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Kerala PSC Botany Lecturer Recruitment Test 2017: Model Question Paper 1/3


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Kerala PSC Botany Lecturer / Assistant Professor Model Question Paper 2017

Model/Sample Question Paper of Kerala PSC Botany Lecturer/Assistant Professor Recruitment Examination to be conducted by Kerala Public Service Commission Question for the appointment of Botany Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Government Colleges of Kerala under the Directorate of Collegiate Education, Trivandrum, Kerala. Questions are in MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) format.

Botany Lecturer Test: Model Questions Set – 1/3

(1). Enzymes used to isolate protoplast are:

a.       Cellulase and lipase
b.      Pectinase and lipase
c.       Cellulases and pectinases
d.      Proteolytic enzymes and cellulose

(2). Which of the following statement describes the androecium of Malvaceae

a.       Numerous stamens, dithecous anthers
b.      Monadelphous, dithecous anthers
c.       Monadelphous, monothecous anthers
d.      Synandrous, monothecous anthers

(3). Which chemical induces fusion of the protoplast in somatic hybridization?

a.       Boric acid
b.      Polyethelene glycol
c.       Phosphoenol pyruvate
d.      Ethylene

(4). A continuous system formed by protoplasts and plasmodesmata in a tissue is

a.       Apoplast
b.      Protoplast
c.       Symplast
d.      Chloroplast

(5). Two or more related species that are morphologically identical but are incapable of producing fertile hybrids are called as:

a.       Biological species
b.      Sibling species
c.       Vicariance
d.      Typological species

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Botany Lecturer: Kerala PSC Previous Year Question Paper (Original Solved) 2003 – Part 2/5


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Kerala PSC Botany Lecturer / Assistant Professor Original Solved Question Paper: 2003 Exam
(Question Paper Code: 250/2003)

Original solved question paper of Kerala PSC Botany Lecturer/Assistant Professor examination conducted by Kerala PSC (Kerala Public Service Commission) for the recruitment / appointment of Botany Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Government Colleges of Kerala under the Directorate of Collegiate Education, Trivandrum, Kerala. The test was conducted in the year 2003 and the Question Paper Code Number is 250/2003. All questions were in MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) format. A detailed answer key with explanations is given at end of each set.

Part – 2/5 (Questions 21 – 40)

21.  Pro-phage is:

a.       DNA incorporated with the host DNA
b.      DNA or RNA in the early stages of infection
c.       DNA of bacterial cell before viral infection
d.      DNA present is only an incomplete fragment

22.  ‘Bars of Sanio’ are the crescent shaped bars of cellulose present:

a.       Near the pits on tracheids of Gymnosperm wood
b.      On the secondary wood of Angiosperms
c.       On the tracheids of Pteridophytes
d.      On the extensive periderm of Cycas wood

23.  Bryophytes exhibit alternation of generation:

a.       Homomorphic
b.      Heteromorphic
c.       Isomorphic
d.      No definite change in life cycle

24.  DNA sequences that suppress promoter activity are called:

a.       Enhancers
b.      Reporters
c.       Responsive elements
d.      Silencers

25.  Synthetic seeds are produced by:

a.       Encapsulation of somatic embryo with matrix for storing
b.      Cryopreservation of somatic embryo for long storage
c.       Preservation of seeds by covering with organic polymers
d.      Encapsulation of normal seed with a resistant matrix

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