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Egg laying animals are referred to as

A. viviparous

B. oviparous

C. ovoviviparous

D. vegetative

Correct Answer :

B. oviparous


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What ia leukaemia?

A. proliferation of WBC

B. decrease of RBC

C. increase of platelets

D. decrease of WBC

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The universal donor belongs to blood group

A. A

B. B

C. AB

D. O

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The juice from the leaves of ________ is used for the treatment of diarrhoea, cholera and dysentery.

A. Caeselpinea

B. Bryophyllum

C. Centella

D. None of the above

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Which of the following contains the highest protein content per gram?

A. Groundnut

B. Soyabean

C. Apple

D. Wheat

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Measles and influenza are caused by

A. virus

B. bacteria

C. insects

D. nematodes

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One of the following disease cannot be prevented by the DPT (triple-antigen) immunization of children.

A. Tetanus

B. Tuberculosis

C. Whooping cough

D. Diphtheria

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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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Which of the following characteristics separates man from all other primates?

A. Exhibition of curiosity

B. Degenerate sense of smell

C. Opposability thumb

D. Projecting chin

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The plants will stop growing if the shoot tip is cut off because

A. shoot tip produces growth hormones

B. shoot tip contains meristematic cells

C. shoot tip is the growing part

D. the plant dies

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Lizards, snakes, crocodiles and turtles belong to the class

A. Aves

B. Reptilia

C. Mammalia

D. Amphibia

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Vessels leaving the heart are

A. veins

B. arteries

C. capillaries

D. lymph ducts

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Maintenance of pregnancy is under the control of

A. follicular stimulating hormone

B. growth hormone

C. estrogen

D. progesterone

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The study of heart is called

A. haematology

B. cardiology

C. pathology

D. nephrology

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The heart of the human embryo starts beating in the _____ week of its development.

A. second

B. third

C. fourth

D. first

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The theory that all animals and plants are made up of cells and they could arise only from pre-existing cells was propounded by

A. Robert Hooke

B. Matthias Schleiden and Theodore Schwann

C. Purkinije

D. Leuwenhoek

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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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The term 'Fauna' means

A. plant kingdom

B. animal kingdom

C. neither

D. Both

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What is the bacterial disease in lime fruits?

A. Phythophthora

B. White rust

C. Citrus canker

D. Smut disease

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What is 'atavism'?

A. The genes which show numerous phenolypic effects

B. Reappearance of traits after several generations

C. Effects of mutation

D. Intermediate inheritance of genes

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Decomposition of organic matter is due to

A. Virus

B. Fungi

C. Bacteria

D. None of these

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Rh+ blood is due to genes which are

A. dominant

B. recessive

C. codominant

D. neutral

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Hydrotropism means the growth of roots

A. away from water

B. towards water

C. into water

D. out of water

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Tse-Tse fly is the vector for

A. malarial parasite

B. try peorosoma

C. piroplasm

D. microfilaria

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The oldest era is

A. Palaeozoic

B. Mesozoic

C. Cenozoic

D. Proterozoic

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The first person to observe the bacteria, protozoa and spermatozoa under the microscope was

A. Theodore Schwann

B. Matthias Schleidon

C. Robert Hooke

D. Leuwenhoek

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The liver destroys old

A. leucocytes

B. thrombocytes

C. erythrocytes

D. lymphocytes

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Turner's syndrome is a disease caused by

A. bacteria

B. virus

C. fungus

D. chromosomal imbalance

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Translocation of food takes place in plants through

A. xylem

B. phloem

C. cambium

D. cortex

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Antisnake venom is prepared by

A. Pasteur institute

B. Hoffkine's institute

C. Birla's institute

D. Indian Science Institute

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The spider spins its web from a liquid secreting from its

A. posterior silk gland

B. posterior abdomen glands

C. mouth

D. salivary glands