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Question 1

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Mycobacterium causes leprosy, Corynebacterium diphtheria causes diphtheria and vibrio comma causes

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Choice (4)Response
a.tetanus
b.cholera
c.influenza
d.Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question 2

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Pine, fir, spruce, cedar, larch and cypress are the famous timber yielding plants of which several also occur widely in the hilly regions of India. All these belong to

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Choice (4)Response
a.dicotyledons
b.angiosperms
c.monocotyledons
d.gymnosperms

Question 3

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Our skin, when exposed to excess sunlight, become dark. This is because our skin pigments called

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Choice (4)Response
a.flavoxanthin
b.carotene
c.xanthophyll
d.melanin

Question 4

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The first transgenic plants expressing engineered foreign genes were tobacco plants produced by the use of

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a.Arabidopsis thaliana
b.Streptomyces hygroscopicus
c.Bacillus thuringiensis
d.Agrobacterium tumefaciens

Question 5

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The sigmoid colon is part of

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a.Small Intestine
b.Ileum
c.Anal canal
d.Large Intestine

Question 6

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Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the following:

List-ⅠList-Ⅱ

(A)

A home for living organism

(i)

All kind of soil

(B)

Upper layer of soil

(ii)

Small particles and packed tight

(C)

Clayey soil

(iii)

Dark in color

(D)

Sandy soil

(iv)

Lesser amount of humus

(E)

Middle layer of the soil

(v)

Large particle

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Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)
  • (E)
a.
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (v)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
b.
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (v)
  • (iv)
c.
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (v)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
d.
  • (i)
  • (v)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)