Showing posts with label Animal Kingdom. Show all posts
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Friday, May 18, 2012

GK Animal Part-1

 Different Animals GK

2.

Centre of origin of pineapple is
 (a) India (b) Brazil (c) China (d) Egypt











Ans : B



3.

Which of the following crops requires water logging?
 (a) Cotton  (b) Rice  (c) Oil seeds  (d) Tea











Ans  : D



4.

Which one of the following grows under the tree?
 (a) Cabbage (b) Bengal Gram (c) Peanuts (d) Castor











Ans  : C



5.

Which Indian mammal comes in three main varieties � Common or Grey, Golden and Crab eating?











Ans  : Mongoose



6.

What is the collective name for a group of geese in flight?











Ans  : Skein



7.

Sucrose content in sugarcane decreases
 (a) If high rainfall occurs during the period of growth of the plant
 (b) If frost occurs during the period of ripening
 (c) If there is fluctuation in temperature during the period of growth of the plant
 (d) If there is high temperature during the time of ripening











 Ans : A



8.

Which small short legged animal of the civet family, native to regions of India and Sri Lanka, takes its name from the Telugu word for 'Pig Rat'?











Ans  : Bandicoot [Pandi-Kokku]



9.

Consider the following crops:
 1. Cotton     2. Groundnut     3. Maize    4. Mustard
 Which of the above are Kharif crops?
 (a) 1 and 2 (b) 1, 2 and 3 (c) 3 and 4 (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4











Ans  : B



10.

Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary is located in
 (a) Gujarat  (b) Himachal Pradesh
 (c) Madhya Pradesh (d) Maharastra











 Ans : A



11.

Which one of the following is not a mammal?
 (a) Bat (b) Duck-billed-platypus  (c) Shark  (d) Whale











Ans  : B



12.

The animal which uses sounds as its 'eyes' is
 (a) Dog (b) Cat (c) Snake (d) Bat











Ans  : D



13.

Of which type of conifer are Chir, Chilgoza, Khasi and Blue varieties











Ans  : Pine



14.

The pigment found in plants that gives them their green color











Ans  : Chlorophyll



15.

What is responsible for yellow, orange, or red color in flowers and fruits











Ans  : Chromoplasts



16.

Green plant pigment used in photosynthesis is called











Ans  : Chlorophyll



17.

Plant that is adapted to living through seasonal changes in heat, cold, dryness, or moisture, for example, by shedding leaves during a dry season is called











Ans  : Tropophyte



18.

Plant that can survive and grow in direct sunlight or that grows best in direct sunlight is called











 Ans : Heliophytes



19.

Plant that needs moderate amounts of moisture for growth is known as











 Ans : Mesophytes



20.

Plant that will only grow in water or in a very moist environment











Ans  : Hydrophytes



21.

The movement or growth of an organism or part of an organism in response to a chemical stimulus











 Ans : Chemotropism



22.

The movement of a plant part toward or away from a source of heat is called











Ans  : Thermotropism



23.

The tendency of an organism to grow toward or away from a source of light is called











Ans  : Phototropism



24.

Downward movement of plant roots is called











 Ans : Positive Geotropism



25.

Upward movement of plant parts against gravity is called











Ans  : Negative Geotropism



26.

Mulberry plantation is associated with











Ans  : Sericulture



27.

The bird which has no wings at all











 Ans : Kiwi



28.

Which is the flying mammal











 Ans : Bat



29.

Of major insect groups, which are the only ones with just one pair of wings











Ans  : Flies



30.

What is the name of the animal which has a tongue lower than its body











Ans  : Chameleon



31.

Which food crop has the maximum content of proteins











 Ans : Soybeans



32.

Which flowerless plants found mostly in water and having chlorophyll











 Ans : Algae



33.

The drug which reduces blood pressure is obtained from the root of the plant











 Ans : Rauwolfia serpentine



34.

The most effective pesticide for general use against most garden pests is











Ans  : Malathion



35.

Rows of trees grown along the coastal areas to reduce the impact of Cyclones are called as











Ans  : Mangroves



36.

Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History is situated at











 Ans : Coimbatore



37.

One of the main cause of flood in rivers is











 Ans : Deforestation



38.

Animals that creep, are called











Ans  : Reptiles



39.

The friend of the farmer is











 : Earthworm



40.

The great Indian Bustard is found which Indian state











 : Rajasthan



41.

Which of the following animals is a marsupial



a. Kangaroo


b. Goat




d. Whale


 : A



42.

An earthworm has



a. Three eyes


b. No eyes




d. Two eyes


 : B



43.

Respiration of plants is through



a. Arriers


b. Gills




d. Stomata


 : D



44.

The best method of control of a soil borne disease is by



a. Using fungicides


b. Burning affected plants




d. Seed treatment


 : C



45.

Animals in a sleeplike dormant state over the winter while living off reserves of body fat, with a decrease in body temperature and pulse rate and slower metabolism is termed as











 : Hybernate



46.

A period during which the metabolism of certain animals or insects slows down, temporarily suspending their bodily development and growth is termed as











 : Diapause



47.

The phenomenon of summer sleep by animals is called











 : Aestivation



48.

Which of the following is not obtained from the bark of a tree



a. Quinine


b. Tannin




d. Bhang


 : D



49.

Which of the following is not one of the important steps in processing tea leaves



a. Rolling


b. Drying




d. Withering


 : C



50.

Which food crop has maximum content of proteins











 : Soya bean


51.

Maximum yield of milk is obtained from ........ variety of cows











 : Red Sindhi



52.

Triticale is the first species of an agricultural crop produced scientifically by humans by crossing











 : Wheat and Rye



53.

The first man made cereal is











 : Triticale



54.

The first species of an agricultural crop produced scientifically by humans











 : Triticale



55.

Arabica and Robusta are two main varieties of ........ cultivated in India











 : Coffee



56.

Which of the following is not a natural fibre



a. Silk


b. Jute




d. Rayon


 : D



57.

What helps a camel to travel long distances in deserts without food and water











 : its humps



58.

The tallest tree in the world is



a. Eucalyptus


b. Mahogany




d. Teak


 : C



59.

The resinous shellac is obtained from



a. Bark of a tree


b. Distillation of wood




d. Processing of crude oil


 : A



60.

Name the respiratory organ of fish











 : Gills



61.

Which among the following has the maximum lifespan



a. Eagle


b. Tortoise




d. Elephant


 : B



62.

What is arginine











 : An amino acid obtained by animals from their diet



63.

What is the scientific name of Coconut tree











 : Cocos nucifera



64.

Which crop in Maharashtra is known as ?White Gold?











 : Cotton



65.

Economically the most important forest of India



a. Tidal


b. Tropical deciduous forest




d. Evergreen forest


 : B



66.

Cacti are classic examples of



a. Mesophytes


b. Xerophytes




d. Sciophytes


 : B



67.

Which of the following is not a Biosphere Reserve



a. Agasthyamala


b. Panchamarhi




d. Nilgiri


 : C



68.

Transport of food from leaves to other parts of plant is termed as











 : Translocation



69.

The crop which considers frost as its enemy



a. Rubber


b. Tea




d. Tobacco


 : D



70.

The protein of rice grains is of good quality being rich in











 : Gliadin



71.

The extensive grass lands known as ?Prairies? are found in











 : North America



72.

Which of the following has been found useful in keeping cholesterol level down



a. Tulsi


b. Serpentina




d. Garlic


 : D



73.

The only snake that builds a nest











 : King cobra



74.

The characteristic feature of virus is



a. It lacks chlorophyll


b. It multiplies only on hosts




d. It is made of fats


 : B



75.

A field or a part of a garden where fruit trees grow, mainly commercially



a. Park


b. Orchard




d. Yard


 : B



76.

A place where wild animals live



a. Forest


b. Lair




d. Stable


 : B



77.

Which class of animals have good vision











 : Birds



78.

The plants found in deserts are known as











 : Xerophytes



79.

?Napier? is a variety of











 : Grass



80.

The biggest mammal











 : Blue whale



81.

The mosquito responsible for the spread of Denque fever











 : Aedes Aegyptic



82.

The largest division of animal kingdom











 : Arthropod



83.

To which class does salamander belongs











 : Amphibians



84.

What is the common name of cassava











 : Tapioca



85.

Female of a deer is



a. Doe


b. Bitch




d. Buck


 : A



86.

The acid injected by a bee sting is











 : Formic acid



87.

The most intelligent animal











 : Chimpanzee



88.

What is the national tree planting festival called











 : Van Mahotsava



89.

Deforestation causes



a. Soil erosion


b. Food deficit




d. All of the above


 : D



90.

The minimum forest cover necessary to maintain the ecological balance











 : 33% of the total land area



91.

The Indian state famous for sandal wood











 : Karnataka



92.

One of the most important products of the forest



a. Soil


b. Fish




d. Cattle


 : C



93.

Ants are social insects because











 : they live in colonies



94.

The creature which has the shortest life span



a. Mosquito


b. Cockroach




d. Mayfly


 : D



95.

The smallest form of animal life



a. Sperm


b. Bacteria




d. Amoeba


 : B



96.

Egg laying animals are commonly called











 : Oviparous



97.

Which one of the following is the richest source of protein



a. Bengal gram


b. Soybean




d. Rice


 : B



98.

The food crop sown in the largest area in India



a. Wheat


b. Paddy




d. Maize


 : B



99.

Disease caused by the bite of mad dog is











 : Rabies



100.

Which of the following crops help in nitrogen fixation



a. Maize


b. Rice




d. Wheat


 : C




101.

To protect which of the following animals, the Kaziranga Sanctuary (Assam) was setup



a. Elephant


b. Lion




d. Tiger


 : C



102.

Which county has the world?s largest cattle population











 : India



103.

DDT is used as











 : An insecticide



104.

How many queen bees are found in a bee hive











 : One



105.

Largest fish in the sea











 : Whale shark



106.

Which is the most stupid bird in the world











 : Duck



107.

Which is the tallest living animal











 : Giraffe



108.

What is a flying fox











 : Squirrel



109.

Which part of the Coco tree is the source of natural chocolate flavour











 : Seeds



110.

What are insecticides











 : Chemicals used to kill insects



111.

What is the average life of a coconut tree











 : 50 years



112.

The bird which lays the eggs in the nests of other birds for hatching is











 : Cuckoo



113.

Which of the following is an egg laying mammal



a. Bat


b. Scaly anteater




d. Spiny anteater


 : D



114.

Hormones are normally absent in



a. Rat


b. Monkey




d. Cat


 : C



115.

Animals that live in water are commonly called











 : Aquatic animals



116.

Which is the sound producing organ of a bird











 : Syrinx



117.

Chemicals that can destroy plants are commonly called











 : Herbicides



118.

Rh factor was first discovered in











 : Rhesus Monkey



119.

Which was the first fungicide discovered for plant diseases











 : Bordeaux mixture



120.

Which of the following creatures is not an example for mammal



a. Cow


b. Bat




d. Rabbit


 : C



121.

Plants are made disease resistant with











 : Crossing them with wild relatives



122.

Which among the following in monogamous



a. Walrus


b. Seal




d. Dear


 : A



123.

The animal population present in a particular region is called











 : Fauna



124.

The main constituent of animal teeth and bone is











 : Calcium Phosphate



125.

Fungi are plants that lack











 : Chlorophyll



126.

Which of the following is the largest living bird



a. Eagle


b. Peacock




d. Kiwi


 : C