Sample Paper – NDA – Biology

NDA Sample Paper

Subject – Biology


1. Genes are located on –

(a) Mitochondria

(b) Chromosomes

(c) Plastids

(d) Nuclear membrane

(e) Plasma membrane

2. D.N.A consists of units called –

(a) glucosides                      (b) deoxybribose

(c) nucleotides                      (d) peptides

(e) none of theses

3. Golgi apparatus is most abundantly found in –

(a) Muscle cells                         (b) Nerve cell

(c) Pancreatic cells                    (d) Erythrocytes

(d) Leucocytes

4. Thrombosis is a disease of the –

(a) thyroid gland                  (b) lungs

(c) nurve bursting                (d) brain

(e) blood

5. D N A differs from R N A in having –

(a) uracil                               (b) adenine

(c) thrymine                          (d) cytosine

(e) both, adenine and cytosine

6. Stomata are bounded by a pair of guard cells. Stomata close when guard cells become –

(a) turgid                                                           (b) flaccid

(c) half gurgid                                                    (d) half flaccid

(e) small

7. Hydorphobia is caused by –

(a) acute virus                  (b) bacteria

(c) rabies virus                    (d) varoa virus

(e) tubercle

8. Which is collip’s hormone ?

(a) Thyroxine                    (b) Parathormone

(c) Insulin                          (d) Esterogen

(d) Glucagon

9. A nucleoprotein resembling eukaryotic chromosome is –

(a) Virus                                    (b) Lipoprotein

(c) Permease                             (d) Biloprotein

(e) Nucleoprotein

10. An antiviral protein which might help in curing viral diseases in future is –

(a) Antibody                               (b) Histone

(c) Nucleoprotein                         (d) Interferon

(d) Antigen

11. The red colour of red sea is because of –

(a) Red algae

(b) Cephaleuros

(c) Brown algae

(d) Trichodesmium erythrium

(e) None of the above

12. Plants can be made disease resistant by –

(a) Treating with colchicine

(b) Inducing mutations

(c) Breading with their wild relatives

(d) treating with fungicides

(e) treatin with 2 – 4D

13. Which one of the following gases is considered as atmospheric pollutant?

(a) oxygen                                         (b) ozone

(c) SO2 (d) nitrogen

(e) argon

14. The age of a tree can be calculated by –

(a) counting number of branches

(b) measuring its girth

(c) counting the number of annul rings

(d) measuring its height

(e) feeling its hardness

15. The movement of water moleculer from one cell to another depends on –

(a) osmotic concentration

(b) turgor pressure

(c) Wall pressure

(d) plasma pressure

(e) diffusion pressure deficit

16. The genes are arranged on chromosome in a –

(a) Random manner

(b) Spiral manner

(c) Linear manner

(d) Irregul manner

(e) None of the above manner

17. Which of the following can be used for biological control of mosquitoes?

(a) Oil                                            (b) Ointments

(c) D.D.T.                                       (d) Gambusia

(d) Gamaxene

18. Water from soil enters into root hairs owing to –

(a) atmospheric pressure

(b) capillarity

(c) root pressure

(d) osmotic pressure

(e) turgor pressure

19. Deseases transmitted by the head louse is –

(a) plague                                              (b) rabies

(c) scurvy                                               (d) typhoid

(e) cholera

20. Red blood corpuscles are formed in the –

(a) small intestine                                  (b) bone marrow

(c) liver                                                   (d) heart

(e) kidneys

21. Deficiency of Vitamin ‘C’ causes –

(a) Rheumatism                               (b) Kidney malfunction

(c) Scurvy                                         (d) Respiratory disease

(e) Night blindness

22.Trachoma is the disease of the –

(a) skin                                          (b) eyes

(c) ear                                            (d) lungs

(e) liver

23. The enzyme found in the saliva is –

(a) ptylin                                         (b) pepsin

(c) maltase                                         (d) lipase

(e) amylase

24. Which type of soil is the best for wheat crop?

(a) loam                                                         (b) sandy loam

(c) sandy                                                         (d) gravel

(e) clay

25. Which of the following processes liberates energy?

(a) osmosis                                                          (b) symbiosis

(c) photosynthesis                                                       (d) respiration

(e) digestion

26. The heart of a young man beats about –

(a) 50 times per minute

(b) 72 times per minute

(c) 90 times per minute

(d) 110 times per minutes

(e) 120 times per minutes

27.  What is the name of the longest bone of thigh?

(a) vistula                                              (b) fermur

(c) fibula                                                (d) humerus

(d) tibia

28. The total number of bones in the human body is –

(a) 206                                             (b) 260

(c) 306                                                (d) 360

(e) 417

29. The main function of white blood corpuscles in the body is –

(a) to carry food

(b) to help in the formation of clot

(c) to carry oxygen

(d) to protect the body against

(e) to help extricate waste products

30. Deficiency of vitamin E results in –

(a) Scurvy

(b) Loss of fertility

(c) Rickets

(d) Beri – Beri

(e) Xeropthalmia

31. Haemoglobin is a pigment present in –

(a) the plasma

(b) red blood cells

(c) white blood cells

(d) Spleen

(e) Hepatic cells

32. Which of the following is anti – coagulant?

(a) Thromboplastin

(b) Sodium chloride

(c) Potassium chloride

(d) Fibrinogen

(e) Sodium oxalate

33. Blood Plasma is composed chiefly of –

(a) water                                     (b) the hormone component

(c) the antibody component                (d) haemoglobin

(e) lymph

34. ‘Universal Donor’ belongs to blood group –

(a) O                                                               (b) AB

(c) B                                                                (d) A

(e) None of these

35. Diabetes can be controlled by the injection of –

(a) penicillin                                                       (b) thyrosin

(c) terrramycin                                                     (d) auromycin

(e) insulin

Answer Sheet

1. – (b)8. –   (b)15. – (a)22. – (b)29. – (d)
2. – (c)9. –    (a)16. – (a)23. – (a)30. – (b)
3. – (c)10.  –(d)17. – (d)24. – (a)31. – (b)
4. – (e)11. – (d)18. – (d)25. – (d)32. – (e)
5. – (c)12. – (c)19. – (d)26. – (b)33. – (a)
6. – (b)13. – (c)20. – (b)27. – (b)34. – (a)
7. – (c)14. – (c)21. – (c)28. – (a)35. – (e)




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