Solved Paper Food Safety Officer 2018 [Part-1] – HPSSC Hamirpur

By | October 11, 2018

Food Safety Officer 2018

Series A

Post Code 657

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1. Which of the following is not a lymphoid tissue?

  1. Spleen
  2. Tonsils
  3. Appendix
  4. Thymus

2. A person with sickle cell anaemia is

  1. More prone to malaria
  2. More prone to typhoid
  3. Less prone to malaria
  4. Less prone to typhoid

3. Antigens are present

  1. Inside nucleus
  2. On the cell surface
  3. Inside cytoplasm
  4. On nuclear membrane

4. Disease associated with secretion of a toxin is

  1. TB
  2. AIDS
  3. Tetanus
  4. Food poisoning

5. Excessive consumption of alcohol leads to

  1. Loss of memory
  2. Cirrhosis of liver
  3. State of hallucination
  4. Suppression of brain function

6. The increased asthmatic attack in certain seasons are related to

  1. Low temperature
  2. Hot and humid environment
  3. Eating fruits preserved in tin containers
  4. Inhalation of seasonal pollens

7. The interferons are

  1. Antiviral proteins
  2. Antibiotic proteins
  3. Antigenic proteins
  4. Antibacterial particles

8. Amphetamines are

  1. Narcotics
  2. Sedatives
  3. Stimulants
  4. Hallucinogens

9. Bovine spongiform encephalopathy is a disease caused by prions in a

  1. Man
  2. Potato
  3. Cow
  4. Sheep

10. Which of the following is an opioid drug?

  1. Heroin
  2. Cocaine
  3. Hashish
  4. Charas

11. Metastasis is associated with

  1. Malignant tumor
  2. Benign tumor
  3. Both a and b
  4. None of these

12. Athlete’s foot disease is caused by

  1. Rickettsia
  2. Candida albicans
  3. Tinea capitis
  4. Tinea pedis

13. Which of the following is associated with smoking?

  1. Bronchitis
  2. Lung cancer
  3. Emphysema
  4. All of these

14. Lysine and Tryptophan are

  1. Proteins
  2. Non-essential amino acids
  3. Essential amino acids
  4. None of these

15. Which of the following is a marine fish?

  1. Rohu
  2. Hilsa
  3. Catla
  4. Common carp

16. Which of the following is a disease of poultry?

  1. Anthrax
  2. Pebrine disease
  3. Ranikhet disease
  4. Foot and Mouth disease

17. Mule is a product of

  1. Inbreeding
  2. Mutation
  3. Recombination
  4. Interspecies hybridization

18. The world’s highly prized wool yielding ‘Pashmina ‘breed is

  1. Sheep
  2. Goat
  3. Goat-sheep cross
  4. None of these

19. ‘Norman Borlaug’ is associated with

  1. Blue revolution
  2. White revolution
  3. Yellow revolution
  4. Green revolution

20. The ability of plant cells to regenerate the complete plants is known as

  1. Totipotency
  2. Pleuropotency
  3. Cell cloning
  4. Tissue culture

21. Bull’s semen is stored in

  1. Ice
  2. Liquid N2
  3. Liquid Co2
  4. Liquid O2

22. Pebrine is a disease of

  1. Cattle
  2. Silkworm
  3. Hen
  4. Fish

23. The best milk breed in the world is

  1. Chittagong
  2. Deoni
  3. Holstein-friesain
  4. Sindhi

24. Blindness prevented by use of which crop in a poor country?

  1. Golden rice
  2. Wheat
  3. Maize
  4. Oat

25. Heating milk at 65 degrees C followed by sudden cooling is known as

  1. Sterilization
  2. Preservation
  3. Pasteurization
  4. Fermentation

26. The most commonly maintained species of bee by beekeepers is

  1. Apies mellifera
  2. Apies dorsata
  3. Apies indica
  4. Apies florae

27. ‘Jaya and ‘Ratna’ developed for the green revolution in India are the varieties of

  1. Maize
  2. Rice
  3. Wheat
  4. Bajra

28. Apiculture is associated with which of the following groups of plants?

  1. Grapes, maize, potato
  2. Sugarcane, paddy, banana
  3. Guava, sunflower, strawberry
  4. Pineapple, sugarcane, strawberry

29. Breeding crops for improved nutritional quality is referred to as

  1. Biomagnification
  2. Bioremediation
  3. Biofortification
  4. Biomining

30. Which of the following Bt crops is being grown in India by farmers?

  1. Maize
  2. Cotton
  3. Brinjal
  4. Soyabean

31. Production of Vinegar is by

  1. Aspergillus
  2. Pseudomonas
  3. Closteridium
  4. Gluconobacter

32. Golden rice is a genetically modified crop where the incorportant gene is meant for biosynthesis of

  1. Vitamin A
  2. Vitamin C
  3. Vitamin K
  4. None of these

33. Which of the following is a variety of Brassica?

  1. Pusa Swamim
  2. Pusa Guarav
  3. Pusa Kamal
  4. Both A and B

34. Heterosis is

  1. Hybrid vigour
  2. Pollen sterility
  3. Pollen-pistil compatibility
  4. Hybrid compatibility

35. Probiotics are

  1. Cancer-inducing microbes
  2. Safe antibiotics
  3. Live microbial food supplements
  4. Food Allergens

36. An organism used as a biofertilizer for raising soyabean crop is

  1. Azotobacter
  2. Azospirillum
  3. Rhizobium
  4. Nostoc

37. To speed up the malting process in the brewing industry, the growth hormone used is

  1. Auxin
  2. Gibberellic acid
  3. Kinetin
  4. Ethylene

38. Lactic acid bacteria grow in milk and convert it to curd and improve its nutitional quality by increasing

  1. Vitamin A
  2. Vitamin B12
  3. Vitamin B1
  4. Vitamin C and A

39. An alga which can be employed as food for a human being is

  1. Chlorella
  2. Ulothrix
  3. Polysiphonia
  4. Spirogyra

40. Microbe responsible for converting milk into curd is

  1. Penicillium
  2. Aspergillus
  3. Saccharomyces
  4. Lactobacillus

41. Cheese maturation is connected with

  1. Aspergillus oryzae
  2. Aspergillus niger
  3. Penicillium camembertii
  4. Penicillium chrysogenum

42. Citric acid is obtained from

  1. Aspergillus niger
  2. Polyporus sp.
  3. Penicillium notatum
  4. Saccharmoyces cerevisiae

43. Which of the following are used in gene cloning?

  1. Nucleotides
  2. Lomasomes
  3. Mesosomes
  4. Plasmids

44. Gene amplification using primers can be done by

  1. Microinjection
  2. ELISA
  3. Polymerase chain reaction
  4. Gene electrophoresis

45. Viral genome incorporated into host DNA is called

  1. Prophase
  2. Prophage
  3. Bacteriophage
  4. None of these

46. Chemical knives of DNA are

  1. Endonucleases
  2. Polymerases
  3. Ligases
  4. Transcriptase

47. In RNAi, genes are silenced using

  1. ssDNA
  2. dsDNA
  3. dsRNA
  4. ssRNA

48. To confirm ELISA for AIDS, which of the following is used?

  1. Western blotting
  2. Northern blotting
  3. Southern blotting
  4. Eastern blotting

49. Which is used for the preparation of bread?

  1. Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  2. Lactobacillus sp.
  3. Streptobacillus sp.
  4. Aspergillus sp.

50. Meat is a good source of

  1. Protein
  2. Iron
  3. B complex vitamins
  4. All of these

51. Highest egg-producing state in India is

  1. Punjab
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Andhra Pradesh

52. Who is the father of the white revolution?

  1. M.S. Swaminathan
  2. V. Kurien
  3. C. Subramanyam
  4. None of these

53. Which of the following is known as ‘Poor man’s cow’?

  1. Sheep
  2. Buffalo
  3. Chicken
  4. Goat

54. First veterinary college in India was started at

  1. Bombay
  2. Kolkata
  3. Chennai
  4. Bangalore

55. Double ceaca are present in

  1. Pig
  2. Fowl
  3. Horse
  4. Cow

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