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Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira Zoology Admission Test Question Paper

Name of the Organisation : Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira
Exam : Admission Test
Subject: Zoology
Document Type : Sample Question Paper
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Vidyamandira Zoology Admission Test Question Paper

Zoology (Honours) :
Date : 14-06-2016
Full Marks : 50
Time: 02·00 p.m – 03·00 p.m

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Vidyamandira Economics Admission Test Question Paper

Instructions For The Candidate

** Answer all the questions given below. Each question carries 2 marks. Tick (?) the correct option.
** For every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted.
** The tick must be very clear — if it is smudgy or not clear, no marks will be awarded.
** There are 25 questions each carrying 2 marks.

** Candidates have to select the correct choice by marking in blue/black pencil only in the optical mark recognition (OMR) to be provided during written test.
** Marking should be dark and should completely fill only one blank box out of four choices against the corresponding question number.

** Incomplete filling or multiple filling of boxes will be rejected. Once one answer is marked in OMR, there is no scope to alter the choice.

** Doing rough work, or use of eraser, blade, whitener, etc. on the OMR is strictly prohibited. There is no negative marking.
** Name of the student ________________________
** Application No. ________________________
** Signature of the student ________________________
** Signature of the Invigilator ___________________

Zoology Question Set

1. Which one of the followings is enriched with a non-reducing sugar?
(A) Grapes
(B) Germinating barley grains
(C) Table sugar
(D) Mother’s milk

2. Chlorophyll molecules are located at the
(A) Thylakoid membrane
(B) Thylakoid lumen
(C) Stroma
(D) Inner chloroplast membrane

3. Abhishek is having colour-blindness and he is married to Sophia who is not colour-blind. What is the chance that their son will have the same disease?
(A) 100%
(B) 50%
(C) 25%
(D) 0%

4. Industrial Melanism is an
(A) Effect of industrial pollution
(B) Effect of mutation
(C) Evidence of survival of fittes
(D) Evidence in favour of Natural Selection

5. The body of Rohu fish is covered by
(A) Cycloid scale but the tail is homocercal
(B) Placoid scale but the tail is heterocercal
(C) Cycloid scale but the tail is heterocercal
(D) Placoid scale but the tail is homocercal

6. What will be the percentage of guanine in a DNA molecule which has 20% adenine?
(A) 20%
(B) 30%
(C) 40%
(D) 50%

7. Gene which are located only in x-chromosome is known as
(A) Epistasis gene
(B) Operator gene
(C) Holandric gene
(D) None of these

8. Which one of the followings in an in situ method of biodiversity conservation?
(A) National park
(B) Botanical garden
(C) Zoological garden
(D) Scientific laboratory

9. Third stage larva of Wuchereria bancrofti carried by Culex mosquito is called
(A) Cysticercus
(B) Merozoite
(C) Microfilariae
(D) Trophozoite

10. The hormone that stimulates the release of pancreatic juice is
(A) Secretin
(B) Glucagon
(C) Inhibin
(D) None of these

11. Which one of the following combinations acts as a usual antigen binding site of an antibody?
(A) variable regions of a light and another heavy chain
(B) variable regions of two light chains
(C) variable regions of two heavy chains
(D) variable region of a heavy chain and constant region of a light chain

12. The smallest portion of gene which is responsible for mutation is called
(A) Operon
(B) Codon
(C) Recon
(D) None of these

13. What is true about Archaebacteria?
(A) All fossils
(B) All photosynthetic
(C) All Halophiles
(D) None of these

14. Human insulin is being commercially produced from a transgenic species of
(A) Escherichia
(B) Saccharomyces
(C) Rhizobium
(D) Mycobacterium

15. Which type of DNA is found in bacteria?
(A) Helical DNA
(B) Membrane bound DNA
(C) Straight DNA
(D) Circular free DNA

16. Cell wall of Gram positive bacteria is made up of
(A) Murein
(B) Cellulose
(C) Lipid and protein
(D) Cellulose and lipid

17. The bacterium (Clostridium botulinum) that causes botulism is
(A) A facultative aerobe
(B) An obligate anaerobe
(C) A facultative anaerobe
(D) An obligate aerobe

18. Which one of the followings is a viral disease?
(A) Wilting of cabbage
(B) Leaf roll of potato
(C) Red rot of sugar cane
(D) Damping-off disease of seedlings

19. ELISA is used to detect viruses where the key reagent is
(A) DNA probe
(B) Catalase
(C) Alkaline phosphatase
(D) RNase

20. Protein coat of a virus enclosing nucleic acid is called
(A) Vector
(B) Capsid
(C) Plasmid
(D) Genome

21. Which of the followings are egg laying mammals?
(A) Insectivores
(B) Monotremes
(C) Marsupials
(D) Bats

22. Silk thread is obtained from silk moth during
(A) Nymph state
(B) Larval state
(C) Pupal state
(D) Adult state

23. Cry genes or Bt genes are obtained from
(A) Cotton pest
(B) Tobacco plant
(C) Bacillus thuringiensis
(D) E – Coli

24. Which of the following is a genetic vector?
(A) Plasmid
(B) Phage
(C) Cosmid
(D) All of these

25. The immunoglobulin abundant in colostrums is:
(A) Ig E
(B) Ig D
(C) Ig M
(D) Ig A

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