General Science - Biology MCQs

51. Diabetes mellitus is associated with which of the following:
1. Too much insulin in the blood
2. Too high a blood glucose level
3. Blood that is too dilute
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] Only 2

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52. Which of the following cotton species is Egyptian cotton? 

[A] Gossypium arboreum
[B] Gossypium herbaceum
[C] Gossypium barbadense
[D] Gossypium hirsutum

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53. In recent times, the Bali Package was making news. Consider the following statements in this context:
1. The Agreement on Agriculture (AoA) bars the public procurement and stockholding meant for food security
2. The Bali Package allows the developing countries to continue their public stockholding programmes for food security
Which among the above is / are correct statements?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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54. Which of the following crops are damaged by Pink bollworms and whitefly?  

[A] Cotton
[B] Green Gram
[C] Jute
[D] Tea

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55. Which among the following is / are the feature(s) shared by all Noble metals?

  1. Semi-conductivity
  2. Radioactivity
  3. Resistance to corrosion and oxidation
  4. Rare availability in Earth’s crust

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1, 3 & 4
[C] Only 3 & 4
[D] Only 3

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56. White blood cells:

  1. are larger in size than RBCs
  2. have a nucleus
  3. are lesser in count than RBCs

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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57. Which of the following organisms is not a mollusc?

[A] Octopus
[B] Snail
[C] Oyster
[D] Starfish

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58. Consider the following:

  1. Carrot
  2. Cassava 
  3. Onion
  4. Asparagus

Which of the above are root vegetables?

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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59. The phenomenon due to which animal sweat to reduce temperature and change electrolyte concentration is called:

[A] Homeorhesis
[B] Homeostasis
[C] Apoptosis
[D] Necrobiosis

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60. Which among the following diseases have been successfully eradicated from India through Immunization?

  1. Polio
  2. Smallpox
  3. Chicken Pox
  4. Leprosy

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 1, 2 & 3
[C] 1, 2, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 3 & 4

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