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This set of General Science Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Biology Set 2

Q1 | Brachytherapy is commonly used as an effective treatment for cervical, prostate, breast, and skin cancer in many parts of the world. Why Brachytherapy is an offshoot of which among the following forms of Cancer Treatment?
  • Radiotherapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Surgery
  • None of them,
Q2 | From the point of view of evolution of living organisms, which of the following set of animalsis a correct sequence of evolution?
  • Whale, Kangaroo, Echidna
  • Echidna, Whale, Kangaroo
  • Kangaroo, Whale, Echidna
  • Echidna, Kangaroo, Whale
Q3 | Which among the following live tissues of the Human Eye does not have blood vessels?
  • Sclera
  • Cornea
  • Choroid
  • Iris
Q4 | Which among the following is involved in the Research on Desert Flora and Fauna?
  • AFRI
  • CRIJ
Q5 | The Indian Pipe Plant or Monotrapa can be best placed in which among the following groups?
  • Parasite
  • Saprophyte
  • Insectivorous
  • Lithophyte
Q6 | The monocarpic plants produce flowers only ________?
  • Once in a year
  • Once in a season
  • Once in lifetime
  • One flower per plant
Q7 | Which among the following is the correct meaning of Phyllotaxy?
  • Classification of plants as per the leaves structure
  • The manner of arrangement of leaves in stem or branch
  • The manner the leaves fall from the branches
  • The anatomy of leaves in angiosperms
Q8 | In which of the following insects, a pigment called luciferin is found?
  • Housefly
  • Firefly
  • Sandfly
  • Fruitfly
Q9 | A plant belonging to which of the following groups would show least adaptation to marine water?
  • Pteridophytes
  • Gymnosperms
  • Angiosperms
  • Bryophytes
Q10 | A treatment with which among the following plant hormones would prevent water loss from the plant leaves, by reducing transpiration, in times of low water availability?
  • Ethylene
  • Abscisic Acid
  • Gibberelic Acid
  • Auxin
Q11 | A tablet of which among the following Vitamins should be advised to be used after purification of water by Iodine as a disinfectant?
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D
Q12 | Who among the following scientists is known for devising four criteria designed to establisha causal relationship between a causative microbe and a disease?
  • Louis Pasteur
  • Emil Behring
  • Ivan Pavlov
  • Robet Koch
Q13 | A combination of several medicines called SHREZ is used in the treatment of which amongthe following diseases?
  • Diphtheria
  • Tuberculosis
  • Malaria
Q14 | The most popular Zero Calorie sugar substitutes in the market are made up of Sucralose, as an artificial sweetner. Why sucralose does not have calories?
  • Because the Sucralose is 600 times more sweet than Sucrose (Natural Sugar) and thus its low quantity gives same taste but zero calories when it is digested in the body.
  • Because the chemical composition of Sucralose is such that its oxidation gives less calories in body compared to the Sucrose.
  • Because Sucralose is not a Carbohydrate
  • Because Sucralose is not digested in the body
Q15 | As per the WHO definition, within how many days of the termination of pregnancy, the death of a woman is counted in the Maternal Mortality?
  • 36 Days
  • 42 Days
  • 56 Days
  • 60 Days
Q16 | Consider the following statements:1. For some diseases like Malaria and Denue, techniques of Population suppression of Vectors is favored over the disease resistance techniques2. RIDL is a Population suppression technique.Which among the above statements is / are correct?
  • Only 1 is correct
  • Only 2 is correct
  • Both 1 & 2 are correct
  • Neither 1 nor 2 is correct
Q17 | Which among the following have been found to produce a protein called Defensin-1, whichhas been found potential to develop drugs for antibiotic resistant bacteria?
  • Codfish
  • Cuttle Fish
  • Honey bee
  • Domestic Fly
Q18 | The Gram Positive Bacteria can be identified by the Gram staining because of the followingreasons?
  • The cell walls have more lipids compared to peptidoglycan
  • The Cells walls have more Peptidoglycan compared to Lipids
  • The Cells membrane has more fatty acids
  • The plasma has Peptidoglycans
Q19 | The Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) is commonly known as _______?
  • Foot & Mouth Disease
  • Mad Cow Disease
  • Fog fever
  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Q20 | Consider the following statements about Archaeopteryx:1. Archaeopteryx was the earliest and most primitive bird known, when it was found in Germany in late 19th century2. The discovery of Archaeopteryx put an end to the debate that Birds originated from Dinosaurs or the archosaurian reptiles.Which among the above statements is / are correct?
  • Only 1 is correct
  • Only 2 is correct
  • Both 1 & 2 are correct
  • Neither 1 nor 2 are correct
Q21 | The natural Pacemaker in the Human Heart is located in the SA node which is present in which among the following chambers?
  • Right Auricle
  • Left Auricle
  • Right Ventricle
  • Left Ventricle
Q22 | Consider the following statements regarding the GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) and LMO (Living Modified Organism):GMO are essentially dead , while the LMO are alive and can growGMO are patentable, while LMO are not patentableGMO are modified using Genetic Engineering, while LMO are modified by other technologies.Which among the above statements is / are correct?
  • Only 1 & 2 are correct
  • Only 2 & 3 are correct
  • All are correct
  • None of them is correct
Q23 | Overdose of antibiotics will cause the suppression of synthesis of which among thefollowing vitamins in human body?
  • Vitamin A
  • Calciferol
  • Vitamin K
  • Biotin
Q24 | Who among the following first synthesized ?gene? in a laboratory ?
  • Arthur kornberg
  • Hargobind Khorana
  • Gregor Mendel
  • Watson and crick
Q25 | Which among the following is correct definition of Bacteriophage?
  • A Bacteria that destroys Virus
  • A Virus that destroys Bacteria
  • A Bacteria that destroys another bacteria
  • A Bacteria that destroys Fungi