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

1. Canola refers to special type of oil seed mustard varieties bred for human consumption. The main characteristic of these varieties is that the [2000]

2. 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?

3. Phytotron is a facility to

4. Mon 863 is a variety of maize. It was in the news for the following reason. [2010]

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

6. Consider the following statements: [2005]
1. Kyoto protocol came into force in the year 2005.
2. Kyoto protocol deals primarily with the depletion of the ozone layer.
3. Methane as a green house gas is more harmful than carbon dioxide.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

7. Which one of the following is monogamous? [2002]

8. Which one of the following parts of the pitcher plant becomes modified into a pitcher? [2007]

9. The only snake that builds a nest is: [1995]

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

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