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Questions & Answers for Class 6-8, August 2017

1) Select the correct meaning for the given Idioms and Phrases - Cost an arm and a leg
a. Very cheap
b. Very expensive
c. Loose an arm and a leg
d. Very tough to achieve
The correct answer is : Very expensive
2) Invention of wheel belongs to the age of:
a. Paleolithic
b. Chalcolithic
c. Neolithic
d. Mesolithic
The correct answer is : Neolithic
3) The layer of atmosphere closest to the earth's surface is called:
a. Troposphere
b. Stratosphere
c. Mesophere
d. Ionosphere
The correct answer is : Troposphere
4) We speak different languages in India and wear different traditional costumes. Select the appropriate term.
a. Secularism
b. Inequality
c. Diversity
d. Pluralism
The correct answer is : Pluralism
5) _______ are responsible for the structure and functioning of all living organisms.
a. Atoms
b. Cells
c. Oxygen
d. Protein
The correct answer is : Cells
6) Choose the word which is similar in meaning to the word - EXORBITANT.
a. Protest
b. Impose
c. Excessive
d. Safe
The correct answer is : Excessive
7) The largest negative integer is:
a. -1
b. -10
c. -100
d. -1000
The correct answer is : -1
8) Which of the following does not belong to the group?
a. Flipkart
b. Amazon
c. Snapdeal
d. Facebook
The correct answer is : Facebook
9) Which of the following ratios are not in proportion?
a. 1 : 5 and 12 : 60
b. 2 : 7 and 10 : 35
c. 3 : 9 and 36 : 109
d. 4 : 9 and 42 : 117
The correct answer is : 3 : 9 and 36 : 109
10) Which unit is used for measuring distances in space?
a. Light year
b. km/s
c. Hz
d. Mach
The correct answer is : Light year
11) Choose the word which is similar in meaning to the word - CONVERGE.
a. Organise
b. Protest
c. Parallel
d. Intersect
The correct answer is : Intersect
12) Landform that forms from deposition of sediment carried by a river is called:
a. Lagoon
b. Delta
c. Estuary
d. Typhoon
The correct answer is : Delta
13) Rahul studied for 45 minutes and Sneha studied for 3/4 of an hour. Who studied for more time?
a. Rahul
b. Sneha
c. Both studied for the same time.
d. None of these
The correct answer is : Both studied for the same time.
14) The point on its orbit when the earth is farthest from the sun is called:
a. Aphelion
b. Perihelion
c. Revolution
d. Rotation
The correct answer is : Aphelion
15) Food synthesised by photosynthesis is stored in plants as _________.
a. Protein
b. Urea
c. Fats
d. Starch
The correct answer is : Starch
16) Which word best expresses the meaning of the given sentence - A heavy continuous fall of rain?
a. Drizzle
b. Blizzard
c. Downpour
d. Avalanche
The correct answer is : Downpour
17) In which year King Ashoka fought Kalinga war?
a. 261 BCE
b. 261 AD
c. 361 BCE
d. 361 AD
The correct answer is : 261 BCE
18) Which of the following does not belong to the group?
a. Dhaka
b. Kabul
c. Lahore
d. Kathmandu
The correct answer is : Lahore
19) Select the correct option: A swinging pendulum.
a. Rectilinear motion
b. Oscillatory motion
c. Rectilinear motion
d. Periodic motion
The correct answer is : Periodic motion
20) If Rs 800 is divided between two persons in the ratio 3:2, then how much did each get?
a. 480 and 320
b. 400 and 400
c. 360 and 440
d. 250 and 550
The correct answer is : 480 and 320
21) Parts of Western Ghats in Maharashtra are known as:
a. Konkan
b. Nilgiri
c. Sahyadri
d. Malabar
The correct answer is : Sahyadri
22) Which word is correctly spelt?
a. Infilteration
b. Advantege
c. Presidentiel
d. Violence
The correct answer is : Violence
23) Frozen rivers of ice are known as:
a. Iceberg
b. Glaciers
c. Igloo
d. Icefalls
The correct answer is : Glaciers
24) Which planet has 27 moons (satellite)?
a. Uranus
b. Neptune
c. Jupiter
d. Saturn
The correct answer is : Uranus
25) Which of the following is smallest?
a. 1 cm
b. 1 inch
c. 1 mm
d. 1 m
The correct answer is : 1 mm
26) Which of the following are the parts of Panchayati Raj system?
a. Gram panchayat
b. Block samiti
c. Zila panchayat
d. All of these
The correct answer is : All of these
27) Find the missing number in the series - 100, 75, 59, 50, 46, ?
a. 45
b. 40
c. 35
d. 30
The correct answer is : 45
28) Which of the following is not a water borne disease?
a. Cholera
b. Typhoid
c. Cancer
d. Cancer
The correct answer is : Cancer
29) Which of the following causes change in seasons?
a. Revolution
b. Rotation
c. Aphelion
d. Perihelion
The correct answer is : Revolution
30) Find the length of a rectangle whose breadth is 48 cm and the area is 1728 sq cm.
a. 24 cm
b. 30 cm
c. 36 cm
d. 40 cm
The correct answer is : 36 cm
31) Find the wrongly spelt word.
a. Pressure
b. Tournament
c. Steadily
d. Oponent
The correct answer is : Oponent
32) Heavenly bodies which have their own light are:
a. Planets
b. Comets
c. Satellites
d. Stars
The correct answer is : Stars
33) _____________ is a major green house gas which keeps the earth warm by not allowing the heat to escape from its surface.
a. Oxygen
b. Carbon dioxide
c. Nitrogen
d. Hydrogen
The correct answer is : Carbon dioxide
34) The belief that some 'races' are superior to others are termed as:
a. stereotype
b. apartheid
c. racism
d. discrimination
The correct answer is : racism
35) A man buys 35 pen and 65 books. The cost price of pen and books is same i.e. Rs 26 per item. What is the cost of both the items?
a. Rs 2600
b. Rs 2550
c. Rs 2650
d. Rs 2500
The correct answer is : Rs 2600
36) Fin the odd from the given choices.
a. Keyboard
b. Monitor
c. Mouse
d. Speaker
The correct answer is : Speaker
37) Who is known as second Ashoka?
a. Samudra Gupta
b. Kanishka
c. Chandragupta Maurya
d. Harshvardhana
The correct answer is : Kanishka
38) The number not divisible by 7 is:
a. 161
b. 224
c. 251
d. 294
The correct answer is : 251
39) If A is coded as Z, B is coded as Y, C is coded as X then BUS will be coded as?
a. YFH
b. YFG
c. YFI
d. YFJ
The correct answer is : YFH
40) The product of place values of digits 6 and 4 in the number 987654321 is
a. 2400
b. 24000
c. 240000
d. 2400000
The correct answer is : 2400000
41) Hindu-Arabic numeral for XCIX is:
a. 29
b. 99
c. 79
d. 49
The correct answer is : 99
42) The four main points of a compass are called:
a. cardinal points
b. direction points
c. cross points
d. pole points
The correct answer is : cardinal points
43) The hollow space in the bone is called?
a. Cavity
b. Marrow
c. Joint
d. Backbone
The correct answer is : Cavity
44) Find the area of the square whose perimeter is 80 m.
a. 600
b. 200
c. 800
d. 400
The correct answer is : 400
45) Who is the presiding officer of the Municipal Corporation?
a. Sarpanch
b. Mayor
c. Chairman
d. Chief Executive Officer
The correct answer is : Mayor
46) Which of the following are fossil fuels?
a. Coal
b. Petroleum
c. Natural Gas
d. All of these
The correct answer is : All of these
47) Participating in the election process is called:
a. Election
b. Judiciary
c. Universal Adult Franchise
d. Democracy
The correct answer is : Universal Adult Franchise
48) Which of the following is not a form of precipitation?
a. Cloud
b. Fog
c. Dew
d. Rain
The correct answer is : Cloud
49) Which of the following was not there in Vedic age?
a. Caste system
b. Marriage
c. Dowry system
d. Sati system
The correct answer is : Sati system
50) Find the cost of carpeting a room 15 m long and 10 m wide at the rate of Rs 165 per square metre.
a. Rs 24750
b. Rs 24250
c. Rs 24000
d. Rs 24500
The correct answer is : Rs 24750