Classification of Animals MCQs Part X

1) The number of gill slits present in cartilaginous fishes is
a) 4 pairs
b) 5 to 7 pairs
c) 5 pairs
d) 6 pairs

2) In fishes the cranial nerves are
a) 6 pairs
b) 8 pairs
c) 10 pairs
d) 12 pairs

3) Oxygenated blood never goes to the heart in
a) Fishes
b) Reptiles
c) Birds
d) Mammals

4) Pristis is a member of the class
a) Elasmobranchii
b) Dipnoi
c) Holocephali
d) Teleostomi

5) Plates or scutes are found in addition to scales in the
a) Hag fish
b) Eel
c) Flying fish
d) Sea horse

6) Which of these fishes are able to breathe in air?
a) Scoliodon
b) Catla
c) Salmon
d) Protopterus

7) The heart pumps only impure blood in the case of the
a) Shark
b) Whale
c) Frog
d) Pigeon

8) Which one of these fishes is used for the control of malaria ?
a) Fistularia
b) Gambusia
c) Remora
d) Pterois

9) In a sucker fish, the sucker is a modification of the
a) Dorsal fin
b) Mouth
c) Gill slit
d) Ventral fin

10) In fishes the neuromast organs are
a) Chemoreceptors
b) Gustoreceptors
c) Olfactoreceptors
d) Rheoreceptors

11) Cod liver oil is rich in
a) Calcium
b) Vitamin D
c) Vitamin A
d) Both b and c

12) Shark liver oil is rich in
a) Vitamin A
b) Vitamin D
c) Vitamin E
d) Vitamin C

13) A fish changes its direction suddenly by using
a) Pectoral fins
b) Pelvic fins
c) Caudal fins
d) All the above

14) Stone fish are
a) Poisonous fish
b) Non-poisonous fish
c) Not fishes
d) None of the above

15) In fishes the teeth are of
a) Heterodont type
b) Homodont type
c) Thecodont type
d) Monopheodont type

16) Elasmobranchs are different from teleosts in the
a) Presence of accessory respiratory organs
b) Absence of a clasper in the male
c) Absence of an internal ear
d) Absence of an air bladder

17) A flying fish is
a) Acipenser
b) Amina
c) Exocoetus
d) Fistularis

18) What is special about the intestine of the dog fish ?
a) Presence brush border
b) Presence of scroll valve
c) Absence of stomach
d) None

19) Fishes are usually
a) Ureotelic
b) Uricotelic
c) Ammonotelic
d) Aminotelic

20) Fishes have kidneys of
a) Protonephric type
b) Mesonephric type
c) Metanephric
d) None

21) A fish is characterized by the presence of:
a) Dermal scales
b) Paired fins
c) Pharyngeal gills
d) All the above

22) Which of the following is an anadromous fish?
a) Cibium
b) Salmon
c) Anguilla
d) Ophiocephalus

23) The oldest living fish is
a) Anabas
b) Coelacanth
c) Diodon
d) Sturgeon

24) Name the fishes which exhibit discontinuous distribution.
a) Chondrichthyes
b) Osteicthyes
c) Crossoptrygii
d) Dipnoans

25) Which of the following is a lung fish?
a) Protopterus
b) Scoliodon
c) Latimeria
d) Remora

26) Which combination is best for inland fishery culture?
a) Exocoetus, Echeneis and Pleuronectus
b) Labestes, Gambusia, Hilsa
c) Labeo rohita, Cirrhina mrigala, Catla catla
d) Saw fish, Scoliodon and Zygeana

27) The study of fishes is
a) Ichthyology
b) Herpetology
c) Saurology
d) Ornithology

28) The golden age of fishes is the
a) Ordovician period
b) Devonian period
c) Silurian period
d) Carboniferous period

29) A sound producing fish is the
a) Scoliodon
b) Balistes
c) Zyganea
d) None

30) Which of the following animals is a poikilotherm?
a) Fish
b) Frog
c) Snakes
d) All the above

31) Which is a hydrostatic organ of fish?
a) Otosaccus
b) Utriculus
c) Air bladder
d) Internal Ear

32) Lung fishes are found in
a) Australia
b) Africa
c) America
d) All the above

33) Trimethyl amine is excreted by
a) Marine teleosts
b) Molluscs
c) Amphibians
d) None of the above

34) One of the following evolved first:
a) Fishes
b) Amphibia
c) Reptiles
d) Birds

35) The largest fish is
a) Whale
b) Shark
c) Rhyncodon
d) None of the above

36) The fish that swims vertically
a) Scoliodon
b) Hippocampus
c) Exocoetus
d) Syngnathus

37) To live in the hypertonic medium of seawater, Elasmobranches store
a) Guanine in the blood
b) Urea in the blood
c) Uric acid in the blood
d) Ammonia in the blood

38) Placenta in shark is
a) Chorionic
b) Allantoic
c) Yolk sac
d) Absent

39) Isinglass is obtained from
a) Air bladder
b) Skin
c) Intestine
d) Cloaca

40) The climbing fish is
a) Labeo
b) Scoliodon
c) Anguilla
d) Anabas

41) The gas in a fish’s air bladder is
a) Oxygen
b) Nitrogen
c) Carbon dioxide
d) Mixture of all above

42) Eye lids of fishes are
a) Movable
b) Immovable
c) Both
d) None

43) The internal ear of fishes acts as
a) Balancer
b) Hearing
c) Pressure detection
d) Temperature detection

44) Shagreen is obtained from
a) Hippocampus
b) Scoliodon
c) Cat fish
d) Labeo

45) After extraction of fish oil, the remaining flesh of the body of the fish is
a) Shagreen
b) Fish guano
c) Scutes
d) Isinglass

46) The dogfish is
a) Labeo
b) Torpedo
c) Scoliodon
d) None

47) The egg case in Scyllium is horny & known as
a) Ootheca
c) Cocoon
d) None

48) The Australian lung fish is
a) Labeo
b) Neoceratodus
c) Hilsa
d) Amia

49) The American lung fish is
a) Scoliodon
b) Anguilla
c) Cat fish
d) Lepidosiren

50) The African lung fish is
a) Saw fish
b) Protopterus
c) Cuttle fish
d) Devil fish

51) The sting ray is known as
a) Torpedo
b) Trygon
c) Pristis
d) Zyganea

52) Which of the following is a marine food fish
a) Catla
b) Etroplus
c) Anabas
d) Cybium

53) Which of the following is a fresh water food fish?
a) Rohu
b) Catla
c) Mackerel
d) Both A and B

54) A food fish of Kerala found in both fresh and brackish water is
a) Gambusia
b) Catla
c) Etroplus
d) Seer fish

55) Which of the following is a cold-blooded animal?
a) Penguin
b) Hippopotamus
c) Hippocampus
d) Duck

56) Animals of the sea bottom cannot come to the surface because
a) They do not have swimming organs
b) they have to swim against gravity
c) The pressure of the water near the surface is too low for them
d) The larger sea animals will eat them

57) Anadromous fishes move
a) From the sea to freshwater
b) From the sea to the estuary
c) From the river to the sea
d) From the estuary to the sea

58) Which of the following is a living fossil?
a) Dogfish
b) Flying fish
c) Coelacanth (Latimeria)
d) Dodo

59) Electric organs occur in
a) Sharks
b) Goldfish
c) Narcine
d) Porpoises

60) Gambusia is a
a) Parasitic fish
b) Pest of fishes
c) Fish predator of mosquito larvae
d) Mosquito spreading yellow fever

61) The heart pumps impure blood in the
a) Frog (Amphibia)
b) Shark (pisces)
c) Lizard (Reptilia)
d) Whale (Mammalia)

62) Which of the following structures of a fish is homologous with the lung of a frog?
a) Gill pouch
b) Swim bladder
c) Stomach
d) Booklungs

63) purse
refers to

a) Egg capsules of sharks and skates
b) A colony of skates and rays
c) Brood pouch of sea horse
d) All of these

64) The group of Anamniota includes
a) Birds and Mammals
b) Reptiles and Birds
c) Fishes and Amphibia
d) Reptiles and Mammals

65) In which of the following fishes are Weberian ossicles present?
a) Shark
b) Catfishes
c) Rays
d) Salmon

66) Which of the following is called the hammer headed shark?
a) Pristis
b) Lepidosiren
c) Zygena
d) Sardenella

67) Oil is extracted from
a) Scoliodon
b) Sardinella
c) Etroplus
d) Cybium

68) Which of the following is a lobe finned fish?
a) Protopterus
b) Coelacanth
c) Anabus
d) Claris

69) Which of the following is a fish without haemoglobin?
a) Ice fish
b) Electric fish
c) Flying fish
d) Globe fish

70) The Indian fresh water eel is
a) Anguilla
b) Catla
c) Gambusia
d) Anabas

71) Axolotl is the name given to the larva of
a) Silk worm
b) Round worm
c) Amblyostoma
d) Amphioxus

72) Which of the following amphibians has no tongue?
a) Salamander
b) Amphiuma
c) Icthyophis
d) Necturus

73) Limbless amphibians belong to the order
a) Gymnophiona
b) Urodela
c) Procoela
d) None

74) One of the following is a limbless amphibian:
a) Hydrophis
b) Ichthyophis
c) Newts
d) None

75) The tadpole larva is a connecting link between
a) Fishes and Amphibians
b) Amphibians and Reptilians
c) Birds and Mammals
d) Annelids and arthropods

76) Snake-like amphibians are included in
a) Gymnophiona
b) Anura
c) Urodela
d) Both A and B

77) Hyla is commonly called
a) Flying frog
b) Tree frog
c) Midwife toad
d) Blind salamander

78) The flying frog is
a) Hyla
b) Bufo
c) Rhacophorus
d) Alytes

79) Sexual maturity of larva is called
a) Paedogenesis
b) Parthenogenesis
c) Partheno graphy
d) Parthenofission

80) An apodan with scales is
a) Icthyophis
b) Ureotyphlus
c) Hydrophis
d) Enhydrina

81) Caecilians are limbless
a) Reptilians
b) Amphibians
c) Cnidarians
d) Mammals

82) The respiratory organs of the tadpole are
a) Gills
b) Skin
c) Both a and b
d) Lung

83) The single ear ossicle of the frog is the
a) Malleus
b) Incus
c) Stapes
d) Dentary

84) Tailed amphibians are
a) Apoda
b) Anura
c) Gymnophiona
d) Urodela

85) Ancestors of amphibians were
a) Osteolepids
b) Ornithorynchus
c) Ostracoderms
d) Neopalina

86) Neoteny is found in
a) Axolotl
b) Tadpole larva
c) Ureotyphlus
d) Ascidian tadpole

87) The age of amphibians is
a) Jurassic
b) Devonian
c) Carboniferous
d) Siluria

88) Necturus is commonly known as
a) Mud Eel
b) Mud puppy
c) Tiger salamander
d) Blind salamander

89) Ductus Botalli is present in
a) Apoda and Urodela
b) Anura and Gymnophiona
c) Anura and Urodela
d) Apoda, Anura and uradela

90) The largest salamander is
a) Rhyncodon
b) Megalobatrachus
c) Rotifer
d) Gavialis

91) The Indian bull frog is
a) Rana tigrina
b) Rana hexadactyla
c) Bufo melestricaus
d) Hyla orbarae

92) The largest frog is
a) Rana tigrina
b) Rana meletricus
c) Tridacna
d) Rana goliath

93) The only tailed amphibian present in India is
a) Necturus
b) Tylototriton
c) Pipa
d) Amblyostoma

94) The hearts of amphibians are
a) Three chambered
b) Two chambered
c) Four chambered
d) Incompletely four chambered

95) The kidney in amphibians is
a) Pronephric
b) Mesonephic
c) Anephric
d) Metanephric

96) Amphibians are
a) Homeothermic
b) Poikilothermic
c) Athermic
d) Endothermic

97) Eggs of amphibians are
a) Mesolecithal
b) Telolecithal
c) Both
d) Isolecithal

98) Which of the following is present in the toad and absent in the frog?
a) Nostrils
b) Warts on skin
c) Middle ear region
d) Mesonephric kidney

99) Amplexus is
a) Egg laying
b) False copulation
c) Attacking on prey
d) None

100) Vocal sacs are to
a) Produce sound
b) Found in male frog
c) Absent in female frog
d) All the above


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