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Phylogenetics - Bioinformatics MCQ Questions

Phylogenetics MCQs : Here you will find MCQ Questions related to "Phylogenetics" in Bioinformatics. These Phylogenetics MCQ Questions Will help you to improve your Bioinformatics knowledge and will prepare you for various Examinations like Competitive Exams, Placements, Interviews and other Entrance Exmaniations.

Question 1

The term "phylogeny" derives from the German Phylogenie, introduced by Haeckel in?

A. 1853
B. 1859
C. 1863
D. 1866

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Question 2

A phylogenetic diagram can be rooted or unrooted.

C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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Question 3

A __________ indicates the hypothetical common ancestor, or ancestral lineage, of the tree.

A. unrooted tree diagram
B. rooted tree diagram
C. Both A and B
D. None of the above

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Question 4

A phylogenetic tree also known as?

A. phylogeny
B. evolutionary tree
C. Both A and B
D. inferred tree

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Question 5

Which of the following is incorrect regarding the advantages of Molecular data for phylogenetics study?

A. They are more numerous than fossil records
B. They are easier to obtain as compared to fossil records
C. Sampling bias is involved
D. More clear-cut and robust phylogenetic trees can be constructed with the molecular data

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Question 6

Which of the following is incorrect regarding the terminologies of phylogenetics?

A. The connecting point where two adjacent branches join is called a node
B. At the tips of the branches are long lost species or sequences
C. Node represents an inferred ancestor of extant taxa
D. The lines in the tree are called branches

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Question 7

Evolution of a particular sequence _______ correlate with the evolutionary path of the species.

A. does not
B. invariably
C. always
D. does not necessarily

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Question 8

An unrooted tree diagram (a network) makes no assumption about the ancestral line, and does not show the origin or "root" of the taxa in question or the direction of inferred evolutionary transformations.

C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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Question 9

The species evolution is the ______ of evolution by _____ in a genome.

A. result, sole genes
B. result, single genes
C. combined result, multiple genes
D. distinct results, single gene

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Question 10

A rooted phylogenetic tree is a _____________ with a unique node

A. undirected tree
B. directed tree
C. binary tree
D. red black tree

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