Nomenclature MCQs with Answers

Nomenclature MCQs

Hello students, our next topic for the MCQ is ‘NOMENCLATURE’. The nomenclature in biology is introduced by Carl Linnaeus in 1753 and the Latin language were chosen for the nomenclature. As per this system any scientific name of living organism consists of two parts that are genus and species. The scientific classification includes Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, and species.

The given MCQ will help you to understand ‘Nomenclature’ topic.

 

MCQ.1):The ‘Nomenclature’ word was derived from the Latin word where “Nomen” means Name and “Clare” means ………………………

a)Call

b) Purchase

c) Need

d) Pronoun

 

MCQ.2):………………………..Is the system which is responsible for giving name to an organism.

a)Chemical nomenclature

b)Chemical system

c) Binomial nomenclature

d)Biochemical system

 

MCQ. 3):Who proposed the system of naming to each organism called binomial nomenclature in 1785.

a)Perry John

b)Chris Chadwick

c)Carl Linnaeus

d)All of them

 

MCQ.4):In the binomial nomenclature, the name of the organism consists of …………………………

a)Kingdom

b)Genus

c)Species

d)Both b) and c)

 

MCQ.5):In the binomial naming system, species name will start with the …………………………

a)Small letter

b)Capital letter

c)Numerical form

d)Special sign

 

MCQ.6):Essential requisites of binomial nomenclature should include ………………………………

a)It should be similar to other

b)It should be unique

c)It should be ordinary name

d)All of above

MCQ.7):ICBN stands for …………………

a)Internal botanical congress names

b)International center of botanical names

c)International code of botanical nomenclature

d)Internal code of Botanical nomenclature

 

MCQ.8):…………………………………………………………………… is the type of nomenclature where additional copies of holotype made by the author.

a)Holotype

b)Isotype

c)Neotype

d)Lectotype

 

MCQ.9):In the rules of ICBN, which section includes discussion about names of different ranks of taxa?

a)Section 1, 2

b)Section 2, 1

c)Section 4, 1

d)Section 2 to 4

 

MCQ.10):In the names of ……………………………………………………………. Parents of the progeny is given in the citation after its varietal epithet.

a)Hybrids

b)Plant cultivation

c)Species

d)Genera

 

Answer

1)a) Call

2)c) Binomial nomenclature

3)c) Carl Linnaeus

4)d) Both b) and c)

5)b) Capital letter

6)b) It should be unique

7)c) International code of botanical nomenclature

8)b) Isotype

9)d) Section 2 to 4

10)a) Hybrids


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