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The enzyme that is necessary to bring about clotting of blood is 

A) peptidase B) amylase
C) lipase D) thrombokinase

Answer:   D) thrombokinase

Explanation:

The clotting of blood is a chain reaction initiated by the enzyme thrombokinase produced by the platelets. This causes prothrombin to be converted into thrombin in the presence of  ion. Thrombin combines with fibrinogen  to produce fibrin threads which entangles the corpuscles to form the clot.

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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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Cancer is caused by

A) Loss of immunity of cells B) Uncontrolled meiosis
C) Uncontrolled mitosis D) Rupturing of cells
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Uncontrolled mitosis

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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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