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Anti-Microbial Peptide

Recently, Indian Institute of Science (IISc.) has designed an Anti-Microbial Peptide (AMP) that can kill a specific multi-drug resistant bacterium. What is the name of the bacterium?


Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)

Recently new state of art Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) facility was inaugurated at which of the following given place?


​Scramjet And Ramjet

Consider the following statements with respect to Scramjet and Ramjet:

  1. Scramjet is a type of experimental engine designed for speeds greater than that of sound whereas Ramjet isn’t.
  2. The scramjet is an innovation on the ramjet in which the combustion chamber is specially designed to operate with supersonic airflow.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Artificial Leaf

‘Artificial leaf’ often seen in the news is related to?


Biopolymers

Consider the following statements with respect to Biopolymers:

  1. Biopolymers are biodegradable in nature.
  2. Biopolymers are carbon negative.
  3. Lipids and Peptides are biopolymers.

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Bacteriophage

Consider the following statements:

  1. All bacteriophages are composed of a nucleic acid molecule that is surrounded by a protein structure.
  2. New bacteriophages assemble and burst out of the bacterium in a process called transduction.

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Bacteriophage

Bacteriophage’ sometimes seen in the news is:


Composite Materials

Consider the following statements about Composite Materials:

  1. Composite materials have high expansion under thermal environment making them ideal materials for spacecraft applications.
  2. Plywood is an example of composite material.

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Eutrophication

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Eutrophication’:

  1. Eutrophication can occur in both freshwater and saltwater systems.
  2. Excess nitrogen often causes eutrophication in freshwater, while phosphorus is responsible for the phenomena in saltwater.

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Eutrophication

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Eutrophication’:

  1. Increase in air pollution leads to eutrophication of water bodies.
  2. Eutrophication is the decrease in the nutrients of the water body.
  3. Its one of the outcomes is ‘Algal Boom’.

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