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.M.E.A AREGI AQUA IASCI IENCE EQUIZ2009, Z 9 T.I.

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Date e:23rdN Novemb ber,2009 Ven nue:SiriFortA Auditor rium,NewDelhi l

1) WhatwasthetoxicsubstanceusedbytheUSintheVietnamwartodestroyvegetation? Ans:AgentOrange 2) InwhichpartofthehumanbodywouldyouuseanAuriscope/Ontoscope? Ans:Ears 3) Namethisfamousconservationist. Ans:JeffCorwin 4) WhichshipwasusedbyCharlesDarwintosailtotheGalapagosislands? Ans:HMSBeagle 5) WhichvehicledidChristopherCockerellinvent?

Ans:Hovercraft 6) Tejas,anIndianaircraftwasalsoknownastheLCA.WhatdoesLCAstandfor? Ans:LightCombatAircraft 7) [AvideofromGhajiniwasplayed.] WhichphenomenonofphysicsdoesAamirKhanusewhilerecallingthings?Iamlooking foraspecificterm,notsomethinglikemirrorreflection. Ans:Lateralinversion 8) Whichmirrorisusedinarearviewmirror? Ans:Convexmirror 9) Whatismixedwithclayduringproductionofpencils? Ans:Graphite 10) [AvideofromNewYorkshowedNeilNitinMukeshandJohnAbrahamplayingchess.] Howmanysquaresarethereinaregularchessboard? Ans:204.Themostcommonwronganswerwouldbe64.Buttherightansweris 12+22+32+42+52+62+72+82=204.

11) TheBridgeontheRiverKwai(1957)isanAcademyawardwinningmovie.Which companyhadmadethebridgeoverriverKwai? Ans:LarsenandToubro 12) ForwhichworkdidEinsteinwintheNobelPrizeinPhysics? Ans:PhotoelectricEffect 13) InwhichfielddidHargobindKhoranawintheNobelPrizein1968? Ans:Medicine 14) WhoisMr.AnkitFadia? a. ThedeveloperoftheGilletteblade. b. ThescientistfromtheRoyalSocietyfromLondonwhohaddiscoveredan alternatemethodforsynthesisingwhatweknowasArtFakes. c. ?? d. ThehackerwhoheadsthecompanyHackingTruths. Ans:d. 15) Averagebloodpressureofanadulthuman. a) 80/130 b) 110/180 c) 80/120 d) 70/110 Ans:c)80/120 16) [Avideowasplayed.]Whatmessageisthecompanypropagating?

[Couldntgetthisvideo.ThesoundtrackofthevideowasGeorgeHarrisons(fromThe Beatles)Herecomesthesun.Thevideoshowedpeoplestandinginfieldsinthe scorchingheatofthesun.Thenallofasuddentheystartscreamingandappeartohave beenengulfedbythesun.] Ans:GlobalWarming 17) Whichcountrysflaghasanassaultrifleonit? Ans:Mozambique 18) BAROLOGY.Barologyisthestudyofwhat?(Hint:Thenameofthescienceisderivedfrom thefirstthreelettersoftheword.Anditsnotthestudyofliquor!) Ans:Studyofweightanditsrelationshiptogravity.BarisGreekforweight. 19) Whatisthesymbolforthelightestmetal? Ans:Li(forLithium) 20) Identifythepromotionalvideoforthenewformatintroducedbyacompany?For exampleaCD,DVD,andwhat? HD(1080i/p)AnewrevolutionintheworldofHDThevideoplayedaseriesofscenesfrom themoviesSpiderman,ThePatriot,BadBoys,.....,(ThatsallIcanrecall). Ans:BluRay 21) Whichvitaminissynthesisedinthebodybyutilisingsunlight? Ans:VitaminD

22) Identifythefish.[Avideowasplayed] Ans:Archerfish 23) Identify. Ans:Mammoth 24) Aballpencanwriteintheabsenceofgravity.WriteTrueorFalse. Ans:False 25) InnonmedicaltermswhatisSynchronousDiaphragmaticFlutter? Ans:Hiccups

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