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Infection of salivary glands by a virus leads to

A. tetanus

B. mumps

C. pyorrhoea

D. ulcers

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B. mumps


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The theory of use and disuse was used to explain evolution by

A. Lamarck

B. Darwin

C. De Vries

D. Wallace

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Heart is made up of

A. nonstriated muscle

B. cardiac muscle

C. connective tissue

D. nervous tissue

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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 gestation period for the elephant is

A. 10 months

B. 15 months

C. 22 months

D. 30 months

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Which organism probably arrived first in the world?

A. Algae

B. Fungi

C. Protozoa

D. None of the above

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The hypoglossal nerves are the pairs of the spinal nerves

A. First pair

B. Second pair

C. Third pair

D. Fourth pair

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The thermoregulatory centre in the human brain is the

A. Pituitary

B. Spinal cord

C. Cerebellum

D. Hypothalamus

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Somato Tropic Hormone is concerned with

A. Body growth

B. Metamorphosis

C. Digestion

D. Reproduction

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Food substances are substances by

A. hormones

B. enzymes

C. vitamins

D. zymogens

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When one gene controls two or more different characters simultaneously, the phenomenon is called

A. Apomixis

B. Pleiotropy

C. Polyploidy

D. Polyteny

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Valves are present inside

A. arteries

B. capillaries

C. veins

D. aorta

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The corn in an underground stem that grows

A. horizontally

B. vertically

C. above the soil

D. obliquely

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Which among the following is a communicable disease?

A. Beri Beri

B. Diabetes

C. Leucoderma

D. Dysentery

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Athlete's Coot is the common name for the fungal disease

A. Tinea pedis

B. Tinea cruris

C. Tinea corporis

D. Tinea capitis

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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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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

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The function of a cell wall is

A. to give definite shape to the cell

B. to provide mechanical strength and protection to the cell

C. to prevent the cell from desiccation

D. All the above

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Hormones are carried from their place of production by

A. ducts

B. blood

C. lymph

D. muscus

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The development of new organs is termed

A. Parthenogenesis

B. Morphogenesis

C. Histogenesis

D. Paedogenesis

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The hormone that contains iodine is

A. Prolactin

B. Vasopressin

C. Thyroxine

D. Adrenalin

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Which element in chillies causes burning sensations?

A. Capsaicin

B. Cyanogen

C. Ammonia

D. Capsicum

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The aphotic zone means that light is

A. always present

B. present during day

C. always absent

D. present during night

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Which among the following is a balanced fertiliser for plants?

A. Urea

B. Ammonium Sulphate

C. Nitrates

D. Compost

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The small pox vaccine was discovered by

A. Louis Pasteur

B. Edward Jenner

C. John

D. Harvey

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Herbivores are

A. primary consumers

B. secondary consumers

C. tertiary consumers

D. decomposers

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Loss of blood is

A. clotting

B. receding

C. healing

D. drying up

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Which one of the following acts as a communication system?

A. Blood

B. Nerve

C. Lymph

D. Enzymes

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Plants growing in saline marsh habitats are called

A. Xerophytes

B. Aerophytes

C. Saprophytes

D. Halophytes

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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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Light compensation zone refers to

A. where light is available in plenty

B. where all light energy is used

C. where light is maximum

D. beyond which light does not penetrate