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Question: What is the major role of a greenhouse gas that contributes to temperature rise of the Earth's surfa

1

Stops both incoming sunlight and outgoing infrared radiation

2

Transparent to both incoming sunlight and outgoing infrared radiation

3

Lets incoming sunlight pass through but stops outgoing infrared radiation

4

Lets outgoing infrared radiation pass through but stops incoming sunlight

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Who invented chloroform as anaesthetic?

1

Edward Jenner

2

James Simpson

3

Alexander Fleming

4

Christian Barnard

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Who invented the ball-point pen:

1

Lazzlo Biro

2

Curie

3

Newton

4

Baird

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Chlorophyll is a naturally occurring chelate compound in which central metal is

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copper

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magnesium

3

iron

4

calcium

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Which of the following is used in pencils?

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Graphite

2

Silicon

3

Charcoal

4

Phosphorous

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Bromine is a

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black solid

2

red liquid

3

colourless gas

4

highly inflammable gas

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Tetraethyl lead is used as

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pain killer

2

fire extinguisher

3

mosquito repellent

4

petrol additive

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Which of the following is used as a lubricant?

1

Graphite

2

Silica

3

Iron Oxide

4

Diamond

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Which of the following is biodegradable?

1

D.D.T.

2

Paper

3

Plastic

4

Aluminium

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Which of the gas is not known as green house gas?

1

Methane

2

Nitrous oxide

3

Carbon dioxide

4

Hydrogen

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The variety of coal in which the deposit contains recognisable traces of the original plant material

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bitumen

2

anthracite

3

lignite

4

peat

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The property of a substance to absorb moisture from the air on exposure is called

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osmosis

2

deliquescence

3

efflorescence

4

desiccation

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: In which of the following activities silicon carbide is used?

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Making cement and glass

2

Disinfecting water of ponds

3

cutting very hard substances

4

Making casts for statues

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The average salinity of sea water is

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3%

2

3.5%

3

2.5%

4

2%

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: X-rays were discovered by -

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Roentgen

2

H.Davy

3

Lavoisier

4

Faraday

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Which among the following elements (metals) pollutes the air of a city having large number of automo

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Lead

2

Nickel

3

Chromium

4

Cadmium

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Venkataraman Ramakrishnan was jointly awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry in the year 2009 for the:

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theory of electron transfer

2

studies of the structure and function of the ribosome

3

palladium catalysed cross couplings in organic synthesis

4

work in the area of olefin metathesis

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Consider the following statements with regard to the renewable Energy Certificate (REC) Mechanism la

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1 only

2

2 only

3

Both 1 and 2

4

Neither 1 nor 2

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Carbon dioxide is called greenhouse gas because

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it is used in photosynthesis

2

ts absorbs infrared radiation

3

it emits visible radiation

4

its concentration remains always higher than other gases

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Washing soda is the common name for

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Sodium carbonate

2

Calcium bicarbonate

3

Sodium bicarbonate

4

Calcium carbonate

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Quartz crystals normally used in quartz clocks etc. is chemically

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silicon dioxide

2

germanium oxide

3

a mixture of germanium oxide and silicon dioxide

4

sodium silicate

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The hardest substance available on earth is

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Gold

2

Iron

3

Diamond

4

Platinum

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The inert gas which is substituted for nitrogen in the air used by deep sea divers for breathing, is

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Argon

2

Xenon

3

Helium

4

Krypton

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Penicillin, an, antibiotic, is obtained from a

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Fungus

2

Virus

3

Flowering plant

4

Bacterium

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Where was India's first computer installed?

1

Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta

2

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

3

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

4

Indian Iron & Steel Co.Ltd., Burnpur

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Hydrogen bomb is based on the principle of

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uncontrolled fusion reaction

2

controlled fusion reaction

3

uncontrolled fission reaction

4

controlled fission reaction

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Which type of glass is used for making glass reinforced plastic?

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Fibre glass

2

Quartz glass

3

Flint glass

4

Pyrex glass

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Atomic Power Station is located in which of the following places in India?

1

Kalpakkam

2

Allahabad

3

Pune

4

Shimla

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Solar energy is due to

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fission reactions

2

combustion reactions

3

chemical reactions

4

fusion reactions

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Which of the following branches deals with the interactions of same species of living organisms with

1

Synecology

2

Ecology

3

Palaeontology

4

Autecology

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: A non-conventional source of power is—

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Solar Power

2

Coal

3

Uranium

4

Petroleum

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: India's permanent Research Station 'Dakshin Gongotri' is located at -

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Indian Ocean

2

Himalayas

3

Arabian Sea

4

Antarctica

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Chittaranjan in West Bengal is well known for its -

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Iron and Steel Industries

2

Locomotive Works

3

Cement Factory

4

Fertilizer Plant

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Vulcanisation is the process of heating rubber with 3-5% of -

1

Lime

2

Sulphur

3

Naphthalene

4

Potassium permanganate

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Watson and Crick are famous for their discovery of -

1

Antibodies

2

Structure of DNA

3

Vaccinia

4

Life history of Plasmodium Vivax

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Norman Ernest Borlaug, who is regarded as the father of the Green revolution in India, is from which

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New Zealand

2

USA

3

Mexico

4

Australia

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Chemical formula for water is

1

NaA1O2

2

H2O

3

Al2O3

4

CaSiO3

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The gas usually filled in the electric bulb is

1

nitrogen

2

hydrogen

3

carbon dioxide

4

oxygen

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: When an iron nail gets rusted, iron oxide is formed

1

without any change in the weight of the nail

2

with decrease in the weight of the nail

3

with increase in the weight of the nail

4

without any change in colour or weight of the nail

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Among the various allotropes of carbon,

1

coke is the hardest, graphite is the softest

2

diamond is the hardest, coke is the softest

3

diamond is the hardest, graphite is the softest

4

diamond is the hardest, lamp black is the softest

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The group of metals Fe, Co, Ni may best called as

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transition metals

2

main group metals

3

alkali metals

4

rare metals

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Name the process of production of energy in the Sun

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Radioactivity

2

Nuclear fission

3

Ionization

4

Nuclear fusion

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Which of the following in automobile exhaust can cause cancer?

1

Carbon monoxide

2

Oxides of nitrogen

3

Polyclinic hydrocarbons

4

Lead

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: When did India Join the International Tsunami Warning System?

1

2005

2

2007

3

2006

4

2004

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Electrostatic precipitator is used to control--

1

Water pollution

2

Solid waste

3

Noise pollution

4

Air pollution

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Supersonic Jet causes pollution by thinning of

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CO2 layer

2

O2 layer

3

O3 layer

4

SO2 layer

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Who invented penicillin?

1

Louis Pasteur

2

Alexander Fleming

3

Dreser

4

Edward Jenner

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The scientist associated with the success of Green Revolution is

1

Norman Borlaug

2

V.R. Rao

3

J.C. Bose

4

S.S. Bhatnagar

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The first-ever robot spacecraft to probe planet Venus was named

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Magellan

2

Galileo

3

challenger

4

Newton

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Heavy Water is normally used by which of the following industries?

1

Pharma Industry

2

Paper Industry

3

Nuclear Power generation plants

4

Sugar plants

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Which one of the following is a spacecraft?

1

Spitzer

2

Cassini

3

Apophis

4

TecSar

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Which of the following countries has become first to pass Climate Act?

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China

2

USA

3

Canada

4

Germany

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Brass gets discoloured in air because of the presence of which of the following gases in air?

1

Oxygen

2

Hydrogen sulphide

3

Carbon dioxide

4

Nitrogen

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Which of the following is a non metal that remains liquid at room temperature?

1

Phosphorous

2

Bromine

3

Chlorine

4

Helium

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Galvanised iron sheets have a coating of

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lead

2

chromium

3

zinc

4

tin

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The gases used in different types of welding would include

1

oxygen and hydrogen

2

oxygen, hydrogen, acetylene and nitrogen

3

oxygen, acetylene and argon

4

oxygen and acetylene

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: A new technology which provides the ability to create an artificial world and have people interact w

1

Virtual reality

2

Televirtuality

3

Alternate reality

4

3-D reality

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The name of the white revolution is associated with

1

Kurien Verghese

2

C.Rangarajan

3

M.S.Swaminathan

4

J.V.Narlikar

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Dimension of gravitational constant is -

1

gm cm-3 sec-2

2

cm sec-3 gm-2

3

cm4 sec-1 gm-2

4

cm3 sec-2 gm-1

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: Scientists at the Tomato Genome Consortium (TGC) successfully sequenced the genomes of which of the

1

Brinjal

2

Onion

3

Potato

4

Tomato

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The nuclear reaction involved in a nuclear reactor is--

1

Fusion

2

Fission

3

Spallation

4

Neutron absorption

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: World Environment Day is Celebrated Every Year on

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January 15

2

August 26

3

June 5

4

July 10

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: Heavy water is

1

deuterium oxide

2

PH7

3

rain water

4

tritium oxide

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Correct Answer: 1

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