Forensic Botany

DIATOMS: A Marvelous Living Organism

Most Common Indian Poisonous Plants

Passage related MCQ

Read the paragraph and answer the objective questions given at the end of it:

In summer a decomposed unidentified dead body was found floating in a river. The postmortem examination revealed the presence of weeds in the hand of the deceased. The internal examination of deceased body showed the presence of froth in trachea and diatoms in the lungs.


Diatoms are microscopic unicellular, photosynthetic, eukaryotic algae that inhabit almost all bodies of water.



Cannabis is derived from the cannabis plant (cannabis sativa). It grows wild in many of the tropical and temperate areas of the world.

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