Botany 2

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

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


2. Which one of the following is monogamous? [2002]


3. Which one of the following parts of the pitcher plant becomes modified into a pitcher? [2007]


4. 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?


5. Consider the following plants [2002]
1. Bougainvillea
3. Cocoa
Which of these plants are propagated by stem cuttings?


6. Assertion (A): Cellulose is used in making shatter-proof glass. [2006]
Reason (R): Polysaccharides are not soluble in water.


7. Consider the following statements: [2003]
1. The common blue green algae, Spirogyra and Ulothrix, are found in both fresh water ponds and oceans.
2. The Chameleon can look ahead with one eye, and at the same time look behind with another.
Which of these statements is/are correct?


8. Consider the following statements:
1. Molasses is a by-product of sugar production process.
2. Bagasse obtained in the sugar mills is used as a fuel in the boilers to generate steam for the sugar factories.
3. Sugar can only be produced from sugarcane as the raw material.
Which of these statements are correct?


9. Assertion (A): Unsaturated fats are more reactive compared with the saturated fats.
Reason (R): Unsaturated fats have only single bonds in their structure. [2003]


10. Match List-I (Indian wild life species) with List-II (Scientific names) and select the correct answer using the codes given below: [2002]
List-I – List-II
(Indian wild life species) – (Scientific names)
A. Asiatic wild ass – 1. Boselaphus tragocamelus
B. Barasingha – 2. Cervus duvauceli
C. Chinkara – 3. Eqnus hemionus
D. Nilgai – 4. Gazella gazella


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