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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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Suppose if we measure the time lapse between the two Sunsets by sitting in the beach , from this we can estimate 

A) The distance between the sun and earth B) The depth of the ocean
C) The radius of the earth D) The radius of the sun
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) The radius of the earth

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What is the scientific name for washing soda?

A) Sodium carbonate B) Sodium bicarbonate
C) Calcium carbonate D) Calcium bicarbonate
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Sodium carbonate

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In a laser (say neon laser) all the atoms emit the light waves of 

A) Same frequency B) Same amplitude
C) Same phase D) All the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All the above

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The intensity of Earthquakes is measured on

A) Richter scale B) Secant scale
C) Mercalli scale D) Beaufort scale
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Mercalli scale

Explanation:

The intensity of Earthquakes is measured on Mercalli scale.

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Q:

Iodine test is used to detect

A) Carbohydrate B) Fat
C) Protein D) Cholesterol
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Carbohydrate

Explanation:

The iodine test is used to test for the presence of starch i.e, Carbohydrate.

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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:

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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