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What two scientists established the structure of dna?

A) Rosalind Franklin and Maurice Wilkins B) James Watson and Francis Crick
C) Rosalind Franklin and Francis Crick D) James Watson and Maurice Wilkins

Answer:   B) James Watson and Francis Crick



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In the early 1950s two scientists, Rosalind Franklin and Maurice Wilkins, studied DNA using x-rays. Franklin produced an x-ray photograph that allowed two other researchers, James Watson and Francis Crick to work out the 3D structure of DNA. The structure of DNA was found to be a double helix.

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Physical Research Laboratory was founded by ____.

A) S.K. Mitra B) C.V. Raman
C) Homi Bhaba D) Vikram Sarabhai
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Vikram Sarabhai

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The first gasoline-run car engine was developed by

 

A) Henry Ford B) Carl Benz
C) Hugh Chalmers D) Horace Elgin Dodge
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Carl Benz

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X-Rays, which are now used on a day to day basis for diagnosis in medicine, was discovered by?

A) Wilhelm Rontgen B) Niels Bohr
C) Ernest Rutherford D) Max Bon
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Wilhelm Rontgen

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Which dynasty had its capital at Chittorgarh?

A) Chauhan B) Sisodia
C) Hada D) Rathor
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Sisodia

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Who discovered radioactivity?

A) Max Planck B) James Clerk Maxwell
C) Henri Becquerel D) Heinrich Hertz
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Henri Becquerel

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The first large scale electrical air conditioning was invented and used in 1902 by

A) Willis Carrier B) John Gorrie
C) Stuart Cramer D) H.H. Schultz
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Willis Carrier

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Which of the following was the first antibiotic discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928?

A) Penicillin B) Prontosil
C) Streptomycin D) Tetracyline
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Penicillin

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Aaton Van Leewen Hock is famous for the discovery of ___.

A) Microscope B) Nylon
C) Laser D) Radio valve
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Microscope

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