Civils General Science-3

Science Civils Prelims Practice Questions,UPSC,CSAT,kpsc,UPPSC,SSC

Which of the following diseases of mulching animals are infectious ?
1. Foot and Mouth disease
2. Anthrax
3. Black Quarter
4. Cowpox
select the correct answer using the codes given below :

(A) 1, 2 and 3
(B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 1 and 4
(D) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Consider the following statements:
1. Dengue is a protozoan disease transmitted by mosquitoes
2. Retro-orbital pain is not symptom of Dengue
3. Skin rash and bleeding from nose and gums are some of the symptoms of the Dengue
which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 3 only
(C) 2 only
(D) 1 and 3

Consider the following
1. Camphor
2. Chicory
3. Vanilla
which of the above is /are plant products ?

(A) 1 and 2 only
(B) 3 only
(C) 2 and 3 only
(D) 1, 2 and 3

Which one of the following is a reason for conducting a thorough research at present on Mitochondrial DNA ?

(A) To understand certain hereditary diseases those are transmitted exclusively from mother to offspring
(B) To understand the mechanism of transmission of respiratory diseases inherited from parents
(C) To understand the diseases cause by life style
(D) To understand certain diseases inherited exclusively from paternal side

Argemone oil is used to adulterate

(A) Butter
(B) Coconut oil
(C) Diesel
(D) Mustard oil

Which light is strongly absorbed by the plants?

(A) Blue and Red
(B) Indigo and Yellow
(C) Green and Violet
(D) Orange and Yellow

A type of food poisoning called botulism is caused by a bacterium due to a toxin produced by it . This toxin is extensively used:

(A) As anesthetic agent during surgery
(B) In removing facial wrinkles
(C) In treating cancer
(D) In preventing bacterial infections

From the evolutionary point of view , which one of the following is closer to man ?

(A) Dolphin
(B) Shark
(C) Tortoise
(D) Wolf

which one among the following is the poorest source of vitamin A ?

(A) Butter
(B) Fish
(C) Ripe mango
(D) Ripe papaya

A person sleeping in Leh with his head in the open and legs in the shade of a tree is liable to get sunstroke and frostbite at the same time . The reason for this is:

(A) Rarefied air
(B) Dry air
(C) Low temperature
(D) Low Oxygen level

Athlete’s Foot disease is caused by

(A) Bacterium
(B) Fungus
(C) Protozoan
(D) Virus

which one of the following vitamins is most susceptible to deterioration by exposure to air ?

(A) Vitamin A
(B) Vitamin C
(C) Vitamin D
(D) Vitamin E

which one of the following is not a part of small intestine?

(A) Caecum
(B) Duodenum
(C) Jejunum
(D) Ileum

If the drinking water supply pipeline is damaged and is contaminated with water from domestic sewerage, which one of the following diseases is most likely to occur after drinking such water ?

(A) Meningitis
(B) Typhoid
(C) Tuberculosis
(D) Conjunctivitis

Consider the following
1. Folic acid
2. Nicotinic acid
3. Pantothenic acid
Which of the above is /are vitamins ?

(A) 1 only
(B) 1 and 2 only
(C) 3 only
(D) 1 and 2 only

In the human body, the anti bodies produced as a result of infection are actually:

(A) Sterols
(B) Proteins
(C) Glycolipids
(D) Carbohydrates