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Phylum - Platyhelminthes MCQ Question with Answer

Phylum - Platyhelminthes MCQ with detailed explanation for interview, entrance and competitive exams. Explanation are given for understanding.

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Question No : 8
Tapeworms obtain their nutrition from the host by

sucking
scraping
absorption through integument
preparing own food.

Question No : 9
Flame cells are ciliated structures having to do with the function of

digestion
respiration
assimilation
excretion

Question No : 10
Disease caused by helminth parasite is

filariasis
tuberculosis
cholera
diptheria

Question No : 11
Elephantiasis in man is caused by

dracunculus (Guinea worm)
ancylostoma (Hookworm)
oxyuris (Pinworm)
microfilariae (Filaria worm)

Question No : 12
Dracunculus medinensis is commonly called

hookworm
guinea worm
whipworm
bookworm

Question No : 13
Miracidium is a larval stage in the development of

Taenia solium
Fasciola hepatica
Ascaris lumbricoides
Echinococcurs granulosus

Question No : 14
Free living platyhelminthic forms belong to the class

Turbellaria
Cestoda
Trematoda
Nematoda