Diversity In Living Organisms

Biology
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Cinchona quinine was first discovered at

A
Portugal
B
Peru
C
Poland
D
Central Asia
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In which of the following class of Reptilia, the skull posses a solid roof?

A
Anapsida
B
Diapsida
C
Parapsida
D
Synapsida
E
Both C and D
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Gametophyte of Pteridophytes are

A
Short lived, free living and sex organ bearing
B
Heart shaped, dependent on sporophyte and sex organ bearing
C
Fibre like, dependent on sporophyte and sex organ bearing
D
Semi parasite on sporophyte
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Botryoidal tissue occurs in 

A
Hirudinaria
B
Lumbricus
C
Aphrodite
D
Chaetopterus
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What is common between parrot, platypus and kangaroo ?

A
Ovoparity
B
Homoiothermy
C
Toothless jaws
D
Functional post-anal tail
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Assertion

Calabar swelling is caused by eye worm

Reason

Loa loa is called the eye worm

A
Both the assertion and the reason are true and the reason is a correct explanation of the assertion
B
Both the assertion and reason are true but the reason is not a correct explanation of the assertion
C
Assertion is true but the reason is false
D
Both the assertion and reason are false
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Assertion

Moulting or ecdysis occurs only in invertebrates.

Reason

In birds, moulting usually takes an average time of six weeks.

A
Both Assertion and Reason are correct and Reason is the correct explanation for Assertion
B
Both Assertion and Reason are correct but Reason is not the correct explanation for Assertion
C
Assertion is correct but Reason is incorrect
D
Assertion is false but reason is correct
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The advancement of cnidarians over Porifera is 

A
True germ layers
B
Muscle cells
C
Indefinite symmetry
D
Both A and B
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Assertion : Nematodes and tunicates show auxetic growth.

Reason : In these animals, growth occurs only by increases in size of cells and not number of cells.

A
Both Assertion and Reason are true and Reason is a correct explanation of Assertion
B
Both Assertion and Reason are true but Reason is not a correct explanation of Assertion
C
Assertion is true but Reason is false
D
Both Assertion and Reason are false
E
Assertion is false but reason is true.
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