Quiz on Branches of Biology

Biology, the word comes from Greek bios meaning life and logos meaning thought or science of, can be defined as the study of various aspects of living beings (animals and plants). It is the study of life from the simplest forms of plants and animals to highly complex structures of human beings, Biology is also called life science as it makes to understand how living things perform their activities and interact with the other living things. Main branches of biology are botany, zoology and microbiology. Pure biology is concerned with gaining fundamental knowledge of the subject and studied only for better understanding of natural phenomenon. It has no direct practical application in human welfare (e.g taxonomy). Applied biology is related to well bring of man kind and is directly beneficial economically. Some of them are agriculture, biotechnology, sericulture, bioinformatics etc. 

1. Evolutionary history of an organism is known as
Ontogeny
Ancestry
Palaeontology
Phylogeny
2. Employment of hereditary principles in the improvement of human race is
Ethology
Euphenics
Eugenics
Euthenics
3. The study of internal characteristics of an organism
morphology
anatomy
histology
systematics
4. The branch of biology that deals with the a study of flowers is


Anthology

Agrostology
Algology
Planktology
5. The branch of biology that deals with the a study of pollen grains and spores
Pollenology
sporology
Palynology
Phytology
6. The branch of biology that deals with the a study of medicinal plants
Pharmacognosy
Pharmacology
Phycology
Phytoethenology
7. Phytogeography deals with
the study of plants and animals
the study distribution of plants and animals on earth
the study distribution of plants on earth
All of these
8. The branch of biology that deals with the a study of soils is
Geology
Pedology
Silicology
Pomology
9. The branch of biology that deals with the a study of living organisms in space
Exobiology
Endo biology
Extraterrestrial biology
None of these
10. The branch of biology that deals with the a study of grass plants
Anthology
Pomology
Agrostology
Arboriculture
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