NEET-UG Botany MCQ-1

Question No:1

Identify the correct sequence of taxonomic categories

(A) Species —> order —> phylum —> kingdom
(B) Genus —> species —>order —> kingdom
(C) Species —> Genus —> order —> class
(D) Division —> Family —> order —> Genus

Question No:2

Quick referral systems in taxonomic studies are

(A) Botanical garden
(B) Herbaria
(C) Monograph
(D) manual

Question No:3

Zoological parks

(A) have preserved animal specimens
(B) have wild mammals only
(C) enable us to learn about their food habits and behavior
(D) are useful in identification of animals

Question No:4

In a herbarium, sheets are arranged according to

(A) regionally accepted system of classification
(B) Universally accepted system of classification
(C) Nationally accepted system of classification
(D) Locally accepted system of classification

Question No:5

Study of all living organisms is made possible by this aspect of taxonomy

(A) Identification
(B) systematic
(C) classification
(D) Nomenclature

Question No:6

Choose the correct expression

(A) a group of related genera – Family
(B) a group of related species-order
(C) a group of related families – class
(D) a group of related orders- genus

Question No:7

Information on any one tax on is found in

(A) Manuals
(B) Museums
(C) Herbarium
(D) Monographs

Question No:8

Museums have

(A) collection of living organisms
(B) Dried and preserved plant specimens only
(C) Animals kept in their natural habitats
(D) Preserved plant and animals specimens

Question No:9

A pair of contrasting characters in keys are called

(A) Doublet
(B) Duplet
(C) Couplet
(D) Triplet

Question No:10

Botanical gardens have

(A) living plants and animals for reference
(B) collection of living plants
(C) preserved plant specimens
(D) Living and preserved plants

Question No:11

Herbaria are useful in

(A) Understanding the distribution of plants
(B) Observing the habitat of plants
(C) Identification of plants
(D) Indicating list of plants in a particular area

Question No:12

In a taxonomic hierarchy, from species to kingdom

(A) The number of common Characters decrease
(B) complexity decreases
(C) more common characters are shared between members of higher taxa
(D) similarities between plants increase

Question No:13

Lowest and highest taxonomic categories are respectively

(A) Division, species
(B) species, Division
(C) species kingdom
(D) phylum genus

Question No:14

Mango belongs to this order

(A) Anacardiales
(B) Poales
(C) Sapindales
(D) Polymoniales

Question No:15

Potato, tomato, brinjal differ in this, tax on

(A) Species
(B) Genus
(C) Family
(D) Order

Question No:16

First step of taxonomy is

(A) classification
(B) description
(C) Identification
(D) Nomenclature

Question No:17

Taxonomy comprises

(A) Identification
(B) Classification
(C) Nomenclature
(D) all of these

Question No:18

Study of principles and procedures of classification of organisms is

(A) Classification
(B) Taxonomy
(C) Nomenclature
(D) Grouping

Question No:19

Scientific names to the plants are given based on the principles provided by


Question No:20

According to binomial nomenclature, two words used for naming a plant or animal are

(A) family and genus
(B) species and family
(C) class and family
(D) Genus and species