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Q:

Garampani sanctuary is located at

A) Diphu, Assam B) Gangtok, Sikkim
C) Junagarh, Gujarat D) Kohima, Nagaland
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Diphu, Assam

Explanation:

Famous for Hot water springs and homeland for Hoolock Gibbons and Golden Langurs, The Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Karbi Anglong of Diphu area. One of the oldest Sanctuary containing Hot water spring and waterfalls and surrounded by Nambour Sanctuary having 51 rare species of Orchid. It has a total area of 6 sq. Km.

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Q:

What about Earth allows it to maintain bodies of water?

A) mountains B) tides
C) moderate tempatures D) comet crashes
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) moderate tempatures

Explanation:

The moderate temperatures allow Earth to maintain bodies of water into its normal state.

Changes in the bodies of water in terms of volume and structure would change due to the change in temperature. 

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Q:

Select the four statements about Plasmodium that are true.

 

A)  Inside an infected mosquito, haploid gametes fuse, forming a diploid zygote that develops into an oocyst

B) Plasmodium cells infect two specific types of cells in humans.

C) Inside an infected mosquito, haploid gametes fuse, forming a haploid zygote that develops into an oocyst.

D) When a mosquito bites a human with malaria, diploid Plasmodium cells enter the mosquito.

E) Plasmodium cells are transferred to humans through mosquito saliva.

F) The life cycle of Plasmodium involves only haploid forms.

G) The complete life cycle of Plasmodium requires two hosts.

A) A, B, E, G B) A, C, F, G
C) B, C, D, F D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) A, B, E, G

Explanation:

Plasmodium is a genus of unicellular eukaryotes that are obligate parasites of vertebrates and insects. 

From the above given options, A, B, E, G are TRUE regarding Plasmodium.

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Q:

Lichens are the best indicator of

A) Air pollution B) Sound pollution
C) Noise pollution D) Water pollution
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Air pollution

Explanation:

1. Lichens are plants that grow in exposed places such as rocks or tree bark.

 

2.  Lichens are widely used as environmental indicators or bio-indicators. They can be used as air pollution indicators, especially of the concentration of sulfur-di-oxide in the atmosphere.  

 

3. They need to be very good at absorbing water and nutrients to grow there.

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Barbara creates a table of the six essential nutrients.

Macronutrients : Micronutrients

Carbohydrates : Fats

Proteins : Vitamins

Water : Minerals

Where did Barbara make an error in placement of a nutrient?

A) Fats B) Vitamins
C) Minerals D) Water
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Fats

Explanation:

Fats are to be under macronutrients.

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Q:

The man who is specialist in wine making is called as ?

A) Wenologist B) Grapologist
C) Oenologist D) None
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Oenologist

Explanation:

Oenology is the science and study of wine and winemaking. So person who is specialist in that is called as Oenologist.

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Q:

Genetic alteration probably refers to altering what

A) Genes found on ribosomes B) Genes found on chromosomes
C) Genes found on cytoplasm D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Genes found on chromosomes

Explanation:

Genetic alteration probably refers to altering Genes found on chromosomes.

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Genetic alteration refers to altering DNA sequence. Gene alteration forms genetically modified products that modifies the gene sequence.

 

Genetic engineering, also called genetic modification or genetic manipulation, is the direct manipulation of an organism's genes using biotechnology.

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Q:

Seawater (i.e. saltwater) freezes at: 

A) at a slightly higher temperature than fresh water B) at a slightly lower temperature than fresh water.
C) the same temperature as fresh water. D) seawater does not freeze.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) at a slightly lower temperature than fresh water.

Explanation:
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