Quiz 54 : General Science : Biology

1. Which among the following blood protein regulates the amount of water in plasma?
[A]Globulin
[B]Albumin
[C]Fibrin
[D]Fibulin


2. Which among the following hormone can be used as a drug to treat cardiac arrest and some other cardiac problems?
[A]Thyroxin
[B]Epinephrine
[C]Calcitonin
[D]Insulin


3. The popular drug “Acetylsalicylic Acid” is commonly known by which among the following names?
[A]Paracetamol
[B]Aspirin
[C]Salsalate
[D]Wintergreen


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


5. Which among the following lens is used to correct Presbyopia?
[A]Convex
[B]Concave
[C]Bifocal
[D]Cylindrical


6. Atropine extracted from deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna), jimsonweed (Datura stramonium), mandrake (Mandragora officinarum) and other plants of the same family. Identify the family.
[A]Apocynaceae
[B]Liliaceae
[C]Solanaceae
[D]Bombacaceae


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?
[A]Thein
[B]Caffeine
[C]Theobromine
[D]Theophylline


9. Cirrhosis is a disease that affects which among the following organs?
[A]Kidney
[B]Liver
[C]Pancreas
[D]Small Intestine


10. The acidic medium of gastric juice along with an enzyme Pepsin breaks the proteins down into smaller parts known as _____?
[A]Peptides
[B]Peptones
[C]Peptose
[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?
[A]Liver
[B]Kidney
[C]Pancreases
[D]Stomach


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
[C]Nucleus
[D]Plasma


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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