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GK Questions & Answers on Science: Biology Terminology (Set 3)

Questions and Answers on Science: Biology Terminology (Set 3) consists of 10 MCQ which will help you to learn Biological terms which are important for various competitive examinations like IAS, PSC, SSC, Railway etc.
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Questions and Answers on Science: Biology Terminology (Set 3) consists of 10 MCQ which will help you to learn Biological terms which are important for various competitive examinations like IAS, PSC, SSC, Railway etc.

1. The process of removal of toxic wastes from the body of an organism is called:

A. Transport

B. Respiration

C. Excretion

D. Nutrition

Ans. C

2. The movement of a plant part in response to light is called:

A. Phototropism

B. Geotropism

C. Chemotropism

D. Hydrotropism

Ans. A

3. The movement of plant part in response to gravity is called:

A. Thigmotropism

B. Hydrotropism

C. Phototropism

D. Geotropism

Ans. D

4. The movement of a plant part in response to a chemical stimulus is called:

A. Hydrotropism

B. Chemotropism

C. Thigmotropsim

D. Phototropism

Ans. B

5. The movement of a plant part in response to water is called:

A. Geotropism

B. Hydrotropism

C. Chemotropism

D. Thigmotropism

Ans. B

6. The directional movement of a plant part in response to the touch of an object is called:

A. Phototropism

B. Geotropism

C. Thigmotropism

D. Hydrotropism

Ans.C

7. The non-directional movement of a plant part in response to the touch of an object is called:

A. Thigmotropism

B. Thigmonasty

C. Phototropism

D. Photonasty

Ans. B

8. The pad-like swelling at the base of each leaf of a sensitive plant is called:

A. Pistol

B. Scape

C. Pulvini

D. Foliage

Ans. C

9. The non-directional movement of a plant part in response to light is called:

A. Phototropism

B. Thigmotropism

C. Geotropism

D. Photonasty

Ans. D

10. The shorter fibres on the body of a neuron are called:

A. Dendrites

B. Axon

C. Cytoplasm

D. Myelin sheath

Ans. A

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