Animal Physiology MCQs Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

1. The endoskeleton is primarily made up of how many types of tissues?
a. One
b. Two
c. Three
d. Four
Answer: b. Two

2. Which of the following cartilage is present on the end of long bones?
a. Hyaline cartilage
b. Fibrous cartilage
c. Calcified cartilage
d. Elastic cartilage
Answer: a. Hyaline cartilage

3. In which of these moulting of exoskeleton occurs from time to time during the growth period?
a. Mounting
b. Molding
c. Ecdysis
d. None of these
Answer: c. Ecdysis

4. The cranium consists of how many bones?
a. 20
b. 10
c. 8
d. 2
Answer: c. 8

5. How many pairs of ribs are there that articulate with the thoracic vertebrae?
a. 24
b. 12
c. 11
d. 15
Answer: b. 12

6. The shoulder or pectoral girdle is composed of:
a. Scapula and clavicle
b. Pubis, femur
c. Tibia, fibula, patella
d. Pelvis, coccyx, carpals
Answer: a. Scapula and clavicle

7. Which of the following covers over 100 different types of inflammatory diseases that damage joints?
a. Microcephaly
b. Osteoarthritis
c. Osteoporosis
d. Arthritis
Answer: d. Arthritis

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8. Which of the following is NOT the enzyme of the digestive system?
a. Enterokinase
b. Amylase
c. Enterogasterone
d. Trypsin
Answer: c. Enterogasterone

9. Mainly secretin stimulates the production of:
a. Saliva
b. Gastrin
c. Pancreatic juice
d. Bile
Answer: c. Pancreatic juice

10. Crypts of Lieberkuhn are:
a. Coiled tubular gland
b. Simple tubular gland
c. Compound gland
d. Simple alveolar gland
Answer: b. Simple tubular gland

11. Brunner’s glands are found in:
a. Submucosa of the duodenum
b. Mucosa of the intestine
c. Liver
d. Mucosa of the duodenum
Answer: a. Submucosa of the duodenum

12. Histamine secreting cells are found in:
a. Connective tissue
b. Nervous tissue
c. Areolar tissue
d. Lungs
Answer: a. Connective tissue

13. Open vascular system is absent in:
a. Housefly
b. Cockroach
c. Silverfish
d. Earthworm
Answer: d. Earthworm

14. Which of the following are amniotes?
a. Chondrichthyes, Osteichthyes, Amphibia
b. Reptilia, Aves, Amphibia
c. Amphibia, Aves, Mammals
d. Reptilia, Aves, Mammals
Answer: d. Reptilia, Aves, Mammals

15. Which of the following animals is not a tetrapod?
a. Snake
b. Cow
c. Mantis shrimp
d. Humans
Answer: c. Mantis shrimp

16. The spiders’ blood is blue due to the presence of:
a. Haemoglobin
b. Hemerythrin
c. Haemocyanin
d. Cytoglobin
Answer: c. Haemocyanin

17. The largest cell in the human body is:
a. Macrophage
b. Ovum
c. Granule cell
d. None of these
Answer: b. Ovum

18. Which of the following is a diploblastic animal?
a. Crabs
b. Hydra
c. Leach
d. Earthworm
Answer: b. Hydra

19. The dental formula for adult human beings is:
a. 2133/2133
b. 2103/2103
c. 2123/2123
d. 0123/0123
Answer: c. 2123/2123

20. Major protein in the thick filaments of skeletal muscle fibre is:
a. Actin
b. Tropomyosin
c. Troponin
d. Myosin
Answer: d. Myosin

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