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

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

2. Some species of plants are insectivorous. Why? [2010]

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

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

5. Consider the following statements about probiotic food: [2008]
1. Probiotic food contains live bacteria which are considered beneficial to humans.
2. Probiotic food helps in maintaining gut flora.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

6. 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?

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

8. 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

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

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

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
16. INM-Test-01
17. INM-Test-02
18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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