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The Green Revolution in India owes much to

A. MS Swaminathan

B. TS Venkataraman

C. Norman Borlaug

D. Prime Minister

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A. MS Swaminathan


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Rh+ blood is due to genes which are

A. dominant

B. recessive

C. codominant

D. neutral

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The eland having endorine as well as exocrine function is

A. Adrenal gland

B. Thyroid gland

C. Pituitary gland

D. Pancreatic gland

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The saliva contains an enzyme called

A. ptyalin

B. pepsin

C. trypsin

D. erepsin

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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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Hormones are carried from their place of production by

A. Ducts

B. Blood

C. Lymph

D. Mucus

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The hormone that is responsible for secondary sexual character in the male is

A. oestrogen

B. progesterone

C. testosterone

D. prolactin

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What is the other name for the brain?

A. myelon

B. encephalon

C. cephalon

D. All the above

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The hormone that contains iodine is

A. Prolactin

B. Vasopressin

C. Thyroxine

D. Adrenalin

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Whale reproduces by

A. ovipary

B. vivipary

C. ovovivipary

D. fission

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Spiders can take only

A. solid food

B. liquid food

C. plant juice

D. flesh of dead animals

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Which of the following is NOT a viral disease?

A. Chicken-pox

B. Influenza

C. Epilepsy

D. Measles

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Sterilization, as the means for the prevention of sepsis in surgery, was practised and advocated by

A. Louis Pasteur

B. Edward .Jenner

C. Joseph Lister

D. Martinus Willem Beijerinck

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One of the sequences given below represents a complete metamorphosis. Which one is it?

A. Egg - adult

B. Egg - nymph - adult

C. Egg - larva - pupa - adult

D. young one adult

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The term 'Fauna' means

A. plant kingdom

B. animal kingdom

C. neither

D. Both

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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 stones formed in human kidney consist mostly of

A. calcium oxalate

B. sodium acetate

C. magnesium

D. calcium

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The protoplasm of a child is exactly the same as that of its

A. mother

B. father

C. grandfather

D. identical twin

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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 endocrine glands secrete

A. bile

B. harmones

C. sweat

D. genes

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The insects do not have blood pigments because

A. there is no blood

B. blood does not have a respiratory function

C. tissues have pigments

D. pigments are elsewhere

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Loss of blood is

A. clotting

B. receding

C. healing

D. drying up

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Under the immunisation programme's Govt. of India is providing vaccination to prevent some vaccine-preventable diseases. Which of the following is NOT one of them?

A. Tuberculosis

B. Diphtheria

C. Tetanus

D. Plague

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The development of new organs is termed

A. Parthenogenesis

B. Morphogenesis

C. Histogenesis

D. Paedogenesis

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The muscles of the heart are

A. striated and involuntary

B. striated and voluntary

C. smooth and involuntary

D. smooth and voluntary

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pH of blood remains constant due to

A. blood pressure

B. buffer action

C. perspiration

D. respiration

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Which among the following vitamins is considered to be a harmone?

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

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Ecology of a population is known as

A. demecology

B. synecology

C. autecology

D. space ecology

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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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What is an antigen?

A. Toxic substance

B. A kind of protein

C. Blood platelets

D. Blood corpuscles

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The disease in which blood clotting does not take place is known as

A. Xerophthalmia

B. Haemopoeisis

C. Haemophilia

D. Haemoerythrin