General Science Biology Questions for SSC / UPSC Set 2

General Science  Biology Questions for SSC / UPSC MCQs Set 2 Questions And Answers for SSC-CGL, UPPSC, UPSC, NDA, CDS and UPSC Civil Services Prelims Online free practice Quiz  – General Studies

1 .Consider the following statements:
( 1 ) Maize can be used for theproduction of starch
( 2 ) Oil extracted from miaze can bea feedstock fro biodiesel
( 3 ) Alcoholic beverages can beproduced by using maise.
Which of the statements given aboveis/ are correct?

A.  1 only
B.  1 and 2 only
C.  2 and 3 only
D.  1, 2, and 3
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2 .Double fertilization is main feature of-
A.  Bryophtes
B.  Pteridophytes
C.  Gymnosperm
D.  Angiosperm
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3 .Parthenogenesis is a process in which-
A.  Fruit develop without harmone
B.  Fruit develop without fertilization
C.  Development of egg without fertilization
D.  Development of embryo without fertilization
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4 .A fertilized egg is known as-
A.  Oospore
B.  Conidiospre
C.  Zoospore
D.  Zygote
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5 .Lungs of a plant are-
A.  Leaves
B.  Stems
C.  Flowers
D.  Roots
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6 .The plant from which cocoa and chocolate are obtained is-
A.  Herb
B.  shrub
C.  Small tree
D.  very big tree
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7 .Crop shown at the commencement of the monsoon is called-
A.  Rabi crop
B.  Cash crop
C.  Kharif crop
D.  none of these
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8 .Plant which grow in saline soil are-
A.  Xerophytes
B.  Hydrophytes
C.  Halophytes
D.  Succulents
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9 .Transpiration in plants is a process of
A.  Photorespiration
B.  Water loss
C.  Food production
D.  Respiration
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10 .In soil, water that is readily available to plant roots is:
A.  Gravitational water
B.  Capillary water
C.  Hygroscopic water
D.  Bound water
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11 .Vaseline was applied to bothsurfaces of the leaves of aplant.Which of the followingprocess/processes would beaffected?
1. Photosynthesis
2. Rspiration
3. Transpiration
Select the correctanswer using the code given below:

A.  1 and 3 only
B.  2 only
C.  2 and 3 only
D.  1, 2 and 3
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12 .Willting of plants occurs due to excessive:
A.  Absorption
B.  Transpiration
C.  Respiration
D.  Guttation
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13 .Willting of plants occurs due to excessive:
A.  Absorption
B.  Transpiration
C.  Respiration
D.  Guttation
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14 .Transpiration differs from evopartion in-
A.  Rate of water loss
B.  Transpiration is a physiological process while evaporation is physical process.
C.  Transpiration is physical process while evaporation is a physiological process.
D.  Frequency of water loss.
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15 .Dwarf plants can be made taller by applying-
A.  Gibberellins
B.  Auxins
C.  Cytokinins
D.  Dormin
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