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Guardians Of The Catalyst- Science Quiz Prelims 2016-2017


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D.A.V Public School Gurgaon hosted its annual Science Week The Catalyst. The following is the prelims round of the Science Quiz "Guardians of Catalyst".

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Guardians Of The Catalyst- Science Quiz Prelims 2016-2017

  1. 1. GUARDIANS OF THE CATALYST Quizmasters – Divay Tonk , Manu Chauhan,AshishAggarwal and Pulkit Gera
  2. 2. answers
  3. 3. *1. If you were to have a time machine and were to go back to the time when NASA was founded, who would be the President of United States ?
  4. 4. Dwight Eisenhower
  5. 5. 2. FITB The poet Alexander Pope had written an epitaph for _______ but this was not allowed to be put on the monument in the Westminster Abbey: “Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night: God said, Let _______ be! and all was light”
  6. 6. Isaac Newton
  7. 7. 3. Which invention became important for bullfighters who got infections due to wounds caused by unclean horns of bulls? A. Penicillin B. Methamphetamine C. Azithromycin D. Paracetamol
  8. 8. Penicillin
  9. 9. 4. According to whom protoplasm is the physical basis of life ?
  10. 10. Thomas Huxley
  11. 11. #5. What is Samuel Hunter Christie famous for inventing? Hint – You love it when you see it in the question paper!
  12. 12. Wheatstone Bridge(told ya)
  13. 13. 6. Dr. Gerard Armeur Hansen is regarded with working on which disease ?
  14. 14. Leprosy
  15. 15. 7. William Herschel is credited to the discovery of X. Identify X. (Think My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nuggets)
  16. 16. Uranus
  17. 17. *8. Identify the city in which the CERN Headquarters are located.
  18. 18. Geneva ,Switzerland
  19. 19. 9 When charged particles from the sun strike atoms in the Earth's atmosphere, they cause electrons in the atoms to move to a higher-energy state. When the electrons drop back to a lower energy state, they release a photon causing a natural phenomenon. Put funda
  20. 20. Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights)
  21. 21. *10 Where can you find this life saving reaction?
  22. 22. Air Bags
  23. 23. 11 Identify the occasion
  24. 24. Mangalayaan entering Mars orbit
  25. 25. *12- Give us the full name !!! “ACME” is the name of the fictional company that appeared in almost every Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote cartoon. This company supplied Wile E. Coyote with a never-ending range of ridiculous products that would inevitably fail, generally with hilarious consequences. Without a doubt, the company name is used ironically in the Looney Tunes cartoons. “ACME” comes from the Greek, meaning “peak” / “zenith” / “prime”, so in the case of the company, essentially meaning “best”, when in fact the products offered by the corporation in the show are invariably prone to disaster, something which ACME even acknowledges through its slogan – “Quality is our #1 dream”.
  27. 27. 13 Identify the memorial
  28. 28. Bhopal gas Tragedy
  29. 29. 14 Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory. By what name do we know him?
  30. 30. Thomas Edison
  31. 31. 15 How many hydrogen bonds water can make?
  32. 32. 4 (In Ice form)
  33. 33. 16 Pickle preservation is based on the principle of?
  34. 34. Osmosis
  35. 35. 17 Identify the apparatus
  36. 36. Post office box
  37. 37. *18-Name The Object  Weighing 450 tons, it is roughly the same size as a football field, has been in existence for 15 years and taken around $150 billion to build. Today, it holds the Guinness World Record for the most expensive man-made object ever.  Just identify this object, where Christmas is usually celebrated more than once a year.
  38. 38. International Space Station
  39. 39. 19. • The Bombay Natural History Society, founded on 15 September 1883, is one of the largest NGOs in India engaged in conservation and biodiversity research. The BNHS logo is a bird named William, who lived on the premises of the Society from 1894 until 1920. • This bird is more famous among the people of North-East India for something that takes place in Nagaland in the first week of December every year. • Which bird?
  40. 40. Hornbill
  41. 41. 20. • According to Google Calculator, “___ ___ ___" is equal to 1.16699016 × 10-8 hertz. The hertz is a unit of frequency (one per second), and thus if the mean length of time between ____ ____ (2.7145 years according to Google) is metricated and converted to a frequency (by calculating the multiplicative inverse), it can be expressed in terms of hertz. Explanation of which English phrase?
  42. 42. Once in a blue moon