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Published On: Sun, Apr 5th, 2009

GK -Facts about Animals and Birds -Part 1

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1. The bird which has no wings at all
Kiwi

2. Which is the flying mammal
Bat

3. Of major insect groups, which are the only ones with just one pair of wings
Flies

4. What is the name of the animal which has a tongue lower than its body
Chameleon

5. Which food crop has the maximum content of proteins
Soybeans

6. Which flowerless plants found mostly in water and having chlorophyll
Algae

7. The drug which reduces blood pressure is obtained from the root of the plant
Rauwolfia serpentine

8. The most effective pesticide for general use against most garden pests is
Malathion

9. Rows of trees grown along the coastal areas to reduce the impact of Cyclones are called as
Mangroves

10. Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History is situated at
Coimbatore

11. One of the main cause of flood in rivers is
Deforestation

12. Animals that creep, are called
Reptiles

13. The friend of the farmer is
Earthworm

14. The great Indian Bustard is found which Indian state
Rajasthan

15. Which of the following animals is a marsupial
a. Kangaroo
b. Goat
c. Lion
d. Whale
Ans : A

16. An earthworm has
a. Three eyes
b. No eyes
c. One eye
d. Two eyes
Ans : B

17. Respiration of plants is through
a. Arriers
b. Gills
c. Trachea
d. Stomata
Ans : D

18. The best method of control of a soil borne disease is by
a. Using fungicides
b. Burning affected plants
c. Crop rotation
d. Seed treatment
Ans : C

19. Animals in a sleeplike dormant state over the winter while living off reserves of body fat, with a decrease in body temperature and pulse rate and slower metabolism is termed as
Hybernate

20. A period during which the metabolism of certain animals or insects slows down, temporarily suspending their bodily development and growth is termed as
Diapause

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  1. kalpana says:

    i want some more facts regarding this session

  2. anas mirza says:

    these are very intresting i want more gk facts

  3. nitesh says:

    i want more gk facts

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