Science GK Practice Question and Answer

Q:

An aquatic plant was introduced to the US to remove pollution in Indian aquatic bodies as a troublesome weed. what is its name?

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    hawthorn
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    Egiolps
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    hyacinth
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    Pistia
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Answer : 2. "Egiolps"
Explanation :

So the correct answer is 'Eichhornia crassipes' An aquatic plant introduced from America to check pollution turned out to be a troublesome weed in Indian water bodies.

Q:

From which source is the list of countries emitting carbon dioxide based on carbon dioxide emissions?

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    Burning of fossil fuels
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    Cement Industry
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    Both of the above
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    None of these
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Answer : 3. "Both of the above"
Explanation :

This is a list of sovereign states and territories by carbon dioxide emissions due to certain forms of human activity, based on the EDGAR database created by European Commission and Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency.

Q:

Whose register is the montrix record?

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    Dangerous foreign species
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    endangered wild species
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    Aquatic places at risk under anthropogenic activities
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    None of these
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Answer : 3. "Aquatic places at risk under anthropogenic activities"
Explanation :

The Montreux Record is a register of wetland sites on the List of Wetlands of International Importance where changes in ecological character have occurred, are occurring, or are likely to occur as a result of technological developments, pollution or other human interference. It is maintained as part of the Ramsar List.

Q:

Which of the following disease reduces the age of laborers working in coal mine and that disease is called Black Lung disease?

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    Clomgolanosis
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    progressive massive fibrosis
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    mesothelioma
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    None of these
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Answer : 1. "Clomgolanosis"
Explanation :

Coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP), commonly known as "black lung disease," occurs when coal dust is inhaled. Over time, continued exposure to the coal dust causes scarring in the lungs, impairing your ability to breathe. Considered an occupational lung disease, it is most common among coal miners.

Q:

Which government has launched 'Mo Sarkar' campaign?

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    West Bengal
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    Tripura
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    Nagaland
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    Odisha
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Answer : 4. "Odisha"
Explanation :

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has launched the 'Mo Sarkar' program. This program promotes Gandhian thinking. Also, encourages people to raise their voice for their rights. 'Mo Sarkar' aims to improve governance by collecting feedback on the behavior and professionalism displayed by government officials. This program has been started in 21 district headquarters, hospitals and medical colleges of Cuttack, Sambalpur and Berhampur.

Q:

Electricity is generated when the drivers rotate between the magnetic fields?

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    Moving
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    stable
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    Both static and dynamic
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    None of these
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Answer : 1. "Moving"
Explanation :

In a generator, a rotating magnetic field is used to produce electrical energy. When a conductor, such as a wire, moves through a magnetic field, a voltage is induced across the conductor. This is known as electromagnetic induction, and it is the fundamental principle behind how generators work.

Q:

What is the coupling of primary and secondary coils in a transformer?

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    Electrical
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    Mechanical
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    Magnetic
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    All these
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Answer : 3. "Magnetic"
Explanation :

The secondary coil is also generating a magnetic field that is growing and shrinking just like the field in the primary coil. This coupling of magnetic energy between these two coils is called mutual induction.

Q:

Most commonly used motor in motor generator sets of high capacity?

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    Cage Model Induction Motor
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    synchronous motor
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    DC Compounder Motor
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    None of the above
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Answer : 2. "synchronous motor"
Explanation :

The tendency nowadays is to use synduction or synchronous motors. The synduction motor resembles an induction motor but runs at synchronous speed.

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