Multiple Choice Quiz on Earthworm

This quiz is designed to assess your basic knowledge in ‘Earthworm’. Questions come under ‘medium’ category. Choose the best answer from the four options given. When you've finished answering as many of the questions as you can, scroll down to the bottom of the page and check your answers by clicking 'Get score'. Percentage score will be displayed along with right answers.
1. The colour of body in earthworm is brown due to presence of
2. Salivary gland in earthworm is found in
pharyngeal wall
ventral wall of buccal cavity
dorsal wall of buccal cavity
none of the above
3. Earthworm have no skeleton but during burrowing, the anterior end becomes turgid and acts as a hydraulic skeleton .It is due to
gut peristalsis
coelomic fluid
4. Body of earthworm is divided into how many similar segments which are called metameres or somites?
60 -120
100 -120
120 - 140
120 or more
5. Spermathecae in earthworm is
for storage of sperms obtained from male earthworm during copulation and used in future
for producing sperms
bone of these
6. Microvilli of intestine epithelium are similar in function with
hepatic caecae in cockroarch
Malpighian tubules in cockroach
hepatic caecae in cockroarch
typhlosole in earhthworm
7. Earthworms are hermaphrodite and reproduce primarily by
self fertlization
cross fertilization
none of these
8. In earthworm gizzard is found in
8th segment
8-13 segment
8-11 segment
27 th segment
9. Which of the following nephridia are not found in earthworm?
macro nephridia
septal nephridia
phayngeal nephridia
integumentary nephridia
10. Which one of the following species of earthworm is not recommended for vermicomposting?
Eudrilus eugeniae
Eisenia fetida
Pheretima posthuma
Perionyx excavatus
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