Biology MCQ on Peroxisomes for NEET and Medical Exam 2021

MCQ on Peroxisomes: 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 Peroxisomes

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

MCQ on Peroxisomes

Q1. _______ enzyme embedded in the peroxisomal membrane is responsible to activate fatty acids before undergoing beta-oxidation.
a) Fatty acid dehydrogenase
b) 3-ketothiolase
c) Acyl- CoA oxidase
d) Acyl – CoA synthase

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Q2. Organelle – Glyoxysomes is involved in ______.
a) conversion of fatty acids to lipids
b) conversion of amino acids to carbohydrates
c) conversion of fatty acids to carbohydrates
d) conversion of amino acids to proteins

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(c) conversion of fatty acids to carbohydrates

Q3. These activities are characteristics of peroxisomes.

I. Catalase activity
II. Possess a glyoxylate cycle
III. Degradation of very long chain fatty acids
IV. Produce dihydrogen
a) I and II 
b) I and III
c) III and IV
d) II and IV

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(b) I and III

Q4. Inside the cell, H2O2 clearance is brought about by ______.
a) Peroxisome with enzyme amino oxidase
b) Glyoxysome with enzyme catalase
c) Peroxisome with enzyme catalase
d) Glyoxysome with enzyme isocitrate lyase

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(c) Peroxisome with enzyme catalase

Q5. ______ organelle is involved in lipid metabolism.
a) RER
b) SER
c) Golgi apparatus
d) Peroxisomes

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(b) SER

Q6. _______ forms the crystalline core inside peroxisome.
a) condensed ammonium chloride
b) salt crystals
c) highly condensed oxidative enzymes
d) collection of phospholipids

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(c) highly condensed oxidative enzymes

Q7. Pick the odd one out in context of their surrounding membrane systems.
a) Mitochondria
b) Chloroplasts
c) Endoplasmic reticulum
d) Nucleus

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(c) Endoplasmic reticulum

Q8. The organelle helping in penetrating of sperm into egg during fertilization is ______.
a) peroxisome
b) nucleus
c) lysosome
d) mitochondrion

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(c) lysosome

Q9. Pick the odd one out.
a) Glycosomes
b) Mitochondria
c) Hydrogenosomes
d) Mitosomes

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(a) Glycosomes

Q10.  The name of the group of proteins in the peroxisomal membrane is ______.
a) Peroxins
b) Transporters
c) Translocation proteins
d) Peroxisomal membrane proteins

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(a) Peroxins

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