Friday, 19 January 2018

General Science Quiz 36

Science Quiz 36



1. The only island surrounded with naturally purified water source in Kerala is Kuruvadweep. In which river is it located?
Periyar
Kabini
Pamba
Bharathappuzha

2. Which one of the following is NOT among the 3 R's of environment protection?
Reduce
Reuse
Recycle
Refuse

3. A lichen is a composite organism that arises from a symbiotic relationship. Which are the organisms in the relationship?
Algae and fungi
Bacteria and Virus
Algae and Virus
Fungi and Virus

4. The Ebers Papyrus dating to c. 1550 BC is among the oldest and most important papyri of ancient Egypt. What kind of information was found on this papyrus?
Mathematical
Medical
Geographical
Environmental

5. The female of the species are called "nannies" and the males are called "billies". Which animal we ae taling about?
Cow
Bear
Goat
Deer

6. Which river was known to Indians in the Vedic period as "Chandrabhaga"?
Ganga
Chenab
Godavari
Brahmaputra

7. What is the hard upper shell of a tortoise or a crustacean called?
Carapace
Plastron
Rostrum
Peltidium

8. The nearly flat part of the shell strucutre of a turtle is called
Shank
Udder
Carapace
Plastron

9. Which environmental news magazine was founded in 1981 by its current editor, the conservationist, Bittu Sahgal to raise awareness among Indians of their disappearing natural heritage?
Current Science
Down to Earth
Sanctuary Asia
Science Reporter

10. Name the highest volcanic mountain in Asia that is part of the Volcanic Seven Summits mountaineering challenge
Mount Damavand
Mount Aso
Mount Etna
Sakuarajima

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