LSE – 09 (ANIMAL DIVERSITY – I) frequently asked important questions


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Unit – 1

  1. Viruses: A Borderline case between living and non – living things. P-15
  2. Differences between Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes. P-20
  3. Five kingdom classification with their characteristics proposed by Whittaker. P-24

Unit – 2

  1. Locomotors organelles of Protozoans. P-33
  2. Describe the different types of Pseudopodia with an example. P-35
  3. Describe the contractile vacuole in Protozoans. P-37
  4. Reproduction of Protozoa with a diagram. P-38
  5. Name the protozoans and the diseases caused by them. P-50
  6. Sexual phase of the life history of Plasmodium.
    The life cycle of malarial parasite in mosquito and human hosts. P-51
  7. Differences – Cilia and Flagella. P-49
  8. The life cycle of Trypanosome. P-49

Unit – 3

  1. Characteristics of Metazoa. P-59
  2. Body cavity and coelom (Process of celom formation in animals). P-65
  3. What do you understand by true and false coelom?
  4. Differences – Protostomes and Deuterostomes. P-76
  5. Explain the three theories of the origin of metazoa.
  6. Derivatives of the three germ layers. P-64


Unit – 4

  1. Coral Reefs. P-20
  2. The life cycle of Obelia. P-14
  3. Characteristics features of Cnidaria, Ctenophora, Platyhelminthes, Nematoda.
  4. Cross section of planarian through its pharyngeal region. P-26
  5. Tacnia solium’s mature protoglottid. P-31

Unit – 5

  1. The coelom. P-42
  2. Characteristics features of Annelida. P-42
  3. The digestive system of leech. P-50
  4. Differences between Polychaeta and Oligochaeta.
  5. Mouthparts of cockroach, butterfly, honeybee.
  6. Characteristic features of Onychophora or affinities of its.
  7. Differences between – Nematoda and Annelida.

Unit – 6

  1. Water vascular system of starfish. P-133
  2. Process of formation of torsion in gastropods. P-113
  3. Terminal questions. P-143
  4. Characters of class Cephalopoda. P-125
  5. Blood circulation in gastropod. P-119

Unit – 7

  1. Polymorphism in Cnidaria.
  2. Polymorphism in insecta (Honeybee, Termites).
  3. Difference:
    a) Gastrozooids and Dactylozooids,
    b) Polyp and Medusa.


Unit – 8

  1. Locomotion in Annelida and Echinodermata.

Unit – 9

  1. Excretion in Non – Chordates. P-58
  2. Feeding and digestion in Annelids. P-42

Unit – 10

  1. Respiratory Pigments. P-85
  2. Open and closed type of circulatory system. P-88

Unit – 11

  1. Platyhelminthes nervous system. P-102

Unit – 12

  1. Hormonal mechanism of molting and metamorphosis in insects. P-130

Unit – 13 ***

  1. A sexual reproduction in non-chordates. P-136
  2. Budding and Fission. P-139
  3. Strobilation. P-140
  4. Epitoky. P-143
  5. Patterns of sexual reproduction in non-chordates. P-150
  6. Hermaphroditism. P-156
  7. Parthenogenesis. P-157


Unit – 14

  1. Adaptative radiation in Polychaeta. P-14
  2. Respiration in molluscu. P-32
  3. Migration of Insects. P-39
  4. Colonial forms:
    a) Among Protozoans. P-6
    b) Among Metazoans. P-7
  5. Filter feeding.

Unit – 15

  1. Taxis and Kinesis. P-45
  2. Biological clock. P-47
  3. Social organization in insects. P-61
  4. Round and waggle dances in honey bees. P-54
  5. Communication behavior in animals. P-49
  6. Courtship behavior. P-56
  7. Parasitism –
    a) Types of parasites,
    b) Effects of parasitism of parasites. P-64

Unit – 16

  1. Terminal Que. P-1,3,4
  2. Pests of Stored Grains, Sugarcane, Rice etc.
  3. Three species of locusts in India. P-92
  4. Insects of Medical Importance.

Unit – 17

  1. Non- chordates yielding food Honey –
    a) Composition of Honey,
    b) How is honey produced.
  2. Life cycle of Bombyx mori. P-119
  3. Pearl formation. P-123

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