Biology Questions for SSC CGL Exam

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We are providing the alternate quizzes on Chemistry/Biology/Physics. From this section you will get at least 7-8 questions in SSC CGL Exam. So from this quiz one can prepare general science section on daily basis.

Q1. In photosynthesis—
(a) Light energy is converted into chemical energy 
(b) Chemical energy is converted into light energy 
(c) Chemical energy is converted into electrical energy 
(d) Light energy is converted into mechanical energy

Q2. The hotness or pungency of chili pepper is due to—
(a) Cucumin 
(b) Sorbitol 
(c) Argenol 
(d) Capsaicin

Q3. Exposure to ultraviolet radiation causes eye disease like—
(a) Conjunctivitis
(b) Cataract 
(c) Short sightedness
(d) Colour blindness

Q4. Which of the following does not have any enzymes in its cells? 
(a) Algae 
(b) Virus 
(c) Lichen 
(d) Bacteria

Q5. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below: 
List-I List-II 
A. Ribosome 1. Suicidal bag of cells 
B. Lysosome 2. Protein factory of cells 
C. Mitochondria 3. Controller of cell 
D. Nucleus 4. Power house of cell 
A B C D 
(a) 1 4 3 2
(b) 4 3 2 1 
(c) 2 1 4 3 
(d) 3 2 1 4

Q6. Consider the following statements: 
1. A colour blind person cannot distinguish red and green. 
2. Colour blindness is related with a defect in nerve cells. 
Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 
(a) 1 only 
(b) 2 only 
(c) Both 1 and 2 
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q7. Arteries supplying blood to the heart are called—
(a) Carotid arteries 
(b) Hepatic arteries 
(c) Coronary arteries 
(d) Pulmonary arteries

Q8. Match the List-I and LIst-II: 
List-I List-II 
(Organs of the Body) (Process of Treatment) 
A. Heart                               1. Cataract Operation 
B. Kidney 2. Angioplasty 
C. Eye 3. Hysterectomy 
D. Uterus 4. Dialysis 
A B C D 
(a) 1 2 3 4 
(b) 2 4 1 3 
(c) 4 2 1 3 
(d) 1 2 4 3

Q9. Which of the following plant hormone is mainly responsible for fruit ripening? 
(a) Cytokinin 
(b) Ethylene
(c) Abscissic acid
(d) None of these

Q10. The study of the internal structure of the plants is called—
(a) Taxonomy 
(b) Agronomy 
(c) Anatomy 
(d) Morphology

Q11. A food chain always starts with—
(a) Nitrogen fixation.
(b) Decomposition
(c) Respiration
(d) Photosynthesis

Q12. The hormone insulin is a—
(a) peptide
(b) fatty acid 
(c) glycolipid
(d) sterol

Q13. “Flow of energy is unidirectional”. It means that—
(a) Energy always flows form east to west direction.
(b) The energy of the autotrophs reaches back to the solar input.
(c) Energy which passes to the higher trophic levels doesn’t come back to lower trophic levels
(d) None of these.

Q14. In an ecosystem, the 10% of energy available for transfer from one trophic level to the next trophic level is in the form of—
(a) Mechanical energy.
(b) Light energy
(c) Chemical energy 
(d) Heat energy

Q15. Which of the following measures can be taken to reduce the wastage of energy?
(a) Preparation of smokeless stoves
(b) Growing fuel wood trees
(c) Use of biogas
(d) All of these

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