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MCAT Practice Test

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  • Test consists of sections: Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
  • Each MCQ has four options (A, B, C, D).  Select only one option. Each correct response gets 1 mark.
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BIOLOGY

Q. 1. When food passes through alimentary canal, the proteins are digested in:

  1. Mouth, stomach and duodenum
  2. Stomach, pancreas and caecum
  3. Stomach, duodenum and ileum
  4. Duodenum, ileum and live

Q. 2. Which blood vessel carries absorbed food material from intestine to the liver?

  1. Vena cava
  2. Hepatic artery
  3. Hepatic vein
  4. Hepatic portal vein

Q. 3. Which two elements are needed for the production of chlorophyll:

  1. Phosphorus and Sulfur
  2. Chlorine and Copper
  3. Magnesium and Iron
  4. Calcium and Phosphorus

Q. 4. When a person faces an unexpected threat, which hormone is activated as a defensive response?

  1. Cortisone
  2. Androgens
  3. Adrenaline
  4. Nora-adrenaline

Q. 5. The information coded on the mRNA is decoded into:

  1. Fats
  2. Proteins
  3. Amino acids
  4. Carbohydrates

Q. 6. All of the following plants have a life history that includes alternation of generations, except:

  1. Liverwort
  2. Horsetail
  3. Spirogyra
  4. Moss

Q. 7. Milk produced initially by the mammary glands contains special lymph-like fluid that is called:

  1. Amniotic fluid
  2. Colostrum
  3. Pleural fluid
  4. Serum

Q. 8. If a man having blood group AB marries a woman who is heterozygous for blood group, what is the probability of their first child having blood group B?

  1. 100 %
  2. 50 %
  3. 25 %
  4. 0 %

Q. 9. The ‘Synapse’ is a:

  1. Part of neuron
  2. Part of axon
  3. Chemical impulse
  4. Gap between neurons

Q. 10. The under-secretion of para-thormone causes:

  1. Decrease in blood phosphorus level
  2. Decrease in blood calcium level
  3. Increase in blood phosphorus level
  4. Increase in blood calcium level

Q. 11. Which of following must be present in human’s diet to prevent thyroxin deficiency?

  1. Iron
  2. Calcium
  3. Iodine
  4. Phosphorus

Q. 12. The heart of, majority of reptiles, has

  1. Three chambers
  2. Four chambers
  3. Six chambers
  4. Five chambered

Q. 13. Which of the following glands is known as “master gland”?

  1. Thyroid
  2. Pituitary
  3. Island of Langerhans
  4. Adrenal

Q. 14. The sexual reproduction in Rhizopus is:

  1. Anisogamous
  2. Conjugation
  3. Oogamous
  4. Ogamous and anisogamous

Q. 15. If a person having Rh-negative blood is given Rh-positive blood by mistake, it will stimulate formation of:

  1. Rh-antigens
  2. Blood clots
  3. Rh-antibodies
  4. None of them

Q. 16. The breathing system of birds is efficient due to:

  1. Gills
  2. Trachea
  3. Air sacs
  4. Book lungs

Q. 17. Spiders can be distinguished from insects because it has

  1. Two antennae
  2. Eight legs
  3. Jointed legs
  4. Separated head, thorax and abdomen

Q. 18. Besides calcium, the mammalian’s skeleton also stores a huge amount of:

  1. Phosphorus
  2. Sulfur
  3. Iron
  4. Nitrogen

Q. 19. The pigment, in Blue-green algae, that distinguishes it from other the algae is:

  1. Chlorophyll-a
  2. Phycobillin
  3. Chlorophyll-b
  4. Xanthophylls

Q. 20. An example of discontinuous variation is reflected by :

  1. Height
  2. Intelligence
  3. Blood group
  4. Weight
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