Botany (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

1. Which organelle in the cell, other than nucleus contains DNA? [2001]

2. Soft drinks such as cocoa contain significant quantities of: [2000]

3. Consider the following statements: [2009]
1. Sweet orange plant is propagated by grafting technique.
2. Jasmine plant is propagated by layering technique.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

4. Assertion (A): Cellulose is used in making shatter-proof glass. [2006]
Reason (R): Polysaccharides are not soluble in water.

5. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists [1998]
List.-I - List. II
A. Fruit - 1. Ovule
B. Seed - 2. Leaf
C. Wood - 3. Stem
D. Starch - 4. Ovary

6. Consider the following statements: [2003]
1. The common blue green algae, Spirogyra and Ulothrix, are found in both fresh water ponds and oceans.
2. The Chameleon can look ahead with one eye, and at the same time look behind with another.
Which of these statements is/are correct?

7. Epiphytes are plants which depend on other plants for [2001]

8. Given below are the names of four energy crops.
Which one of them can be cultivated for ethanol? [2010]

9. Consider the following plants [2002]
1. Bougainvillea
3. Cocoa
Which of these plants are propagated by stem cuttings?

10. Match List-I (Indian wild life species) with List-II (Scientific names) and select the correct answer using the codes given below: [2002]
List-I - List-II
(Indian wild life species) - (Scientific names)
A. Asiatic wild ass - 1. Boselaphus tragocamelus
B. Barasingha - 2. Cervus duvauceli
C. Chinkara - 3. Eqnus hemionus
D. Nilgai - 4. Gazella gazella

General Knowledge

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4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
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