. The ayurvedic classification system of physiological components of human beings, vaata, pitha kaba, is also followed in
2. Name the comprehensive treatise on medicinal plants of the Western Ghats published during 1678-1693
A.Flowering Plants of the Western Ghats
B. Sushruta Samhita
C. Hortus Malabaricus
D.The Roots of Ayurveda
Answer: C Hortus Malabaricus
3. Navarakizhi is a form of sweat inducing massage treatment. It is used to improve muscle strength, rejuvenate and re-energize body. Which special rice harvested in 60 days is used in this treatment?
A. Shashti Rice
B. Rakthashali Rice
C. Basmati Rice
D. Kalamdani Rice
Answer: A Shashti Rice
4. In which year Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy, abbreviated as AYUSH, was established as the Department of Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy?
5. The National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA) is the apex institute for training and research in Ayurveda in India. Where is it located?
6. Central Research Institute for Yoga (CRIY) which was started in 1970 to provide free training to people and to organize research on yoga was renamed after a famous Indian personality in 1988. Who is the person?
A. Rajiv Gandhi
B. Morarji Desai
C. Indira Gandhi
D. Jawaharlal Nehru
Answer:B Morarji Desai
7. Kshara is an extract of the ashes of a plant and used as a remedy for worms, indigestion, kidney stones, skin diseases, and obesity. Name the plant
A. Indian snakeroot (Rauvolfia serpentina)
B. Sain Joseph’s wort (Ocimum basilicum)
C. Adhoghanta (Achyranthes aspera)
D. Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum)
Answer:C Adhoghanta (Achyranthes aspera)
8. Where is National Institute of Siddha located?
B. New Delhi
9. Which one of the following is NOT among the tridoshas, the cornerstone of Ayurvedic philosophy?
10. He was the personal physician to Lord Bhudha B.C and is said to have performed the famous brain surgery on King Bhoja. Who is he?
11. He founded Niamath Science Academy to popularise, propagate and impart knowledge of the basic fundamental of the Unani system of Medicine. He served as honorary physician to the President of India and Padma Shri awardee. Who is he?
A. Balendu Prakash
B. Hakim Syed Khaleefathullah
C. Swami Satyananda Saraswati
D. Syed Ahmad Khan
Answer:B Hakim Syed Khaleefathullah
12. Who introduced the Unani system of medicine to India?
13. What the does the Arabic term “Yunani” mean?
14. The Unani system of medicine is based on the teachings of
15. Where is the Central Research Institute of Unani Medicine or CRIUM situated?
B. New Delhi
16. Out of the three basic doshas in Ayurveda, the pitta dosha is linked to which one of the following five classical elements?
17. Who developed Rasa Shastra, a stream of classical Ayurveda which deals with the addition of minerals to herbal medicine?
18. “Rasendra Mangala”, the classical textbook on Rasa Shastra was composed by
C Acharya Yashodhar Bhatt
D. Aacharya Somadeva
Answer: B Nagarjuna
19. In “Kayachikitsa”, a branch of ayurveda, the word “Kaya” means
Answer: C Agni
20. Which one of the following is NOT one among the Panchakarmas?
Answer: C Agada
The acid used in a car battery is —–Sulphuric acid
2 .The system for writing by blind people was invented by —-Louis Braille
3.The parachute was used for the first time by —-J.P.Blanchard
4. The German physicit who first demonstrated the existence of Radio waves was —–Henrich Hertz
5.The instrument that records the intensity of earthquakes is —-Seismograph
6.The laws of floating bodies was discovered by —-Archimedes
7.The density of milk is measured by a —–Lactometer
8.Fountain pen was invented by —–L.E.Waterman
9. The instrument used to measure the pressure of gases is the —–Monometer
10.Bhaskara I was a famous —-Astronomer
first atomic power station established in India was the —–Tarapore Atomic Power Station
12.The role of heredity was demonstrated by —-Mendel
13.The instrument used to measure the concentration of salt water is the —-Salinometer
14.Spectroscopy is the study of —-Anders John Angstrom
15.Dactylography is the study of —-Finger Prints
16.A tangent galvanometer is used to study the —-Strength of direct current
17.The fruit of Oak is called —-Acron
18.ZETA stands for —-Zero Energy Thermonuclear Assembly
19.The formula C6H5OH stands for —–Phenol
20.Michael Faraday worked as an assistant under another scientist whose name was —-Sir Humphry Davy
21. Vulcanised rubber was invented by —–Charles Goodyear
22.The symbol Zn stands for —-Zinc
23.The symbol He stands for —-Helium
24.Celluloid was invented by —–A.Parker
25 Glider was invented by —–Sir George Caley
26.Safety matches was invented by —–J.E.Lundstrom
27.Radio valve was invented by —-Sir J.A.Fleming
28. Space Applications Centre is located at —-Ahmedabad
29.Atomic Energy Commission is located at —-Mumbai
30 Dynamics is the study of —-Movements of bodies
31. Statics is the study of —-Forces acting on bodies at rest
32.Mechanics is the study of Forces acting on —-bodies
33.Zoology is the study of —-Animal life
34.Botany is the study of —-Plant life
35.Psychology is the study of —-Human mind
36.The first American to orbit earth was —-John H.Glen
37.The electro-cardiograph was invented by —-William Einthoven
38.The molecular formula of cane sugar is —-C12H22O11
39.A compound which contains only hydrogen and Carbon is called a —-Hydrocarbon
40.The liquid used to preserve specimens of plans and animals is —-Formalin
41.The law of segregaton was propounded by—-Mendel
42.Auriscope is used to detect Ear disorders
43.The three states of matter are —-Solid,liquid and gas
44.The scientific name for blood platelets is —-Thrombocytes
44.The response of a plant to heat is called —-Thermotropism
46.The response of a plant to touch is called —-Trigmotropism
47 The symbol Zr stands for —-Zirconium
48.Nickel was discovered by —-Cronstledt
49.Manganese was discovered by —-Gahn
50.The common name for potassium carbonate is —-Potash
1 Bismuth was discovered by —-Valentine
2 The biggest plant seed is —-Cocodemer
3 Toxicology is the study of—- Poisons
4 Virology is the study of —-Viruses
5 Paleontology is the study of —-Fossils
6 Calorimeter is used to measure —-Quantity of heat
7 Chronometer was invented by —-John Harrison
8 Stethoscope was invented by —-William Stockes
9 Spinning frame was invented by —-Sir Richard Arkwright
10 Al stands for —-Aluminium
11 Gd stands for —-Gadolinium
12 Ir stands for —-Iridium
13 Bi stands for —-Bismuth
14 The Chemical formula of sodium bicarbonate is —-NaHCO3
15 The chemical formula of common salt is —-Nacl
16 The chemical formula of washing soda is —-Na2CO3,IOH2O
17 The chemical formula of lime soda is —-CaCO3
18 The chemical formula of chloroform is —-CHcl3
19 The study of grasses is known as —-Agrostology
20 The study of antiquities is known as—- Archaeology
21 The study of the duration of life is known as—-Chronobiology
22 The study of bacteria is known as —-Bacteriology
23 Nylon was invented by—- Dr.Wallace H.Carothers
24 Electric razor was invented by —-Jacob Schick
25 The symbol of silver is —-Ag
26 The symbol of silicon is —-Si
27 The symbol of titanium is —-Ti
28 Calcium oxide is commonly known as —-Quick lime
29 A deviation of light passing from one medium to another is known as—-Refraction
30 An apparatus for generation of atomic energy is called a —-Reactor
31 A machine used for converting mechanical energy into electrical energy is called a—-Generator
32 The first Indian woman in space was —-Kalpana Chawla
33 The revolver was invented by—- Samuel Colt
34 The refrigerator was invented by —-J.Perkins
. Brass gets discoloured in air because of the presence of which of the following gases in air?
2. Which of the following is a non metal that remains liquid at room temperature?
3. Chlorophyll is a naturally occurring chelate compound in which central metal is
4. Which of the following is used in pencils?
5. Which of the following metals forms an amalgam with other metals?
6. Chemical formula for water is
7. The gas usually filled in the electric bulb is
8. Washing soda is the common name for
9. Quartz crystals normally used in quartz clocks etc. is chemically
C.a mixture of germanium oxide and silicon dioxide
10. Which of the gas is not known as green house gas?
11. Bromine is a
D.highly inflammable gas
12. The hardest substance available on earth is
13. The variety of coal in which the deposit contains recognisable traces of the original plant material is
14. Tetraethyl lead is used as
15. Which of the following is used as a lubricant?
16. The inert gas which is substituted for nitrogen in the air used by deep sea divers for breathing, is
17. The gases used in different types of welding would include
A.oxygen and hydrogen
B.oxygen, hydrogen, acetylene and nitrogen
C.oxygen, acetylene and argon
D.oxygen and acetylene
18. The property of a substance to absorb moisture from the air on exposure is called
19. In which of the following activities silicon carbide is used?
A.Making cement and glass
B.Disinfecting water of ponds
C.cutting very hard substances
D.Making casts for statues
20. The average salinity of sea water is
21. When an iron nail gets rusted, iron oxide is formed
A.without any change in the weight of the nail
B.with decrease in the weight of the nail
C.with increase in the weight of the nail
D.without any change in colour or weight of the nail
22.Galvanised iron sheets have a coating of
23. Among the various allotropes of carbon,
A.coke is the hardest, graphite is the softest
B.diamond is the hardest, coke is the softest
C.diamond is the hardest, graphite is the softest
D.diamond is the hardest, lamp black is the softest
24. The group of metals Fe, Co, Ni may best called as
B.main group metals
25. Heavy water is
26. The chemical (ethyl mercaptan) added to the otherwise odourless LPG cooking gas for imparting a detectable smell to the gas is a compound of
27. The element common to all acids is
28. Non stick cooking utensils are coated with
29. Monazite is an ore of
30. Carbon, diamond and graphite are together called
31. Potassium nitrate is used in
32. Permanent hardness of water may be removed by the addition of
33. Soda water contains
34. The most important ore of aluminium is
35. Most soluble in water is
36. Which of the following was to be discovered first in the chromospheres of the sun?
37. Which of the following is in liquid form at room temperature?
38. Sodium metal is kept under
39. Which of the following are the ingredients of gun metal?
A.Iron, Zinc, Titanium
C.Iron, Brass, Tin
40. From which mineral is radium obtained?
41. What is laughing gas?
42. Actinides are the elements with atomic numbers from
A.97 to 104
B.101 to 115
C.89 to 103
D.36 from 43
43. The two elements that are frequently used for making transistors are
A.boron and aluminium
B.silicon and germanium
C.iridium and tungsten
D.niobium and columbium
44. The filament of an electric bulb is made of
45. Diamond is an allotropic form of
46. In fireworks, the green flame is produced because of
47. Permanent hardness of water can be removed by adding
48. Marsh gas is
49. LPG consists of mainly
A.methane, ethane and hexane
B.ethane, hexane and nonane
C.methane, hexane and nonane
D.methane, butane and propane
50. Air is a/an
51. Production of chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) gas which is proposed to be banned in India, is used in which of the following domestic products?
52. Balloons are filled with
53. Which of the following does not contain a coinage metal?
A.Silver and Gold
B.Zinc and Gold
C.Copper and Silver
D.Copper and Gold
54. Which metal pollute the air of a big city?
55. Bell metal is an alloy of
A.nickel and copper
B.zinc and copper
C.brass and nickel
D.tin and copper
56. Water is a good solvent of ionic salts because
A. it has a high specific heat
B. it has no colour
C. it has a high dipole moment
D. it has a high boiling point
57. Which of the following is not an isotope of hydrogen?
58. The main constituents of pearls are
A.calcium oxide and ammonium chloride
B.calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate
C.aragonite and conchiolin
D.ammonium sulphate and sodium carbonate
59. Amalgams are
A.highly coloured alloys
B.alloys which contain mercury as one of the contents
C.alloys which have great resistance to abrasion
D.alloys which contain carbon
60. Which of the following is the lightest metal?
61. Which of the following metals remain in liquid for under normal conditions?
62. Potassium Permanganate is used for purifying drinking water, because
A. it is a sterilising agent
B. it dissolves the impurities of water
C. it is a reducing agent
D. it is an oxidising agent
63. Which of the following is an element?