Diversity of Plant Life MCQs Part 14

1) The potato famine of Ireland was caused by the attack of the fungus
a) Plasmopara viticola
b) Puccinia graminis
c) Phytophthora infestans
d) Phytophthora palmivora

2) Antibiotics are
a) Medicines
b) Toxins
c) Plants
d) Syrups

3) Penicillin was discovered by
a) Waksman
b) Dubois
c) Robert Koch
d) Fleming

4) The number of antibiotics obtainable from Streptomyces griseus are
a) 10
b) 20
c) 30
d) 40

5) The term “antibiotic” was coined by
a) Alexander Fleming
b) S. Waksman
c) Louis Pasteur
d) Edward Jenner

6) Migration of birds is studied under
a) Ethology
b) Kalology
c) Ethnology
d) Phenology

7) Malacology is the study of
a) Shells
b) Molluscs
c) Muscles
d) Mammals

8) Reptiles are studied under
a) Herpetology
b) Ichthyology
c) Helminthology
d) Ophiology

9) What is studied under palynology?
a) Germination of pollen grains
b) Development of pollen grains
c) Morphology of pollen grains
d) Storage and arrangement of pollen grains


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