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The disease Goitre is caused in persons who do not have in their diet sufficient

A) calcium B) sodium
C) iodine D) iron

Answer:   C) iodine

Explanation:

Goitre is characterized by the swelling of the neck region. This is due to the enlargement of the thyroid gland which secretes hormone thyroxine. Thyroxine has iodine as an integral part of it. If there is not sufficient iodine in one's  diet, the thyroid gland swells up.

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Statement which is true about bacteria ?

A) All bacteria are autotrophs B) Most of them are heterotrophs but some are autotrophs
C) All bacteria heterophs D) All bacteria are photosynthetic
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Most of them are heterotrophs but some are autotrophs

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Variable number of tandem repeats (VNTRs) in the DNA molecule are highly useful in

A) Recombinant DNA technology B) Monoclonal antibody production
C) Stemcell culture D) DNA fingerprinting
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) DNA fingerprinting

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Which type of Stem modification is seen in banana ?

A) Rhizome B) Stem tuber
C) Corn D) Bulb
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Rhizome

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In which of the following mammals estrous cycle is absent ?

A) Rabbit B) Horse
C) Cow D) Monkey
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Monkey

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There are approximately how many muscles in Human body ?

A) 206 B) 310
C) 554 D) 700
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 700

Explanation:

Approximatey there are 700 muscles in Human body.

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