-fixer?

(A) Rhizobium

(B) Azotobacter

(C) Azospirillum

(D) Nostoc

Option – (b)

Q 26.: The plants grown in magnesium deficient but urea sprayed soil would show

(A) Deep green foilage

(B) Early flowering

(C) Yellowing of leaves

(D) Loss of pigments in petals

Option – (c)

Q 27.: Which aquatic fern performs nitrogen fixation?

(A) Azolla

(B) Nostoc

(C) Salvia

(D) Salvinia

Option – (a)

Q 28.: Enzyme involved in nitrogen assimilation

(A) Nitrogenase

(B) Nitrate reductase

(C) Transferase

(D) Transaminase

Option – (a)

Q 29.: Element necessary for the middle lamella

(A) Ca

(B) Zn

(C) K

(D) Cu

Option – (a)

Q 30.: Boron in green plants assists in

(A) Sugar transport

(B) Activation of enzyme 

(C) Acting as enzyme cofactor

(D) Photosynthesis

Option – (a)

Q 31.: Grey spots of oat are caused by deficiency of

(A) Fe 

(B) Cu

(C) Zn

(D) Mn

Option – (d)

Q 32.: Which one of the following is a magnesium deficiency syndrome

(A) Elongated stem

(B) Chlorosis in young leaves

(C) Chlorosis in older leaves

(D) Spindly and woody stem

Option – (c)

Q 33.: Dark green colouration in leaves is caused due to deficiency of which mineral?

(A) Calcium

(B) Phosphorus

(C) Nitrogen

(D) Potassium

Option – (b)

Q 34.: Enzymes involved in respiration are activated by which minerals? 

(A) Sulphur and iron

(B) Potassium and calcium

(C) Nitrogen and phosphorus

(D) Magnesium and manganese

Option – (d)

Q 35.: Which is not a micronutrient?

(A) Boron

(B) Zinc

(C) Magnesium

(D) Molybdenum

Option – (c)

Q 36.: Among the elements given below, which one has not yet been proved as essential for plants?

(A) Zinc

(B) Iron

(C) Potassium

(D) Sodium

Option – (d)

Q 37.: What is the function of leg-haemoglobin in root nodules of legumes?

(A) They act as a catalyst during transamination

(B) It carries oxygen to root nodules

(C) It acts as a scavenger of oxygen

(D) They provides energy to nitrogen-fixing bacteria

Option – (c)

Q 38.: Which of the following components contain phosphorus?

(A) Carbohydrate

(B) Fat

(C) Starch

(D) Nucleotide

Option – (d)

Q 39.: Plants absorb nitrogen from the soil which is in the form of

(A) Nitrogen oxide

(B) Nitric acid 

(C) Nitrates

(D) Free nitrogen gas

Option – (c)

Q 40.: Which one of the following discovered nitrogen-fixing bacteria?

(A) Pasteur

(B) Lister

(C) Winogradsky

(D) Koch

Option – (c)

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