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

1. Corpus luteum is a mass of cells found in [1997]

2. Consider the following statements: [2010]
1. The boundaries of a National Park are defined by legislation.
2. A Biosphere Reserve is declared to conserve a few specific species of flora and fauna.
3. In a Wildlife Sanctuary, limited biotic interference is permitted.
Which of the statements given above is / correct?

3. Which one of the following antimicrobial drugs, is suitable for treatment of both tuberculosis and leprosy? [1995]

4. Examine the following three statements: [1998]
1. Processed meat is a perishable food
2. All perishable foods are packed in sealed tins
3. Sealed tins sometimes to do not contain processed meat
Which one of the following inferences can be drawn from the above statements?

5. Consider the following statements. [1996]
AIDS -is transmitted
1. By sexual intercourse
2. By blood transfusion
3. By mosquitoes and other blood sucking insects
4. Across the placenta

6. The pituitary gland by virtue of its tropic hormones controls the secretary activity of other endocrine glands. Which one of the following endocrine gland can function independent of the pituitary gland? [1997]

7. Which of the following elements are present in all proteins? [1995]
1. Carbon
2. Hydrogen
3. Oxygen
4. Nitrogen

8. With reference to soil conservation, consider the following practices: [2010]
1. Crop rotation
2. Sand fences
3. Terracing
4. Wind breaks
Which of the above are considered appropriate methods for soil conservation in India?

9. Which one of the following hormones contains iodine? [1995]

10. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the disease which causes the death of the largest number of people today is [1996]

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
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11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
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14. History of India - Test - 06
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18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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