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1. The major component of honey is [1997]


2. Corpus luteum is a mass of cells found in [1997]


3. Oxygen transportation in a human body takes place through [1997]
1. Blood
2. Lungs
3. Tissue
The correct sequence of transportation is


4. By Weaving threads of physics, chemistry and biology into a rich tapestry, this remarkable scientist provided a unifying molecular view of the world. He touted the wonderful properties of Vitamin C, first as a cure of common cold and later as preventing agent against cancer." One of science's major figures of all time referred to above is [1995]


5. Examine the following three statements: [1998]
1. Processed meat is a perishable food
2. All perishable foods are packed in sealed tins
3. Sealed tins sometimes to do not contain processed meat
Which one of the following inferences can be drawn from the above statements?



6. Consider the following statements: [2010]
1. The boundaries of a National Park are defined by legislation.
2. A Biosphere Reserve is declared to conserve a few specific species of flora and fauna.
3. In a Wildlife Sanctuary, limited biotic interference is permitted.
Which of the statements given above is / correct?


7. Consider the following statements: [2010]
1. Biodiversity hotspots are located only in tropical regions.
2. India has four biodiversity hotspots i.e., Eastern Himalayas, Western Himalayas, Western Ghats and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Which of the statements given above is / are correct?


8. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below: [1997]
List- I- List-II
A. Malaria - 1. Bone marrow
B. Filaria - 2. Brain
C. Encephalitis - 3. Muscle
D. Leukaemia - 4. Lymph node
5. Blood cells


9. A pesticide which is a chlorinated hydrocarbon is sprayed on a food crop. The food chain is: Food crop - Rat - Snake - Hawk. In this food chain, the highest concentration of the pesticide would accumulate in which one of the following? [2010]


10. Which of the following would lead to malnutrition? [1996]
1. Overnutrition
2. Undernutrition
3. Imbalanced nutrition
Select the correct answer by using the codes given below Codes:


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