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Questions & Answers for Class 6-8, December 2017

1) Select the correct meaning for the given Idioms and Phrases - A bolt from the blue.
a. a delayed event
b. an inexplicable event
c. an unexpected event
d. a pleasant event
The correct answer is : an unexpected event
2) Ajatshatru hosted the _____ Buddhist Council at Rajagriha after Gautam Buddha's death.
a. first
b. second
c. third
d. fourth
The correct answer is : first
3) Which is used by computers to store information permanently?
a. RAM
b. Hard disk
c. Processor
d. Mother board
The correct answer is : Hard disk
4) The trunk of a tree is covered in an outside layer called?
a. Shoot
b. Root
c. Tulip
d. Bark
The correct answer is : Bark
5) Among Gorilla, Elephant, Crocodile and Bear, which is not a mammal?
a. Gorilla
b. Elephant
c. Crocodile
d. Bear
The correct answer is : Crocodile
6) Choose the word which is similar in meaning to the word - DISTINCT.
a. Noticeable
b. Arguable
c. Debatable
d. Questionable
The correct answer is : Noticeable
7) In Jainism, who was the 24th and the last Tirthankaras?
a. Rishabha
b. Siddhartha
c. Parsavanath
d. Mahavira
The correct answer is : Mahavira
8) Which of the following does not belong to the group?
a. Narendra Modi
b. Manmohan Singh
c. Pranab Mukherjee
d. Atal Behari Vajpayee
The correct answer is : Pranab Mukherjee
9) Among O, V, K and H which letter does not have a vertical line of symmetry?
a. O
b. V
c. K
d. H
The correct answer is : K
10) U-shaped magnets are known as ________ magnet.
a. Bar
b. Horseshoe
c. Ring
d. Disc
The correct answer is : Horseshoe
11) Which word is correctly spelt?
a. Obedience
b. Negosiate
c. Mesurement
d. Laundary
The correct answer is : Obedience
12) In a computer what is done to create more free spaces in a hard disk?
a. System restore
b. Booting
c. Format
d. Defragmentation
The correct answer is : Defragmentation
13) Microsoft Edge is a:
a. Application program
b. Operating System
c. Web browser
d. Super computer
The correct answer is : Web browser
14) In which country 2017 Men's Hockey Asia Cup is being held?
a. Bangladesh
b. India
c. Pakistan
d. Japan
The correct answer is : Bangladesh
15) The product of face values of digits 8 and 5 in the number 854 is:
a. 4000000
b. 40000
c. 400000
d. 40
The correct answer is : 40000
16) The method of supplying water to crops artificial means when rainfall in the region is not sufficient is called:
a. Hydration
b. Harvesting
c. Raining
d. Irrigation
The correct answer is : Irrigation
17) Among plastic bag, bucket, glass and paper, which is biodegradable?
a. Plastic bag
b. Bucket
c. Glass
d. Paper
The correct answer is : Paper
18) Find the sum of 265 and 245 to nearest hundred is _____.
a. 400
b. 500
c. 510
d. 550
The correct answer is : 500
19) Kanha National Park is in which state?
a. Madhya Pradesh
b. Assam
c. Uttar Pradesh
d. West Bengal
The correct answer is : Madhya Pradesh
20) The process in which liquid water solidifies to form ice is called:
a. Melting
b. Freezing
c. Precipitation
d. Condensation
The correct answer is : Freezing
21) The process feeding data into the computer is called:
a. Booting
b. Processing
c. Output
d. Input
The correct answer is : Input
22) A line of symmetry divides a kite into ____ equal parts.
a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4
The correct answer is : 2
23) Prakash Padukone is related to which sports?
a. Cricket
b. Wrestling
c. Badminton
d. Boxing
The correct answer is : Badminton
24) Width of all the rectangles in a bargraph is always:
a. Equal
b. Unequal
c. Double
d. Triple
The correct answer is : Equal
25) Find the wrongly spelt word.
a. Systematic
b. Subsidairy
c. Subordinate
d. Substantiate
The correct answer is : Subsidairy
26) ________ when magnetised retains its magnetism for a long time.
a. Steel
b. Cobalt
c. Nickel
d. Tin
The correct answer is : Steel
27) Among the places Kota, Surat, Ajmer and Bikaner which is not in Rajasthan?
a. Kota
b. Surat
c. Ajmer
d. Bikaner
The correct answer is : Surat
28) Among 408, 662, 364 and 486 which number is completely divisible by 12 is?
a. 408
b. 662
c. 364
d. 486
The correct answer is : 408
29) Range of the data 3, 6, 2, 4, 9, 7, 12, 11, 5, 20 is:
a. 12
b. 20
c. 15
d. 18
The correct answer is : 18
30) The amount of water vapour contained in a given volume of air is called:
a. Calorie
b. Osmosis
c. Humidity
d. Diffusion
The correct answer is : Humidity
31) Find the sum: (-37) + 15 - (-23).
a. 0
b. 1
c. 2
d. 3
The correct answer is : 1
32) The process by which leaves and stem of plants lose water to the atmosphere is called:
a. Respiration
b. Transpiration
c. Oxidation
d. Photosynthesis
The correct answer is : Transpiration
33) They reached the railway station before the train _________.
a. was leaving
b. had left
c. had been left
d. left
The correct answer is : left
34) The product of two numbers is 1000 and their HCF is 20. Find their LCM.
a. 50
b. 100
c. 25
d. 10
The correct answer is : 50
35) ________ of land increases air spaces in soil and plant roots can breathe well.
a. Mulching
b. Composting
c. Weeding
d. Tilling
The correct answer is : Tilling
36) Height above sea level is called:
a. Longitude
b. Altitude
c. Magnitude
d. Latitude
The correct answer is : Altitude
37) Form a new number by interchanging the digits 5 and 2 in 8532. Now find the difference between the new number and the original number.
a. 295
b. 300
c. 297
d. 303
The correct answer is : 297
38) ________ is a major green house gas which keeps the earth warm by not allowing the heat to escape from its surface.
a. Carbon dioxide
b. Oxygen
c. Nitrogen
d. Hydrogen
The correct answer is : Carbon dioxide
39) Among Sun, Water and Air, which is a renewable source?
a. Sun
b. Water
c. Air
d. All of these
The correct answer is : All of these
40) Data that is copied from an application is stored in?
a. Clipboard
b. Paint
c. Notepad
d. MS Word
The correct answer is : Clipboard
41) Who founded Indian National Congress in the year 1885?
a. W C Banerjee
b. Motilal Nehru
c. A O Hume
d. Annie Besant
The correct answer is : A O Hume
42) Karthik saves Rs 500 per month. How much money will he save in 3 years?
a. Rs 20000
b. Rs 18000
c. Rs 24000
d. Rs 16000
The correct answer is : Rs 18000
43) What is the minimum age limit to become the Governor of a state in India?
a. 21 years
b. 25 years
c. 30 years
d. 35 years
The correct answer is : 35 years
44) Usain Bolt, an eight-time Olympic champion belongs to which country?
a. USA
b. Jamaica
c. Nigeria
d. Ghana
The correct answer is : Jamaica
45) Who is the current Vice-President of India (As of October 2017)?
a. M Venkaiah Naidu
b. Ram Nath Kovind
c. Hamid Ansari
d. Pratibha Patil
The correct answer is : M Venkaiah Naidu
46) Which country is hosting the Under-17 FIFA Football World Cup 2017?
a. Brazil
b. Argentina
c. India
d. France
The correct answer is : India
47) The sum of successor and predecessor of 250 is:
a. 499
b. 500
c. 498
d. 501
The correct answer is : 500
48) Among Ants, Cockroaches, Mosquitoes and Spider which does not have 6 legs?
a. Ants
b. Cockroaches
c. Mosquitoes
d. Spider
The correct answer is : Spider
49) Among Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, which is the largest state in terms of area?
a. Gujarat
b. Karnataka
c. Andhra Pradesh
d. Odisha
The correct answer is : Gujarat
50) Head quarter of World Health Organisation (WHO) is in which country?
a. Belgium
b. Austria
c. Switzerland
d. Spain
The correct answer is : Switzerland