Past Papers Plant Systematic Anatomy & Development Theory


Subject: Botany-II (Plant Systematic Anatomy & Development Theory)

Time Allowed: 15 Minutes

Max Marks: 10

NOTE: Attempt this Paper on this Question Sheet only. Please encircle the correct option. Division of marks is given in front of each question. This Paper will be collected back after expiry of time limit mentioned above.


Part-I Encircle the right answer, cutting and overwriting are not allowed. (10)

Chitinous wall is present in

a) Plants b) Bacteria

c) Fungi d) Protists

The system of plant classification proposed by Carolus Linnaeus was artificial because

a) It was based on evolutionary relationship of plants

b) It was based on similarities and differences in floral and other morphological characters only

c) It took into account the physiological facts along with the morphological characters

d) None of these

Synandrous condition is common in the family

a) Umbelliferae b) Rosaceae

c) Malvaceae d) Cucurbitaceae

Tunica Corpus Theory Is Connected With

a) Root Apex b) Root Cap

c) Shoot Apex d) Secondary Growth

Cork cambium and vascular cambium are

a) Parts of secondary xylem and phloem b) Parts of Pericycle

c) Lateral Meristem d) Apical Meristem

As a tree grows alder, which of the following increases more rapidly in thickness?

a) Heart Wood b) Sap Wood

c) Phloem d) Cortex.

All the following plant groups possess phloem parenchyma except

a) Dicots b) Monocots

c) Gymnosperm d) Prteridophytes

8. Wood parenchyma is formed from

a) Fusiform initials b) Ray initials

c) Collenchymas cells d) All of these

α-taxonomy deals with

a) Classical Taxonomy b) Chemotaxonomy

c) Phylogeny d) Experimental Taxonomy

10. Non-essential parts of flowers are

a) Sepals and petals b) Sepals and carpels

c) Sepals and gynoecium d) Androecium and gynoecium



Subject: Botany-II (Plant Systematic Anatomy & Development Theory)

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Max Marks: 50



Part-II  Give Short Answers, Each question carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: Differentiate between racemose and cymose inflorescens

Q#2: Differentiate between Apical and intercalary meristem

Q#3: What are Paracytic and Diactyic stomata

Q#4: Differentiate between fibrous tap roots and tuberous tap roots

Q#5: Differentiate between Pinnate and Palmate compound leaves

Q#6: Give botanical names of four plants of family Ranunculaceae

Q#7: Give the composition of secondary wall

Q#8: What is Collenchyma? Give its two functions

Q#9: Differentiate between natural and artificial system of classification

Q#10: What are Pits? Give their functions


Part-II  Give Long Answers, Each question carries equal marks. (30)

Q#1: Define classification. Discuss Benthum and Hooker system of classification in detail

Q#2: What is meristem? Describe organization of cells in root apical meristem.

Q#3: Describe the various types of simple tissues and their functions.