Science and Technology Quiz Questions and Answers 2016

Science and Technology GK Questions
1. Central Rice Research Institute is located in– Cuttack (Odisha)
2. Free surface of a liquid behaves like a sheet which tends to contract to the smallest possible area due to– Force of cohesion
3. One who attends to the disease of the eye is– Oculist
4. Cinema was invented in 1895 by– A.L. and L.J. Lumiere (France)
5. Who gave the theory of Expansion of Universe? – Alfred Wegener
6. Phenol is used in the manufacturing of– Bakelite
7. The substance used to bring down body temperature in high fever is known as– Antipyrotics
8. If speed of rotation of the earth increases the weight of a body at equator would be– Decreased
9. In a dry cell (battery), which are used as Electrolytes ? – Ammonium Chloride and Zinc Chloride
10. Alfred Nobel is associated with the invention of– Dynamite
11. National Brain Research Centre is situated in– Gurgaon
12. The pulse in the human wrist beats– at the same rate as the heart
13. Litmus-the acid base indicator is obtained from– Lichen
14. The reaction which converts sugar solution into alcohol is an example of– Fermentation
15. Which types of waves are used in a night vision apparatus? – Infrared waves
16. Coulomb is the measuring unit of– Electrical Charge
17. In human body, the structure to which the appendix is attached is– The large intestine
18. The human organ which is responsible for detoxication of alcohol is– Liver
19. Reflex Actions are controlled by– The Spinal Cord
20. Which provide resistance against disease in the body? – White corpuscles
21. The hormone which regulates calcium and phosphate in human body is– Parathyroid Hormone
22. A flourescent tube is preferred to an electric bulb because– in a tube electrical energy is almost fully converted to light
23. An organism involved in the fermentation of toddy is– Saccharomyces
24. The main constituent of skin is– Collogen
25. Liquids transmit pressure equally in all directions. This is known as– Pascal's Law
26. The inexhaustible source of energy of the stars is due to– Conversion of Hydrogen to Helium
27. Which materials are generally employed as solder in soldering operation in electronics? – Lead and Tin
28. Vinegar is an aqueous solution of– Acetic Acid
29. Which disease is caused through the wound or injury or surfaces of unsterilised surgical instruments? – Tetanus
30. In the context of CO2, emission and Global Warming, what is the name of a market driven device under the UNFCC that allows developing countries to get funds/incentives from the developed countries to adopt better technologies that reduce green- house gas emissions ? – Clean Development Mechanism


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