General Science Quiz Set – 3


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1. How much urine does the average person produce in a typical day? 1.5 – 2 litres
2. How much of the world’s water is suitable for human use? 0.25 per cent
3. Ichtyology is the study of Fishes
4. Indian Institute of Horticultural Research is located at Bangalore
5. Which chemical weapon used in Vietnam was first discovered in animal urine? Phosphorous
6. Which country was the first to make fireworks? China
7. Which group of animals don’t urinate? Fish
8. Which plant makes Aspirin? White Willow
9. Which sea is the saltiest natural lake and is also at the lowest elevation on the face of the earth? The Dead Sea
10. Logarithms were devised by John Napier
11. Manganese was discovered by Gahn
12. Mechanics is the study of Forces acting on bodies
13. Michael Faraday worked as an assistant under another scientist whose name was Sir Humphry Davy
14. Name the famous mathematician/physicist who was born in the year Galileo died. Newton
15. Name the process of large energy production in the Sun? Nuclear fusion
16. Name the three common gases found in farts CH4 (methane);  H2S (hydrogen sulphide);  NH3 (ammonia)
17. Name two poor conductors of heat. Lead and Mercury
18. Name two tissues that provide control and coordination in multicellular animals Nervous and muscular tissues.
19. National Science Centre is located at New Delhi
20. Nickel was discovered by Cronstledt

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