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

Q.1. This lichen is pioneer in xerosere

(a) fruticose lichen
(b) foliose lichen
(c) crustose lichen
(d) leprose lichen

(c) crustose lichen

Q.2. A common phycobiont in lichens are

(a) Cetraria
(b) Microcystis
(c) Trebouxia
(d) Oedogonium

(c) Trebouxia

Q.3. Reindeer moss is a lichen known as

(a) Usnea
(b) Rocella
(c) Cladonia
(d) Parmelia

(c) Cladonia

Q.4. This about lichens is incorrect

(a) Lichens are indicators of pollution
(b) They grow rapidly about 2cm every day
(c) Some species are eaten by reindeers
(d) They have symbiotic relationship between alga and fungus

(b) They grow rapidly about 2cm every day

Q.5. The symbiotic association of algae and fungi is known as

(a) Mycorrhiza
(b) lichen
(c) Mycoplasma
(d) Both (a) and (b)

(b) lichen

Q.6. Vegetative reproduction in lichens takes place by

(a) isidia
(b) soredia
(c) fragmentation
(d) all of the above

(d) all of the above

Q.7. In the studies on the atmospheric pollution, lichens are important as they

(a) can readily multiply in polluted atmosphere
(b) are very sensitive to pollutants
(c) efficiently purify the atmosphere
(d) can also be grown in greatly polluted atmosphere

(b) are very sensitive to pollutants

Q.8. This is a crutose lichen

(a) Peltigera
(b) Usnea
(c) Rhizocarpon
(d) None of the above

(c) Rhizocarpon

Q.9. Most of the scientists deem the algal-fungal relationship in lichens as helotism. Helotism is a

(a) master-master relationship
(b) master-slave relationship
(c) a kind of mutualism
(d) a kind of symbiotic association

(b) master-slave relationship

Q.10. Majorly, lichens are the pollution indicators of

(a) CO
(b) Mercury
(c) NO2
(d) SO2


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