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Chapter wise - Public Question Paper 1.

Human Physiology
I. Choose the correct answer 1. The condition of wrinkled and carotinised corneal epithelium is called (March 2006) a) Xerosis b) Xeropthalmia c) Dementia d) Osteomalacia
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The percentage of oxygen in the inhaled air is a) 79.00 b) 0.04

(March 2006) c) 21.00 d) 15.70 (March 2006) d) Primary motor area (March 2006) c) Cretinism c) 1000 - 1800 ml c) Lymphocytes d) Dwarfism (July 2006) d) 1000 - 1900 ml (July 2006) d) Monocytes (July 2006) b) bleeding of brain vessels d) atrophy of cerebral cortex (July 2006) c) 2.7 % d) 2.8 % (Oct 2006) d) AIDS

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Which part of the brain aids in visual tracking of moving objects? a) Superior colliculi b) Inferior colliculi c) Cerebellum Graves' disease is otherwise known as a) Diabetes b) Thyrotoxicosis The daily secretion of saliva ranges from a) 1000 - 1500 ml b) 1000 - 1700 ml Smallest leucocytes are a) Eosinophils b) Neutrophils

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Alzheimer's disease is associated with a) Inflammation of the brain membranes c) Inhibition of the spinal projections The amount of urea in the urine is about a) 2 % b) 2.5 %

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Which one of the following is an autoimmune disease? a) Myasthenia gravis b) Diabetes c) Stroke Vitamin A plays an important role in a) Bone growth b) Blood clothing

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(Oct 2006) c) Visual perception d) Energy production (Oct 2006)

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Stones formed in the urinary bladder can be disintegrated by a treatment called a) Haemodialysis b) Bypass surgery c) Lithotripsy d) Kidney transplanation

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At the termination of menstruation the corpus luteum is converted in to a scar tissue called (Oct 2006) a) Corpus callosum b) Corpus albicans c) Corpus striatum d) Endocrine tissue The granulation of tissues around the site of fracture is called (Book Back) 2007) a) nodule b) papilla c) rudiment d) callus An oily substance called sebum is secreted by a) sweat gland b) sebaceous gland Hyperglycemic hormone is otherwise known as (Book Back) c) thyroid gland d) tear gland (Mar 2007) (Mar

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2 a) insulin b) adrenalin c) glucagon

Kurinji, Namakkal. d) thyroxine

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Kurinji, Namakkal. (Mar 2007) d) lipase (July 2007) d) glycogen (July 2007) d) muco-protein (July 2007) d) coronary thrombosis (July 2007) d) relaxin (Oct 07, Mar 09) d) Pellagra (Oct 2007)

The wall of the stomach is protected against the action of HCl by a) pepsin b) rennin c) mucous layer The polysaccharide found in liver and muscles is a) starch b) cellulose c) chitin Protein substance present in cones is a) opsin b) scotopsin A clot in the cerebral vessel causes a) thrombosis b) stroke Leydig cells secrete a) oestrogen b) testosterone c) photopsin c) embolus c) progesterone

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Deficiency of Vitamin D causes (Book Back) a) Nyctalopia b) Xerophthalmia c) Osteomalacia Partial albinism causes a) leucoderma (Book Back) b) vitiligo

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c) melanoma b) dializer d) preserved kidney

d) dermatitis (Oct 2007, Mar 2008)

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The artificial kidney is (Book Back) a) donor kidney c) tissue matched kidney

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In the presence of testosterone, FSH in male promotes a) protein synthesis b) secretion of androgens c) formation of sperms d) growth of Graafian follicles The gall stones are formed of (Book Back) a) calcium b) growing infected tissue c) cholesterol d) sodium crystals Urea biosynthesis takes place in (Book Back) a) pancreas b) kidney c) liver Excessive exposure to UV-rays can cause (Book Back) a) vomiting b) redness of eyes c) colour change Deficiency of Vitamin B1 causes a) Pellagra b) Nyctalopia c) Beri-beri

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(Mar 2008, July 2008) d) stomach (Mar 2008) d) skin cancer (Jul 2008) d) Scurvy (Jul 2008)

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The disease due to inborn error of purine metabolism is commonly called a) Rickets b) Gout c) Nyctalopia d) Pellagra

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Which of the following is associated with atrophy of cerebral cortex? (Jul 2008) a) Amnesia b) Stroke c) Meningitis d) Alzheimer's disease The area responsible for reabsorption of water, glucose, sodium phosphate and bicarbonate in nephron is (Book Back) (Sep 2008) a) glomerulus b) proximal convoluted tubule c) collecting duct d) descending limb of Henle's loop

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Kurinji, Namakkal. (Sep 2008) d) 4 to 25 (Sep 2008) d) Vagina (Mar 2009) d) Erypsin (Mar 2009) d) Contraceptive pills (Mar 2009) d) Medulla oblongata (June 2009) d) enzymes (June 2009) d) urination

Number of myofibrils found in each muscle fibre is a) 5 to 20 b) 4 to 20 c) 5 to 25 Place of the fertilization of ovum in female reproductive system is a) Cervix b) Ampulla c) Uterus Which enzyme acts on milk protein? a) Pepsin b) Renin A permanent birth control method in male is a) Copper T b) Tubectomy c) Lipase c) Vasectomy

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The region of brain which secretes cerebrospinal fluid is a) Vermis b) Flocculus c) Choroid plexus An example for structural protein is a) hormones b) muscles Haematoma is formed during a) heart attack b) digestion c) blood c) bone fracture

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Which one of the following is not an example for acquired local hypopigmentation? (June 2009) a) radiation dermatitis b) leprosy c) healing of wounds d) addison's disease Conditioned reflex was first demonstrated by a) O.Hertwig c) T.H.Morgan (June 2009) b) Ivan Pavlov d) B.Sumner (Oct 2009)

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People with down syndrome are invariably affected with _______ disease. a) Amnesia b) Alzheimer's disease c) Anaemia d) Albinism Which one of the following is due to hypoparathyroidism ? a) Critinism b) Tetany c) Myxoedema The amount of urea is excreted in urine each day is a) 40 g b) 50 g c) 20 g d) Ketosis

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(Oct 2009) (Oct 2009) d) 25 g (Oct 2009)

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Calcium ions necessary for muscular contraction is released from a) blood b) protoplasm c) synovial membrane d) sarcoplasmic reticulum

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Which arthritis is characterised by the deposition of sodium urate crystals on the articular cartilage, synovial membrane and in the periarticular tissues? (Mar 2010) a) Infective arthritis b) osteoarthritis c) Rheumatic arthritis d) Metabolic arthritis The soluble plasma protein fibrinogen is converted to insoluble protein fibrin by (Mar 2010) a) Prothrombin b) Thrombin c) Prothrombinase d) Thrombokinase The device used to record the electrical activity of the brain is a) Electrocardiogram b) Electro-encephalogram c) Echo-cardiogram d) Endoscopy (Mar 2010)

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Urea biosynthesis takes place in a) blood b) liver The mineral necessary for blood clotting is a) sodium b) iodine Increased ocular pressure causes a) Myopia b) Stye

c) cerebrospinal fluid d) kidney (July 2010) c) calcium c) Conjunctivitis d) potassium (July 2010) d) Glaucoma (July 2010) d) one (July 2010) d) Insulin

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Number of ATP molecules spent to convert ammonia to urea is a) four b) two c) three Corpus luteum secretes a) Testosterone b) Aldosterone c) Progesterone

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What is called the ability of the human eyes to focus objects at varying distance? (Oct 2010) a) Photopic vision b) Scotopic vision c) Accommodation d) Astigmatism Which one refers to the largest part of diencephalon? a) Cerebrum b) Cerebral cortex c) Hypothalamus The acinus of thyroid gland is lined by a) germinal epithelial cells c) myoepithelial cells (Oct 2010) d) Thalamus (Oct 2010) b) squamous epithelial cells d) glandular cubical epithelial cells (Oct 2010) d) Methionine

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The amino acid which is necessary for the synthesis of melanin is a) Valine b) Threonine c) Tyrosine

II. Three Marks


1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.

Mention the symptoms of pellagra. (March 2006) What is optometry? (March 2006) What is Kwashiorkar? Write the symptoms. (July 2006, Sep 2008) (Book Back) What is cataract? Write the types of cataract. (July 2006, Mar 2007) Write the characteristics of Osteomalacia. (Oct 2006) What is Herring - Breuer Reflex? (Oct 2006, March 2009) List out the essential amino acids. (Mar 2007) (Book Back) (Book Back)

What is called coronary angioplasty? (July 2007) (Book Back) What is called Bronchitis? Mention its types. (July 2007) What is PUFA ? Give an example. (Oct 2007) (Book Back) Identify two reasons for cataract. (Oct 2007) (Book Back) What is obesity ? (Mar 2008) (Book Back) What is corpus luteum ? (Mar 2008) What is Angiogram? (Jul 2008)

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What is Vasectomy? (Jul 2008) Draw the diagram of Urea Biosynthesis (Ornithine cycle) (Sep 2008) Mention the symptoms of "Marasmus".(Mar 2009) Mention the different types of Hernia.(June 2009) Write three phases of Menstrual cycle. (June 2009) What is Rheumatic arthiritis? (Oct 2009) Write any three functions of cerebrospinal fluid. (Oct 2009) Classify monosaccharides. (Mar 2010) Mention the functions of corpus luteum (Mar 2010) What are the enzymes present in pancreatic juice? (July 2010) What is silent infarction? (July 2010) What is called cardio-pulmonary resuscitation? (Oct 2010) Enumerate the characters of myxedema. (Oct 2010)

III. Five Marks


1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

Write down the various types of memory. (March 2006) (Book Back) Explain the origin and conduction of heart beat. (July 2006, July 2007) Explain briefly right and left brain concept. (Oct 2006 (Book Back)) Give an account of root-canal treatment. (Mar 2007, Sep 2008) (Book Back) Explain the different types of bone fracture. (Oct 2007, July 2008) (Book Back) Draw the V.S.of human eye and label the parts. (Mar 2008) Enumerate the functions of skin. (Mar 2009) Describe the mechanism of blood clotting. (June 2009) Write notes on human eye defects like myopia and hypermetropia. (Oct 2009) (Book Back) Describe the process of absorption and assimilation of digested food. (Mar 2010) Write a brief account of cerebrospinal fluid and its functions. (July 2010) (Book Back) Explain the mechanism of healing of fractured bone. (Oct 2010)

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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24.

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Write an essay on Myocardial infarction. (March 2006) Explain the mechanism of urine formation. (March 2006, March 2007) Enumerate the various eye defects. Comment on corrective measures. (July 2006) (Book Back) Comment on various schemes suggested by the National Family Welfare Programmes and their importance. (July 2006) (Book Back) Explain the process of inspiration and expiration. (Oct 2006, Mar 2007, Oct 2007, Sep 2008) (Book Back) Write an essay on menstrual cycle. (Oct 2006, Sep 2008) (Book Back) Explain the digestive process taking place in small intestine. (July 2007, 2008) (Book Back) Write an essay on the functions of adrenal secretions. (July 2007) Explain the physiological effects of insulin and glucagon. (Oct 2007) Enumerate the events involved in the functioning of the human heart. (Mar 2008) (Book Back) Define bone fracture and explain the different types of bone fracture. (Mar 2008) (Book Back) Explain the importance of Pancreas as an endocrine gland. (Jul 2008) Describe the structure of a skeletal muscle with simple diagram.(Mar 2009) Explain how adrenal medulla functions as an endocrine gland.(Mar 2009) Explain the process of pulmonary respiration with the help of diagram. (June 2009) (Book Back) Explain structure and functions of thyroid gland with diagram. (June 2009) Write an essay on vitamins. (Oct 2009) What is Diabetes mellitus? Explain its symptoms, types and causes. (Oct 2009) Describe the origin and conduction of heartbeat and cardiac cycle. (Mar 2010) Explain the types of hearing loss and the correcting measures adopted. (Mar 2010) (Book Back) Explain the digestive process taking place in small intestine. (July 2010) (Book Back) Give an account of parathyroid glands. (July 2010) Write an essay on menstrual cycle. (Oct 2010) (Book Back) What is meant by dental caries? Write its cause symptoms and root canal treatment. (Oct 2010)

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2. Microbiology
I. Choose the correct answer
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The production of scattered purplish lesions over the chest and abdomen is due to a) Pernicious anaemia c) Kaposis Sarcoma b) Pernicious malaria d) Syphilis

(March 2006)

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The diarrhoea in children is associated with a) Yersinia pestis c) Giardia intestinalis b) Rabies d) Trichomonads

(March 2006, July 2008)

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Which of the following is the largest of all? a) Pox virus b) Hepatitis - B c) TMV

(March 2006, July 2008) d) SV 15 (July 06, June 09) d) thousands of genes (July 2006) d) Gastroenteritis (July 2006) b) Amantidine and cycloquanosine d) Tomaymycin and Neothramycin (Oct 2006) b) Yersinia pestis d) Trypanosoma gambiense (Oct 2006)

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The number of genes found in small viruses like para viruses are a) 1 to 2 genes b) hundred of genes c) 3 to 4 genes

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The disease caused by the bacterial species Yersinia pestis a) Typhoid b) Cholera c) Plague

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Some antifungal antibiotics are a) Griseofulvin and Imidazole c) Anthramycin and sibomycin

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Plague is caused by a) Vibrio cholerae c) Plasmodium vivax

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Parasitic infections which man acquires from animals are known as a) Anthroponoses b) Zoonoses

c) Infectious diseases d) Animal diseases

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The more promising chemotherapeutic agent for treating viral disease is (Book Back) (Oct 2006, Mar 2008, Sep 2008) a) Ampicillin b) Penicillin c) Interferon d) Erythromycin

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In chicken embryo technique of virus culture, the eggs are incubated at the temperature of a) 32 b) 36 c) 30 d) 34 (Mar 2007, Sep 2008) d) Louis pasteur

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Who developed vaccine for rabies in man first? (Book Back) a) Robert Koch b) Joseph Lister c) Stanley

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Which one of the following is a protozoan disease? (Book Back) (Mar 2007& 2008, July 2007 ) a) African sleeping sickness b) Measles

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d) Taeniasis b) haploid viruses c) ploidy viruses d) variola viruses (July 2007)

Virions contain only a single copy of nucleic acid, hence they are called (Book Back) a) incomplete viruses

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The strains which are widely used as vaccines to elicit immunity are a) virulent c) a virulent or attenuated b) less virulent d) toxic-virulent

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The pathogenic form of Entamoeba histolytica is (Book Back) a) encysted spores c) merozoite b) vegetative trophozoite d) schizont

(Oct 07, Mar 09)

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The germ theory of diseases was established by a) Louis Pasteur b) Robert Koch c) Lister

(Oct 2007) d) Alexander Flemming (Oct 2007)

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Tumour (Cancer) inducing viruses are called (Book Back) a) Pathogenic viruses c) Para viruses b) Oncogenic viruses d) Variola viruses

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Pain during urination and a yellow discharge from the urethra of male are the symptoms of(Mar 2008) a) gastroenteritis c) plague b) veneral syphilis d) gonorrhea (Jul 2008) d) Darwin (Sep 2008) b) spherical c) helical d) triangular (Mar 2009) b) Entamoeba histolytica d) Salmonella typhi (Mar 2009) b) antibacterial antibiotic d) antiprotozoan antibiotic (June 2009) b) Leishmania tropica d) Leishmania donovani (June 2009) b) Vibrio cholerae d) Ascaris lumbricoides

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Who discovered a system for "antiseptic" surgery? a) Louis Pasteur b) Joseph Lister c) Robert Koch

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The shape of the HIV is a) isohedral

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The 'gastroenteritis' is caused by a) Salmonella c) Yersinia pestis

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Cycloguanosine is an a) antiviral antibiotic c) antifungal antibiotic

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Kala azar is caused by a) Plasmodium vivax c) Trypanosoma gambiens

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Enterotoxin is produced by a) Yersinia pestis c) Plasmodium vivax

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Black water fever is due to _______. a) P.vivox b) P.ovale c) P.malaria

d) P.falciparum (Oct 2009) d) Cholera (Oct 2009) d) Interferon (Mar 2010)

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The disease caused by Tryponema palladium is _______. a) Gonorrhoea b) Syphilis c) Pneumonia

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Which one of the following is antiretroviral drug? a) Ampicillin b) Anthromycin c) Azidothymidine

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The virus which causes smallpox is a) Paravirus b) Hepatitis B virus c) Variola virus

d) Oncogenic virus (Mar 2010) d) Cholera (Mar 2010)

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Which one of the following is a sexually transmitted disease? a) Plague b) Typhoid c) Syphilis b) Giardia intestinalis d) Trichomonads Gingivitis is caused by a) Leishmania donovani c) Trypanosoma gambiens

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Tumour inducing viruses are called a) pathogenic viruses b) oncogenic viruses c) paraviruses

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Which disease is characterised by enlarged and inflamed lymph glands? a) Bubonic plague b) Pneumonic plague c) Cholera d) Syphilis

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Antifungal antibiotics are a) amantidin b) griseofulvin c) cycloguanosine d) ampicillin

(July 2010)

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Which of the following is the largest of all? a) Epstein-Barr virus b) Adenovirus c) Pox virus

(Oct 2010) d) Simian virus (Oct 2010)

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The pathogenic protozoan that causes kala azar is a) Leishmania tropica c) Trypanosoma gambiensis b) Leishmania donovani d) Entamoeba hystolytica

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Who first developed vaccine for rabies in man? a) Robert Koch b) Joseph Lister c) Louis Pasteur d) Stanley

(Oct 2010)

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What is meant by Diploid cell strain? (March 2006, 2010) (Book Back) Mention any two protozoan pathogens? (July 2006) What is amoebiasis? (Oct 2006) (Book Back) Enumerate the methods of diagnosis of AIDS. (Mar 2007) (Book Back)

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What are viruses? Why are they referred to as obligate-intracellular parasites? (July 2007) Define Zoonoses. (Oct 2007) (Book Back) Write the symptoms of cholera. (Mar 2008) What is meant by Chicken Embryo Technique ? (Mar 2008) Mention the various Morphological features of bacteria. (Jul 2008) Write any three characteristics of a good chemotherapeutic agent. (Sep 2008) List out the names of any three oncogenic viruses. (Mar 2009) Write notes on Gastroenteritis.(June 2009) What is continuous cell line? (Oct 2009) Write the names of any three protozoan parasites and their diseases. (July 2010) Comment on continuous cell line culture of virus. (Oct 2010)

III. Five Marks


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Enumerate the adaptations of pathogenic microbes. (March 2006, Oct 2007) (Book Back) Explain the control and Management of AIDS? (July 2006, Sep 2008) (Book Back) Write the symptoms of AIDS, defined by WHO. (Oct 2006, Mar 2008) (Book Back) Write short notes on viral diseases in man. (Mar 2007) (Book Back) Describe any two bacterial sexually transmitted diseases in man. (July 2007) Write notes on two bacterial diseases in man. (Jul 2008) Describe the structure of HIV virus. (Mar 2009) Write short notes on any two viral diseases in man. (June 2009) Mention the steps involved in the preparation of bacteriological media.(Oct 2009, July 2010) Write the pathogen, symptoms and mode of transmission of Rabies and Cholera. (Mar 2010) Write notes on 'Bacterial Genetics'. (Oct 2010)

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3. Immunology
I. Choose the correct answer 1. The graft of transplanting an organ from pig to human is known as (Book Back) (March 2006) a) Autograft b) Isograft c) Xenograft d) Allograft
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Which type of graft is used in plastic surgery? a) Isograft b) Allograft

(Book Back) c) Xenograft

(July 2006) d) Autograft (Oct 2006) d) Mast cells (Mar 2007) (Mar 2007) d) WBC (July 2007) d) 900 (Jul 2008) d) Isograft (Sep 2008) d) Lipoprotein (Oct 2007) d) Hormone (Mar 2009) d) Simple proteins (June 2009)

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Immunoglobulin is secreted by (Book Back) a) T - lymphocyte b) B - lymphocyte c) Macrophages Histamine is secreted by (Book Back) a) epithelial cells b) mast cells c) RBC

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The number of lymph nodes distributed in human body is about a) 600 b) 700 c) 800 Graft between identical twins is called a) Xenograft b) Allograft (Book Back) c) Autograft

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Immunoglobulins are chemically (Book Back) a) Glycogen b) Glycoprotein c) Glycolipid Which one of the following is antiviral ? (Book Back) a) Lysozyme b) Interferon c) Protein The immunoglobulin molecules are made up of a) Lipoproteins b) Phosphoproteins c) Glycoproteins Thymus growth occurs up to a) 17 years b) 12 years c) 5 years d) 30 years Which one of the following is auto immune disease? (Book Back) a) SCID b) Multiple sclerosis c) Cancer

(Oct 2009) d) Asthma

MHC genes in mouse are located in (Book Back) (Mar 2010) a) Chromosome 1 b) Chromosome 2 c) Chromosome 20 d) Chromosome 6 13. Lysozyme is present in (July 2010) a) intestinal juice b) bile juice c) tears d) sweat 14. Which is acting as a filter for trapping circulatory blood born foreign particles? (Oct 2010) a) Thymus b) Spleen c) Lymph node d) Liver
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II. Three Marks 1. Comment on "L" chain of immunoglobulin. (March 2006) 2. Differentiate active adaptive immunity from passive adaptive immunity. (Book Back) (March 2006) 3. What is cell - mediated immunity (CMI)? (July 2006) (Book Back) 4. Write short note on Haplotype. (July 2006)(Deleted Portion) 5. Define the term 'antigen'. (Oct 2006) (Book Back) 6. Write any two functions of antibodies. (Oct 2006) (Book Back)

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Name the secondary lymphoid organs. (Mar 2007) Distinguish between paratope and epitope. (Mar 2007) Draw the diagram of immunoglobulin and mark the parts. (July 2007) (Book Back) What are immuno-suppressant drugs? (July 2007) (Book Back) What are haptens ? (Oct 2007, July 2008, Oct 2010) (Book Back) Define Xenograft. (Oct 2007) (Book Back) Name the five classes of immunoglobulins. (Mar 2008) (Book Back) When do auto-immune diseases occur? Give an example. (Jul 2008) What is phagocytosis? (Sep 2008) Write any three effects of graft rejection in a host. (Sep 2008) What is the primary function of the "Thymus"? (Mar 2009) How is the multiple sclerosis formed? (Mar 2009) Write any three unique features of specific immunity. (June 2009) What are the main functions of free antibodies? (June 2009) What is anaphylaxis? (Oct 2009) What is phagocytosis? Mention the important phagocytes.(Oct 2009) How are macrophages acting as a phagocytic barrier? (Mar 2010) Write any three preventive measures of graft rejection. (Mar 2010) State the functions of spleen. (July 2010) (Book Back) What is haematopoiesis? (July 2010) What are the three main functions of free antibodies? (Oct 2010) (Book Back)

III. Five Marks: (Compulsory Questions) 1. Write a short note on antibody mediated immunity. (March 2006) 2. Draw a labeled sketch of the structure of immunoglobulin. (July 2006) (Book Back) 3. What are the symptoms of graft rejection? (Oct 2006 Mar 2007, Oct 2007) (Book Back) 4. What are the anatomical and inflammatory barriers in first line defence? (July 2007) (Book Back) 5. Give an account of immunodeficiency disease. (Mar 2008) (Book Back) 6. What is organ transplantation? Classify the types of graft. (Jul 2008) 7. Explain the unique features of the adaptive immunity. (Sep 2008) (Book Back) 8. Describe the types of grafts.(Mar 2009) 9. Describe the structure of immunoglobulin with a diagram. (June 2009) 10. What are the symptoms of graft rejection? How it is prevented in clinical field? (Oct 2009) 11. Write a short note on activation of adaptive immunity. (Mar 2010) 12. Draw the structure of immunoglobulin and label the parts. (July 2010) 13. Describe the structure of lymph node with the help of diagram. (Oct 2010)

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4. Modern Genetics
I. Choose the correct answer 1. The fertilized eggs are selected for the transfer of a) whole nuclei b) whole chromosome c) DNA segment d) some genes to cultured cells
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The persons suffering from sickle cell anaemia but survive have the genotype a) HbS HbS b) HbA HbS c) HbA HbA d) Hb Hb In karyotyping chromosomes 6 to 12 belong to the group a) D b) C c) A d) B

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Proteins are linear chain molecules made up of units called __________. (July 2006) a) Fatty acids b) Citric acids c) Amino acids d) Nitric acids In human hereditary disease caused due to defective autosomal dominant gene is(Book Back) (Oct 2006, & 07) a) Sickle cell anaemia b) Thalassemia c) Huntington's chorea d) SCID Dr. Ian Wilmut has produced a cloned sheep called Dolly by the method of a) nuclear transplantation b) cytoplasmic transplantation c) chromosomal transplantation d) organ transplantation Y chromosome belongs to a) Group A b) Group D c) Group C d) Group G (Oct 2006)

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The genome of an organism can be split up into different sized molecules by a technique called (July 2007) a) Chromatography b) Electrophoresis c) Electrolysis d) Electron Transport Which of the following structures of protein is stored in protein data-bank? a) Simple structure b) Two-dimensional structure c) Poly-dimensional structure d) Three-dimensional structure The term Superbugs refers to a) arthropods c) beetles b) insects d) genetically engineered bacteria (July 2007)

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The chromosomes 4 and 5 belong to the group classified by karyotyping (Book Back) (Mar 2008) a) A b) B c) C d) D In Proteomics, the amino acid sequences are read by a) Haemocytometer b) Glucometer c) Thermometer d) Sequenators (Mar 2008)

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The X chromosome that belongs to the group classified by karyotyping in main is (Jul 2008, Sep 08) a) Group C b) Group B c) Group A d) Group D

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Bubble Boy syndrome is also called (Jul 2008, June 2009) a) BLAST b) HGP c) SCID During the electrophoresis the DNA particles migrate towards the a) positive pole b) negative pole c) both and poles Albinism is due to a) absence of melanin c) presence of melanin

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b) absence of vitamins d) absence of hormones (Mar 2009) d) Albinism (Mar 2009) d) Group G (Oct 2009)

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Which one of the following is an erythroblastic anaemia? a) Hepatomegaly b) Sickle cell anaemia c) Thalassemia The chromosomes of 19 and 20 represent as a) Group C b) Group E c) Group F

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A fatal disease caused by an autosomal dominant gene in human is (Book Back) a) Sickle cell anaemia b) Thalassemia c) Agamma globulinemia d) Huntington's chorea _______ produced a cloned sheep dolly. a) Barbara Mclintock c) Hebert Bayer b) Dr.Ian Wilmut d) R.Briggs

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Which one of the following genetic diseases mostly affects boys? a) Albinism b) Agammaglobulinemia c) Thalassemia d) Huntington's chorea For the transfer of whole nuclei, the cells are treated with ________ to enucleate. a) Polyethylene glycol b) Dinitrophenol c) Cytochalasin B d) Colchicine In man chromosome Y belongs to a) Group A b) Group G c) Group B d) Group F

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In Huntington's chorea the defective gene is located on the chromosome. a) 4 b) 20 c) 8 d) 6 What is the name of mobile genetic element? a) Plasmid b) Pili c) Barr body

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One of the reasons for the manifestation of genetic diseases in human is (Oct 2010) a) Gene cloning b) Gene therapy c) Gene mutation d) Pedigree analysis

II. Three Marks 1. What are superbugs? Mention any one use of them. (March 2006) 2. What are the uses of transfected cells? (March 2006, June 2009) 3. What are the two uses of Karyotyping? (July 2006, Mar 2007, Mar 2008) (Book Back) 4. What is protein data bank? (July 2006)

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What is called pedigree analysis? (Oct 2006, 2010, Mar 2010) (Book Back) What is DNA library? (Oct 2006, Mar 2007) (Book Back) Mention the names of genetic diseases. (Mar 2007) What are the symptoms of the disease Thalassemia? (July 2007, July 2008, Sep 2008) (Book Back) Mention any three scopes of 'Bio-informatics'. (July 2007) What is gene theraphy? Mention its types. (July 2007, Oct 07, July 08, Sep 08) (Book Back) What is proteomics ? (Oct 2007, Oct 2009, July 2010) What is karyogram ? (Oct 2007) What is a database in bio-informatics ? (Mar 2008) (Book Back) Define cloning. (Mar 2008) Mention any two demerits of cloning. (Jul 2008) Write any three uses of Bio-informatics. (Sep 2008) Define recombinant DNA. (Mar 2009) Write the significance of superbugs. (Mar 2009) Define Bioinformatics. (Mar 2009) Differentiate somatic cell gene therapy from germ line cell gene therapy. (June 2009) What are the merits of cloning? (June 2009) What are the symptoms of sickle cell anaemia? (Oct 2009) Write any three uses of recombinant DNA technology. (Oct 2009) What is cRNA? (Mar 2010) What is differentiation? (Mar 2010) What are the clinical manifestations of Thalassemia? (July 2010) (Book Back) Mention the language that helps in 'Bio-informatics'. (July 2010) What is 'Database' in bioinformatics? (Oct 2010) What is gene therapy? Name the two types of it. (Oct 2010)

III. Five Marks 1. Write a short note on Huntington's Chorea. (March 2006) 2. Write short note on scope of bioinformatics. (July 2006, Mar 2009) 3. Mention the ethical problems of cloning. (Oct 2006) (Book Back) 4. Mention the uses of recombinant DNA technology. (Mar 2007& 08) (Book Back) 5. What are the significance and benefits of Human Genome Project? (July 2007& 08, Sep 08) 6. Give the symbolic representation of pedigree chart. (Oct 2007) 7. What is a 'Glowing Coal'? What are the uses of it? (June 2009) 8. What is database? Briefly explain its types. (Oct 2009) 9. Describe the Karyotyping of Human chromosomes. (Mar 2010) 10. Write the significance of benefits of human genome project. (July 2010) 11. Explain Dr.Ian Wilmut's cloning mechanism. (Oct 2010)

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5. Environmental science
I. Choose the correct answer 1. The most abundant greenhouse gas is (Book Back) a) NO2 b) O2 c) CO2
2.

(March 2006, Oct 07, July 08) d) SO2

Which one of the following is considered as a future source of power that can meet our unlimited demand? (Book Back) (March 2006) a) Hydel power b) Hydrogen power c) Solar power d) Thermal power Ozone hole was first detected over a) Atlantic b) Antarctic c) Pacific Ocean (July 06, Mar 09) d) Indian Ocean

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4.

The first Indian power plant generating electricity from ocean energy is commissioned at (July 2006) a) Tamil Nadu b) Gujarat c) Kerala d) Andhra Pradesh The hazardous biomedical wastes are usually disposed of by means of a) landfills b) deep well injection c) surface impoundments d) incineration (Oct 2006 & 07)

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6.

The genetically engineered bacteria that are capable of degrading oil spills are called (Oct 2006) a) sulphur bacteria b) ammonia bacteria c) super bugs d) rhizobium Which one of the following organisms plays a vital role in pollination of trees in tropical forest? (Book Back) (Mar 2007) a) Mimic moths b) Orchid bees c) Rhinoceros beetles d) Humming birds The number of hot spots identified from all over the world is a) 25 b) 26 c) 24 (Mar 2007) d) 30

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The solar cells contain, both poisonous and a possible carcinogenic substance called (July 2007) a) Uranium b) Radium c) Polonium d) Cadmium The particular radiation which can damage D.N.A. is a) infrared b) atomic c) electromagnetic (July 2007) d) magnetic (Mar 2008)

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Which of the following gases destroys ozone layer faster ? a) Chlorofluorocarbons b) Hydrochlorofluorocarbons c) both (a) and (b) d) Sulphur dioxide

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Which of the following provides about 95% of all commercial energy in the world ? (Mar 2008) a) Sunlight b) Nuclear energy c) Petroleum, natural gas and coal d) Water power The plants that can break down cyanide and reduce it to a non-toxic from are (Jul 08, Oct 09) a) Xerophytes b) Phytoplanktons c) Gibberlla fusarlum d) Pseudomonas Which is commonly considered as a biological paradise? (Book Back) a) Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve c) Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve c) Nanda Devi d) Great Nicobar (Sep 08, June 09)

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The geothermal energy is drawn in the forms of a) heat b) magnetic c) steam A good choice among all the alternative fuel options is a) natural gas b) butane c) hydrogen The military related wastes are disposed by a) deep well injection b) surface impoundments c) land-fills d) incineration Which one of the following is not a green house gas? a) methane b) carbon-di-oxide c) hydrogen Which one of the following is not an ozone depleting substance? a) Chlorofluorocarbons b) Nitrogen oxides c) Methyl bromide Bio-medical wastes are removed by a) land filling c) surface impoundments b) deep-well injection d) incineration

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(Oct 2009) d) nitrous oxide (Mar 2010) d) Hydrogen (Mar 2010, July 2010)

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Which one of the following is a marine biosphere reserve? a) Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve b) Great Nicobar c) Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve d) Nanda Devi The number of times heat absorbed by nitrous oxide than CO2 is a) 3000 times b) 300 times c) 10 times d) 200 times

(July 2010)

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(Oct 2010)

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The substance used in fabricating thin film solar cells which is poisonous and possible carcinogenic is a) Cadmium b) Platinum c) Silver d) Mercury (Oct 2010)

II. Three Marks 1. What are Biomedical wastes? How are they disposed off ? (March 2006, July 2007) 2. Mention two Biosphere reserves in Tamil Nadu. (March 2006& 08) (Book Back) 3. What is non - Biodegradable waste? Give an example. (July 2006) 4. Define : Biodiversity. (July 2006) (Book Back) 5. What is greenhouse effect? (Oct 2006) 6. What is meant by seeding clouds? (Oct 2006) (Book Back) 7. What are the advantages of solar energy? (Mar 2007) (Book Back) 8. What is known as global warming ? (Oct 2007) (Book Back) 9. Mention any three causes of global warming. (Jul 2008, Sep 2008) 10. List out the names of any three bio-reserves in India.(Mar 2009) 11. What are the effects of ozone depletion? (June 2009) 12. What are ozone depleting substances? (Oct 2009) 13. The future source of power is Hydrogen. Why? (Mar 2010) 14. What is meant by 'ozone hole'? (July 2010) 15. Define 'Biosphere reserve'.(Oct 2010)

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III. Ten Marks 1. "Ozone as a natural sun block" - Discuss and also list out the ways of preventing ozone depletion. (March 2006 & 07) (Book Back) 2. Conservation of freshwater - Discuss. (July 2006) (Book Back) 3. What is known as energy crisis? What are the steps taken to solve energy crisis? (Oct 2006, July 08, Sep 08) (Book Back) 4. How will you manage hazardous wastes? Discuss it with current knowledge. (July 2007, Mar 2008) (Book Back) 5. Give an account on poverty. (Oct 2007, July 2010) (Book Back) 6. Give an account of greenhouse gases and their impacts on the environment. (Sep 2008) (Book Back) 7. What is known as energy crisis? Write any five steps to be taken to solve energy crisis. (Sep 2008) (Book Back) 8. Write an essay on freshwater management. (Mar 2009) (Book Back) 9. 'Global warming is the direct result of Greenhouse effect'. Discuss the statement. What related problems do we foresee? (June 2009) 10. Write an essay on importance of Bio diversity, consequences of losing Bio diversity and various strategies adopted to conserve bio diversity. (Oct 2009) 11. Write an essay on non-hazardous solid waste management. (Mar 2010)
12.

Write about the fresh water resources and the reason for fresh water shortage. (Oct 2010)

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6. Applied Biology
I. Choose the correct answer 1. The milk fever is due to the inability of the animal to assimilate __________. a) Magnesium b) Potassium c) Phosphorus d) Calcium
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(March 2006) (March 2006)

The cattle breeds belonging to dairy breed are a) Sindhi and Gir c) Hariana and Ongole

b) Kangayam and Siri d) Bos taurus (March 2006)

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The diluting fluid used for counting of WBC is a) Hayem's solution b) Turk's solution c) Eosin solution d) Red litmus solution The fully formed bird emerges out of egg after a hatching period of a) 19 -20 days b) 21 - 22 days c) 20 - 21 days What is the scientific name of Tilapia? a) Channa striatus b) Oreochromis Polycythemia is a) decrease of WBC b) decrease of RBC c) Chanos chanos c) increase of RBC d) 23 - 24 days

4.

(July 2006) (July 2006) d) Catla catla (July 2006) d) increase of WBC (Oct 2006) d) Ongole (Oct 2006)

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Which one of the following is draught breed of cattle? a) Kangayam b) Jersey c) Sindhi The vitamins found much in fish food are a) Vitamins A and D c) Vitamins C and E b) Vitamins B1 and B6 d) Vitamins K and E.

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9.

The instrument used for counting the blood cells is a) Haemocytometer b) Sphygmomanometer c) Electrocardiogram d) Thermometer Which of the following fowl is noted for its pugnacity? a) Chittagong b) Busra c) Aseel Which of the following is a viral disease in cattle? a) Anthrax b) Mastitis c) Tuberculosis The fast growing species among the Indian major carps is a) Labeo rohita b) Keluthi c) Catla catla

(Oct 06, 07 & 09)

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(Mar 2007) d) Karaknath (Mar 2007) d) Rinderpest (Mar 2007) d) Mrigal

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The normal ECG is composed of waves designated upward or positive waves which are (July 2007) a) PQRST b) PRT c) QS d) XYZ The milk of which of the following cows is characterized by high carotene content? (July 07& 08, Oct 07, Sep 08) (Book Back) a) Sindhi b) Haryana c) Gir d) Jersey

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The yellow colour of milk in Jersey breed is due to a) calcium b) carotene c) carbohydrate Karaknath fowl is found abundantly in a) West Bengal b) Tamil Nadu Ventricular repolarization is due to a) T wave b) P wave The dilution fluid used to count RBC is a) Turk's solution b) Toisson solution Murrels belong to the order a) Channiformes b) Perciformes

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c) Madhya Pradesh d) Gujarat (July 2010) c) R wave d) S wave (July 2007 & 08, Mar 08) c) Lymphatic solution d) Hayem's solution c) Siluriformes (Oct 2007) d) Salmoniformes

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Which one of the following is an example for contagious disease in cattle? (Book Back) (Mar 2008) a) Constipation b) Milk fever c) Cowpox d) Diarrhoea The air breathing fish among the following is a) Mrigal b) Mullet (Mar 2008) c) Rohu d) Cat fish (Jul 2008) d) Chittagong (Sep 2008) d) Cypriniformes (Sep 2008) d) PSTRQ (Mar2009) c) Andhra Pradesh c) Cirrhina mrigala d) Tamil Nadu (Mar2009) d) Channa striatus

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Which is the most popular and commercial breed of fowl in India? a) Aseel b) Busra c) Leghorn Among the fresh water fishes, carps belong to the order a) Salmoniformes b) Siluriformes c) Channiformes In normal ECG the waves are designated from left to right as a) PROST b) PQRST c) PROTS Chittagong breed of fowls is largely found in a) Gujarat b) West bengal The tastiest fish among the carps is a) Catla catla b) Labeo rohita

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The record of the electric potential changes that occur in the heart during the cardiac cycle is (Mar 2009) a) Electrocardiogram b) Computed Tomography-CT c) Auto-analyser d) Sphygmomanometer 'Milk fever' in cows is normally due to a) inability to assimilate calcium from the feed b) starvation c) overfeeding d) parasitic infection The blood pressure is measured by a) Manometer c) Sphygmomanometer b) Haemocytometer d) Parameter (June 2009)

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The litter bed of poultry has the thickness of a) 5 to 7.5 cm b) 4 to 6.5 cm c) 5.5 to 6 cm d) 4.5 to 5 cm Which one of the following is exotic breed ? a) Sindhi b) Haryana c) Ongole d) Ayreshire

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(Oct 2009) (Oct 2009) d) Cypriniformes (Mar 2010) d) Aseel (Mar 2010) c) Maththi d) Vanjiram (Mar 2010) d) Benedict's solution (Oct 2010) d) Busra (Oct 2010) c) Viral c) Q, R & S d) Keluthi (Oct 2010) d) Q & S

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The carps having pharangeal teeth belonging to the order a) Siluriformes b) Perciformes c) Channiformes Which of the following is not an indigenous breed of fowls? a) Busra b) Chittagong c) Brahma An example for brackish water fish is a) Tilapia b) Koduva

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The WBC diluting fluid is called a) Turks solution b) Fehling's solution c) Hayem's solution Which is the most popular and commercial breed to fowl in India? a) Aseel b) Chittagong c) Leghorn Of all the Indian carps the tastiest fish is a) Rohu b) Catla The negative waves in normal ECG are a) P, Q & R b) P, R & T

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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.

What are the control and preventive measures of cow-pox diseases? (March 06, Oct 06) (Book Back) Mention any two uses of C.T. (March 2006) Write any two symptoms of milk fever. (July 2006) What is computed tomography scan? (July 2006) What are the advantages of artificial insemination? (Oct 2006, July 07, Mar 08, Sep 08) (Book Back) What are the precautions and first aid for milk fever? (Mar 2007) Mention the advantages of autoanalyser. (Mar 2007) Mention any three breeds of indigenous fowls in India. (July 2007) List out the different types of diseases of cattle. (Oct 2007) (Book Back) Mention the important points to be considered during selection of eggs. (Oct 2007, Mar 09) How will you identify a healthy cattle ? (Mar 2008) (Book Back) What is artificial insemination? (Jul 2008) (Book Back) Mention the uses of stethoscope. (Jul 2008) What is known as Glycosuria? (Sep 2008)

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Mention the uses of sphygmomanometer. (Mar 2009) Write any three advantages of artificial insemination in cattle. (June 2009) Write the disadvantages of an autoanalyser. (June 2009) What is milk fever? Mention its symptoms. (Oct 2009) What is artificial pace maker? (Oct 2009) What is artificial pacemaker? (Mar 2010) What are the characteristic features of Aseel breed of fowl? (Mar 2010) What are the symptoms of milk fever? (July 2010) What is Haemocytometer? (July 2010) How are the fish ponds categorised? (Oct 2010) State the clinical significance of Haemocytometer. (Oct 2010)

III. Ten Marks


1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 13.

How will you classify cattle based on their purpose? Give two examples for each. What are the various techniques adopted in cattle breeding? (March 2006) Write the Management of fish farm and any two edible fishes of Tamilnadu. (July 2006) Give an account of origin, distribution, characters and milk production of dairy breeds. (Oct 2006) Explain the important stages or steps in rearing of chickens. (Mar 2007, Oct 2007) Explain any two contagious diseases and two non-contagious diseases found in cattle. Mention about their prevention. (July 2007 & 08, Mar 2008) Write a detailed account on the preparation of fish pond and its maintenance. (Mar 2009) What is CT scanner? Write the advantages and uses of CT Scanner. (June 2009) Briefly describe the P, Q, R, S, T waves of ECG. (Oct 2009) What are the techniques adopted in cattle breeding? Write a short note on the exotic breeds of cattle. (Mar 2010) Write about the instruments used to detect the heartbeat and to measure the blood pressure. (July 2010) Describe poultry farming methods. (Oct 2010)

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7. Theories of Evolution
I. Choose the correct answer 1. When the phenotypic features coincide with normal environmental situation the selection is said to be a) stabilizing selection b) polymorphism (March 2006) c) directional selection d) disruptive selection
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Prodigality of nature means a) Over production c) Natural selection

(July 2006) b) Struggle for existence d) Survival of the fittest

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McDougall supported Neo-Lamarckism and proved the concept of (Book Back) (Oct 2006) a) direct action of environment on organism b) learning is an acquired character c) speed of learning is increased from generation to generation d) all the above The book 'Philosophie Zoologique' was published by (Book Back) a) Charles Darwin b) August Weismann c) McDougall d) Jean Baptiste de Lamarck The factor that enriches the gene pool with new modified genes is (Book Back) a) somatic variation b) decrease in chromosomes c) mutation d) increase in cytoplasm (Mar 2007)

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5.

(July 2007)

6.

The German scientist who segregated germplasm from somatoplasm for the first time was (Book Back) (Oct 2007) a) Lamarck b) Malthus c) Weismann d) Hugo de Vries Which one of the following is considered as raw materials for evolution ? a) Ploidy b) Gene mutation c) Change of environment d) Natural selection The classical example of polymorphism is a) Mutation b) SCID c) Sickle cell anaemia (Mar 2008)

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8.

(Jul 2008) d) Huntington's chorea

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The book, "Process of Organic Evolution" which supports the five essential processes for evolution was written by (Book Back) (Sep 08, Oct 09) a) Dobzhansky b) G.L.Stebbins c) Hardy d) Hugo de Vries The book 'Philosophile Zoologique' was written by a) Charles Darwin b) Jean Baptiste de Lamarck c) McDougall d) G.J.Mendal Who developed the concept of genetic drift? a) Lamarck b) H.J. Muller c) Sewall Wright d) G.H. Hardy The book 'Process of Organic Evolution' was written by a) Dobzhansky b) Stebbins c) Hardy-Weinberg (Mar 2009)

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(June 2009)

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(Mar 2010) d) Hugo de Vries

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The German scientist who segregated germplasm from somatoplasm for the first time was (July 2010) a) Lamarck b) Malthus c) Weismann d) Hugo de Vries According to whom the learning is an acquired character that can be inherited? a) McDougall b) Darwin c) Linsey d) Sumner (Oct 2010)

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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

State Hardy-Weinberg Law. (March 2006, Sep 2008, Mar 2010) (Book Back) What is germ plasm theory? (July 2006), (Oct 2006 & 07) (Book Back) What is meant by survival of the fittest? (Mar 2007) (Book Back) State the theory of inheritance of acquired characters. (July 2007) (Book Back) Define Gene pool. (Mar 2008, Oct 2010) (Book Back) Define bottleneck effect. (Jul 2008) Define Pangenesis theory. (Mar 2009) Define first law of Lamarck. Write one example. (June 2009) Differentiate allopatric species from sympatric species.(Oct 2009) Define polymorphism? (July 2010)

III. Five Marks


1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

Give an account of different types of species. (March 2006) (Book Back) Explain the three different types of selective pressure in Natural selection. (July 2006) Write a short note on Neo-Lamarckism. (Oct 2006) (Book Back) Explain speciation. (Mar 2007) (Book Back) Write down the mechanisms that prevent inter-specific crosses. (July 2007) (Book Back) What are the objections to Darwinism ? (Oct 2007) (Book Back) Write a detailed account on Population Genetics. (Mar 2008) (Book Back) Explain pre-mating isolation. (Jul 2008) Describe the Genetic drift concept. (Sep 2008) (Book Back) Describe Polymorphism.(Mar 2009) Describe the modern concept of natural selection. (June 2009) (Book Back) Write notes on Sewall Wright effect. (Oct 2009) (Book Back) Write the role of genetic drift in evolution. (Mar 2010) (Book Back) Write down the mechanism that prevents interspecific crosses. (July 2010) (Book Back) Give an account of different types of species. (Oct 2010) (Book Back)

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