Animal Kingdom: NEET MCQ Questions [150+ Solved]

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1. The body cavity formed by the splitting of the mesoderm is called
(a) pseudocoelom
(b) coelom
(c) haemocoel
(d) blastocoel

(b) coelom

2. Pseudocoelom is found in
(a) cnidaria
(b) Platyhelminthes
(c) nematodes
(d) annelids

(c) nematodes

3. The body of the tapeworm is said to be
(a) unsegmented
(b) pseudo segmented
(c) metamerically segmented
(d) none of these

(b) pseudo segmented

4. Which of the following cells are found in Porifera only?
(a) choanocytes
(b) cnidoblasts
(c) sensory cells
(d) gland cells

(a) choanocytes

5. Which of the following is found in sponges only?
(a) mesoglea
(b) nerve cells
(c) one exit
(d) numerous inlets

(d) numerous inlets

6. Choanocytes are found in
(a) outer epithelium
(b) inner epithelium
(c) mesoglea
(d) spongocoel

(b) inner epithelium

7. Coelenterates differ from other metazoans in having
(a) nematocysts
(b) gemmules
(c) radial symmetry
(d) polymorphism

(a) nematocysts

8. Which of the following does not have a medusa stage?
(a) jellyfish
(b) hydra
(c) obelia
(d) corals

(b) hydra

9. Which of the following level of organization is found in coelenterates?
(a) cellular
(b) tissue
(c) organ
(d) organ system

(b) tissue

10. The cavity present in Hydra is called
(a) haemocoel
(b) coelom
(c) blastocoel
(d) coelenteron

(d) coelenteron

11. Haemocoel is present in
(a) flatworms
(b) roundworms
(c) segmented worms
(d) insects

(d) insects

12. Excretion in flatworms is by
(a) malpighian tubule
(b) nephridia
(c) flame cells
(d) nephrons

(c) flame cells

13. A triploblastic, unsegmented animal with complete alimentary canal could be a
(a) roundworm
(b) Planaria
(c) liver fluke
(d) Hydra

(a) roundworm

14. The tapeworm takes its food by
(a) suckers
(b) mouth
(c) scolex
(d) skin

(d) skin

15. Nematodes are not found in
(a) soil
(b) freshwater
(c) seawater
(d) none of these

(d) none of these

16. The alimentary canal of nematodes has
(a) only mouth
(b) only anus
(c) mouth and anus
(d) no intestine

(c) mouth and anus

17. Which animal shows locomotion by setae?
(a) roundworm
(b) earthworm
(c) leech
(d) tapeworm

(b) earthworm

18. The coral reef is formed by
(a) echinoderms
(b) coelenterates
(c) molluscs
(d) shells

(b) coelenterates

19. The common name of Sepia is
(a) dogfish
(b) silverfish
(c) cuttlefish
(d) flyingfish

(c) cuttlefish

20. Which of the following has an ink gland?
(a) cuttlefish
(b) hydra
(c) snail
(d) oyster

(a) cuttlefish

21. The radially symmetrical, diploblastic animals belong to the phylum
(a) Porifera
(b) Coelenterata
(c) Platyhelminthes
(d) Echinodermata

(b) Coelenterata

22. A pearl oyster belongs to the class
(a) Asteroidea
(b) lamellibranchia
(c) Gastropoda
(d) Cephalopoda

(b) lamellibranchia

23. Which animal has a modified mantle cavity to expel water with force?
(a) snail
(b) oyster
(c) squid
(d) chiton

(c) squid

24. A characteristic feature of insects is
(a) antennae
(b) 3 pairs of legs
(c) 1 pair of compound eyes
(d) 2 pairs of wings

(b) 3 pairs of legs

25. Which of the following is an insect?
(a) spider
(b) mite
(c) daphnia
(d) silverfish

(d) silverfish

26. Which of the following groups do not have the antennae?
(a) crustacea
(b) myriapoda
(c) insecta
(d) arachnida

(d) arachnida

27. An animal that has 1 pair of jointed legs on each segment is
(a) centipede
(b) millipede
(c) prawn
(d) Nereis

(a) centipede

28. Locomotion in starfish is with the help of
(a) spines
(b) feet
(c) water vascular system
(d) tentacles

(c) water vascular system

29. Which of the following is a fish?
(a) cuttlefish
(b) seahorse
(c) starfish
(d) silverfish

(b) seahorse

30. Which of the following is an echinoderm?
(a) sea urchin
(b) sea lion
(c) octopus
(d) oyster

(a) sea urchin

31. Which of the group is only marine?
(a) coelenterata
(b) mollusca
(c) porifera
(d) echinodermata

(d) echinodermata

32. Chordates may not have a
(a) vertebral column
(b) dorsal nerve cord
(c) gill slits
(d) notochord

(a) vertebral column

33. Which one is not a feature of Agnatha?
(a) parasites
(b) jawless mouth
(c) paired fins
(d) horny teeth

(c) paired fins

34. Which one of the following is not a bony fish?
(a) dogfish
(b) sea horse
(c) flying fish
(d) rohu

(a) dogfish

35. A shark does not have
(a) gill slits
(b) swim bladder
(c) placoid scales
(d) ventral mouth

(b) swim bladder

36. Which one of the following has a four-chambered heart?
(a) frog
(b) snake
(c) crocodile
(d) lizard

(c) crocodile

37. Which one of the following has a four-chambered heart?
(a) frog
(b) snake
(c) crocodile
(d) lizard

(c) crocodile

38. Which one of the following is a cold-blooded animal?
(a) cat
(b) ostrich
(c) lizard
(d) penguin

(c) lizard

39. Which one of the following is characteristic of mammals only?
(a) warm-blooded
(b) 4-chambered heart
(c) pinna
(d) Limbs with 5 toes

(c) pinna

40. Whale belongs to the group
(a) Edentata
(b) cetacea
(c) Carnivora
(d) Rodentia

(b) cetacea

41. The most primitive placental mammal is
(a) Platypus
(b) bat
(c) shrew
(d) mice

(c) shrew

42. The lateral line system of sense organs is found only in
(a) birds
(b) bats
(c) sharks
(d) snakes

(c) sharks

43. Man belongs to the group
(a) prosimians
(b) primates
(c) edentates
(d) cetacea

(b) primates

44. Rodents are also known as
(a) hoofed mammals
(b) toothless mammals
(c) gnawing mammals
(d) carnivores

(c) gnawing mammals

45. All hoofed mammals
(a) have horns
(b) are cud-chewing
(c) are herbivores
(d) have four-chambered stomach

(c) are herbivores

46. Which of the following is a characteristic feature of sponges?
(a) Tissue level of organization
(b) Presence of Ostia
(c) Extracellular digestion
d) Indirect development

(b) Presence of Ostia

47. Collar cells are found in
(a) Sponges
(b) roundworms
(c) earthworm
(d) spider

(a) Sponges

48. The canal system is the characteristic feature of
(a) Arthropods
(b) Mollusca
(c) sponges
(d) echinoderms

(c) sponges

49. Which of the following phylum animals are mostly found in marine water but few are in freshwater
(a) Annelida
(b) Porifera
(c) Mollusca
(d) Chordata

(b) Porifera

50. Skeleton is made up of _ in Porifera
(a) Spicules
(b) Spongin
(c) Both a and b
(d) Chitin

(c) Both a and b

51. The cavity of coelenterates is called
(a) cavity
(b) coelom
(c) coelenteron
(d) all above

(b) coelom

52. Find the odd
(a) Sea fan
(b) sea horse
(c) sea cucumber
(d) sea lily

(b) sea horse

53. Which animal has a cylindrical form
(a) Physalia
(b) Admsia
(c) Hydra
(d) b & c

(d) b & c

54. Which animal is umbrella-shaped and free-swimming
(a) Aurelia
(b) Jelly-fish
(c) Hydra
(d) a & b

(d) a & b

55. Which of the following is rightly matched?
(a) Physalia – Portuguese man of war
(b) pennatula – sea fan
(c) Adamsia – sea-pen
(d) aorgonia – sea anemone

(a) Physalia – Portuguese man of war

56. Corals have a skeleton composed of
(a) CaCO3
(b) CaPO4
(c) CaCl2
(d) CaSiO2

(a) CaCO3

67. Match the item in column I with column II and choose the option showing correctly matched pairs.
I II
(p) porifera (i) spongila
(q) Cnidaria (ii) liver fluke
(r) platyhelminthes (iii) Neris
(s) Annelida (iv) Adamsia

(a) p – (iv), q – (ii), r – (i), s – (iii)
(b) p – (i), q – (iv), r – (ii), s – (iii)
(c) p – (i), q – (iv), r – (iii), s – (ii)
(d) p – (iv), q – (ii), r – (iii), s – (i)

(b) p – (i), q – (iv), r – (ii), s – (iii)

68. Cnidoblasts are used for
(a) Anchorage
(b) Defense
(c) Capture
(d) All of the given

(d) All of the given

69. The gastro-vascular cavity is located in
(a) Earthworm
(b) Hydra
(c) Liver fluke
(d) Ascaris

(b) Hydra

70. The body bears _ external rods of ciliated comb plates in pleurobrachia
(a) Eight
(b) Four
(c) Ten
(d) Sixteen

(a) Eight

71. Ctenophores are commonly known as
(a) Flatworms
(b) Sea walnuts
(c) roundworms
(d) sponges

(b) Sea walnuts

72. The excretory cells, that are found in Platyhelminthes are
(a) Nephridia
(b) Coller cells
(c) Flame cells
(d) all above

(c) Flame cells

73. The function of suckers cell in liver fluke
(a) Defense
(b) Reproduction
(c) Locomotion
(d) Absorb nutrients

(d) Absorb nutrients

74. Ascaris is found in
(a) body cavity
(b) tissue
(c) alimentary canal
(d) lymph nodes

(c) alimentary canal

75. The pseudocoelomate among these is
(a) Porifera
(b) Annelida
(c) Mollusca
(d) Aschelminthes

(d) Aschelminthes

76. Match the fllowing columns and select the option shows correctly matched pairs
Column I Column II
(p) Ascaris (i) Hookworm
(q) Wuchereria (ii) Round worm
(r) Ancylostoma (iii) Flatworms
(s) Tapeworm (iv) Filaria worm

(a) p – (ii), q – (iv), r – (iii), s – (i)
(b) p – (ii), q – (i), r – (iii), s – (iv)
(c) p – (ii), q – (iv), r – (i), s – (iii)
(d) p – (i), q – (ii), r – (iv), s – (iii)

(c) p – (ii), q – (iv), r – (i), s – (iii)

77. Which is correct for earthworm
(a) segments
(b) parapodia
(c) nephridia
(d) all of given

(d) all of given

78. The neural system consists of paired ganglia connected by lateral nerves to double _ in Annelida
(a) ventral nerve cord
(b) dorsal nerve cord
(c) Anterior nerve cord
(d) posterior nerve cord

(a) ventral nerve cord

79. Blood sucking animal is
(a) Neris
(b) Earthworm
(c) a & b
(d) Leech

(d) Leech

80. __ which help in swimming in Annelida.
(a) parapodia
(b) Nephridia
(c) sucker
(d) seaments

(a) parapodia

81. This is the largest phylum of Animals on the earth
(a) Mollusca
(b) Amphibia
(c) Arthropoda
(d) Aves

(c) Arthropoda

82. The body of arthropods is covered by _ exoskeleton
(a) calcium carbonate
(b) calcium sulphate
(c) chitiarous
(d) conchin

(c) chitiarous

83. The respiratory organ in Arthropoda
(a) gill
(b) book gill
(c) tracheal system
(d) all of given

(d) all of given

84. The excretory organ in cockroach is
(a) green gland
(b) malpighian tubules
(c) nephridia
(d) kidney

(b) malpighian tubules

85. The mouth contains a file-like rasping organ for fooding, called _ in Molluscs.
(a) radulla
(b) medulla
(c) Gizzard
(d) teeth

(a) radulla

86. Match the following columns and select the correct option.
Column I Column II
(p) pila (i) Devil fish
(q) Dentalium (ii) ctsiton
(r) chaetopleura (iii) Applo smail
(s) octopus (iv) Tusk shell

(a) p – (ii), q – (iii), r – (iii), s – (iv)
(b) p – (iii), q – (iv), r – (ii), s – (i)
(c) p – (ii), q – (iv), r – (i), s – (iii)
(d) p – (i), q – (ii), r – (iii), s – (iv)

(b) p – (iii), q – (iv), r – (ii), s – (i)

87. In which of the following phyla, while the adult shows radial symmetry, the larva shows bilateral symmetry?
(a) Mollusca
(b) Echinodermata
(c) Arthropoda
(d) Annelida

(b) Echinodermata

88. An excretory system is absent in
(a) Sepia
(b) Crab
(c) Starfish
(d) Earthworm

(c) Starfish

89. Water vascular system which help in
(a) Cocomotion
(b) capture and transport of food
(c) respiration
(d) all above

(d) all above

90. The body is cylindrical and composed of __ in Hemichordata
(a) Proboscis
(b) collar
(c) trunk
(d) all the above

(d) all the above

91. Choose correct option for in Hemichordata
(a) circulatory system – open
Respiration – gills
Excretory system – proboscis gland
(b) circulatory system – close
Pespiration – gills
Excretory system – green gland
(c) circulatory system – open
Respiration – gills
Excretory system – kideny
(d) circulatory system – open
Respiration – lungs
Excretory system – proboscis gland

(a) circulatory system – open Respiration – gills Excretory system – proboscis gland

92. Into how many sub-phylum Chordata is divided?
(a) two
(b) four
(c) six
(d) three

(d) three

93. The notochord is replaced by a __ vertebral column in chordata
(a) cartilaginous
(b) bony
(c) both of a & b
(d) none of those

(c) both of a & b

94. Notochord is present only in larval tail
(a) urochordata
(b) cephalochordata
(c) vertebrata
(d) protochordates

(a) urochordata

95. Vertebrates have a ventral muscular heart with _ chambers
(a) two
(b) three
(c) four
(d) all above

(d) all above

96. _ have a sucking and circular mouth without jaws
(a) lamprey
(b) scoliodon
(c) catla
(d) rohu

(a) lamprey

97. Larve of _ after metamorphosis return to the ocean
(a) scoliodon
(b) shark
(c) lamprcy
(d) catla

(c) lamprcy

98. Chondrichthyes is characterized by
(a) ventral mouth
(b) placoid scale
(c) ctenoid scale and ventral mouth
(d) placoid scale and ventral mouth

(d) placoid scale and ventral mouth

99. Air bladder is absent in
(a) Dog fish
(b) catla
(c) Pohu
(d) flying fish

(a) Dog fish

100. Sea horse is
(a) a bird
(b) a mammal
(c) an amphibian
(d) a fish

(d) a fish

101. Terminal mouth occur in
(a) catla
(b) Electric ray
(c) shark
(d) stingray

(a) catla

102. Which of the following is oviparous fish?
(a) shark
(b) sea horse
(c) catla
(d) all the above

(d) all the above

103. The scaleless vertebrate is
(a) snake
(b) Rohu
(c) shark
(d) rat

(d) rat

104. They are cold-blooded animal
(a) horse
(b) sea-horse
(c) bat
(d) crane

(b) sea-horse

105. Amphibia means _
(a) A = amphi = dual, B = bios = life
(b) A = amphi = water, B = bios = life
(c) A = Amphi = single, B = bios = life
(d) A = amphi = land, B = bios = life

(a) A = amphi = dual B = bios = life

106. The limbless amphibians are
(a) Tree fog
(b) Toad
(c) Pana
(d) Ichthyophis

(d) Ichthyophis

107. _ open into a common chamber called the cloaca
(a) Alimentary canal
(b) reproductive tract
(c) urinary
(d) all the above

(d) all the above

108. Choose the correct combination of the given option
(a) Rana – Frog
(b) Ichthyophis – Toad
(c) Hyla – Salamander
(d) salamander – toad

(a) Rana – Frog

109. Which type of Respiratory is/are found in amphibians
(a) gills
(b) lungs
(c) skin
(d) all of the above

(d) all of the above

110. Dry skin with scales or scutes without gland is a characteristic of
(a) Aves
(b) Pisces
(c) Reptilia
(d) mammals

(c) Reptilia

111. A four-chambered heart is not found in
(a) mammals
(b) crocodile
(c) birds
(d) snake

(d) snake

112. They do not have external __ opening in reptilla
(a) Nose
(b) Jaws
(c) Ear
(d) scale

(c) Ear

113. Which animals of the following reptile are poisonous?
(a) Turtle
(b) Tree lizard
(c) Crocodile
(d) krait

(d) krait

114. Choose the correct combination of the given option?
(a) calotes – garden lizard
(b) chameleon – krait
(c) Naja – viper
(d) crocodilus – tortoise

(a) calotes – garden lizard

115. Which of the following is a flightless bird?
(a) pigeon
(b) vulture
(c) parrot
(d) ostrich

(d) ostrich

116. The hind limb generally have _ in Aves
(a) nail
(b) scales
(c) wing
(d) joint skin

(b) scales

117. The hind limbs are modified for _ in Aves
(a) walking
(b) swimming
(c) clasping
(d) all of the above

(d) all of the above

118. Which of the following is present on the skin of the bird
(a) wax gland
(b) oil gland
(c) Hormonal gland
(d) green gland

(b) oil gland

119. Endoskeleton is full A and the long bones are hollow with B in birds
(a) A = cartilage, B = air cavities
(b) A = Bony, B = air cavities
(c) A = Bony, B = air bladder
(d) A = cartilage, B = air balloons

(b) A = Bony, B = air cavities

120. The gizzard is associated with _ in birds
(a) Reproductive system
(b) Digestive system
(c) circulatory system
(d) skeletal system

(b) Digestive system

121. The blood of Aves is
(a) warm
(b) cold
(c) warm and cold
(d) semi worm

(a) warm

123. Which is correct for birds?
(a) Air sacs
(b) Mammary gland
(c) tail
(d) viviparous

(a) Air sacs

124. Air sacs is connected to __ in birds
(a) wings
(b) Bone
(c) lungs
(d) limbs

(c) lungs

125. Mammary gland are found in
(a) Aves
(b) Mammalia
(c) Amphibian
(d) Reptile

(b) Mammalia

126. Which one of the following Mammalia live in water
(a) Bat
(b) platypus
(c) pat
(d) Blue whole

(d) Blue whole

127. Which mammalian have adapted to fly?
(a) fox
(b) penguin
(c) ostrich
(d) all of the above

(b) penguin

128. Different types of teeth are present in the jaw in _
(a) crocodile
(b) snake
(c) Frog
(d) Human

(d) Human

129. Which is correct for Mammalia
(a) A = macropus = kangaroo, B = camelus = cameleon
(b) A = canis = dog, B = fells = cat
(c) A = equus = rat, B = leo = lion
(d) A = camelus = cameleon, B = canis = cat

(b) A = canis = dog, B = fells = cat

130. When any plane passing through the central axis of the body divides the organism into two identical halves, it is called
(a) asymmetrical
(b) radial symmetry
(c) bilateral symmetry
(d) all of the above

(b) radial symmetry

131. The radial symmetry is observed in
I. Platyhelminthes
II. Coelenterates
III. Aschelminthes
IV. Annelids
V. Echinoderms

(a) II, III, and V
(b) I, II, III, V
(c) II, III, I
(d) II and V

(d) II and V

132. All chordates possess
(a) exoskeleton
(b) limbs
(c) skull
(d) axial skeletal rod of the notochord

(d) axial skeletal rod of the notochord

133. A common characteristic of all vertebrates is
(a) presence of skull
(b) division of the body into head, neck, trunk and tail
(c) presence of two pairs of functional appendages
(d) the body is covered with an exoskeleton

(a) presence of skull

134. Pneumatic bones are expected to be found in
(a) pigeon
(b) house lizard
(c) frog’s tadpole
(d) flying fish

(a) pigeon

135. The long bones are hollow and connected by air passages these are characteristics of
(a) mammals
(b) reptiles
(c) birds
(d) all land vertebrates

(c) birds

136. Animals/organisms floating on the surface of the water is
(a) plankton
(b) pelagic
(c) benthos
(d) neritic

(a) plankton

137. Earthworms are
(a) useful
(b) harmful
(c) more useful than harmful
(d) more harmful

(a) useful

138. A chordate character is
(a) gills
(b) spiracles
(c) postanal tail
(d) chitinous exoskeleton

(c) postanal tail

139. Malpighian tubules are
(a) excretory organs of insects
(b) excretory organs of annelids
(c) respiratory organs of insects
(d) respiratory organs of annelids

(a) excretory organs of insects

140. Skin is a respiratory organ in
(a) lizards
(b) birds
(c) primitive mammals
(d) frog

(d) frog

141. Silk thread is obtained from silk moth during
(a) pupal state
(b) larval state
(c) nymph state
(d) adult state

(a) pupal state

142. Flight muscles of birds are attached to
(a) clavicle
(b) keel of sternum
(c) scapula
(d) coracoid

(b) keel of sternum

143. Classification of Porifera is based on
(a) branching
(b) spicules
(c) reproduction
(d) symmetry

(b) spicules

144. Metamorphosis of insects is regulated through hormone
(a) pheromone
(b) thyroxine
(c) ecdysone
(d) All of the above

(c) ecdysone

145. Which one occurs in Echinodermata?
(a) Bilateral symmetry
(b) Radical symmetry
(c) Porous body
(d) Soft skin

(b) Radical symmetry

146. A: Periplaneta americana is nocturnal, omnivorous, household pest
R: It is because it acts as a scavenger
(a) A is true but R is false
(b) A is false but R is true
(c) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(d) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) Both A and R are true and R is correct

147. Bull Frog of India is
(a) Rana tigrina
(b) R. sylvatica
(c) R. ecutesbeiana
(d) R. esculenta

(a) Rana tigrina

148. The cervical vertebrae in humans is
(a) same as in whale
(b) more than that in rabbit
(c) double than that of horse
(d) less than that in giraffe

(a) same as in whale

149. What is common in a whale, bat, and rat?
(a) Absence of neck
(b) Muscular diaphragm between thorax and abdomen
(c) Extra-abdominal testes to avoid high temperature of the body
(d) Presence of external ears

(b) Muscular diaphragm between thorax and abdomen

150. Gorilla, chimpanzee, monkeys, and humans belong to the same
(a) species
(b) genus
(c) family
(d) order

(d) order


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2 thoughts on “Animal Kingdom: NEET MCQ Questions [150+ Solved]”

  1. This questions are very useful for writing the NEET exam to become a future doctors,this questions are very important and we might may be understand about the concept related to the given question and it not much more difficult to attempt these type of questions in NEET examination thank you 😀 👍

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