Target SSC CGL | 10,000+ Questions | General Awareness Questions For SSC CGL : Day 27

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Q1.Which is the second largest gland of the Human body?
(a) Liver
(b) Large Intestine
(c) Thorax
(d) Pancreas

Q2.Annona squamosa is the scientific name of –
(a) Custard Apple
(b) Papaya
(c) Babul
(d) Drumstick

Q3.Binomial Nomenclature was founded by –
(a) Charles Darwin
(b) Robert Nucleus
(c) Carl Linnaeus
(d) Lamarck

Q4.The disease Beri Beri is caused due to the deficiency of which of the following?
(a) Vitamin B2
(b) Vitamin B1
(c) Vitamin B12
(d) Vitamin E

Q5. Chlorophyll was first separated and named by whom
(a) Caventou
(b) Pelletier
(c) Chlorophyll
(d) Caventou and Pelletier

Q6. Which of the following organisms does not fit into the Cell Theory?
(a) Bacteria
(b) Virus
(c) Fungi
(d) Plants

Q7. Which drug is used as an Anti-Inflammatory?
(a) Metformin
(b) Diazepam
(c) Latanoprost
(d) Prednisone

Q8.Musa paradisiaca is the scientific name of which plant?
(a) mango
(b) wheat
(c) Corn
(d) banana

Q9. Prawns belong to which family?
(a) Crustaceans
(b) Fish
(c) Amphibians/
(d) Reptiles

Q10. Vitamin A is also known as _____.
(a) Thiamine
(b) Riboflavin
(c) Retinol
(d) Calciferol

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. The second largest gland in human body is pancreas.

S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. Annona Squamosa is the scientific name of Sugar-apple or sweetsop or Custard apple.

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. The formal introduction of Binomial Nomenclature system of naming species is credited to Carl Linnaeus.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. Beriberi is a disease caused by a vitamin B1 deficiency also known as thiamine deficiency.

S5. Ans.(d)
Sol.Chlorophyll was first isolated and named by Joseph Bienaime Caventou and Pierre Joseph Pelletier in 1817.

S6. Ans.(b)
Sol. Cell theory is not applicable on Viruses. They are made up of proteins and one of nucleic acids i.e. DNA or RNA. So they lack protoplasm, the essential part of the cell.

S7. Ans.(d)
Sol. Prednisone drug is used as an Anti-Inflammatory drug. It is used to treat a number of different conditions, such as inflammation (swelling), severe allergies, adrenal problems, arthritis, asthma, blood or bone marrow problems, endocrine problems, eye or vision problems, stomach or bowel problems, lupus, skin conditions, kidney problems, ulcerative colitis, and flare-ups of multiple sclerosis.

S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. Musa paradisiaca is the scientific name of Banana plant.

S9. Ans.(a)
Sol. Prawns are crustaceans similar in appearance to shrimps, but they can be distinguished by the gill structure which is branching in prawns and not in shrimp.

S10. Ans.(c)
Sol. Vitamin A is also known as retinol because it produces the pigments in the retina of the eye. Vitamin A promotes good vision, especially in low light.

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