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This set of General Science Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Biology Set 1

Q1 | Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding the Vitamin C?
  • Only Vitamin C is to be taken externally, all others are produced in the human body.
  • Vitamin C is the only vitamin which is also a hormone.
  • Scurvy is caused by the deficiency of Vitamin C
  • Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin.
Q2 | Which of the following tests is used for the diagnosis of ?Colour-Blindness‘ in people ?
  • Ishihara Test
  • Widal Test
  • ELISA test
  • Rorschach test
Q3 | Which of the following artificial sweeteners is not broken down by the body and therefore itis non-caloric (no-calorie sweetener) :
  • Aspartame
  • Saccharin
  • Sucralose
  • Cyclamate
Q4 | The Science of using mechanical devices with human muscle skeleton and nervous systems to assist or enhance motor control lost by trauma, disease or defect is called:
  • Gerontechnology
  • Biomechatronics
  • Orthotics
  • Bionics
Q5 | Consider the following:Waste productsHormonesIonsCirculation of blood is responsible for transport of which among the above in our bodies?
  • Only 1
  • 1 & 2
  • 2 & 3
  • 1, 2 & 3
Q6 | Which among the following is not among Micronutrients required for plants?
  • Molybdenum
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Zinc
Q7 | Why do the bacteria develop resistance after slowly being exposed to a particular antibiotic?Due to mutation in genesDue to Horizontal Gene TransferDue to Vertical Gene TransferChoose the correct option:
  • Only 1
  • Only 1 & 2
  • Only 2 & 3
  • 1, 2 & 3
Q8 | If a person wants to increase the level of good Cholesterol in his / her body, which among the following you would advise?1. Increase the use of trans fatty acids in diet2. Stop smoking3. Consumption of omega-3 fatty acidsChoose the correct option:
  • 1, 2 & 3
  • Only 1 & 3
  • Only 2 & 3
  • Only 3
Q9 | How does calcium carbide ripen mangoes?
  • It reacts with moisture and releases Ethylene
  • It reacts with moisture and releases Acetaldehyde, which in turn releases ethylene
  • It reacts with starch and releases Acetylene
  • It reacts with moisture and releases Ethyne
Q10 | Which among the following is the edible part in Rice?
  • Fruit
  • Cotyledons
  • Endosperm
  • Embryo
Q11 | Late Hargobind Khorana had received Nobel Prize in physiology in 1968, for work on which among the following?
  • Mechanisms of the action of hormones
  • Chemical Structure of antibodies
  • Interpretation of the genetic code
  • Structural and functional organization of the cell
Q12 | A person with ?Bombay Blood group? can receive blood from a person who is from____?
  • A Group or B Group
  • AB Group
  • O Group
  • None of them
Q13 | What is the average life of the Red Blood corpuscles?
  • 100-120 days
  • 120-140 days
  • 80-95 days
  • 70-85 days
Q14 | Daps one? immunotherapy is related to which among the following diseases?
  • AIDS
  • Tuberculosis
  • Leprosy
  • Malaria
Q15 | What is PRINT (Particle Replication in Non-wetting Templates) Technology ?
  • It‘s a technology related to genetic engineering and refers to duplication of the DNA codes
  • It‘s a technology related to climate change and refers to a new technique of combating air pollution
  • It‘s a new technology related to synthesis of artificial blood
  • None of them
Q16 | The vaccine of which of the following diseases was not included in the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) initiated by the Government of India in 1978?
  • Polio
  • Diphtheria
  • Measles
  • Tuberculosis
Q17 | The term Cyberknife is most closely associated with which among the following?
  • Magnetic Resonance
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Software Security
  • Remote sensing
Q18 | Deposition of which among the following in the joints, causing inflammation is reason of Gout, one of the forms of arthritis?
  • Lactic Acid
  • Oxalic Acid
  • Acetic Acid
  • Uric Acid
Q19 | The phenomenon in which seeds germinate and seedlings grow while still attached to their mother plant before dropping down to establish themselves or be transported elsewhere, is most commonly found in which among the following plants?
  • Allium cepa
  • Rhizophora
  • Solanum tuberosum
  • Solanum melongena
Q20 | The hormonal activities of which of the following substances were discovered while studying ?foolish seedling? disease in rice?
  • Cytokinins
  • Ethylene
  • Auxins
  • Gibberellin
Q21 | The useful part of Zingiber officinale is ____?
  • Roots
  • Rhizome
  • Leaves
  • fruits
Q22 | Beta-Keratin is found in which among the following in abundance?
  • Fishes
  • Reptiles
  • Mammalians
  • Amphibians
Q23 | Antipyretic medicines are used for which among the following purposes?
  • In fever
  • In Diarrhea
  • In Cough
  • In Allergy
Q24 | A health problem which is characterized by inability of the bone marrow to produce the red blood cells is placed in which among the following groups?
  • Anuria
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Aplasia
Q25 | In context with the connective tissues, which among the following connect join Bones to Bones?
  • Ligaments
  • Tendons
  • Reticular fibers
  • Raphe