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GATE QUESTIONS - LIFE SCIENCES (XL)

Gate Questions for Life Sciences likely to be asked for Gate 2014 is given here. Sample Questions given here will be helpful for all writing life sciences XL paper in Gate 2014. Model Question Papers with Answers for Life Sciences have been prepared affter evaluating previous years questions in Gate.Exam contains Seven sections: GA (General Aptitude), H (Chemistry), I (Biochemistry), J (Botany), K (Microbiology), L (Zoology) and M (Food Technology). Section GA (General Aptitude) and Section H (Chemistry) are compulsory. Attempt any two optional sections I through M

LIFE SCIENCES  (XL) - GATE 2014 - SAMPLE QUESTIONS

General Aptitude (GA) Questions (Compulsory)

Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following 
sentence:
Given the seriousness of the situation that he had to face, his ___ was impressive.
(A) beggary (B) nomenclature (C) jealousy (D) nonchalance

CHEMISTRY (H) Questions (Compulsory)

As predicted by MO theory, the bond order and magnetic nature of NO+ are
(A) three and paramagnetic (B) two and diamagnetic (C) two and paramagnetic (D) three and diamagnetic


BIOCHEMISTRY (I) Questions 

Which one of the following pairs of amino-acids in the protein has high propensity to take up the 
α-helix conformation?
(A) Gly-Asp (B) Pro-His (C) Gly-Pro (D) Ala-Arg    (Continue full questions)


BOTANY (J) Questions 

Which of the following best represents the flow of energy through an ecosystem?
(A) Producers -> Primary consumers -> Secondary consumers
(B) Sun -> Producers -> Secondary consumers -> Primary consumers
(C) Sun -> Producers -> Primary consumers -> Secondary consumers
(D) Secondary consumers -> Primary consumers -> Producers -> Sun (Continue full questions)

MICROBIOLOGY (K) Questions 

The first step in the replication of a virus with the reverse transcriptase deals with the synthesis of 
(A) complementary strand of RNA (B) double stranded RNA
(C) complementary strand of DNA (D) double stranded DNA  (Continue full questions)

ZOOLOGY (L) Questions 

Trees in the equatorial region of earth supply oxygen into the atmosphere that sustains species 
living in distant polar regions. This relationship is called as 
(A) mutualism (B) symbiosis (C) commensalism (D) parasitism  (Continue full questions)

FOOD TECHNOLOGY (M) Questions 

A mild heat treatment of foods that destroys pathogens and extends its shelf life is called
(A) Baking (B) Blanching (C) Sterilization (D) Pasteurization 
(Continue full questions)

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