The Chennai School Of banking

GENERAL SCIENCE Zoology - 08

Question No : 1

Carbon monoxide poisoning affects mainly which one of the following?
(1) Digestive activity
(2) Liver functioning
(3) Kidney functioning
(4) Oxygen carrying capacity of blood

Question No : 2

Pneumoconiosis affects the workers who work mainly in:
(1) Tanneries
(2) Coal mining industry
(3) Distilleries
(4) Glass Industry

Question No : 3

Foot and Mouth disease in animals, a current epidemic in some parts of the word, is caused by:
(1) Bacterium
(2) Virus
(3) Fungus
(4) Prions

Question No : 4

All of the following diseases are caused by virus except
(1) Dengue
(2) Influenza
(3) Mumps
(4) Typhoid

Question No : 5

The disease in which high levels of uric acid in the blood are characteristic is
(1) Arthritis
(2) Gout
(3) Rheumatism
(4) Rheumatism heart

Question No : 6

The branch of study dealing with hold age and ageing is called
(1) Oncology
(2) Gerontology
(3) Teratology
(4) Ornithology

Question No : 7

Vitamin ‘C’ help in absorption of which of following elements?
(1) Iron
(2) Calcium
(3) Iodine
(4) Sodium

Question No : 8

Which one of the following hormones stimulates pancreas for the production of digestive juice?
(1) Rennin
(2) Trypsin
(3) Secretin
(4) Pepsin

Question No : 9

What is MRI?
(1) Magnetic Record of Intestines
(2) Magnetic Recording of investigations
(3) Magnetic Resonance Imaging
(4) Magnetic Resonance in Intestines

Question No : 10

Pyorrhoea is a disease of the?
(1) Nose
(2) Gums
(3) Heart
(4) Lungs

Question No : 11

Which of the following is the smallest bone in the human body?
(1) Vomer
(2) Stapes
(3) Malleus
(4) Incus

Question No : 12

The temperature of the human body
(1) Decreases in winters
(2) Increases in summers
(3) Neither decreases in winters nor increases in summers
(4) increases in winters

Question No : 13

The total volume of blood in a normal adult human being is
(1) 5 – 6 litres
(2) 3 – 4 litres
(3) 8 – 10 litres
(4) 10 – 12 litres

Question No : 14

The major chemical compound found in human kidney stones is:
(1) Urea
(2) Calcium carbonate
(3) Calcium oxalate
(4) Calcium sulphate

Question No : 15

Sickle-cell anemia is a disease caused due to the abnormality in
(1) white blood cells
(2) red blood cells
(3) thrombocytes
(4) blood plasma composition

Question No : 16

Match List I with List II and select the correct answer from the code given below the Lists:
List – I                List – II
(Disease)             (Cause)
A. Rickets            1. Vitamin D
B. Beri-beri         2. Vitamin B_1
C. Nyctalopia      3. Vitamin A
D. Scurvey          4. Vitamin C
Code:
     A   B    C    D
(1) 1    2     3    4
(2) 4    2     3    1
(3) 3    2     1    4
(4) None of these

Question No : 17

Itai-Itai disease is caused by chronic poisoning of
(1) Mercury
(2) Nickel
(3) Cadmium
(4) Lead

Question No : 18

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists:
List-I                   List-II
A. Plague            1. Protozoa
B. AIDS               2. Fungus
C. Baldness         3. Virus
D. Malaria            4. Bacteria
Code:
     A    B    C    D
(1) 1     2     3    4
(2) 2     3     4    1
(3) 3     4     1    2
(4) 4     3     2    1

Question No : 19

Latest ancestor of modern human is
(1) Java man
(2) Cro-magnon man
(3) Neanderthal man
(4) Peking man

Question No : 20

Which of the following vitamins contain cobalt
(1) Vitamin B6
(2) Vitamin B-2
(3) Vitamin B-1
(4) Vitamin B-12

Question No : 21

Which one of the following is considered as a cell within a cell?
(1) Ribosome
(2) Chloroplast
(3) Lysosome
(4) Golgi complex

Question No : 22

Japanese encephalitis is caused by:
(1) Bacteria
(2) Virus
(3) Parasitic protozoan
(4) Fungus

Question No : 23

The strongest muscle in human body is found in
(1) Jaws
(2) Thighs
(3) Neck
(4) Hands

Question No : 24

When does heart rest?
(1) Never
(2) While sleeping
(3) Between two beats
(4) While doing yoga

Question No : 25

In which category of food is the most amount of calories per unit:
(1) Vitamins
(2) Fats
(3) Carbohydrates
(4) Proteins

Question No : 26

Question No : 27

D.P.T. vaccine is given to protect from
(1) Tetanus, Polio, Plague
(2) T.B., Polio, Diphtheria
(3) Diphtheria, Whooping Cough, Tetanus
(4) Diphtheria, Polio, Leprosy

Question No : 28

In Vermiculture, the worm is used
(1) Tapeworm
(2) Silkworm
(3) Threadworm
(4) Earthworm

Question No : 29

What are vitamins?
(1) Organic Compound
(2) Inorganic Comcpound
(3) Living organism
(4) None of these

Question No : 30

What would happen if the pancreas is defective:
(1) Digestion will not take properly
(2) Insulin and glucagons are not formed
(3) Blood formation will stop
(4) Blood pressure will increase

Question No : 31

Who discovered the polio vaccine?
(1) Alexander Flemming
(2) Jones Salk
(3) Robert Koach
(4) Edward Genere

Question No : 32

Read the following statements in connection with red blood corpuscles and with the help, the code given below find out the correct answer?
A. They have iron
B. They provide red colour to the blood
C. They provide immunity against certain diseases
D. They are the carrier of oxygen in the blood
Code:
(1) A, B and C
(2) B, C and D
(3) A, B and D
(4) A, B, C and D

Question No : 33

Which among the following pairs is not correctly matched?
(1) Thiamine – Beri-beri
(2) Vitamin D – Rickets
(3) Vitamin K- Sterlility
(4) Niacin - Pellagra

Question No : 34

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below the lists:
List I (Disease)               List II (Causes)
A. Khaira                        1. Vitamin C deficiency
B. Anaemia                     2. Iodine deficiency
C. Goitre                         3. Iron deficiency
D. Scurvy                        4. Zinc deficiency
Code:
     A   B    C   D
(1) 1    2    3    4
(2) 2    1    4    3
(3) 3    4    1    2
(4) 4    3    2    1

Question No : 35

Bone matrix is rich in
(1) fluoride and calcium
(2) calcium and phosphorus
(3) calcium and potassium
(4) phosphorus and potassium

Question No : 36

Match the following
A. 5 June             1. Food Day
B. 1 December     2. Environment Day
C. 5 September    3. World AIDS Day
D. 16 October       4. Teachers Day
Code:
     A   B   C   D
(1) 2    3    4    1
(2) 2    3    1    4
(3) 3    2    4    1
(4) 1    3    2    4

Question No : 37

Cell or tissue death within a living body is called as
(1) Neutrophils
(2) Nephrosis
(3) Necrosis
(4) Neoplasia

Question No : 38

In the human body, fats are stored in the
(1) Epidermis
(2) Adipocytes
(3) Liver
(4) Epithelium

Question No : 39

The book ‘Genera Plantarium’ was written by
(1) Linnaeus
(2) Bentham and Hooker
(3) Engler and Prantle
(4) Hutchinson

Question No : 40

Assertion (A): People with AB blood groups are universal recipients.
Reason (R): Red blood cell of blood group AB has no antigen and so agglutination does not occur with any other blood group.
Code:
(1) both (A) and (R) are individually true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
(2) both (A) and (R) are individually true, but (R) is the not the correct explanation of (A)
(3) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(4) (A) is true, but (R) is true

Question No : 41

The term ‘Rh factor’ refers to
(1) Rhesus factor
(2) Rheumatoid factor
(3) Renal factor
(4) Rhombic factor

Question No : 42

Colour of urine is of light yellow colour due to the presence of
(1) Urobilin
(2) Creatine
(3) Alleles

(4) Ammonia

Question No : 43

Microbial degradation of nitrates into atmospheric nitrogen is kown as:
(1) Ammonification
(2) Nitrification
(3) Denitrification
(4) Putrefaction

Question No : 44

Minamata disease is caused by pollution of water by:
(1) Lead
(2) Tin
(3) Methyl Isocyanate
(4) Mercury

Question No : 45

Which mosquito is the carrier of Zika virus?
(1) Culex
(2) Aedes
(3) Anopheles
(4) Culiset

Question No : 46

Which of the following vitamins help in the absorption of calcium?
(1) Vitamin A
(2) Vitamin D
(3) Vitamin B1
(4) Vitamin B2

Question No : 47

Which of the following increases the rate of heart beat?
(1) Peripheral nerves
(2) Sympathetic nerves
(3) Parasympathetic nerves
(4) Cranial nerves

Question No : 48

Food poisoning is due to -
(1) E.coli
(2) Salmonella bacilli
(3) Pseudomonas
(4) Candida

Question No : 49

The disease hysteria is classed in
(1) Women
(2) Men
(3) Boy
(4) None of these

Question No : 50

Which one of the following cells produces antibodies?
(1) Eosinophil
(2) Monocyte
(3) Basophil
(4) Lymphocytes