Multiple Choice Quiz on Plant Tissue Culture

Tissue culture
This biotechnology quiz is designed to assess your basic knowledge in ‘Plant Tissue Culture’. 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. Totipotency means
flowering in culture medium
development of fruit from a flower in a culture
development of an organ from a cell in culture medium
all of these
2. Haploid plants can be obtained from
bud culture
leaf culture
root culture
anther culture
3. In tissue culture medium, the embryoids formed from pollen grains is due to
cellular totipotency
double fertlization
test tube culture
4. In plant tissue culture, which of the following shows totipotency?
sieve tube
xylem vessel
5. In tissue culture of parenchyma, mitosis is accelerated in the presence of
auxin only
cytokinin only
auxin and cytokinin
auxin and gibberellin
6. In plant tissue culture, the callus tissues can be regenerated into complete plantlets primarily by altering the concentration of
amino acids
7. A major application of embryo culture is in
clonal propagation
production of embryoids
overcoming hybridisation barriers
induction of somaclonal variations
8. The problem of necrosis and gradual senescence while performing tissue culture can be overcome by
spraying auxins
spraying cytokinins
suspension culture
9. The final stage in the tissue culture programme before the new plants are taken out for cultivation in the fields is known as
10. Somaclonal variation appears in plants
growing in polluted soil or water
exposed to gamma rays
raised in tissue culture
transformed by recombinant DNA technology
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