General Science - Biology MCQs

1.

Who among the following is best known for his discovery and development of the first safe and effective polio vaccine.?

[A] Jonas Salk
[B] David Bodian
[C] Almroth Wright
[D] Albert Sabin

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2.

Who among the following scientists is known for developing techniques for DNA fingerprinting and DNA profiling which are now used all over the world in forensic science to assist police detective work?

[A] Vernon Heywood
[B] Patrick Laidlaw
[C] Alec Jeffreys
[D] Heinz Wolff

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3.

Which among the following is not rightly matched : (Ailments and affected parts of Body)

[A] Dermatitis – Skin
[B] Glossitis – Tongue
[C] Peritonitis – Abdomen
[D] Cystitis – Caecum

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4.

Any disease which has a name with a suffix encephalitis is a disorder of ______?

[A] Nerves
[B] Brain
[C] Lungs
[D] Heart

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5.

In which of the following diseases copper accumulates in tissues ?

[A] Fabry disease
[B] Canavan disease
[C] Wilson’s disease
[D] Gunther disease

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6.

Which among the following is essential for both activation and action of thrombin ?

[A] Na+
[B] Cl-
[C] Ca2+
[D] Mg2+

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7.

Which among the following is correct about Blood Group B ?

[A] It has B antigen on its red cells and Anti A antigen in its plasma
[B] It has B antigen on its red cells and Anti B antigen in its plasma
[C] It has no antigens on its red cells but, anti A antigen in its plasma
[D] It has B antigen on its red cells but no antigen in its plasma

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8.

Which among the following is not a function of Sympathetic nerves in Autonomic nervous system?

[A] Enhancing the heart beats
[B] constricting the blood vessels
[C] dilate pupils
[D] contract urinary bladder

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9.

Which among the following is largest animal Phylum?

[A] Mollusca
[B] Arthropoda
[C] Mammalia
[D] Annelida

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10.

Which among the following enzyme plays an important role in adding the building blocks to the primer in a sequence determined by the DNA template?

[A] Helicase
[B] Primase
[C] Polymerase
[D] Diastase

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