Most Important 200 GK questions for upcoming Gov Exams – IBPS

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  1. Which of the following is associated with the economic liberalization in India?

1          Dr. Manmohan Singh

2          Indira Gandhi

3          Sonia Gandhi

4          A. V. Bajpayee

Ans:1

  1. The author of Anna Karenina is

1          Tony Morrison

2          Emily Dickinson

3          Leo Tolstoy

4          G. B. Shaw

Ans:3

  1. An eclipse of the Sun takes place

1          Once in every year

2          When the moon is full

3          When the moon passes between the sun and the earth

4          When earth comes between the sun and the moon

Ans:3

  1. Which one of the following flim was made by Satyajit Ray for Children?

1          Ashani Sanket

2          Pather Pachali

3          Charu Lata

4          Sonar Killa

Ans:4

  1. In the worst fire in Russian history, more than 100 people were killed and still more wounded in a nightclub in the Ural city of Perm on -. 2009.

1          December 11

2          December 9

3          December 7

4          December 5

Ans:4

  1. NATO Secretary-General – of Denmark, on December 4, 2009, declared that at least 25 nations would provide the additional forces in Afghanistan in 2010.

1          Anders Fogh Rasmussen

2          Andrew Niccol

3          Sacha Gervasi

4          Stanley Tucci

Ans:1

  1. On which recent date did the Nepali government hold a Cabinet meeting at Kalapatthar in the Everest region, endorsing a declaration on climate issues?

1          December 2

2          December 3

3          December 4

4          December 1

Ans:3

  1. Premier of Canada’s – province, Dalton McGuinty, on December 3, 2009, announced Canada’s plans to offer India a wide range of eco-friendly technologies.

1          Quebec

2          Ontario

3          Alberta

4          Manitoba

Ans:2

  1. Which Asian nation, in December 2009, pledged to voluntary reduce its carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP by 40-45 per cent of 2005 levels, by 2020?

1          China

2          Japan

3          India

4          South Korea

Ans:1

  1. The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps on Iran, on December 1, 2009, arrested five – nationals for trespassing Iran’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf.

1          Israeli

2          French

3          German

4          British

Ans:4

  1. Bombay Stock Exchange sensitive index, Sensex, the barometer of domestic stock market, entered its Silver Jubilee year on

1          January 1, 2010

2          January 2, 2010

3          January 3, 2010

4          December 31, 2009

Ans:2

  1. Renowned sarod and sitar maker – died in Kolkata on January 2, 2010.

1          Ajit Banerjee

2          Nirmal Taluqdar

3          Hemendra Chandra Sen

4          Visesh Mohan Dey

Ans:3

  1. The – Government, on January 1, 2010, imposed a ban on holding strike in all power corporations under energy department for six months in public interest.

1          Delhi

2          Maharashtra

3          Uttar Pradesh

4          Rajasthan

Ans:3

  1. The – Government, in December 2009, announced to set upgrade inndustrial infrastructure in a bid to give a boost to industry.

1          Bihar

2          Orissa

3          Jharkhand

4          Punjab

Ans:4

 

  1. Which of the following is a unit of angle measurement?

1          Hour

2          Second

3          Millimeter

4          None of these

Ans:2

  1. The Supreme Court has interpreted constitutional right to education as

1          Fundamental right under directive principles

2          Right to life

3          Right to equality

4          Right to Employment

Ans:1

  1. Who among the following is a poet, dramatist and also an essay writer?

1          Mahadevi Verma

2          Muktibodh

3          Bharatendu

4          Jai Shankar Prashad

Ans:3

  1. Which country lie on either side of the McMahon line?

1          India and Pakistan

2          India and China

3          India and Bangladesh

4          China and Pakistan

Ans:2

  1. The river Thames flows through

1          Ireland

2          England

3          Iceland

4          Scotland

Ans:2

  1. -. on December 18, 2009, announced to institute awards for promotion of `energy conservation buildings’ and setting up of green energy and energy conservation fund.

1          HCL Infosystems and Motorola

2          MTNL

3          Bharti Airtel and BSNL

4          All of the above

Ans:1

  1. Which State Government, in December 2009, formulated an e-marketing scheme for farmers to provide regular information on the prices of their produce in various mandis?

1          Punjab

2          Rajasthan

3          Haryana

4          Uttar Pradesh

Ans:2

  1. -, on December 8, 2009, announced to deposit with the Reserve Bank of India the donations made by devotees in the form of gold and silver.

1          Tamil Nadu

2          Uttar Pradesh

3          Himachal pradesh

4          Uttarakhand

Ans:3

  1. Punjab, in December 2009, proposed to develop the Asal-Uttar in – district as a tribute to the soldiers who repulsed the Pakistani Army attack during the 1965 war.

1          Bhatinda

2          Ludhiana

3          Tarn Taran

4          Kapurthala

Ans:3

  1. The Chief Minister of which of the following states was conferred with the Polio Championship Award on December 6, 2009?

1          Bihar

2          Orissa

3          West Bengal

4          Chhattisgarh

Ans:1

  1. -, on December 5, 2009, announced to establish a natural fibres bank to conserve and promote planting material for commercial exploitation.

1          Uttar Pradesh

2          Himachal Pradesh

3          Uttarakhand

4          Jharkhand

Ans:3

  1. Prominent Oriya poet – was conferred the coveted Fellowship of the Sahitya Akademi, the national academy for literature, in Bhubaneshwar on December 4, 2009.

1          Dinkar Oza

2          Ramakanta Rath

3          Mahendra Dey

4          Suresh Panda

Ans:2

  1. The Election Commission, in December 2009, pulled up – for violating the model code of conduct during the Jharkhand Assembly elections.

1          Canara Bank, Bangalore

2          Union Bank of India, Mumbai

3          State Bank of India, Ranchi

4          Only 1 and 2

Ans:4

  1. The World Bank, in December 2009, extended its support to the Rajasthan Government for four projects pertaining to -.

1          Livelihood

2          Water resources and rural roads

3          Agricultural competitiveness

4          All of the above

Ans:4

  1. -, on December 3, 2009, decided to implement a “Jawahar Social Infrastructure Mission” focusing on the disability sector, senior citizens and children.

1          Delhi

2          Orissa

3          Punjab

4          Haryana

Ans:4

  1. Prominent barrister of Indian origin -. who has handled high profile cases in the U.K., was appointed a Recorder by Queen Elizabet on December 29, 2009.

1          Seema Singh

2          Niharika Gupta

3          Manya Raheja

4          Kalyani Kaul

Ans:4

  1. India and -, on December 29, 2009, finalised an action plan to strengthen security cooperation.

1          Maldives

2          Indonesia

3          Japan

4          China

Ans:3

  1. Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck came to India in December 2009, on his first state visit to a country after his formal coronation as the – King of Bhutan in 2008.

1          Third

2          Seventh

3          Fifth

4          Ninth

Ans:3

  1. – was appointed the president of the Bharatiya Janata Party, succeeding Rajnath Singh, on December 19, 2009.

1          Mrinal Patekar

2          Nitin Gadkari

3          Goloknath Borde

4          Shivshankar Bhosale

Ans:2

  1. The use of which of the following devices has given the modern biologist a better insight into the internal structure of cells

1          Computer

2          Electron microscope

3          Spectrophotometer

4          Ultracentrifuge

Ans:2

  1. The smallest size of a cell which can be seen directly by the eye is

1          One micron

2          10 Micron

3          100 Micron

4          1000 micron

Ans:3

  1. The cell theory of Schleiden states that

1          Cells reproduce by mitosis or meiosis

2          All cells have nuclei

3          Cells are the ultimate units forming the structure of all plant tissues

4          Cells arise only from pre-existing cells

Ans:3

  1. The theory that all animals and plants are made up of cells and they could arise only from pre-existing cells was propounded by

1          Robert Hooke

2          Matthias Schleiden and Theodore Schwann

3          Purkinje

4          Leuwenhoek

Ans:2

  1. Who invented the Electron microscope?

1          Knoll and Ruska

2          Rudolk and Kolliker

3          Robert Hooke

4          C.P. Swanson

Ans:1

  1. The first person to observe the bacteria, protozoa and spermatozoa under the microscope was

1          Theodore Schwann

2          Matthias Schleiden

3          Robert Hooke

4          Leuwenhoek

Ans:4

  1. Who was the first scientist to use an instrument for biological studies in 1665?

1          Robert Hooke

2          Schwann

3          Schleiden

4          None of the above

Ans:1

  1. An anaerobic species of the bacterium Clostridium causes a very serious disease in human populations. Which of the following diseases is it?

1          Botulism

2          Pneumonia

3          Tuberculosis

4          Typhid

Ans:1

  1. Whooping cough is caused by

1          Salmonella

2          Bacillus pertussis

3          Variola

4          Vibriona

Ans:2

  1. Pneumonia is a bacterial disease caused by the type of bacteria called

1          Bacilli

2          Cocci

3          Sprilli

4          Vibrio

Ans:2

  1. The dreaded human disease, Syphilis, is caused by:

1          A bacterium

2          Fungus

3          An animal parasite

4          Virus

Ans:1

  1. Which of the following plant diseases is not a bacterial disease?

1          Brown rot of potatoes

2          Citrus canker

3          Heart rot of beets

4          Red stripe of sugarcane

Ans:3

  1. Which of the following plant disease is caused by bacteria?

1          Citrus dieback

2          Karnal bunt of wheat

3          Potato witches’ broom

4          Tundu disease of wheat

Ans:4

  1. What is the role played by non-pathogenic bacteria?

1          They cause diseases

2          They do not cause diseases

3          They are of no use

4          They attack only plants

Ans:2

  1. What is the bacterial disease in lime fruits?

1          Phytophthora

2          White rust

3          Citrus canker

4          Smut disease

Ans:3

  1. The leaf blight of paddy is caused by

1          Bacteria

2          Virus

3          Nematodes

4          Fungus

Ans:1

  1. Which of the following is a bacterial disease?

1          Early blight of potatoes

2          Loose smut of wheat

3          Red rot of sugarcane

4          Red stripe of sugarcane

Ans:4

  1. The nucleus is absent in

1          Algae

2          Fungi

3          Escherichia coli

4          Angiosperm

Ans:3

  1. Bacterial action changes dead leaves into:

1          Algae

2          Fungi

3          Humus

4          None of the above

Ans:3

  1. A bacterium divides every minute and takes an hour to fill a cup. How much time will it take to fill half the cup?

1          15 minutes

2          30 minutes

3          59 minutes

4          60 minutes

Ans:3

  1. The necrotic ring spot disease of stone fruits (cherry, peach, plum, etc.) is caused by

1          A bacterium

2          Fungal infection

3          Molybdenum deficiency

4          Virus

Ans:4

  1. Which of the following disease is not caused by virus?

1          Ranikhet

2          Blu tongue

3          Babesiosis

4          Marek’s disease

Ans:3

  1. One Gigabyte is Approximately equal is

1          1000,000 bytes

2          1000,000,000 bytes

3          1000,000,000,000 bytes

4          None of these

Ans:2

  1. Check the odd term out

1          Internet

2          Linux

3          Unix

4          Windows

Ans:1

  1. The errors that can be pointed out by the compiler are

1          Syntax error

2          Symantic error

3          Logical error

4          Internal error

Ans:1

  1. What is the control unit’s function in the CPU

1          To transfer data to primary storage .

2          TO store program instructions.

3          To perform logic functions.

4          To decode program instructions.

Ans:3

  1. Find the incorrect one

1          Hertz is used to measure frequency.

2          Kelvin is used to measure temperature.

3          Bel is used to measure atmospheric pressure.

4          ohm is used to measure electrical resistance.

Ans:3

  1. The latitude difference between India and Pakistan for their standard time is

1          7 degree

2          7.5 degree

3          8 degree

4          8.5 degree

Ans:2

  1. The Jawaharlal Nehru Solar Mission approved by the Union Cabinet in November 2009 aims to add 20,000 MW of power by the year

1          2015

2          2017

3          2020

4          2022

Ans:4

  1. Which of the following plant diseases is caused by a virus?

1          Aster yellows

2          Barley yellow dwarf

3          Curly top of sugar beets

4          All of the above

Ans:4

  1. Much of our present-day knowledge in Molecular genetics has been obtained by using the bacterium E.coli. If we were to collect samples of this bacterium, where should we look for it?

1          Human intestine

2          Refuse dumps

3          Soil

4          Stagnant water

Ans:1

  1. The two diseases that most often kill AIDS victims are

1.Kaposi’s sarcoma

2.Lymphangioma

3.Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia

4.Systemic Lupus erythromatosus

1          1 and 2

2          2 and 3

3          1 and 3

4          3 and 4

Ans:3

  1. AIDS is caused by the organisms which are

1          Bacteria

2          Fungi

3          Viruses (HTLV III)

4          Protozoa

Ans:3

  1. All of the following diseases are caused by virus except:

1          Jaundice

2          Influenza

3          Typhoid

4          Mumps

Ans:3

  1. Consider the following statements and select your answer from the choices that follow: I. The patients nerves are damaged by polio. II. Tetanus is caused by virus.

1          Both are correct

2          II alone is correct

3          I alone is correct

4          Both are wrong.

Ans:3

  1. The virus that infects bacterium is:

1          Arbovirus

2          Viraemia

3          Bacteriophage

4          Baclofen

Ans:3

  1. The polio virus enters the body through

1          Mosquito bites

2          Tick bites

3          Contaminated food and water

4          Saliva and secretion from the nose

Ans:3

  1. The disease that is caused by viral infection is

1          Typhoid

2          Cholera

3          Common cold

4          Tetanus

Ans:3

  1. What is responsible for diphtheria and influenza?

1          Virus and bacteria respectively

2          Bacteria and virus respectively

3          Bacteria

4          Water pollution

Ans:2

  1. Small pox is caused by

1          Bacteria

2          Fungus

3          Virus

4          Algae

Ans:3

  1. Measles is caused by

1          Bacteria

2          Fungus

3          Virus

4          Protozoan

Ans:3

  1. Jaundice is caused by a/an

1          Virus

2          Bacteria

3          Fungus

4          Animal

Ans:1

  1. Which one of the following is a viral disease transmitted to man by the bite or rabid animals particularly dogs?

1          Cholera

2          Plague

3          Malaria

4          Rabies

Ans:4

  1. To which group of organisms do Viruses belong?

1          Actinomycetes

2          Cyanobacteria

3          Protozoa

4          None of these

Ans:4

  1. Which is regarded as a link between the living and the non-living?

1          Amoeba

2          Virus

3          Bacteria

4          RNA

Ans:2

  1. The vestiges of hind limbs are present in

1          Cobra

2          Sea snake

3          Krait

4          Python

Ans:4

  1. Vestigeal organs are those which are

1          Fully formed and functional

2          Much reduced but functional

3          Much reduced and functionless

4          Fully formed but functionless

Ans:3

  1. The limbs of different mammals have evolved form a basic

1          Pentadactyl plan

2          Hexadactyl plan

3          Bidactyl plan

4          Adactyl

Ans:1

  1. The organisms that live inside alimentary canal are

1          Symbionts

2          Autotrophs

3          Heterotrophs

4          Saprotrophs

Ans:1

  1. The most primitive mammals are

1          Carnivorous

2          Herbivorous

3          Omnivorous

4          Insectivorous

Ans:4

  1. Seymouria represents the transitional stage between

1          Amphibians and reptiles

2          Pisces and amphibians

3          Reptiles and mammals

4          Birds and mammals

Ans:1

  1. The golden age of Dinosaurs was

1          Palaeozoic

2          Coenozoic

3          Mesozoic

4          Proterozoic

Ans:3

  1. The oldest era is

1          Palaeozoic

2          Mesozoic

3          Coenozoic

4          Proterozoic

Ans:4

  1. Animals belonging to different classes of Vertebrates have developed similar adaptational features to a particular type of habitat. This phenomenon is called

1          Convergent evolution

2          Adaptive radiation

3          Mimicry

4          Parallel evolution

Ans:1

  1. Vestigeal pelvic girdle and bones of hind limbs are characteristic of

1          Whales

2          Dolphins

3          Seals

4          Sharks

Ans:1

  1. Who considered evolution as due to mutation?

1          Charles Darwin

2          Lamarck

3          Hugo de Vries

4          Wallace

Ans:3

  1. Hugo de Cries based his theory of mutation on observing the organism

1          Drosophila

2          Pea plant

3          Oenothera

4          Elephant

Ans:3

  1. Palaeontology is the study of

1          Birds

2          Bones

3          Fossils

4          Primates

Ans:3

  1. The biogenetic law was proposed by

1          Alfred Russel Wallace

2          Charles Darwin

3          Ernst von Haeckel

4          Lamarck

Ans:3

  1. Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny is the theory of

1          Evolution

2          Reduction

3          Recapitulation

4          Darwinism

Ans:3

  1. Wallace’s line is a line

1          Drawn by Darwin

2          Across the mountains

3          Between two zoogeographical areas

4          Between different classes of animals

Ans:3

  1. The solenocytes of Platyhelminthes, the nephridium of Annelids, and the kidneys of Vertebrates all have a similar function of excretion by differ in origin. They are said to be

1          Analogous

2          Homologous

3          Adaptational

4          Vestigeal

Ans:1

  1. The various organs of mouth parts used for biting, sucking, chewing etc of insects, though differ externally and in functions, are built on the same basic plan and it is termed

1          Analogy

2          Homology

3          Parallel evolution

4          Isolation

Ans:2

  1. Which organism probably arrived first in the world?

1          Algae

2          Fungi

3          Protozoa

4          None of the above

Ans:1

  1. The germ plasm theory of inheritance was proposed by

1          Weismann

2          Lamark

3          Darwin

4          De Vries

Ans:1

  1. Darwinism does not explain

1          Progression

2          Retrogression

3          Usefulness of all organs

4          Presence of vestigeal organs

Ans:4

  1. Sexual selection theory was propounded by

1          Wallace

2          De Vries

3          Lamarck

4          Charles Darwin

Ans:4

  1. Charles Darwin was influenced in his work by

1          Wallace

2          Lamarck

3          Malthus

4          Mendel

Ans:3

  1. The ship in which Darwin toured different parts of the world to collect data for his theory is known as HMS

1          Victoria

2          Beagle

3          Alexander

4          George

Ans:2

  1. The modern synthetic theory of organic evolution is a synthesis of theories proposed by

1          Lamarck and Darwin

2          Lamarck and De Vries

3          Darwin and De Vries

4          None of the above

Ans:3

  1. Darwin’s theory of natural selection involves:

1          Over reproduction

2          Competition

3          Survival of the fittest

4          All of these

Ans:4

  1. Origin of species was published by

1          Lamarck

2          Weismann

3          De Vries

4          Charles Darwin

Ans:4

  1. The theory of use and disuse was used to explain evolution by

1          Lamarck

2          Darwin

3          De Vries

4          Wallace

Ans:1

  1. Lamarck’s theory of inheritance of acquired characters was challenged by

1          August Weismann

2          Hugo De Vries

3          Herbert Spencer

4          Carl Linnaeus

Ans:1

  1. The Lamarckian theory of organic evolution is usually known as the theory of

1          Natural selection

2          Inheritance of acquired characters

3          Continuity of germplasm

4          Descent with change

Ans:2

  1. Both sun and Earth are

1          1 to 2 billion years old

2          4 to 5 billion years old

3          10 to 12 billion years old

4          100 to 150 billion years old

Ans:2

  1. The first sign of life made its appearance on the earth about

1          1 million years ago

2          500 million years ago

3          1 billion or 1000 million years ago

4          3 billion years ago

Ans:4

  1. The most accepted theory of the origin of earth is the fiery origin which was propounded by

1          Laplace

2          Chamberlain

3          James Jean

4          Hoyle

Ans:2

  1. The theory that believes that the first living organism came from another planet is known as

1          Catastrophic theory

2          Special creation theory

3          Organic evolution theory

4          Cosmozoic theory

Ans:4

  1. The theory which advocates that living beings can arise only from other living beings is termed

1          Bio-genesis

2          Abiogenesis

3          Catastrophism

4          Cosmozoic

Ans:1

  1. The theory that cells arise from the preexisting cells was proposed by

1          Nageli

2          Virchow

3          Schleiden

4          Muller

Ans:2

  1. A bio-genesis was disproved by

1          Spallanzani

2          Muller

3          Darwin

4          Cuvier

Ans:1

  1. Spontaneous generation signifying the development of living organisms from nonliving has been termed

1          Biogenesis

2          Abiogenesis

3          Cosmozoic

4          Catastrophism

Ans:2

  1. The biologist who believed in the spontaneous creation of microorganisms was

1          Leuwenhoek

2          Needham

3          Spallanzani

4          Pasteur

Ans:2

  1. Who among the following has not championed the modern synthetic theory of organic evolution:

1          Julian Huxley

2          T. Dobzanski

3          G.L. Stebbins

4          De Vries

Ans:4

  1. Spontaneous creation of living matter was proposed by

1          Darwin

2          Anaximenes

3          Democritus

4          Hutchinson

Ans:2

  1. The hypothesis that living matter originated in the past from non living matter is supported by

1          Fossil records

2          Miller’s experiments

3          Pasteur’s experiment

4          Spallanzani’s experiment

Ans:2

  1. ‘Life begets life’ or Biogenesis was stated by

1          Robert Koch

2          Miller

3          Louis Pasteur

4          Lord Lister

Ans:3

  1. A firm believer of Special Creation theory was

1          Darwin

2          Lamarck

3          Cuvier

4          Linnaeus

Ans:3

  1. In the last stages of chemical evolution

1          Nucleic acids were formed

2          Nucleotides were formed

3          Nucleoproteins were formed

4          Enzymes were formed

Ans:3

  1. When the earth was formed it had an atmosphere with

1          Hydrogen, Oxygen and Nitrogen

2          Water vapour, Hydrogen and Oxygen

3          Oxygen, Carbondioxide and Nitrogen

4          Water vapour, Ammonia and Methane.

Ans:4

  1. Biochemical origin of life was discovered by

1          Haldane

2          Muller

3          Oparin

4          Darwin

Ans:3

  1. What is the best way to have a data and the slide number appear on every slide?

1          choose Tools, Header and Footer, click Slide tab, select the desired options, click Apply to All

2          choose Insert, Header and Footer, click Slide tab, select the desired options, click Apply to All

3          choose View, Header and Footer, click Slide tab, select the desired options, click Apply to All

4          choose File, Header and Footer, click Slide tab, select the desired options, click Apply to All

Ans:2

  1. What do you use to create a chart?

1          Pie Wizard

2          Excel Wizard

3          Data Wizard

4          Chart Wizard

Ans:4

  1. When we opens an Internet site we see www. What is the full form of www?

1          world wide woord

2          world wide web

3          word widing works

4          words wide spiderman web

Ans:2

  1. Which of the following commands is given to reboot the computer?

1          Ctrl + Alt + Del

2          Ctrl + Alt + Tab

3          Ctrl + Shift + Del

4          Ctrl + Alt + shift

Ans:1

  1. Which of the following statements is true?

1          Minicomputer works faster than Microcomputer

2          Microcomputer works faster than Minicomputer

3          Speed of both the computers is the same

4          The speeds of both these computers cannot be compared with the

speed of advanced computer

Ans:1

  1. The background of any Word document –

1          is always white colour

2          is the colour you preset under the Options menu

3          is always the same for the entire document

4          can have any colour you choose

Ans:2

  1. The blinking symbol on the computer screen is called the

1          mouse

2          logo

3          hand

4          cursor

Ans:4

  1. Which function calculates the largest value in a set of numbers in Excel?

1          Average

2          Count

3          Minimum

4          Maximum

Ans:4

  1. Who among the following was/were selected for the 12th South Indian Education Society Awards in December 2009?

1          Somnath Chatterjee

2          M. Annadurai

3          E. Sridharan and Satya Vrat Shastri

4          All of the above

Ans:4

  1. The Ranganath Misra Commission, in December 2009, recommended – per cent reservation for Muslims and five per cent for other minorities in government jobs.

1          5

2          10

3          12

4          15

Ans:2

  1. L.K. Advani, on -, 2009, became chairman of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s parliamentary wing, signalling his exit as the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sahba.

1          December 18

2          December 21

3          December 19

4          December 20

Ans:1

  1. The Rajya Sabha, on December 17, 2009, approved re-naming the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act as the – National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.

1          Indira Gandhi

2          Rajiv Gandhi

3          Jawaharlal Nehru

4          Mahatma Gandhi

Ans:4

  1. Most plant and animal cells are similar in some respects since they both have in common

1          Cytoplasm and cellulose

2          Cytoplasm and contractile vacuole

3          Cytoplasm and nucleus

4          Membrane and cell wall

Ans:3

  1. Lysosomes were discovered by

1          Palade

2          Porter

3          Dedave

4          De vries

Ans:3

  1. Autophagy is the function of

1          Ribosomes

2          Lysosomes

3          Centrosomes

4          Mitochondria

Ans:2

  1. Depending upon their structure and function lysosomes are categorized into

1          One type only

2          Two types

3          Three types

4          Four types

Ans:3

  1. A particular cell organelle is sometimes referred to as the `suicide bag’ because it contains certain enzymes (acid hydrolase) that can break down the cell components or even the whole cell. Which one of the following is such an organelle?

1          Lysosome

2          Mesosome

3          Phagosome

4          Ribosome

Ans:1

  1. Vacuoles are bound by a definite membrane in plant cells called

1          Plasma membrane

2          Tonoplast

3          Cell wall

4          None of the above

Ans:2

  1. Endoplasmic reticulum is bound by

1          Cellulose wall

2          Membranes

3          Sclerotised layer

4          Chitinised wall

Ans:2

  1. The Electron transport chain is in the

1          Nucleus

2          Outer membrane of mitochondria

3          Inner membrane of mitochondria

4          Lysosomes.

Ans:3

  1. A Mitochondria possesses a

1          Single membrane

2          Double membrane

3          Three-layered membrane

4          Four-layered membrane

Ans:2

  1. Within the cell, the site of respiration is the

1          Golgibodies

2          Ribosomes

3          Mitochondria

4          Nucleus

Ans:3

  1. The powerhouse of a cell is the:

1          Plastid

2          Chloroplast

3          Golgi apparatus

4          Mitochondrion

Ans:4

  1. Which of the following plays an important part in photosynthesis?

1          Chloroplast

2          Centrosome

3          Tonoplast

4          Nematoblast

Ans:1

  1. The cytoplasm of a cell refers to

1          Protoplasm outside the cell nucleus

2          Protoplasm within the cell nucleus

3          Protoplasm within and outside the nucleus

4          Peripheral protoplasm

Ans:1

  1. Quantosomes are present in

1          Thylakoid membrane

2          Palisade tissue of mesophyll

3          Spongy tissue of mesophyll

4          Mitochondria

Ans:1

  1. The protoplasm of a child is exactly the same as that of its

1          Mother

2          Father

3          Grandfather

4          Identical twin

Ans:4

  1. Which of the following is a physical basis of life?

1          Nucleus

2          Ribosome

3          Protoplasm

4          Mitochondria

Ans:3

  1. The thin layer that forms a common layer for any two adjacent cells is

1          Middle lamella

2          Primary wall

3          Secondary wall

4          None of above

Ans:1

  1. The wonder pigment chlorophyll is present in

1          Mitochondria

2          Centrosomes

3          Quantosomes

4          Lysosomes

Ans:3

  1. The main function of plasma membrane is to

1          Control all cellular activities

2          Store cell material

3          Maintain the cell shape and size

4          Regulate the flow of material into and outside the wall

Ans:4

  1. The plasma membrane in Animal cell is composed of

1          Cellulose

2          Proteins

3          Lipids and proteins

4          Fats

Ans:3

  1. What controls the entry and exit of molecules in cell?

1          Nucleus

2          Ribosomes

3          DNA

4          Plasma membrane

Ans:4

  1. What controls the entry and exit of molecules in cell?

1          Nucleus

2          Ribosomes

3          DNA

4          Plasma membrane

Ans:4

  1. Cell membrane is:

1          Permeable

2          Selectively permeable

3          Semipermeable

4          Impermeable

Ans:2

  1. Who first observed the plasma membrane?

1          William Scifriz

2          Schwann

3          Palade

4          None of above

Ans:1

  1. Plant cells can usually be distinguished because only plant cells possess

1          Cell walls and mitochondria

2          Golgi bodies and central vacuoles

3          Cell walls and central vacuoles

4          Chromosomes and mitochondria

Ans:3

  1. The function of a cell wall is

1          To give definite shape to the cell

2          To provide mechanical strength and protection to the cell

3          To prevent the cell from desiccation

4          All of the above

Ans:4

  1. Cellular component can be physically separated from each other by

1          Centrifugation

2          Radioactive tracers

3          Microscopy

4          Chromatography

Ans:1

  1. Which of the following bill(s) was/were passed by the Lok Sabha on December 16, 2009?

1          National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws Bill

2          National Rural Employment Guarantee Bill

3          Payment of Gratuity Bill

4          All of the above

Ans:4

  1. India’s first commercial 2MW solar power plant was inaugurated at – near Amritsar on December 15, 2009.

1          Awan

2          Sultanpur

3          Kala

4          Shahpur

Ans:1

  1. President Pratibha Patil, on -, 2009, conferred the honorary rank of General of the Indian Army on General Chhatra Man Singh Gurung, Chief of Nepal Army.

1          December 14

2          December 17

3          December 11

4          December 21

Ans:1

  1. -, the ship-based anti-surface missile, was successfully launched from INS Subhadra, in the Bay of Bengal, off Orissa, on December 13, 2009.

1          Astra

2          Surya

3          Nag

4          Dhanush

Ans:4

  1. Which Indian state government, on December 11, 2009, announced a Rs. 60-crore package for the rehabilitation of 11, 092 families of internally displaced persons (IDPs)?

1          Gujarat

2          Madhya Pradesh

3          Assam

4          Nagaland

Ans:3

  1. For the first time in the country, the – Government, on December 9, 2009, released a Soil Nutrient Map for optimum land use in the State.

1          Uttar Pradesh

2          West Bengal

3          Orissa

4          Assam

Ans:2

  1. – based Institute of Genomics and INtegrative Biology, on December 8, 2009, announced to have succeeded in completely sequencing the genome of an individual.

1          Hyderabad

2          Nasik

3          Jaipur

4          New Delhi

Ans:4

  1. Which of the following varieties of rice produced in Kerala were registered as Geographical Indications in December 2009?

1          Pokkali

2          Navara

3          Palakkadan Matta

4          All of the above

Ans:4

  1. On which recent date did India and Russia sign a breakthrough long-term pact for expanding civil nuclear cooperation in Moscow?

1          December 7

2          December 14

3          December 21

4          December 28

Ans:1

  1. Which Indian State, in December 2009, brought out its first ever individual Forest Policy, proposing to achieve 20 per cent of its total land mass under forests?

1          Bihar

2          Madhya Pradesh

3          Rajasthan

4          Gujarat

Ans:3

  1. On which recent date did the Union Cabinet clear the National Green Tribunal Bill paving the way for setting up a National Green tribunal?

1          December 1

2          December 3

3          December 11

4          December 7

Ans:2

  1. India, on December 3, 2009, announced per cent carbon emission intensity cuts on the 2005 levels by 2020.

1          10–15

2          15–20

3          20–25

4          25–30

Ans:3

  1. The World Bank, in December 2009, announced a soft loan of $ – billion for the recently launched National Ganga River Basin Authority to clean and conserve the river.

1          One

2          Two

3          Three

4          Four

Ans:1

  1. Governor S.K. Singh, a former Foreign Secretary, died in New Delhi on December 1. 2009.

1          Punjab

2          Assam

3          Tamil Nadu

4          Rajasthan

Ans:4

  1. India liberalized its trade with on January 1, 2010, by slashing duties on several products like seafood, chemicals and apparel among others.

1          South Korea

2          Singapore and Thailand

3          Malaysia

4          All of the above

Ans:4

  1. Which country, on December 23, 2009, agreed to help India build a manned spaceship and send an Indian astronaut to space under a 10-year cooperation programme?

1          Russia

2          USA

3          France

4          Israel

Ans:1

  1. Nuclear membrane is absent in

1          Prokaryotes

2          Eukaryotes

3          Protozoans

4          All of the above

Ans:1

  1. A prokaryote is

1          A single-celled organism

2          A hard and stony fruit

3          An organism lacking membrane bound nucleus in its cells

4          The most primitive multicellular organism

Ans:3

  1. The cells that make up neurilemma in nerve tissue are

1          Epithelial cells

2          Connective tissue

3          Schwann cells

4          Erythrocytes

Ans:3

  1. The cell that is concerned with excretion and osmoregulation is

1          Flame cell

2          Chromatophores

3          Nematoblast

4          None of these

Ans:1

  1. The cell that lacks a nucleus is

1          Flame cell

2          Spermatozoan

3          Red blood corpuscles in man

4          White blood corpuscles

Ans:3

  1. Red pigment is formed in

1          Nucleoplasm

2          Mitochondria

3          Choloroplasts

4          Cell sap in vacuoles of the leaf

Ans:4

  1. Granum is a component of

1          Chloroplasts

2          Golgi apparatus

3          Ribosomes

4          Starch grains

Ans:1

  1. The primary energy for living organisms is

1          Solar energy

2          Chemical energy

3          ATP

4          Mitochondria

Ans:1

  1. Acrosome in a sperm is secreted by

1          Endoplasmic reticulum

2          Mitochondria

3          Golgi bodies

4          Centrioles

Ans:3

  1. In the plant cells golgi complex is scattered in the cytoplasm in the form of small vesicles called

1          Lysosomes

2          Oxysomes

3          Dictyosomes

4          Ribosomes

Ans:3

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