IGCSE Biology Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 119 - 119 of 208

Question 119

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following animal shown here is Not a mammal?

Characters of Mammalia

Choices

Choice (4)

a.

B

b.

C

c.

A

d.

D

Answer

c.

Explanation

Characters of Mammalia

  • Prototheria consist of two genus – Ornythorynchus (Duck billed platypus) Tachyglossus = Echidna (Spiny ant eater) .
  • Metatheria՚s are pouched mammals.
  • Eutheria includes viviparous placental mammals.
  • Bats are capable of echolocation.
  • Tiger is the National mammal of India.
  • Aquatic mammals are cetaceans and Sirenians.
  • Manatus Austrails is seacon having six cervical vertebrae.
  • Hippopotamus is called ‘Horse of the river’
  • Camels are known as ‘Ships of the desert’
  • Primates include lemaurs, loris, trasiers, monkeys, apes, and man.
  • Gibbon is the smallest man like ape.
  • Chimpanzee is the most intelligent ape.

Example: Echidna, Opossum (Didelphis) , Dasyurus, Bandicoot, Duck-billed platypus (Ornithorhynchus) , Kangaroo (Macropus) , Flying fox (Pteropus) , Monkey (Macaca) , Dog (Canes) , Cat (Felis) , Horse (Equus cabalus) , Dolphin (Delphinus) Blue whale (Balaenoptera) , Tiger (Panthera Tigris) Macropus (Kangaroo) , Didelphis (Opossum) , Koala (Teddy bear) , Lemurs, Loris, Tarsiers, Monkeys, Apes and Human, Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, Dog, Tiger, Lion, Cat; Aquatic (Pinnipedia) - Seal, Walrus and Sea Lion.

List of Some Mammals

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