Quiz 400: General Science for Public Service Examinations

1.Biologists have been able to demonstrate the hearing and sound sensory mechanism through the acoustico-lateralis system in which of the following vertebrates ?
(A)amphibians
(B)snakes
(C)fishes
(D)birds
(E)mammals

2.It has been demonstrated by the scientists that, certain wines such as Red Wine posses health benefits because they contain antioxidants, which work in the body as Free Radical Scavengers and slow the oxidation of other molecules by capturing the free radicals. Which among the following is the most common antioxidant found in Red Wine?
(A)Catechin
(B)Tetrodotoxin
(C)Polyphenol
(D)Tocopherol
(E)Proanthocyanidin

3.Anesthesia which allows patients to undergo surgery without the distress and pain they would otherwise experience, has been practiced by man since ancient times. Which among the following plant is the most ancient source of anesthesia preparations?
(A)Opium (poppy)
(B)Cannabis
(C)Datura
(D)Coca
(E)None of them

4.Which among the following group represents the most commonly found cancers in the world?
(A)Carcinoma
(B)Sarcoma
(C)Lymphoma
(D)Germ cell tumor
(E)Blastic tumor

5.Consider the following statements:
1. Most antigens are Proteins or lipids
2. Lipids work as antigens if they combine with Proteins or polysaccharides
3. Most vaccines contain antigens.
Which among the above statements are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)1 & 2 only
(C)2 & 3 only
(D)all 1, 2 and 3
(E)None of them is correct

6.Which among the following is the smallest Human Chromosome?
(A)Chromosome 10
(B)Chromosome 11
(C)Chromosome 16
(D)Chromosome 18
(E)Chromosome 21

7.In which state of India is located the Temi Tea Garden?
(A)Meghalaya
(B)Assam
(C)Sikkim
(D)West Bengal
(E)Nagaland

8.Which among the following is essential gene material ?
(A)Protein
(B)Fat
(C)DNA
(D)RNA
(E)None of them

9.In which of the following, the cellular power plants – Mitochondria are absent ?
(A)Red algae
(B)Green Algae
(C)Bacteria
(D)Brown Algae
(E)Amoeba

10.The “Red Tides” which are found in marine coastal areas such as “Florida red tide” that occurs in the Gulf of Mexico, is considered to be responsible for bioaccumulation and making local filter feeding organisms such as mussels and oysters toxic. Due to which of the following the “Red Tides”
Occur?
(A)Bacteria
(B)Algae
(C)Fungi
(D)Toxic Wastes of the Industries
(E)None of the above

11.Scientists from which of the following country have been able to develop first synthetic living cell in 2010?
(A)Britain
(B)US
(C)UK
(D)France
(E)Germany

12.Consider the following statements:
1. Oxygen as well as most Carbon dioxide are transported by Red Blood cells
2. Iron is required for transportation of Oxygen as well as Carbon Dioxide
3. Both Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide bind with Hemoglobin
Which among the above statements are correct ?
(A)1 & 2
(B)2 & 3
(C)1 & 3
(D)1 only
(E)3 only

13.Consider the following statements:
1. Both Cochlea and Vestibular system are parts of Internal ear
2. Only Cochlea makes the auditory system of human body
3. None of the malleus, incus, and stapes are found in the internal ear.
Which among the above statements are correct ?
(A)1 & 2
(B)2 & 3
(C)1 & 3
(D)all 1,2 & 3
(E)3 only

14.Which among the following is the correct location of pyloric sphincter in human body?
(A)between Oral cavity and esophagus
(B)between Esophagus and Stomach
(C)between Stomach and duodenum
(D)between duodenum and Jejunum
(E)between Jejunum and Ileum

15.Which among the following are used in Computed tomography (CT) Scan?
(A)X-Rays
(B)Ultrasound
(C)Infrared waves
(D)Radio Waves
(E)None of them

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