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Today’s Topic:Plants and Animals

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Today’s Topic:Plants and Animals

Q1. Which of the following flowering plants completes its life cycle every two year:

a) Dahlia                b) Sunflower                 c) Carrots                     d) Mustard

Ans:     C

Explanation:    On the basis of duration of their life cycle, flowering plants are classified as annual (which life commonly 1 year like, Mustard, sunflower) bienernial (2 year) like Carrot, Cabbage) and perenial (which has life three year or several year as like ginger dahlia.

Q2. Which of the following is called the ‘police force’ of human body:

a) Thrombocytes               b) Fibrinogen                 c) Erythrocytes                d) Leucocytes

Ans:     D

Explanation:    The nucleated white blood cells numbering about 9000 per cublicmillimeter in shape and contain no pigment. They are known as ‘police force’ of the human body. They protect from disease producing organism. So i      n the given option (D) is ‘police force’ of the human body.

Q3. Consider the following statement and select the correct code. IT is related to adipose tissues:

1) The red bone marrow is also explained as an example of adipore.

2) It is a connective tissue.

3) It stores most of the fat in animal bodies.

a) 1and 2 are correct              b) Only 3 is correct             c) Only 2 is correct          d) 2 and 3 are correct.

Ans:     D

Explanation:    Adipose tissue is connective tissue modified for storage of fat. The cells are commonly large and are rounded or oval in shape with prominent central vacuoles that push the cytoplasm and nuclei to the periphery of the cell.

Q4. Fibers of commercial importance derived from coconut and jute fall under which of the following types of tissue:

a) Phloem             b) Parenchyma               c) Collenchyma              d) None of these

Ans:      D

Explanation:    Scleraenechyma consist of long, narrow, fibre like cell, pointed a t both ends and with thick lined wall that gradually lose protoplasm and so are dead when fully formed. Its cells are also used in patches and provide mechanical strength.

Q5. Under which of the following categories does microscopic organism Euglena fall:

a) Prostista             b) Plant          c) Animal            d) All of the above

Ans:     A

Explanation:    Euglena is found in ponds and is very prominent in the summer months, giving a characteristic green fringe to the water. It has chloroplast with help of which it manufactures food, very much like autorophic plants. It moves about free in animals.

Q6. Given below are the examples of true and false fruits:

1) Mango           2) Apple            3) Pears            4) Strawberry           5) Pod of pea plants

Which among the above are true fruits.

a) Mango and pod of pea plants                 b) Mango, apple, pear

c) Mango, pear and pod of plants               d) Apple, strawberry and pear.

Ans:     A

Explanation:    A true fruit is transformed and matured ovary. No other part of flower take part in its formation. A false fruit if any part of the flower other than the ovary has contributed towards its formation.

Q7. Match the following with

List-I                              List-II:

a) Vitamin ‘D’                    1) Hennyman

b) Homeopathy                2) Hopkins

c) Sex Hormone              3) Stenotch

d) DNA                            4) James Watson and Crick

Codes: A         B          C          D

a)    1          2          3          4

b)    2          1          3          4

c)    4          2          3          1

d)    3           2          4          1

Ans:     B


Vitamin ‘D’         –           Hopkins

Homeopathy     –           Hennyman

Sex Hormone    –           Stenotch

DNA                   –           James Watson and Crick

Q8. Match the following List-I with List-II and select correct code:

Disease                                    Virus

A) AIDS                                   1) HIV

B) Dengue                               2) Arbian Virus

C) Polio                                   3) Polio

D) Influenza                             4) ABC

Codes: A         B          C          D

a)         1         2          3          4

b)         2         3          1          4

c)         4         3          1          2

d)         2         4          3          1

Ans:     A


AIDS               –           HIV

Dengue           –           Arabin virus

Polio               –           Polio

Influenza         –           ABC

Q9. Consider the following statements and select correct code:

1) In the leaves of Dictyocaulus, both sides of the leaves are almost equally exposed to light, the stomata are evenly distributed on both sides.

2) In the leaves of monocyteledon, there are distinct upper and lower sides the stomata are confined to lower side only.

a) 1 and 2 are correct               b) Only 1 is correct

c) Both 1 and 2 are correct       d) North of these

Ans:     A

Explanation:    It is in the leaves of dictorhydeons that there distinct upper and lower side. Where stomata’s are confined to lower side only.

Q10. Match the following with their scientific name and select correct code:

A) Man            1) Ranatigrina

B) Cow            2) Homo spania

C) Cat             3) Felisdomestica

D) Frog           4) Bosindicus


Codes: A         B         C          D

a)         2         4          3          1

b)         1         2          3          4

c)         3         2          4          1

d)        4          2          3          1

Ans:     A


Man                 –           Homo spania

Frog                 –           Rata tigrina

Cow                 –           Bosindicus

Cat                   –           Felisdomestica


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