Quiz 54 : General Science : Biology

1. Which among the following blood protein regulates the amount of water in plasma?

2. Which among the following hormone can be used as a drug to treat cardiac arrest and some other cardiac problems?

3. The popular drug “Acetylsalicylic Acid” is commonly known by which among the following names?

4. Which among the following kinds of lenses are used to treat Astigmatism?
[A]Convex Lens
[B]Concave Lens
[C]Bifocal Lens

5. Which among the following lens is used to correct Presbyopia?

6. Atropine extracted from deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna), jimsonweed (Datura stramonium), mandrake (Mandragora officinarum) and other plants of the same family. Identify the family.

7. A bacteriophage is ______
1. A Kind of Virus
2. Living Organism
3. Found rarely in nature
Which among the above is / are correct?
[A]Only 1
[B]1 & 2
[C]2 & 3
[D]1 & 3

8. Trimethylxanthine is a chemical name of a stimulant which is found in tea and coffee. What is the popular name?

9. Cirrhosis is a disease that affects which among the following organs?
[D]Small Intestine

10. The acidic medium of gastric juice along with an enzyme Pepsin breaks the proteins down into smaller parts known as _____?
[D]Amino Acids

11. Respiration in earthworms takes place by :
1. Simple Diffusion
2. Via Skin
3. Specialized Respiratory cells
Choose the correct options:
[A]Only 1
[B]1 & 2
[C]2 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3

12. In which among the following organ, “Bowman’s Capsule” is found?

13. The prokaryotes posses:
1. Only 1 Cell
2. Only 1 stranded DNA
3. Only 1 Chromosome
Choose the correct options:
[A]Only 1
[B]1 & 2
[C]2 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3

14. Effective TB treatment is difficult because of the unusual structure and chemical composition of the which among the following parts of the cells of Tuberculosis Bacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)?
[A]Cell Membrane
[B]Cell Wall

15. What is the World Health Organization (WHO) criteria for leprosy elimination?
[A]1 case in 1000 individuals
[B]1 case in 10,000 individuals
[C]1 case in 100,000 individuals
[D]1 case in 10,00,000 individuals

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  • Sandeep Jogula

    Few points Adding to this post:

    1) Epinephrine is also called as Adrenaline is secreted by Adernal glands.
    2) Astigmatism is an optical defect in which vision is blurred.
    3) The Solanaceae is a family of flowering plants, contains imp agricultural & toxic plants.
    4) Bacteriophage -> In Greek Phage means 'to eat'.
    5) BCG is a vaccine against tuberculosis.
    6) Alcoholism and hepatitis C are the most common causes of Cirrhosis.
    7) Mastopexy is also called 'Breast Lift'.
    8) Medulla oblongata deals with autonomic functions, such as breathing and blood pressure.
    9) Silicosis is a lung disease caused by inhalation of crystalline silica dust.

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  • vsbrar

    Question 5:
    Prebyopia like Hypermetropia is far-sightedness i.e. ability to see far objects but not near objects and can be corrected by using Convex Lens.
    Bifocal is used for correcting both visions defects of near-sightedness and far-sightedness.

    Question 10:
    Pepsin breaks food protein into Peptides which futher are broken into Amino Acids by Trypsin.

    Please check and correct the answers to these questions.

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