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Sadabahar, a common weed, is the raw material that provides the source of medicines used In the treatment of

A. gout

B. blood cancer

C. coronary heart disease

D. polio

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C. coronary heart disease


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Who discovered the electron microscope?

A. Knoll and Ruska

B. Rudolf and Kolliker

C. Robert Hooke

D. CP Swanson

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Man is warm-blooded, frog is cold-blooded, Which one of the following is cold-blooded?

A. snake

B. peacock

C. parrot

D. camel atmospheric pressure

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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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Who first observed the plasma membrane?

A. William Seifriz

B. Schwann

C. Palade

D. None of the above

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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 disease Goitre is caused in persons who do not have in their diet sufficient

A. calcium

B. sodium

C. iodine

D. iron

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The golden age of Dinosaurs was

A. Palaezoic

B. Cenozoic

C. Mesozoic

D. Proterozoic

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Who was the first scientist/doctor who attempted vaccination?

A. Joseph Lister

B. Robert Koch

C. Elie Metchnikoff

D. Edward Jenner

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Bio indicators are

A. stains

B. pH indicators

C. weather indicators

D. soil indicators

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Blood is a kind of

A. epithelial tissue

B. connective tissue

C. nervous tissue

D. cartilage

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AIDS is caused by the organisms which are

A. bacteria

B. fungi

C. viruses (HTLV III)

D. Protozoa

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Insulin is produced in the human body by the

A. Heart

B. Kidney

C. Liver

D. Pancreas

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One of the following is often called the master gland. Which one is it?

A. Thymus

B. Islets of Langerhans

C. Pituitary

D. Thyroid

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Fusarium causes the wilting of the cotton plants by

A. clogging the vessels

B. producing toxic substance

C. causing necrosis of roots

D. killing the leaves

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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 theory of use and disuse was used to explain evolution by

A. Lamarck

B. Darwin

C. De Vries

D. Wallace

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Organisms that live in the deep sea are mainly

A. Herbivores

B. Carnivores

C. Detritivores

D. None of the above

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Which one of the following genetical disease is sex-linked?

A. Royal haemophilia

B. Tay-Sachs disease

C. Cystic fibrosis

D. Hypertension

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Valve a are present inside

A. Arteries

B. Capillaries

C. Veins

D. Lymph vessels

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Maize is attacked by

A. Phytophthora

B. Pythium

C. Ustilago

D. Puccinia

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Vessels leaving the heart are

A. veins

B. arteries

C. capillaries

D. lymph ducts

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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 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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Which among the following may carry rabies?

A. Cat

B. Dog

C. Fox

D. All the three

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Insects that make a clicking sound are

A. crickets

B. beetles

C. flies

D. silver fish

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The theory that believes that the first living organism came from another planet is known as

A. Catastrophism

B. Special creation

C. Organic evolution

D. Cosmozoic theory

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Malaria is transmitted from one person to another by

A. bad air

B. flies

C. anopheles mosquito

D. culex mosquito

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Which one is a water-soluble vitamin?

A. A

B. C

C. D

D. E

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Warm-bloodedness

A. means, animals living in warm climates

B. means, the warming up of blood as the temperature increases during day time

C. is characterised by constant body temperature

D. is shown by reptiles

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The dreaded virus which, on reaching the central nervous system, produces spasms of the muscles of the throat and the cheat while swallowing, and is sure to kill the patient is

A. Poliomyelitis virus

B. AIDS virus

C. Smallpox virus

D. Rabies virus