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20 Questions about Genetic Conservation

NEET Biology Genetic Conservation

Genetic Conservation MCQs

Question 1
An orthodox seed is one which can

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A
Tolerate low temperature but not dehydration
B
Tolerate dehydration but not low temperature
C
Tolerate dehydration and low temperature
D
None of these
Question 2
Triticale is a man-made cereal which has been developed through hybridization between
A
Wheat and Oat
B
Wheat and Gram
C
Wheat and Rice
D
Wheat and Rye
Question 3
Producing new plants by cells instead of seeds is
A
Amphimixis
B
Tissue culture
C
meromixis
D
Biofertilizer
Question 4
Tomato and Potato belong to
A
North America
B
Ethiopia
C
South America
D
Asia Minor
Question 5
In a gene bank, genetic material is stored as
A
Genes
B
seeds and tissue culture both
C
Seeds
D
Vegetative material/tissue culture
Question 6
Virus free clones are obtained from
A
Haploid culture
B
Shoot tip culture
C
Embryoids
D
Callus
Question 7
The potential source of natural rubber is
A
Ficus benghalensis (Banyan)
B
Ficus elastica (Rubber plant)
C
All of these
D
Parthenium argentatum (Guayule)
Question 8
A living fossil is

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A
Pinus
B
Ginkgo
C
Riccia
D
Gnetum
Question 9
Cola, the common beverage, is obtained from
A
Seeds
B
Leaves
C
Stems
D
Flowers
Question 10
The three topmost major crops of the world in the order of total production are
A
Wheat > Maize > Rice
B
Wheat > Rice > Maize
C
Rice > Maize >Wheat
D
Rice > Wheat > Maize
Question 11
Preserving germplasm in frozen state is
A
In situ preservation
B
Cryopreservation
C
Vernalisation
D
Cold storage
Question 12
Genetic erosion is due to

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A
All these
B
Deforestation
C
Adoption of genetically uniform varieties
D
Shifting cultivation
Question 13
Maximum genetic diversity of crop plants occurs where agriculture is
A
Run on commercial lines
B
Rainfed
C
Advanced
D
Primitive
Question 14
Gene banks comprise
A
Tissue culture and cryopreservation
B
Seed banks, tissue culture and cryopreservation
C
Seed banks, orchards, tissue culture and cryopreservation
D
Seed banks and cryopreservation
Question 15
Which one will be searched for obtaining maximum genetic diversity?
A
Recent varieties
B
All these
C
Old varieties
D
Wild relatives
Question 16
Which of the following countries is the centre of origin of Rice?
A
Indo-Malayan region
B
Japan
C
India
D
Russia
There are 16 questions to complete.

 

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