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Biology MCQ Questions and Answers Page - 2

1.

The process of imbibition involves

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Answer : C

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2.

A cell increases in volume when it is placed in

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Answer : B

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3.

Intercalary meristems are found in

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Answer : D

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4.

Leaves of many grasses are capable of folding and unfolding because

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Answer : D

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5.

Bacterial cells do not have

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Answer : D

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6.

A parenchyma cell which stores ergastic substance is known as

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Answer : B

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7.

Number of mitochondria in bacterial cell is

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Answer : D

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8.

The largest cells in mammalian blood are

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Answer : B

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9.

In human body, ligaments are made up of

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Answer : A

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10.

Which of the following organism possesses characteristics of a plant and animal ?

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Answer : A

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11.

A prokaryotic cell does not have which of the following ?

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Answer : C

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12.

Which of the following insect has its scientific name as Blattaria ?

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Answer : B

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13.

Which of the following statements about phloem transport is correct ?

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Answer : D

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14.

Which cell organelle is the site of photosynthesis and also contains chlorophyll ?

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Answer : A

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15.

Smooth muscles are likely to be found in

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Answer : C

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16.

The suicidal bags of the cell are

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Answer : A

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17.

What is the main purpose of white blood corpuscles ?

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Answer : B

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18.

Which of the following is not connective tissue ?

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Answer : D

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19.

The chemical component that is invariably found in all viruses is :

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Answer : A

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20.

The connective tissue that connects a muscle to a bone is

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Answer : C

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21.

Which of the following organisms does not fit into the cell theory ?

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Answer : B

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22.

The only living tissue in plant xylem is

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Answer : C

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23.

_________  is the cell organelle, in which the biochemical processes of respiration and energy production occur.

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Answer : A

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24.

The name of first mammal clone sheep is

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Answer : B

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25.

Which of the following is not a connective tissue ?

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Answer : C

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26.

Which of the following cell organelle is present only in plant cell ?

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Answer : B

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27.

Endoplasmic Reticulum are rough because of  ________  present on their surface.

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Answer : D

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28.

Which of the following cell organelle is responsible for cellular respiration ?

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Answer : B

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29.

Synapse gap is present between which of the following ?

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Answer : A

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30.

What is the name of a group of similar cells performing a specific function ?

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Answer : A

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31.

Which among the following is not a connective tissue ?

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Answer : C

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32.

Which among the following does not have a cell wall ?

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Answer : D

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33.

Which among the following is also called as ‘power house of the cell’ ?

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Answer : B

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34.

How does a Unicellular Organism reproduce ?

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Answer : A

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35.

What is the full form of DNA ?

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Answer : D

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36.

Animals in which the cells are arranged in three embryonic layers are called  _________ .

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Answer : C

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37.

What is the ultimate product of Glycolysis ?

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Answer : C

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38.

Lysosomes are known as suicidal bags because of their  _________ .

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Answer : C

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39.

Which of the following full form of ATP is correct ?

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Answer : C

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40.

Which of the following tissues are responsible for the secondary growth of plants ?

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Answer : B

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41.

Due to the presence of which of the following, there is a difference in animal cell and plant cell ?

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Answer : D

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42.

Which liquid is contained inside the nucleus of a cell ?

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Answer : C

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43.

The bricks in a building are similar to  _________  in the living organisms.

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Answer : A

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44.

Cellulose is a polymer of  _________ .

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Answer : C

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45.

Microorganisms are classified into how many major groups ?

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Answer : D

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46.

If cells are kept in some solution and the net result is that the cell swells up, the then the solution is  ________ .

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Answer : C

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47.

Plasma membrane is made up of which organic molecules ?

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Answer : C

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48.

Which of the following statement is INCORRECT ?

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Answer : D

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49.

Which of the following multiplies very slowly in comparison to others ?

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Answer : D

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50.

Which of the following is NOT a multicellular organism ?

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Answer : D

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51.

Which part of coconut is eatable  ?

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Answer : A

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52.

The disease caused by Asbestos is  :

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Answer : A

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53.

In the eye, colour vision is effected by the presence of  :

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Answer : D

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54.

Dehydration in human body is caused due to the loss of  :

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Answer : D

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55.

Reserpine is used to  :

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Answer : A

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56.

AIDS virus has  :

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Answer : A

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57.

A ‘breath test’ used by traffic police to check drunken driving uses  :

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Answer : A

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58.

Typhoid fever is caused by –

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Answer : B

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59.

Which of the following diseases is caused by a virus  ?

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Answer : A

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60.

Pathogenic bacteria secrete

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Answer : A

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61.

Who amongst the following was awarded Nobel Prize for path breaking contributions to develop treatment against Parkinson’s disease  ?

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Answer : A

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62.

Who discovered Cholera germs  ?

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Answer : A

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63.

Sweetex used by the diabetic patients has energy content of  :

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Answer : D

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64.

Which was the first antibiotic  ?

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Answer : C

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65.

Night blindness results from the deficiency of –

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Answer : D

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66.

Which one of the following is found only in women  ?

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Answer : C

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67.

Edward Jenner is associated with

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Answer : C

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68.

Hay fever is a sign of

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Answer : B

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69.

Where did the new form of pneumonia ‘SARS’ start  ?

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Answer : C

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70.

BCG vaccination is to be given to a new-born child

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Answer : B

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71.

Glaucoma is a disease of the

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Answer : D

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72.

A substance that stimulates the production of antibodies when introduced into a living organism is known as –

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Answer : C

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73.

Which one of the following elements is associated with teeth disorder  ?

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Answer : B

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74.

At very high altitude, the Red Blood Corpuscles in the human body will  :

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Answer : A

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75.

Xerophthalmia is a deficiency disease caused by lack of

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Answer : A

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76.

What is an antibiotic  ?

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Answer : D

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77.

EEG  is used to detect functioning of

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Answer : A

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78.

Locked jaw disorder is the other name of the disease

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Answer : A

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79.

Sea sickness is due to the effect of the motion of ship, on

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Answer : C

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80.

Which of the following tests helps in diagnosis of cancer  ?

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Answer : C

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81.

During dehydration what is the substance that is usually lost by the body  ?

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Answer : B

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82.

Pregnant woman usually become deficient in

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Answer : C

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83.

Taenia sodium  (Tape worm)  lives as a parasite in

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Answer : C

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84.

Heart attack occurs due to  :

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Answer : C

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85.

The causative organism of dengue fever is

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Answer : B

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86.

Which of the following is considered to be the best cholesterol  ?

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Answer : C

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87.

Which from the following diseases usually spreads through milk  ?

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Answer : A

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88.

Full form of the infectious disease SARS is

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Answer : B

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89.

Insects responsible for transmitting diseases are called

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Answer : A

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90.

Which of the following is effective against tuberculosis  ?

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Answer : D

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91.

Bacterial diseases are found in

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Answer : D

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92.

Scurvy is a disease of

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Answer : B

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93.

Hepatitis is a

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Answer : C

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94.

Entamoeba histolytica ia a parasite found in man’s

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Answer : B

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95.

Which of the following diseases is caused by a virus  ?

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Answer : A

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96.

High level of uric acid in the blood causes

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Answer : B

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97.

Chicken pox is caused by

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Answer : C

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98.

Malaria can be cured with a drug extracted from

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Answer : B

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99.

Rabies is caused by

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Answer : B

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100.

A disease caused by Protozoa is

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Answer : C

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