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The latest drug for cancer is obtained from

A. Strychnos nuxvomica

B. Vinca rosea

C. Atropa belladona

D. Phyllanthus niruri

Correct Answer :

B. Vinca rosea


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Which element in chillies causes burning sensations?

A. Capsaicin

B. Cyanogen

C. Ammonia

D. Capsicum

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Organisms which synthesise their own food are called

A. autotrophs

B. heterotrophs

C. saprotrophs

D. auxotrophs

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An inherited characteristic which does not appear in one generation but can appear in the next is called

A. dominant

B. recessive

C. homozygous

D. heterozygous

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Fat present below the skin surface in our body acts as a barrier against

A. loss of heat from the body

B. loss of essential body fluids

C. loss of salts from the body

D. entry of harmful micro-organisms from the environment

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What is the bacterial disease in lime fruits?

A. Phythophthora

B. White rust

C. Citrus canker

D. Smut disease

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The scientist who discovered the blood groups is

A. Landsteiner

B. TH Morgan

C. William Harvey

D. Darwin

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Eye is an organ that can be called as

A. Phonoreceptor

B. Thigmoreceptor

C. Photoreceptors

D. Rheoreceptor

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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 theory of use and disuse was used to explain evolution by

A. Lamarck

B. Darwin

C. De Vries

D. Wallace

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Blood of cockroach is

A. red

B. bluish

C. greenish

D. colourless

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Intravascular clotting of blood is known as

A. anaemia

B. leucopenia

C. thrombosis

D. thrombin

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The biogenetic law was proposed by

A. Alfred Russel Wallace

B. Charles Darwin

C. Ernst von Haeckel

D. Lamarck

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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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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 ultimate substances to which the carbohydrates are degraded are

A. amino acid

B. glycerol

C. glucose

D. maltose

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Name the nematode which lives in lymph vessels of man.

A. Ascaris

B. Hook worm

C. Filarial worm

D. Guinea worm

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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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Oxygen transport is a function of

A. white blood corpuscles

B. red blood corpuscles

C. blood platelets

D. plasma

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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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Those small organisms which float on the surface of water are called

A. Necton

B. pH indicators

C. Plankton

D. Benthos

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Chemical substances that called have effect on growth of plants are called

A. enzymes

B. catalysts

C. hormones

D. pesticides

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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 deficiency of Vitamin A which leads to poor vision during night is termed

A. nyctolopia

B. myopia

C. glaucoma

D. colour blindness

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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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The saliva contains an enzyme called

A. ptyalin

B. pepsin

C. trypsin

D. erepsin

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Oxygen transport is a function of

A. White Blood Corpuscles

B. Red Blood-Corpuscles

C. Blood Platelets

D. Plasma

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Chromosome theory of inheritance was propounded by

A. Sutton and Boveri

B. Mendel

C. Muller

D. Beadle and Tatum

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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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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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Loss of blood is minimized due to blood

A. clotting

B. receding

C. healing

D. drying up