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A few infections like sore throat, whooping cough and tuberculosis are carried through the respiratory system. Which among the following is caused by bacteria while passing through the respiratory tract?

A. diphtheria

B. dysentery

C. jaundice

D. typhoid

Correct Answer :

A. diphtheria


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Lymphocytes are manufactured by

A. bone marrow

B. spleen

C. liver

D. lymph nodes

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Pneumonia is ,a bacterial disease caused by the type of bacteria called

A. Bacilli

B. Cocci

C. Sprilli

D. Vibrio

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Late blight of potato is caused by

A. Puccinia

B. Pennisetum

C. Phytophthora

D. Erysiphe

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Phototropism means that plants react to the direction of

A. sound

B. wind

C. light

D. gravity

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The theory that cells arise from the pre-existing cells was proposed by

A. Nageli

B. Virchow

C. Schleiden

D. Muller

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The age of a tree can be determined by

A. counting the number of annual rings

B. thickness of the bark

C. the bulk of the tree

D. the number of leaves

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Genes are arranged in chromosomes

A. In clusters

B. In binary fashion

C. In linear fashion

D. Scattered

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Saffron is the dried ________ of the saffron plant.

A. fruit

B. aril

C. stigmas and tops of styles

D. tender leaves and sprouts

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Lactose and Rennin, the enzymes required to digest milk, disappear in the human body by the age of _______ years.

A. 2

B. 3

C. 5

D. 8

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The blood without corpuscles is called

A. bile

B. lymph

C. plasma

D. blood

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Calcium and phosphorus assimilation will depend on sufficient intake of

A. vitamin B complex

B. vitamin D

C. vitamin A

D. vitamin C

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Excess of amino-acids are broken down to form urea in the

A. Liver

B. Kidney

C. Spleen

D. Rectum

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Which among the following is a Cast growing tree?

A. Teak

B. Eucalyptus

C. Banyan

D. Coconut

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Organisms which synthesise their own food are called

A. autotrophs

B. heterotrophs

C. saprotrophs

D. auxotrophs

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The function of ribosomes is

A. Secretion

B. Excretion

C. Power house of the cell

D. Protein synthesis

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The following disease is prevented by triple-antigen immunization

A. Diphtheria

B. Tuberculosis

C. Smallpox

D. Mumps

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Accepted theory for the origin of life is

A. Cosmozoic theory

B. Biogenesis

C. Abiogenesis

D. Oparin's theory

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Under the immunisation programme's Govt. of India is providing vaccination to prevent some vaccine-preventable diseases. Which of the following is NOT one of them?

A. Tuberculosis

B. Diphtheria

C. Tetanus

D. Plague

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Rh+ blood is due to genes which are

A. dominant

B. recessive

C. codominant

D. neutral

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India's first transgenic crop was

A. Potato

B. Brinjal

C. Sugarcane

D. Bt cotton

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The suggestion that the chromosomes are the carriers of hereditary material was first made by

A. Johanson

B. Flemming

C. Sutton and Boveri

D. Morgan

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Who was the first scientist to use an instrument for biological studies in 1665?

A. Robert Hooke

B. Schwann

C. Schleiden

D. None of the above

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Vivipary is defined as germination

A. during storage

B. within the fruit

C. with cotyledons coming out of soil

D. with cotyledons remaining inside the soil

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The saliva contains an enzyme called

A. ptyalin

B. pepsin

C. trypsin

D. erepsin

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Who was the first scientist/doctor who attempted vaccination?

A. Joseph Lister

B. Robert Koch

C. Elie Metchnikoff

D. Edward Jenner

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Which of the following is a disease of brain?

A. SARS

B. AlDS

C. Diabetes

D. Alzheimer's

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What are the symptoms of retinal deficiency?

A. Dry skin

B. Rough skin

C. Night blindness

D. Sensitiveness to light and ulcers

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Green plants In the sea are useful for respiration of flash because they

A. release oxygen

B. release carbon dioxide

C. release oxygen and carbon dioxide simultaneously

D. take oxygen and give out carbon dioxide

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The layer of stagnant water in which light penetrates is called

A. Aphotic

B. Euphotic

C. Epilimnion

D. Disphotic

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Which of the following is a vector-borne disease for which a special programme has been launched by the Govt. of India?

A. Polio

B. HIV / AIDS

C. Malaria

D. Cancer