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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 1

Slime molds belong to

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 2

Which ion is required for association of ribosome subunits?

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 3

Kreb's cycle occurs in the

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 4

Which of the following can bind to an antibody but cannot elicit an immune response in a healthy individual?  

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 5

Which one of the following ecosystems would have the maximum number of primary producers per unit area?

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 6

In the C4 pathway, carbon dioxide is concentrated in  

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 7

LD50 of the two pathogenic strains A and B are 20 and 60 cells, respectively. Which one of the following statements is TRUE?  

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 8

Alpha-amanitin affects  

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 9

In bacteria, conjugation between one F + and one F - cells results in

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 10

Vaccination is an example of

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 11

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 12

What does the graphic representation of age groups of a population given below show? 

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 13

The beta oxidation of a saturated odd chain fatty acid in final thiolysis step yields  

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 14

The coordinates of the points of the intersections of the curves y = -x2 and x = -y are

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 15

Match the protein structures in Group A with their description in Group B

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 16

A cell with 46 chromosomes undergoing meiosis will have

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 17

Find out the CORRECT sequence of taxonomic hierarchy.

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 18

Which one of the following is the correct Lineweaver-Burk plot? Where V, Vmax, [S], and KM denote initial velocity, maximum velocity, substrate concentration and Michaelis-Menten constant, respectively. 

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 19

Match the items in Group A with those of the items in Group B

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 20

Which one of the following statements is TRUE for polymerization of actin and microtubules?

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 21

Reduction of nitrate to ammonia is possible by assimilatory and dissimilatory pathways. Which one of the following statements is TRUE?

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 22

Match the inhibitors given in Group A with their site of action in Group B

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 23

Which one of the following figures correctly represents the function f(x) = A0+(A1-A0)exp(-x) (Given  0 < A0 < A1)? 

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 24

Match the items in Group A with those of the items in Group B

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 25

Commensalism is an interaction between two species, in which

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 26

A dominant gene B is responsible for the wild type body color of Drosophila, its recessive allele b produces black body color. A test cross of a wild type female gave 52 black and 58 wild type in the F1. If the wild type F1 females are crossed with black F1 males, what would be the expected genotypic ratio in the F2.  

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 27

Match the precursors of coenzymes (vitamins) listed in  Group A with the type of reactions listed in Group B

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 28

Match the diseases due to inborn errors of amino acid metabolism in Group A with enzyme deficiencies listed in Group B 

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 29

Which one of the following events does NOT occur in fungi during mitosis?

Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 30

Match the plant hormones listed in Group A with their major effects given in Group B. 

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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 31

The sedimentation velocity of particles depends on  

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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 32

Rubisco catalyzes condensation of one molecule of carbon dioxide or oxygen with ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate to yield

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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 33

Cyclic electron flow in higher plants involves

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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 34

Which of the following processes take place after antigenic stimulation of B cells?

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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 35

Which of the following statements are the assumptions of Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium?

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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 36

The intracellular messengers formed by the activation of phosphoinositide cascade are

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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 37

Which of the following events take place in meiosis I but not in meiosis II?

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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 38

Rolling circle model of replication in viruses

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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 39

The conversion of  IMP to AMP needs  

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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 40

Which of the following option(s) is/are TRUE regarding the first derivative and second derivative of the function f(x) shown below? 

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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 41

The number of pairs of contrasting characters in pea pods chosen by Mendel for his study were_____. 


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 42

Circadian rhythms typically have a periodicity of ________ hours. 


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 43

The number of copies of H2B histones found in 50 nucleosomes is _______.  


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 44

The number of hypervariable regions present in one human IgG is __________. 


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 45

If the D-value at 70°C is 0.3 min for spores of Clostridium botulinum, the time taken to reduce 108 spores to one spore is _______minutes. 


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 46

The number of high energy phosphate bonds needed for the formation of aminoacyl-tRNA  is _________.  


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 47

The total number of tetra-peptide chains, where each chain consists of four amino acids (two molecules of Val, one molecule of Ala and one molecule of Ser), is _______. 


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 48

Assuming that malate/aspartate shuttle is operating, the number of ATP molecules generated during complete oxidation of phosphoenol pyruvate to carbon dioxide and water is ______ 


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 49

The assembly of _________ ribosome (in Svedberg units) in prokaryotes requires joining of 50 S and 30 S ribosomal subunits. 


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 50

The diagram below shows offsprings in the F1 and F2 generations 

How many of the following statements are TRUE? _____

(i) On average, one out of four offsprings of heterozygous parents will be homozygous recessive
(ii) The yellow allele is dominant over the green one. However, this does not completely explain why three are yellow and one is green.
(iii) The green allele is dominant over the yellow one
(iv) The F1 generation offsprings are homozygous yellow 


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 51

If the molar extinction coefficient for double stranded DNA at λ260  is 6700, the concentration of DNA solution with the absorbance of 0.268 at λ260 in mM will be ______. Calculate the value up to the second place of decimal. 


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 52

The rectangle of length p meters and width 2 meters is kept inside a square of area 100 square meters such that all four corners of the rectangle touch the sides of the square as shown in the figure below. The value of p is _______ meters. (√2 = 1.414). Keep value of p up to second place of decimal. 


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 53

The value of sin-1(x) − cos-1(-x) is ______. (π = 3.14). Answer up to second place of decimal. 


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 54

The area of the grey region in the figure given below is _______. 


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 55

The number of codons that can be constructed using nucleotides A, G, U, and C, when repetition of nucleotide is not allowed within a codon, is _______. 


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 56

The total surface area of a solid hemisphere of radius 1 cm is ________ cm2. (π = 3.14). Provide value of area up to second place of decimal. 


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 57

ΔS and ΔH for a reaction are 0.1 Kcal.mol-1K-1 and -14.8 Kcal.mol-1, respectively. The free energy (ΔG) for a reaction at t=0oC will be ________ Kcal.mol-1


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 58

For a reaction involving enzymes and substrates, the reaction velocity becomes half of the maximal velocity Vmax when concentration of substrate becomes 1.2×10-2 M. When substrate concentration is 3.6×10-2 M, the reaction velocity will be ______ times Vmax. Answer up to second place of decimal.


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 59

Consider the reaction  where one molecule of Z is disintegrating to form two molecules of X and one molecule of Y with rate k = 50 s-1. Suppose the reaction starts with 10000 molecules of Z at time t = 0. The average number of molecules of X at time t = 55 s will be ________. 


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Biological Science - 2016 Past Year Paper - Question 60

A Ph.D. student visits three research stations X, Y and Z in a random order to collect samples. The probability that the student visits research station Y before visiting research station Z is _______. 


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