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Biology1999
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1.   Exarch primary xylem is a feature of:   a) All leaves
b) Monocot stems
c) Dicot stems
d) All roots
2. A molecule of " Acetyl Co-enzyme-A" has carbon atoms numbering:    a) 3
b) 2
c) 4
d) 6
3.

Match the names of the scientists given under column I with their important combinations given under column II; choose the answer which gives correct combinations of the alphabets:

 1

Column I
(Scientists)

1

Column II
(Contributions)

A

Peter Mitchell

P

Steps of dark reaction of photosynthesis

B

J.W. Gibbs

q

Photosynthetic phosphorylation

C

Danial Arnon

r

Concept of free energy

D

Melvin Calvin

s

Chemiosmotic hypothesis

1

1

t

Mass flow hypothesis

a) A=s, B=r, C=q, D=p
b) A=r, B=s, C=p, D=q
c) A=s, B=t, C=r, D=q
d) A=s, B=r, C=p, D=q
4. The antigen of blood group 'A' is    a.AB
b.O
c.A
d.B
5.   A rat feeding on potato tuber is    a) Carnivore
b) Decomposer
c) Producer
d) Primary consumer
6.   The soil water easily available to the root system is   a) Imbibitional water
b) Hygroscopic water
c) Gravitational water
d) Capillary water
7.

Match the names of the phytohormones listed under column I with the examples listed under column II; choose the answer which gives the correct combination of the
alphabets:

 1

Column I
(Hormones)

1

Column II
(Examples)

A

Auxin

P

GA3

B

Gibberellin

q

Indole Acetic Acid

C

Cytokinin

r

Abscisic Acid

D

Dormin

s

Acetic Acid

1

1

t

Zeatin

  a) A=q, B=t, C=p, D=r
b) A=q, B=p, C=t, D=r
c) A=q, B=s, C=p, D=t
d) A=q, B=r, C=p, D=t
8. The lentic ecosystem includes:  a. Standing water
b. Rain water
c. Running water
d. Gravitational water
9.   The transmission of impulse in the axon is:    a) Both way and towards cyton
b) Not found
c) Away from cyton
d) Towards cyton
10.

Match the names of the organisms given under column I with the ecological names given under column II; choose the answer which gives correct combination of the alphabets of the two columns

Column I
(Organisms)

1

Column II
(Ecological Names)

A

Grass

P

Decomposer

B

Grasshopper

q

Secondary Carnivore

C

Frog

r

Producer

D

Hawk

s

Primary consumer

1

1

t

Primary carnivore

  a) A=r, B=t, C=s, D=q
b) A=r, B=s, C=t, D=q
c) A=p, B=r, C=s, D=t
d) A=r, B=p, C=t, D=s
11.   An open circulatory system occurs in:    a) Reptiles
b) Man
c) Animals
d) Insects
12.

Match the blood vessels of human heart listed under column I with the functions given under column II; Choose the answer which gives the correct combination Of the alphabets of two columns

 1

Column I
(Blood Vessel)

1

Column II
(Function)

A

Superior vena cava

p

Carries deoxygenated blood to lungs

B

Inferior vena cava

q

Carries oxygenated blood to lungs

C

Pulmonary artery

r

Brings deoxygenated blood from lower
parts of the body to the left atrium

D

Pulmonary vein

s

Brings oxygenated blood to the left atrium

1

1

t

Brings deoxygenated blood from upper
parts of the body into the right atrium

  a) A=t, B=p, C=r, D=q
b) A=t, B=r, C=p, D=s
c) A=s, B=t, C=r, D=p
d) A=t, B=p, C=q, D=r
13. The amount of energy released during the hydrolysis of a "high-energy" bond of ATP is:    a) 73 K.cal/mole
b) 0.73 K.cal/mole
c) 3.4 K.cal/mole
d) 7.3 K.cal/mole
 
14. Where do you find cytochromes-B6 and f?   a) Chloroplast
b) Lysosomes

c) Ribosomes

d) Mitochondria
 
15

Match the type of syndromes listed under column I with the causes given under column II; Choose the answer which gives the correct combination of the alphabets of  the two columns

1

Column I
(Type of Syndrome)

1

Column II
(Cause)

A

Down's syndrome

p

An additional sex chromosome

B

Cri-Du-Chat syndrome

q

Loss of a part of chromosome No.5

C

Klinefeletr's syndrome

r

Absence of sex Chromosome

D

Turner's syndrome

s

Presence of an extra Chromosome

1

1

t

Presence of two extra chromosomes

  a) A=s, B=p, C=q, D=R
b) A=t, b=S, c=P, D=q
c) A=s, B=q, C=r, D=p
d) A=s, B=q, C=p, D=r
16. Which of the following is a disaccharide?    a) Ribose
b) Maltose
c) Glucose
d) Cellulose
17.

In the diagram of the portion of the transverse section of maize root given below certain parts have been indicated by alphabets, chose the answer in which these alphabets have been correctly matched with the parts which they indicate

  a) A= Root hair,
    B= Epiblema,
    C= Cortex,
    D= Endodermis
    E= Passage cell,
    F= Pericycle,
    G= Pith,
    H= Phloem,
    I= Metaxylem,
    J= Protoxylem.


b) A= Root hair,
    B= Epiblema,
    C= Cortex,
    D= Endodermis,
    E= Passage cell,
    F= Pith,
    G= Pericycle,
    H= Metaxylem,
    I= Pholem,
    J=Protoxylem.

c) A= Root hair,
    B=Epiblema,
    C=Cortex,
    D= Endodermis,
    E= Pericycle,
    F= Passage cell,
    G= Phloem,
    H= Pith,
    I= Protoxylem,
    J= Metaxylem.

d) A= Root hair,
    B= Cortex,
    C=Epiblema,
    D= Pericycle,
    E= Endodermis,
    F= Pith,
    G= Passage cell,
    H= Phloem
    I= Protoxylem,
    J= Metaxylem
18. In human beings, cellulose is digested by:   
a) 1Worms
b) Symbiotic bacteria
c) Enzyme
d) Protozoans
19.   Spot out the salivary gland a) Sublingual gland
b) Adrenal gland
c) Brunner’s gland
d) Lacrimal gland
20. New approach to conservation is the establishment of:   a.Sancturies
b.Biosphere reserves
c.National parks
d.Reserve forests
21. Match the type of tissues listed under column I, with the coverings given under column II; choose the answer which gives the correct combination of the alphabets of the two columns:

Column I (Tissues)

1

Column II (Coverings)

A

Cartilage

p

Nuerilemma

B

Bone

q

Sarcolemma

C

Muscle Fibre

r

Perichondrium

D

Neuron

s

Periosteum

1

1

t

Pericardium

  a) A=r, B=s, C=p, D=q
b) A=r, B=s, C=q, D=p
c) A=r, B=t, C=q, D=p
d) A=r, B=s, C=q, D=t
22. Match the types of vascular bundles listed under column I with the examples given under column II; Choose the answer which gives the correct combination of the alphabets of the two columns:

1

Column I (vascularBundles)

1

Column II (Examples)

A

Collateral and open

p

Cucurbita stem

B

Radial

q

Ferns

C

Bicollateral

r

Maize root

D

Concentric

s

Sunflower

1

1

t

Maize stem

 

a) A=s, B=r, C=q, D=p
b) A=s, B=r, c=p, D=q
c) A=t, B=s, C=r, D=p,
d) A=s, B=p, C=r, D=q

23. The technique involving insertion of a desired gene into the DNA of plasmid vector is known as: a) Gene dressing
b) Genesplicing
c) Gene cloning
d) Gene grafting
24. Which of the following is a recesive trait in garden pea?    a) Tall stem
b) Wrinkled seeds
c) Coloured seed coat
d) Round seeds
25.   In man, sperms contain autosomes and:    a) both X and Y chromosomes
b) either X or Y chromosomes
c) Only Y chromosomes
b) Only X chromosomes
26.

In the diagram of the section of hyaline cartilage given below, certain parts have been indicated by alphabets, choose the answer in which these alphabets have been correctly matched with the parts of which they indicate:

  a) A= Blood vessel,
    B= Capsular matrix,
    c= Perichondrium
    D= Lacunae,
    E= Chondrin,
    F= Chondrocytes

b) A= Blood vessel,
    B= Perichondrium,
    c= Chondrin,
    D= Lacunae,  
    E= Chondrocytes,
    F= Capsular matrix


c) A= Blood vessel,
    B= Perichondrium,
    c= Lacunae,
    D= Chondrin,
    E= Capsular matrix,
    F= Chondrocytes

d) A= Chondrin,
    B= Capsular matrix,
    C= Blood vessel,
    D= Perichondrium,
    E= Lacunae,
    F= Chibdricytes
27.   The tiny free swimming animals on the surface of water constitute:   a) Phytoplankton
b) Symbionts
c) Benthose
d) Zooplankton
28.

Match the structures listed under column I with the functional names given under column II; choose the answer which gives the correct combination of the alphabets of the two columns

 1

Column I (Structures)

1

Column II (Functional Names)

A

Larynx

p

Lid of larynx

B

Trachea

q

Air sacs

C

Alveoli

r

Voice Box

D

Epiglottis

s

Wind pipe

1

1

t

Common passage

  a) A=r, B=t, C=q, D=p
b) A=r, B=s, C=p, D=q
c) A=r, B=s, C=q, D=t
d) A=r, B=s, C=q, D=p
29. Raphides are crystals of:    a) Sodium chloride
b) Sodium Carbonate
c) Calcium carbonate
d) Calcium Oxalate
30. Palm oil is obtained from the fruits of  a) Elacis guineensis
b) Metroxylon sago
c) Cocos nucifera
d) Caryota urens
31.

Match the names of the types of fruit listed under column I with the plants in which these are found given under column II; choose the answer which gives the correct combination of the alphabets of the two columns

 1

Column I (Fruit type)

1

Column II (Plants)

A

Berry

p

Ficus

B

Siliqua

q

Jack

C

Sorosis

r

Mustard

D

Syconus

s

Lemon

1

1

t

Tomato

  a) A=t, B=q, C=r, D=p
b) A=s, B=t, C=p D=r
c) A=t, B=r, C=q, D=p
d) A=r, B=t, C=p, D=q
32. Choose the photosynthetic protozoa from the following:  a) Euglena
b) Plasmodium
c) Paramecium
d) Amoeba
33. Which is the correct order of phases:    a) Leptotene, diakinesis,     pachytene, diplotene,     zygotene
b) Liptotene, zygotene,     pachytene, diplotene,     diakinesis
c) Diakinesis, diplotene,     pachytene, zygotene,     leptotene
d) Leptotene, pachytene,     zygotene, diplotene,     diakinesis
34. The characteristic spores of diatoms are called:  a) Auxospores
b) Basidiospores
c) Ascospores

d) Zoospores
35. Entamoeba histolytica is a human parasite usually found in:    a) Liver
b) Intestine
c) Mouth
d) Lung
36. The universal recipient blood group is   a)AB
b)O
c)A
d)B
37. Pomato involves the plants:    a) Poppy and potato
b) Potato and tomato
c) poppy and tamarind
d) poppy and tomato
38. Sieve tube cell is:   a) Multinucleated
b) dead cell
c) nucleated
d) enucleated
39. Respiratory Quotient (RQ) for fat is:    a) More than one
b) Zero
c) One
d) Less than one
40. Bakane disease is associated with the discovery of a) 2,4-D
b) GA
c) IAA
d) ABA
41.

Match the names shown in column I with the tissues shown in column II; choose the answer which gives the correct combination of the alphabets:

1

Column I (cells)

1

Column II (Tissues)

A

Erythrocytes

p

Bone

B

Chondrocytes

q

Neuron

C

Osteoecytes

r

Cartilage

D

Schwann cells

s

Blood

1

1

t

Adipose tissue

  a) A=s, B=r, C=t, D=p
b) A=s, B=r, C=p, D=q
c) A=s, B=q, C=p, D=t
d) A=s, B=p, C=r, D=q
42. Acid rain:    a) Is due to excess CO2
b) Is due to excess O2
c) Is a natural phenomenon
d) Is due to excess SO2
43. In recent years the following animal is not found in India:  a) Cheetah
b) Nilgai
c) Golden langur
d) Hyena
44. The human liver weighs about:   a) 5Kg
b) 6Kg
c) 1.5Kg
d) 3Kg
45.

Match the type of connective tissues listed under column I with the functions listed under column II, choose the choice which gives the correct combination of the alphabets of the two columns:

Column I (Connective Tissue)

1

Column II (Functions)

A

Ligament

p

Stores fat

B

Tendons

q

Connects bone to bone

C

Areolar Tissue

r

Connects muscle to bone

D

Adipose Tissue

s

Forms blood cells

1

1

t

Filling Tissue

a) A=q, B=r, C=t, D=p
b) A=q, B=s, C=t, D=p
c) A=q, B=r, C=t, D=s
d) A=q, B=r, C=p, D=s
46. The cytoplasm of muscle cell is called:    a) Sarcolemma
b) Neuroplasm
c) Axoplasm
d) Sacroplasm
47. ACTH is produced by:    a) Pancreas
b) Liver
c) Pituitary
d) Thyroid
48.   In a human being the number of spinal nerves are:    a) 10 pairs
b) 6 Pairs
c) 31 pairs
d) 12 Pairs
49.

Match the bacterial disease given under column I with the causative bacteria given under column II; choose the answer which gives the correct combinations of the alphabets of the two columns.

1

Column I (Bacterial disease)

1

Column II (Causing bacteria)

A

Pneumonia

p

Vibrio comma

B

Citrus Canker

q

Mycobacterium leprae

C

Cholera

r

Yersenia pestis

D

Leprosy

s

Xanthomonas citri

1

1

t

Diplococcus pneumoniae

  a)A=t, B=q, C=p, D=s
b)A=t, B=s, C=p, D=q
c)A=t, B=p, C=s, D=q
d)A=t, B=s, C=q, D=p
50. During a woman's life time she produces about:  a) 400 eggs
b) 4000 eggs
c) 365 eggs
d) 40 eggs
  51. Smog is a combination of:    a) fire and water
b) smoke and fog
c) water and smoke
d) air and water
52.

Match the names of the parts listed under column I with the names of the organs listed under column II; choose the answer which gives the correct combination of the alphabets:

1

Column I (Parts)

1

Columns II (Organs)

A

Bowman's capsule

p

Spinal cord

B

A.V. Valves

q

Brain

C

Cerebellum

r

Kidney

D

Alveoli

s

Heart

1

t

Lungs

a) A=r, B=t, C=s, D=q
b) A=p, B=q, C=s, D=t
c) A=r, B=s, C=q, D=t
d) A=r, B=s, C=t, D=q
53. These are some of the endocrine glands:    a)Salivary, Thyroid, Adrenals,    Ovary, Testis
b)Adrenals, Ovary, Testis,    Salivary, Liver
c)Pituitary, Thyroid, Adrenals,    Ovary, Testis
d)Pituitary, Salivary, Adrenals,    Ovary, Testis
54.   This is referred to "Gestation"  a)Period of pregnancy
b)Spermatization
c)Fertilization
d)Ovulation
55. A female silk moth lays:  a) 800-1000 eggs
b) 400-500 eggs
c) 50-100 eggs
d) 200-250 eggs
56. Match the names of products given under column I with the reactions given under column II; choose the answer which gives the correct combination of the alphabets:

1

Column I (Products)

1

Column II (Reactions)

A

H+ and OH-

p

Glycolysis

B

Pyruvic acid

q

Alcoholic fermentation

C

C2H5OH and CO2

r

Chemosynthesis

1

1

s

Photolysis of water

a)A=s, B=q, C=p
b)A=s, B=p, C=q
c)A=s, B=r, C=q
d)A=s, B=r, C=p
57. Due to plasmolysis, the plant cell:   a) becomes turgid
b) becomes flaccid
c) bursts
d) swells up
58. The hormone present in the liquid endosperm of coconut is:     a) Ethylene
b) Gibberellin
c) Auxin
d) Cytokinin
59.

Match the names of plants given under column I with the families to which they belong given under column  II; choose the answer which gives the correct combinations of the alphabets

1

Column I (Plant name)

1

Column II (Family name)

A

Tamarindus indica

p

Arecaceae

B

Cocos nucifera

q

Liliaceae

C

Colchicum autumnale

r

Solanaceae

D

Withania somnifera

s

Apocynaceae

1

1

t

Caesalpiniae

  a)A=t, B=p, c=r, D=q
b)A=t, B=p, C=q, D=r
c)A=s, B=t, C=p, D=q
d)A=t, B=q, C=p, D=r
60. Technique of growing plants without soil in nutrient solution is called:  
a) Parthenogenesis
b) Hydroponics
c) Aqyaculture
d) Tissue culture