General Science - Biology MCQs

81. Which of the following is responsible for surface tension of a liquid?

[A] Cohesive forces between liquid molecules
[B] Adhesive forces between liquid molecules
[C] Van der Waals forces between liquid molecules
[D] Hydrogen bonding between liquid molecules

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82. Teflon is often used to coat non-stick pans as it is hydrophobic and possesses fairly high heat resistance. Which of the following elements is responsible for its non-reactive nature?

[A] Fluorine
[B] Chlorine
[C] Bromine
[D] Rhodium

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83. Which of the following is not a species of Monkey?

[A] Golden Lion Tamarin
[B] Pygmy Marmoset
[C] Black Howler
[D] Himalayan Mastiffs

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84.  Consider the following statements about Sickle Cell Anemia:

  1. It is a common blood disorder passed down from parents to children
  2. In India, the disorder is mainly confined to dravidians and pre-dravidians tribes inhabiting malaria endemic regions

  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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85. The blue Mormon, a large swallowtail butterfly, has been declared as the “State butterfly” of which state?

[A] Uttarakhand
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Karnataka
[D] Sikkim

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86. Consider the following organisms:

  1. Bacteria
  2. Fungi
  3. Virus

Which of the above are decomposer organisms?

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

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87.   Consider the following pairs:

  1. Panama disease – Sugarcane
  2. Red Rot – Potato
  3. Black Rust – Wheat

  Which of the above is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 3 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 1, 2 & 3
[D] None

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88.  Consider the following statements about the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) project:

  1. It is an initiative by the World Health Organization (WHO)
  2. It provides a tool to quantify health loss from hundreds of diseases, injuries, and risk factors

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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89. Consider the following statements about the Shringa Bhasma:

  1. It is prepared from deer horns
  2. It is used in the treatment of tuberculosis and pneumonia

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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90. With reference to BIO-CNG, which of the following is / are correct?

  1. BIO-CNG is the purified form of biogas comprising 75% methane and rest Ethane, Propane and Butane
  2. In its composition and energy potential, it is similar to the commercially available natural gas

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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