Department of Zoology at ANDC/Assignments on Non-Chordata/PRACTICE PAPER 1

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Q. 1.Differentiate between the following pair of terms:

a) Trophic form and Minuta form
b) Hydrozoan polyp and Coral polyp
c) Nematocysts and Trichocysts
d) Nephridia and Coelomoducts
e) True Metamerism and Pseudometamerism
f) Nymph and naiad

Q 2.Give Location and Functions:

a) Volutin Granules
b) Rhabdites
c) Colloblasts
d) Utriculi majores
e) Corpora Cardiaca
f) Eleocytes

Q 3. Define the Following:

a) Gastrovascular cavity
b) Strobilation
c) Haemolymph
d) Phlebotomy
e) Dissogeny
f) Polyembryony

Q 4. Give one Word for the Following:

a) Parasite in Blood plasma of Vertebrates
b) Sponge used as a gift in marriages
c) A hydrozoan coral
d) Polypoid Stage of Jelly Fish
e) Worm with a copepod as a secondary host

Q 5. Describe briefly the Sexual Reproduction in Paramecium.

Q 6. Discuss the various theories of Locomotion in Sarcodina.

Q 7. Give a Detailed Account of Canal System In Poriferans. Add a Note on the Significance of Canal System.

Q 8. Explain the Phenomenon of Polymorphism in Siphonophora.

Q 9. Describe the structure of different coral reefs in detail.

Q 10. Write Briefly about the Excretion and the Excretory structures in Oligochaeta.

Q 11. Discuss the Adaptive Radiation in Polychaeta with respect to their nutrition.

Q 12. Explain the life cycle, and pathogenicity of Ascaris lumbricoides or Trypanosona gambiense.

Q 13. Write Short Notes on the Following:

a) Parasitic Adaptations in Fasciola.
b) Structural organization of Ctenophora.
c) Trilobitomorpha.
d) Parasitic Nematodes.
e) Vision in Arthropods.