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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.

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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