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General Awareness questions 10,000 MCQs Series Part 7/200

General Awareness questions 10,000 MCQs Series Part 7/200

General Awareness questions 10,000 MCQs Series Part 7/200

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Q301. Full form of the infectious disease SARS is

(a) Syndrome Associated with Respiratory Symptoms

(b) Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

(c) Severe Asthmatic Respiratory Syndrome

(d) Syndrome Alarm on Respiratory System

Q302. Insects responsible for transmitting diseases are called

(a) Vector

(2) Transmitter

(c) Drones

(d) Conductor

Q303. Camel is a desert animal, that can live without water for many days, because

(a) it does not need water

(b) water is formed in the body due to oxidation of fat

(c) it has the water sac in the walls of the lumen of stomach

(d) All of the above

Q304. Which of the following is effective against tuberculosis?

(a) Penicillin

(b) Chloromycetin

(c) Terramycin

(d) Streptomycin

Q305. Which oi these components of the- blood is responsible for clotting?

(a) R.B.C.

(b) Lymphocytes

(c) Monocytes

(d) Platelets

Q306. Founder of Homeopathy is

(a) Samuel Hahnemann

(b) Hippocrates

(c) Charaka

(d) Sushrutha

Q307. Development of an egg without fertilization is called

(a) Game to genesis

(b) Parthenogenesis

(c) Oogenesis

(d) Metamorphosis

Q308. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

List-I: Symptom

  1. Weak sight
  2. Anaemia
  3. Skin problem
  4. Breaking of bones

List-II: Cause

  1. Deficiency of lron
  2. Deficiency of Vitamin C
  3. Deficiency of Vitamin A
  4. Deficiency of Calcium

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Q309. In the process of dialysis, used on patients with affected kidneys, the phenomenon involved is

(a) Diffusion

(b) Absorption

(c) Osmosis

(d) Electrophoresis

Q310. What is the normal blood sugar level of a human being?

(a) Close to 10 mg/ml

(b) 120- 150 mg/dl

(c) 80 -90 mg/dl

(d) 150 -200 mg/dl

Q311. Literal meaning of the term “Homo Sapiens” is

(a) Man -The Wise

(b) Man -The Supreme

(c) Man -The Omnivore

(d) Man -The Fool

Q312. Chocolates can be bad for health because of a high content of

(a) cobalt

(b) nickel

(c) zinc

(d) lead

Q313. Which carbohydrate is used in silvering of mirrors?

(a) Fructose

(b) Sucrose

(c) Glucose

(d) Starch

Q314. When a child is born, what happens to its blood circulation?

(a) Its blood flows for the first time

(b) Its blood reverses its flow through the heart

(c) Its blood ceases to pass from one atrium to the other

(d) Its blood carries wastes for the first time

Q315. Which virus from the following combinations is contagious for human beings

(a) H5N1

(b) H2N3

(c) H4N1

(d) H4N2

Q316. Cuscuta is a

(a) partial stem parasite

(b) complete stem parasite

(c) partial root parasite

(d) complete root parasite

Q317. Plants differ from animals in having

(a) locomotion

(b) metabolism

(c) localized growth

(d) catabolism

Q318. The function of the heart is to

(a) Supply oxygen to the tissues

(b) carry carbon dioxide from the tissues

(c) throw away waste materials

(d) pump blood to different parts of the body

Q319. The red colour of human blood is due to

(a) myoglobin

(b) hemoglobin

(c) immunoglobulin

(d) haptoglobin

Q320. The functional unit of the kidney is

(1] neuron

(b) glomerulus

(c) nephron

(d) ureter

Q321. Which of the following is called the powerhouse’ of the cell ?

(a) Nucleus

(b) Lysosome

(c) Chromosome

(d) Mitochondrion

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Q322. Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is caused by

(a) protozoa

(b) virus

(c) fungus

(d) bacteria

Q323. Which of the following processes does not increase the amount of carbon dioxide in air ?

(a) Breathing

(b) Photosynthesis

(c) Burning of petrol

(d) Aerobic decay of vegetation

Q324. The vitamin that is most readily manufactured in our bodies is

(a) vitamin A

(b) vitamin B

(c) vitamin C

(d) vitamin D

Q325. Which cells in our body have the least regenerative power?

(a) Brain cells

(b) Muscle cells

(c) Bone cells

(d) Liver cells

Q326. A potato tuber has been cut into two halves. A few drops of iodine solution are placed on the cut surface of one of the halves. What colour change will be noticed?

(a) From brown to blue-black

(b) From brown to orange-red

(c) From blue to pink

(d) From pink to blue-green

Q327. How many valves does a human heart have?

(a) Four

(b) Three

(c) Two

(d) One

Q328. The cells which are responsible for the production of antibodies are

(a) red blood cell

(b) neutrophils

(c) lymphocytes

(d) platelets

Q329. The source of the enzyme, diastase is

(a) salivary gland

(b) stomach

(c) liver

(d) pancreas

Q330. Mycoplasma is associated with a disease that affects the organs of

(a) respiration

(b) excretion

(c) reproduction

(d) digestion

Q331. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?

(1| Tetanus-BCG

(b) Tuberculosis- ATS

(c) Malaria –Chloroquin

(d) Scurvy -Thiamin


Q332. A person having AB-group of blood can donate blood to a person having

(a) A-group

(b) B-group

(c) AB-group

(d) O-group

Q333. Which of the following is known as the graveyard of RBC?

(a) Liver

(b) Spleen

(c) Brain

(d) Heart

Q334. In human body , Insulin is produce in :

(a) Thymus

(b) Liver

(c) Pancreas

(d) Spleen

Q335. Bleeding of gums and loosening of teeth is caused due to deficiency of

(a) Vitamin A

(b) Vitamin B

(c) Vitamin C

(d) Vitamin D

Q336. During photosynthesis in plants, the gas evolved is

(a) Carbon dioxide

(b) Nitrogen

(c) Oxygen

(d) Hydrogen

Q337. Which one of the following is true regarding plant cells and animal cells?

(a) Plant cells contain chloroplast while animal cells do not.

(b) Plant cells are small while animal cells are large in size

(c) Plant cells contain nucleus while animal cells do not

(d) Plant cells and animal cells are similar in all respects

Q338. The blood cholesterol level in 100 ml of blood in a normal person varies between—

(a) 150 and 200 mg

(b) 120 and 200 mg

(c) 100 and 180 mg

(d) 80 and 160 mg

Q339. The body temperature is regulated by—

(a) Pituitory gland

(b) Hypothalamus

(c) Pineal gland

(d) Thyroid gland

Q340. The seeds of certain plants fail to germinate if they do not pass through the digestive tract of fruit-eating birds. This is due to

(a) hibernation

(b) seed coat impermeability

(c) infertility

(d) vegetative reproduction

Q341. Sucrose content in sugarcane decreases

(a) if high rainfall occurs during the period of growth of the plant

(b) if frost occurs during the period of ripening

(c) if there is fluctuation in temperature during the period of growth of the plant

(d) if there is high temperature during the time of ripening

Q342. Which of the following awards is instituted by the UNESCO?

(a) Nehru Award for International Understanding

(b) Kalinga Prize

(c) Arjuna Award

(d) Nobel Prize

Q343. The concept of ‘survival of the fittest’ was first advocated by

(a) Oparin

(b) Darwin

(c) Spencer

(d) Haeckel

Q344. Deficiency of vitamin D in children causes

(a) beriberi

(b) pellagra

(c) rickets

(d) scurvy

Q345. In man, the normal number of chromosomes is

(a) 42

(b) 44

(c) 46

(d) 48

Q346. Scurvy is a disease which is caused due to the deficiency of vitamin

(a) A

(b) K

(c) C

(d) B12

Q347. Respiration is

(a) oxidation

(b) reduction

(c) hydrolysis


Q348. During photosynthesis green plants absorb

(a) nitrogen

(b) carbon dioxide

(c) carbon monoxide

(d) oxygen

Q349. Tamiflu is frontline drug against

(a) bird flu

(b) cancer

(c) AIDS

(d) polio

Q350. ‘Why excessive heating and repeated use of cooking oil are most undesirable?

(a) The oil vapour can cause indoor pollution

(b) Carcinogenic substances like benzpyrene are produced

(c) Nutrient value of food is lost

(d) Loss and wastage of oil

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