Wednesday, 29 March 2017

General Science Quiz





1. What is an area, usually enclosed, for keeping and raising animals or plants for observation or research called?
Laboratory
Vivarium
Paddock
Aviary

2. Somnium ("The Dream" in Latin) is a novel written in 1608 which was referred as the first work of science fiction by Carl Sagan and Isaac Asimov. Who was the author?
Charles Dickens
Johannes Kepler
Galileo
Blaise Pascal

3. What type of acid is used in car batteries?
Hydrochloric acid
Nitric acid
Citric acid
Sulphuric acid

4. Which fruit is used to make grenadine, a non-alcoholic drink?
Grapes
Apple
Pomegranate
Orange

5. Scotopic vision refers to the vision of the eye under which one of the following conditions?
Low Light
Intermediate Light
Normal light
Bright Light

6. What is the SI unit of luminous intensity?
Watts
Lux
Lumen
Candela

7. Do you know what an ombrophobic plant cannot withstand?
Rain
Heat
Wind
Light

8. The name of this acid comes from the Latin word for "ant" and was first prepared from red ants. Name the acid
Ascorbic acid
Citric acit
Nitric acid
Formic acid

9. What is a "flying fox"?
Fox that can fly
Fruit bats
A type of bird
Prehistoric fox

10. Who was the first to calculate the circumference of earth almost accurately?
Ptolemy
Pythagoras
Eratosthenes
Archimedes

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