Q. Consider the following statements:
1.Cobra is a species of highly venomous snake.
2.Cobra is widely distributed over Asia and Africa.
3.Cobra venoms do not exhibit cytotoxic effects.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 and 2 are correct. Cobra is a species of highly venomous snake. Cobra is widely distributed over Asia and Africa.

Statement 3 is incorrect. Cobra venoms are neurotoxic in nature and as per a recreant study, the venom also exhibit cytotoxic effects.

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