Biotechnolgy and microbes in human welfare Quiz-3

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Q1. Cork is obtained from
  •  Quercus suber
  •  Pinus roxburghii
  •  Cedrus deodara
  •  Mangifera indica
(a) Cork is obtained from Quercus suber.

Q2.Which one of the following genus forms symbiotic association with plants and helps them in their nutrition?
  •  Glomus
  •  Trichoderma
  •  Azotobacter
  •  Aspergillus
a) Glomus is a genus of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal (AM) fungi and all species form symbiotic relationships (mycorrhizae) with plant roots. Roots infected with Glomus may protect the host plant from harmful soil borne pathogens, provided limiting nutrients, and increase overall fitness of the host. The Glomus plant symbiosis plays an important role in the economic sectors involving the growth of plants such as agriculture, horticulture and forestry

Q3.  Most nutritious among the following is
  •  Wheat
  •  Maize
  •  Bajra
  •  Rice
(c) Bajra is the most nutritious cereal it has more proteins than other cereals.

Q4. Which one of the following is a petroleum plant?
  •  Euphorbia
  •   Potato
  •   Sugarcane
  •  Maize
(a)Those plants whose latex contains long chain of hydrocarbons are called petroplants, e.g., Euphorbia lathyris, Euphorbia caudicifolia, Calotropis procera, Pittosporum resiniferum, etc.

Q5.Disadvantages of chemical agents are
I. chemicals are toxic and harmful to human beings and animals
II. chemical pollute the environment and plants
III. weedicides used to remove weeds also pollute the soil
Choose the correct option
  •   I, II and III
  •   I and II
  •  I and III
  •  II and III
a) Commercial chemical fertilisers are more expensive than natural fertilisers. They may contain ingredients that may be toxic to the skin or respiratory system. Chemical fertilisers help increase the productivity of many garden plants and keep desirable plants healthy. But their use is also a major cause of many forms of pollution. Chemical fertilisers can build up in the soil, causing long-term imbalances in soil pH and fertility

Q6. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) discourages the excessive use of
  •  Biological pesticides
  •  Chemical pesticides
  •  Mechanical technology
  •  All of these
b) Integrated Pest Management (IPM) discourages the excessive use of chemical pesticides. IPM involves use of different pest control methods, better agricultural practice like crop rotation, sanitation, etc.

Q7.Rotenone is a
  • Bioherbicide
  •  Commonly used biofertilizer
  •  Bioinsecticide
  •  Juvenile hormone
c) Rotenone is a bioinsecticide obtained from the roots of Derris elliptica and Lonchocarpurs.

Q8.Rauwolffia serpentina is used in
  • Curing high blood pressure
  •  Kidney failure
  •  Eye defect
  •   Diabetes
a) The alkaloid reserpine is obtained from the bark of root of Rauwolffia serpentine. It reduces the high blood pressure and mental hypertension. Rauwolffia was the first medicinal plant to be reported to cure a disease.

Q9.Roquefort cheese is formed by ripening with the fungi
  •  Propionibacterium sharmanii
  •  Penicillium roqueforti
  •  Propionibacterium roqueforti
  •  Penicillium sharmanii
b) Roquefort cheese is formed by ripening with the fungi Penicillium roqueforti for a particular flavor

Q10.  The pesticide most persistent in the soil is
  •  DDT
  •  BHC
  •  Dieldrin
  •  Baygon
c) Dieldrin is an example of organochlorines and most persistent in soil. Most importantly dieldrin is five times more toxic than DDT.

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