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Questions & Answers for Class 9-10, November-2014

1) The mass per unit volume of a substance is called?
a. Weight
b. Density
c. Force
d. Tension
The correct answer is : Density
2) Who was known as Grand Old Man of India?
a. Mahatma Gandhi
b. Jawahar Lal Nehru
c. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
d. Dadabhai Naoroji
The correct answer is : Dadabhai Naoroji
3) Who is the author of the book - Wings of Fire?
a. APJ Abdul Kalam
b. Jawahar Lal Nehru
c. Indira Gandhi
d. Vikram Seth
The correct answer is : APJ Abdul Kalam
4) S.I. unit of Tension is?
a. N/m2
b. N
c. kg/m3
d. Wb
The correct answer is : N/m2
5) Largest gulf in the world is?
a. Gulf of Oman
b. Gulf of Aden
c. Gulf of Mexico
d. Persian Gulf
The correct answer is : Gulf of Mexico
6) Who was the first person to reach North Pole?
a. Robert Peary
b. Roald Amundsen
c. Christopher Columbus
d. Henry Hudson
The correct answer is : Robert Peary
7) Basalt is an example of?
a. Sedimentary rock
b. Igneous rock
c. Metamorphic rock
d. none of these
The correct answer is : Igneous rock
8) The perimeter of a rectangle plot is 48 m and area is 108 m2. The dimension of the plot are?
a. 27 m and 4 m
b. 18 m and 6 m
c. 36 m and 3 m
d. 12 m and 9 m
The correct answer is : 18 m and 6 m
9) What is the appropriate technology to be adopted for rural electrification and cooking?
a. Electricity
b. Nuclear energy
c. Tidal energy
d. Biogas
The correct answer is : Biogas
10) First Vice-President of India was?
a. Dr Rajendra Prasad
b. Dr S Radhakrishnan
c. Vallabbhai Patel
d. John Mathai
The correct answer is : Dr S Radhakrishnan
11) I.S.R.O. stands for?
a. Indian Scientific Research Organisation
b. International Safety Research Organisation
c. International Satellite Research Organisation
d. Indian Space Research Organisation
The correct answer is : Indian Space Research Organisation
12) Old name of Zimbabwe is?
a. Malaya
b. Persia
c. Southern Rhodesia
d. Zanzibar
The correct answer is : Southern Rhodesia
13) An amount will double itself in 16 years at a certain simple interest. What is the rate of interest per annum?
a. 0.08
b. 0.1
c. 15/4%
d. 25/4%
The correct answer is : 25/4%
14) Diabetes is a disease affecting
a. Pancreas
b. Liver
c. Heart
d. Lungs
The correct answer is : Pancreas
15) 0 degree is equivalent to
a. 253 K
b. 263 K
c. 273 K
d. 283 K
The correct answer is : 273 K
16) If the number p is 5 more than q and the sum of the squares of p and q is 55, the the product of p and q is?
a. 10
b. -10
c. 15
d. -15
The correct answer is : 15
17) When rain falls through a cold layer of air near the earth's surface, rain drops get frozen into ice. This type of precipitation is called
a. Sleet
b. Hail
c. Snowfall
d. Ice crystals
The correct answer is : Hail
18) Second biggest country of the world in terms of area is?
a. Russia
b. USA
c. China
d. Canada
The correct answer is : Canada
19) Pongal festival is celebrated in the month of
a. January
b. March
c. July
d. October
The correct answer is : January
20) A person presses the earth least when he is
a. Standing
b. Sitting
c. Running
d. Lying on the ground
The correct answer is : Lying on the ground
21) Who is the founder of Google?
a. Bill Gates
b. Larry Ellison
c. Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger
d. Sergey Brin and Larry Page
The correct answer is : Sergey Brin and Larry Page
22) Rs 700 are distributed among A, B and C such that A gets half of what B gets and B gets half of what C gets. What is the share of C?
a. Rs 600
b. Rs 400
c. Rs 300
d. Rs 200
The correct answer is : Rs 400
23) In Rajya Sabha, how many members are nominated by the President of India?
a. 8
b. 10
c. 12
d. 14
The correct answer is : 12
24) Synonym of the word - Clandestine is
a. Useful
b. Dangerous
c. Secret
d. Family
The correct answer is : Secret
25) Boundary line between USA and Canada is called?
a. 17th parallel
b. 20th parallel
c. 38th parallel
d. 49th parallel
The correct answer is : 49th parallel
26) In summer, sometimes the bicycle tube bursts because inside the tube
a. weight of the tube increases
b. pressure of the air increases
c. pressure of the air decreases
d. volume of the air decreases
The correct answer is : pressure of the air increases
27) Which of the following passes through India?
a. Tropic of Capricorn
b. Tropic of Cancer
c. Equator
d. 0 degree Longitude
The correct answer is : Tropic of Cancer
28) The forces of attraction between the particles are maximum in?
a. gas
b. solid
c. liquid
d. none of these
The correct answer is : solid
29) Being _____________, the judge gave a favourable verdict.
a. sagacious
b. pugnacious
c. malicious
d. tenacious
The correct answer is : sagacious
30) A sphere of radius 6 cm is melted and then a solid cylinder of base radius 2 cm is made from it. The height of the solid cylinder, thus formed, is?
a. 72 cm
b. 36 cm
c. 12 cm
d. 24 cm
The correct answer is : 72 cm
31) Peter Parker is the original name of which superhero?
a. Phantom
b. Batman
c. Superman
d. Spiderman
The correct answer is : Spiderman
32) In the numbers from 100 to 1000, how many times digit '1' comes at the ten's place?
a. 9
b. 90
c. 100
d. 900
The correct answer is : 90
33) Who is called Father of Evolution?
a. Euclid
b. Gregor Mendel
c. Aristotle
d. Charles Darwin
The correct answer is : Charles Darwin
34) The Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed in the year:
a. 1930
b. 1931
c. 1932
d. 1933
The correct answer is : 1931
35) Antonym of the word - Doleful is
a. Cheerful
b. Deceitful
c. Beautiful
d. Mournful
The correct answer is : Cheerful
36) A person who is specially interested in the study of coins and medals.
a. medallist
b. coinist
c. numismatist
d. numerist
The correct answer is : numismatist
37) In a division sum, a student took 63 as divisor instead of 36. His answer was 24. The correct answer is:
a. 28
b. 32
c. 36
d. 42
The correct answer is : 42
38) World Environment Day is celebrated every year on:
a. January 15
b. June 5
c. July 10
d. August 26
The correct answer is : June 5
39) Change of gaseous state directly to solid state without going through liquid state, and vice versa is called?
a. Evaporation
b. Sublimation
c. Condensation
d. Solidification
The correct answer is : Sublimation
40) Holding of elections for the Village Panchayat is decided by:
a. The Election Commission
b. The Central Government
c. The Collector
d. The State Government
The correct answer is : The State Government
41) An ion is nothing but
a. Electrically charged atom
b. Positive charge of an electron
c. Negative charge of an electron
d. Positive and negative charge of an electron
The correct answer is : Electrically charged atom
42) When a ship crosses the International Date Line from West to East,
a. it loses one day
b. it gains one day
c. it loses half-a-day
d. it gains half-a-day
The correct answer is : it loses one day
43) The strait which separates India and Sri Lanka is called?
a. Strait of Gibralter
b. Bering Strait
c. Cook Strait
d. Palk Strait
The correct answer is : Palk Strait
44) Two numbers are in the ratio 5 : 6. If 7 is added to both the numbers, their ratio becomes 6 : 7. The original numbers are:
a. 20, 24
b. 25, 30
c. 35, 42
d. 15, 18
The correct answer is : 35, 42
45) Who wrote the patriotic song - Sare Jahan Se Achcha?
a. Rabindranath Tagore
b. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
c. Muhammad Iqbal
d. Kavi Pradeep
The correct answer is : Muhammad Iqbal
46) In which city the famous museum Madame Tussaud is located?
a. Paris
b. London
c. New York
d. Moscow
The correct answer is : London
47) This technology is used to protect e-commerce pages.
c. SSL
The correct answer is : SSL
48) Who invented Television?
a. John Logie Baird
b. Alexander Graham Bell
c. James Watt
d. Thomas Alva Edison
The correct answer is : John Logie Baird
49) Rama travels 10 km towards the north, turns left and travels 4 km and then again turns right and covers another 5 km and then turns right and travels another 4 km. How far is he from the starting point?
a. 5 km
b. 10 km
c. 15 km
d. 20 km
The correct answer is : 15 km
50) Largest ocean in the world is?
a. Atlantic
b. Pacific
c. Artic
d. Indian
The correct answer is : Pacific