General Science Questions-2

Ptylin is an enzyme produced by Salivary Glands Swine flu caused by what thing?

Virus

Short messaging service of mobile phones founded by whom?

Matti Makhonan

The National Chemical Laboratory, a constituent member of the CSIR, is situated in which place?

Pune (Maharashtra)

Which organ gets affected in Hepatitis?

Liver

AIDS is an acronym for

Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome

What is the name of India’s first nuclear reactor?

Apsara

The pigment that gives colour to the skin is Melanin Which mineral is used in pencils?

Graphite

Dengue fever is caused by which thing?

Mosquito Virus

Naini-Saini Airstrip Project is situated in which place?

Pithoragarh

The disease is caused by the fungi namely Tenia pedes. This is an infectious disease of skin which spreads mainly due to cracking of feet

Athlete’s Foot

Insulin hormone is secreted by which organ?

Pancreas

Light year is an unit of

Distance

What is the chemical formula of heavy water?

D2O

Where is the National Defence Academy (NDA) is situated?

Khadakwasla

When a small ball of iron get submerged in water whereas the ship can easily float on water. The principle lying behind this upon which scientists theory?

Archimedes

How much quantity plasma is present in human blood?

55% to 60%

The Ti plasmid used in genetic engineering is obtained from which thing?

Agrobacterium rhizogenes

Hormone production is a function related to what thing?

Hypothalamus

Which types of RNA participates in RNA processing?

m-RNA

What is the chief constituent of natural gas? Methane

Name the largerst blood vessel in the human body? Aorta

PCR is used to detect which disease?

HIV

What is the life span of the RBC?

120 Days

Which virus causes common cold in human beings?

Rhino Virus