Biology MCQ on Penicillium for NEET and Medical Exam 2021

MCQ on Penicillium: Biology is one of the most important and vital sections in NEET. It includes theories, descriptions, discoveries, diagrams, definitions, explanation of differences and relations. Most of the concepts covered in the NEET syllabus are from the NCERT syllabus of Class 11 & 12. Other related sources make up for the rest of the syllabus.

MCQ on Penicillium

In this post we are providing you MCQ on Penicillium, which will be beneficial for you in upcoming NEET, AIIMS, JIPMER, PGIMER, CBSE Board, ICSE Board, Class 12th, 11th.

MCQ on Penicillium

Q1. Which one of the following is known as blue mould?
a) Penicillium
b) Rhizopus
c) Mucor
d) Aspergillus

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(a) Penicillium

Q2. Penicillium camemberti and Penicillium roqueforti are known for ________.
a) causing disease to animals
b) causing disease to plants
c) imparting flavour to cheese
d) none of the above

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(c) imparting flavour to cheese

Q3. The fruiting body (ascocarp) of Penicillium is ________.
a) Apothecium
b) Cleistothecium
c) Perithecium
d) Acrostroma

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(b) Cleistothecium

Q4. Asexual spores produced terminally on hyphae are called ________.
a) Meiospores
b) Anthospores
c) Sporangiophores
d) Conidia

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(d) Conidia.

Q5. Filaments of fungi, which have thread-like appearance are called ________.
a) Hyphae
b) Sporangium
c) Conidia
d) Mycorrhiza

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(a) Hyphae

Q6. Which of the following is true about conidiophores of Penicillium?
a) binucleate and colourless
b) binucleate and pigmented
c) multicellular and branched
d) Uninucleate and colourless

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(c) multicellular and branched

Q7. Penicillium belongs to ________.
a) Deuteromycetes
b) Phycomycetes
c) Ascomycetes
d) Basidiomycetes

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(c) Ascomycetes

Q8. Penicillium is used in the production of ________.
a) antibiotics
b) cheese fermentation
c) both (a) and (b)
d) none of the above

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(c) both (a) and (b)

Q9. No. of ascospores formed in each ascus of Penicillium is ________.
a) 4
b) 8
c) 12
d) 16

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(b) 8

Q10. Formation of dikaryon is characteristic of ________.
a) Phycomycetes
b) Basidiomycetes
c) Ascomycetes
d) Both (b) and (c)

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(a) Both (b) and (c)  

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