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In phototropism, auxins

A. Promote growth of cells

B. Inhibit cell division

C. Inhibit growth of cells

D. Stimulate differential growth of cells

Correct Answer :

A. Promote growth of cells


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The acid that is secreted in the stomach is

A. HCI

B. H2SO4

C. H2CO3

D. HNO3

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Ecology of a population is known as

A. demecology

B. synecology

C. autecology

D. space ecology

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Blood of cockroach is

A. red

B. bluish

C. greenish

D. colourless

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Which of the following plays an important part in photosynthesis?

A. Chloroplast

B. Centrosome

C. Tonoplast

D. Nematoblast

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The deficiency of Vitamin A which leads to poor vision during night is termed

A. nyctolopia

B. myopia

C. glaucoma

D. colour blindness

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Hypogeal germination is found in

A. castor

B. onion

C. bean

D. bengal gram

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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

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A child goes on vomiting profusely and develops symptoms of diarrhoea. Chances are that in the child's blood serum there is a drop In

A. calcium

B. iron

C. sodium

D. phosphorus

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Bacteria utilising radiant energy to prepare food are

A. chemosynthetic bacteria

B. heterotrophic bacteria

C. photosynthetic bacteria

D. free living bacteria

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Cutting and layering are the methods of plant propagation usually referred to as

A. asexual reproduction

B. sexual reproduction

C. vegetative reproduction

D. gardening

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Diabetes is a disease which is

A. contagious

B. non-communicable

C. communicable

D. epidemic

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Oxygen transport is a function of

A. White Blood Corpuscles

B. Red Blood-Corpuscles

C. Blood Platelets

D. Plasma

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Blood platelets are found in

A. all vertebrates

B. all chordates

C. mammals only

D. birds and mammals

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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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Which one of the following is both an exocrine and an endocrine gland?

A. Gastric glands

B. Pancreas

C. Salivary glands

D. Liver

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Which of the following diseases is water borne?

A. Cholera

B. Malaria

C. Filiariasis

D. None of the above

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Vestigeal organs are those which are

A. fully formed and functional

B. much reduced but functional

C. much reduced and functionless

D. fully formed but functionless

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Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy refers to

A. Brain Fever

B. Mad Cow Disease

C. Enteric Fever

D. Poultry Diarrhoea

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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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Colour vision is made possible by the cells in the retina called

A. rods

B. cones

C. fovea

D. blind spot

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Insects that make a clicking sound are

A. crickets

B. beetles

C. flies

D. silver fish

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Which of the following diseases are not bacterial?

A. cholera and diphtheria

B. trichomonasis and malaria

C. tetanus and typhoid

D. tuberculosis and leprosy

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The workers in the honey bee colony are

A. males

B. females

C. sterile females

D. intersex

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The pathogenic organisms of an infected person are destroyed by the action of

A. erythrocytes

B. leucocytes

C. blood platelets

D. all of these

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The spores of Puccinia formed on the leaves of wheat are called

A. Basidiospores

B. Ascidiospores

C. Uredospores

D. Pycnospores

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The condition in which there is abnormal decrease of white blood corpuscles is known as

A. leukaemia

B. leucoderma

C. leukopenia

D. anaemia

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Intravascular clotting of blood is known as

A. anaemia

B. leucopenia

C. thrombosis

D. thrombin

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Legumes are highly nutritious because they are rich in

A. starch

B. oils

C. fat

D. protein

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Which one of the following is viral disease?

A. Syphilis

B. Influenza

C. Lock Jaw

D. Typhoid

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The ultimate substances to which the carbohydrates are degraded are

A. amino acid

B. glycerol

C. glucose

D. maltose