Biodiversity- Old is Gold



1. Define Binomial nomenclature with example.
2. Why spirogyra is a eukaryote?
3. Give the methods of reproduction in Spirogyra.
4. Bacteria are the nature’s scavengers. Justify.
5. Write hierarchic system in classification.
6. Give the shortcoming of two kingdoms system of classification.
7. Write the function of ‘akinets’ in Spirogyra.
8. Give the type of vascular bundle found in Pinus stem.
9. Name the father of taxonomy.
10. Classify the mustard plant in the hierarchic system.
11. Name the types of fruit in Gramineae and Solanaceae.
12. Why Bryophytes are known as amphibious plants?
13. Give the function of mesosomes of a bacterial cell.
14. Mention the advantage of five kingdoms system of classification.
15. Give the concept of bionomial system of nomenclature.
16. State the function of ‘Gemma cups’ in Marchantia.
17. Write the function of mycorhal roots in Pinus.
18. Give the type of ovary you find in legumes.
19. Define heterocyst.
20. Name the types of anther found in family cruciferae and compositae.
21. What is two kingdom type of classification?
22. What is Protonema?
23. What is taxonomic category?
24. Why ferns are called vascular cryptogams?
25. Differentiate between ray and disc florets.
26. Write two points of the demerits of 2 kingdom system of classification.
27. Why Bryophytes are called amphibious plants?
28. What is the botanical name of Pinus?
29. What is rhizome?
30. Write the botanical name of potato and tomato.
31. Define adventitious root.
32. Define aestivation.
33. What is sporangium?
34. What is lichen?
35. What is the prothallus of fern?
36. How do the bacteria get their nutrition?
37. Give two examples of cyanobacteria.
38. Define alternation of generations.
39. What is the genetic material of viruses?
40. What is protandrous?
41. What do you mean by heterocyst?