1. Pencillin is extracted from —
(1) yeast (2) algae
(3) fungus (4) lichen
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. year 1997)
2. Which is the effect of antigen in
an ill person ?
(1) It increases the production
of W.B.C.
(2) It increases the production
of antibiotics
(3) It increases the production
of anti-serum against bacteria
(4) It prevents the growth of
bacteria
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. year 1997)
3. Which among the following helps
in circulation of blood ?
(1) Arithrocytus
(2) Blood platelets
(3) Monocytes
(4) Lymphocytes
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Exam. year 1997)
4. Which among the following elements increases the absorption
of water and calcium in plants ?
(1) Manganese
(2) Boron
(3) Copper
(4) Molybdenum
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Exam. year 1997)
5. Which wood will become useless
soon after exposing in the open
air ?
(1) Soft wood
(2) Fibrous wood
(3) Wet wood
(4) Hard wood
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. year 1997)
6. Which among the following is a
large spectrum Antibiotic ?
(1) Paracetamol
(2) Pencillin
(3) Ampicillin
(4) Chlormphenicol
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Exam. year 1997)
7. Our bones and teeth are generally made of —
(1) Tricalcium phosphate
(2) Fluoropetite
(3) Chloropetite
(4) Hydrolith
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Exam. year 1997)
8. Angora wool is extracted from —
(1) rabbit (2) sheep
(3) fox (4) goat
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. year 1997)
9. Which of the following diseases
affects women easily than that
of men ?
(1) Heart attack
(2) Hepatitis
(3) Joint arthritis
(4) Arthritis
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. year 1997)
10. Pituitary gland is located in—
(1) brain (2) kidney
(3) liver (4) intestine
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. year 1997)
11. What is the limit of MG/DL of
blood sugar in the normal person at the time of fast ?
(1) 40-60 (2) 120-150
(3) 70-100 (4) 160-200
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. year 1997)
12. The cross-section of a stem of
tree has fifty rings, what is the
age of the tree ?
(1) 50 months (2) 5 years
(3) 25 years (4) 50 years
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Exam. year 1997)
13. Onion is a modified form of
(1) leaf (2) stem
(3) root
(4) None of these
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Exam. year 1997)
14. The pollination of maize takes
place by
(1) self-pollination
(2) pollination by insects
(3) pollination by air
(4) pollination by rain
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. year 1997)
15. Why radiologists do not take direct X-ray photographs of intestine ?
(1) Intestines are affected by
direct exposure to X-rays
(2) X-rays can not cross intestine
(3) X-rays are not able to capture
clear picture
(4) Even short exposure of X-rays
causes cancer in intestine
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. year 1997)
16. Exobiology deals with the study
of :
(1) external characters of living
organisms
(2) life on the surface of the earth
(3) life in the outer layers of atmosphere
(4) life in other planets and space
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 04.07.1999
(First Sitting)
17. Animals do not have enzyme systems which enable them to make
use of the energy from :
(1) fat (2) water
(3) protein
(4) carbohydrate
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Prelim Exam. 04.07.1999
(First Sitting)
18. A clone is a colony of :
(1) cells having different shapes
(2) cells having similar shape
(3) cells having similar genetic
constitution
(4) cells having different genetic constitutions
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 04.07.1999
(First Sitting)
19. The pollen grains of flowers pollinated by insects are :
(1) smooth and dry
(2) rough and sticky
(3) rough and dry
(4) large and showy
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Prelim Exam. 04.07.1999
(First Sitting)
20. Which one of the following substances is used for preservation
of food grains?
(1) Sodium benzoate
(2) Vinegar
(3) Sodium chloride
(4) Potassium permanganate
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 04.07.1999
(First Sitting)
21. The disease caused by Asbestos
is :
(1) Emphysema (2) Paralysis
(3) Diarrhoea (4) Dysentery
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Prelim Exam. 04.07.1999
(First Sitting)
22. In the eye, colour vision is effected by the presence of :
(1) Choroid coat
(2) Sclerotic coat
(3) Rods (4) Cones
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Prelim Exam. 04.07.1999
(First Sitting)
23. Which of the following is NOT
one of the important steps in
processing tea leaves?
(1) Rolling (2) Drying
(3) Fermenting
(4) Withering
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Prelim Exam. 04.07.1999
(First Sitting)
24. Dehydration in human body is
caused due to the loss of :
(1) vitamins (2) salts
(3) hormones (4) water
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 04.07.1999
(Second Sitting)
25. Which of the following is the
largest living bird ?
(1) Eagle (2) Peacock
(3) Ostrich (4) Kiwi
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Prelim Exam. 04.07.1999
(Second Sitting)
26. In the case of test tube babies
(1) egg is fertilized in the uterus.
(2) embryo completes its development in a test tube.
(3) embryo is placed in uterus
after 2 months.
(4) egg is fertilized outside
mother’s body.
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 04.07.1999
(Second Sitting)
27. The age of trees is determined
by its :
(1) girth (2) height
(3) growth rings
(4) general appearance
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 04.07.1999
(Second Sitting)
28. Kidney disease in man is
caused by the pollutant :
(1) Cadmium (2) Iron
(3) Cobalt (4) Carbon
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 04.07.1999
(Second Sitting)
29. Fruits of this plant are found
underground :
(1) Potato (2) Carrot
(3) Groundnut (4) Onion
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Prelim Exam. 04.07.1999
(Second Sitting)
30. A rare and endangered animal in
Silent Valley is :
(1) Musk deer
(2) Tiger
(3) Lion-tailed macaque
(4) Rhinosores
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 04.07.1999
(Second Sitting)
31. Quantity of fresh air required for
a man is
(1) 1000 cubic feet of air for
every 20 minutes
(2) 1000 cubic feet of air for
every 20 seconds
(3) 1000 cubic feet of air for
every 10 minutes
(4) 1000 cubic feet of air for
every 10 seconds
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 27.02.2000
(First Sitting)
32. Reserpine is used to :
(1) reduce high blood pressure
(2) increase blood pressure when
it is low
(3) alleviate pain
(4) cure arthritis
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 27.02.2000
(First Sitting)
33. ‘ELISA’ test is employed to diagnose :
(1) Polio virus
(2) AIDS antibodies
(3) Tuberculosis bacterium
(4) Cancer
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 27.02.2000
(First Sitting
34. Why excessive heating and repeated use of cooking oil is most
undesirable?
(1) The oil vapours can cause
indoor pollution
(2) Carcinogenic substances
like benzpyrene are produced
(3) Nutrient value of food is lost
(4) Loss and wastage of oil
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 27.02.2000
(First Sitting)
35. Which one of the following is a
female sex hormone?
(1) Estrogen (2) Androgen
(3) Oxytocin (4) Insulin
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 27.02.2000
(Second Sitting)
36. Clove, the commonly used spice,
is obtained from the :
(1) root (2) stem
(3) flower bud (4) fruit
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 27.02.2000
(Second Sitting)
37. Labourers who do hard manual
labour develop thick skin on their
palms and soles due to :
(1) thick epidermis
(2) thick dermis
(3) thick subcutaneous tissue
(4) All of these
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 27.02.2000
(Second Sitting)
38. Maximum photosynthetic activity occurs in :
(1) blue and red region of light
(2) green and yellow region of light
(3) blue and orange region of light
(4) violet and orange region of
light
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 27.02.2000
(Second Sitting)
39. AIDS virus has :
(1) single-stranded RNA
(2) double-stranded RNA
(3) single-stranded DNA
(4) double-stranded DNA
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 27.02.2000
(Second Sitting)
40. A ‘breath test’ used by traffic police to check drunken driving uses:
(1) potassium dichromate-sulphuric acid
(2) potassium perma-nganatesulphuric acid
(3) turmeric on filter paper
(4) silica gel coated with silver
nitrate
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 27.02.2000
(Second Sitting)
41. Anglo-Nubian is a breed of :
(1) sheep (2) goat
(3) poultry (4) cattle
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 27.02.2000
(Second Sitting)
42. What kind of soil is treated with
gypsum to make it suitable for
cropping?
(1) Alkaline
(2) Acidic
(3) Water-logged
(4) Soil with excessive clay content
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 27.02.2000
(Second Sitting)
43. Typhoid fever is caused by-
(1) virus (2) bacteria
(3) fungus (4) allergy
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 09.09.2001)
44. Which of the following blood
group is a universal reciptient?
(1) A (2) B
(3) AB (4) O
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 09.09.2001)
45. Rod shaped bacteria is called
(1) Bacillus (2) Spirillum
(3) Coccus (4) Coma
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 09.09.2001)
46. The animal which has become
extinct recently in India happens
to be
(1) Golden cat (2) Cheetah
(3) Wooly wolf (4) Rhinoceros
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 09.09.2001)
47. All the progeny obtained from a
single plant by vegetative propagation are called
(1) Clones (2) Pure line
(3) Indred line (4) Pedigree line
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 09.09.2001)
48. What is a Sponge ?
(1) A fungus (2) A fossil
(3) A plant (4) An animal
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 09.09.2001)
49. Which of the following blood
groups may be present in the
children of a couple having blood
groups A and B, respectively?
(1) A and B only
(2) A, B and AB
(3) A, B, AB and O
(4) AB only
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 09.09.2001)
50. Which of the following diseases
is caused by a virus?
(1) Polimyletis
(2) Malaria
(3) Whooping cough
(4) Ring worm
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 09.09.2001)
51. Which of the following is known
as Vitamin B1
?
(1) Retinol (2) Thiamin
(3) Riboflavin (4) Ascorbic Acid
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 09.09.2001)
52. Which of the following is true ?
(1) DNA is the genetic material
in most of the organism
(2) RNA is the genetic material
in most viruses and bacteria
(3) DNA is the genetic material
in all the viruses
(4) RNA is the genetic material
in all the viruses
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 09.09.2001)
53. Pathogenic bacteria secrete
(1) Antigens (2) Antibodies
(3) Hormones (4) Interferons
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 09.09.2001)
54. Where is the Botanical Survey of
India headquartered ?
(1) Lucknow (2) Darjeeling
(3) Kolkata (4) Oottaccamund
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(First Sitting)
55. Who amongst the following was
awarded Nobel Prize for path
breaking contributions to develop treatment against Parkinson’s
disease ?
(1) Arvid Carlsson
(2) Walter Kohn
(3) Robert B. Laughlin
(4) Ferid Murad
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(First Sitting)
56. Which of the following food items
is rich in iron ?
(1) Rice (2) Apple
(3) Pulses (4) Orange
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(First Sitting)
57. Who discovered Cholera germs?
(1) Robert Koch
(2) Rene Laennec
(3) Dreser
(4) Hansen
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(First Sitting)
58. Sweetex used by the diabetic
patients has energy content of :
(1) Five calories
(2) Ten calories
(3) Hundred calories
(4) Zero calories
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(First Sitting)
59. The element which is the most
abundant in the human body is:
(1) Oxygen (2) Carbon
(3) Iron (4) Nitrogen
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(First Sitting)
60. Oxygen liberated during photosynthesis is coming from :
(1) Carbon dioxide
(2) Water
(3) Bresk down of chlorophy II
(4) Atmosphere
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(First Sitting)
61. Which of the following is NOT
included in the Technology Mission?
(1) Oil seeds (2) Pulses
(3) Maize (4) Vegetables
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(First Sitting)
62. Who discovered sex hormones?
(1) Dreser
(2) Eugen Steinach
(3) Edward Calvin
(4) Samuel Cohen
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(Second Sitting)
63. Fermentation is a process of decomposition of an organic compound by :
(1) catalysts (2) enzymes
(3) carbanions (4) free radicals
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(Second Sitting)
64. What are the basic units from
which human spare parts can
be created?
(1) Nerve cells (2) Stem cells
(3) Heart cells (4) Kidney cells
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(Second Sitting)
65. Adherent mucoid alkaline substance covering the inner lining
of stomach is to :
(1) digest starch
(2) act against bacteria
(3) prevent the action of pepsin
of mucosa
(4) prevent viral infection
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(Second Sitting)
66. The area of the human tongue
sensitive to bitterness is restricted to :
(1) tip (2) edges
(3) middle part (4)posterior part
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(Second Sitting)
67. Amniocentesis is a method for :
(1) determination of foetal health
conditions
(2) determination of the amino
acids sequence
(3) inducing abortion
(4) artificial insemination
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(Second Sitting)
68. During photosynthesis the liberated gas is :
(1) Carbon dioxide
(2) Oxygen
(3) Nitrogen (4) Hydrogen
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(Second Sitting)
69. Which of the following blood cells
is compulsory for blood coagulation ?
(1) Platelets
(2) Red Blood Corpuscles
(3) White Blood Corpuscles
(4) Lymphocites
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(Middle Zone)
70. Which was the first antibiotic ?
(1) Terramycin (2) Neomycin
(3) Penicilin (4) Streptomycin
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(Middle Zone)
71. Virus contains
(1) Protein and lipid
(2) Nucleic acid and protein
(3) Lipid and carbohydrate
(4) Carbohydrate and nucleic acid
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(Middle Zone)
72. By which the sex of a child is
determined before birth ?
(1) Sperms of father
(2) Foetus of mother
(3) Both (1) and (2)
(4) Nutrition of mother
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(Middle Zone)
73. What may be the cause of malfunctioning of thyriod gland ?
(1) Iodine deficiency
(2) Iron deficiency
(3) Calcium deficiency
(4) Vitamin C
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 24.02.2002
(Middle Zone)
74. The element which is the most
abundant in the human body
is —
(1) oxygen (2) carbon
(3) iron (4) nitrogen
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 12.01.2003)
75. Night blindness results from the
deficiency of —
(1) Glucose (2) Vitamin-E
(3) Vitamin-B2
(4) Vitamin-A
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 12.01.2003)
76. How many feet has a crab got?
(1) 12 (2) 10
(3) 8 (4) 6
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 12.01.2003)
77. Which one of the following is
found only in women ?
(1) Thyroid (2) Pituitary
(3) Ovary (4) Adenoid
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 12.01.2003)
78. Which one of the following is
NOT a function of kidney ?
(1) Regulation of blood pH
(2) Removal of metabolic wastes
from the body
(3) Production of antibodies
(4) Regulation of osmotic pressures of the blood
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 12.01.2003)
79. Water in plants is trans-ported
by
(1) cambium (2) phloem
(3) epidermis (4) xylem
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 12.01.2003)
80. Where are the Eucalyptus trees
found in abundance ?
(1) Mizo Hills
(2) Naga Hills
(3) Manipur Hills
(4) Nilgiri Hills
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 12.01.2003)
81. Which of the following hormone
is released in excess quantity
during excitement ?
(1) Cortisone (2) Serotonin
(3) Adrenaline (4) Oestrogen
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 12.01.2003)
82. Clove, the commonly-used
spice, is obtained from the
(1) Fruit (2) Stem
(3) Root (4) Flower bud
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 11.05.2003
(First Sitting)
83. What are the blood corpuscles
that help to build up resistance
against diseases ?
(1) Leucocytes
(2) Monocytes
(3) Neutrophils
(4) Lymphoctyes
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 11.05.2003
(First Sitting)
84. Which is the gland that holds the
body’s thermostat?
(1) Pineal (2) Pituitary
(3) Thyroid (4) Hypothalamus
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 11.05.2003
(First Sitting)
85. What is the chromosome number in a human ovum ?
(1) 24 (2) 46
(3) 48 (4) None of these
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 11.05.2003
(First Sitting)
86. Hashish is obtained from a
plant. From which part of the
plant is it obtained ?
(1) Leaves
(2) Stem
(3) Exudate from leaves and female inflorescences.
(4) Exudate from stem and
male inflorescences.
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 11.05.2003
(First Sitting
87. Which organ of the body never
rests ?
(1) Eyes (2) Pancreas
(3) Liver (4) Heart
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 11.05.2003
(First Sitting)
88. In which part of the eye lies the
pigment that decides the colour
of the eyes of a person?
(1) Cornea (2) Choroid
(3) Iris (4) Vitreous body
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 11.05.2003
(Second Sitting)
89. Which organ of the body never
rests?
(1) Muscles (2) Nerves
(3) Tongue (4) Heart
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 11.05.2003
(Second Sitting)
90. The presence of what distinguishes a plant cell from an animal cell?
(1) Chloroplasts
(2) Cell wall
(3) Cell membrane
(4) Nucleus
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 11.05.2003
(Second Sitting)
91. Which of the following is most
important for growth of children
upto the age of 14?
(1) Proteins (2) Vitamins
(3) Fats (4) Milk
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 11.05.2003
(Second Sitting)
92. Which of the following is not required for seed germination?
(1) Water (2) Air
(3) Sunlight
(4) Suitable temperature
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 11.05.2003
(Second Sitting)
93. The branch of agriculture which
deals with the feeding, shelter,
health and breeding of the domestic animals is called
(1) Dairy Science
(2) Veterinary Science
(3) Poultry
(4) Animal Husbandry
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 07.09.2003)
94. Edward Jenner is associated with
(1) Cholera (2) Typhoid
(3) Small Pox (4) Paralysis
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 07.09.2003)
95. A plant with compound leaves is
(1) Papaya (2) Coconut
(3) Peepal (4) Hibiscus
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 07.09.2003)
96. The scientist who explained
about blood circulation for the
first time was
(1) Antonyvan Leewen Hock
(2) William Harvey
(3) Gregor Mendel
(4) Ronald Ross
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 07.09.2003)
97. Which one of the following is not
a digestive enzyme ?
(1) Pepsin (2) Renin
(3) Insulin (4) Amylopsin
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 07.09.2003)
98. The ‘Theory of Evolution’ was
put forward by
(1) Louis Pasteur
(2) Aristotle
(3) Gregor Mendel
(4) Charles Darwin
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 07.09.2003)
99. In a human body, the longest
bone is in the
(1) vertebral column
(2) thigh (3) rib cage
(4) arm
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 07.09.2003)
100. Hay fever is a sign of
(1) malnutrition
(2) allergy
(3) old age (4) over work
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 07.09.2003)
101. Which of the following foodcrops
has the maximum content of proteins ?
(1) Cassava (2) Soyabean
(3) Wheat (4) Maize
(SSC Section Officer (Commercial Audit)
Exam. 16.11.2003)
102. Where did the new form of pneumonia “SARS” start ?
(1) Canada (2) Singapore
(3) China (4) Thailand
(SSC Section Officer (Commercial Audit)
Exam. 16.11.2003)
103. The total number of vertebrae in
a human being is
(1) 26 (2) 30
(3) 29 (4) 33
(SSC Section Officer (Commercial
Audit) Exam. 16.11.2003)
104. On the average, what percentage of human body has the element of oxygen ?
(1) 65 (2) 25
(3) 10 (4) 5
(SSC Section Officer (Commercial
Audit) Exam. 16.11.2003)
105. BCG vaccination is to be given
to a new-born child
(1) immediately after birth
(2) within 48 hours
(3) within seven days
(4) within six months
(SSC Section Officer (Commercial
Audit) Exam. 16.11.2003)
106. The hybrid between horse and
donkey is called
(1) Pony (2) Colt
(3) Mule (4) Zebra
(SSC Section Officer (Commercial
Audit) Exam. 16.11.2003)
107. Glaucoma is a disease of the
(1) Skin (2) Lungs
(3) Liver (4) Eyes
(SSC Section Officer (Commercial
Audit) Exam. 16.11.2003)
108. The chemical used for destroying Fungi in water tanks is
(1) Copper sulphate
(2) Magnesium sulphate
(3) Zinc sulphate
(4) Nitric acid
(SSC Section Officer (Commercial
Audit) Exam. 16.11.2003)
109. Human kidney disorder is
caused by the pollution of–
(1) Cadmium (2) Iron
(3) Cobalt (4) Carbon
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 14.12.2003)
110. Dehydration in human body is
caused due to the deficiency of–
(1) Vitamin (2) Salt
(3) Hormone (4) Water
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 14.12.2003)
111. Who among the following analysed DNA for the first time ?
(1) Arthur Cornberg
(2) Hargobind Khurana
(3) M. W. Nirenberg
(4) Watson and Krick
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Exam. 14.12.2003)
112. Which among the following bears
smallest living cell ?
(1) Bacterium
(2) Mollusc plasma
(3) Virus
(4) Yeast
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Exam. 14.12.2003)
113. Yawning occurs–
(1) due to excess concentration
of CO2
in blood
(2) due to excess concentration
of CO2
in lungs
(3) due to excess concentration
of O2
in lungs
(4) None of these
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 14.12.2003)
114. Which among the following living
being has respiratory organ but
does not have brain ?
(1) crab
(2) starfish
(3) blood succor
(4) silverfish
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 14.12.2003)
115. Which vitamin helps in blood
coagulation?
(1) Vitamin-A (2) Vitamin-C
(3) Vitamin-K (4) Vitamin-E
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 14.12.2003)
116. A substance that stimulates the
production of antibodies when
introduced into a living organism
is known as—
(1) carcinogen (2) androgen
(3) antigen (4) oestrogen
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 08.02.2004
(First Sitting)
117. ‘Darwin finches’ refer to a group
of :
(1) Fishes (2) Lizards
(3) Birds (4) Amphibians
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 08.02.2004
(First Sitting)
118. The tissue in man where no cell
division occurs after birth is
(1) skeletal (2) nerves
(3) connective(4) germinal
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 08.02.2004
(First Sitting)
119. The source of oxygen generated
during photosynthesis is :
(1) water
(2) carbon dioxide
(3) chlorophyll
(4) mesophyll cells
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 08.02.2004
(First Sitting)
120. Which one of the following elements is associated with teeth
disorder ?
(1) Chlorine (2) Fluorine
(3) Bromine (4) Iodine
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 08.02.2004
(First Sitting)
121. Which one of the following is an
abnormal constituent of urine ?
(1) Creatinine (2) Urea
(3) Uric acid (4)Ketone bodies
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 08.02.2004
(Second Sitting)
122. Which one of the following cells
produces antibodies ?
(1) Eosinophil (2) Monocyte
(3) Basophil (4) Lymphocytes
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 08.02.2004
(Second Sitting)
123. The Vitamin which helps in clotting of blood is :
(1) A (2) D
(3) B (4) K
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 08.02.2004
(Second Sitting)
124. At very high altitude, the Red
Blood Corpuscles in the human
body will :
(1) increase in size
(2) decrease in size
(3) increase in number
(4) decrease in number
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 08.02.2004
(Second Sitting)
125. A test tube baby means :
(1) a baby grown in a test tube.
(2) embryo fertilised in uterus
and developed in test tube.
(3) embryo fertilised and developed in uterus.
(4) fertilisation in vitro and then
transplantation in the uterus.
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 08.02.2004
(Second Sitting)
126. The metal present in insulin is
(1) Copper (2) Iron
(3) Zinc (4) Magnesium
(SSC CPO Sub- Inspector
Exam. 05.09.2004)
127. Roundworm is a human parasite
found in the
(1) Small intestine
(2) Liver (3) Stomach
(4) Large intestine
(SSC CPO Sub- Inspector
Exam. 05.09.2004)
128. Which of the following is a rich
source of Vitamin B-12?
(1) Cashew nut
(2) Milk (3) Apple
(4) Watermelon
(SSC CPO Sub- Inspector
Exam. 05.09.2004)
129. What is the number of chromosomes in a normal human body
cell ?
(1) 43 (2) 44
(3) 45 (4) 46
130. Xerophthalmia is a deficiency disease caused by lack of
(1) Vitamin A (2) Vitamin B
(3) Vitamin C (4) Vitamin D
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 05.12.2004)
131. Out of the following glands which
is referred to as the master
gland?
(1) Thyroid (2) Adrenal gland
(3) Pituitary (4) Pancreas
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 05.12.2004)
132. What is an antibiotic ?
(1) A chemical compound produced by a living organism
that inhibits the growth of
other organisms
(2) A compound synthesised by
a living organism that inhibits the growth of microbes
(3) A synthetic compound inhibiting the growth of other organisms
(4) A synthetic compound inhibiting the growth of bacteria
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 05.12.2004)
133. Carbohydrate is stored in the
body as
(1) glucose (2) starch
(3) glycogen (4) sucrose
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 05.12.2004)
134. Which was the first enzyme isolated in pure crystalline form ?
(1) Amylase (2) Catalase
(3) Lipase (4) Clrease
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 05.12.2004)
135. Process of digestion is helped by
(1) Enzyme (2) Hormone
(3) Mineral (4) Vitamin
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 05.12.2004)
136. Which is the organ that excretes
water, fat and various catabolic
wastes ?
(1) Kidney (2) Skin
(3) Spleen (4) Salivary glands
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 05.12.2004)
137. EEG is used to detect the functioning of
(1) Heart (2) Lung
(3) Kidney (4) Brain
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 05.12.2004)
138. Locked jaw disorder is the other
name of the disease
(1) Tetanus
(2) Muscular disorder
(3) Typhoid
(4) Filariasis
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 05.12.2004)
139. Excretory products of mammalian embryo are eliminated out by
(1) Placenta (2) Amniotic fluid
(3) Allantois (4) Ureter
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 05.12.2004)
140. In male sharks, Claspers are
found attached to
(1) Anal fin (2) Pectoral fin
(3) Pelvic fin (4) Ventral fin
141. What part of the eye gets inflamed and becomes pink when
dust gets into ?
(1) Cornea (2) Choroid
(3) Conjunctiva (4) Sclerotic
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 05.12.2004)
142. Clove, the commonly used spice,
is obtained from the
(1) root (2) stem
(3) flower bud (4) fruit
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 26.05.2005)
143. Milk is not considered a balanced diet now-a-days because
of the absence of :
(1) Magnesium and Vitamin D
(2) Iron and Vitamin C
(3) Calcium and Vitamin C
(4) Iron and Vitamin A
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 26.05.2005)
144. Sea sickness is due to the effect
of the motion of ship, on
(1) internal ear (2) heart
(3) stomach (4) eyes
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 26.05.2005)
145. The main function of white blood
cells in the body is to
(1) carry oxygen
(2) help in clot formation
(3) produce more red cells
(4) protect body against diseases
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 26.05.2005)
146. ‘ELISA’ test is employed to diagnose
(1) Polio virus
(2) AIDS antibodies
(3) Tuberculosis bacterium
(4) Cancer
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 26.05.2005)
147. The largest cell in the human
body is :
(1) Nerve cell (2) Muscle cell
(3) Liver cell (4) Kidney cell
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 26.05.2005)
148. Which of the following is known
an body builder ?
(1) Protein
(2) Carbohydrates
(3) Vitamins
(4) Fats
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 26.05.2005)
149. Which of the following tests helps
in diagnosis of cancer ?
(1) Urine test (2) Blood test
(3) Biopsy (4) X-Ray
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 26.05.2005)
150. During dehydration what is the
substance that is usually lost by
the body ?
(1) Sugar
(2) Sodium chloride
(3) Calcium phosphate
(4) Potassium chloride
(SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
Exam. 26.05.2005)
151. The animal which uses sounds
as its ‘eyes’ is
(1) Dog (2) Cat
(3) Snake (4) Bat
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 05.06.2005)
152. Pregnant women usually become
deficient in
(1) Sodium and Calcium
(2) Iron and Sodium
(3) Calcium and Iron
(4) Magnesium and Iron
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 05.06.2005)
153. Which components of light are
absorbed by chlorophyll ?
(1) Violet and red
(2) Indigo and orange
(3) Blue and red
(4) Violet and yellow
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 05.06.2005)
154. Ginger is a stem and not a root
because
(1) It stores food material
(2) It grows horizontally in the soil
(3) It has nodes and internodes
(4) It lacks chlorophyll
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 05.06.2005)
155. Eyes of potato are useful for
(1) Nutrition
(2) Respiration
(3) Reproduction
(4) Vegetative propagation
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 05.06.2005)
156. Taenia solium (Tape worm) lives
as a parasite in
(1) Pig
(2) Abdomen of man/woman
(3) Intestine of man/woman
(4) Liver of man/woman
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 05.06.2005)
157. An ant can see the objects all
around it due to the presence of
(1) Simple Eyes
(2) Eyes over the head
(3) Well-developed eyes
(4) Compound eyes
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 05.06.2005)
158. What is the approximate time
required for a heart-beat ?
(1) 0.5 second (2) 0.8 second
(3) 0.5 minute (4) 1.0 minute
(SSC Section Officer (Audit)
Exam. 05.06.2005)
159. Who discovered the Cholera-bacillus ?
(1) Louis Pasteur
(2) Ronald Ross
(3) Robert Koch
(4) Joseph Lister
(SSC Statistical Investigators
Grade–IV Exam. 31.07.2005)
160. Which of the following animals
has the longest life span ?
(1) Elephant (2) Crocodile
(3) Dog (4) Tortoise
(SSC Statistical Investigators
Grade–IV Exam. 31.07.2005)
161. Which animal produces the biggest baby ?
(1) Camel (2) Lion
(3) Elephant (4) Blue Whale
(SSC Statistical Investigators
Grade–IV Exam. 31.07.2005)
162. Heart attack occurs due to :
(1) Bacterial attack on the heart
(2) Stopping of heart beat
(3) Lack of blood supply to the
heart itself
(4) Impairment of heart’s working due to unknown reasons
(SSC Statistical Investigators
Grade–IV Exam. 31.07.2005)
163. A person will have brown eyes,
blue eyes or black eyes depending on the particular pigment
present in the :
(1) Pupil (2) Cornea
(3) Iris (4) Choroid
(SSC Statistical Investigators
Grade–IV Exam. 31.07.2005)
164. Which of the following elements
is obtained from the sea algae ?
(1) Argon (2) Sulphur
(3) Vanadium (4) Iodine
(SSC Section Officer (Commercial
Audit) Exam. 25.09.2005)
165. Which of the following is not a
component of chlorophyll ?
(1) Hydrogen (2) Magnesium
(3) Carbon (4) Calcium
(SSC Section Officer (Commercial
Audit) Exam. 25.09.2005)
166. Which of the following is the largest living bird ?
(1) Peacock (2) Ostrich
(3) Dodo (4) Turkey
(SSC Section Officer (Commercial
Audit) Exam. 25.09.2005)
167. In which of the following generally hormone is not found ?
(1) Rat (2) Monkey
(3) Bacteria (4) Cat
(SSC Section Officer (Commercial
Audit) Exam. 25.09.2005)
168. The causative organism of dengue fever is
(1) Fungus (2) Bacteria
(3) Protozoa (4) Virus
(SSC Section Officer (Commercial
Audit) Exam. 25.09.2005)
169. Which of the following is considered to be the best cholesterol ?
(1) VLDL (2) LDL
(3) HDL (4) Triglycerids
(SSC Section Officer (Commercial
Audit) Exam. 25.09.2005)
170. Thalassemia is a hereditary disease. It affects
(1) Blood (2) Spleen
(3) Lungs (4) Heart
(SSC Section Officer (Commercial
Audit) Exam. 25.09.2005)
171. Which of the following represents a foodchain involving a
producer, a vegetarian and a nonvegetarian ?
(1) Grass – Insect – Elephant
(2) Plant – Rabbit – Tiger
(3) Fish – Insect – Whale
(4) Tiger – Rabbit – Owl
(SSC Section Officer (Commercial
Audit) Exam. 25.09.2005)
172. Which of the following makes the
skin layer impervious to water ?
(1) Collagen (2) Melanin
(3) Keratin (4) Chitin
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 13.11.2005
(First Sitting)
173. Two richest known sources of
edible protein are
(1) meat and eggs
(2) milk and vegetables
(3) soyabean and groundnut
(4) some type of algae and other micro-organisms
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 13.11.2005
(First Sitting)
174. Which of the following weeds has
been found useful to check water pollution caused by industrial affluents ?
(1) Parthenium
(2) Elephant grass
(3) Water hyacinth
(4) Both (1) and (2) above
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 13.11.2005
(First Sitting)
175. Which of the following is correlated with blood pressure ?
(1) Liver (2) Testis
(3) Pancreas (4) Adrenal
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 13.11.2005
(Second Sitting)
176. Which of the following structures
present in mammalian skin directly helps in keeping the body
warm ?
(1) Pigmented cells
(2) Sweat glands
(3) Lymph vessels
(4) Blood capillaries
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 13.11.2005
(Second Sitting)
177. Which from the following diseases
usually spreads through milk?
(1) Tuberculosis
(2) Jaundice
(3) Diphtheria
(4) Cholera
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 13.11.2005
(Second Sitting)
178. Which are the largest fixator of
solar energy ?
(1) Bacteria (2) Protozoa
(3) Fungi (4) Green plants
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 13.11.2005
(Second Sitting)
179. Correlate the following :
Source
(a) Green leafy vegetables
(b) Raw cabbage
(c) Brewers yeast
(d) Wheat-germ oil
Vitamin
(1) A (2) B1
(3) C (4) D
(5) E
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(1) (1) (2) (3) (4)
(2) (1) (3) (2) (5)
(3) (2) (3) (4) (5)
(4) (2) (4) (5) (1)
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 13.11.2005
(Second Sitting)
180. Which of the following is a correct description of ‘tissue culture’?
(1) Conservation of forests and
plantation
(2) Growth and propagation of
horticultural crops
(3) Science of cultivating animal
tissue in artificial medium
(4) Protection of wild animals
(SSC Combined Graduate Level
Prelim Exam. 13.11.2005
(Second Sitting
181. Study of field crops is called
(1) Pomology (2) Agronomy
(3) Olericulture(4) Floriculture
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 11.12.2005)
182. Carrot is orange in colour because
(1) It grows in the soil
(2) It is not exposed to sunlight
(3) It contains carotene
(4) The entire plant is orange in
colour
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 11.12.2005)
183. Select the biofertilizer in the following :
(1) Compost
(2) Ammonium sulphate
(3) Cattle dung
(4) Algae and blue-green algae
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 11.12.2005)
184. Full form of the infectious disease SARS is
(1) Syndrome Associated with
Respiratory Symptoms
(2) Severe Acute Respiratory
Syndrome
(3) Severe Asthmatic Respiratory Syndrome
(4) Syndrome Alarm on Respiratory System
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 11.12.2005)
185. Insects responsible for transmitting diseases are called
(1) Vector (2) Transmitter
(3) Drones (4) Conductor
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 11.12.2005)
186. Camel is a desert animal, that
can live without water for many
days, because
(1) it does not need water
(2) water is formed in the body
due to oxidation of fat
(3) it has the water sac in the
walls of the lumen of stomach
(4) All of the above
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 11.12.2005)
187. Which of the following is effective against tuberculosis ?
(1) Penicillin
(2) Chloromycetin
(3) Terramycin
(4) Streptomycin
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 11.12.2005)
188. Which of these components of
the blood is responsible for clotting ?
(1) R.B.C.
(2) Lymphocytes
(3) Monocytes
(4) Platelets
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 11.12.2005)
189. Founder of Homeopathy is
(1) Samuel Hahnemann
(2) Hippocrates
(3) Charaka
(4) Sushrutha
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 11.12.2005)
190. Development of an egg without
fertilization is called
(1) Gametogenesis
(2) Parthenogenesis
(3) Oogenesis
(4) Metamorphosis
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 11.12.2005)
191. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the
codes given below the lists:
List-I : Symptom
A. Weak sight
B. Anaemia
C. Skin problem
D. Breaking of bones
List-II : Cause
1. Deficiency of Iron
2. Deficiency of Vitamin C
3. Deficiency of Vitamin A
4. Deficiency of Calcium
A BCD
(1) 2 4 1 3
(2) 3 2 1 4
(3) 3 1 2 4
(4) 2 3 4 1
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 11.12.2005)
192. In the process of dialysis, used
on patients with affected kidneys,
the phenomenon involved is
(1) Diffusion(2) Absorption
(3) Osmosis (4) Electrophoresis
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 11.12.2005)
193. What is the normal blood sugar
level of a human being?
(1) Close to 10 mg/ml
(2) 120 – 150 mg/dl
(3) 80 – 90 mg/dl
(4) 150 – 200 mg/dl
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 11.12.2005)
194. Literal meaning of the term
“Homo Sapiens” is
(1) Man – The Wise
(2) Man – The Supreme
(3) Man – The Omnivore
(4) Man – The Fool
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 11.12.2005)
195. Bleeding of gums and loosening
of teeth is caused due to deficiency of
(1) Vitamin A (2) Vitamin B
(3) Vitamin C (4) Vitamin D
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 11.12.2005)
196. During photosynthesis in plants,
the gas evolved is
(1) Carbon dioxide
(2) Nitrogen
(3) Oxygen
(4) Hydrogen
(SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
Central Excise) Exam. 11.12.2005)
197. Which one of the following is true
regarding plant cells and animal
cells ?
(1) Plant cells contain chloroplast
while animal cells do not.
(2) Plant cells are small while
animal cells are large in size
(3) Plant cells contain nucleus
while animal cells do not
(4) Plant cells and animal cells
are similar in all respects
(SSC Statistical Investigators
Grade–IV Exam. 13.08.2006)
198. The blood cholesterol level in 100
ml of blood in a normal person
varies between—
(1) 150 and 200 mg
(2) 120 and 200 mg
(3) 100 and 180 mg
(4) 80 and 160 mg
(SSC Statistical Investigators
Grade–IV Exam. 13.08.2006)
199. Silk is obtained from—
(1) Mulberry tree
(2) Saliva of the silk worm
(3) Larvae of silk worm
(4) Cocoon of silk worm
(SSC Statistical Investigators
Grade–IV Exam. 13.08.2006)
200. The body temperature is regulated by—
(1) Pituitory gland
(2) Hypothalamus
(3) Pineal gland
(4) Thyroid gland
(SSC Statistical Investigators
Grade–IV Exam. 13.08.2006)

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