PMT 2009 Multiple Choice Questions (Part 2 of 10)

  1. Tiger is not a resident in which one of the following national park

    1. Ranthamhbor

    2. Sunderbans

    3. Gir

    4. Jim Corbett

    Answer: c

  2. A change in the amount of yolk and its distribution in the egg will affect

    1. Formation of zygote

    2. Pattern of cleavage

    3. Number of blastomeres produced

    4. Fertilization

    Answer: b

  3. When breast feeding is replaced by less nutritive food low in proteins and calories; the infants below the age of one year are likely to suffer from

    1. Marasmus

    2. Rickets

    3. Kwashiorkor

    4. Pellagra

    Answer: a

  4. Stroma in the chloroplasts of higher plant contains

    1. Light-independent reaction enzymes

    2. Light-dependent reaction enzymes

    3. Ribosomes

    4. Chlorophyll

    Answer: a

  5. Which one of the following correctly describes the location of some body parts in the earthworm Pheretima

    1. Two pairs of accessory glands in 16 − 18 segments

    2. Four pairs of spermathecae in 4 − 7 segments

    3. One pair of ovaries attached at intersegmental septum of 14th and 15th segments

    4. Two pairs of testes in 10th and 11th segments

    Answer: d

  6. Foetal ejection reflex in human female is induced by

    1. Pressure exerted by amniotic fluid

    2. Release of oxytocin from pituitary

    3. Fully developed foetus and placenta

    4. Differentiation of mammary glands

    Answer: c

  7. Which one of the following has haplontic life cycle

    1. Funaria

    2. Polytrichum

    3. Ustilago

    4. Wheat

    Answer: c

  8. Which of the following plant species you would select for the production of bioethanol

    1. Brassica

    2. Zea mays

    3. Pongamia

    4. Jatropha

    Answer: d

  9. Which part of human brain is concerned with the regulation of body temperature

    1. Medulla Oblongata

    2. Cerebellum

    3. Cerebrum

    4. Hypothalamus

    Answer: d

  10. Which one of the following is correct pairing of a body part and the kind of muscle tissue that moves it

    1. Heart wall-involuntary unstriated muscle

    2. Biceps of upper arm-Smooth muscle fibres upper arm

    3. Abdominal wall-Smooth muscle

    4. Iris-Involuntary smooth muscle

    Answer: d