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A nucleoside is

(a) purine/pyramidine + phosphate
(b) purine/pyramidine + sugar
(c) Pyramidine + purine + phosphate
(d) Purine + sugar + phosphate
Ans. (b)

In angiosperms regarding development of microgametophyte each microspore
mother cell undergoes
(a) Mitosis to produce 4 microspores
(b) Two successive mitosis to form 4 microspores
(c) Two successive meiotic division to form 4 microspores
(d) Meiosis to produce 4 haploid microspores
Ans. (d)
Insectivorous plants grow in:
(a) Nitrogen rich soil
(b) Nitrogen deficient soil
(c) Potassium deficient soil
(d) Carbohydrate rich soil
Ans. (b)
If a sporangium derived from a single cell is called
(a) Leptosporangiate
(b) Eusporangiate
(c) Heterosporangiate
(d) None of the above
Ans. (a)
A plant having two types of haploid structures in its life cycle is known as:
(a) Haplobiontic
(b) Diplobiontic
(c) Haplontic
(d) Diplontic
Ans. (a)
A chain of amino acids joined by peptide bonds is called as
(a) Peptide chain
(b) Polypeptide chain
(c) Polyamino acid chain
(d) Nucleotide chain
Ans. (b)
Endoplasmic reticulum remains in continuation with:
(a) nucleus
(b) Ribosomes
(c) Mitochondria
(d) Golgi bodies
Ans. (a)
In meiosis-I, the Centromere undergoes:
(a) Division between anaphase and Interphase
(b) Division between prophase and metaphase

Two chromatids and one centromere B.(c) Division but the daughter chromosomes do not separate (d) No division Ans. A bivalent consists of A. Zygotene . (d) Which stages of cell division do the following figures A and B represent respectively? Fig. Pachytene B. A (A) Prophase Anaphase (B) Metaphase Telophase (C) Telophase Metaphase (D) Late Anaphase Prophase Ans. Two chromatids and two centromeres D. B Fig. Four chromatids and four centromeres Chiasmata are first seen in A. Four chromatids and two centromeres ** C. D.

Linkage between genes The transfer of genetic material from one bacterium to another via virus is called a) Transformation b) Conjugation c) Recombination d) Transduction The uptake of DNA fragments from surroundings by a bacterium is termed as a) Transformation b) Conjugation c) Recombination d) Transduction The unidirectional transfer of genetic material from a donor bacterium to recipient bacterium by cell to cell contact is termed as a) Transformation b) Conjugation c) Recombination d) Transduction Conjugation between F+ and F.C.cells b) F-cell becomes F+ c) F. Segregation of alleles D. Leptotene D. Diplotene ** Crossing-over results in A. Recombination of linked alleles** B.cell with a little DNA from F+ cell d) remains same without ant change .cell remains F.cell results in: a) Two F. Dominance of alleles C.

During his experiments. (C) factor mix with each other in F1 generation. if the total number of spermatids produced are 32? a) 16 b) 8** c) 32 d) 4 From the reappearance of recessive trait in F2 generation. the number of plants which are homozygous for one character are (A) 7 (B) 8** (C) 6 (D) 5 . how many of them will receive only recessive trait from both parents? (A) all four (B) one** (C) two (D) three In Mendel’s dihybrid cross. Mendel concluded that (A) factors do not mix with each other in F1 generation. How much time does it take to fill a 50 ml beaker? a) 30 minutes b) 60 minutes c) 59 minutes** d) one minute In how many cells the meiotic division has taken place. (B) factors remain together in F1 generation. At this rate of division it can fill a 100 ml of beaker in one hour. (D) both (A) and (B)** Out of the four progenies obtained in F2 generation by crossing pure tall and pure dwarf. Mendel called genes by the term a) factors b) traits c) characters d) qualities Which aspect of mitosis is affected by colchicine in inducing polyploidy? a) DNA duplication b) Spindle formation** c) Cell plate formation d) Chromosome doubling A cell divides every one minute.

c .The unique feature of bryophytes compared to other green plant group is that a) They produce spores b) They lack vascular tissue c) They lack roots d) There sporophyte is attached to the gametophyte Correct Answer is.d Conducting tissue in moss is made up of a) Xylem and phloem b) Xylem c) Collenchyma d) Parenchyma Correct Answer is.d Which of the following is diploid in moss plant a) Spore b) Leaves c) Spore mother cell d) Gametes Correct Answer is.