Botany (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

1. In a bisexual flower, if androecium and gynoecium mature at different times, the phenomenon is known as [2002]

2. Ergotism is due to consumption of [1998]

3. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists [1998]
List.-I - List. II
A. Fruit - 1. Ovule
B. Seed - 2. Leaf
C. Wood - 3. Stem
D. Starch - 4. Ovary

4. Due to their extensive rice cultivation, some regions may be contributing to global warming. To what possible reason/ reasons is this attributable? [2010]
1. The anaerobic conditions associated with rice cultivation cause the emission of methane.
2. When nitrogen based fertilizers are used, nitrous oxide is emitted from the cultivated soil.
Which of the statements given above is / are correct?

5. The only snake that builds a nest is: [1995]

6. Epiphytes are plants which depend on other plants for [2001]

7. Which of the following types of light are strongly absorbed by plants? [2007]

8. Consider the following statements: [2005]
1. Kyoto protocol came into force in the year 2005.
2. Kyoto protocol deals primarily with the depletion of the ozone layer.
3. Methane as a green house gas is more harmful than carbon dioxide.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

9. Consider the following [2008]
1. Rice fields
2. Coalmining
3. Domestic animals
4. Wet lands
Which of the above are sources of methane, a major greenhouse gas?

10. Which one of the following organisms can serve as a biofertilizer for rice crop? [2000]

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