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Kerala PSC HSST Botany 2018 Question Paper + Answer Key (Q. Code 050/2018, Exam Date 17/04/2018)


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Kerala PSC HSST Botany 2018 Question Paper with Answer Key

Higher Secondary School Teacher: Junior
Question Paper Code 050/2018

Original solved question paper of Kerala PSC HSST Botany Junior (Higher Secondary School Teacher Botany) examination conducted by Kerala PSC (Public Service Commission) on 17/04/2018 for the appointment of HSST (Higher Secondary School Teacher) in Botany in Government Higher Secondary Schools of Kerala under the Directorate of Higher Secondary Education, Trivandrum, Govt. of Kerala. Question paper code: 050/2018. Questions are in MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) format. You can download the question paper along with answer key as a single PDF file by clicking on the download link below the PDF preview. Please inform the Admin if you find any mistakes in the Answer Key.

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HSST Botany 2017 Syllabus by Kerala PSC (Download PDF)


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1. Classification of algae – Fritsch and Smith

2. Recent trends in classifications

3. General Features of Algae – Thallus organization, vegetation, sexual and asexual reproduction and Life Cycle in Algae

4. Pattern of life cycle and salient features of the following classes: Cyanophyta, Chlorophyta, Xanthophyta, Bacillariophyta, Phaeophyta and Rhodophyta

5. Economic importance of algae: Biofertilizers, Food industry, Industrial and medicinal importance, algal bloom

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Kerala PSC HSST Botany 2017 Examination
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Question Paper Code 45/2017/OL

Original question paper of Kerala PSC HSST Botany Junior / Senior (Higher Secondary School Teacher Botany) examination conducted by Kerala PSC (Public Service Commission) (Q. Code 45/2017/OL) on 05/06/2017 for the appointment of HSST (Higher Secondary School Teacher) in Botany in Government Higher Secondary Schools of Kerala under the Directorate of Higher Secondary Education, Trivandrum, Govt. of Kerala. Questions are in MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) format.

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Question Paper Code 175/2006

Original question paper of Kerala PSC HSST Botany Junior / Senior (Higher Secondary School Teacher Botany) examination conducted by Kerala PSC (Public Service Commission) (Q. Code 40/2012) for the appointment of HSST (Higher Secondary School Teacher) in Botany in Government Higher Secondary Schools of Kerala under the Directorate of Higher Secondary Education, Trivandrum, Govt. of Kerala. Questions are in MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) format.

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Kerala PSC HSST Botany 2012 Examination
Higher Secondary School Teacher: Junior & Senior
Question Paper Code 40/2012 (Cat. NO. 449/2010)

Original question paper of Kerala PSC HSST Botany Junior / Senior (Higher Secondary School Teacher Botany), Category No. 449/2010) examination conducted by Kerala PSC (Public Service Commission) on 13/04/2002 (Q. Code 40/2012) for the appointment of HSST Botany in Government Higher Secondary Schools of Kerala under the Directorate of Higher Secondary Education, Trivandrum, Govt. of Kerala. Questions are in MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) format.

Part – 2 (Questions 26 – 50)

26.  Auxospores are produced by:

a.       Volvox
b.      Spirogyra
c.       Diatoms
d.      Oedogonium

Ans. (c). Diatoms

Auxospore is a type of asexual spore in diatoms. Auxopore formation helps the diatomic cells to regain its original cell size which is reduced by repeated mitotic cell divisions. 

27.  Lectins are:

a.       Lipids
b.      Protein binding carbohydrate
c.       Fatty acids
d.      Carbohydrates binding proteins

Ans. (d). Carbohydrates binding proteins

Lectins: they are plant proteins which specifically bind to carbohydrates. They are toxins since they can coagulate glycoproteins. Lectins have immense application in biological research; they can be used for the separation and purification of specific glycoproteins.  In the earlier days, lectins were also used for blood typing. Concanavalin A (ConA) is the first isolated and commercialized plant lectin (isolated from jack bean Canavalia ensiformis). Ricin is another common plant lectin isolated from Ricinus communis (castror).

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