SSC Biology Previous year questions Set 13

121. The most productive ecosystem in the biosphere is: [SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Desert
B. Open Ocean
C. Estuary
D. Tundra
Answer –C. Estuary

122. Which of the digestive organs contains acid? [SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Stomach
B. Small intestine
C. Appendix
D. Colon
Answer –B. Small intestine

123. Gustation refers to the sense of which of the following ? [SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Smell
B. Hearing
C. Tactile
D. Taste
Answer –D. Taste

124. Which of the following fibres is considered as the strongest natural fibre? [SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Cotton
B. Jute
C. Wool
D. Silk
Answer –D. Silk

125. Haematopoiesis take place in: [SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Lungs
B. Pancreas
C. Liver
D. Bone marrow
Answer –D. Bone marrow

126. Potato is a[SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Root
B. Stem
C. Bud
D. Fruit
Answer –B. Stem

127. What is commonly known as ‘white plague’? [SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Typhoid
B. Malaria
C. Tuberculosis
D. Plague
Answer –C. Tuberculosis

128..______ is a hormone that regulates the amount of glucose in the blood. [SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. Glucogen
B. Thyroxine
C. Oxytocin
D. Insulin
Answer –D. Insulin

129.Who among the following is credited with starting the work on plant tissue culture? [SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2016]
A. F.C. Steward
B. P. Maheshwari
C. P.R. White
D. Haberlandt
Answer –D. Haberlandt

130. Which of the following foodcrops has the maximum content of proteins ? [SSC Section Officer (Commercial Audit) 2003]
A. Cassava
B. Soyabean
C. Wheat
D. Maize
Answer –B. Soyabean

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