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World Geography General Knowledge Questions

Q. The temperature of a normal human body is
(A) 98.4º F
(B) 98º F
(C) 98.8º F
(D) None of these
Ans: (D)

Q. When ants bite, they inject
(A) Glacial acetic acid
(B) Methanol
(C) Formic acid
(D) Stearic acid
Ans: (C)

Q. Which is an atrocious animal?
(A) Penguin
(B) Whale
(C) Otter
(D) Tortoise
Ans: (B)

Q. The normal temperature of the human body is
(A) 37ºC
(B) 98ºC
(C) 367 K
(D) None of these
Ans: (A)

Q. Identify parasite of the following.
(A) Pitcher plant
(B) Cuscuta
(C) Bladderwort
(D) Sunflower
Ans: (B)

Q. Plants are formed like parent plant from
(A) Seeds
(B) Cut stem
(C) Both of the above
(D) None of the above
Ans: (B)

Q. Which one of the following parts of the human brain is the regulating centre for swallowing and vomiting?
(A) Cerebellum
(B) Cerebrum
(C) Medulla oblongata
(D) Pons
Ans: (C)

Q. Consider the following statements.
1. Tapeworm is a hermaphrodite.
2. Round-worm has separate sexes.
3. Filaria is caused by a nematode.
4. Guinea-worm is an annelid. Which of these are correct?

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 1, 2 and 3
(C) 3 and 4
(D) 2, 3 and 4
Ans: (B)

Q. Consider the following statements.
1. Sweet orange plant is propagated by grafting technique.
2. Jasmine plant is propagated by layering technique. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2
Ans: (C)

Q. Consider the following plants.
1. Bougainvillea
2. Carnations
3. Cocoa
4. Grapes Which of these plants are propagated by stem cuttings?

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 1, 2 and 4
(D) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Ans: (D)

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Q. Consider the following statements. Assertion (A): During sleep, bright light is undesirable. Reason (R): In bright light, production of melatonin in the body is considerably increased. Select your answer using the codes given below. Code
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation of
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true
Ans: (C)

Q. “It begins as a single cell and grows into a merciless disease that claims millions of lives year after year. But scientists are steadily unlocking its mysteries and the fight against it, may now have reached a dramatic turning point. New discoveries promise better therapies and hope in the war against….”. The disease referred to in the above quotation is
(A) Cancer
(C) Tuberculosis
(D) Alzheimer’s disease
Ans: (A)

Q. Biologically, synthesized nano particles are used as a new ecofriendly technology, which has big possibility in cancer treatment, an extracts of plants is used in this technique, this plant is
(A) Calotropis gigantea
(B) Parthenium hysterophorus
(C) Rice
(D) Lemongrass
Ans: (B)

Q. Arthritis is caused by the deposition of which of the following in the joints of the body?
(A) Urea
(B) Uric acid
(C) Albumin
(D) Cholesterol
Ans: (B)

Q. The people who eat cooked food with adulterated mustard oil can cause dangerous disease (Dropsy). Which one of the following reason may not be correct (As happened in India)?
(A) Adulteration in arzimon oil
(B) Parts of cyanide in mustard oil
(C) Concentration of rice husk in oil
(D) Mixing of white colour
Ans: (C)

Q. Which one of the following human organs is responsible for detoxification of alcohol?
(A) Liver
(B) Lung
(C) Heart
(D) Kidney
Ans: (A)

Q. The organ affected by malaria is
(A) Heart
(B) Lungs
(C) Kidney
(D) Spleen
Ans: (D)

Q. Which of the following is a carrier of parasite Plasmodium?
(A) Mosquito
(B) Fly
(C) Lice
(D) All of the above
Ans: (A)

Q. Which of the following disease is caused by protozoa?
(A) Cholera
(B) Diphtheria
(C) Pneumonia
(D) Malaria
Ans: (D)

Q. Which one of the following is not common between Malaria and Dengue?
(A) Fever
(B) Mosquito bite
(C) Human species
(D) Mosquito species
Ans: (D)

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