Growth and Development MCQs With Answer Fsc Biology

Growth and development MCQs from past papers of Biology 12th Class. Answer keys of all MCQs are included. These MCQs are collected from previous Punjab Boards Fsc examinations from 2016 to 2022.

Growth and Development MCQs With Answer

Primary growth in plants is caused by: (SGD. GI, 2016)
(A) Apical meristem
(B) Lateral meristem
(C) Intercalary meristem
(D) Rib meristem

In the zone of elongation; the volume of the cells increase upto: (DGK. GI, 2014) (GRW. G11, 2015)
(A) 100 times
(B) 150 times
(C) 200 times
(D) 250 times

Intercalary meristems are situated at: (BWP. GI, 2015)
(A) Root Apex
(B) Shoot Apex
(C) Base of Internode
(D) Top of Internode

Young tissues retaining the potential to divide: (FBD. GI, 2017)
(A) Meristem
(B) Xylem
(C) Phloem
(D) Cork

Cambium is formed in stage: (MLN. GI, 2017)
(A) One
(B) Two
(C) Three
(D) Four

Which light enhances cell division and retards cell enlargement: (LHR. GII, 2014)
(A) Red
(B) Green
(C) Blue
(D) Violet

For maximum growth, optimum temperature is: (RWP. GI, 2014)(FBD. GI, 2015) (RWP. 2018)
(A) 0 – 35°C
(B) 5 – 10°C
C) 25 – 30°C
(D) 35 – 40°C

The removal of apex releases that Lateral buds from apical dominance. It is called:
(LHR. GI, 2015)
(A) Inhibitory effect
(B) Compensatory effect
(C) Apical dominance
(D) Reproduction

Movement and rearrangement of the cells in the embryo is called: (DGK. GII, 2016)
(A) Cleavage
(B) Gastrulation
(C) Organogenesis
(D) Fertilization

Immediately after fertilization, the egg undergoes a series of mitotic divisions called: (RWP. GI, 2016)
(A) Morulla
(B) Gastrulation
(C) Cleavage
(D) Blastula

The Shell, over chick egg is secreted as it passes through: (RWP. GI, 2014) (DGK. GII, 2015)(MLT. GII, 2017)
(A) Ovary
(B) Oviduct
(C) Uterus
(D) Cloaca

The cavity formed between somatic and splanchnic mesoderm is: (BWP, 2017)( MLN. GI, 2015)
(A) Archenteron
(B) Hensen’s node
C) Coelom
(D) Neurocoel

Hatching period of chick is: (BWP. GI, 2017)
(A) 15 days
(B) 18 days
(C) 21 days
(D) 28 days

Somites are formed and organized by: (LHR. GI, 2017)
(A) Ectoderm
(B) Mesoderm
(C) Endoderm
(D) Blastoderm

Neural plate is formed from (SGD. GI, 2017)
(A) Ectoderm
(B) Mesoderm
(C) Endoderm
(D) Notochord

The pigment-free area that appears at the time of fertilization is called: (MLN, GI, 2016)

(A) Embryo
(B) Yolk
(C) Gray crescent
(D) White cytoplasm

Grey equatorial cytoplasm gives rise to: (GRW.GI, 2015)(FBD. GI, 2016,
(A) Notochord and Neural Tube
(B) Muscle cells and Guts
(C) Skeleton and muscles
(D) Neural Tube

Gray vegetal cytoplasm gives rise to: (GRW, 2017)DGK. GI, 2014)(SGD. GI. 2015,
(A) Gut
(B) Muscle Cells
(C) Larval epidermis.
(D) Notochord

Clear cytoplasm produces (SGD. GI, 2015)(DGK. GI, 2016,
(A) Muscle Cells
(B) Gut
(C) Larval epidermis
(D) Notochord

Yellow cytoplasm gives rise to: (AJK, GI, 2015)
(A) Larval epidermis
(B) Muscle Cells
(C) Gut
(D) Notochord

Study of Aging is called: (SGD. GI, 2014)(SWL. GI, 2014)
(A) Teratology
(B) Gerontology
(C) Paleontology
(D) Cell Biology

The negative physiological changes in our body are said to be: (MLN. GI, 2014) (DGK, GII, 2017) (FBD. 2018)
(A) Maturation
(B) Childhood
(C) Aging
(D) Death

Unspecialized cells, neoblast are always present in body of: (GRW, GI, 2016)
(A) Salamander
(B) Planaria
(C) Newt
(D) Lizard

Branch of Biology which deals with the study of abnormal development and their cause is
called: (BWP. GI, 2016) (DGK, GI, 2017)
(A) Teratology
(B) Gerontology
(C) Embryology
(D) Microcephaly

Environmental factors causing abnormal development are grouped together as: (SWLG1.2016)
(A) Toxins
(B) Carcinogens
(C) Mutagens
(D) Teratogens

The discoidal cap of cells above the blastocoel is called: (SWL 2018)
(A) Ectroderm
(B) Mesoderm
(C) Endoderm
(D) Blastoderm

The head can be regenerated in:
(A) Earthworm
(B) Frog
(C) Leech
(D) Grasshopper
(D) Gemmules

Which of the following chromosomal abnormalities lead to tallness, aggressiveness, mental
defect and anti social behaviour? (LHR. GI, 2018)
(B) XO

The individuals who born with abnormal organs or body parts is called: (LHR. GII, 2018)
(A) Malformed
(B) Malignant
(C) Falignant
(D) Malfunction

A plant has a growth pattern called: (GRW.2018)
(A) open growth
(B) growing point
(C) meristem
(D) apical

The human life span is judged to be maximum of: (MLN. 2018)
(A) 60 – 70 years
(B) 70 – 100 years
(C) 120 – 125 years
(D) 130 – 135 years

Clear cytoplasm produces: (SGD. 2018)
(A) Larval epidermis
(B) Muscle cell
(C) Gut
(D) Neural tube

Secondary growth leads to an increase in the diameter of the: (DGK. 2018)
(A) Stem
(B) Root
(C) Leaf
(D) Stem and Root


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