NEET Practice Questions - AIIMS - Aptitude

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Enzymes enhance the rate of reaction by                            [2000] 

(a) Forming a reactant-product complex

(b) Changing the equilibrium point of the reaction

(c) Combining with the product as soon as it is formed

(d) Lowering the activation energy of the reaction


Macromolecule chitin is                                                   [2013]

(a) Nitrogen containing polysaccharide

(b) Phosphorous containing polysaccharide

(c) Sulphur containing polysaccharide

(d) Simple polysaccharide


One turn of the helix in a B-form DNA is approximately                                [2006]

(a) 0.34 nm

(b) 3.4 nm

(c) 2 nm

(d) 20 nm


Which of the following statements regarding enzyme inhibition is correct?                       [2005]

(a) Competitive inhibition is seen when a substrate competes with an enzyme for binding to an inhibitor protein

(b) Competitive inhibition is seen when the substrate and the inhibitor compete for the active site on the enzyme

(c) Non-competitive inhibition of an enzyme can be overcome by adding large amount of substrate

(d) Non-competitive inhibitors often bind to the enzyme irreversibly 

 


If DNA percentage of thymine is 20. What is the percentage of guanine?                         [2002]

(a) 20%

(b) 40%

(c) 30%

(d) 60%


Which is wrong about nucleic acids?                                 [1993]

(a) DNA is single stranded in some viruses

(b) RNA is double stranded occasionally

(c) Length of one helix is 45 Å in B-DNA

(d) One turn of Z-DNA has 12 bases


Cellulose, the most important constituent of plant cell wall is made of                     [1998]

(a) Unbranched chain of glucose molecules linked by α 1, 4-glycosidic bond

(b) Branched chain of glucose molecules linked by β 1, 4-glycosidic bond in straight chain and α, 1, 6-glycosidic bond at the site of branching

(c) Unbranched chain of glucose molecules linked by β 1, 4-glycosidic bond

(d) Branched chain of glucose molecules linked by α 1, 6-glycosidic bond at the site of branching


Given below is the diagrammatic representation of one of the categories of the small molecular weight organic compounds in the living tissues. Identify the category shown and the one blank component X in it.

                                                          [2012]

      Category                             Component

(a) Cholesterol                            Guanine

(b) Amino acid                            NH2

(c) Nucleotide                             Adenine

(d) Nucleoside                            Uracil


Cytochrome is                          [2001]

(a) Metallo flavoproteins

(b) Fe containing porphyrin pigment

(c) Glycoprotein

(d) Lipid 


The most abundant element present in plants is                               [2004]

(a) Carbon

(b) Nitrogen

(c) Manganese

(d) Iron