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1. 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


2. In making the saffron spice, which one of the following parts of the plant is used? [2009]


3. Athlete's Foot is a disease'caused by [2001]


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


5. Consider the following pairs: [2010]
Protected area - Well-known for
1. Bhiterkanika, Orissa - Salt Water Crocodile
2. Desert National Park, - Great Indian Bustard Rajasthan
3. Eravikulam, Kerala - Hoolak Gibbon
Which of the pairs given above is / are correctly matched?



6. Which one of the following organisms can serve as a biofertilizer for rice crop? [2000]


7. Consider the following [2008]
1. Rice fields
2. Coalmining
3. Domestic animals
4. Wet lands
Which of the above are sources of methane, a major greenhouse gas?


8. Most of the desert plants bloom during night time because [1995]


9. Consider the following statements:
1. Molasses is a by-product of sugar production process.
2. Bagasse obtained in the sugar mills is used as a fuel in the boilers to generate steam for the sugar factories.
3. Sugar can only be produced from sugarcane as the raw material.
Which of these statements are correct?


10. Assertion (A): Unsaturated fats are more reactive compared with the saturated fats.
Reason (R): Unsaturated fats have only single bonds in their structure. [2003]


General Knowledge

1. World Geography -Test-01
2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
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