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Q:

What is the term for classifying and grouping organisms?

A) Homology B) Taxonomy
C) Biology D) Zeology
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Taxonomy

Explanation:

The term for classifying and grouping organisms is Taxonomy. It is the science of defining and naming groups of biological organisms on the basis of shared characteristics.

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Q:

Night blindness is caused due to deficiency of

A) Vitamin A B) Vitamin B
C) Vitamin K D) Vitamin E
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Vitamin A

Explanation:

It is due to the deficiency of Vitamin A. Retinol which is present in vitamin A. Its deficiency causes night blindness. It is available in carrots. 

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Lime mortar is generally made with

A) Hydraulic lime B) Quick lime
C) Fat lime D) Plain lime
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Hydraulic lime

Explanation:

Lime mortar is generally made with Hydraulic lime.

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Q:

Photorespiration lowers the efficiency of photosynthesis by

A) consuming carbon dioxide B) removing ribulose bisphosphate molecules
C) releasing RuBP carboxylase molecules D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) removing ribulose bisphosphate molecules

Explanation:

photorespiration lowers the efficiency of photosynthesis by removing ribulose bisphosphate molecules.

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Q:

The term just noticeable difference is synonymous with

A) difference threshold B) separation threshold
C) change threshold D) response threshold
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) difference threshold

Explanation:

The term just noticeable difference is synonymous with difference threshold and refers
to the detection of change.

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Q:

In which of the following animals is can breathe through their skin?

A) Frog B) Shark
C) Whale D) Cockroach
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Frog

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Q:

Which is an example of an endothermic reaction?

A) combustion B) mix of CaO with water
C) coal is burnt D) photosynthesis
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) photosynthesis

Explanation:

A chemical reaction in which involves the absorption of heat from the environment is called a Endothermic reaction. 

Examples : Dissolving ammonium chloride in water, photosynthesis, melting ice cubes, mixing of potassium chloride with water,...

 

In the contrast, chemical reactions involving release of heat are known as exothermic reactions.

Examples : Combustion, coal is burnt, mix of CaO with water,...

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Q:

Which of the following processes would release energy?

A) Condensation B) Fermentation
C) Evaporation D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Condensation

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