General Science - Biology MCQs

31. A man suffering from diabetes mellitus drinks water more frequently as he has to eliminate from the blood extra ____:

[A] Glucose
[B] Insulin
[C] Glucagon
[D] Salt

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32. Which of the following is known as animal starch?

[A] Glycogen
[B] Cellulose
[C] Chitin
[D] Glucose

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33. The vitamin which is very labile and easily destroyed during cooking as well as storage is vitamin ____:

[A] Vitamin D
[B] Vitamin C
[C] Vitamin K
[D] Vitamin B6

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34. Itai-itai disease is due to poisoning caused by _____:

[A] Cadmium
[B] Asbestos
[C] Arsenic
[D] Mercury

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35. Leukaemia or blood cancer is characterised by abnormal in crease of the ____:

[A] Blood plasma
[B] Blood platelets
[C] Red blood cells
[D] White blood cells

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36. Smut of wheat is caused by ____:

[A] Puccinia graminis
[B] Colletotrichum falcatum
[C] Ustilago maydis
[D] Ustilago tritici

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37. Scurvy is caused by deficiency of which vitamin?

[A] Vitamin A
[B] Vitamin B
[C] Vitamin C
[D] Vitamin D

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38. Taxonomy is a science that deals with ____:

[A] Anatomy
[B] Morphology
[C] Economic uses
[D] Classification

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39. During the day which process is the major driving force in the movement of water in the xylem?

[A] Suction
[B] Evaporation
[C] Transpiration pull
[D] Translocation

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40. How many neck canal cells are found in the archegonium of a fern?

[A] One
[B] Two
[C] Three
[D] Four

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