1. A contemporary of Charles Darwin who came to the same conclusion in the matter of organic evolution was–
(A) Jean Baptist Lamarck
(B) Thomas Huxley
(C) Alfred Russel Wallace
(D) Franklin Benjamin
2. Panda belongs to the same family as that of–
3. The largest invertebrate is a/an–
4. What is a sponge?
(A) A fossil
(B) A plant
(C) An animal
(D) A fungus
5. Normally, animals can change the place, but which one of the following animals cannot change the place?
6. Which of the following is a true fish?
7. Which of the following Amphibian lacks tongue?
8. The commonest mammal is–
(C) Man (Homosapiens)
9. Which is the only mammal that can fly?
10. Which of the following is a monogenetic parasite?
11. Columba Livia is the scientific name of–
12. The process of preventing the birds from flying is called–
13. Which of the following is an egg laying mammal?
(B) Leafy ant-eater
(D) Spiny ant-eater
14. ‘Cod’ is a variety of–
15. Birds which swim in water have–
(A) Webbed Feet
(B) Broad Wings
(C) Long Beaks
(D) Toes with Claws
16. The animal which can tolerate more summer heat is–
17. Which one of the following pairs belongs to Cartilaginous Fish?
(A) Shark and Tuna
(B) Shark and Ray
(C) Skates and Hilsa
(D) Ray and Eel
18. Which one of the following is not a true fish?
(A) Silver Fish
(B) Saw Fish
(C) Hammer Fish
(D) Sucker Fish
19. Which of the following is a fish?
20. Which one of the following is not a true snake?
(A) Glass snake
(B) Sea snake
(C) Tree snake
(D) Blind snake
21. Which one of the following set belongs to the Class-Mammalia?
(A) Lion, Hippopotamus, Penguin, Bat
(B) Lion, Bat, Whale, Ostrich
(C) Hippopotamus, Penguin, Whale, Kangaroo
(D) Whale, Bat, Kangaroo, Hippopotamus
22. Which one of the following is the tallest bird?
23. Which one of the following is not a true fish?
24. The Scientific study of birds is known as–
25. Which of the following animal has a clitellum?
26. The language used in writing the scientific name of animal is–
27. Which one of the following is a non-poisonous snake?
28. Most fish do not swim in water because of the presence of–
(A) Air sinuses
(B) Buoyant scales on the body
(C) Swim Bladder
29. The Literal meaning of the term ‘Homo Sapiens’ is–
(A) Man — The Wise
(B) Man — The Supreme
(C) Man — The Omnivore
(D) Man — The Fool
30. Which animal produces the biggest baby?
(D) Blue whale
31. The animal which uses sounds as its ‘Eyes’ is–
32. Which of the following is the largest living bird?
33. In male sharks, claspers are found attached to–
(A) Anal fin
(B) Pectoral fin
(C) Pelvic fin
(D) Ventral fin
34. Odontology is the branch of science which deals with the study of–
35. Archaeopteryx had the following reptilian characters–
(A) Teeth on jaw, tail beak
(B) Clawed wings, teeth on jaw, tail
(C) Clawed wings, scales, feathers
(D) Teeth on jaw, feathers, tail
150 m years ago. This is the reason that this bird is regarded as a connecting link between feathered dinosaurs andbirds. Although some of the characters common to reptiles are clawed wings, teeth on jaw and tail.
36. ‘Darwin finches’ refers to a group of–
37. The ‘Theory of Evolution’ was put forward by–
(A) Louis Pasteur
(C) Gregor Mendel
(D) Charles Darwin
38. The concept of ‘survival of the fittest’ was first advocated by
39. The study of extinct animals is called
40. Dinosaures were
(A) Mammals that became extinct
(B) Large herbivorous creatures which gave rise to hippopotamus species
(C) Egg-laying mammals
(D) Reptiles that became extinct
41. In wh ich vertebrate oxygenated and deoxygenated blood gets mixed?
42. Animals living in the three trunks are known as
43. Which phenomenon do bats or dolphins use to find prey, predators or obstacles?
(A) Refraction of sound
(B) Formation of beats
(C) Scattering of sound
(D) Echo location