Multiple Choice & Fill in The Blanks of Nomenclature

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

I. Specie name is mostly:

(a) Noun (b) Adjective (c) Article (d) None

2. The person who first describes a new species and gives it a name becomes:

(a) Author (b) Authority (c) Botanist (d) None

3. The original type specimen of a species which has been indicated by the author is known as:

(a) Lectotype (b) holotype (c) Neotypc (d) lsotypes

4. The specimens which have been referred by the author as similar to the type specimen are known as:

(a ) paratypes (b) holotype (c) Ncritype (d) lsotypes

Answers:

1.(b)

2.(b)

3.(b)

4.(a)

Fill In The Blanks


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         1. The specie name is mostly……..

        2. Whenever a new plant is discovered it is described as a ………species.

  1. The person who first describes a new species and gives it a name becomes the……for that specie.

  2. The specimen on which a new species is based is preserved as the……….specimen of that specie.

  3. The original type specimen of a species which has been indicated by the author is known as………

  4. The specimens which have been referred by the author as similar…………

Answers:

I. adjective        2. new                3 authority

4. type               5. holotype         6. paratypes

 

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