Biology MCQs: Structural Organization in Plants

Multiple Choice Questions on Fruits

1. A fruit is best defined as
a) ripened ovule enclosing one or more seeds
b) ripened ovary enclosing one or more seeds
c) ripened endosperm enclosing one or more seeds
d) ripened nucellus enclosing one or more seeds

2. A true fruit is the one where
a) only ovary of the flower develops into fruit
b) ovary and calyx of the flower develops into fruit
c) ovary, calyx and thalamus of the flower develops into fruit
d) all floral whorls of the flower develops into fruit

3. Arrange the following in correct order
1. apple—-A) drupe
2. pea—-B) hespiridium
3. orange—-C) legume
4. mango—- D) pome
a) 1-A, 2-C, 3-D, 4-B
b) 1-D, 2-B, 3-A, 4-C
c) 1-D, 2-C, 3-B, 4-A
d) 1-B, 2-C, 3-A, 4-C

4. The edible fleshy part of mango is called
a) pericarp
b) mesocarp
c) endocarp
d) epicarp

5. Ovary wall gives rise to
a) fruit wall
b) seed coat
c) mesocarp
d) endocarp

6. Development of fruits without fertilization is called
a) apospory
b) parthenogenesis
c) parthenocarpy
d) polygamy

7. The water of coconut is
a) liquid mesocarp
b) liquid endocarp
c) degenerated liquid endosperm
d) liquid nucellus

8. The fruit of rice and wheat is called
a) achene
b) siliqua
c) follicle
d) caryopsis

9. In tomato, fruit is a
a) drupe
b) berry
c) pepo
d) pome

10. Arrange the following in correct order
1. lometum —-A)fig
2. regma —–B)groundnut
3. sorosis—–C)castor
4. syconus—D)pine apple
a) 1-A, 2-C, 3-D, 4-B
b) 1-B, 2-D, 3-A, 4-C
c) 1-C, 2-A, 3-D, 4-B
d) 1-B, 2-C, 3-D, 4-A

Answers
1. b) ripened ovary enclosing one or more seeds
2. a) only ovary of the flower develops into fruit
3. c) 1-D, 2-C, 3-B, 4-A
4. b) mesocarp
5. a) fruit wall
6. c) parthenocarpy
7. d) liquid nucellus
8. d) caryopsis
9. b) berry
10. d) 1-B, 2-C, 3-D, 4-A

1 Comment
  1. Jaina 4 years ago

    In Q3 intine is composed of cellulose and pectin not lipid and protein

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