Chapter 8 How do Organisms Reproduce? MCQs for Class 10 Science

Chapter 8 How do Organisms Reproduce? MCQs for Class 10 Science

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Q 1.: The organism which doesn’t reproduce by binary fission is 

(A) Amoeba

(B) Plasmodium

(C) Paramecium

(D) Leishmania

Option – (b)

Q 2.: The unicellular organism which reproduces by budding is

(A) Spirogyra

(B) Planaria

(C) Yeast

(D) Hydra

Option – (c)

Q 3.: The protozoan having a flagellum at one end is 

(A) Amoeba

(B) Paramecium

(C) Leishmania

(D) Hydra

Option – (c)

Q 4.: Asexual reproduction takes place by

(A) Budding

(B) Spore formation

(C) Binary fission

(D) All of these

Option -(d) 

Q 5.:This is concerned with asexual reproduction

(A) Zygote

(B) Spore

(C) Gamete

(D) Gonad

Option – (b)

Q 6.: Artificial way to vegetative propagation is

(A) Cutting

(B) Layering

(C) Grafting

(D) All of these

Option – (d)

Q 7.: A multicellular organism reproducing asexually by regeneration is

(A) Planaria

(B) Cockroach

(C) Taenia

(D) Sugarcane

Option – (a)

Q 8.: During tissue culture , a mass of unorganised cells is called

(A) Tissue

(B) Callus

(C) Cell mass

(D) Organised cells and mass

Option – (b)

Q 9.: During grafting, the portion of plant that is grafted is called 

(A) Stock

(B) Scion

(C) Stalk

(D) None of these

Option – (b)

Q 10.: Stem cuttings are commonly used for propagation in

(A) Mango

(B) Jasmine

(C) Cotton

(D) Sugarcane

Option – d)

Q 11.: Vegetative reproduction is a form of 

(A) Sexual reproduction

(B) Asexual reproduction

(C) Both of them 

(D) None of these

Option -(b) 

Q 12.: Endosperm nucleus in plants is formed by fusion of 

(A) Male gamete with egg cell

(B) Two polar nuclei

(C) Pollen grain and stigma

(D) Endosperm

Option – (b)

Q 13.: Attainment of sexual maturity is called

(A) Puberty

(B) Adolescence

(C) Growth

(D) Development

Option – (a)

Q 14.: Appearance of first menstruation is called

(A) Menopause

(B) Menarche

(C) Menstrual cycle 

(D) All of these

Option – (b)

Q 15.: In the human female , fertilisation of the ovum takes place in

(A) Uterus

(B) Ovary

(C) Fallopian tube

(D) Vagina

Option – (c)

Q 16.: The process of release of the egg from the ovary is called

(A) Menstruation

(B) Ovulation

(C) Oogenesis

(D) None of these

Option – (b)

Q 17.: The male sex hormone , testosterone, is secreted by

(A) Scrotum

(B) Leydig cells 

(C) Vas deferens

(D) Epididymis

Option – (b)

Q 18.: The sperm storage organ in human males is

(A) Testis

(B) Vas deferens

(C) Epididymis

(D) penis

Option -c) 

Q 19.: Which of the following is not a type of accessory gland?

(A) Salivary gland

(B) Seminal vesicles

(C) Prostate gland

(D) Cowper’s gland

Option – (a)

Q 20.: Which of the following is a method of artificial vegetative propagation?

(A) Cutting

(B) Layering

(C) Grafting

(D) All of these

Option – (d)

Q 21.: Fruits are formed from

(A) Stamen

(B) Stigma

(C) Ovary

(D) Ovule

Option – (c)

Q 22.: Reproduction is essential for living organism in order to___________

(A) Keep the individual organism alive

(B) Fulfill their energy requirements

(C) Maintain growth

(D) Continue the species generation after generation

Option – (d)

Q 23.: The male reproductive parts of a flower, the stamens, are                          collectively known as

(A) Androecium

(B) Filament

(C) Anther

(D) Gynoecium

Option – (a)

Q 24.:  Which of the following diseases is transmitted sexually?

(A) Kala Azar 

(B) Jaundice

(C) Cholera

(D) Syphilis

Option – (d)

Q 25.: IUCD is for

(A) Vegetative propagation 

(B) Contraception

(C) Increasing fertility

(D) Avoiding miscarriage

Option – (b)

Q 26.: Which of the following is a contraceptive?

(A) Coppert

(B) Condom

(C) Diaphragm

(D) All of these

Option – (d)

Q 27.: The correct sequence of organs in the male reproductive system              for transport of sperms is

(A) Testis → vas deferens → urethra

(B) Testis → ureter → urethra

(C) Testis → urethra → ureter

(D) Testis → vas deferens → ureter

Option – (a)

Q 28.: Which among the following is not the function of testes at                          puberty?

(i)  Formation of germ cells

(ii) Secretion of testosterone

(iii) Development of placenta

(iv)  Secretion of estrogen

              a) (i) and(ii)

              b) (ii) and(iii)

              c) (iii) and(iv)

              d) (i) and(iv)

Option – (c)

Q 29.:  AIDS is a deadly disease which is caused by

(A) A protozoan

(B) A fungus

(C) A bacterium

(D) A virus

Option – (d)

Q 30.: Which among the following diseases is not sexually transmitted?

(A) Syphilis

(B) Hepatitis


(D) Gonorrhea

Option – (b)

Q 31.: A population of thermophilic archaebacteria are generally found in hot springs. Any change to the temperature of the water affects the survival of the archaebacteria. If the temperature of hot springs gets reduced, change in which component can allow survival of few members of these archaebacteria?

(A) Cell wall

(B) Cytoplasm


(D) Ribosomes

Option – (a)

Q 32.:  A small portion of oviducts of a woman is removed by surgical operation and the cut ends are ligated is

(A) Coppert

(B) Tubectomy

(C) Vasectomy

(D)  Diaphragm

Option – (b)

Q 33.: What can be concluded about the division in plasmodium?

(A)  The cyst divides repeatedly to form many daughter cells.

(B) The cell divides multiple times giving rise to many daughter cells.

(C) The nucleus divides repeatedly inside the cell to form new daughter cells.

(D) The cyst enlarges in size and then bursts producing many new daughter cells 

Option – (b)

Q 34.: The ratio of number of chromosomes in a human zygote and a                  human sperm is

(A) 2:1

(B) 3:1

(C) 1:2

(D) 1:3

Option – (a)

Q 35.: How do spores develop into Rhizopus?

(A)spores divide and grow into new individual 

(B) Spores combine with other spores and grow

(C) Spores enlarge in size for the growth of new individual

(D) Spores land on other organisms and increase with their growth in size

Option – (a)

Q 36.: The ability of a cell to divide into several cells during reproduction in Plasmodium is called

(A) Budding

(B) Multiple Fission

(C) Binary Fission

(D) Reduction division

Option – (b)

Q 37.: Bryophyllum can be propagated vegetatively by the

(A) Stem

(B) Leaf

(C) Root

(D) Flower

Option – (b)

Q 38.: Plants like banana, rose, jasmine, orange have lost the capacity              to produce

(A) Seeds 

(B) Buds

(C) Flower

(D) Roots

Option – (a)

Q 39.: The flower of hibiscus Plant is

(A) Bisexual

(B) Unisexual

(C) Neuter

(D) Very small

Option – (a)

Q 40.: The part of the flower which is present in the centre of the                        flower is

(A) Sepals

(B) Petals

(C) Carpels

(D) Stamens

Option – (c)


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