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This set of General Science Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Biology Set 6

Q1 | From which part of the plant Glycyrrhiza glabra , Liquorice or Mulethi is obtained?
  • Leaves
  • Roots
  • Fruits
  • Stem
Q2 | Which among the following plants is known as Indian ginseng?
  • Withania somnifera
  • Datura ceratocaula
  • Iberis amara
  • Capsella bursa pastoris
Q3 | Which part of the plant Raphanus sativus is edible?
  • Fruit
  • Leaves
  • Roots
  • All the above
Q4 | Who among the following coined the term Bacterium?
  • Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
  • Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg
  • Louis Pasteur
  • Robert Koch
Q5 | Which among the following is a correct definition of Saprophytes?
  • A parasitic plant that can complete its life cycle independent of a host
  • A heterotrophic plant that feeds upon other living plants
  • A heterotrophic plant that feeds upon dead organic matter
  • A plant that is unable to synthesize a particular organic compound
Q6 | In which profession a qualification FRCS is awarded in many parts of the world?
  • Doctors
  • Architectures
  • Engineers
  • Chemists
Q7 | Hodophobia is a fear associated with which of the following?
  • Sleeping
  • Walking
  • Traveling
  • Running
Q8 | In which part of the human body ?Pleura? is found?
  • Lungs
  • Brain
  • Liver
  • Heart
Q9 | Plants growing on marshy areas are commonly called as _____?
  • Oxylophytes
  • Lithophytes
  • Helophytes
  • Psilophytes
Q10 | Who among the following were awarded Nobel Prize in 1958 for One Gene One EnzymeConcept?
  • Landsteiner & Weiner
  • Avery, Mccleod and mc Carthy
  • Jacob & Wollman
  • George Beadle and Edward Tatum
Q11 | Which among the following is not a beverage plant?
  • Camellia sinensis
  • Theobroma cacao
  • Coffea Arabica
  • Alonsoa grandiflora
Q12 | Which of the following organism grows on Common Bread?
  • Bacterium
  • Yeast
  • Mucor
  • Virus
Q13 | Which among the following correctly defines Hypoglycemia ?
  • Lower than normal level of thyroxin secretion
  • Lower than normal level of protein
  • Lower than normal secretion of one or more of the eight hormones normally produced by the pituitary gland
  • Lower than normal level of blood glucose
Q14 | Who among the following is best known for his discovery and development of the first safeand effective polio vaccine.?
  • Jonas Salk
  • David Bodian
  • Almroth Wright
  • Albert Sabin
Q15 | Who among the following scientists is known for developing techniques for DNA fingerprinting and DNA profiling which are now used all over the world in forensic science to assist police detective work?
  • Vernon Heywood
  • Patrick Laidlaw
  • Alec Jeffreys
  • Heinz Wolff
Q16 | Which among the following is not rightly matched : (Ailments and affected parts of Body)
  • Dermatitis – Skin
  • Glossitis – Tongue
  • Peritonitis – Abdomen
  • Cystitis – Caecum
Q17 | Any disease which has a name with a suffix encephalitis is a disorder of ______?
  • Nerves
  • Brain
  • Lungs
  • Heart
Q18 | In which of the following diseases copper accumulates in tissues ?
  • Fabry disease
  • Canavan disease
  • Wilson‘s disease
  • Gunther disease
Q19 | Which among the following is essential for both activation and action of thrombin ?
  • Na+
  • Cl-
  • Ca2+
  • Mg2+
Q20 | Which among the following is correct about Blood Group B ?
  • It has B antigen on its red cells and Anti A antigen in its plasma
  • It has B antigen on its red cells and Anti B antigen in its plasma
  • It has no antigens on its red cells but, anti A antigen in its plasma
  • It has B antigen on its red cells but no antigen in its plasma
Q21 | Which among the following is not a function of Sympathetic nerves in Autonomic nervoussystem?
  • Enhancing the heart beats
  • constricting the blood vessels
  • dilate pupils
  • contract urinary bladder
Q22 | Which among the following is largest animal Phylum?
  • Mollusca
  • Arthropoda
  • Mammalia
  • Annelida
Q23 | Which among the following enzyme plays an important role in adding the building blocksto the primer in a sequence determined by the DNA template?
  • Helicase
  • Primase
  • Polymerase
  • Diastase
Q24 | Which among the following bacterial cells are found in cubical packets?
  • Tetracocci
  • Streptococci
  • Staphylococci
  • Sarcinae
Q25 | Which among the below is not a food plant?
  • Allium cepa
  • Allium sativum
  • Asparagus officinalis
  • Atropa belladona