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

1. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), the disease which causes the death of the largest number of people today is [1996]

2. Other than Jatropha curcas, why is Pongamiapinnata also considered a good option for the production of bio-diesel in India? [2010]
1. Pongamia pinnata grows naturally in most of the arid regions of India.
2. The seeds of Pongamia pinnata are rich in lipid content of which nearly half is oleic acid.
Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?

3. The major chemical compound found in kidney stones is: [1996]

4. The normal temperature of human on Kelvin scale is [1995]

5. Though coffee and tea both are cultivated on hill slopes, there is some difference between them regarding their cultivation?
In this context, consider the following statements: [2010]
1. Coffee plant requires a hot and humid climate of tropical areas whereas tea can be cultivated in both tropical and subtropical areas.
2. Coffee is propagated by seeds but tea is propagated by stem cuttings only.
Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

6. People drinking water from a shallow handpump, are likely to suffer from all of the following diseases except [1996]

7. The major component of honey is [1997]

8. Which one of the following type of micro organisms is most widely used in industries? [1998]

9. A person with 'AB'blood group is sometimes called a universal recipient because of the [1995]

10. Which one of the following is a membrane that protects the developing embryo from desiccation? [1995]

General Knowledge

1. World Geography -Test-01
2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
16. INM-Test-01
17. INM-Test-02
18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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