Algae MCQs with Answers

Algae MCQs

Hello to all the dear students! Algae is a group of organism that are aquatic and photosynthetic. Most of the biological words are derived from the Latin words. The algae word is basically derived by the Latin word alga (the washed away plants on sea shore. They are chlorophyll bearing and undifferentiated and lack vascular tissues. Algae are autotrophic organisms. These are mostly aquatic and found in both fresh-marine water. The uses of algae includes: They are useful in making of biofuel and also can be used as fertilizers.

The collection of MCQs will make you understand basic features of algae and also will provide you important points through MCQs.

MCQ.1):The branch in which the study of algae occurs is called as …………………………..

a) Algology

b) Phycology

c) Both a) and b)

d) None of them

MCQ.2):In the aquatic algae, the algae that are attached to any substratum in the bottom of the water bodies is called as ………………………….

a) Epatic algae

b) Thermophillic algae

c) Benthic algae

d) Epiphytic algae

MCQ. 3): In which of the following ecosystem, algae are important as a primary producers?

a) Aquatic

b) Terrestrial

c)Aerial

d) Both a) and c)

MCQ.4): In the sexual reproduction of algae, No ………………………… is seen after gametic fusion.

a) Fragmentation

b) Zoospores

c) Sex organs

d) Embryo formation

MCQ.5): Which of the following aerial algae lives in the bark?

a) Phyllosiphon

b) Trentipohlia

c) Chaetophora

d) Scytonema

MCQ.6): Which of the following scientist, was known for father of algae?

a) F. E. Fretsch

b) Gregor Johann

c) Alexander Fleming

d) Harrison

MCQ.7): which of the following are the two types of unicellular algae? 

a) Flagellated form and and motile form

b) Flagellated form and coccoid form

c) Non-flagellated and coccoid form

d) Coenobium form and coccoid form

MCQ.8):The green algae have two layered cell wall in which inner cell wall is made up of ……………………………. And the outer cell wall is made up of ………………………….

a) Cellulose and Epithelium

b) Epithelium and Pectate

c) Cellulose and Pectate

d) Endothelium and Pectate

MCQ.9):………………………….. Is the genus of algae that lives inside the body of hydra in the Endozoic algae?

a) Zooxanthellae

b) Zoochlorella

c) Characium

d) Caphaleuros virescens

MCQ.10): In which of the following algae, the colony of that algae consists of 4-8 parallely arranged one above the other as stack of coins?

a)Hydrodictyon

b) Pediastrum

c) Clorosaccus

d) Scenedesmus

MCQ.11): In which of the following filamentous form of algae, the cells of Ulva are arranged in more than one linear row?

a) Multiseriate filament

b) Seriate filament

c)Both multiseriate and seriate filament

d) Palmelloidal form

 

Answer

1) c) Both a) and b)

2) c) Benthic algae

3) a) Aquatic

4) d) Embryo formation

5) b) Trentipohlia

6) a) F. E. Fretsch

7) b) Flagellated form and coccoid form

8) c) Cellulose and Pectate

9) b) Zoochlorella

10) d) Scenedesmus

11) a) Multiseriate filament


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