Quiz 342: General Knowledge – Biological Sciences – Botany

1.Which part of the plant Raphanus sativus is edible?

2.Which among the following plants is known as Indian ginseng?
(A)Withania somnifera
(B)Datura ceratocaula
(C)Iberis amara
(D)Capsella bursa pastoris
(E)Brassica Nigra

3.From which part of the plant Glycyrrhiza glabra , Liquorice or Mulethi is obtained?

4.Which of the following plants have respiratory roots?
(A)Marshy Plants
(D)Submerged Hydrophytes

5.From which part, Coconut coir is obtained?

6.For purity of which of the following commodity is expressed in ICUMSA numbers?
(A)Refined Edible Oil
(B)Refined Edible Sugar
(C)Refined Vegetable Oil

7.Glycine max which is called Soya bean has high protein content as we all know. 100 g of Soyabean has how much of Protein?
(A)10-20 gms
(B)20-30 gms
(C)30-40 gms
(D)40-50 gms
(E)50-60 gms

8.Apart from sugarcane (most commonly Saccharum officinarum) which among the following plants is widely known in the world as a commercial source of table sugar ?
(A)Toona cilata(B)Gloriosa superba
(C)Asparagus pulmosus
(D)Beta vulgaris
(E)Brassica alba

9.Which among the following is correct about biocenosis?
(A)The study of energy transformations in the living systems
(B)Community of organisms occupying an area
(C)Study of the parts of an ecosystem with specific species
(D)A kind of abnormality related to organism living in a particular habitat
(E)None of them

10.Where is located the Blatter Herbarium in India?
(E)New Delhi

11.Who among the following is called father of Modern Genetics ?
(A)William Bateson
(B)Robert Hooke
(C)E J Butler
(D)F O Bower
(E)Gregor Mendel

12.Where is located Indian Grassland And Fodder Research Institute?

13.The chemical oxygen demand COD test is commonly used to measure which of the following?
(A)amount of organic compounds in water
(B)amount of oxygen in water
(C)amount of oxygen in a chemical
(D)amount of oxygen used in a oxygenation process
(E)None of them

14.Rafflesia is the plant with largest flowers and found in many parts of the South East Asia. It is a ______?
(A)Mangrove Plant
(B)Ornamental Plant
(C)Parasitic Plant
(D)Carnivorous Plant

15.During British Era, East India Company had established botanical gardens at 4 locations as centers for improving botanical knowledge and experimentation under the local Governments. Which among the following is not among them ?

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  • kishan

    I suppose the father of modern genetics is gregor mendel.

  • sandeep

    sir shouldn’t the ans od question no. 7 b 30-40 as you said its approx 36.49
    n also ans to ques 11 shud b gregor mendel as mostly he is refered as so

  • ravikumar rai

    Actaually Gregor Mendel is the father of modern genetics as described in our STD 12 botany text books.

  • rajesh

    sir i thinks gregor mendel is the father of modern genetics

  • kumawat laxman

    Sir which cemical found in ladyfingr?who are makes vest milk.