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Quiz

1. What is the approximate mean velocity with which the earth moves round the sun in its orbit ?

(1) 20 Km/s
(2) 30 Km/s
(3) 40 Km/s
(4) 50 Km/s

2. What does the term Dolby B or Dolby C printed on tape recorders and other sound systems refer to ?

(1) Frequency Modulated System
(2) Amplitude Modulated System
(3) Noise Reduction Circuit
(4) Both DC and AC power can be used

3. In the context of alternative sources of energy, ethanol as a visable bio-fuel can be obtained from ?

(1) Rice
(2) Potato
(3) Wheat
(4) Sugarcane

4. Which among the following do/does not belong to the GSM family of wireless technologies ?

(1) DSL
(2) EDGE
(3) LTE
(4) Both (2) and (3) are correct

5. For reproducing sound, a CD (Compact Disc) audio player uses a ?

(1) laser beam
(2) quartz crystal
(3) titanium needle
(4) barium titanate ceramic

6. Which one of the following types of glass can cut of f ultravoilet rays ?

(1) crookes glass
(2) soda glass
(3) jena glass
(4) pyrex glass

7. Which one of the following acids is used for washing wounds ?

(1) Benzioc acid
(2) Boric acid
(3) oxalic acid
(4) None of the above

8. Which among the following is credited with the discovery of the neutrons?

(1) Bohr
(2) Dalton
(3) Rutherford
(4) Chadwick

9. Which one of the following inert gases is not present in the atmospheric air?

(1) Radon
(2) Neon
(3) Argon
(4) Helium

10. Anosmia is ?

(1) Loss of the sense of taste
(2) Loss of the sense of smell
(3) Loss of the sense of touch
(4) Loss of the sense of heat

11. Spondylitis is the name of a disease that affects the ?

(1) Brain cells
(2) Kidney
(3) Spinal column
(4) None of the above

12. Which of the following acts as an insulator against heat, cold and as a shock-absorber in the body ?

(1) Subcutaneous fat layer
(2) Dermis
(3) Epidermis
(4) None of the above

13. Which of the following is the largest part of the human brain ?

(1) Cerebellum
(2) Cerebrum
(3) Medulla oblongata
(4) Midbrain

14. Decibel is the unit to measure ?

(1) Sound waves
(2) Sound level
(3) Velocity of sound
(4) None of the above

15. For which production is 'Sao Paulo' famous ?

(1) Coffee
(2) Cotton
(3) Tea
(4) Maize

16. The author of 'Tomorrow's Biodiversity' is ?

(1) Anil Agrawal
(2) G.C. Pandey
(3) M.S. Swaminathan
(4) Vandana Sharma

17. The function which is not done by kidney is ?

(1) Recreation
(2) Reabsorption
(3) Respiration
(4) Ultrafiltration

18. Insects are too active because ?

(1) All organs are directly supplied with air
(2) Their blood vascular system is open
(3) They are small in size
(4) They comprise the largest group of animals

19. Where is the headquarters of National Fisheries Development Board situated ?

(1) Bangalore
(2) Chennai
(3) Hyderabad
(4) New Delhi

20. Vitamin which is fat-soluble is ?

(1) Vitamin A
(2) Vitamin B
(3) Vitamin B12
(4) Vitamin C

21. The planet closest to the sun is ?

(1) Earth
(2) Mars
(3) Mercury
(4) Venus

22. What is the chromosome number in a human ovum ?

(1) 24
(2) 46
(3) 48
(4) None of these

23. When male and female flowers are borne on different plants, the plant is said to be ?

(1) Bisexual
(2) Dichlamydeous
(3) Dioecious
(4) Monoecious

24. The artificial kidney operates on the principle of ?

(1) Active transport
(2) Diffusion
(3) Dialysis
(4) Osmosis

25. The average length of human pregnancy is ?

(1) 34-40 Weeks
(2) 34-36 Weeks
(3) 36-38 Weeks
(4) 38-40 Weeks

26. The sex of a child is determined by the ?

(1) Blood group of the father
(2) Rh factor of the parents
(3) Chromosomes of the father
(4) Chromosomes of the mother

27. Which one of the following plants has the largest flower ?

(1) Chrysanthemum
(2) Sunflower
(3) Rafflesia
(4) Zinnia

28. Which of the following plant disease is caused by mineral deficiency ?

(1) Heart rot of beets
(2) Red rot of sugarcane
(3) Ring rot of potato
(4) Wilt of cotton

29. The Central Rice Research Institute Of India is located at ?

(1) Cuttack
(2) Culcutta
(3) Bangalore
(4) Mysore

30. Two national parks highly populated with one-horned rhinoceros are ?

(1) Buracharpori and Kochmora
(2) Kaziranga and Orang
(3) Kaziranga and Pabitro
(4) Manas and Laokhowa

31. When a child is born, its blood ?

(1) Ceases to pass from one atrium to the other
(2) Carries wastes for the first time
(3) Flows for the first time
(4) Reverses its flow through the heart

32. Atoms of different elements, which have same difference in the number of neutrons and protons, are called ?

(1) Isobars
(2) Isodiapheres
(3) Isotones
(4) Isohytes

33. Cogl gas is a mixture of several gases. Which one of the following constitutes the largest bulk of its composition ?

(1) Carbonmonoxide
(2) Carbondioxide
(3) Hydrogen
(4) Methane

34. Which one of the following is generally used as control rods in a nuclear reactor ?

(1) Aluminium
(2) Cadmium
(3) Carbon
(4) Indium

35. Which one of the following halogens is used as insecticide ?

(1) Bromine
(2) Chlorine
(3) Fluorine
(4) Iodine

36. Galena and cinabar are ores of which one of the following ?

(1) Phosphorous
(2) Mercury
(3) Lead
(4) Sulphur

37. Brimstone used in matches, gunpowder, vulcanising rubbet, etc is chemically ?

(1) Carbon
(2) Phosphorous
(3) Sulphur
(4) Lead

38. Which was the first organic compound to be synthesized in laboratory from non-living resources ?

(1) Alcohol
(2) Ether
(3) Formaldehyde
(4) Urea

39. Tincture of iodine consists of which one of the following ?

(1) A precipitate of iodine in water
(2) A solution of iodine in alcohol
(3) A solution of iodine in KI solution
(4) A solution of iodine in water

40. At what distance should a person stand from a reflecting plane to hear his own echo ?

(1) 28 Feet
(2) 56 Feet
(3) 100 Feet
(4) 224 Feet

41. Which planet in space resembles earth in mass, shape and density ?

(1) Mercury
(2) Mars
(3) Saturn
(4) Venus

42. Scientist who discovered radium was ?

(1) Albert Einstein
(2) Benzamin Franklin
(3) John Dalton
(4) Madam Curie

43. Which among the following acid is present in lemon and grape fruit ?

(1) Ascorbic acid
(2) Citric acid
(3) Lactic acid
(4) Tartaric acid

44. Which among the following fertilizers contains the highest percentage of nitrogen ?

(1) Ammonium nitrate
(2) Calcium ammonium nitrate
(3) Calcium nitrate
(4) Urea

45. A substance which is a cause of pollution due to fuel combustion is ?

(1) Carbon dioxide
(2) Glass
(3) Manganese
(4) Zinc

46. Newly discovered high temperature super conductors are ?

(1) Ceramic Oxide
(2) Inorganic Polymer
(3) Metal Alloys
(4) Pure Rare Earth Metal

47. Which metal is mixed in gold while making ornaments ?

(1) Platinum
(2) Copper
(3) Silver
(4) Zinc

48. Substance which is used as a food preservative is ?

(1) Acetic acid
(2) Benzoic acid
(3) Tartaric acid
(4) Sodium carbonate

49. A polymeric substance used to make parachute is ?

(1) Cotton
(2) Rayon
(3) Terylene
(4) Viscose

50. Which of the following alloys is used for making mangnets ?

(1) Alnico
(2) Duralumin
(3) Magnalium
(4) Stainless steel

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