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1. What is the wavelength of visible spectrum?


A : 8500 - 9800 angstrom

B : 7800 - 8000 angstrom

C : 3900 - 7600 angstrom

D : 1300 - 3000 angstrom

2. In an atomic nucleus, neutrons and protons are held together by


A : gravitational forces

B : exchange forces

C : coulombic forces

D : magnetic forces

3. The isotope of uranium capable of sustaining chain reaction is


A : U-235

B : U-245

C : U-239

D : U-238

4. The dark lines in the solar spectrum are due to


A : absorption of corresponding wavelengths by the outer layers of the sun

B : destructive interference between waves of certain definite wavelengths

C : absorption of corresponding wavelengths by the prism used in the photograph

D : absence of corresponding wavelengths from the light emitted by the core of the sun

5. Atoms are composed of


A : electrons and protons

B : electrons only

C : protons only

D : electrons and nuclei

6. Who suggested that most of the mass of the atom is located in the nucleus?


A : Thompson

B : Bohr

C : Rutherford

D : Einstein

7. Which of the following has a least penetrating power?


A : All have same penetrating power

B : Beta Particles

C : Alpha particles

D : Gamma rays

8. The age of most ancient geological formations is estimated by


A : Ra - Si method

B : Potassium - argon method

C : C 14 method

D : Uranium - lead method

9. In an atomic explosion, enormous energy is released which is due to


A : conversion of chemical energy into heat energy

B : conversion of mechanical energy into nuclear energy

C : conversion of mass into energy

D : conversion of neutrons into protons

10. How many colours the sunlight spectrum has?


A : Three

B : Seven

C : Four

D : Five

1. Isotopes are separated by


A : crystallisation

B : sublimation

C : distillation

D : filtration

2. Which of the following rays are more penetrating?


A : Beta rays

B : Alpha rays

C : Gamma rays

D : X-rays

3. Which of the following is commonly called a 'polyamide'?


A : Terylene

B : Nylon

C : Rayon

D : Orlon

4. Soap is a mixture of sodium or potassium salts of


A : dicarboxylic acids

B : monocarboxylic acids

C : glycerol

D : tricarboxylic acids

5. Deep blue colour is imparted to glass by the presence of


A : cupric oxide

B : nickel oxide

C : cobalt oxide

D : iron oxide

6. Optic fibres are mainly used for which of the following?


A : Musical instruments

B : Food industry

C : Weaving

D : Communication

7. Paper is manufactured by


A : Wood and resin

B : Wood, sodium and bleaching powder

C : Wood, calcium, hydrogen sulphite and resin

D : Wood and bleaching powder

8. Which is/are the important raw material(s) required in cement industry?


A : Gypsum and Clay

B : Clay

C : Limestone and Clay

D : Limestone

9. In vulcanisation, natural rubber is heated with


A : Carbon

B : Silicon

C : Sulphur

D : Phosphorous

10. Which of the following is used for removing air bubbles from glass during its manufacture?


A : Arsenous oxide

B : Potassium carbonate

C : Soda ash

D : Feldspar

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