Biology/General biology Sample Test,Sample questions

Question: A baby blue whale drinks this many liters of milk per day:

1.100

2.150

3.190

4.240


Question: A banana plant fits into which of these groups?

1.Trees

2.Glasses

3.Herbs

4.Flowers


Question: Cells are metabolically very active in

1.Insects

2.Paramecium

3.Fish

4.Jelly fish


Question: Consider the following statements: 1. Human beings have 23 pairs of chromosomes. 2. Sex chromosome in human male is named XX. 3. Chromosomes are best seen in metaphase. Which of the statements g

1.1 and 2

2.1 ,2 and 3

3.2 only

4.None of the above


Question: For what is the Jurassic period named

1.mountain range in Switzerland

2.kind of dinosaur

3.soccer hero

4.None of the above


Question: From what plant was paper originally made

1.cattail

2.rosemary

3.papyrus

4.wheat


Question: How many basic tastes can humans sense?

1.3

2.4

3.5

4.6


Question: How many facial muscles are involved in speaking?

1.30

2.70

3.110

4.140


Question: How many sets of legs does a shrimp have?

1.2

2.4

3.5

4.8


Question: How many sweat glands does the average person have

1.260000

2.2.6 million

3.26 million

4.260 million


Question: How many taste buds do young people have

1.1000

2.10000

3.100000

4.1000000


Question: How much blood is in the human body

1.2 litres

2.3 litres

3.5 litres

4.7 litres


Question: In science, what is the name for the classification of plants and animals?

1.gentrification

2.Entropy

3.Taxidermy

4.taxonomy


Question: Most highly intelligent mammals are

1.kangaroos

2.elephants

3.dolphins

4.whales


Question: Movement of cell against concentration gradient is called

1.Osmosis

2.Active transport

3.Passive transport

4.Diffusion


Question: Nucleus, the genetic material containing rounded body in each cell, was first discovered in 1831 by

1.Theodore Schwann

2.Rudolf Virchow

3.Robert Brown

4.Robert Hooke


Question: One of the following is not a function of bones.

1.Place for muscle attachment

2.Protection of vital organs

3.Secretion of hormones for calcium regulation in blood and bones

4.Production of blood corpuscles


Question: Other than spreading malaria, anopheles mosquitoes are also vectors of

1.dengue fever

2.filariasis

3.encephalitis

4.yellow fever


Question: Ozone hole refers to

1.hole in ozone layer

2.increase in the thickness of ozone layer in troposphere

3.decrease in thickness of ozone layer in stratosphere

4.decrease in the ozone layer in troposphere


Question: Phloem is a tissue found in

1.mammals

2.Insect

3.Plants

4.reproductive organs of animals


Question: Photo-oxidation is

1.photorespiration

2.photolysis

3.light and oxygen induced breakdown

4.All of the above


Question: Photosynthesis generally takes place in which parts of the plant?

1.Leaf and other chloroplast bearing parts

2.Stem and leaf

3.Roots and chloroplast bearing parts

4.Bark and leaf


Question: Photosynthesis takes place faster in

1.yellow light

2.White light

3.Red light

4.Darkness


Question: Placenta is the structure formed

1.by the union of foetal and uterine tissue

2.by fusion of germ layers

3.by foetus only

4.None of the above


Question: Plant development is influenced by

1.quality of light only

2.quality and quantity of light

3.quality and duration of light

4.quality, quantity and duration of light


Question: Plant transport system does not transport

1.Water

2.Organic salts

3.Plant hormones

4.CO2


Question: Plants absorb dissolved nitrates from soil and convert them into

1.Free nitrogen

2.Urea

3.Ammonia

4.Proteins


Question: Plants absorb most part of water needed by them through their

1.embryonic zone

2.growing point

3.root hairs

4.zone of elongation


Question: Plants hormone that induces cell division is

1.domins

2.gibberellins

3.kinins

4.auxins


Question: Plants receive their nutrients mainly from

1.chlorophyll

2.Atmosphere

3.Light

4.Soil


Question: Plants synthesis protein from

1.Amino acid

2.Starch

3.Sugar

4.Fatty acid


Question: Plants that grow in saline water are called

1.halophytes

2.hydrophytes

3.mesophytes

4.thallophytes


Question: Primary phloem develops from

1.lateral meristem

2.protoderm

3.extrastelar cambium

4.provascular tissue


Question: Process of cell division can take place by

1.heterosis

2.fusion

3.mitosis

4.None of the above


Question: Prokaryotic cells lack

1.nucleolus

2.nuclear membrane

3.membrane bound by organelles

4.All of the above


Question: Pyorrhoea is a disease of the

1.Heart

2.Nose

3.Lungs

4.Gums


Question: The author of On the Origin of Species is:

1.Charles Lyell

2.Charles Baudelaire

3.Charles Dickens

4.Charles Darwin


Question: Transport system with pumps is found in

1.Insects

2.Paramecium

3.Jelly fish

4.Sea anemones


Question: What is the study of animal life called

1.Geology

2.Astrology

3.Zoology

4.Epidermiology


Question: What is the word for a person with very pale skin and eyes?

1.Albanian

2.albino

3.Albion

4.alabaster


Question: What scientist has popularized the concept of biodiversity?

1.E.O. Wilson

2.Albert Einstein

3.Stephen Jay Gould

4.Stephen Hawking


Question: What sensory function do the ears provide other than hearing

1.Temperature

2.Radiation

3.Balance

4.smell


Question: Which blood group is called the "universal donor"

1.A

2.B

3.O

4.AB


Question: Which group of animals is Charles Darwin best known for studying?

1.Whales

2.Birds

3.Lizard

4.Cats


Question: Which of the following is a poisonous fish

1.Shark

2.Gold fish

3.Lion fish

4.None of the above


Question: Which of these is not a dehiscent plant?

1.Pea

2.Been

3.Magnolia

4.Banana


Question: Which of these is not a kind of plant

1.abacus

2.acanthus

3.aster

4.acacia


Question: Which of these is not part of the endocrine system?

1.Thyroid

2.Adrenal

3.Pituitary

4.None of the above


Question: Which of these joints is not found in the human body?

1.gliding

2.mortise and tenon

3.ball and socket

4.suture


Question: Which option is incorrect? Rate of transpiration is

1.Maximum during the night

2.Zero at night

3.Proportional to the active transport of water through root hairs

4.Depends upon the thickness of the cuticle