50+ Transport of Mineral Nutrients MCQs and Answers

Transport in plants is internal movement of water, minerals, oxygen and carbon dioxide inside the plant body. The movement of these substances are effected by biological methods, physical methods or chemical methods. In this post we are going to discuss some most important questions and answers which are based on Transport of Mineral Nutrients.

Transport of Mineral Nutrients MCQs

1. Nitrogen cannot travel in plants in form of _________

a) atmospheric nitrogen

b) inorganic ions

c) amino acids

d) ammonia

Answer: a

2. Element which cannot be remobilized include _______

a) N

b) P

c) K

d) Ca

Answer: d

3. Statement A: Minerals are present in the soil in the form of charged particles.

Statement B: Concentration of minerals is lower in root than in soil.

a) Both the statements are true

b) Both the statements are false

c) Statement A is true but Statement B is false

d) Statement B is true but Statement A is false

Answer: c

4. Which of the following is a part of structural component?

a) N

b) Ca

c) P

d) K

Answer: b

5. The control points or transport proteins are present in _______

a) endodermal cells

b) root hairs

c) epidermal cells

d) cells of cortex

Answer: b

6. Statement A: Most minerals enter the epidermal cells passively.

Statement B: Uptake of water is by the process of diffusion.

a) Both the statements are true

b) Both the statements are false

c) Statement A is true but Statement B is false

d) Statement B is true but Statement A is false

Answer: b

7. Plants obtain hydrogen from _________

a) atmospheric hydrogen

b) water in soil

c) methane from fertilizers

d) H2 from sunlight

Answer: b

8. Which of the following is not a sink for transfer of mineral elements?

a) Seeds

b) Lateral meristems

c) Leaves

d) Developing fruits

Answer: c

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