Multiple choice question. Point out the odd one. - Biology


Multiple choice question.

Point out the odd one.


  • Nucellus

  • Embryo sac

  • Micropyle

  • Pollen grain



Pollen grain.

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Chapter 1: Reproduction in Lower and Higher Plants - Exercises [Page 16]


Balbharati Biology 12th Standard HSC for Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 1 Reproduction in Lower and Higher Plants
Exercises | Q 1.7 | Page 16


What do you mean by DNA?

Name the scientist who put forward the most popular model of DNA.

Draw a diagram of DNA showing genes.

What is DNA?

What is DNA copying?

Explain the importance of reproduction in organisms.

Indicate whether the following statement is True (T) or False (F).
Egg laid after fertilization is made up of a single cell. ( )

Indicate whether the following statement is True (T) or False (F).

Amoeba reproduces by budding. ( )

Fill in the blanks:

Production of new individuals from the vegetative part of parent is called ________.

Describe the different methods of asexual reproduction. Give examples.

Match items in Column I with those in Column II:

Column I Column II
Bud Maple
Eyes Spirogyra
Fragmentation Yeast
Wings Bread mould
Spores Potato

Tick (√ ) the correct answer:

A spore producing plant is

Find the odd one out:

Amoeba, Euglena, Planaria, Paramoecium


Which life process ensures that a plant or animal species will not disappear from this earth?

What is the name of the reproductive process :
which involves two parents?

Name  two animals which undergo internal fertilisation?

Fill in the following blank with suitable word :

 The union of a sperm nucleus with an egg nucleus is known as.......... and results in a .........egg.

The characteristics transmitted from parents to offspring are present in :
(a) cytoplasm
(b) ribosome
(c) golgi bodies
(d) genes

Imagine all the seeds produced by a plant happen to fall under the same plant and sprout into new plants. Mention any two problems that will be faced by the new plants.

State whether the following statement is true (T) or false (F):

Producing life is called respiration.

State whether the following statement is true (T) or false (F):

Dogs and cats reproduce from two parents.

State whether the following statement is true (T) or false (F):

Most organisms have the capacity of regeneration in some or the other way.

Find the odd-one out, giving reason.

Gamete, budding, fragmentation, regeneration.

Define the following:


Why is reproduction necessary for living organisms?

Differentiate between the following:

Asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction.

Write the full form of DNA.

Name the part of the cell where DNA is located?

Tick (✓) the correct answer:
Bryophyllum can reproduce by its

Give reason for the following:

Vegetative propagation is practised for growing only some type of plants.

The daughter cells produced by asexual reproduction are genetically identical to the parent cell.

Match the following:

Column ‘I’ Column ‘II’
(1) Inhibits plant growth
(a) Breaks large fat globules into smaller ones
(2) Cytokinins
(b) Auxins
(3) Cellular respiration
(c) Mitochondria
(4) Bile
(d) Promote cell division
(e) Abscisic acid

What do you mean by ‘Connecting Links’? Give one example.

Explain the term Reproduction.

Explain the term: Pollination. 

By which process do green plants synthesize their food?

Name the factors which take part in this process.

Multiple choice question.

In ovule, meiosis occurs in ______

Multiple choice question.

The ploidy level is not the same in ______.

Sporoderm is made up of ______.

Identify the odd one with respect to pollinating agent.

Self-incompatibility is found in flowers of plants _______.

______ is an example of helobial endosperm.

The single shield-shaped cotyledon in monocot seed is known as ______.

What is hilum with respect to ovule?

Which is the most common type of endosperm in angiospermic families?

Draw a well labelled diagram of T.S. anther.

Reproductive part of a plant is ______.

Write two types of reproduction in plants.

The plant which propagates with the help of its leaves is ______.

Planaria reproduces asexually by ______.

Match the following.

Column I Column II
Fission Spirogyra
Budding Amoeba
Fragmentation Yeast

What will happen if you cut planaria into small fragments?

Why is vegetative propagation practiced for growing some type of plant?

Name two organisms that reproduce through budding.

Which of the following is diploid at the time of fertilization in a gametophyte of a normal angiosperm?

Identify the chromosome number of the endosperm in the following case. In an angiosperm a female plant having 2n = 24 is crossed with a male plant having 2n = 12.

Assertion and Reason types of Question.

Assertion: In potatoes, shoot arises from eyes.
Reason: Eyes represent the buds.

Assertion and Reason types of Question.

Assertion: In Banyan prop roots grow horizontally from the tree.
Reason: They give additional support to the tree.

Assertion and Reason types of Question.

Assertion: Corm is a condensed form of Bulb.
Reason: It has dry and fleshy scale leaves.

Which of the following nucleus is unlike other nuclei in the female gametophyte of angiosperms?


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