General Science - Biology MCQs

71. Consider the following diseases:

  1. Dengue
  2. Leprosy
  3. Ebola virus disease (EVD)

Which of the above has/have been categorised as Neglected Tropical Disease(s) by WHO (World Health Organization)?

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

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72.  Consider the following diseases:

  1. Dengue
  2. Chikungunya
  3. Zika fever
  4. Yellow fever

Which of the above are spread by Aedes aegypti mosquito?

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

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73. Consider the following statements about the Elephantiasis:

  1. It is a Neglected Tropical Disease
  2. It is a parasitic infection
  3. It causes extreme swelling in the arms and legs
  4. It is transmitted from human to human via the female mosquito

Select the correct option from codes given below:

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

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74.  Consider the following differences between plant cell and animal cell:

  1. While plastids are usually present in plant cells, they are absent in animal cells
  2. While lysosomes are rare in plant cells, they are found in almost all animal cells

 Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

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75.   Consider the following:

  1. Spinal cord
  2. Neocortex
  3. Nephron

 Which of the above are parts of central nervous system?

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

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76.  Consider the following differences between Monocots and Dicots:

  1. While secondary growth is absent in monocots, it is present in dicots
  2. While monocots have fibrous root system, dicots have taproot system

 Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

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77. Who coined the term “Tissue culture”?

[A] Montrose Thomas Burrows
[B] Jack Kevorkian
[C] Charles Scott Sherrington
[D] Ludvig Hektoen

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78. To which organ of the body is the disease ‘Glaucoma’ related to?

[A] Ear
[B] Heart
[C] Bones
[D] Eye

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79. Which of the following is the hybrid between a horse and a donkey?

[A] Mule
[B] Hule
[C] Tigon
[D] Zorse

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80. Root hair in plants are produced from which of the following?

[A] cortex
[B] pericycle
[C] epidermis
[D] endodermis

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