MCQs on Plant Taxonomy For NEET and Medical Exam 2022

NEET Biology is the scoring paper in the medical entrance examination. Here, you will discover the NEET Biology MCQ Questions for all Concepts as per the latest syllabus. Practice more on a regular basis with these NEET Biology objective questions on air pollution and improve your subject knowledge & problem-solving skills along with time management. NEET Biology Plant Taxonomy Multiple Choice Questions make you feel confident in answering the question in the exam & increases your scores to high.


Q.1. Difference between the natural system of plant classification and artificial system of classification is

(a) Considers only one vegetative character
(b) Considers all the similarities between plants
(c) Considers only one floral character
(d) All of the above

(b) Considers all the similarities between plants


Q.2. This system of classification was used by Linnaeus

(a) Phylogenetic system
(b) Natural system
(c) Artificial system
(d) Asexual system

(c) Artificial system


Q.3. Pick the right sequence of taxonomic categories

(a) division-class-family-tribe-order-genus-species
(b) division-class-family-order-tribe-genus-species
(c) division-class-order-family-tribe-genus-species
(d) division-order-class-family-genus-tribe-species

(c) division-class-order-family-tribe-genus-species


Q.4. ‘New Systematics’ term was coined by

(a) Linnaeus
(b) Bentham and Hooker
(c) A.P. de Candolle
(d) Juliane Huxley

(d) Juliane Huxley


Q.5. In the five-kingdom system of classification, into which kingdom would you classify nitrogen-fixing organisms and archaea?

(a) Fungi
(b) Plantae
(c) Protista
(d) Monera

(d) Monera


Q.6. This is considered as a demerit of the ‘Engler and Prantl’ in the system of classification

(a) Gymnosperms are placed between monocotyledons and dicotyledons
(b) Dicotyledons are placed after monocotyledons
(c) Dicotyledons are placed before monocotyledons
(d) Gymnosperms are placed among Dicotyledons

(b) Dicotyledons are placed after monocotyledons


Q.7. The basis of Phenetic classification is

(a) Observable characteristics of existing entities
(b) The ancestral lineage of existing organisms
(c) Dendrograms based on DNA characteristics
(d) Sexual characteristics

(a) Observable characteristics of existing entities


Q.8. Which of these is the most advanced phylogenetically among the dicotyledonous families?

(a) Scrophulariaceae
(b) Acanthaceae
(c) Umbelliferae
(d) Compositae

(d) Compositae


Q.9. The substitute for the newly collected specimen when the original type material is missing in a herbarium is entitled as

(a) Holotype
(b) Neotype
(c) Lectotype
(d) Isotype

(b) Neotype


Q.10. If all the puddles and ponds are destroyed, the entities likely to be destroyed are

(a) Plasmodium
(b) Ascaris
(c) Leishmania
(d) Trypanosoma

(a) Plasmodium

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