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Malnutrition is due to

A. undernourishment

B. want of balanced diet

C. overfeeding

D. All the above

Correct Answer :

A. undernourishment


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Bordetella pertussis causes

A. tetanus

B. diphtheria

C. whooping cough

D. rabies

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Origin of species was published by

A. Lamarck

B. Weismann

C. de Vries

D. Charles Darwin

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The part of the human brain concerned with sight is the

A. Frontal lobe

B. Parietal lobe

C. Temporal lobe

D. Occipital lobe

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Kwashiorkar is characterised by

A. dermatitis, changes in hair pigments and retarded brain growth

B. excretion of creatine in excess

C. tyrosinosis and alcaptonuria

D. None of these

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The development of new organs is termed

A. Parthenogenesis

B. Morphogenesis

C. Histogenesis

D. Paedogenesis

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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 metallic part of haemoglobin is

A. copper

B. molybdenum

C. nickel

D. iron

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In plants water is carried upwards by

A. phloem

B. paranchyma

C. xylem

D. meristem

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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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The rate of heartbeat is accelerated by the hormone

A. adrenaline

B. acetylcholine

C. thyroxine

D. pituitrin

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The grouping of blood is based on substances called

A. antibodies

B. antigens

C. antitoxin

D. enzymes

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Bats can fly in the dark because

A. they have a better vision in the dark

B. the light startles them

C. they produce high pitched sounds called ultrasonics

D. None of the above

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At the end of a reaction enzymes are

A. left as they are

B. reduced

C. increased

D. neutralised

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Which one of the following is not an essential micronutrient for plants?

A. Boron

B. Zinc

C. Sodium

D. Copper

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The 'germ theory of disease' was propounded by

A. Joseph Lister

B. Robert Koch

C. Louis Pasteur

D. Jacob Heule

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Malnutrition is due to

A. undernourishment

B. want of balanced diet

C. overfeeding

D. All the above

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What are halophytes?

A. plants found in fresh water

B. plants growing in saline conditions

C. mesophytic plants

D. desert plants

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Blood clot Inside blood vessels is prevented by

A. heparin

B. fibrinogen

C. thrombin

D. prothrombin

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The cortex of human brain normally consists of

A. five billion, two hundred million cells

B. nine billion, two hundred million cells

C. six billion, two hundred million cells

D. eight billion, two hundred million cells

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Sexual selection theory was propounded by

A. Wallace

B. De Vires

C. Lamarck

D. Charles Darwin

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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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Clotting of blood is

A. a chain reaction

B. reversible reaction

C. reflex action

D. no reaction

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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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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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Deciduous forests are those with trees

A. that are evergreen

B. that shed leaves periodically

C. that have needle like leaves

D. that have no leaves at all

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The wall of the heart is made of programmed cell death is known as

A. voluntary muscles

B. involuntary muscles

C. cardiac muscles

D. skeletal muscles

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Measles is caused by

A. bacteria

B. fungus

C. virus

D. protozoan

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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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Darwinism does not explain

A. progression

B. retrogression

C. usefulness of all organs

D. presence of vestigial organs

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Best growth of plants is attained if they are supplied with

A. low carbohydrate and high nitrogen

B. high carbohydrate and low nitrogen

C. high carbohydrate and moderate nitrogen

D. equal carbohydrate and nitrogen