Tuesday, 14 March 2017

General Science Quiz 15

A mixed bag with questions from Biology, Chemistry and Physics




1. The Central National Herbarium (CNH) is a national repository of India with about 2 million plant species. Where is it located?
Mumbai
New Delhi
Chennai
Calcutta

2. In biology, fronds refer to a type of
Flowers
Fruits
Leaves
Seeds

3. Royal Bonanic Gardens (Kew) is one of the largest herbariums in the world. In which country is it located?
United Kingdom
United States of America
France
Russia

4. What is the chemicals secreted by an animal that triggers a response in another member of the same species?
Pheromone
Kairomone
Allomone
Cytosol

5. An animal with two successive sets of teeth, initially the deciduous set and then the permanent set, is called
Diphyodont
Monophyodont
Heterodont
Polyphyodont

6. What term is used to the state of animal dormancy during summer?
Hibernation
Gestation
Aestivation
Asphyxiation

7. Which one of the following is NOT an ore of copper?
Bornite
Malachite
Chalcolite
Magnetite

8. Okapi, a mammal native to the northeast of Congo, is most closely related to which animal?
Zebra
Giraffe
Antelope
Fox

9. The V-2 , technical name Aggregat 4 (A4), was the world's first long-range guided ballistic missile. Which country developed this missile?
USA
Britain
Germany
Austria

10. Which was the first spacecraft to reach the surface of the moon?
Luna 2
Luna 1
Pioneer 4
Sputnik 1

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