Botany Past Papers for M.Phil Admission GAT-3

University of Agriculture Faisalabad

UAF Botany Past Papers

M.Phil Admission Test

Time Allowed: 40 Minutes

Part-3

Out of the four options select the most suitable one.

Answer Key is present at the end of the paper.

Q.1 Last of flagella before cell divisions and then cells become swarmers in:

  • Palmelloid Habit
  • Filamentous habit
  • Coccoid habit
  • Parenchymatous habit

Q.2 Formation of parenchymatous thallus due to coll divisions in more than one plane takes place in:

  • Ulothrix
  • Zygnema
  • Eladophora
  • Ulva

Q. 3 Vaucheria has a coenocytic body, this type of habit is called:

  • Coccold
  • Palmelloid
  • Siphonaceous
  • Dendroid



Q. 4 Oscillatoria reproduces by forming vegetative small filaments known as:

  • Propagules
  • Nodes
  • Globules
  • Harmogonia

Q.5 Non-motile spores in algae are referred to as;

  • Oocyte
  • Pollen
  • Zoospore
  • Akinetes

Q.6 Thick-walled non-motile spores also known as resting cysts;

  • Aplanospores
  • Hypnospores
  • Statospores
  • Autospores

Q.7 Diatoms reproduce asexually by forming__________ spores.

  • Nuxospores
  • Hypnospores
  • Statospores
  • Autospores

Q.8 ”+” and “-” type gametes are called:

  • Autogamous
  • Oogamous
  • Isogamous
  • Auxogamous

Q.9 Spirogyra reproduces by:

  • Fertilization
  • Parthenogenesis
  • Conjugation
  • Binary Fission

Q.10 In oogamous type reproduction, egg attracts sperm by:

  • Hydrotaxis
  • Geotaxix
  • Chemotaxis
  • Phototaxis

Q.11 Sometimes, a fertilized egg develops a thick wall around it and called:

  • Auxospore
  • Oospore
  • Zygospore
  • Both a & b

Q.12 Sporophytie generation in algae is;

  • Haploid
  • Diploid
  • Triplid
  • Hexaploid

Q. 13 Blue-green algae have three layered______cell wall.

  • Proteineous
  • Cellulose
  • Lignified
  • Pectic

Q.14 Many of the green algae have stigma and show______movement

  • Geotectic
  • Chemotectic
  • PotoTactic
  • Hydrotactic

Q.15 Flagella in green alone is present on__________side.

  • Distal
  • Posterior
  • Anterior
  • Ventral

Q.16 __________exhibit siphonous growth form.

  • Chlorella
  • Choleochateate
  • Ulva
  • Codium



Q.17 The______type of spores are produced in gametangia.

  • Autosporous
  • Akinetes
  • Oogamous
  • Auxosporous

Q.18 Non-Motile, thick-walled spores that undergo a long resting period:

  • Aplanosporer
  • Huprospores
  • Akinetes
  • Autospores

Q.19 During fertilization, gamete cells of one type adhere to the other by:

  • Ovulation reaction
  • Pollination reaction
  • Menstrual reaction
  • Agglutination

Q.20 Stoneworts is given name to

  • Phaeophyta
  • Rhodophyta
  • Diatoms
  • Charophyta

Q.21 Which of the following is not a character of charophytes;

  • Large vacuole
  • Raphe
  • Ectoderm
  • Endoderm

Q.22 Chara reproduces by the help of structures;

  • Nodule
  • Bulbs
  • Globule
  • All of these

Q.23 Chara has apical growth and their life cycle is___________

  • Diplobiontie
  • Haplontic
  • Diplontic
  • None of these

Q.24 Epiphytic rhodophytes are attached to their substratum by:

  • Rhizoids
  • Roots
  • Mycelium
  • Tendrils

Q.25 Red algae reproduce vegetatively by forming

  • Tubers
  • Rhizome
  • Stolons
  • Strobilus

Q.26 Agar is obtained from;

  • Rhodophytes
  • Diatoms
  • Phacophytes
  • Chlorophytes

Q.27 Red algae contain chlorophyll a and

  • b
  • c
  • е
  • d

Q.28 Initial product of photosynthesis in red algae is:

  • Glucose
  • Fructose
  • Rubisco
  • 3-PGA

Q.29 Brownish-green films is formed by planktons in water;

  • Diatoms
  • Phaeophytes
  • Bacillariophytes
  • A&C

Q.30 Chrysolaminarian is the storage material in;

  • Bryophytes
  • Gymnosperms
  • Diatoms
  • Red algae



Q.31 Term symbiosis was introduced by:

  • De Broglie
  • De Bray
  • Watson
  • Johnson

Q.32 _______is not a senso stricto spore in diatoms.

  1. Autospore
  2. Zoospore
  3. Auxospore
  4. Oospores

Q.33 The mesophyll in the leaf blade (outside the midrib) consists of one layer thick

spherical cells, that facilitates in diffusion of_______

  • NO2
  • CO2
  • H20
  • CH4

Q.34 Side to side water conduction takes place by

  • Tracheids
  • Vessels
  • Rays
  • Fibers

Q.35 Many grosses are capable of rolling their leaves due to the presence of bulliform and______cells in the mesophyll

  • Sponge
  • Gaurd
  • Hinge
  • myo

Q.36 Thin leave which has a higher proportion of spongy mesophyll over poorly developed palisade mesophyll is characteristic of_______leaves

  • Hot
  • Shade
  • Sun
  • Cold

Q.37 Xeromorphic angiosperm have tough leaves containing high proportion of

sclerenchyma, called____________

  • Sclerophyte
  • Sclerocyte
  • Sclerophyll
  • All of these

Q.38 Cuticle is present in xeromorphic leaves, except in____________

  • Xeromorphic dicots
  • Xeromorphe leaves
  • Hydromorphic leaves
  • Both A&B

Q.39 ____________are the water storage cells in succulent leaves.

  • Sclerenchyma
  • Vessels
  • Tracheids
  • Parenchyma

Q.40 Massive appendages are known as

  • Glands
  • Trichomes
  • Emergences
  • Bud

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