Biotechnology and microbes in human welfare Quiz-8

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Q1.  Which of the following is/are the approache(s) for biological farming?
I. Familiarity with various life-forms inhabiting the field
II. Gain knowledge about the life cycles, patterns of feeding and habitat of predators and pests
Choose the correct option
  •  Only I
  •   Only II
  •  I and II
  •  None of these
c) An important part of the biological farming approach is to become familiar with the various life forms that inhabit the field, predators as well as pests and also their life cycles, patterns of feeding and the habitats that they prefer. This will help to develop appropriate means of biocontrol

Q2. Which one of the following is being utilized as a source of biodiesel in the Indian countryside?
  •  Euphorbia
  •  Beetroot
  •  Sugarcane
  •   Pongamia
a) Some plants accumulate hydrocarbons in form of latex, e.g., Euphorbia, Asclepias, capaifera.

Q3.  Cloves are obtained from
  •  Seed
  •  Fruit
  •  Coat
  •  Flower bud
(d) Cloves are dried, highly aromatic, unexpanded, flower buds of Eugenia caryophyllus, family-Myrtaceae.

Q4. The organisms which are used to enrich the nutrient quality of the soil are called
  •  Bacteria
  •   Cyanobacteria
  •  Fungi
  •  All of these
d) Biofertilisers are the microorganisms which enrich the nutrient quality of the soil. Bacteria, fungi and cyanobacteria are the three main sources of biofertilisers
Q5. Saccharomyces cerevisiae is used for commercial production of
  •  Butanol
  •   Ethanol
  •  Methanol
  •  Acetic acid
b) Saccharomyces cerevisiae is used for commercial production of ethanol. S. cerevisiae is a single celled eukaryotic budding yeast belonging to the Ascomycetes (a highly diverse group of fungi)

Q6. Cricket bat is made from the wood of
  •   Pinus walichiana
  •  Shorea robusta
  •   Salix sp
  •  Cedrus deodara
a) The growing microbes consume organic matter and thus reduce the Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)

Q7.The purpose of biological treatment of waste water is to
  • Reduce BOD
  •  Increase BOD
  •  Reduce sedimentation
  •  Increase sedimentation
b) Powdery mildew of wheat-Erysiphe graminis. Loose smut of wheat-Ustilago tritici.
Q8. Powdery mildew of wheat is caused by species of
  • Puccinia
  •  Erysiphe
  •  Ustilago
  •  Albugo
c) In order to protect the major rivers of India from sewage pollution, the ministry of environment and forests, has initiated development of sewage treatment plants under the National River Conservation Authority, e.g., Ganga Action Plan (GAP), Yamuna Action Plan, Sutlej Action Plan, Gomati plan

Q9.Which of the following plan has been initiated by the Ministry of Environment and Forests to protect rivers from water pollution?
  •  Ganga action plan
  •  Yamuna action plan
  •  Both (a) and (b)
  •  Neither (a) nor (b)
a) Genetic diversity in agricultural crops is threatened by introduction of high yielding varieties.

Q10.  Genetic diversity in agricultural crops is threatened by
  •  Introduction of high yielding varieties
  •   Intensive use of fertilizers
  •  Extensive intercropping
  •  Intensive use of biopesticides
c) White wiltom (Salix alba) of family-Salicaceae is used for manufacture of sports goods, specially cricket bats, badminton rackets and hockey sticks.

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