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Fledgling is a term often used to denote the young one of a

A. bird

B. fox

C. dog

D. man

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A. bird


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The amount of blood in a normal man is about

A. 5.0 litres

B. 2.5 litres

C. 3.8 litres

D. 4.7 litres

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The first sign of life made its appearance on the earth about

A. 1 million years ago

B. 500 million years ago

C. 1 billion or 1000 million years ago

D. 3 billion years ago

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Two tall plants, each being a hybrid and carrying a recessive factor for dwarfness are crossed. What proportion of their offspring will be dwarf?

A. 0.5

B. 0.25

C. 0.75

D. 1

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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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Which one of the following is essential for blood clotting?

A. RBC

B. WBC

C. Blood platelets

D. Lymph

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Kangaroo is one of the animals popularly called as

A. egglaying

B. pouched

C. placental

D. Volant

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Cretinism is due to the disorder of the glands

A. Thymus

B. Parathyroid

C. Thyroid

D. Adrenal

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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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Blood is

A. acidic

B. alkaline

C. neutral

D. like a buffer

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What is an antigen?

A. toxic substance

B. a kind of protein

C. blood platelets

D. blood corpuscles

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What are oncogenes?

A. a dominant gene

B. a set of genes which produce cancer

C. a gene present in the X-chromosomes causing haemophilia

D. a recessive gene

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Agroecology relates

A. crops and productivity

B. crops and environment

C. crop productivity and physiology

D. crop resistance to climatic changes

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The study of ecology with pyramids was invented by

A. Darwin

B. Elton

C. Odum

D. Joshua

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Carbohydrates are mainly needed for

A. growth

B. immunity

C. repair

D. energy

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The function of connective tissue is

A. to hold the other tissues together

B. to facilitate diffusion

C. to help transportation of dissolved material from capillaries to epithelial cells

D. protection

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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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Which among the following is the best source of proteins?

A. apples

B. butter

C. beans

D. fish

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The two German scientists who proposed the 'cell theory' were

A. Mendel and 'Darwin

B. Theodore Schwann and Matthias Schleiden

C. Virchow and Purkinje

D. porter and Palade

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The phenomenon of summer sleep by animals is called

A. hibernation

B. aestivation

C. laziness

D. lethargy

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Cancer is induced by certain viruses called

A. poxviruses

B. adenoviruses

C. oncogenic viruses

D. herpesviruses

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Vaccine for influenza has been discovered by

A. Khorana

B. John

C. Mittel

D. Salk

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The blood pressure is controlled by the hormone

A. Vasopressin

B. Oxytocin

C. Oestrogen

D. Testasterone

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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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Hypogeal germination is found in

A. castor

B. onion

C. bean

D. bengal gram

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If a father has blood group A and the mother has blood group 0, which one of the blood groups may be found in their progeny?

A. A

B. AB

C. O

D. Both (a) and (c)

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The insect vector for the disease Leishmaniasis is

A. Tsetse fly

B. Culex

C. Phlebotomus

D. Anopheles

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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

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Adaptation for flying is termed as

A. aquatic

B. volant

C. fossorial

D. cursorial

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When a movement of a plant organ is stimulated by contact with an object, it is termed

A. heliotropism

B. geotropism

C. haptotropism

D. gardening

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The nerve messages enter the cell through the

A. Dendrite

B. Axon

C. Cyton

D. Synapse