Phycology and Bryology MCQs With Answers 60+

1.Vegetative reproduction occur by special propagules

A. Amylum stars

B. Bulbills

C. Protonemal outgrowth

D. All


2. _____can yield food rich in lipids, proteins,vitamins and minerals

A. Ulva

B. Caulerpa

C. Chlorella

D. None


3. Spirogyra

A. Hormones

B. Reproduction

C. Stress physiology

D. All


4. Charophyta featuring the _________ for complex carbohydrates.

A. Haplodiplontic life cycle

B. Biosynthetic machinery

C. Both

D. None


5. Chlorophyta can be

A. Unicellular

B. Multicellular

C. Colonial

D. All


6. Charophyta resemble _______ and re their closest living relative

A. Sea weeds

B. Desert plants

C. Land plants

D. None


7. Penium

A. Cell expansion

B. Cytoskelton

C. Hormones

D. None


8. Choorophyta is

A. Motile 

B. Non motile 

C. Have flagella

D. All


9. The physiology of chlorophyta resembles with

A. Lower plants 

B. Higher plants

C. Fungi

D. None


10. Cholorophyta are a ______ of higher plants

A. Descendants

B. Ancestors

C. Progeny 

D. None


11. Chlorophyta is a cheif source of food and oxygen for

A. Fish

B. Aquatic species

C. Land species

D. Both a,b


12. Myxophyceae is

A. Cyanophyceae

B. Blue green algea

C. Both

D. None


13. Rhodophyceae is 

A. Blue algea

B. Red algea

C. Brwen algea

D. Green algae


14. Pinnularia, navicula are examples

A. Diatoms

B. Ulva

C. Euglena

D. None


15. Me lean and cook divided chlophyceae in _____

A. 8 orders 

B. 7 orders

C. 6 classes

D. None


16. Reproductive cell with no flagella

A. Spirogyra

B. Zygenma

C. Desmids

D. All


17. Algae are aquatic but bryophytes are:

A. Terrestial 

B. Land

C. Marine

D. A and B both


18. …show isomorphic alternation of generation:

A. Algae

B. Fungi

C. Bryophytes

D. None


19. Spore of mosses produce algae like structure called:

A. Protonema

B. Paraphyses

C. Both

D. None


20. ……..is highly advanced:

A. Liverworts

B. Mosses

C. Anthoceropsida

D. None


21. Funaria is a bryophyte because

A. Lacks root

B. Lacks xylem

C. No production of seed

D. Has mukkeikd and jacketed sex organs


22. How many species belong to true moss

A. 80%

B. 90%

C. 50%

D. None


23. Which of the following is bryophyte :-

A. Funaria

B. Vovox

C. Cholera

D. All


24. Chloroplast and stomata in leaves of antheroceros help in

A. Mitosis

B. Photosynthesis

C. Meiosis

D. Calvin cycle


25. Total specie of bryopsida

A. 15000

B. 14000

C. 1200

D. 30000


26. Thalus of antherocrophyta is 

A. Lobed

B. Bilobed 

C. Trilobed

D. None


27. Cell wall of brown algae is made up of:

A. Cellulose

B. Algin

C. Both

D. None


28. Laminarian is :

A. Polysacharide

B. Lipid

C. Alcohal

D. All


29. Hairs like structures present between sporangia in laminaria are called:

A. Trichome

B. Threads

C. Paraphyses

D. None


30. Laminaria is a:

A. Monoeicious plant

B. Dieicious plant

C. Both

D. None


31. All red algae are:

A. Unicellular

B. Multicellular

C. Both

D. None


32. The red pigment present in red algae is called as:

A. Fucoxanthin

B. Chlorophyll

C. Phycoerythrin

D. All


33. The reserve food material in red algae is:

A. Floridean starch

B. Starch

C. Alcohol

D. Lipid


34. Which of the following is the red algae:

A. Laminaria

B. Ectocarpous

C. Polysiphonia

D. All


35. The spores that are produced singly from sporangia are:

A. Paraspores

B. Monospores

C. Neutral spores

D. All


36. The spores that are produced in large numbers from sporangia are :

A. Paraspores

B. Monospores

C. Neutral spores

D. All


37. Polysiphonia is a:

A. Marine algae

B. Freshwater algae

C. Both

D. None


38. Some red algae incorporate———- to form coral reefs:

A. Calcium carbonate

B. Calcium phosphate

C. Silicon 

D. All


39. The algae that grow on the surface of other plants are called:

A. Epiphytes

B. Endophytes

C. Both

D. None


40. The algae that grow iside the plant body are called:

A. Epiphytes

B. Endophytes

C. Both

D. None


41. Non –motile spores are also callled :

A. Zoospores

B. A planospores

C. Planospores

D. All


42. Bryophytes are evolved from…..algae:

A. Green

B. Brown

C. Red

D. None


43. ……vascular tissue is present in bryophytes

A. Phloem

B. Xylem

C. Both

D. None


44. Transport of materials in bryophytes occur by:

A. Xylem

B. Phloem

C. Diffusion

D. None


45. Bryophytes are called as amphibious plants because :

A. No vascular plants

B. Cannot live without water

C. Both

D. None


46. Gamete producing genertion is

A. Gametophyte

B. Sporophyte

C. Both

D. None


47. Foot seta and capsule is present in:

A. Gametophyte

B. Sporophyte

C. Both

D. None


48. The reserved food in bacillariophyta is ————.

A. Leucin

B. Lipids

C. Oil

D. All


49.  ———————-is used as fire proof material

A. Diatomaceous earth

B. Pennales

C. Centrales

D. Raphe


50. Cytoplasm of diatom cell is arranged in parietal layer called

A. Central nodules

B. Axial field

C. Primordial utricle

D. All


51. The methods of auxospore formation are 

A. Gramete formation 

B. Parthenogenesis 

C. Both A&B

D. None


52. Silica rich pectic membrane secrets by protoplast called

A. Prizonium

B. Diatoxanthin

C. Fucoxanthin

D. Physole


53. ______ is treated as division, but also a ssuper division or unranked clade

A. Charophyta

B. Chlorophyta

C. Charles

D. None


54. The terrestrial ,plants the embryophyta most likely emerged in

A. Charophyta

B. Chlorophyta

C. Charles

D. None


55. Charophyta is 

A. Hetrotrophic

B. Autotrophic

C. Prasite

D. All


56. Charophyta can reproduce

A. Sexually

B. Asexually

C. Spores

D. Both a,b


57. Asexual reproduction occur by

A. Fragmentation

B. Oogamous

C. Cutting 

D. Budding


58. Charophyta attached to bottom with

A. Rhizomes

B. Rhizoids

C. Algea

D. None


59. Vegetative reproduction occur by special propagules

A. Amylum stars

B. Bulbills

C. Protonemal outgrowth

D. All


60. _____can yield food rich in lipids, proteins,vitamins and minerals

A. Ulva

B. Caulerpa

C. Chlorella

D. None


61. Spirogyra

A. Hormones

B. Reproduction

C. Stress physiology

D. All


62 . Charophyta featuring the _________ for complex carbohydrates.

A. Haplodiplontic life cycle

B. Biosynthetic machinery

C. Both

D. None


63. Charophyta is ___ algea

A. Brown

B. Green

C. Red

D. Blue


64. Chlorophyta can be

A. Unicellular

B. Multicellular

C. Colonial

D. All


65. Charophyta resemble _______ and re their closest living relative

A. Sea weeds

B. Desert plants

C. Land plants

D. None


66. Penium

A. Cell expansion

B. Cytoskelton

C. Hormones

D. None


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