Friday, 19 May 2017

Science Quiz - Biology Quiz 1



1. What is the term used in medical parlance to a time period lasting for one hour, or less, following traumatic injury being sustained by a casualty or medical emergency, during which there is the highest likelihood that prompt medical treatment will prevent death?
Critical Hour
Trauma Hour
Golden Hour
Emergency Hour

2. Name the bacteria that is commonly found in soil, dust and manure and causes the infection tetanus or lockjaw
Clostridium tetani
Clostridium botulinum
Listeria monocytogenes
Campylobacter jejuni

3. What is the medical test performed by extraction of sample cells or tissues for examination to determine the presence or extent of disease?
Pathology
Autopsy
Biopsy
Histology

4. The disease caused by the deficiency of vitamin A which results in a medical condition in which the eye fails to produce tears is called
Beriberi
Keratomalacia
Pellagra
Xerophthalmia

5. Thigmotropism is a directional growth movement found in some plants. It occurs in response to the stimulus of
Light
Sound
Touch
Water

6. Central Drug Research Institute (CSIR-CDRI) is a premier drug research institute of India established in 1951. Do you know where it is located?
New Delhi
Chennai
Bangalore
Lucknow

7. What is the joint-like thickening at the base of a plant leaf that facilitates growth-independent movement called?
Foliage
Pistol
Stamen
Pulvinus

8. Name the smallest bone in the human body
Stapes
Malleus
Incus
Tibia

9. Who coined the term “biology”?
Carl Linaaeus
Lamarck
Charles Darwin
James Watson

10. Chemotherapy medications vincristine and vinblastine which are used to treat a number of types of cancer are obtained from this flowering plant. Name the plant
Violoa
Vitex
Vinca
Vitis

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