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Science and Technology - Biotechnology (10)

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Question 1

Consider the following pairs:

        GM crop            feature

1) Bt Cotton          Resistance to Pink Bollworm

2) GM Mustard      Self pollination

3) Bt Brinjal          Resistance to fruit and shoot borers

Which of the above given pairs are matched correctly?

Question 2

With reference to Stem cells, consider the following statements:

1) Somatic stem cells are undifferentiated and pluripotent.

2) The Induced pluripotent cells are derived from the genetic editing of embryonic stem cells.

 Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 3

Consider the following statements regarding free radicals in human body:

1) They can change the instructions coded in the strand of DNA.

2) It can lead to an increase in concentration of low-density lipoprotein in artery walls.

3) Carotenoids help us to prevent the damage caused by them in the body.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 4

Consider the following statements about biopesticides:

1) They mostly affect the target pest and closely related organisms.

2) They need not to be applied in large quantities for being effective. 

3) Unlike conventional pesticides, its application leads to slight reduction in crop yields.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 5

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)?

1) It exhibits self replicating property.

2) It can be found in the nucleus of a cell.

3) It is responsible for transmission of genetic information.

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