• It is a chronic infective eye disease caused by infection with the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis which is transmitted through contact with eye and nose discharge of infected people, particularly young children who are most vulnerable to the infection. • It is also spread by flies which come in contact with the infected person and is most common under poor environment, low personal hygiene and … Continue reading What is Trachoma?
Approach Introduce by mentioning the need for biotechnology in agriculture and allied sectors Explain how biotechnology can be used in agriculture and allied sectors. Conclude appropriately. Model Answer : Agriculture along with its allied sectors is the largest source of livelihood in India. Biotechnology can be instrumental in improving productivity and modernising these sectors. The National Biotechnology Development Strategy 2015-2020 has a special focus on … Continue reading Discuss the applications of biotechnology in the agriculture and allied sectors.
• Chandrayaan-2, the lunar mission, will be launched in April this year. • Under this mission ISRO for the first time will attempt to land a rover on the Moon’s south pole. • In Chandrayaan-1 mission, ISRO has spotted water on the moon. • Chandrayaan-2 is a further extension of the project as it also involves landing a rover on the moon. Chandrayaan-2 • It is … Continue reading Everything about Chandrayaan-2
Q30. Consider the following statements: 1. The image formed by a plane mirror is always virtual and erect. 2. An image formed by a convex mirror is always virtual, erect and diminished. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? A. 1 only B. 2 only C. Both 1 and 2 D. Neither 1 nor 2 Answer: C Exp: The image formed by a plane … Continue reading Prelims- Q30. Consider the following statements:
Q23. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched? Enzymes Produced In A. Trypsin – Pancreas B. Pesin – Stomach C. Salivary Amylase – Saliva D. Lipase – Liver Answer: D Exp: The stomach is a large organ which expands when food enters it. The muscular walls of the stomach help in mixing the food thoroughly with more digestive juices. These digestion functions are … Continue reading Quiz-Q23. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
Paragraph: DIRECTIONS for Question No. 24: The following question consists of two statements, one labelled ‘Assertion’ (A) and the other labelled ‘Reason’ (R). Examine these two statements carefully and decide if the Assertion and the Reason are individually true and if so, whether the Reason is a correct explanation of the Assertion. Select your answer using the code given below: (a) If both A and … Continue reading Quiz-Q24- Asserssion and Reasoning Question
Q10. With reference to Mitochondria, consider the following statements: 1. They have their own DNA and ribosomes. 2. They are storage sacs of solid and liquid content. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? A. 1 only B. 2 only C. Both 1 and 2 D. Neither 1 nor 2 Answer: A Exp: Mitochondria are known as the powerhouses of the cell. The energy … Continue reading Quiz- Q10. With reference to Mitochondria, consider the following statements: