The Chennai School Of banking

GENERAL SCIENCE Botany - 01

Question No : 1

Delonix regia Rafin is the scientific name of -
(1) Banyan          
(2) Gulmohar     
(3) Tamarind
(4) Chiku

Question No : 2

Tectona grandis Linn is the scientific name of -
(1) Guava
(2) Teak
(3) Amla
(4) Chiku

Question No : 3

Mangroves are plants that have -
(1) Modified Roots
(2) Modified Stems
(3) Respiratory Roots
(4) Respiratory Stems

Question No : 4

Azadirachata indica is the scientific name of -
(1) Neem
(2) Teak
(3) Silver Oak
(4) Tulsi

Question No : 5

Pulses are a rich source of which of the following?
(1) Carbohydrates
(2) Proteins
(3) Minerals
(4) Vitamin A

Question No : 6

Plant cell wall is made up of -
(1) Cellulose
(2) Glucose
(3) Sucrose
(4) Fructose

Question No : 7

Which of the following plants have root nodules?
(1) Leguminous plants
(2) Parasitic plants
(3) Epiphytic Plants
(4) Aquatic Plants

Question No : 8

The study of Fungi is also known as -
(1) Cytology
(2) Myology
(3) Mycology
(4) Neurology

Question No : 9

Who is known as the father of Green Revolution?
(1) Dr. Robert Nucleus
(2) Dr. Ian Wilmut
(3) Dr. N E Borlaug
(4) Dr. JC Bose

Question No : 10

Mangifera indica is the scientific name of -
(1) Guava
(2) Mango
(3) Amla
(4) Jack fruit

Question No : 11

Halophytes are plants that grow in -
(1) Fresh Water
(2) Cold Water
(3) Ponds
(4) Salt Water

Question No : 12

Annona squamosa is the scientific name of -
(1) Custard Apple
(2) Papaya
(3) Babul
(4) Drumstick

Question No : 13

Musa paradisiaca is the scientific name of which plant?
(1) Mango
(2) Wheat
(3) Corn
(4) Banana

Question No : 14

Binomial Nomenclature was founded by -
(1) Charles Darwin
(2) Robert Nucleus
(3) Carl Linnaeus
(4) Lamarck

Question No : 15

Some roots, called _____, arise from an organ other than the radicle.
(1) Tap roots
(2) Stilt roots
(3) Fibrous roots
(4) Adventitious roots

Question No : 16

Allium Cepa is the scientific name of _____
(1) Carrot
(2) Tomato
(3) Potato
(4) Onion

Question No : 17

The orange colour of carrot is because of -
(1) it grows in the soil
(2) Carotene
(3) it is not exposed to sunlight
(4) the entire plant is orange in colour

Question No : 18

Acacia arabica is the scientific name of -
(1) Neem
(2) Teak
(3) Babul
(4) Pomegranate

Question No : 19

The beetroot is the _____ portion of the beet plant.
(1) Tap root
(2) Adventitious
(3) Bulb of the stem
(4) Rhizome

Question No : 20

Sugarcane is type of _____
(1) Creeper
(2) Tree
(3) Shrub
(4) Grass

Question No : 21

_____ is the movement of molecules across a cell membrane from a region of their lower concentration to a region of their higher concentration.
(1) Diffusion
(2) Osmosis
(3) Active Transport
(4) Passive Transport

Question No : 22

_____ is the cell organelle, in which the biochemical processes of respiration and energy production occur.
(1) Mitochondria
(2) Chloroplast
(3) Ribosomes
(4) Nucleus

Question No : 23

The wilting of plants takes place due to _____.
(1) Photosynthesis
(2) Transpiration
(3) Absorption
(4) Respiration

Question No : 24

Ferns belong to which division of plants?
(1) Gymnosperms
(2) Angiosperms
(3) Thallophyta
(4) Pteridophyta

Question No : 25

_____ is the study of the physical form and external structure of plants.
(1) Physiology
(2) Anatomy
(3) Phytomorphology
(4) Cytology

Question No : 26

The auxiliary buds _____.
(1) grow endogenously from the pericycle
(2) arise endogenously from the main growing point
(3) is an embryonic shoot located in the axil of a leaf
(4) arise exogenously from the epidermis

Question No : 27

Which of the following is not true about Pteridophyta?
(1) Dominant phase is saprophytes
(2) Main plant body is diploid
(3) Seeds are present
(4) Flowers are absent

Question No : 28

The arrangement of leaves on an axis or stem is called
(1) Phyllotaxy
(2) Vernation
(3) Venation
(4) Phytotaxy

Question No : 29

Which of these is not a macronutrient for Plants?
(1) Nitrogen
(2) Phosphorus
(3) Potassium
(4) Chlorine

Question No : 30

Name the source from which Aspirin is produced?
(1) Willow bark
(2) Oak Tree
(3) Acacia
(4) Eucalyptus

Question No : 31

Sponges belongs to the phylum -
(1) Protozoa
(2) Annelida
(3) Porifera
(4) Cnidaria

Question No : 32

Which of the following is responsible for transport of food and other substances in plants?
(1) Xylem
(2) Phloem
(3) Chloroplast
(4) None of these

Question No : 33

Which non-flowering, spore bearing plants have roots?
(1) Mosses
(2) Angiosperms
(3) Ferns
(4) Gymnosperms

Question No : 34

Azolla increases soil fertility for -
(1) Maize cultivation
(2) Wheat cultivation
(3) Barley cultivation
(4) Rice cultivation

Question No : 35

Emblica officinalis is the scientific name of -
(1) Peepal
(2) Mango
(3) Amla
(4) Drumstick

Question No : 36

A _____ is the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus.
(1) Aloe Vera
(2) Coral
(3) Cactus
(4) Mushroom

Question No : 37

Biofertilizers convert nitrogen to _____.
(1) Nitrates
(2) Ammonia
(3) Nitrogeneous
(4) Amino acids

Question No : 38

Potato is a modified?
(1) Root
(2) Stem
(3) Bud
(4) Fruit

Question No : 39

The xylem in plants are responsible for:
(1) transport of water
(2) transport of food
(3) transport of amino acids
(4) transport of oxygen

Question No : 40

Who is known as the ‘Father of Green Revolution’?
(1) G. Paul
(2) Norman Borlaug
(3) Van Neil
(4) Dr. Mithchell

Question No : 41

‘Agronomy’ is the practice of raising _____
(1) Plants and Animals
(2) Crop plants
(3) Agriculture
(4) Fruit plants only

Question No : 42

The oxygen liberated during photosynthesis comes from -
(1) Water
(2) Carbon dioxide
(3) Glucose
(4) Chlorophyll

Question No : 43

The chemical used for destroying fungi in water tank is -
(1) Copper Sulphate
(2) Magnesium Sulphate
(3) Zinc Sulphate
(4) Nitric Acid

Question No : 44

Which of the following bacterium causes crown gall disease in plants?
(1) Bacillus thurigiensis
(2) Agrobacterium tumefaciens
(3) Pseudomonas fluorescence
(4) None of these

Question No : 45

Water in plants is transported by -
(1) Cambium
(2) Phloem
(3) Epidermis
(4) Xylem

Question No : 46

Food is stored in plants in the form which carbohydrate?
(1) Starch
(2) Glucose
(3) Fructose
(4) Cellulose

Question No : 47

Which of the following is a Parthenocarpic fruit?
(1) Banana
(2) Apple
(3) Mulberry
(4) Strawberry

Question No : 48

Proteins are made up of -
(1) Sugars
(2) Amino acids
(3) Fatty acids
(4) Nucleic acid

Question No : 49

Anthophobia is fear of the following:
(1) Boss
(2) Fire
(3) Flowers
(4) Dogs

Question No : 50

Algal bloom results from  -
(1) Global warming
(2) Salination
(3) Eutrophication
(4) Biomagnification