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1. Consider the following plants [2002]
1. Bougainvillea
2.Carnations
3. Cocoa
4.Grapes
Which of these plants are propagated by stem cuttings?


2. Match List-1 (Physiological processes) with List-II (Cell organelles) and select the correct answer by using the codes given below: [1996]
List-I
A. Photosynthesis
B. Mineral uptake
C. Respiration
D. Protein synthesis
List-II
1. Plasma membrane
2. Chloroplast
3. Mitochondria
4. Ribosomes


3. Consider the following statements:
1. Molasses is a by-product of sugar production process.
2. Bagasse obtained in the sugar mills is used as a fuel in the boilers to generate steam for the sugar factories.
3. Sugar can only be produced from sugarcane as the raw material.
Which of these statements are correct?


4. Canola refers to special type of oil seed mustard varieties bred for human consumption. The main characteristic of these varieties is that the [2000]


5. Consider the following statements: [2005]
1. Kyoto protocol came into force in the year 2005.
2. Kyoto protocol deals primarily with the depletion of the ozone layer.
3. Methane as a green house gas is more harmful than carbon dioxide.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?



6. Within biological communities, some species are important in determining the ability of a large number of other species to persist in the community. Such species are called [2000]


7. Which one of the following is a modified stem? [1996]


8. Consider the following [2008]
1. Rice fields
2. Coalmining
3. Domestic animals
4. Wet lands
Which of the above are sources of methane, a major greenhouse gas?


9. Consider the following pairs: [2010]
Protected area - Well-known for
1. Bhiterkanika, Orissa - Salt Water Crocodile
2. Desert National Park, - Great Indian Bustard Rajasthan
3. Eravikulam, Kerala - Hoolak Gibbon
Which of the pairs given above is / are correctly matched?


10. Consider the following statements about probiotic food: [2008]
1. Probiotic food contains live bacteria which are considered beneficial to humans.
2. Probiotic food helps in maintaining gut flora.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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