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Q:

Exercise frequency refers to

A) number of times you exercise per week B) number of times you exercise per month
C) number of times you exercise per day D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) number of times you exercise per week

Explanation:

Exercise frequency refers to number of times you exercise per week.

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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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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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Which gases in the atmosphere absorb ultraviolet radiation?

A) Ozone B) Carbondi oxide
C) Oxygen D) Helium
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Ozone

Explanation:

The ozone gas present in the atmosphere absorb ultraviolet radiation. It is spread as a ozone layer throughout the stratosphere.

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Q:

Mortar is a mixture of

A) cement B) water
C) sand D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All of the above

Explanation:

Mortar is a mixture of cement or lime as a binder, sand and water.

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Q:

Electron, Proton, Neutron discovered by

A) J. J. Thomson, Ernest Rutherford & James Chadwick B) John Dalton, J.J. Thomson & Neils Bohr
C) Neils Bohr, John Dalton & J.J. Thomson D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) J. J. Thomson, Ernest Rutherford & James Chadwick

Explanation:

J. J. Thomson discovered electrons in the year 1897.

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Ernest Rutherford discovered protons in 1911.

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James Chadwick discovered neutrons.

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Q:

Polypeptides are assembled from

A) Ribosomes B) Chromosomes
C) Aminoacids D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Aminoacids

Explanation:

Polypeptides are assembled from Aminoacids.

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Q:

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

1.In June 2016, the LIGO group of scientists announced the detection of a second set of gravitational waves.

2.Gravitational waves were generated due to merger of two black holes at about 1.4 billion light-years distant.

3.Gravitational waves were inserted due to collision of two white dwarf stars at about 1.4 billion light-years distant.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

 

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

Explanation:

All are correct. Gravitational waves don’t get distorted or altered by interactions with matter as they go through space. gravitational waves have pure information about the objects and events that created them. The Government of India has given approval for the world’s third advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO-India) to set up in India.

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