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

1. The major chemical compound found in kidney stones is: [1996]

2. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:
A. Theory of mutation
B. Theory of evolution
C. One gene one enzyme hypothesis
D. Operon concept
1. Beadle and Tatum
2. Jacob and Monad
3. Darwin
4. de Vries

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

4. Of the four landmarks in medical history given below, which one was the first to take place? [1996]

5. 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]

6. A person with 'AB'blood group is sometimes called a universal recipient because of the [1995]

7. Which one of the following sets is correctly matched? [1995]
(1) Diphtheria, Pneumonia and Leprosy: Hereditary
(2) AIDS, Syphilis and Gonorrhoea: Bacterial
(3) Colour blindness, Haemophilia and Sickle cell anaemia: Sex linked
(4) Polio, Japanese B encephalitis and Plague: Viral

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

9. People drinking water from a shallow handpump, are likely to suffer from all of the following diseases except [1996]

10. Alpha-keratin is a protein, present in [1997]

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