Thursday, January 2, 2014

Texas Instruments Jack Kilby Science and Technology Quiz

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With Science quizzes round the corner , Quizpedia has decided to post the prelims of the Texas Instruments Jack Kilby Science and Technology Quiz .
Archive Compiled By Syed Murtuza Hashmi , Runner up - 2010 National Final 
Via Quizzardo 

1. Which star is in a fixed position with respect to earth axis? Polaris(pole star not accepted)
2.Id the monotreme :  Duck billed Platypus
3. Centre of learning…Built  in which city? This building was actually a library but as it was destroyed they rebuilt it? Alexandria, Egypt
4. Logo of ISRO
5. Pic of Great Indian Hornbill
6. Description of the layer over the eye, transparent.. : Conjuctiva
7. An animation…showing the operation of what? Sewing Machine
8. Element is found in all organic compounds>? Carbon
9. Pilots call it George? It uses a gyroscope stabilizing mechanism? Autopilot
10. Pic of jasmine…Persian for Gift of God…Pi c of Aladdin and jasmine? Jasmine
11Selman Waks man coined which word…it is used to kill bacteria..? Antibiotic
12. connect…part of eye…movie starring kate winslet…goddess of rainbow and painter Van gogh….ans: IRIS
13. Daughter of Lord Byron…first computer programmer..her first name ? ada lovelace
14. Plumbum was the old name ? Lead
15 pic of sextant
16 barren islands picture
17.  first description of hovercraft…coffee tins and hair dryer
18 polygraph is also called:Lie detector
19one ten millionth of the distance between the equator and the north pole was defined as  ONE Metre
20. Mandiburg experiment…he asked the city…Mandeburg
21. which fibre gets its name from two cities….NYLON
22. IDENTIFY….PACEMAKER
23.  PIC OF JANTAR MANTAR AT JAIPUR…UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE LATEST
24. LARGEST KEY ON KEYBOARD…SPACEBAR
25. Connect moon, planet and a god from roman mythology…Mercury
26. Its key constituents were balance springs..But after 1969 quartz is being used? What? Watch   (clock not accepted)
27. [ic of HOMI JAHANGIR BHABA
28. Description abt first test tube baby by bob endwards and Steptoe…name the baby? Louise Brown
29. Jean-Fran├žois Champollion started which writing scipt using a rosetta stone?  Hieroglyphic script
30. greek for “star like”? asteroid
31 pic of anton won leewenhoek and his microscope
32. plant used to make aspirin and cricket bats: willow 



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