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Kingdom Protista Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

Introduction to Kingdom Protists

Kingdom Protista (Protists)

Question 1
The scientist who coined the term 'protista' to include both plant and animal like unicellular organism was
A
Robert Koch
B
L. Pasteur
C
Joseph Lister
D
E.F. Haeckel
Question 2
Who discovered malaria parasite?
A
Charles Laveran
B
Sir Ronald Ross
C
Grassi
D
Patrick Manson
Question 3
Contractile vacuole is absent in marine and parasitic protozoa because

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A
Hypertonic condition of internal and external medium
B
Isotonic condition of internal and external medium
C
Excretory products are not found
D
Excretion is absent
Question 4
Malignant tertian malaria is due to

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A
Plasmodium falciparum
B
P. malariae
C
P. ovale
D
P. vivax
Question 5
Which of the following can start erythrocytic cycle?
A
Merozoite
B
Metacryptomerozoite
C
Schizont
D
Sporozoite
Question 6
Sandfly is causative agent of
A
Dysentery
B
Sleeping sickness
C
Typhoid
D
Kala-azar
Question 7
Infection of Entamoeba histoloytica is preveneted by
A
Uncontaminated food
B
Avoiding kissing
C
Avoiding clothes of patient
D
None of these
Question 8
Which of the following organelles are associated for defence in protozoans?
A
Nematocysts
B
Otocysts
C
Trichocysts
D
Statocysts
Question 9
The causal organism of Kala-azar is
A
Trypanosoma lewsii
B
Plasmodium vivax
C
Wuchereria bancrofti
D
Leishmania donovani
Question 10
Contractile vacuole is generally absent in the
A
None of these
B
Parasitic protozoans
C
Both
D
Marine protozoans
Question 11
Murein is not found in the cell wall of
A
Cyanobacteria
B
Diatoms
C
Eubacteria
D
Nostoc
Question 12
Protists obtain food as
A
Photosynthesisers
B
Chemosynthesisers
C
Photosynthesisers, symbionts and holotrophs
D
Holotrophs
Question 13
The stage of Entamoeba histolytica that causes intestinal ulceration is

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A
Tetranucleate stage
B
Trophozoite
C
Binucleate stage
D
Metacystic trophozoite
Question 14
Cyst wall of Euglena is formed of
A
Carbohydrate
B
Proteins
C
Calcium
D
Silica
Question 15
Which one does not spread disease?
A
Plasmodium ovale
B
E. gingivalis
C
Entamoeba coli
D
Entamoeba histolytica
Question 16
Conjugation in protozoa is found in
A
Sarcodina
B
Sporozoa
C
Flagellata
D
Ciliata
There are 16 questions to complete.

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