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When a gas is turned into a liquid, the process is called

A) condensation B) evaporation
C) deposition D) sublimation
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) condensation

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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