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1. The removal of top soil by water or wind is called- 
A. Soil wash
B. Soil erosion
C. Soil creep
D. Silting of soil

2. The speed of light with the rise in the temperature of the medium-

A. Increases
B. Decreases
C. Remains unaltered
D. Drops sharply
3. The oxide of Nitrogen used in medicine as anaesthetic is-
A. Nitrogen dioxide
B. Nitric oxide
C. Nitrous oxide
D. Nitrogen pentoxide
4. The disease diphtheria affects- 
A. Lungs
B. Intestine
C. Throat
D. Body joints
5. The animal which uses sounds as its ‘eyes’ is-
A. Dog
B. Cat
C. Snake
D. Bat
6. Stainless steel is an example of-
A. A metallic compound
B. A homogeneous mixture
C. A heterogeneous mixture
D. An inorganic compound
7. Pollination by wind is called- 
A. autogamy
B. entomophily
C. anemophily
D. ornithophily
8. The study of poisons is called-
A. oncology
B. toxicology
C. phrenology
D. ergonomics
9. Which one of the following statement is NOT correct? 
A. Milk contains none of the B-vitamins
B. Vitamin-A (retinal) deficiency leads to dry and scaly skin
C. One of the symptoms of scurvy is pain in the joints
D. Vitamin-B, (thiamine) deficiency can lead to heart failure
10.Which one of the following types of waves are used in a night vision apparatus? 
A. Radio waves
B. Microwaves
C. Infra-red waves
D. None of the above

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