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Suppose if we measure the time lapse between the two Sunsets by sitting in the beach , from this we can estimate 

A) The distance between the sun and earth B) The depth of the ocean
C) The radius of the earth D) The radius of the sun
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) The radius of the earth

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What is the scientific name for washing soda?

A) Sodium carbonate B) Sodium bicarbonate
C) Calcium carbonate D) Calcium bicarbonate
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Sodium carbonate

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The Ozone Layer restricts from

A) Infrared Rays B) Radio waves
C) Ultraviolet Radiation D) X-Rays and Gamma Rays
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Ultraviolet Radiation

Explanation:

The Ozone layer which is present in the Earth's atmosphere protects it by restricting from UV or Ultraviolet radiation, the dangerous rays contained by Sun.

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The intensity of Earthquakes is measured on

A) Richter scale B) Secant scale
C) Mercalli scale D) Beaufort scale
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Mercalli scale

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The intensity of Earthquakes is measured on Mercalli scale.

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What is scientific name of " Tulsi " ?

A) Gossypium Herbaceum B) Ocimum Sanctum
C) Zea Mays D) Cojonus Cgjan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Ocimum Sanctum

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In a laser (say neon laser) all the atoms emit the light waves of 

A) Same frequency B) Same amplitude
C) Same phase D) All the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All the above

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The first synthetic fibre made by man was ____ ?

A) Rayon B) Terycott
C) Polyester D) Nylon
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Nylon

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Garampani sanctuary is located at

A) Diphu, Assam B) Gangtok, Sikkim
C) Junagarh, Gujarat D) Kohima, Nagaland
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Diphu, Assam

Explanation:

Famous for Hot water springs and homeland for Hoolock Gibbons and Golden Langurs, The Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Karbi Anglong of Diphu area. One of the oldest Sanctuary containing Hot water spring and waterfalls and surrounded by Nambour Sanctuary having 51 rare species of Orchid. It has a total area of 6 sq. Km.

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