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One fathom is equal to

A. 6 feet

B. 6 metres

C. 60 cms

D. 60 feet

Correct Answer :

A. 6 feet


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The intencity of Earthquakes is measured on

A. Beaufort scale

B. Secant scale

C. Mercalli scale

D. Richter scale

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Which of the following is most likely to cause a rise in the average temperature of earth's atmosphere in future?

A. Atomic warfare

B. Depletion of earth's ozone layer

C. CO2 from fossil fuels

D. Dust clouds from valcanoes

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Apparatus invented by Archimedes is :

A. Pulley

B. Microscope

C. Thermemoter

D. Barometer

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Brass gets discoloured in air due to the presence of which gas in air

A. Carbon dioxide

B. Hydrogen Sulphide

C. Oxygen

D. Nitrogen

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The speed of light with the rise in the temperature of the medium

A. Increases

B. Remains unaltered

C. Drops sharply

D. Decreases

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The type of glass used in making prisms and lenses is

A. Pyrex glass

B. Soft glass

C. Flint glass

D. Jena glass

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In an atomic nucleus, neutrons and protons are held together by

A. Magnetic forces

B. Gravitational forces

C. Coulombic forces

D. Exchange forces

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The major ingredient of leather is

A. Nucleic acid

B. Carbohydrate

C. Collagen

D. Polymer

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The removal of top soil by water or wind is called

A. Soil erosion

B. Soil wash

C. Silting of soil

D. Soil creep

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Water has maximum density at

A. 0°C

B. -4°C

C. 100°C

D. 4°C

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The metal that is present in Photo Films is

A. Silver

B. Magnesium

C. Platinium

D. Mercury

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Polythene is industrially prepared by the polymerisation of

A. styrene

B. methane

C. ethylene

D. acetylene

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Quartz crystals normally used in quartz clocks etc. is chemically

A. A mixture of B and C

B. Silicon dioxide

C. Germenium dioxide

D. Sodium Silicate

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Rust is

A. A mixture of FeO and Fe(OH)2

B. A mixture of Fe2O3 and Fe(OH)2

C. A mixture of Fe2O3, 3H2O and FeO

D. FeO only

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The metallic constituents of hard water are

A. Calcium, magnesium and iron

B. Magnesium, Calcium and tin

C. Magnesium, tin and iron

D. Iron, tin and calcium

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According to Daltons atomic theory the smallest particle which can exist independently is

A. An atom

B. A cation

C. A molecule

D. An anion

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Permanent hardness of water, due to sulphates of the metal, can be destroyed by the use of

A. Sulphonates

B. Zeolites

C. Nitrates

D. None of these

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Which of the following elements is non-radioactive?

A. Uranium

B. Plutonium

C. Thorium

D. Zirconium

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The colour of Emerald is

A. Deep Green

B. Violet

C. Prussian Blue

D. Yellow

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Which of the following items will be attracted to the north pole of a permanent magnet by a magnet force?

A. A piece of iron that is not a permanent magnet

B. The north pole of another permanent magnet

C. A positively charged glass rod

D. A negatively charged rubber rod

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Lightening cause rainfall because

A. It activate H2O molecule

B. Photo-electricity reaction starts

C. Some of the gas molecules become bigger

D. It cause combination of oxygen and nitrogen

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The most important ore of Aluminium is

A. Calamine

B. Calcite

C. Galena

D. Bauxite

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Liquefied Petroleum gas (LPG) consists of mainly

A. Methane, Butane and Propane

B. Methane, Ethane and Hexane

C. Ethane, Hexane and Nonane

D. Methane, Hexane and Nonane

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When a gas is turned into a liquid, the process is called

A. evaporation

B. condensation

C. sublimation

D. deposition

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Which of the following elements is obtained from sea weeds ?

A. Argon

B. Vanadium

C. Iodine

D. Sulphur

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Permanent hardness of water can be removed by adding

A. Potassium Permanganate

B. Bleaching Powder

C. Chlorine

D. Washing Soda

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The Panda belongs to the same family as that of

A. Cat

B. Bear

C. Rabbit

D. Dog

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The recent atomic weight scale is based on

A. 1H1

B. 1H2

C. 6C12

D. 8O16

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Glass is made from the mixture of

A. Quartz and mica

B. Sand and salt

C. Sand and silicates

D. None of these

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Old-written material, which cannot be read easily can be read by

A. None of these

B. Ultraviolet rays

C. Infra Red rays

D. Cosmic Rays