ICMR JRF Practice Question Paper for July 2016 Examination (Part 5)

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(1). ABA catabolism is mediated by

a.       ABA-8’ carboxylase
b.      ABA-8’ hydroxylase
c.       ABA-8’ aminotransferase
d.      ABA-8’ oxygenase

(2). Nodulating genes in Rhizobium are influenced by the presence of which one of the following in the roots?

a.       Flavones
b.      Lignin
c.       Tannins
d.      Cellulose

(3). Which of the following techniques is used for the evaluation of phylogenetic trees?

a.       Null hypothesis
b.      Bootstrapping
c.       Chi-square
d.      Probability

(4). One PAM means one accepted point mutation per

a.       102 residues
b.      10 residues
c.       103 residues
d.      104 residues

(5). Intestinal flora cannot digest

a.       Cellulose
b.      Lignin
c.       Pectin
d.      Starch

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ICMR JRF Model Question Paper July 2016 Part 4 (ICMR JRF Mock Test)

ICMR JRF Life Science Exam July 2016
(Practice Questions with Answer Key Part 4)

icmr jrf july 2016 question paper


(1). What are zooxanthellae?

a.       Deep sea dwelling brightly pigmented fish
b.      Algae living in corals
c.       A species of crab
d.      Xanthomonas infected zooplankton

(2). Hemophilia A and Hemophilia B have nearly identical phenotypes, but they result from mutations in different gens on the X chromosome. This is an example of

a.       Locus heterogeneity
b.      Epistatic interaction
c.       Double heterozygosity
d.      Variable expressivity

(3). Natural killer cells can be detected in human peripheral blood using

a.       Anti-cd3 antibody
b.      Anti-cd25 antibody
c.       Anti-cd69 antibody
d.      Anti-cd16 antibody

(4). Balanced genetic polymorphism occurs when there is selection against

a.       Heterozygotes
b.      All genotypes
c.       All homozygotes
d.      Only homozygous recessive

(5). Xth nerve is an example of

a.       Mixed cranial nerve
b.      Sensory cranial nerve
c.       Spinal nerve
d.      Motor nerve

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Model Question Paper for ICMR JRF Life Science Examination July 2015 with Answer Key and Explanations Part 3 (MCQ 15)

*(1). Pick out the correct taxonomic hierarchy in zoological systematics.

a.       Phylum – Class – Order – Family – Genus
b.      Class – Phylum – Order – Family – Genus
c.       Phylum – Class – Family – Order – Genus
d.      Phylum – Class – Order – Genus – Species

(2). In molecular systematics of animals, which for the following candidate gene have been extensively used?

a.       DNA Polymerase
b.      Cytochrome C
c.       RNA Polymerase
d.      Collagen

(3). What would be the effect of increasing humidity in the rate of transpiration?

a.       Rate of transpiration will decrease
b.      Rate of transpiration will increase
c.       Initially the rate will be low then it will be high
d.      Rate of transpiration will be unaffected

(4). The most probable place where life would have originated _________.

a.       Outer space
b.      Barren rocks
c.       In oceans
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ICMR JRF Entrance Examination July 2015 Model Questions with Answers and Explanations Part 2 (MCQ 014)

*(1). Which of the following soil will be most porous:

a.       Sandy loam
b.      Clay loam
c.       Clay

(2). Photosynthetic formation of glucose can be sited as an example for:

a.       Oxidation
b.      Reduction
c.       Condensation
d.      Fixation

(3). Members of which family has been extensively employed as phyo-remediation agents for the removal of contaminates from soil

a.       Poaceae
b.      Brassicaceae
c.       Malvaceae
d.      Annonaceae

(4).  Which of the following cancer can be prevented by vaccination?

a.       Oral cancer
b.      Cervical cancer
c.       Breast cancer
d.      Colon cancer

(5). Which of the following is NOT involved in plant defense signaling pathway in plants?

a.       Gibberellic acid
b.      Ethylene
c.       Salisylic acid
d.      Jasmonic acid

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Notification of CSIR JRF NET, Life Science Examination

ICMR JRF Entrance Exam: 2015: Life Sciences: Notification

ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) in collaboration with PGIMER, Chandigarh will conduct a national level examination for the award of JRF (Junior Research Fellowship) in Life Sciences/Social Sciences stream on Sunday, July 19 2015 (19/07/2015) at 12 selected centers all over India (Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Srinagar, Bengaluru and Varanasi).

A total of 150 Fellowships would be awarded among which 120 Fellowships would be awarded for work in the field of bio-medical sciences with emphasis on Life Sciences (microbiology, physiology, molecular biology, genetics, human biology, bioinformatics, biotechnology, biochemistry, biophysics, immunology, Pharmacology, zoology, Environment Science, botany, veterinary sciences, bio-informatics etc.). Thirty Fellowships would be awarded for work with emphasis on Social sciences like psychology, sociology, home science, statistics, anthropology, social work and Health Economics.

Another 100 candidates will be selected for consideration for positions of JRF under various research schemes of ICMR for the duration of that scheme. These JRFs would also be permitted to complete Ph.D. while working in the scheme, if enrolled.  The validity of result will be two years for placement in ICMR funded projects.

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