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

1. 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]

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

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

4. By Weaving threads of physics, chemistry and biology into a rich tapestry, this remarkable scientist provided a unifying molecular view of the world. He touted the wonderful properties of Vitamin C, first as a cure of common cold and later as preventing agent against cancer." One of science's major figures of all time referred to above is [1995]

5. 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

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. A pesticide which is a chlorinated hydrocarbon is sprayed on a food crop. The food chain is: Food crop - Rat - Snake - Hawk. In this food chain, the highest concentration of the pesticide would accumulate in which one of the following? [2010]

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

9. Fat present below the skin surface in our body, acts as a barrier against [1996]

10. What is the average fat content of buffalo milk? [1997]

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