Everyday Science Online Quiz Test 08

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Everyday Science Quiz Test 08

A tight-rope walker carries a long pole that he holds across his body. The purpose of this pole is to
(A) Prop him up if he falls
(B) Spread out his weight and reduce the pressure on the rope
(C) To keep the center of gravity always vertically above the rope
(D) None of these

Answer
To keep the center of gravity always vertically above the rope

The sky appears blue because the earth’s atmosphere
(A) Scatters blue light
(B) Reflects blue light
(C) Transmitted blue light
(D) None of these

Answer
Reflects blue light

The property by virtue of which metals can be beaten into thin sheets is known as
(A) Ductility
(B) Conductivity
(C) Malleability
(D) None of these

Answer
Malleability

Which one of the following is the main culprit in the thinning of Ozone layer in the earth’s stratosphere?
(A) Carbon dioxide
(B) Methane
(C) Chlorofluorocarbon
(D) None of these

Answer
Chlorofluorocarbon

Fuse wire is made of
(A) 63% tin and 37% lead
(B) 63% lead and 37% tin
(C) 63% tin and 37% aluminum
(D) None of these

Answer
63% tin and 37% lead

The approximate intensity level of the sound which can cause damage to the ear drum is
(A) 20dB
(B) 60dB
(C) 100dB
(D) None of these

Answer
100dB

A slow-running pendulum clock can be speeded up
(A) Increasing the length of rod
(B) Increasing the weight of the bob
(C) Reducing the length of the rod
(D) None of these

Answer
Reducing the length of the rod

Which gas is commonly used in balloons and airships?
(A) Hydrogen
(B) Helium
(C) Carbon
(D) None of these

Answer
Helium

The working principle of a washing machine is
(A) Centrifugation
(B) Dialysis
(C) Reverse Osmosis
(D) None of these

Answer
Reverse Osmosis

Radioactivity was first discovered by
(A) Newton
(B) Pasteur
(C) Henry Becquerel
(D) None of these

Answer
Henry Becquerel

The major component of honey is
(A) Glucose
(B) Sucrose
(C) Maltose
(D) None of these

Answer
Glucose

The main chemical substance present in the bones and teeth of animals is
(A) Sodium chloride
(B) Sugar
(C) Calcium Phosphate
(D) None of these

Answer
Calcium Phosphate

Water vapor beyond the dew point result in
(A) Precipitation
(B) Hailstorm
(C) Condensation
(D) None of these

Answer
Condensation

The theory of Expanding Universe was first propounded by
(A) Einstein
(B) Newton
(C) Gahleo
(D) None of these

Answer
Einstein

Water has maximum density at
(A) 0 C
(B) 4 C
(C) 4.8 C
(D) None of these

Answer
4.8 C

For being able to see three-dimensional pictures we have to use
(A) A binocular
(B) A camera
(C) An epidiascope
(D) None of these

Answer
A camera

Materials for rain-proof coats and tents owe their water proof properties to
(A) Surface tension
(B) Viscosity
(C) Specific gravity
(D) None of these

Answer
Specific gravity

The absorption of ink by blotting paper involves
(A) Viscosity of ink
(B) Capillary action phenomenon
(C) Diffusion of ink through the blotting
(D) None of these

Answer
Capillary action phenomenon

Detergents dissolved in water help in cleaning clothes by
(A) Increasing the temperature of water
(B) Reacting chemically with dirt
(C) Reducing the surface tension of water
(D) None of these

Answer
Reducing the surface tension of water

The cracking sound heard when dry hair is combed with a hard rubber comb is due to
(A) The hair barging against the charged comb
(B) Small electric sparks
(C) The rubbing of the comb with hair
(D) None of these

Answer
Small electric sparks

In order to prevent the corrosion of iron pipes they are often coated with a layer of zinc. This process is termed as
(A) Electroplating
(B) Annealing
(C) Galvanization
(D) None of these

Answer
Galvanization

Scalding with steam is more severe than scalding by boiling water because
(A) Steam can penetrate the skin
(B) Steam is at a higher temperature
(C) Steam contains more energy than boiling water
(D) None of these

Answer
Steam contains more energy than boiling water

Water is a highly effective coolant for a car engine because
(A) Water is good conductor of heat
(B) Water has very high specific heat capacity
(C) Evaporation of water produces lot of cooling
(D) None of these

Answer
Water is good conductor of heat

A train goes past a railway station at a high speed. A young boy standing on the edge of the platform is likely to
(A) Remain unaffected
(B) Fall away from the train
(C) Fall toward the train
(D) None of these

Answer
Fall toward the train

Which one of the following sets of colour combinations is added in colour vision in TV?
(A) Red, green and blue
(B) Orange, black and violet
(C) White , red and yellow
(D) None of these

Answer
Red, green and blue

A Fahrenheit thermometer indicates temperature of 14°F. Its corresponding reading on the Celsius scale will be
(A) -20C
(B) -10C
(C) +10C
(D) None of these

Answer
-10C

Lead ball falls through water more slowly than through air because
(A) The value of ‘g’ is less than water
(B) Density of air is less than that of water
(C) Of the viscous force in water
(D) None of these

Answer
Of the viscous force in water

The rear view mirror of a motor vehicle is
(A) Concave
(B) Plane
(C) Convex
(D) None of these

Answer
Convex

The primary function of the feathers in birds is to
(A) Provide insulation for preserving body heat
(B) Provide striking surface to the wings for flying
(C) Make the surface body waterproof
(D) None of these

Answer
Provide striking surface to the wings for flying

What is Stealth Technology?
(A) A device which when attached to an aircraft makes it invisible on the radar
(B) A coating which reduces the visibility of an aircraft on a radar
(C) A technology by which it is possible for the aircraft to spy in the enemy air space
(D) None of these

Answer
A coating which reduces the visibility of an aircraft on a radar

Bats can also fly in dark because they are capable of taking the help of
(A) Ultraviolet Waves
(B) Ultrasonic Waves
(C) Electromagnetic Waves
(D) None of these

Answer
Ultrasonic Waves

The Green House Effect is caused by an excess of
(A) Carbon dioxide
(B) Carbon monoxide
(C) Carbon tetra oxide
(D) None of these

Answer
Carbon dioxide

T.V. transmission cannot cover a very large area because
(A) The strength of T.V waves is very limited
(B) The shape of the earth is spherical
(C) the air is not good conductor of light and sound/waves
(D) None of these

Answer
The shape of the earth is spherical

The cow’s milk contains how much amount of water in terms of percentage?
(A) 60%
(B) 65%
(C) 80%
(D) None of these

Answer
80%

Most of the ozone in the atmosphere is concentrated in the
(A) Mesosphere
(B) Stratosphere
(C) Troposphere
(D) None of these

Answer
Stratosphere

An iceberg is floating in sea. How much of its mass will remain above the surface of water?
(A) One tenth
(B) One fifth
(C) One Fourth
(D) None of these

Answer
One tenth

An astronaut inside a spacecraft is in a state of weightlessness. This implies that
(A) The mass of the astronaut is reduced to zero
(B) Gravity inside the space craft ceases to act
(C) the astronaut and the space craft are both in a free-falling state
(D) None of these

Answer
the astronaut and the space craft are both in a free-falling state

The sun appears red at sunrise and sunset while it appears white at noon, because
(A) Of refraction
(B) It is cooler at sunrise and at sunset
(C) Of scattering of light due to dust particles and air molecules
(D) None of these

Answer
Of scattering of light due to dust particles and air molecules

A lake starts freezing because of the cold atmosphere. It will first freeze
(A) At the bottom
(B) In the middle part
(C) At the top surface
(D) None of these

Answer
At the top surface

The beautiful color patterns exhibited by a peacock in its tail feathers are due to
(A) Selective absorption of light
(B) Selective reflection of light
(C) Sinterference of light
(D) None of these

Answer
Selective absorption of light

What is the average adult pulse rate?
(A) 140-150
(B) 115-125
(C) 72-80
(D) None of these

Answer
72-80

When a person enters a dark room from bright light he is not able to see clearly for a little while because the
(A) Eye is unable to adjust itself immediately
(B) Retina becomes insensitive momentarily
(C) Iris is unable to dilate the pupil immediately
(D) None of these

Answer
Iris is unable to dilate the pupil immediately

Which part of the camera is analogue to the retina in the human eye?
(A) Lens
(B) Film
(C) Shutter
(D) None of these

Answer
Film

The most important stimulant in tea leaves is
(A) Brucine
(B) Caffeine
(C) Phenylalanine
(D) None of these

Answer
Caffeine

One light year is equal to
(A) 9.461×105
(B) 9.461×1010
(C) 9.461×1015
(D) 9.461×120

Answer
9.461×105

______ is dry ice.
(A) Frozen water
(B) Liquid Nitrogen
(C) Solid Carbon dioxide
(D) Hydrogen solids

Answer
Solid Carbon dioxide

_____is not a kind of plant.
(A) Acacia
(B) Abacus
(C) Acanthus
(D) None of these

Answer
Abacus

Which of the following is the chief constituent of Bio gas?
(A) Carbon dioxide
(B) Hydrogen
(C) ethane
(D) Methane

Answer
Methane

Super conductivity is a phenomenon in which resistance of a substance
(A) becomes zero at very low temperature
(B) increase with temperature
(C) decrease with temperature
(D) doesn’t change with temperature

Answer
becomes zero at very low temperature

Which of the following gland meant for the production of tears?
(A) Glands of Moll
(B) Lacrimal gland
(C) Harderina gland
(D) Thyroid gland

Answer
Lacrimal gland

Number of teeth in a normal adult dog is
(A) 28
(B) 32
(C) 42
(D) 50

Answer
42

What type of lens is used to correct farsightedness?
(A) Convex lens
(B) Concave lens
(C) Cylindrical lens
(D) Plane glass

Answer
Convex lens

Trachoma is a disease of
(A) Eye
(B) Nose
(C) Skin
(D) Brain

Answer
Eye

Where the food is stored as reserved fuel?
(A) Intestine
(B) Stomach
(C) Liver
(D) Abdomen

Answer
Liver

Which of the following atom does not have a neutron?
(A) Oxygen
(B) Hydrogen
(C) Carbon
(D) Nitrogen

Answer
Hydrogen

Drugs used for induce sleep are called
(A) Antibodies
(B) Analgesics
(C) Sedatives
(D) Tranquilizers

Answer
Sedatives

Drugs used for relieve pain is known as?
(A) Analgesics
(B) Antibiotics
(C) Sedatives
(D) Tranquilizers

Answer
Analgesics

Which of the following planet is the fastest revolving planet of solar system?
(A) Mercury
(B) Venus
(C) Mars
(D) Neptune

Answer
Mercury

Amnesia is a form of _____ loss.
(A) memory
(B) sight
(C) hearing
(D) sleeping

Answer
memory

The disease that is transmitted through milk is
(A) Diphtheria
(B) Cholera
(C) Jaundice
(D) Tuberculosis

Answer
Tuberculosis

Hygrometer is an instrument used to measure
(A) Purity of milk
(B) Humidity
(C) Gravity of liquid
(D) None of these

Answer
Humidity

The digit zero was discovered by
(A) William Thomsphson Kelvin
(B) Ibn Rushd
(C) Al Khawarzmi
(D) Robert Hook

Answer
Al Khawarzmi

Which of the following elements do protiens, fats and carbohydrates have in common?
(A) carbon
(B) nitrogen sodium
(C) sodium
(D) sulphur

Answer
carbon

Micro-organism which is capable of producing a disease condition is said to be
(A) aerobic
(B) auto-tropic
(C) Pure
(D) pathogenic

Answer
pathogenic

To every action there is an equal and opposite reaction is
(A) Newton’s First Law of Motion
(B) Newton’s Second Law of Motion
(C) Newton’s Third Law of Motion
(D) None of these

Answer
Newton’s Third Law of Motion

Which of the following disease is caused by deficiency of vitamin A?
(A) Night blindness
(B) Rickets
(C) Scurvy
(D) Hairfall

Answer
Night blindness

Which of the following is the best conductor of electricity?
(A) Lead
(B) Gold
(C) Copper
(D) Silver

Answer
Silver

Which of the following substance is used in match sticks?
(A) Zinc
(B) Acid
(C) Phosphorous
(D) Sulphur

Answer
Phosphorous

Which of the following gland is responsible for the secretion of insulin?
(A) Heart
(B) Liver
(C) Kidneys
(D) Pancreas

Answer
Pancreas

Braille system is developed for _____ people to help them read and write.
(A) Dumb
(B) Blind
(C) Deaf
(D) Paralytic

Answer
Blind

The disease which is caused due to shortage of red blood cells is
(A) Anaemia
(B) T.B
(C) Leukemia
(D) Meningitis

Answer
Anaemia

Which disease is more common in women than men?
(A) Gastritis
(B) Coronary thrombosis
(C) Rheumatoid arthritis
(D) Rheumatoid arthritis

Answer
Rheumatoid arthritis

The thyroid gland is located
(A) Near the liver
(B) At the black of neck
(C) In the brain
(D) In the lung

Answer
At the black of neck

Which of the following vitamin affects the ability to see in dim light?
(A) D
(B) C
(C) B
(D) A

Answer
A

Which of the following vitamin affects the ability to see in dim light?
(A) D
(B) C
(C) B
(D) A

Answer
A

Carrots are good source of vitamin _____ , especially when taken raw.
(A) D
(B) A
(C) E
(D) C

Answer
A

Which of the following is the fastest rotating planet of our solar system?
(A) Venus
(B) Jupiter
(C) Neptune
(D) Mercury

Answer
Jupiter

Which of the planet is known as the body guard planet of the Earth?
(A) Mercury
(B) Venus
(C) Mars
(D) Jupiter

Answer
Jupiter

Meteorology is the scientific study of
(A) Plants
(B) Insects
(C) Weather
(D) Space

Answer
Weather

Which of the following vitamin affects the ability to see in dim light?
(A) D
(B) C
(C) B
(D) A

Answer
A

Carrots are good source of vitamin _____ , especially when taken raw.
(A) D
(B) A
(C) E
(D) C

Answer
A

Bacteria is a/an
(A) chemical
(B) animal
(C) insect
(D) plant

Answer
plant

Which of the following quantity remains unchanged in a transformer?
(A) Voltage
(B) Current
(C) Frequency
(D) None of these

Answer
Frequency

Which of the following is the example of a non-ohmic material?
(A) Copper wire
(B) Silver
(C) Diode
(D) Carbon resistance

Answer
Diode

The energy supplied to unit charge by the cell is called
(A) E.m.f
(B) Potential difference
(C) Power
(D) None of these

Answer
E.m.f

Pale-green is a characteristic flame colour of
(A) Barium
(B) Sodium
(C) Calcium
(D) Strontium

Answer
Barium

The long chains of monosaccharides are called
(A) Oils
(B) Vitamins
(C) Proteins
(D) Carbohydrates

Answer
Carbohydrates

Group VIII elements are generally called
(A) Alkali metals
(B) Nobel gases
(C) Coinage elements
(D) Halogens

Answer
Noble gases

The alcohol with greater reactivity with respect to the cleavage of its O-H bond is?
(A) Ter-alcohol
(B) Sec-alcohol
(C) Pri-alcohol
(D) CH3OH

Answer
CH3OH

Ethers can be prepared by the reaction of alkyl halides with
(A) PbO
(B) Na2O
(C) Na2O
(D) Ag2O

Answer
Ag2O

Nail polish remover is composed of
(A) Ethyl alcohol and ethyl acetate
(B) Acetic acid and Acetone
(C) Acetone and ethyl alcohol
(D) Acetone and ethyl acetate

Answer
Acetone and ethyl acetate

After fertilizer in plants, the fruit develops from
(A) Ovary wall
(B) Ovule wall
(C) Petals
(D) Anther

Answer
Ovary wall

Which part of the female reproductive system receives egg cells from the ovary?
(A) Cervix
(B) Uterus
(C) Fallopian tube
(D) None of these

Answer
Fallopian tube

An Organism has two different alleles for a single trait. Its genotype is said to be
(A) Hemizygous
(B) Homozygous
(C) Homologous
(D) Heterozygous

Answer
Heterozygous

Which of the following quantity changes when a charged particle moves at right angle to magnetic field
(A) Increased
(B) Decreased
(C) Remain constant
(D) None of these

Answer
Decreased

The magnetic field outside a solenoid is
(A) Zero
(B) Negligible
(C) Infinite
(D) Strong

Answer
Negligible

Processes that carry nerve impulses away from the cell body are called
(A) Synapses
(B) Myelin sheath
(C) Dendrites
(D) Axons

Answer
Axons

The portion of the nervous system that is involuntary in action
(A) Autonomic nervous system
(B) Somatic nervous system
(C) Sensory nervous system
(D) Motor nervous system

Answer
Autonomic nervous system

Insulin and glucagon are produced in the
(A) Liver
(B) Pancreas
(C) Anterior pituitary
(D) Hypothalamus

Answer
Pancreas

The industrial smog contains smoke mixed with
(A) CO2
(B) SO3
(C) SO2
(D) O3

Answer
SO2

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