Mixed Quiz – 2

Mixed Quiz – 2

1. What was the first vaccine created for?

(A) Small Pox

(B) Chicken Pox


(D) Covid 19

2. Entomology is the science that studies

(A) Behaviour of human beings

(B) Insects

(C) The origin and history of technical and scientific terms

(D) Formation of Rocks

3. For which of the following disciplines is Nobel Prize awarded?

(A) Physics and Chemistry

(B) Physiology or Medicine

(C) Literature, Peace and Economics

(D) All of the above

4. FFC stands for?

(A) Foreign Finance Corporation

(B) Film Finance Corporation

(C) Federation of Football Council

(D) None of the above

5. Galileo was an Italian astronomer who?

(A) Developed the telescope

(B) Discovered four satellites of Jupiter

(C) Discovered that the movement of pendulum produces a regular time measurement
(D) All of the above

6. Golf player Vijay Singh belongs to which country?


(B) Fiji

(C) India

(D) UK

7. It is easier to roll a stone up a sloping road than to lift it vertical upwards because?

(A) work done in rolling is more than in lifting

(B) work done in lifting the stone is equal to rolling it

(C) work done in both is same but the rate of doing work is less in rolling

(D) work done in rolling a stone is less than in lifting it

8. What do zones with latitudinal differences in pressure correspond to?

(A) Zones of Climate

(B) Zones of Oceans

(C) Zones of Land

(D) Zones of Cyclonic Depressions

9. The hazards of radiation belts include –

(A) Deterioration of electronic circuits

(B) Damage of solar cells of spacecraft

(C) Adverse effect on living organisms

(D) All of the above

10. The Great Victoria Desert is located in

(A) Canada

(B) West Africa

(C) Australia

(D) North America

11. The intersecting lines drawn on maps and globes are?

(A) Latitudes

(B) Longitudes

(C) Geographic grids

(D) None of the above

12. The light of distant stars is affected by

(A) The earth’s atmosphere

(B) Interstellar dust

(C) Both (a) and (b)

(D) None of the above

13. The landmass of which of the following continents is the least?

(A) Africa

(B) Asia

(C) Australia

(D) Europe

14. Which of the following is tropical grassland?

(A) Taiga

(B) Savannah

(C) Pampas

(D) Prairies

15. The humidity of the air depends upon

(A) Temperature

(B) Location

(C) Weather

(D) All of the Above

16. The largest glaciers are

(A) Mountain Glaciers

(B) Alpine Glaciers

(C) Continental Glaciers

(D) Piedmont Glaciers

17. The ionosphere includes

(A) Mesosphere

(B) Thermosphere

(C) Thermosphere and exosphere

(D) Thermosphere, exosphere and mesosphere

18. The leading state in producing paper is

(A) Bihar

(B) West Bengal

(C) Kerala

(D) Orissa

19. The largest country of the world by geographical area is

(A) Russia

(B) Vatican City

(C) Australia


20. Water bodies cover what percentage of the Earth’s surface?

(A) 30%

(B) 68%

(C) 75%

(D) 71%

Note for Mentors only: Please refer to the Answers in Learning Materials