Sunday, 21 May 2017

Science Quiz 21: Biology Quiz




1. Which one of the following results in high numbers of abnormal white blood cells?
Anaemia
Luekemia
HIV/AIDS
Splenomegaly

2. Which one of the following is the most common cause of hepatitis, an inflammation of liver tissue?
Heavy alcohol use
Toxic waste
Viruses
Vitamin deficiency

3. What is the common name of "Allium sativum"?
Onion
Garlic
Shallot
Ginger

4. What do you call a group of owls?
Raft
Muster
Parliament
Drove

5. Which one of the following blood vessels carry blood away from the heart?
Arteries
Veins
Venules
Capillaries

6. Paul Hermann Müller, a Swiss chemist who received the 1948 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of an insecticide in 1939. Name the insecticide
Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT)
Sarin
Chlordane
Dltamethrin

7. "Sulphur shower" is a phenomenon which is related to
Pollination
Pollution
Acid rain
Chemical process

8. Alernaria solani is a fungal pathogen that produces a disease called early blight. Which one of the following are affected by the pathogen?
Coconut
Tomato
Banana
Cashew

9. With the production of which one of the following will you associate the insect Bombyx mori?
Silk
Milk
Cotton
Rice

10. Claude Bernard, a French physiologist, is famous for the discovery that the liver contained a substance that could give rise to reducing sugar. Name the substance
Bile
Glycogen
Glucose
Insulin

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