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Cretinism is due to the disorder of the glands

A) Thymus B) Parathyroid
C) Thyroid D) Adrenal

Answer:   C) Thyroid



Explanation:

Cretinism is a disease caused by hypothyroidism(less thyroxine formation).The symptoms of the disease are retardation  of mental, physical and sexual developments. Potbellt, protruding tongue, dry skin etc are also indicative of this disease.

Subject: Biology
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Which one of the following vitamins is known as the anti sterile factor  ?

A) Ascorbic acid B) Riboflavin
C) Niacin D) Retinol
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Riboflavin

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The sex of a newborn baby is determined by the chromosome inherited from

A) The Father B) The Mother
C) The Father's Father D) Both A & B
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) The Father

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Oath taken by medical graduates is given by-

A) Theophrastus B) Aristotle
C) Darwin D) Hippocrates
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Hippocrates

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During rainy season wooden doors are difficult to open or closure because of  ?

A) Imbibition B) Plasmolysis
C) Diffusion D) Osmosis
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Imbibition

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The water readily available to plants for absorption by roots is

A) Gravitational water B) Rain water
C) Hygroscopic water D) Capillary water
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Capillary water

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