Friday, 22 September 2017

General Science Quiz 30

General Science Quiz 30



1. Which is the largest source of natural radioactivity in animals including humans?
Cobalt-60
Radium-226
Bismuth-210
Potassium-40

2. What artificial sweetener did Ira Remsen and Constantin Fahlberg discover in 1879?
Saccharin
Sucralose
Cyclamate
Stevia

3. Name the Jewish Czech-American biochemist became the third woman and first American woman, to win a Nobel Prize in science. She was also the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Maria Goeppert Mayer
Gerty Theresa Cori
Rosalyn Yalow
Barbara McClintock

4. What kind of poisoning is also known as Plumbism, Saturnism and painter's colic?
Lead
Mercury
Arsenic
Cyanide

5. Which famous scientist is known as "The Wizard of Menlo Park"?
Isaac Newton
Thomas Alva Edison
Albert Einstein
Stephen Hawking

6. The process by which a substance absorbs moisture from the atmosphere until it dissolves in the absorbed water and forms a solution is called
Efflorescence
Hygroscopy
Desaturation
Deliquescence

7. Which mineral is also known as fool's gold?
Pyrite
Pyrrhotite
Cinnabar
Bornite

8. What was the code name given to the secret project of United States of American to develop the atom bomb during the World War II?
The Manhattan Project
Project Alberta
The Trinity Project
Project Nutmeg

9. John Taine was the pen name chosen by a famous mathematicanand science fiction writer to write his works of fiction. He is known for his book of biographical essays titled "Men of Mathematics". Do you know him?
E T Bell
Lewis Carrol
H G Wels
Blaise Pascal

10. What do you call the tapeworm's head that attaches to the intestine of the definitive host?
Scolex
Cistode
Sucker
Hook

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