MCQs Questions For Epiphytes 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 Epiphytes Multiple Choice Questions make you feel confident in answering the question in the exam & increases your scores to high.


Q.1. Epiphyllous roots in Begonia and Bryophyllum are

(a) Modified leaves
(b) Green roots
(c) Roots arising from leaves
(d) Roots bearing stem

(c) Roots arising from leaves


Q.2. Aerial absorptive roots occur in

(a) Mesophytes
(b) Epiphytes
(c) Xerophytes
(d) Hydrophytes

(b) Epiphytes


Q.3. This root modification does not store food

(a) Napiform
(b) Tuberous
(c) Stilt
(d) Conical

(c) Stilt


Q.4. Identify the correct statement

(a) Velamen roots attach to the soil
(b) In Cuscuta, velamen roots are present
(c) Velamen roots are tap roots
(d) Velamen roots are living

(d) Velamen roots are living


Q.5. A plant with epidermis specialised to absorb moisture from air is

(a) Rhizophora
(b) Jussiaea
(c) Vanda
(d) Avicennia

(c) Vanda


Q.6. Outer covering of epiphytic root is

(a) Velamen
(b) Rhizophore
(c) Osmophore
(d) Pneumatophore

(a) Velamen


Q.7. A root cap is not found in the root of

(a) Stilt root of Pandanus
(b) Seminal roots
(c) Hanging prop root of Banyan
(d) Epiphytic roots

(d) Epiphytic roots


Q.8. This is a function of velamen

(a) transpiration
(b) exchange of gases
(c) absorption of moisture from air
(d) absorption of water from soil

(c) absorption of moisture from air


Q.9. The presence of epiphytic roots is the characteristic feature of

(a) Cuscuta, in which haustoria is present
(b) Pinus, in which mycorrhizal association is present
(c) Orchids, in which velamen tissue is present
(d) Jussiaea, in which floating roots are present

(c) Orchids, in which velamen tissue is present


Q.10. Epiphytes like Vanda develop special layer of absorptive tissue velamen consisting of 4 or 5 layer os long polygonal cells. Velamen is formed by

(a) Stem
(b) Absorbing roots
(c) Hanging roots
(d) Clinging roots

(c) Hanging roots

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