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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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C. Louis Pasteur


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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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DNA is found

A. only in cytoplasm

B. only in nucleus

C. in both cytoplasm and nucleus

D. in hybrid form only

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Blood of cockroach is

A. red

B. bluish

C. greenish

D. colourless

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Which of the following crops helps in nitrogen fixation?

A. Rice

B. Wheat

C. Maize

D. Beans

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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 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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What ia leukaemia?

A. proliferation of WBC

B. decrease of RBC

C. increase of platelets

D. decrease of WBC

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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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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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Aphids are

A. insect pests

B. fungal pests

C. bacterial pests

D. viral pests

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The liver destroys old

A. leucocytes

B. thrombocytes

C. erythrocytes

D. lymphocytes

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Which one of the following seeds can benefit a patient of diabetes mellitus by normalising his blood sugar level?

A. Coriander seeds

B. Fenugreek seeds

C. Cumin seeds

D. Mustard seeds

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Blood is

A. acidic

B. alkaline

C. neutral

D. like a buffer

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The white blood corpuscles the body because they are popularly called soldiers of

A. march at a regular pace

B. appear uniform

C. defend the body

D. are disciplined

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The juice from the leaves of ________ is used for the treatment of diarrhoea, cholera and dysentery.

A. Caeselpinea

B. Bryophyllum

C. Centella

D. None of the above

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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 among the following is not a degenerative disease?

A. Diabetes

B. Stroke

C. Myocardial infraction

D. Rabies

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Vitamin D is manufactured in a healthy human being by the action of _______ on the skin and absorbed in the blood stream.

A. ozone

B. radium

C. moonlight

D. sunlight

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Which of the following diseases is caused by the deficiency of iron in human body?

A. Anaemia

B. Scurvy

C. Dermatosis

D. None of these

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What are the symptoms of Xeroph-thalmia?

A. eye weakness

B. dry skin and night blindness

C. nervous break down

D. All the above

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In movable joints the tips of the bones are covered with

A. hyaline cartilage

B. calcified cartilage

C. elastic cartilage

D. fibrous cartilage

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Pearl is secreted by the __________ of the pearl oyster.

A. foot

B. mantle

C. gills

D. None of these

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Genes are arranged in chromosomes

A. In clusters

B. In binary fashion

C. In linear fashion

D. Scattered

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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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The organ that produces antibodies in our body is

A. pancreas

B. salivary gland

C. liver

D. gonads

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Charles Darwin was influenced in his work by

A. Wallace

B. Lamarck

C. Malthus

D. Mendel

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The hormone secreted when one is frightened or excited

A. pituitrin

B. thyroxine

C. adrenaline

D. parathormone

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Phonoreceptor refers to the perception of

A. light

B. sound

C. touch

D. smell

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Insect pollination is known as

A. Hydrophily

B. Ornithophily

C. Anemophily

D. Entomophily

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Lamarck's theory of inheritance of acquired characters was challenged by

A. August Weismann

B. Hugo de Vries

C. Herbert- Spencer

D. Carl Linnaeus