Biology Multiple Choice Questions and Answers for Different Competitive Exams

Multiple Choice Questions on Paleobotany

1. Jurassic period is about
A)265 million years back
B)165 million years back
C)65 million years back
D)365 million years back

2. To which one of the following the genus Williamsonia belongs?
Williamsonia
A)cycadales
B)coniferales
C)cycadales
D)bennittitales

3. The pollen-bearing organs of Lyginopteris belong to
A)Cycadeoidea
B)Crosstheca
C)Calymmaatotheca
D)Williamsonia

4.’Fossil beehives’ is the name associated with fossil
A)Cycads
B)Coniferales
C)Pteridophytes
D)Ginkgoales

5. The leaves of Zygopteridaceae belong to the genus
A)Callixylon
B)Etapteris
C)Callixylon
D)Ptilophyllum

6. Nipaniophyllum belongs to
A)Benettitales
B)Filicales
C)Cordaitales
D)Pentoxylales

7. Baragwanathia- a fossil pteridophyte was discovered from
A)Rhynie chert bed of Scotland
B)Raj Mahal hills of Bihar
C)Silurian beds of Victoria, Australia
D)Mudstones near Giloba, Newyork

8.The diatomaceous earth of tertiary deposits found in California is
A)300 feet thick
B)500 feet thick
C)Over 1000 feet thick
D)Over 1000 feet and below 200feet thick

9. Zosterophyllum is
A)fossil alga
B)fossil Bryophyta
C)fossil pteridophyte
D)fossil gymnosperm

10.  Which is known as fossil bryophyte?
A)Marchantia palmata
B)Riicia fluitans
C)Naiadita lanceolata
D)Marchantia polymorpha

Answers
1. B)165 million years back
2. D)bennittitales
3. B)Crosstheca
4. D)Ginkgoales
5. D)Ptilophyllum
6. D)Pentoxylales
7. C)Silurian beds of Victoria, Australia
8. C)Over 1000 feet thick
9.C)fossil pteridophyte
10. C)Naiadita lanceolata

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