Lac culture MCQs with Answers

Lac culture MCQs

Hello students, our next topic for the MCQ is ‘Lac culture’. The lac culture is an art of keeping lac insects on scientific lines for the lac production. Kerria lacca and Laccifer lacca are the common cultivated species. Lac is more valued for rosin. Rosin is a solid form of resin and this sticky substance came from trees. Where a sap is used to make medicines and syrup. Resin is used to make varnish and glazes.

The following MCQ will give you more information.

MCQ.1): The Laccifer lacca insect secrets lac resin and the processed resin is also known as …………………………………………………………………………….

a) Shellac

b) Sheath

c) Shade

d) Reson

MCQ.2): Which of the following species are commonly cultivated species of lac culture in India?

a) Kerria lacca

b) Laccifer lacca

c) Rana tigerina

d) Both a) and b)

MCQ. 3): The lac insect rearing for the commercial production of the lac is known as ………………………………………………………………………………..

a) Apiculture

b) Prawn culture

c) Lac culture

d) Cell culture

MCQ.4): The scientific account of lac insects were firstly given by ………………………………………………………………………………..

a) J. Kerr

b) J. Crick

c) A. Roman

d) D. Fredrick

MCQ.5): Which of the following statement is true about economically important lac culture?

a) Lac culture is used in the preparation of Bones

b) Lac is produced by Elephant

c) Lac is used for making tiles

d) Lac is used in the toys.

MCQ.6): In the present time, lac is produced in …………………………………………………………………………….

a) India

b) Myanmar

c) Thailand

d) All of them

MCQ.7): The Laccifer lacca species of insect belongs to Phylum ………………………………………………………………………………..

a) Mollusca

b) Arthropoda

c) Porifera

d) Nematode

MCQ.8): The process where the lac insects are introduced to the new host plant is called as …………………………………………………………………………….

a) Inoculation

b) Parasitism

c) Pathogen

d) None of them

MCQ.9): Which of the following is the process of scrapping lac from the branches of host tree and it is called as …………………………………………………………………………………..

a) Infection

b) Harvesting

c) Maturation

d) All of them

MCQ.10): When the scraping of lac occurs after swarming then the obtained lac is called as ………………………………………………………………………….

a) Mature harvesting

b) Immature harvesting

c) Stick lac

d) Phunki lac

 

Answer

1) a) Shellac

2) d) Both a) and b)

3) c) Lac culture

4) a) J. Kerr

5) d) Lac is used in the toys.

6) d) All of them

7) b) Arthropoda

8) a) Inoculation

9) b) Harvesting

10) d) Phunki lac


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