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Q1. Raymond Samuel Tomilson is famous for developing which of the following?
Q2. The Singer Sewing Machine Company was founded by
(a) Alfred P. Southwick
(b) Isaac Singer
(c) Murasaki Shikibu
(d) Hanaoka Seishu
Q3. Which is the second largest gland of Human body?
(b) Large Intestine
Q4. Annona squamosa is the scientific name of
(a) Custard Apple
Q5. Binomial Nomenclature was founded by
(a) Charles Darwin
(b) Robert Nucleus
(c) Carl Linnaeus
Q6. Which among the following is false about acids?
(a) They give H+ ions in aqueous solution
(b) Most acids contain hydrogen
(c) They turn blue litmus red
(d) They are bad conductor of electricity in aqueous solution
Q7. Which among the following is used in making liquors, medicines and as a fuel in aircrafts?
(a) Propyl alcohol
(b) Dimethyl alcohol
(c) Ethyl alcohol
(d) Methyl alcohol
Q8. The famous ‘Hawa Mahal’ is in which city of Rajasthan?
Q9. Where is Pushkar Fair held?
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Madhya Pradesh
Q10. This tax is entirely borne by the entity it is levied upon and cannot be passed.
(a) Direct tax
(b) Indirect tax
(c) Straight tax
(d) Advance tax
Sol.Raymond Samuel Tomlinson was a pioneering American computer programmer who implemented the first email program on the ARPANET system, the precursor to the Internet, in 1971; he is internationally known and credited as the inventor of email.
Sol.Isaac Merritt Singer was an American inventor, actor, and businessman. He made important improvements in the design of the sewing machine and was the founder of the Singer Sewing Machine Company.
Sol.The pancreas is an organ located in the abdomen. It plays an essential role in converting the food we eat into fuel for the body’s cells. The pancreas has two main functions: an exocrine function that helps in digestion and an endocrine function that regulates blood sugar.
Sol.The species Annona squamosa is commonly known as ‘sugar apple’ or ‘sweetsop’ in English, but it is also sometimes known as ‘custard-apple’, especially in South Asia.
Sol.The adoption by biologists of a system of strictly binomial nomenclature is due to Swedish botanist and physician Carl von Linné, more commonly known by his Latinized name Carl Linnaeus.Binomial nomenclature is a system of nomenclature in which each species of animal or plant receives a name of two terms of which the first identifies the genus to which it belongs and the second the species itself.
Sol.Ionic solutions are good conductors of electricity. The stronger the acid, the more hydrogen ions in solution (and more anions), the better the conductor. Weak acids like vinegar (acetic acid) conduct much less because it loses much fewer ions in solution.
Sol.Ethyl alcohol is an important industrial chemical; it is used as a solvent, in the synthesis of other organic chemicals, and as an additive to automotive gasoline (forming a mixture known as a gasohol).
Sol.Hawa Mahal is a palace in Jaipur, India. It is constructed of red and pink sandstone. The palace sits on the edge of the City Palace, Jaipur, and extends to the zenana, or women’s chambers. The structure was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh.
Sol.The Pushkar Fair, also called the Pushkar Camel Fair or locally as Kartik Mela or Pushkar ka Mela is an annual multi-day livestock fair and cultural fête held in the town of Pushkar (Rajasthan, India). The fair starts with the Hindu calendar month of Kartik and ends on the Kartik Purnima.
Sol.A direct tax is paid directly by an individual or organization to an imposing entity. A taxpayer, for example, pays direct taxes to the government for different purposes, including real property tax, personal property tax, income tax or taxes on assets.
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