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Techkriti Science Quiz Mains

  1. 1. Round 1. Fight!!!Host: Shashank Pisupati
  2. 2. Infinite Bounce Clockwise Passing+10 for each correct answer
  3. 3. 1. X and Werner Heisenberg enjoyed at first a strongrelationship. It began as one between a mentor and his protégé. X had become aware of Heisenbergs talent during a lecture Heisenberg gave in Göttingen in 1922. Heisenberg, like most of Xs assistants, learned Danish. Heisenbergs uncertainty principle was developed during this period, as was Xs complementarity principle
  4. 4. •Neils Bohr
  5. 5. 2.•X’s Y is a thought experiment, usually described as aparadox, devised by Austrian physicist X in 1935. Itillustrates what he saw as the problem of theCopenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanicsapplied to everyday objects. Although the original"experiment" was imaginary, similar principles havebeen researched and used in practical applications. Inthe course of developing this experiment, X coined theterm Verschränkung (entanglement).•Identify the Experiment talked about ?
  6. 6. •Schrodinger’s Cat
  7. 7. 3. Identify X.•King Hieron II commissioned X to design ahuge ship, the Syracusia, which could be usedfor luxury travel, carrying supplies, and as anaval warship. The Syracusia is said to havebeen the largest ship built in classical antiquity.Since a ship of this size would leak aconsiderable amount of water through the hull,the__________ was purportedly developed inorder to remove the bilge water. Xs machinecould also be used to transfer water from a low-lying body of water into irrigation canals.
  8. 8. •Archimedes
  9. 9. 4. What are these examples of ???•Gerrolds Laws of Infernal Dynamics #1: If an object is inmotion, it will always be going in the wrong direction•Gerrolds Laws of Infernal Dynamics #2: If an object isstationary, it will always be in the wrong place.•Everything takes longer than you think. Or, everything takestwice as long as it should; excepting that which appearseasy, taking three times as long.•The first 90% of the job takes the first 90% of the time. Thesecond 10% of the job takes the second 90% of the time.•Just when you see the light at the end of the tunnel, the roofcaves in.
  10. 10. •Murphy’s Law.•It is used as guiding principle for safety-criticalsystems.•It was coined by Aerospace Engineer EddyMurphy.
  11. 11. 5. Name the scientist who proposed the ingenious model shown below.
  12. 12. •Kepler.•He related the fact that there are only 5 paltonicsolids (octahedron, icosahedron, dodecahedron,tetrahedron, cube) with the fact that there wereonly 5 planets (at the time) and came up with thisingenious model.
  13. 13. 6.What is the importance of this reaction?
  14. 14. •This was the first time an organic compound(urea)was synthesised from inorganic starting materials,hence disproving the vital force theory in 1828. Thescientist responsible was Friedrich Wöhler.
  15. 15. Visual Round Classical Format(No Infinite Bounce)
  16. 16. •X & Y were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for developing the semiconductor device D. Z used this device to make the modern avatar of anubiquitous gadget. Which gadget are we talking about here???? •Hint: Z is an employee of a recently bankrupt company, which it might have avoided had it capitalised on Zs invention in time.
  17. 17. X Y Z
  18. 18. D(animation)
  19. 19. Answer•Digital Camera•D=Charged coupled device•Z=Steven Sasson of Eastman KodakX&Y=Willard Boyle and George E. Smith of BellLabs who were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize inPhysics in 2009
  20. 20. Whose travels are shown on this map??
  21. 21. Charles Darwin on the HMS Beagle. He made hismost seminal discoveries at Galapagos Islandsnear South America
  22. 22. Whose work is being shown here?
  23. 23. Leonardo da Vinci’s study of human embryos.
  24. 24. 4.What is this google doodle commemorating??
  25. 25. •Discovery of water on the moon by Chandrayaan.
  26. 26. 5.Identify the blanked out brand name.
  27. 27. •Aspirin
  28. 28. 6.Whom does this Soviet Stamp Commemorate??
  29. 29. •al-Khwārizmī•His works in arabic introduced the western world to Indian mathematics including the place valueand system systematic solutionof linear and quadratic equations. Because of thishe was considered the father of modern algebra.
  30. 30. Infinite BounceCounter-Clockwise Passing+10 for each correct answer
  31. 31. 1.Identify X. •X is a theoritical physicist and creator of the X variables.•X is one of the founders of loop quantum gravity and its subfield loop quantum cosmology. •In 1999, X and his colleagues were able tocalculate the entropy for a black hole, matching a legendary 1974 prediction by Hawking.
  32. 32. •Prof. Abhay Asthekar
  33. 33. 2. What is being talked about ? Alternatively give X & Y •It is a Machian theory of gravity proposed by Xand Y that fits into the quasi steady state model of the universe. •Y is known for his work in championing models alternative to the popular Big Bang model.•It proposes that the inertial mass of a particle is a function of the masses of all other particles, multiplied by a coupling constant, which is a function of cosmic epoch. •In cosmologies based on it, the gravitational constant G decreases strongly with time.
  34. 34. •Hoyle-Narlikar theory•Fred Hoyle and Jayant Narlikar
  35. 35. 3.Which famous physicists achievements include the discovery of benzene, investigation of the clathrate hydrate of chlorine, invention of an early form of the Bunsen burner and the system of oxidation numbers, and popularisation of terminology such as anode, cathode, electrode, and ion???
  36. 36. Michael Faraday
  37. 37. 4.Identify ‘us’ .•If we assume that the X-ray scattering of the unmodified typeobserved by Prof. Compton corresponds to the normal or averagestate of the atoms and molecules, …….•The new type of light scattering discovered by “us” naturallyrequires very powerful illumination for its observation. In ourexperiments, a beam of sunlight was converged successively by atelescope objective of 18 cm. aperture and 230 cm focal length, andby a second lens was placed the scattering material, which is eithera liquid or its dust-free vapour……… A blue-violet filter, whencoupled with a yellow-green filter and placed in the incident light,completely extinguished the track of the light through the liquid orvapour. The reappearance of the track when the yellow filter istransferred to a place between it and the observers eye is proof ofthe existence of a modified scattered radiation. Spectroscopicconfirmation is also available.....
  38. 38. C.V. Raman and a research associate describing the Raman Effect.
  39. 39. 5.•The microorganism must be isolated from adiseased organism and grown in pure culture.•The cultured microorganism should cause diseasewhen introduced into a healthy organism.•The microorganism must be reisolated from theinoculated, diseased experimental host andidentified as being identical to the original specificcausative agent.•The microorganism must be found in abundancein all organisms suffering from the disease, butshould not be found in healthy organisms.•What are we talking about?
  40. 40. •Kochs postulates. These are four criteriadesigned to establish a causal relationshipbetween a causative microbe and a disease.
  41. 41. 6.The X theory holds that all combustible resources contain X, a substance without colour, odor, taste or mass, and is liberated in burning. Once burned, the "deXed" substance was held to be in its "true" form, the calx.
  42. 42. Phlogiston.
  43. 43. Mega Connect(Written Round)
  44. 44. 1. Connect Kurt Wüthrich Richard R. Ernst Karl Alexander Müller Heinrich Rohrer Vladimir Prelog Felix Bloch Leopold Ružicka Paul Karrer Albert Einstein Charles Édouard Guillaume Alfred Werner
  45. 45. 2. Identify.
  46. 46. 3.Identify X.Physics journals refused to publish Xs paper. Various editors ignored his findings, contending that he had presented them with a simple mistake. Discouraged, he wrote to Y, who immediately agreed with him. His theory finally achieved respect when X sent his own paper in support of Y’s to Zeitschrift fürThe reason Xs "mistake" produced accurate results was that since photons are indistinguishable from each other, one cannot treat any two photons having equal energy as being two distinct identifiable photons. By analogy, if in an alternate universe coins were to behave like photons, the probability of producing two heads would indeed be one-third (tail- head = head-tail).
  47. 47. 4. What is X? It is suggested that all particles had no mass justafter the Big Bang. As the Universe cooled and the temperature fell below a critical value, an invisible force field called the ‘X’ was formed together withthe associated ‘Y’. The field prevails throughout the cosmos: any particles that interact with it are given a mass via the Y. The more they interact, the heavier they become, whereas particles that never interact are left with no mass at all.
  48. 48. 5. Identify X. •The term X was introduced by Lev B. Okun in a plenary talk at the 1962 International Conference on High Energy Physics. •X is a composite particle made of quarks heldtogether by the strong force. Xs are categorized into two families: baryons (made of three quarks) and mesons (made of one quark and one antiquark).
  49. 49. Answer for Mega Connect•LHC (Large Hadron Collider)•Swiss Nobel Laureates in Science. (LHC islocated in Switzerland)•Tim Berners-Lee Started WWW at CERN•Satyendranath Bose->Boson->Higgs Boson•Higgs Boson•Hadron

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