MCQ | Multiple-choice questions of Protozoa

Multiple-choice questions of Protozoa

1. Alternation of sexual and asexual generation is known as : 

  1. digenesis
  2. metagenesis 
  3. Metamorphosis
  4. dimorphism 

2. What is meant by an intracellular parasite?

  1. parasite on the outer surface of cells
  2. parasite between the cells
  3. parasite inside the cells
  4. parasite which interconnects neighbouring cells

3. What is a vector?

  1. disease transmitting host
  2. natural reservoir of disease
  3. non pathogenic protozoa
  4. pathogenic protozoa 

4. Downstroke and recovery stroke are the two phases of :

  1. movement of contractile vacuole
  2. flagellar movement 
  3. movement of food vacuole 
  4. amoeboid movement

5. The presence of slender pseudopodia with interlacing branches to form a network is the characteristic feature of the order :

  1. Radiolarian
  2. Lobosoa
  3. Heliozoa
  4. Mycetozoa
  5. Foraminifera

6. Contractile vacuole is noticed among Amoeba in :

  1. sea water
  2. fresh water
  3. both 
  4. None

7. One-celled animals reproduce by : 

  1. Budding
  2. Splitting
  3. Cutting
  4. Regeneration

 8. The contractile vacuole in protozoans is chiefly concerned with the process of

  1. digestion
  2. excretion
  3. Osmoregulation
  4. assimilation 

9. Food capture is the function of :

  1. food vacuole 
  2. Reticulopodium
  3. paramylum 
  4. eyespot 

10. Karyosome consists of two materials. What is the achromatic substance present in it?

  1. Plastin
  2. Chromosomes
  3. Paramylum
  4. Eyespot

11. The shell of Polystomella is made up of

  1. calcium carbonate
  2. Silicon
  3. chitin 

12. Cytopyge is found in :

  1. Amoeba
  2. Paramecium
  3. Euglena
  4. trypanosoma

13. The locomotory organelle of foraminifera are

  1. Lobopodia
  2. Filopodia
  3. Axopodia
  4. Reticulopodia

 14. The function of a contractile vacuole is when :

  1.  it is needed to remove waste products
  2. it has stopped feeding
  3. the cell membrane is permeable to water
  4. the concentration of water outside is higher than that inside 

15. Contractile vacuole in protozoans serves the function of :

  1. Osmoregulation
  2. Respiration
  3. Excretion
  4. digestion 

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