Biology (Botany, Zoology, Nutrition, Health, Agriculture, Ecology and Environment) : All SSC Exams Previous Years Questions Papers Solved Part 2

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Q.1:- Which was the first antibiotic ?

  1. Terramycin
  2. Neomycin
  3. Penicillin
  4. Streptomycin

Q.2:- The element which is the most abundant in the human body is ?

  1. Oxygen
  2. Carbon
  3. Iron
  4. Nitrogen

Q.3:- The “Theory of Evolution” was put forward by ?

  1. Louis Pasteur
  2. Aristotle
  3. Gregor Mandel
  4. Charles Darwin

Q.4:- The branch of agriculture which deals with the feeding, shelter, health and breeding of the domestic animals is called ?

  1. Dairy Science
  2. Veterinary Science
  3. Poultry
  4. Animal Husbandry

Q.5:- Which organ of the body never rests ?

  1. Eyes
  2. Pancreas
  3. Liver
  4. Heart

Q.6:- Hay fever is a sign of ?

  1. Malnutrition
  2. Allergy
  3. Old Age
  4. Over Work

Q.7:- Hashish is obtained from a plant. From which part of the plant is it obtained ?

  1. Leaves
  2. Stem
  3. Exudate from leaves and female inflorescence
  4. Exudate from stem and male inflorescence

Q.8:- Virus contains ?

  1. Protein and lipid
  2. Nucleic acid and protein
  3. Lipid and carbohydrate
  4. Carbohydrate and nucleic acid

Q.9:- Who amongst the following was awarded Nobel Prize for path breaking contributions to develop treatment against Parkinson’s disease ?

  1. Arvid Carlsson
  2. Walter Kohn
  3. Robert B. Laughlin
  4. Ferid Murad

Q.10:- Which one of the following is NOT a function of kidney ?

  1. Regulation of blood pH
  2. Removal of metabolic wastes from the body
  3. Production of antibodies
  4. Regulation of osmotic pressures of the blood

Q.11:- Reserpine is used to ?

  1. Reduce high blood pressure
  2. Increase blood pressure when it is low
  3. Alleviate pain
  4. Cure arthritis
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Q.12:- Which among the following helps in circulation of blood ?

  1. Arithrocytus
  2. Blood Platelets
  3. Monocytes
  4. Lymphocytes

Q.13:- A ‘Breath Test’ used by traffic police to check drunken driving uses ?

  1. Potassium dichromate sulphuric acid
  2. Potassium permanganate sulphuric acid
  3. Turmeric .on filter paper
  4. Silica gel coated with silver nitrate

Q.14:- A clone is a colony of ?

  1. Cells having different shapes
  2. Cells having similar shape
  3. Cells having similar genetic constitution
  4. Cells having different genetic constitutions

Q.15:- Which one of the following substances is used for preservation of food grains ?

  1. Sodium benzoate
  2. Vinegar
  3. Sodium chloride
  4. Potassium permanganate

Q.16:- Labourers who do not hard manual labour develop thick skin on their palms and soles due to ?

  1. Thick epidermis
  2. Thick dermis
  3. Thick subcutaneous tissue
  4. All of these

Q.17:- A rare and endangered animal in Silent Valley is ?

  1. Musk deer
  2. Tiger
  3. Lion tailed macaque
  4. Rhinosores

Q.18:- Maximum photosynthetic activity occurs in ?

  1. Blue and red region of light
  2. Green and yellow region of light
  3. Blue and orange region of light
  4. Violet and orange region of light

Q.19:- The animal which has become extinct recently in India happens to be ?

  1. Golden cat
  2. Cheetah
  3. Wooly Wolf
  4. Rhinoceros

Q.20:- Which one of the following is not a digestive enzyme ?

  1. Pepsin
  2. Renin
  3. Insulin
  4. Amylopsin

Q.21:- Which of the following is not required for seed germination ?

  1. Water
  2. Air
  3. Sunlight
  4. Suitable temperature

Q.22:- Angora wool is extracted from ?

  1. Rabbit
  2. Sheep
  3. Fox
  4. Goat
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Q.23:- Quantity of fresh air required for a man is ?

  1. 1000 cubic feet of air for every 20 minutes
  2. 1000 cubic feet of air for every 20 seconds
  3. 1000 cubic feet of air for every 10 minutes
  4. 1000 cubic feet of air for every 10 seconds

Q.24:- Dehydration in human body is caused due to the loss of ?

  1. Vitamins
  2. Salts
  3. Hormones
  4. Water

Q.25:- Kidney disease in man is caused by the pollutant ?

  1. Cadmium
  2. Iron
  3. Cobalt
  4. Carbon


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