Biology – Questions set 1

March 8, 2014

Q 1.  Who is considered as father of taxonomy?
a.  Carl Linnaeus
b.  Theophrastus
c.  Aristotle
d.  George Palade

Q 2.   Which algae is called space algae?
a.  Fucus
b.  Mushroom
c.  Chloreloline
d.  Chlorella

Q 3.  Who wrote the book ‘System a Nature’?
a.  Theophrastus
b.  Aristotle
c.  Linnaeus
d.  Charles Darwin

Q 4.  Who gave the five kingdom classification?
a.  Linnaeus
b.  R.H. Whittaker
c.  Charles Darwin
d.  Aristotle

Q 5.  Binomial Nomenclature means-
a.  Genus and family
b.  Genus and Species
c.  Family and species
d.  Species and order

Q 6.  Humans are
a.  Bos indicus
b.  Rana tigrina
c.  Homo sapiens
d.  Felis domestica

Q 7.  Who is known as father of Botany?
a.  Carl Linnaeus
b.  Theophrastus
c.  Aristotle
d.  George Palade

Q 8.  The study of Algae is known as
a.  Phycology
b.  Mycology
c.  Biology
d.  Pedology

Q 9. The study of Fungi is known as
a.  Phycology
b.  Mycology
c.  Biology
d.  Pedology

Answers:
Q 1.(a), Q 2.(d), Q 3.(c), Q 4.(b), Q 5.(b), Q 6.(c), Q 7.(b), Q 8.(a), Q 9.(b),