Q1. Deficiency of which vitamin can cause night blindness?
Q2.India has longest international border with which country?
Q3.Which of the following is the most abundant metal on Earth’s crust?
Q4.Soil having high content of aluminum and iron oxide is also known as _____.
(a) Meadow soil
(b) Pedalfer soil
(c) Chernozen soil
(d) Podzol soil
Q5.The National Anthem was adopted by the Constituent Assembly in –
(a) 24th May 1949
(b) 24th November 1949
(c) 24th January 1950
(d) 24th June 1950
Q6.Which country’s constitution is the world’s longest?
(a) United States of America
(d) Great Britain
Q7.Who among the following is addressed as the Chairman of Rajya Sabha?
(a) Prime Minister
(b) Chief Justice
(c) Vice President
(d) Attorney General
Q8.The constitution of India was framed by :
(a) Planning Commission
(b) Constituent Assembly
(d) Working Committee
Q9. How many pairs of ribs are there in a human body?
Q10. Which one of the following is not a digestive enzyme in the human system?
Sol. Vitamin A is needed by the retina of the eye in the form of retinol, which combines with protein opsin to form rhodopsin, the light absorbing molecules necessary for both low light (scotopic vision) & colour vision.
Sol. India share longest border with Bangladesh a 4,096-kilometer (2,545-mile)-long international border followed by China(3380 km), Pakistan(3323 km), Myanmar(1643 km), Nepal(1236 km),Bhutan(699 km) and Afganistan(106 km).
Sol. Aluminum is the most abundant metal in the earth’s crust, it is never found free in nature. All of the earth’s aluminum has combined with other elements to form compounds.
Sol. Pedalfer is composed of high amount of aluminum and iron oxides. It is a subdivision of the zonal soil order comprising a large group of soils in which sesquioxides increase relative to silica during soil formation. Pedalfers usually occur in humid areas
Sol.The first stanza of the song Bharata Bhagya Bidhata was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India as the National Anthem on 24 January 1950.
Sol. The Indian constitution is the world’s longest. At its commencement, it had 395 articles in 22 parts and 8 schedules.
Sol. The Vice-President of India is ex officio Chairperson of the Rajya Sabha.
Sol.The Constitution of India was framed by Constituent Assembly.
Sol. The human rib cage is made up of 12 paired (total 24 ribbone) rib bones. Each are symmetrically paired in right and left side. The ribs are flat, thin bones that together with the sternum make up the ribcage. The ribs provide protection for vital organs in the upper body, including the heart and lungs.
Sol. Trypsin, ptyalin, and pepsin are digestive enzymes whose secretion is performed by pancreas, salivary gland and stomach respectively. Gastrin is a peptide hormone that stimulates secretion of gastric acid (HCI) by the parental cells of the stomach and aids in gastric motility. It is released by delta cells of the pancreas.
Rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults occur due to deficiency of Vitamin D. Together with Calcium deficiency of vitamin D causes osteoporosis in older adults.
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