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1. Out of the following four statements how 5. Which of the following character is common

many of them are correct for Fucus. for all algal group.

I. Life – cycle is diplontic. 1.Presence of cellulose in cell – wall.

II. Fertilisation is internal. 2.Starch is reserve food material.

III. Sexual reproduction is Oogamous. 3.Presence of motile stage.

IV. Frond is photosynthetic. 4.Only oogamous type of sexual reproduction.

1. 4 6. Study the diagram given below, and find out

how many of the statements given below is
2. 3
related to this diagram.
3. 2

4. 1

2. Which of the following is not an example of

algae in which there is post – fertilization
development process?

1. Laminaria

2. Porphyra

3. Polysiphonia

4. Batrachospermum I. It is source of food.

3. Fresh water form is rare in which algal II. its wall has poly sulphated esters.
group III. Its reserve food is similar to glycogen in
1. Red Algae structure.
2. Brown algae IV. There is no motile stage in its life – cycle.
3. Green Algae 1. 1
4. Both 1. and 2. 2. 2
4. Which of the following is not matched 3. 3
correctly? 4. 4
1. Artificial system of classification – Equal 7. Pyrenoids in green algae is located in?
weightage to vegetative and sexual character.
1. Cytoplasm
2. Natural system of classification – Based on
2. Chloroplast
natural affinities.
3. Vacuole
3. Phylogenetic system – Common ancestor
4. Flagella
for unrelated taxa.

4. Numerical taxonomy – Equal importance to

all character.
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8. Following diagram represents a class of 10. Study the diagram given below and mark
algae. the correct statement.

Find out odd statement related to this class of

algae. 1. Part A is dependent on part B.
1. In protoplast a centrally located vacuole is 2. Part B is dependent on part A.
3. Both parts are independent
2. Body colour depends upon concentration
4. Part A is haploid whereas part B is diploid.
of fucoxanthin.
11. Gemma is?
3. Pyriform zoospore with laterally inserted
1. Green unicellular, asexual. bud
unequal flagella.
2. Green, multi-cellular, asexual bud
4. Food is stored in form of simple
carbohydrate. 3. Both 1 and 2

9. Along with Lichens which group of plant 4. Green, Filamentous asexual bud.

play important role when succession takes 12. Find out incorrect match.
place on rock.
Character Liverworts Mosses
1. Algae
1 Rhizoids Unicellular Multicellular
2. Bryophytes Immediate
2 Zygote Meiosis delayed
3. Pteridophytes
with the help of with the help of
3 Fertilisation
4. Angiosperm water water
4 Haploid Haploid
13. Budding in mosses is mode of vegetative
reproduction it takes place in?

1. Primary protonema

2. Secondary protonema

3. Both 1. and 2.

4. Leafy stage.
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14. Although pteridophytes are first land 17. Which of the following statement is wrong
vascular plant but its distribution is for gymnosperm?
restricted to few geographical areas 1. They are homosporous.
2. The multicellular female gametophyte is
1. Restricted requirement for growth of retained within megasporangium.
3. Pollen grain is released from the
2. Need of H2O for fertilization microsporangium and carried by wind, which
3. Dominant sporophytic phase. come in contact with ovules.

4. Both 1. and 2. 4. The male and female gametophytes do not

15. Study the diagram given below and find out have an independent free living existence.

incorrect statement related to this. 18. Which of the following statement is true for

1. It has macrophylls Pinus?

2. It is heterosporous 1. Roots have fungal association in the form

of mycorrhiza
3. It gametophyte is independent
2. Male and female strobili borne on same
4. It lacks vascular tissue

3. Both 1 and 2

4. Roots are called coralloid roots

19. Mark the wrong statement about Cycas

1. Stem unbranched

`` 2. Pinnate leaves persist for few years.

3. Roots associated with cyanobacteria

4. Male and female reproductive structure on

same plant.

20. Which among the following pteridophytes

has compact structure strobili formed by
sporophylls as well as it shows
16. Which of the following feature in
pteridophyte considered as an important
step in evolution.

1. Presence of cone

2. Presence of two type of leaf

3. Heterospory

4. Seed habit

[A] [B] [C]

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1. [A] 23. For gymnosperms pollination which is

2. [B] correct?

3. [C] 1. By water

4. All the above 2. It is direct

21. Which among the following is/are the life 3. On-ovary

cycle pattern of colonial algae Volvox? 4. It is indirect

24. Which of the following statement is not true

about family liliaceae.

1. Perennial herbs with underground


2. Flower bisexual, zygomorphic

[A] 3. Gynoecium tricarpellary, syncarpous,
superior, trilocular with many ovule, axile

4. Tulip, Gloriosa, Aloe, Asparagus and

colchicum belongs to liliaceae

25. Find odd one out with respect to presence

of endosperm in seed
[C] 1. Castor

2. Wheat
1.A 3. Maize
2. B 4. Orchids
3. C 26. Which of the following are true for
4. All of these cyanobacteria?

22. Which one is correct about male and female (I) They are fresh water/marine or terrestrial

gametophyte? algae.
(II) Often form blooms in unpolluted water
1. In bryophytes and pteridophytes they have
independent free-living existence
(III) May be unicellular, colonial or filamentous.
2. In gymnosperms and angiosperms they
(IV) Some of them fix atmospheric nitrogen.
have no independent free-living existence
1. I, III, IV
3. Both 1. and 2. 2. I, II, III, IV
4. In bryophytes, pteridophytes and 3. II, III, IV
angiosperms they have free-living life. They 4. I, II, IV
remain in sporangia which retained on
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27. Which of the following is true for the A B C
reproduction of bacteria? 1 Sheath Head Collar
1. Reproduce mainly by fission.
2. Under unfavourable conditions they 2 Collar Head Sheath
produce spores.
3 Sheath Collar Head
3. Also reproduce by sort of sexual
reproduction. 4 Head Collar Sheath
4. All of these 32. Paramoecium and Amoeba are placed in
28. Which of the following are correct for kingdom protista with
viroids? 1. Anabaena and Colletotrichum
(I) Discovered by Pasteur. 2. Anabaena and Chlorella
(II) Smaller than viruses. 3. Chlamydomonas and Colletotrichum
(III) Found to be free DNA. 4. Chlorella and Chlamydomonas
(IV) Cause potato spindle tuber disease. 33. Which of the following is not the
(V) Nucleic acid has high molecular weight. characteristic of the class to which Mucor
1. I, III, IV belongs?
2. II, III, IV, V 1. Mycelium is aseptate and coenocytic
3. II, IV 2. Zygospore is formed by fusion of two
4. II, IV, V gametes
29 What is absent in Euglenoids? 3. Asexual reproduction takes place by
1. Two flagella, a short and along. zoospores or aplanospores
2. Pellicle, a protein rich layer. 4. Gametes are always dissimilar in
3. Pigments are identical to those present in morphology
higher plants. 34. Earlier classification systems included
4. Cell wall with stiff cellulose plates. bacteria, blue green algae, fungi, mosses,
30. Which of the following form the basis for the ferns, gymnosperms and angiosperms
division of the kingdom fungi into various under plants. The character that unified this
classes? whole kingdom was that all the organisms
(I) Mode of spore formation and fruiting included had
bodies. 1. Cell wall in their cells
(II) Morphology of the mycelium. 2. Nuclear membrane in their nucleus
(III) Mode of nutrition and occurrence. 3. Autotrophic nutrition
1. I, II 4. All of these
2. I, III 35. Which of the following statements are true
3. II, III for Heterotrophic bacteria?
4. Only I 1. They fix nitrogen in legume roots.
31. Identify A, B, C in the given diagram: 2. The majority are important decomposers
3. Helpful in making curd from milk and
production of antibiotics
4. All of these
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36. Who showed that viruses could be 40. Match the items in Column ‘A’ and Column
crystallized and crystals consists largely of ‘B’ and choose correct answer:
proteins? Column A Column B
1. D.J. Ivanowsky (i) Lady bird 1. Methanobacterium
2. M.W. Beijerinek (ii) Mycorrhiza (B) Trichoderma
3. W.M. Stanley (iii) Biological control (C) Aphids
4. T.O. Diener (iv) Biogas (D) Glomus
The correct answer is:
37. Which of the following is not true for
chrysophytes? 1. i B, ii D, iii C, iv A

1. Found in fresh water as well as in marine 2. i C, ii D, iii B, iv A

environment. 3. i D, ii A, iii B, iv C

2. Cell membranes are embedded with silica. 4. i C, ii D, iii A, iv A

3. Most of them are photosynthetic. 41. Mycorrhiza does not help the host plant in:
4. Microscopic and float passively in water 1. Enhancing its phosphorus uptake capacity
currents. 2. Increasing its tolerance to drought
38. How many plants in the list given below
3. Enhancing its resistance to root pathogens
havemarginal placentation?
4. Increasing its resistance to insects.
Mustard, Gram, Tulip, Asparagus, Arhar, Sun
42. Biological Pest Control methods are more
hemp, Chilli, Colchicum, Onion, Moong, Pea,
preferably used because-
Tobacco, Lupin
1. Chemical pesticides are discriminate
1. Four
2. Predators work through check and balance
2. Five
3. Predators are indiscriminate
3. Six
4. All of above
4. Three
39. Match the following list of bioactive 43. Which of the following statement is

substances and their roles: incorrect?

Bioactive Substances: - 1. Trichoderma is free living fungi, present in

(i) Statins (ii) Cyclosporin A root ecosystem acts as biocontrol agent

(iii) Streptokinase (iv) Lipase 2. Genus of baculoviruses is species group

Role- specific broad spectrum insecticide

A. Removal of oil stains 3. All harmful insect pests should be kept at

B. Removal of clots from blood vessels manageable level as it furthers biodiversity

4. Ladybird and Dragonflies are used as
C. Lowering of blood cholesterol
biocontrol agent
D. Immuno-suppressive agent
Choose the correct match: 44. Read the following four statements (I – IV),
1. i B, ii C, iii A, iv D find out certain mistakes in two of them.

2. i D, ii B, iii A, iv C I: In our stomach lactic acid bacteria play

3. i B, ii A, iii D, iv C beneficial role by checking growth of disease

4. i C, ii D, iii B, iv A causing microbes.

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II: Lactic acid bacteria produce acid that 1. Only apical meristem
coagulates and completely digests the milk 2. Only axillary meristem
protein. 3. Apical and axillary meristem
III: Lactic acid bacteria improve the nutritional 4. Embryo culture
quality by increasing the amount of Riboflavin 50. Which of the following in not the objective of
IV: Lactic acid bacteria require suitable bio fortification
temperature for their multiplication. 1. Improvement of protein content and quality.
Which of the above two statements are not 2. Increase oil content & quality
correct? 3. Reduction in micro nutrient and mineral content.
1. Statements I and II 4. Improvement of vitamin content.
2. Statement I and III 51. Atlas 66 is a variety of
3. Statement II and III 1. Wheat
4. Statements II and IV 2. Bhindi
45. In high yielding hybrid crop varieties to 3. Rice
exploit hybrid vigour, the farmers need to 4. Sugar cane
purchase fresh hybrid seed every year 52. The most practical means to improve public
because health and enriching foods with vitamins and
1. They are not allowed to grow their own minerals would include.
seed 1. Micropropagation
2. Hybrid vigour is lost due to inbreeding 2. Use of single cell proteins
depression 3. Biofortification
3. It is cheaper to purchase fresh seed 4. Developing pest resistant crops
4. None 53. By cross hybridisation of Saccharum barberi
46. Citric acid is produced by and Saccharum officinarum sugarcane varieties
1.Clostridium obtained have the desired qualities except one of
2.Aspergillus niger the following
3.Acetobacter 1. High yield.
4.Lactobacillus 2. High levels of sugar.
47. Yeast is used in the production of 3. Resistance to jassids.
1. Bread and Beer 4. Thick stems.
2. Cheese and Butter 54. Which of the following varieties is not
3. Citric acid and Lactic acid associated with the increase in rice production

4. Lipase and Pectinase during green revolution.

48. Pusa komal is disease resistance variety of? 1. IR8

1. Cauliflower 2. Jaya

2. Brassica 3. Kalyan Sona

3. Cow Pea 4. Ratna.

4. Chilli
49. Virus free plants can be obtained by
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55. Find the wrong match. 1. Explant - Plant part used for tissue culture
1. Wheat → Pusa Shubra 2. Somaclones - Variations produced during
2. Cauliflower → Pusa Snowball K-1 micropropagation

3. Chilli → Pusa Sadabahar 3. Callus - Undifferentiated mass of cells

4. Brassica → Pusa Swarnim 4. Totipotency- Capacity to generate a whole

56. Somaclones are produced by plant from any cell

63. Select the mis-match:
1.Micropropagation 2.Mutation
1. Monascus purpureus - Statins
3.Polyploidy 4.Hybridisation
2. Trichoderma polysporum - Cyclosporin-A
57. In wheat, stem sawfly unable to cause
destruction of crop due to 3. Clostridium butylicum - Citric acid
1.Low nitrogen and sugar content 4. Streptococci - Streptokinase
2.Hollow stem 64. Nucleopolyhedrovirus are:
3.Solid stem 1. Broad spectrum insecticides
4.Nectar-less flowers 2. Effective against several plant pathogens
58. Classical plant breeding involves: 3. Harmful to non-target insects

1. Hybridisation of pure lines 4. Used as biological control agents

2. Domestication 65.The distillation of the fermented broth is

3. Tissue culture required in the formation of

4. Using molecular genetic tools A. rum B. beer
59. Resistance to yellow mosaic virus in C. brandy D. whisky
Abelmoschus esculentus was transferred from 1. A, B, C
a wild species and a new variety was produced, 2. A, C, D
which is called: 3. B, C, D
1. Pusa sawani 4. A, B, D
2. Pusa A-4 66.The technology of biogas production in India
3. Parbhani kranti has been developed by the efforts of
4. Himgiri
A. Khadi and Village Industries Commission
60. High aspartic acid, low nitrogen and sugar
content in maize leads to resistance in maize
B. Indian Council of Agricultural Research (IARI)
C. Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI)
1. Aphids
D. Indian council of Medical Research (ICMR)
2. Stem borers
1. A, C, D
3. Jassids
2. C, D
4. Stem sawfly
3. A, C
61. Select the incorrect statement with respect to
4. A, B
Atlas 66:
1. A wheat variety having high protein content
2. Used as a donor for improving cultivated wheat
3. Is a variety of mexican dwarf wheat
4. Has been used for biofortification 67. The large vessels for growing microbes on

62. Find the mis-match: an industrial scale are called

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1. Petri dish 73. The reduced biological fitness in a given
2. digestors population as a result of breeding of
3. biogas vessel related individuals is called as:

4. fermentors 1. Heterosis
68. BOD of waste water is estimated by 2.Heterozygote advantage
measuring the amount of 3 Inbreeding depression
1. total organic matter 4.Saltation
2. biodegradable organic matter 74. In MOET, the fertilized eggs at 8 – 32 cells
3. oxygen evolution stage is transferred to the surrogate rather

4. oxygen consumption. than the genetic mother because:

69. Big holes in Swiss cheese are made by a 1 The surrogate chosen is of a different breed

1.machine from the genetic mother

2. bacterium that produces methane gas 2.The surrogate mother is of a younger age

3. bacterium producing a large amount of 3.The genetic mother is available for another

carbon dioxide round of super ovulation

4. fungus that releases a lot of gases during its 4.The genetic mother is of an inferior breed

metabolic activities. 75. Arrange the main steps of plant breeding

70. The best breeding method for animals that I. Cross-hybridisation among the selected
are below average in productivity in milk parents.
production is: II. Evolution and selection of parents.
1. Inbreeding III. Selection and testing of superior
2.Out crossing recombinants.
3.Cross breeding IV. Testing, release and commercialization of
4.Interspecific hybridization new cultivars.
71. To induce follicular maturation and super- V. Collection of variability.
ovulation, a cow is administered a
hormone with activity like: 1. II  V  I  IV  III
2. V  II  III  I  IV
1. FSH 3. V  II  I  III  IV
2.LH 4. II  I  V  III  IV
76. Germplasm collection is in the form of
1. Seeds
2. Whole plant
72. Which of the following is a freshwater
3. Tissue
edible fish?
4. All of these
1. Hilsa
77. If we were to list the traits or characters that
the breeders have tried to incorporate into
crop plants, the first will be
4.Common carp
1. Resistance to pathogens.
2. Increased tolerance to insect pests.
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3. Increased tolerance to salinity and drought. 2. Streptococcus species
4. Crop yield and improved quality. 3. Trichoderma species
78. Agriculture contributes about _____ of India’s 4. Saccharomyces cerevisiae
GDP and gives employment_______ of the 84. A biofertilizer is
population 1. Cyanobacterium Anabaena in cavities of
1. 15%, 18% Azolla leaves.
2. 33%, 62% 2. Symbiotic association of Azotobacter for fixing
3. 62%, 33% atmospheric nitrogen.
4. 62, 70% 3.Farmyard manure.
79. Mutation breeding 4.Green manure.
1. Is the use of induced mutations in plant 85. Which antibiotic is not produced by a
breeding to develop improved varieties. moneran
2. Can be done only by physical mutagens. 1. Erythromycin
3. Has led to the development of mung bean 2. Streptomycin
resistant to yellow mosaic virus (YMV) and 3. Penicillin
powdery mildew 4. Tetramycin
4. Both 1. and 3. 86. Flocs is
80. Before the transfer, plantlets from a tissue 1. Primary sludge produced in sewage treatment.
culture lab into the field, these plantlets are 2.A type of biofortified food.
adapted to tolerate harsh environments 3. A mesh like structure formed by association of
outside. This process is called bacteria and fungal filaments in sewage
1. Hardening treatment.
2. Suspension 4. The effluent in primary treatment tank
3. Regeneration obtained during sewage treatment
4. Heterosis 87. Identify the set which has all organisms used
81. Haploid culture/Androgenic culture was first in biological control of pests
developed by 1. Trichoderma, Nucleopolyhedrovirus, Bacillus
1. Guha and Maheshwari in Datura innoxia. thuringiensis, Lady Bird (Lady Bug) beetle.
2. Swaminathan in Datura innoxia. 2. Dragon flies, Bacillus thuringiensis, Lady Bird,
3. Ramdeo Mishra in Solanum. Aphids.
4. Venkatraman in Saccharum. 3. Lady Bird, Penicillium, Baculovirus,
82. Plants can be made disease resistant through Aspergillus.
1. Colchicine treatment 4. Trichoderma, Aspergillus, Bacillus
2. X-ray treatment thuringiensis, Nucleopolyhedro virus.

3. Hormone treatment 88. Ernst Chain and Howard Florey’s contribution

4. Breeding with wild relatives was

83. Microbe used for biocontrol of pest butterfly 1. Discovery of streptokinase.

caterpillars is 2. Establishment of potential of penicillin as

1. Bacillus thuringiensis. effective drug.

3. Discovery of DNA sequences.
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4. Isolating the bacterial plasmid. 94.
89. Which of the following in sewage treatment
removes suspended solids?
1. Secondary treatment.
2. Primary treatment
3. Sludge treatment
4. Tertiary treatment
90. Conversion of milk to curd improves its
nutritional value by increasing the amount of
1. Vitamin D
2. Vitamin A 95.
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4. Vitamin E




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121. Which of the following compounds can behave as

electrophile as well as nucleophile?
117. 1. CH3NO2 2. CH3CHO
3. CH3CN 4. All of these
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123. 127. In the given reaction

[Y] will be:

124. 128.

129. Which of the following compounds will be soluble

in NaOH?


131. Primary, secondary and tertiary amines can

be separated from their mixture by the use of :
1. Oxalyl chloride

2. Benzene sulphonyl chloride

3. p-Toluene sulphonyl chloride

4. All of these

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