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Q1. In a car battery, electrolyte substance used is-
(a) Hydrochloric acid
(b) Sulphuric acid
(c) Nitric acid
(d) Distilled water

Q2. The energy, found in dry cell is-
(a) Mechanic
(b) Electric
(c) Chemical
(d) Electromagnetic

Q3. A pungent smell often present near the urinals is due to-
(a) Sulphur-di-oxide
(b) Chlorine
(c) Ammonia
(d) Urea

Q4. Which chemical substance is used for making rat poison?
(a) Ethyl Alcohol
(b) Methyl Isocyanate
(c) Potassium Cyanide
(d) Ethyl Isocyanide

Q5. Which gas is used in fire extinguisher?
(a) Carbon dioxide
(b) Hydrogen
(c) Oxygen
(d) Sulphur dioxide

Q6. Which one of the following is used in the manufacture of soaps?
(a) Vegetable oil
(b) Mobil oil
(c) Kerosene oil
(d) Cutting oil

Q7. Milk openly placed for sometime becomes sour due to-
(a) Carbonic acid
(b) Lactic acid
(c) Citric acid
(d) Acetic acid

Q8. Which one of the following substances is used in the preservation of food stuff?
(a) Citric Acid
(b) Potassium Chloride
(c) Sodium Benzoate
(d) Sodium Chloride

Q9. Which one of the following gases, released from biogas plant is used as a fuel gas?
(a) Butane
(b) Propane
(c) Methane
(d) Ethane

Q10. Which of the following is a fossil fuel?
(a) Alcohol
(b) Ether
(c) Water gas
(d) Natural gas

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S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. Electrolyte substance used in a car battery is Sulphuric acid (H_2 SO_4 ). It is a strong acid.

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol. The best example of changing into electric energy from chemical energy is primary cells or batteries, the dry cell is also made up in this phenomenon.

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. Urine odour is caused by the presence of Ammonia. Urine is an aqueous solution of greater than 95% water.

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. Potassium Cyanide (KCN) or Zinc Phosphide is a highly toxic chemical used as a rodenticide a poison to kill the mouse.

S5. Ans.(a)
Sol. Carbon dioxide gas is used in a fire extinguisher to control small fires, often in emergency situations.

S6. Ans.(a)
Sol. Soap is a combination of animal fat or plant oil and caustic soda. Many vegetable fats including olive oil, palm kernel oil and coconut oil are also used in soap making.

S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. Milk contains a sugar called lactose. It also contains harmless bacteria called lactobacillus, which uses glucose for energy and creates lactic acid as a by-product. It is the lactic acid which makes the milk sour. The presence of lactic acid or lactate in milk is due to the fermentation of lactose caused mainly by lactic bacteria.

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. The chemical formula of Sodium Benzoate is NaC7H5O2. It is widely used as food preservative.

S9. Ans.(c)
Sol. Methane is the principal gas in biogas. It is also the main component of natural gas, a fossil fuel, can be used to replace natural gas in many applications including cooking, heating, steam production, etc.

S10. Ans.(d)
Sol. Fossil fuels, including coal, oil and natural gas are currently the world’s primary energy sources.


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