Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) on Wheat Botany

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) on Wheat Botany

Question 1: What is the common name for Triticum aestivum?

a) Macaroni wheat

b) Emmer wheat

c) Bread wheat

d) Khapali wheat

Answer: c) Bread wheat

Question 2: Which wheat species is known for its suitability in making suji, Kurdaya, and sphagetti?

a) Triticum aestivum

b) Triticum dicoccum

c) Triticum durum

d) Triticum monococcum

Answer: c) Triticum durum

Question 3: How many species of wheat are recognized as economically important in India?

a) One

b) Two

c) Three

d) Four

Answer: c) Three

Question 4: Which root system of wheat arises from the embryo at the time of seed germination?

a) Permanent root system

b) Crown root system

c) Seminal root system

d) Adventitious root system

Answer: c) Seminal root system

Question 5: What is the botanical term for the flowering portion of the wheat plant?

a) Culm

b) Spikelet

c) Ear

d) Rachis

Answer: c) Ear

Question 6: How many nodes does the wheat stem generally have?

a) 3-4

b) 5-7

c) 8-10

d) 11-12

Answer: b) 5-7

Question 7: What is the botanical term for the thin upright membranous projection at the upper end of a wheat leaf sheath?

a) Ligule

b) Auricle

c) Blade

d) Rachis

Answer: a) Ligule

Question 8: At what time does anthesis (flowering) typically take place in wheat crops?

a) Early morning

b) Noon

c) Afternoon

d) Evening

Answer: b) Noon

Question 9: What is the shape of a wheat grain?

a) Spherical

b) Oval

c) Rectangular

d) Triangular

Answer: b) Oval

Question 10: Which part of the wheat grain contains the embryo, bran, and endosperm?

a) Brush

b) Convex side

c) Flat side

d) Caryopsis

Answer: d) Caryopsis


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