Earthworm MCQ for Entrance Exam

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Questions and Answers of Earthworm

Q1. Nephrostomes are absent in:
A) Integumentary nephridia
B) Septal nephridia
C)  Pharyngeal nephridia
D) Both a and b
Answer: D

Q2. Which of the following is exo-nephric nephridia in earth worm?
A) Septal
B) Pharyngeal
C) Integumentary
D) Protonephridia
Answer: C

Q3. Sub pharyngeal nerves in earth worm are :
A) One pair
B) Two pair
C) Three pair
D) Four pair
Answer: C

Q4. Nephridia are found in Pheretima posthuma in:
A) 1st , 2nd and last segments
B) Only the 1st, 2nd or 3rd segments
C)  The 1st and last segments only
D) The 14th, 15th, and 16th segments
Answer: B

Q5. In earth worm septa are absent in segments:
A) 8-12
B) 17-21
C) 1 – 4
D) 14 – 26
Answer: C

Q6. Number of heart in earth worm is :
A) 1 pair
B) 2 pairs
C) 3 pairs
D) 4 pairs
Answer: D

Q7. Dorsal pores in earthworm are meant for passage of :
A) Coelomic fluid
B ) Blood
C) Waste material
D) Gametes
Answer: A

Q8. The function of clitellum in Pheretima is :
A) Cocoon formation
B) Fertilization
C) Nutrition
D) Copulation
Answer: A

Q9. What is common in man and earthworm ?
A) Ammonotelic
B) Uricotelic
C) Ureotelic
D) Nephrotelic
Answer: C

Q10. The female genital aperture in earthworm is present ventrally in the segment:
A) 18th
B) 14th
C) 12th
D) 10th
Answer: B

Q11. Seminal vesicles in earthworm are present along the segments:
A) 9-10
B) 10-11
C) 11-12
D) 12-13
Answer: C

Q12. Gizzard in an earth worm serves for:
A) Crushing food
B ) Excretion
C) Secreting slime
D) Absorbing digested food
Answer: A

Q13. Chromophil cells in earthworm are concerned with the secretion of :
A) Amylase
B) Protease
C) Lipase
D) Cocoon
Answer: B

Q14. Setae in earthworm is absent in
A) First, last and clitellar region
B) Second segment
C) Ninth segment
D) Clitellar region only
Answer: A

Q15. Earthworm is kept in 40% KOH for long time . The structure left intact is
A) Setae
B) Sand particles
C) Spermathecae
D) Circular muscles
Answer: A

Q16. Porphyrin of earthworm is found in
A) Cuticle
B) Epidermis
C) Circular muscles
D) Longitudinal muscles
Answer: C

Q17. Chloragogen cells of earthworm are analogous to vertebrate
A) Lungs
B) Liver
C) Gut
D) Kidney
Answer: B

Q18. The calciferous glands in earthworm are found in
A) Buccal chamber
B) Gizzard
C) Stomach
D) Intestine
Answer: C

Q19. The oviducts of earthworm penetrate the septum
A) 10/11
B) 12/13
C) 13/14
D) 14/15
Answer: C

Q20. Spermathecae in earthworm represents
A) Male reproductive organ
B) Female reproductive organ
C)  Male reproductive organ
D) Female reproductive organ
Answer: B

FAQS On Earthworm

Last segment of earthworm is called


Origin of nephridia in earthworm is


Terminal ducts of septal nephridia of earthworm open in

Paired septal excretory canal

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