Saturday, 20 January 2018

General Science Quiz 37

General Science Quiz 37



1. In Chemistry, an amphoteric compound is a molecule or ion that can react with
Acids
Bases
Both
None of these

2. Who is known as "Father of Mineralogy"?
Joan Abella
William Lawrence Bragg
Georgius Agricola
Norman Bowen

3. To which plant do the world record for the fastest growing plant belongs?
Bamboo
Eucalyptus
Poplar
Giant Sequoia

4. Tharsis is a vast volcanic plateau centered near the equator of a planet and is home to the largest volcanoes in the Solar System. On which planet is it located?
Jupiter
Venus
Mars
Saturn

5. Callisto is the second largest moon of which planet in the solar system?
Saturn
Jupiter
Mercury
Venus

6. "Ailurophobia" is the fear of which one of the following animals?
Alligator
Ants
Cats
Dogs

7. What does the Mohs Scale measure?
Hardness of minerals
Purity of minerals
Hardness of water
None of these

8. Which is the fastest spinning planet in the solar system?
Earth
Mercury
Jupiter
Mars

9. Who established India's first pharmaceutical company?
Prafulla Chandra Ray
Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar
Debashis Mukherjee
CNR Rao

10. Who is known as the "Father of Indian DNA fingerprinting"?
Homi J. Bhabha
Venkatraman Radhakrishnan
Meghnad Saha
Lalji Singh

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