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Questions & Answers for Class 6-8, November-2013

1) Who said the quoted words "Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feels, and what one achieves."
a. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
b. Jawahar Lal Nehru
c. Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam
d. Raja Rammohan Roy
The correct answer is : Jawahar Lal Nehru
2) The period proclaimed by United Nations as the International Decade for "United Nations Decade of Sustainable Energy for All" is
a. 2008 - 2017
b. 2010 - 2020
c. 2011 – 2020
d. 2014 - 2024
The correct answer is : 2014 - 2024
3) Clouding of the lens inside the eye which leads to a decrease in vision is called
a. Glaucoma
b. Cataract
c. Drusen
d. Trachoma
The correct answer is : Cataract
4) Exact correspondence of form and constituent configuration on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane or about a center or an axis is called
a. reflection
b. refraction
c. symmetry
d. all of the above
The correct answer is : symmetry
5) You have 3 meters of blue ribbon for your gift boxes. Each box gets the same amount of ribbon. How much ribbon will each of 12 boxes get?
a. 20 cms
b. 25 cms
c. 30 cms
d. 35 cms
The correct answer is : 25 cms
6) " The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education." Identify the part of speech of bold and underlined word.
a. Noun
b. Pronoun
c. Verb phrase
d. adverb
The correct answer is : Verb phrase
7) The National Academy of Sciences India (NASI), Which is also the first science academy of India founded in the year 1930 is situated at
a. New Delhi
b. Allahabad
c. Nainital
d. Bangalore
The correct answer is : Allahabad
8) The world widest banyan tree spread over 14,400 sq m area is at?
a. Kolkata
b. Brazil
c. Jordan
d. Peru
The correct answer is : Brazil
9) Which of the following is a bad habit?
a. Playing with your mobile during classes and study halls.
b. Staying home sick when you're perfectly healthy
c. Going to class late
d. all of the above
The correct answer is : all of the above
10) Who is the Chief guest for the closing ceremony of 100 years Indian cinema held at Chennai?
a. Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh
b. President Pranab Mukherjee
c. Chief Justice P Sathasivam
d. Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar
The correct answer is : President Pranab Mukherjee
11) If a Indian language is to be recognized by Government of India, at least how many people should speak the language?
a. 1000
b. 2000
c. 5000
d. 10000
The correct answer is : 10000
12) Which of the following is the most stable ecosystem ?
a. Mountains
b. Deserts
c. Ocean
d. Forest
The correct answer is : Ocean
13) Which of the following is responsible for climate change?
a. Pollution
b. Green house gases
c. Ozone layer depletion
d. all of the above
The correct answer is : all of the above
14) "I get headache _________ I travel by bus." Fill in the blank with the following suitable word.
a. by
b. when
c. for
d. about
The correct answer is : when
15) Find the plural for "memorandum".
a. memorand
b. memorandumes
c. memoranda
d. memorandames
The correct answer is : memoranda
16) Laxman has 48 colour papers to decorate the class room. Among them 12.5% are yellow papers. How many are yellow papers?
a. 4
b. 6
c. 8
d. 10
The correct answer is : 6
17) Benefits of using Vermicompost is
a. Improves soil aeration
b. Improves water holding capacity[
c. Creates low-skill jobs at local level
d. all of the above
The correct answer is : all of the above
18) Find the past tense for "buy ".
a. buid
b. buyed
c. bought
d. boughted
The correct answer is : bought
19) Which of the following statement is not correct?
a. Economics as the study of the nature and causes of nations' wealth or simply as the study of wealt
b. Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
c. Marketing is the process by which a firm profitably translates customer needs into revenue
d. None of the above
The correct answer is : None of the above
20) " OPD " is the short form for
a. Open Petrol Department
b. One Poem Development
c. Out Patient Department
d. One Percent Due
The correct answer is : Out Patient Department
21) The powers that government has to disallow media from publishing or showing certain stories is called
a. Publication
b. Censorship
c. Broadcast
d. Public protest
The correct answer is : Censorship
22) The opposite word for boring is
a. Speaking
b. Interesting
c. Ordinary
d. repellent
The correct answer is : Interesting
23) A bag of chocolates can be shared equally among 4,5 and 6 children with none leftover. What is the least number of chocolates in the bag?
a. 40
b. 50
c. 60
d. 80
The correct answer is : 60
24) The amount that is left or gained from earnings after deducting all the costs is called
a. Loss
b. Profit
c. Selling price
d. Market Price
The correct answer is : Profit
25) Who said these words "First of all, our young men must be strong. Religion will come afterwards. Be strong, my young friends, that is my advice to you. You will be nearer to heaven through football than through the study of the GEETA. … You will understand the GEETA better with your biceps, your muscles, a little stronger."
a. Dara singh
b. Swami Vivekananda
c. Sardar Vallabhai Patel
d. Manjit Singh
The correct answer is : Swami Vivekananda
26) Which of the following is not a principle of democracy?
a. The rule of Law
b. Freedom of the press
c. Inactive political processes
d. Respect of Human rights
The correct answer is : Inactive political processes
27) Motion that repeats itself after some period of time, is called
a. rectilinear motion
b. circular motion
c. periodic motion
d. all of the above
The correct answer is : periodic motion
28) which of the following is not correct with regard to Carbon?
a. Carbon is a chemical element with the symbol C and atomic number 16.
b. Carbon was discovered by early human civilizations in the form charcoal and soot.
c. Carbon is the 4th most common element in the Universe
d. Carbon monoxide (CO) is very toxic to both humans and animals.
The correct answer is : Carbon is a chemical element with the symbol C and atomic number 16.
29) Which of the following is true?
a. (5a+7b) = 2(3a+7b)
b. 7xy = 7(x+y)
c. 3(3a+2b) = 9a +6b
d. t+2t+3t+4t = 10+t
The correct answer is : 3(3a+2b) = 9a +6b
30) Most populated metro as per census 2011 in India is
a. Chennai
b. Mumbai
c. Delhi
d. Kolkata
The correct answer is : Mumbai
31) Mirror reflection gives us
a. shadows
b. Unclear images
c. clear images
d. multiple images
The correct answer is : clear images
32) Which of the following is synonym for the word list ?
a. Schedule
b. agenda
c. inventory
d. all of the above
The correct answer is : all of the above
33) How many Greco Roman medals won by India in world wrestling championship at Budapest?
a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4
The correct answer is : 3
34) Which of the following should be in the first aid kit?
a. Cotton - tipped swabs and Antiseptic ointment,
b. Anti-itch lotion or cream
c. Sterile adhesive bandages in assorted sizes
d. all of the above
The correct answer is : all of the above
35) World disability Day is celebrated on
a. 01-Dec
b. 03-Dec
c. 04-Dec
d. 07-Dec
The correct answer is : 03-Dec
36) Author of "Bhartruhari neeti satakam in Telugu" was
a. Kamala kantha
b. Enugu Laxmana Kavi
c. Ramprasad Sen
d. Akka Mahadevi
The correct answer is : Enugu Laxmana Kavi
37) What is that not related to games and sports?
a. Love
b. Service
c. Dunce
d. Runner
The correct answer is : Dunce
38) Find the next number from the series 960, 480, 240, ___ .
a. 200
b. 160
c. 120
d. 80
The correct answer is : 120
39) The skull, the back bone, ribs and the breast bone, shoulder and hipbones, and the bones of hands and legs are comprises as
a. Body
b. Blood
c. Skeleton
d. Muscles
The correct answer is : Skeleton
40) We should be very careful when working with electricity because our body is a
a. Insulator
b. reflector
c. machine
d. conductor
The correct answer is : conductor
41) Handpicking, winnowing, sieving, sedimentation, decantation and filtration are some of the methods of
a. mixing substances
b. viewing substances
c. separating substances
d. all of the above
The correct answer is : separating substances
42) A scalene triangle is an example for
a. No line of symmetry
b. Only one line of symmetry
c. Two lines of symmetry
d. Three lines of symmetry
The correct answer is : No line of symmetry
43) World record largest Robot measuring 24 meters high and 48 meters wide is situated at
a. America
b. Australia
c. Germany
d. Japan
The correct answer is : Australia
44) A pair – a pointer on one end and a pencil on the other to mark off equal lengths but not to measure them is called
a. Scale
b. Set square
c. Compass
d. Divider
The correct answer is : Compass
45) A collection of numbers gathered to give some information is called
a. Tally marks
b. Data
c. frequency
d. graph
The correct answer is : Data
46) The first major newspaper in India "The Bengal Gazette" was started in the year
a. 1692
b. 1780
c. 1895
d. 1927
The correct answer is : 1780
47) If a food item or raw ingredient colour is changed to Blue - Black on putting 2 -3 drops of dilute Iodine solution, it indicates the presence of
a. Proteins
b. carbohydrates
c. Fat
d. all of the above
The correct answer is : carbohydrates
48) Write the number in " 100 m below sea level" with the appropriate sign.
a. =10 X 10 m
b. + 100 m
c. - 100 m
d. All of the above
The correct answer is : - 100 m
49) Which of the following statement is correct?
a. The rate of change of distance with respect to time is called speed
b. A quantum of electromagnetic energy is called Neutron
c. Electrons are present in the nucleus.
d. All the above
The correct answer is : The rate of change of distance with respect to time is called speed
50) The value which changes 2a + 7 (a-1)= 56 into a true statement is
a. 3
b. 5
c. 7
d. 9
The correct answer is : 7