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Q:

Charaka Samhita was a work on

A) Astrology B) Law
C) Medicine D) Religion
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Medicine

Explanation:

Charaka Samhita was a work on Medicine.

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Q:

What reacts with oxygen to produce rust?

A) Aluminium B) Silver
C) Copper D) Iron
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Iron

Explanation:

Iron reacts with oxygen in the presence of moisture or water to form a red oxide called rust and the reaction involved is called as Redox reaction.

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Q:

Common alcoholic beverages include

A) Wine B) Cider
C) Beer D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All of the above

Explanation:
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Q:

Which one of the following factors contributes to hypertension? 

A) A vigorous exercise regimen B) A diet that lacks protein
C) A high-fat diet D) A lack of sleep
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) A high-fat diet

Explanation:

In the given options, a high-fat diet is the only factor that contributes to hypertension.

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Q:

Vitamin-A plays an important role in

A) Eye vision B) Brain
C) Hair D) Bones
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Eye vision

Explanation:

Vitamin-A plays an important role in Eye vision. Vitamin A helps form and maintain healthy teeth, skeletal and soft tissue, mucus membranes, and skin. It is also known as retinol because it produces the pigments in the retina of the eye. Vitamin A promotes good vision, especially in low light.

 

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Q:

Which is an example of a physical change?

A) Dissolving sugar in water B) Breaking glass
C) Melting of ice D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All of the above

Explanation:

In all the above given options, there is no chemical change or reactions takes place only the shape or physical state is changed.

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Q:

Which of the following statements with regard to cloudburst is/are correct?

1.It is defined as sudden localized very heavy downpour with cloud thunder and lightning.

2.It mostly occurs in the hilly areas.

3.It results into very high intensity of rainfall, i.e., 250 mm-300 mm in a couple of hours.

4.It occurs only during daytime.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

A) 1, 2 and 3 B) 1, 3 and 4
C) 2 and 3 only D) 2 only
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 1, 2 and 3

Explanation:

All   are   correct   except   4   as   a cloudburst  can  occur  anytime  and at  any  place  which  is  affected  by convective weather system.

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Q:

The brightest color emitted by the sun is

A) yellow-green B) red-green
C) green-blue D) red-blue
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) yellow-green

Explanation:

The Sun is essentially all colors mixed together, which appear to our eyes as white. The brightest color emitted by the sun is yellow-green.

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