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1. Chandrayan I is ……..
A. An earth observation satellite
B. Lunar Probe
C. Navigation satellite
D. Geo stationary satellite
2. Which of the following is not a member of the vitamin B complex?
C. Folic acid
D. Ascorbic acid
3. RDX is a chemical compound. How is it used?
A. As an composition
B. As an reactor
C. As an explosive
D. As an nuclear weapon
4. Where the Bio-chemical compounds are used?
A. Skin Treatments
B. Food preservatives
C. Cooking Oils
D. All of the above
5. Leukemia is a disease that results from some kind of disorder in the blood. Precisely, leukemia occurs due to:
A. Hemoglobin increase in blood
B. Marked increase of white corpuscles in blood
C. Marked increase of protein and calcium
D. Marked reduction of proteins in blood
6. What is blood pressure?
A. It is the pressure that the blood clot exerts over the brain.
B. It is the pressure that blood receives on account of faulty commands from the brain.
C. It is the pressure that fatness or old age exerts on the body’s circulatory system.
D. It is the amount of pressure on the blood as a result of the heart’s pumping function and the resistance of the arterial walls.
7. Fungi are plants that lack:
B. Carbon dioxide
D. None of these
8. Which blood vessels have the smallest diameter?
9. Which of the following is an air-borne disease?
C. Pink eye
D. None of the above
10. What is the full form of ASLV?
A. Augmented Satellite Launch Vehicle
B. Automatic Satellite Launch Vehicle
C. Aero Space Launch Vehicle
D. Area Satellite Launch Vehicle
Ans : A
11. Which organ of the body produces the fluid known as bile?
C. Gall bladder
12. Which of the following hormones is a steroid?
13. Which one of the following is not a function of the liver?
A. Regulation of blood sugar
B. Enzyme activation
14. Which part of human body skin has greatest number Sweat glands?
C. Palm of the hand
15. Who among the following had started vaccination?
A. Jonas E. Salk
B. Paul Muller
C. Edward Jenner
D. Robert Frost
16. Proteins are consists of:
B. Amino acids
C. Fatty acids
D. Nucleic acids
17. Liver, milk, egg yolk, fish liver oil are the sources of:
A. Vitamin A
B. Vitamin B2
C. Vitamin D
D. Vitamin C
18. Why the white blood corpuscles are popularly called “soldiers of the body”?
A. March at a regular pace
B. Appear uniform
C. Defend the body
19. Hepatitis is a general term for a disease that is caused by:
D. All the above
20. Which among the following is not an example of carbohydrate?
21. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?
A. Hemoglobin: Skin
B. Vitamin C: Scurvy
C. Carbohydrate: Potato
D. Fat: Butter
22. Which of the following name of scientist and their field of work is correctly matched?
A. DNA/Double helix: F. Crick J. Watson, M. Wilkins
B. Modern classification of plants and animals based on a system: Harvey
C. Bacteria: Linnaeus
D. Blood travels in a continuous circuit: Leeuwenhoek
23. Heart is made up of
A. Non-striated muscle
B. Cardiac muscle
C. Adipose tissue
D. Striated muscle
24. Hargobind Khorana’s work relates to:
A. Synthesis of simple DNA
B. Understanding the genetic code
C. Reduction of mutation
D. Synthesis of RNA from bacterial cell
25. Which of the following corona virus that kills human?
26. Digestion of proteins starts in the:
27. Which is India’s first experimental satellite launch vehicle?
C. SLV 3
D. None of these
28. Which vitamin is needed to prevent Xero-phthalmia?
29. Which is a communicable disease?
30. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?
A. Tuberculosis: Lungs
B. Filaria: Lymph nodes
C. Encephalitis: Heart
D. Leukaemia: Blood cells
31. Which of the following has the highest protein content per gram?
32. Which of the following have Alpha-keratin as protein?
33. Mushrooms are/can be:
A. A variety of fungus
B. Fleshy, fruiting bodies of the fungus
C. Grown in small sheds or plots
D. All the above
34. What makes a reptile a reptile?
A. Cold blooded
B. Warm Blooded
35. Which of the following is not a primary food product?
36. Which of the vegetables have abundance of Vitamins A and C?
B. Lady’s finger
37. Which of the following defense of the human body against bacteria?
C. Red blood cells
D. Blood platelets
38. Which of the following nerves connected from the eyes to ears?
D. Spinal cord
39. Select the correct pair of disease and its causes:
A. Trichinosis – Bacterial infections
B. Sleeping sickness – Eating uncooked Pork
C. Athlete’s foot- Fungus
D. Meningitis – Protozoan (bite of tsetse fly)
40. Which of the following blood vessel that carries deoxygenated blood?
B. Pulmonary artery
C. Hepatic artery
D. Pulmonary vein
41. Which of the following growth of human body affected by somatotrophic hormone?
D. Connective tissue
42. Select the correct match of the disease and its affected part.
A. Caries – Epidermal tissue of the body
B. Ring worm – Brain and Spinal cord
C. Meningitis – Teeth
D. Pneumonia – Lungs
43. Hay fever is an allergic reaction to the presence of the following in the air:
44. The behavioural pattern of which one of the following organisms may upset when DOT is used as pesticide?
45. When The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was set up?
46. Where is the Headquarter of ISRO?
47. Which of the following hormone controlled the blood pressure?
48. Brain and the spinal cord are invested by membranes called:
B. Pleural membrane
D. None of these
49. Which one of the following organisms has a role in converting nitrates to free nitrogen?
50. Which one of the following is the richest source of vitamin C?
Ans : C
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