CSIR JRF NET Biodiversity MCQs Questions Part - 4

31. In which kingdom would you classify the archaea and nitrogen-fixing organisms, if the five-kingdom system of classification is used?
(a) plantae (b) fungi
(c) protista (d) monera

32. Plants reproducing by spores such as mosses and ferns are grouped under the general term
(a) Cryptogams (b) bryophytes
(c) sporophytes (d) thallophytes
33. Which one of the following pairs of plants are not seed producers?
(a) fern and Funaria (b) Ficus and Chlamydomonas
(c) Punica and Pinus (d) Funaria and Ficus
34. According to botanical nomenclature, which are not allowed-
(a) Synonyms (b) Antonyms
(c) Tautonyms (d) Isonyms
35. The original specimen submitted by author himself is termed as-
(a) Holotype (b) Paratype
(c) Lectoype (d) Isotype
36. Phenetic classification is based on
(a) the ancestral lineage of existing organisms
(b) observable characteristics of existing organisms
(c) dendrograms based on DNA characteristics
(d) sexual characteristics
37. Which of the following is Spermatophyte?
(a) Bryophyte (b) Pteridophyte
(c) Thallophyte (d) Gymnosperm
38. The National herbarium in our country is located in-
(a) Bombay (b) Calcutta
(c) Chennai (d) Delhi
39. All of the following are reasonable hypotheses for the high diversity observed in tropical rain forest except
(a) Habitat heterogeneity
(b) Climatic variability
(c) Niche specialization and resource partitioning
(d) Population interaction and coevolution
40. Research on the nothern spotted owl indicates that
(a) owl population will stabilize if an adequate number of immature forest source habitats can be preserved
(b) metapopulations must be more closely spaced to compensate for the owl’s limited flight capacity
(c) setting aside marginal habitat encourages dispersion of owls into areas where reproductive success is unlikely
(d) the current owl population is too small to disperse into source habitats
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