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    EVERY DAY SCIENCE (important information for mcq's)

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    01 The theory of relativity was propounded by Albert Einstein
    02 The principal metal used in manufacturing steel is Iron
    03 An alimeter is used for measuring Altitude
    04 Oology is the study of Birds eggs
    05 Radioactivity was discovered by Henry Bacquerel
    06 The metal used in storage batteries is Lead
    07 The instrument used to measure the relative humidity of air is Hygrometer
    08 Barometer was invented by Torricelli
    09 The unit of power is Watt
    10 Radium was discovered by Marie and Pierrie Curie
    11 The existence of isotopes was discovered by Frederick Soddy
    12 Dynamo was invented by Michael Faraday
    13 The nuclear reactor was invented by Enrico Ferni
    14 The law of gravitation was propounded by Sir Isaac Newton
    15 Crescograph was invented by J.C.Bose
    16 Crescograph is used to measure the Rate of growth of a plant
    17 Galileo’s first scientific discovery was Pendulum
    18 Microscope was invented by Aaton Van Leewen Hock
    19 The scientist who is known as father of modern biology is Aristotle
    20 The first person to see a cell under microscope was Robert Hooke
    21 The smallest flowering plant is Worffia
    22 The four blood groups were discovered by Karl Landsteiner
    23 Sodium was discovered by Sir Humphry Davy
    24 The atomic number of oxygen is Eight
    25 The basic building blocks of proteins are Amino acids
    26 The botanical name of the cotton plant is Gossipium Hirsutum
    27 An Electroscope is used to Detect charges on a body
    28 The unit of loudness is Phon
    29 An ammeter is used to measure Electric current
    30 Plant that eat insects are called Insectivorous plants
    31 Fruits that are formed without fertilization are called Parthenocarpic
    32 Plants that flower only once in their lifetime are called Mono carpic
    33 The botanical name for rice is Oryza Sativa
    34 Penicillin is obtained from Mould
    35 The largest tree in the world is Seguoia Gigantica
    36 Herpetology is the study of Reptiles
    37 Entomology is the study of Insects
    38 Ornithology is the study of Birds
    39 Ichtyology is the study of Fishes
    40 Osteology is the study of Bones
    41 The botanical name for brinjal is Solanum melongenal
    42 The botanical name for onion is Allium Cepa
    43 The study of sound is called Acoustics
    44 The study of heavenly bodies is called Astronomy
    45 The study of tissues is called Histology
    46 Electric Lamp was invented by Thomas alva Edison
    47 The fear of crowd is called Ochlophobia
    48 The fear of books is called Bibliophobia
    49 The fear of going to bed is called Clinophobia
    50 The symbol of gold is Au
    51 The symbol of sodium is Na
    52 The symbol of Sr stands for Strontium
    53 The symbol Rb stands for Rubidium
    54 The symbol Md stands for Mendelevium
    55 Calcium sulphate is commonly called Plaster of Paris
    56 Sodium carbonate is commonly called Washing Soda
    57 Sodium chloride is commonly known as Common Salt
    58 The chemical name of Chloroform is Trichloromethane
    59 The chemical name of baking powder is Sodium bicarbonate
    60 The chemical name of bleaching powder is Calcium hypochlorite
    61 The formula HCL stands for Hydrochloric Acid
    62 The formula H2SO4 stands for Sulphuric Acid
    63 The formula CHCI3 stands for Trichloromethane
    64 The formula H2O2 stands for Hydrogen peroxide
    65 A fungus which can only survive on other living organisms is called Obligate Parasite
    66 A plant which lives in the dark is called Scotophyte
    67 A plant adapted to live in dry places is called a Xerophyte
    68 A plant adapted for growth in water is called a Hydrophyte
    69 Bifocal lens was invented by Benjamin Franklin
    70 Cement was invented by Joseph Aspdin
    71 Laser was invented by Dr.Charles H.Townes
    72 Electromagnet was invented by William Sturgeon
    73 Rayon was invented by Sir Joseph Swann
    74 Thermostat is an instrument used for regulating Constant temperature
    75 The science of organic forms and structures is known as Morphology
    76 Phycology is the study of Algae
    77 Tata Institute of Fundamental Research was established in 1945
    78 CSIR stands for Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
    79 ISRO stands for Indian Space Research Organisation
    80 The first human being to land on moon was Neil Armstrong
    81 The first Indian in space was Rakesh Sharma
    82 ISAC stands for ISRO Satellite Centre
    83 VSSC stands for Vikram Sarabhai space Centre
    84 The headquarters of ISRO is located at Bangalore
    85 VSSC is located at Thiruvananthapuram
    86 ISAC is located at Bangalore
    87 National Science Centre is located at New Delhi
    88 Central Tobacco Research Institute is located at Rajahmundry
    89 Indian Institute of Horticultural Research is located at Bangalore
    90 The Atomic Energy Commission was set up in August 1948
    91 The first Indian Satellite was Aryabhatta
    92 The first Indian Satellite was launched in the year 1975
    93 ASLV stands for Augmented Satellite Launch Vehicle
    94 INSAT stands for Indian National Satellite
    95 The fear of women is known as Gynophobia
    96 The fear of men is known as Androphobia
    97 The scientist who developed the Quantum theory was Max Plonck
    98 The steam engine was invented by James Watt
    99 The botanical name of tea is Camellia Sinensis
    100 Logarithms were devised by John Napier
    101 The acid used in a car battery is Sulphuric acid
    102 The system for writing by blind people was invented by Louis Braille
    103 The parachute was used for the first time by J.P.Blanchard
    104 The German physicit who first demonstrated the existence of Radio waves was Henrich Hertz
    105 The instrument that records the intensity of earthquakes is Seismograph
    106 The laws of floating bodies was discovered by Archimedes
    107 The density of milk is measured by a Lactometer
    108 Fountain pen was invented by L.E.Waterman
    109 The instrument used to measure the pressure of gases is the Monometer
    110 Bhaskara I was a famous Astronomer
    111 The first atomic power station established in India was the Tarapore Atomic Power Station
    112 The role of heredity was demonstrated by Mendel
    113 The instrument used to measure the concentration of salt water is the Salinometer
    114 Spectroscopy is the study of Anders John Angstrom
    115 Dactylography is the study of Finger Prints
    116 A tangent galvanometer is used to study the Strength of direct current
    117 The fruit of Oak is called Acron
    118 ZETA stands for Zero Energy Thermonuclear Assembly
    119 The formula C6H5OH stands for Phenol
    120 Michael Faraday worked as an assistant under another scientist whose name was Sir Humphry Davy
    121 Vulcanised rubber was invented by Charles Goodyear
    122 The symbol Zn stands for Zinc
    123 The symbol He stands for Helium
    124 Celluloid was invented by A.Parker
    125 Glider was invented by Sir George Caley
    126 Safety matches was invented by J.E.Lundstrom
    127 Radio valve was invented by Sir J.A.Fleming
    128 Space Applications Centre is located at Ahmedabad
    129 Atomic Energy Commission is located at Mumbai
    130 Dynamics is the study of Movements of bodies
    131 Statics is the study of Forces acting on bodies at rest
    132 Mechanics is the study of Forces acting on bodies
    133 Zoology is the study of Animal life
    134 Botany is the study of Plant life
    135 Psychology is the study of Human mind
    136 The first American to orbit earth was John H.Glen
    137 The electro-cardiograph was invented by William Einthoven
    138 The molecular formula of cane sugar is C12H22O11
    139 A compound which contains only hydrogen and Carbon is called a Hydrocarbon
    140 The liquid used to preserve specimens of plans and animals is Formalin
    141 The law of segregaton was propounded by Mendel
    142 Auriscope is used to detect Ear disorders
    143 The three states of matter are Solid,liquid and gas
    144 The scientific name for blood platelets is Thrombocytes
    145 The response of a plant to heat is called Thermotropism
    146 The response of a plant to touch is called Trigmotropism
    147 The symbol Zr stands for Zirconium
    148 Nickel was discovered by Cronstledt
    149 Manganese was discovered by Gahn
    150 The common name for pottasium carbonate is Potash
    151 Bismuth was discovered by Valentine
    152 The biggest plant seed is Cocodemer
    153 Toxicology is the study of Poisons
    154 Virology is the study of Viruses
    155 Paleontology is the study of Fossils
    156 Calorimeter is used to measure Quantity of heat
    157 Chronometer was invented by John Harrison
    158 Stethoscope was invented by William Stockes
    159 Spinning frame was invented by Sir Richard Arkwright
    160 Al stands for Aluminium
    161 Gd stands for Gadolinium
    162 Ir stands for Iridium
    163 Bi stands for Bismuth
    164 The Chemical formula of sodium bicarbonate is NaHCO3
    165 The chemical formula of common salt is Nacl
    166 The chemical formula of washing soda is Na2CO3,IOH2O
    167 The chemical formula of lime soda is CaCO3
    168 The chemical formula of chloroform is CHcl3
    169 The study of grasses is known as Agrostology
    170 The study of antiquities is known as Archaeology
    171 The study of the duration of life is known as Chronobiology
    172 The study of bacteria is known as Bacteriology
    173 Nylon was invented by Dr.Wallace H.Carothers
    174 Electric razor was invented by Jacob Schick
    175 The symbol of silver is Ag
    176 The symbol of silicon is Si
    177 The symbol of titanium is Ti
    178 Calcium oxide is commonly known as Quick lime
    179 A deviation of light passing from one medium to another is known as Refraction
    180 An apparatus for generation of atomic energy is called a Reactor
    181 A machine used for converting mechanical energy into electrical energy is called a Generator
    182 The first Indian woman in space was Kalpana Chawla
    183 The revolver was invented by Samuel Colt
    184 The refrigerator was invented by J.Perkins

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