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Q1. Which one of the following is NOT a function of the kidney?
(a) Regulation of blood pH
(b) Removal of metabolic wastes from the body
(c) Production of antibodies
(d) Regulation of osmotic pressures of the blood

Q2. In which part of the eye lies the pigment that decides the color of the eyes of a person?
(a) Cornea
(b) Choroid
(c) Iris
(d) Vitreous body

Q3. The presence of what distinguishes a plant cell from an animal cell?
(a) Chloroplasts
(b) Protoplasm
(c) Cell membrane
(d) Nucleus

Q4. Edward Jenner is associated with –
(a) Cholera
(b) Typhoid
(c) Small Pox
(d) Paralysis

Q5. On the average, what percentage of the human body has the element of oxygen?
(a) 65
(b) 25
(c) 10
(d) 5

Q6. BCG vaccination is to be given to a new-born child –
(a) immediately after birth
(b) within 48 hours
(c) within seven days
(d) within six months

Q7. Glaucoma is a disease of the –
(a) Skin
(b) Lungs
(c) Liver
(d) Eyes

Q8. The metal present in insulin is –
(a) Copper
(b) Iron
(c) Zinc
(d) Magnesium

Q9. Roundworm is a human parasite found in the –
(a) Small intestine
(b) Liver
(c) Stomach
(d) Kidney

Q10. Locked jaw disorder is the other name of the disease –
(a) Tetanus
(b) Muscular disorder
(c) Typhoid
(d) Filariasis

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S1. Ans.(c)
Sol. Kidneys are essential in the urinary system and also serve homeostatic functions such as the regulation of electrolytes, maintenance of acid-base balance, and regulation of blood pressure (via maintaining salt and water balance). They serve the body as a natural filter of the blood, and remove wastes which are diverted to the urinary bladder whereas the antibodies are produced by antigens in the cell. Production or regulation is not a function of antibodies.

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol. The iris is a thin, circular structure in the eye, responsible for controlling the diameter and size of the pupils and thus the amount of light reaching the retina. “Eye color” is the color of the iris, which in humans can be green, blue, black or brown.

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. Animal cells do not have chloroplasts but plant cells do.

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. Edward Anthony Jenner was an English physician and scientist from Berkeley, Gloucestershire, who was the pioneer of smallpox vaccine. He is often called “the father of immunology”.

S5. Ans.(a)
Sol. In the human body, the oxygen is absorbed by the blood stream in the lungs, being then transported to the cells where an elaborated change process takes place. Approximately 65% of human body contains oxygen.

S6. Ans.(b)
Sol. Newborns are vaccinated within 48 hours of birth with 0.05 ml and 0.1 ml of freeze dried BCG vaccine procured from Guindy Madras manufactured using Copenhagen 1331 strain containing 0.69 million culturable particles/0.1 ml. BCG vaccine is a live bacterial vaccine given for protection against tuberculosis.

S7. Ans.(d)
Sol. Glaucoma is an eye disease in which the optic nerve is damaged in a characteristic pattern. This can permanently damage vision in the affected eye(s) and lend to blindness if left untreated.

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. Insulin storage vesicles in humans and many other species contain high concentrations of Zn^(2+)and Ca^(2+)ions.

S9. Ans.(a)
Sol. Roundworms, or nematodes, are a group of invertebrates (animals having no backbone) with long round bodies. With the exception of the parasitic roundworm that causes trichinosis, mature adult roundworms eventually end up or live in human small intestines and cause infection and disease.

S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. Tetanus, commonly called locked jaw, is a bacterial disease that affects the nervous system.Locked jaw syndrome is a disorder that is related to our jaw joint. It causes severe pain and sometimes cannot open the mouth.


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