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If a tropical rain forest is removed, it does not regenerate quickly as compared to a tropical deciduous forest. This is because 

A) The soil of rain forest is deficient in nutrients B) Propagules of the trees in a rain forest have poor viability
C) The rain forest species are slow growing D) Exotic species invade the fertile soil of rain forest
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) The soil of rain forest is deficient in nutrients

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The filament of an electric bulb is made of

A) tungsten B) nichrome
C) graphite D) iron
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) tungsten

Explanation:

A filament is a metal wire that glows when electricity is channeled into it. The filament of an electric bulb is made of Tunsten. 

 

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Because of its high melting point and its greatest tensile strength, it makes for a good filament in light bulbs.

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Which of the following plants is not capable of manufacturing own food?

A) Algae B) Mushroom
C) Carrot D) Cabbage
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Mushroom

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At present, scientists can determine the arrangement or relative positions of genes of DNA sequences on a chromosome. How does this knowledge benefit us?

1. It is possible to know the pedigree of livestock.
2. It is possible to understand the causes of all human diseases.
3. It is possible to develop disease-resistant animal breeds.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A) 1 and 2 only B) 2 only
C) 1 and 3 only D) 1, 2 and 3
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 1, 2 and 3

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The Ozone Layer restricts from

A) Infrared Rays B) Radio waves
C) Ultraviolet Radiation D) X-Rays and Gamma Rays
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Ultraviolet Radiation

Explanation:

The Ozone layer which is present in the Earth's atmosphere protects it by restricting from UV or Ultraviolet radiation, the dangerous rays contained by Sun.

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The theory which advocates that living beings can arise only from other living beings is termed

A) Bio-genesis B) Abiogenesis
C) Catastrophism D) Cosmozoic
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Bio-genesis

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What happens when some charge is placed on a soap bubble?

A) Its radius decreases B) Its radius increases
C) The bubble Collapses D) The bubble expands
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Its radius increases

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The Mudumalai National Park is located in which state  ?

A) Chattisgarh B) Haryana
C) Tamil Nadu D) Karnataka
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Tamil Nadu

Explanation:

The Mudumalai National Park (MNP) is located about 150 kilometres north-west of Coimbatore city in Tamil Nadu. The protected area is home to several endangered and vulnerable species including Indian elephant, Bengal tiger, gaur and Indian leopard. There are at least 266 species of birds in the sanctuary, including critically endangered Indian white-rumped vulture and long-billed vulture.

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