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The phenomenon of summer sleep by animals is called

A) hibernation B) aestivation
C) laziness D) lethargy

Answer:   B) aestivation



Explanation:

Aestivation is summer sleep. Many organisms like the snails do not find it comfortable in summer. They withdraw and lead a life with reduced BMR (basic Metabolic Rate) in a state of  dormancy.

Subject: Biology
Q:

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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