MCQ On Animal Physiology

Animal physiology is an important topic to understand as humans share significant physiological functions with other members of the animal kingdom. We can even trace back specific cellular processes and functions to ancient unicellular organisms that lived billions of years ago. Our rendition of MCQ on animal physiology is designed to help students understand and recall important concepts and topics of animal physiology.

Animal Physiology MCQs

  1. Where are histamine-secreting cells found?
    1. Nervous tissue
    2. Connective tissue
    3. Areolar tissue
    4. None of the above
  2. What is collagen?
    1. Fat
    2. Protein
    3. Carbohydrate
    4. None of the above
  3. Where are Haversian canals found?
    1. Humerus
    2. Medula
    3. Vili
    4. None of the above
  4. Open vascular system is usually found in _________
    1. Crabs
    2. Monkeys
    3. Crows
    4. Humans
  5. Which of the following is an amniote?
    1. Leaf green tree frog
    2. Japanese giant salamander
    3. Crow
    4. None of the above
  6. An example of a tetrapod is
    1. Flesh fly
    2. Blue-ringed octopus
    3. Hummingbird
    4. Tarantula
  7. One of the following animals is not a tetrapod.
    1. Snake
    2. Cow
    3. Mantis shrimp
    4. Humans
  8. _________ are modern-day descends of theropod dinosaurs.
    1. Birds
    2. Lions
    3. Panther
    4. Bears
  9. ___________use book lungs to breathe
    1. Earthworms
    2. Scorpions
    3. Fish
    4. None of the above
  10. Typically, spiders’ blood is blue due to the presence of _________
    1. haemoglobin
    2. hemerythrin
    3. Haemocyanin
    4. None of the above
  11. Humans have ____ bones in the vertebrate column
    1. 52
    2. 33
    3. 32
    4. 53
  12. What are osteocytes?
    1. A type of white blood cell
    2. A type of bone cell
    3. A type of brain cell
    4. None of the above
  13. Which is the largest cell in the human body?
    1. Macrophage
    2. Ovum
    3. Granule cell
    4. None of the above
  14. Which among the following is a diploblastic organism?
    1. Hydra
    2. Crabs
    3. Squid
    4. Earthworm
  15. The dental formula for an adult human is
    1. 2123/2123
    2. 2133/2133
    3. 2103/2103
    4. 0123/0123

Answer Key

1 b
2 b
3 a
4 a
5 c
6 c
7 c
8 a
9 b
10 c
11 b
12 b
13 b
14 a
15 a

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