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Question number: 1

» Diversity in Living World » Five Kingdom Classification » Plant Group - Angiosperms

Appeared in Year: 1985

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Question

Which family is represented by the largest number of species In India flora: -

[BHU, AIIMS EMCET]

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Leguminosae

b.

Solanaceae

c.

Orchidaceae

d.

Gramineae

Question number: 2

» Genetics and Evolution » Molecular Basis of Inheritance » DNA Finger Printing

Appeared in Year: 2003

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Question

Which one of the following pairs of terms/names mean one and the same thing (AIIMS)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Gene pool – genome

b.

Codon gene

c.

Cistron – triplet

d.

DNA fingerprinting- DNA profiling

Question number: 3

» Biotechnology and Its Applications » Principles and Process of Biotechnology

Appeared in Year: 2004

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Question

The total number of nitrogenous bases in human genome is estimated to be about (AIIMS)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

billion

b.

thousand

c.

3.5 million

d.

million

Question number: 4

» Biotechnology and Its Applications » Application of Biotechnology in Health and Agriculture

Appeared in Year: 2005

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Question

Which one of the following is a correct statement (AIIMS)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

“Bt” in “Bt-cotton” indicates that it is a genetically modified organism produced through biotechnology

b.

“Flavr Savr” variety of tomato has enhanced the production of ethylene which improves its taste.

c.

The anticoagulant hirudin is being produced from transgenic Brassica napus seeds.

d.

Somatic hybridization involves fusion of two complete plant cells carrying desired genes.

Question number: 5

» Biotechnology and Its Applications » Genetic Engineering

Appeared in Year: 2003

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Question

The approximate number of genes contained in the genome of Kalpana Chawla was (AIIMS)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

40, 000

b.

30, 000

c.

1, 00, 000

d.

80, 000

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