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1.Linnean systematics did not initiates a. Natural affinities b. binomial nomenclature c. hierarchical system d. all of the above

2. A taxon consisting of the most closely related specie is called a. kingdom b. family. C. order d. genus

3. Which of the these best refer to a collection of termite of the same specie ? a. Macrotermis spp b. Macrotermis SP c. Macrotermises sp d. Macrotermis sp

4. What is incorrect about this reference in a taxonomic report ? “ the mosquitoes , Anopheles sp, belong to the Phylum Arthropoda” a. since numerous individuals are referenced it should be spp b. Anopheles should have been italicized c. Sp. Needed to have been underlined d. The taxon name shall started with a low case
5. Which of the following is the most inclusive a. Genius b. Order c. Class d. Phylum
6. Who classified organism into 5 kingdoms in 1969 a. John ray b. Aristotle c. Linnaeus d. Whittaker

7. The sequence portraying correct order of inclusiveness in taxonomic ranking is a. Infraclass, superclass, class and subclass b. Superclass, class, subclass and infraclass c. Infraclass, subclass, class and superclass d. Infraclass , superclass , class and subclass

8. Who proposed the theory that organism should have two set of names and advocate them for taxonomy according to their natural affinity a. John ray b. Aristotle c. Linnaeus d. Whittaker

9. The “Systemma naturae” was written in a. 1758 b. 1708 c. 1706 d. 1969

10. The most exclusive taxonomic rank in this list is a. Order b. Class c. Subfamily d. Family

11. The kingdom Protoctista is also known as a. Protozoa b. Protista c. Protist d. All of the above 12. Which of the following is not a member of zoomastigina a. T. vaginalia b. E. viridis c. Trichonympha sp d. Giardia sp

13. The feature that distinguish ciliophoran from protoctista is a. Binucleate b. Differentiated body c. Two contractile vacuole d. All of the above
14. Cytopyge is found in a. Paramecium b. Amoeba c. Stentor d. Vorticella

15. The most complex protozoa is a. Sarcodina b. Ciliate c. Euglenophyta d. Zoomastigina

16. Which of the following organelles are associated with defense in protozoan a. Statocyst b. Trichocyst c. Nematocyst d. All of the above

17. Inflow of food through the gullet during ingestion in euglena is effected by the a. Short flagellum b. Long flagellum c. Basal body d. Contractile vacuole

18. The euglena startch are stored in a. Glycogen b. Grain c. Paramylum granule d. Murein

19. The only protozoan with both pseudopodia and flagellum is a. Trichonympha b. Ceratium c. Polytoma d. Mastigamoeba

20. Digestion in protozoan is a. Intracellular b. Extracellular c.
d. All of the above 21. Water enter the sponges through __________ a. Osculum b. Prosopyle c. Porocyte d. Ostia


22. Euplectella has 6 rays is an example of the class a. Desmospongia b. Hexactinellida c. Calcareous d. Siliceous

23. An example of syconoid sponge is a. Leucosolenia b. Grantia c. Spongilla d. Hexactinellida

24. The opening located opposite the attachment end in an asconoid sponge is the a. Osculum b. Ostium c. Porocyte d. Paragaster

25. The type of sponge having its spongocoel completely transformed into water channels leadig the osculum is a. Leuconoid type b. Asconoid type c. Synconoid type d. Radial type

26. Which of the following create the feeding current by the continuous beating of the flagella a. Pinacocyte b. Sclerocyte c. Spongocoel d. Choanocyte

27. Food such as glycogen and lipoprotein is stored in which part of sponges a. Pinacocyte b. Sclerocyte c. Thesocyte d. Choanocyte

28. Reproduction and respiration in leucosolenia is controlled by a. Pinacocyte b. Sclerocyte c. Spongocoel d. Choanocyte

29. In leucosolenia, the scleroblast are responsible for a. Reproduction b. Excretion c. Formation of spicules d. Absorption of minerals

30. Which of the following is known as parazoan a. Protoctista b. Porifera c. Cnidaria d. Platyhelminthes

31. The taxon at cellular level of organization a. Cnidarian b. Porifera c. Protoctista d. planaria

32. the tightly filleted polygonal cells in sponges is called a. pinacocytes b. amoebocyte c.
d. choanocyte

33. the feeding polyp is called a. hydranth b. gastrozoid c. gonozoid d. medusa

34. in Aurelia , the origin of gonad is a. ectodermal b. endoderm c. mesodermal d. mesoderm and ectoderm

35. which cells of hydra are totipotent a. cnidocyte b. interstitial cells c. sensory cells d. nutritive cells

36. medusa of obelia is different from that of Aurelia by having a. gonad b. tentacle c. rhopalia d. tentaculocyte

37. the process of asexual reproduction in sea anemone is called a. Budding b. Binary fission c. Pedal laceration d. None of the above
38. A coelenterate commonly known as “jellyfish” is a. Aurelia b. Obelia c. Hydra d. Physalia 39. Pseudopodia in amoeba correspond to ___________ in hydra a. Mouth b. Tentacle c. Cnidocyte d. Nematocyte

40. Which of the following has a single opening a. Hydra b. Sponges c. Flatworms d. A and c

41. The rapid method of locomotion in hydra is by a. Gliding b. Looping c. Summersaulting d.
42. Statocyt is a sense organ present in a. Polyp b. Medusa c. Both d. None

43. Examples of a cnidaria that dwell in fresh water is. a. Obelia b. Hydra c. Sea anemones d. Jelly fishes

44. The body cavity of hydra is called a. Spongocoel b. Paragaster cavity c. Enteron d. None of the above
45. Obelia exist as a. Both polyp and and medusa b. Only polyp only c. Only medusa form d. None of the above

46. The non gelatinous layer in the body wall of cnidaria is called a. Mesoglea b. Endothelium c. Peritoneum d. Mesothelium


47. Symmetry in cnidarians is a. Radial b. Lateral c. Bilateral d. Ventral

48. In sea anemone, toward the base of the enteron, the filament are modified into thread like process called a. Ascontia b. Nematocyte c. Rhopalia d. Operculum

49. The _______ cells are undifferentiated stem cells that can mature into sex cells, nerve cells and other types of cells a. Cnidocyte b. Interstitial c. Sensory d. Glandular

50. The most primitive invertebrate to posses musculo-epithelia cells and nerves cells is a. Syncon b. Spongilla c. Fasciola d. Hydra


51. The first triploblastic multicellular animal is a. Porifera b. Nematode c. Platyhelminthes d. Annelida

52. Which of the following animal possess a parenchyma mesoderm a. Poriferan b. Nematoda c. Platyhelminthes d. Annelida

53. A character shared by Platyhelminthes and cnidarian is a. Diploblastic condition b. Single body cavity c. Three germ layers d. Presence of coelom

54. Fasciola belong to order a. Monogenean b. Digenea c. Aspidocotylea d. Cestoda

55. The following are adaptive feature of Platyhelminthes to parasitic life except a. Elaborate reproductive system b. Ability to kill their host c. Presencce of adhesive organs d. Possession of cuticular cover

56. Diphyllobopthrium latum is a member of the class a. Trematoda b. Cestoda c. Turbellaria d. Aspidogastrea

57. A common feature to tapeworm, liverfluke and planaria is a. Segmentation b. Bluntness c. Coelom d. flatness

58. members of the phylum Platyhelminthes show a. tubferous body plan b. blind sac body plan c. robust body plan d. asymmetrical body plan

59. flatworms are characterized by the presence of a. protonephridia b. flame cells c. nephrostome d. nephridia

60. an example of blood fluke is a. fasciolopsis b. schistosoma c.
d. clonorchis 61. planarians are _______ flatworms a. free living b. parasite c. symbiotic d. saprophytic

62. osmoregulation is carried out in planaria by a. mitochondria b. flame cells c. contractile vacuole d. nucleus

63. Nematode is ———————- a. Acoelomate b. Coelomate c. Mesocoelomate
64. The organization of life in nematode is ——————– a. cell level b. tissue level c. organ level d. system level

65. All these organisms have alternate host except a. Tapeworm b. Plasmodium vivax c. Fasciola hepartica d. Ascaris lumbricoides

66. The egg of ascaris hatches in alava called a. Hexacanth b. Cercaria c. Rhabitoid d. Cysticercus

67. The body fluid filled cavity of nematode is a. Coelom b. Spongocoel c. Enteron d. Pseudocoelum
68. Elephantiasis is caused by a. Wuchereria bancrofti b. Ascaris lumbricoides c. Enterobius vermicularis d. Fasciola hepatica
69. Annelids differ from nematodes by a. exhibits bilateral symmetry b. are triploblastic c. are metamerically segmented d. possess complete digestive tract
70. Development is direct in a. bristleworm b. tapeworm c. earthworm


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