botany - 02

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

1. The major component of honey is [1997]

2. It begins as a single cell and grows into a merciless disease that claims millions of lives year after year. But scientists are steadily unlocking its mysteries and the fight against it, may now have reached a dramatic turning point. New discoveries promise better therapies and hope in the war against....
The disease referred to in the above quotation is [1995]

3. The nutritional deficiency condition that needs to be given top priority for remedial action in India today is [1996]

4. Arteries supplying blood to the heart are called [1997]

5. Though coffee and tea both are cultivated on hill slopes, there is some difference between them regarding their cultivation?
In this context, consider the following statements: [2010]
1. Coffee plant requires a hot and humid climate of tropical areas whereas tea can be cultivated in both tropical and subtropical areas.
2. Coffee is propagated by seeds but tea is propagated by stem cuttings only.
Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

6. Which one of the following is a membrane that protects the developing embryo from desiccation? [1995]

7. Oxygen transportation in a human body takes place through [1997]
1. Blood
2. Lungs
3. Tissue
The correct sequence of transportation is

8. Which of the following are associated with Diabetes mellitus, a common disease in adults? [1996]
1. Higher sugar level in blood
2. Lower sugar level in blood
3. Lower insulin level in blood
4. Higher insulin level in blood
Select the correct answer by using the codes given below:

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

10. 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?

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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