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MPSC LECTURER IN ZOOLOGY Screening Test 2011 Question Paper

MPSC LECTURER IN ZOOLOGY Screening Test 2011 Question Paper

  1. Which animal has chief mode of nutrition as halophytic?

(1) Plasmodium

(2) Amoeba

(3) Paramecium

(4) Euglena

  1. To whose larvae, the echinoderm larvae has a close resemblance?

(1) Annelids

(2) Coelenterates

(3) Arthropods

(4) Poriferans

  1. Which locomotory organ does Amoeba possess?

(1) Flagella

(2) Pseudopodia

(3) Cilia

(4) None of these

  1. name the animal in which conjugation occurs.

(1) Euglena

(2) Giardia

(3) Noctiluca

(4) Paramoecium

  1. What does Giardia cause?

(1) Malaria

(2) Sleeping sickness

(3) Diarrhoea

(4) Kala azar

  1. In which animal is the most advanced leucon type canal system found?

(1) Aphodal

(2) Rhagon

(3) Diploidal

(4) Euryphylus

  1. Which is the first step in the development of skeleton around the protozoa?

(1) Theca

(2) Lorica

(3) Envelop

(4) Test

  1. What are the vertical branches of Obelia colony called?

(1) Gonotheca

(2) Hydrotheca

(3) Hydrorhiza

(4) Hydrocauli

  1. name the shallow coral reef extending from the shore up to ¼ miles into sea water.

(1) Barrier reef

(2) Fringing reef

(3) Atoll reef

(4) Lagoon island

  1. Which is the larval stage of Taenia Solium?

(1) Onchosphere

(2) Miracidium

(3) Redia

(4) Cercarium

  1. How can we prevent from Ascaris?

(1) Keeping good sanitary conditions

(2) Eating fresh raw vegetables and nuts

(3) Washing hands without antiseptic soap

(4) Drinking excess of water

  1. How many pairs of pulsatile hearts are present in earthworm?

(1) Keeping good sanitary conditions

(2) Eating fresh raw vegetables and nuts

(3) Washing hands without antiseptic soap

(4) Drinking excess of water

  1. How many pairs of pulsatile hearts are present in earthworm?

(1) 3

(2) 4

(3) 5

(4) 6

  1. Name the animal which is sanguinovorous in habit.

(1) Platyhelminthes and Ascheminthes

(2) Entoprocts and Nemertines

(3) Annelids and Arthropods

(4) Ectoprots and Brachiopods

  1. Which type of mouth parts do the house files possess?

(1) Piercing and Sucking type

(2) Sponging type

(3) Chewing and Lapping type

(4) Biting and Chewing type

  1. In which animal is the metamorphosis absent?

(1) Lepisma

(2) Cockroach

(3) Butterfly

(4) House-fly

  1. At what angle is the body of gastropods rotated on a vertical axis during complete torsion?

(1) 3600

(2) 1800

(3) 900

(4) 600

  1. Which organ in Molluscs forms elongated funnel or siphons during respiration for the entry and exit of water?

(1) Pulmonary sacs

(2) Gills

(3) Trachea

(4) Nuchal lobes

  1. Which symmetry does the Liver fluke exhibit?

(1) Bilateral

(2) Radial

(3) Asymmetry

(4) None of these

  1. Which animal has no madreporite?

(1) Crinoids

(2) Holothuroids

(3) Echinoids

(4) Ophiuroids

  1. Which of the following characteristics of Balanoglossus resembles that of chordates?

(1) Gill slits and their blood supply

(2) Possession of notochord

(3) Possession of dorsal hollow never cord

(4) All of these

  1. What is meaning of the term ‘Retrogressive metamorphosis’?

(1) Larva shows more advanced characters than the adult

(2) Larva shows less advanced characters than the adult

(3) Larva does not show metamorphosis

(4) Larva shows very slow metamorphosis

  1. Which of the following is true in case of gills of bony fish?

(1) They do not have gill rakers

(2) They open via gill slits

(3) They are filiform

(4) They are lamelliform

  1. Which of the following structures of Amphioxus form a grating to help filter feeding?

(1) Velar tentacles

(2) Oral cirri

(3) Oral palps

(4) All of these

  1. What mode of parental care is shown by European Midwife Toad, Alytes?

(1) Building nest

(2) Female carrying eggs on the back

(3) male carrying eggs round the back and thighs

(4) Female carrying eggs in brood pouch

  1. From the time of their emergence, amphibians have remained imperfectly adapted for terrestrial life because

(1) they cannot breath out of water for a long time

(2) their food source is chiefly found in water

(3) they need aquatic habitat to breed

(4) All of these

  1. Neotenic forms are exhibited in which of the following order of Amphibia?

(1) Anura

(2) Urodela

(3) Apoda

(4) All of these

  1. Which of the following early reptiles are also called ‘stem reptiles’?

(1) Pleisisaurs

(2) Cotylosaurs

(3) Dinosaurs

(4) Ichthyosaurs

  1. Which type of reptilian skull has a single temporal fossa that separated post orbital and squamosal bone?

(1) Anapsid

(2) Diapsid

(3) Synapsid

(4) Parapsid

  1. Poison gland found in venomous snakes is a modified

(1) sub-lingual gland

(2) parotid gland

(3) sub-maxillary gland

(4) Mandibular gland

  1. The reduction or complete loss of flight has taken place in flightless birds due to

(1) absence of predators

(2) it allowed reduction in wing size

(3) assumption of bulk mass of muscles

(4) All of these

  1. the navigational ability amongst the migrating birds is essentially due to

(1) following routes and landmarks

(2) the altitude of migrating land

(3) inherited instinct

(4) accuracy and regularity of migration

  1. Ducks possess______ type of plate

(1) Dromeognathus

(2) Schiozognathus

(3) Aegithognathus

(4) Desmognathus

  1. Which of the following denotes tail feathers in birds?

(1) Retrices

(2) Remiges

(3) Coverts

(4) Contours

  1. Marsupials are mammals belonging to Infra class

(1) Prototheria

(2) Metatheria

(3) Theria

(4) Eutheria

  1. Which of the following is not an exclusively ectodermal derivative?

(1) Hair

(2) Nail

(3) Horn

(4) Tooth

  1. Which of the following classes possesses only the right system arch?

(1) Aves

(2) Reptilia

(3) Amphibia

(4) Mammalia

  1. Neuromast are the sensory cells present in

(1) olfactory organs of fishes

(2) lateral lines of fishes

(3) inner ear of vertebrates

(4) middle ear of vertebretes

  1. The functional kidney of an adult mammal is developed from

(1) pronephros

(2) mesonephros

(3) prenephros

(4) metanephros

  1. Body temperature regulating centre is situated in

(1) Limbic system

(2) Lateral lemniscus

(3) Hypothalamus

(4) Anterior thalamic nucleus

  1. Fresh water bony fishes maintain water balance by excreting

(1) Ammonia

(2) Urea

(3) Guanine

(4) Waste in the form of Uric acid

  1. Pepsinogen is secreted by

(1) Chief cells

.(2) Oxyntic cells

(3) Parietal cells

(4) Goblet cells

  1. Following are the phases of gastric juice secretion except

(1) Cephalic

(2) Gastric

(3)  Oesophageal

(4) Intestinal

  1. The aim to release stepwise energy in respiration is

(1) To conserve more energy

(2) To prevent cell damage

(3) To maintain body temperature

($) All of these

  1. Following are the factors affecting filtration of substance through glomerular membrance except

(1) Temperature

(2) Molecular weight

(3) Effective diameter

(4) Electrical charge

  1. Following are functions of Eosinophils except

(1) antibody production

(2) ingestion of foreign proteins

(3) defence against parasites

(4) help in resolution and healing

  1. Following are the refractive media of human eye except

(1) Cornea

(2) Retina.

(3) Aqueous humor

(4) Vitreous humor

  1. One haemoglobin molecule has

(1) one haem and one globin

(2) four hame and four globin

(3) two haem and two globin

(4) three haem and two globin

  1. Surfactant present in the alveoli is responsible for

(1) collapse of ling

(2) increasing the surface tension

(3) reducing the surface tension

(4) no effect on the surface tension

  1. In human ear, impedance matching causes

(1) increase in pressure at oval window

(2) decrease in pressure at oval window

(3) increase in frequency at oval window

(4) decrease in frequency at oval window

  1. Following hormones are secreted by anterior pituitary gland except

(1) ACTH

(2) FSH

(3) Prolactin

(4) ADH

  1. Growth hormone has following effects except

(1) increase rate of protein synthesis

(2) decreased rate of glucose utilization

(3) increased rate of glucose absorption by cells

(4) increased mobilization of fatty acids

  1. Adreno Cortico Trophic Hormone stimulate synthesis and secretion of

(1) ADH

(2) Aldosterone

(3) Adrenaline

(4) Noradrenaline

  1. BMR is controlled by

(1) ADG

(2) GH

(3) Thyroxine

(4) ACTH

  1. Diabetes insipidus is caused due to the deficiency of

(1) Oxytocin

(2) Vassopressin

(3) Insulin

(4) Glucagon

  1. After transmission of one impules from the synapse, it cannot transmit another impulse because one of the following chemicals is active there:

(1) Choline

(2) Acetylcholine

(3) Cholinesterase

(4) Acetic acid

  1. Synaptic fatigue is due to

(1) release of more acetylcholine

(2) release of more adrenaline

(3) release of more noradrenaline

(4) exhaustion of neurotrasmiter

  1. Testosterone is secreted by

(1) Sertoli cells

(2) Leydig cells

(3) Spermatozoa

(4) Secondary spermatocyte

  1. Energy flow in the ecosystem is

(1) Unidirectional

(2) Amphidirectional

(3) Multidirectional

(4) None of these

  1. The nitrogen cycle is of type

(1) Sedentary

(2) Hydrological

(3) Gaseous

(4) None of these

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