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Quiz Bee

1. Tanya is older than Eric.


Cliff is older than Tanya.
Eric is older than Cliff.
If the first two statements are true, the third statement is
A
true
.
B
false
.
C
uncertain
.
Explanation:
Because the first two statements are true, Eric is the youngest of
the three, so the third statement must be false.
2. Three ladies X, Y and Z marry three men A, B and C. X is married to A, Y is not married to
an engineer, Z is not married to a doctor, C is not a doctor and A is a lawyer. Then which of
the following statements is correct ?

A. Y is married to C who is an engineer


B. Z is married to C who is a doctor
C. X is married to a doctor
None of the above
3.He was a famous Italian physicist and mathematician is the author of the barometer (scientific
tool used in the field of meteorology to estimate atmospheric pressure), built in 1643.

A. Aristotle
B. Albert Einstein
C. Evangelista Torricelli
D. Archimedes

4. In a family there are husband wife, two sons and two daughters. All the ladies were invited to a
dinner. Both sons went out to play. Husband did not return from office. Who was at home?
A.only wife was at home
B. All ladies were at home
C. Only sons were at home
D.nobody was at home

5. He was a famous French chemist and microbiologist was the one who has come up with
the process of pasteurization, a process that involves heating a food, usually liquid, to a
certain temperature for a specific length of time, and then cooling it instantly.
Levi Strauss
Rene De Cartes
Archimdes
Louis Pasteur

6. There are five books A, B, C, D and E placed on a table. If A is placed below E, C is placed
above D, B is placed below A and D is placed above E, then which of the following books touches
the surface of the table?

A. C
B. B
C. A
D. E
7. The___ generates huge amounts of energy by combining hydrogen nuclei into
helium. This process is called nuclear fusion.
a. Venus
b. Supernova
C. Sun
D. Asteroid

A.
B.
C.
D.

8.What is the center most layer of the


Earth?
Outer core
Inner core
Mantle
Troposphere

9.This is earths natural satellite.


A.Navstar
B.Galaxy 14
C. Hubble Space Satellite
D. Moon
9. Which gas exists in the highest concentration in the Earth's atmosphere?
A. hydrocarbons
B.ozone
b.oxygen
C. nitrogen
D. Carbon Dioxide
10. Which of the following is not a major contributor to the greenhouse effect?
A. Carbon monoxide
B. Carbon Dioxide
C.Chlofourocarbons
D. methane gas
11. Which of the following is not a likely result of global warming?
A. rising of sea levels

B. increased agricultural productivity worldwide


C.Worsening health effects
D. Increased storm intensity frequency
C. all of the above
12. Ozone depletion is caused by____
A. nitrous oxide
B. methane
C. chlorofluorocarbons
D. all of the above

13. What colourless/colorless, odourless/odorless, poisonous polluting gas is


chiefly emitted by small engines typically used in lawn-mowers and
chainsaws, etc?
A. Carbon monoxide
B.Nitrogen gas
C. Ntirous oxide
D. sulfuric gas
14. Sulphur/sulfur dioxide and (various) nitrogen oxides are the main contributory

factors in what unhelpful environmental effect: Acid rain; Landfill run-off; Global
warming; or Pesticides?
Tropical rain forest
Acid rain
Condensation
precipitation
15. What structural modification of oxygen is an air pollutant in the lower atmosphere but beneficial in
the upper atmosphere?
Ozone
Asteroid
Mesosphere
Exosphere
16. What highly toxic element was traditionally used in thermometers, posing a substantial safety
and disposal risk?
A. Mars
B.Mercury
C. Kepler
D. Venus
17. What is the climate change agreement aimed at stabilizing greenhouse gas levels in the
atmosphere, named after the Japanese city in which participating nations agreed its framework in
1997?
A. Einstein Protocol
B. OPry protocol
C.Kyoto Protocol
D. Strauss Protocol
18. The 1987 Montreal Protocol concerns specifically, and includes in its full title,
substances that deplete what?
A. Atmosphere

B.The Ozone Layer


C. Mesosphere
D.Thermosphere
19. This is a form of heat energy, which originates deep in the earth's molten interior.
A. Hydropower
B. Solar
C. Biomass
D. Geothermal
20. Carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and sulphur/sulfur hexafluoride are widely referred to by
what collective metaphorical term?
A. Greenhouse Gases
B. Global warming
C. Kyoto Protocol
D. Photosynthesis
21. It refers to the extreme warming of the central and eastern Pacific.

A. La Nia
B. Winter
C. Tropical Storm
D. El Nio

22. Trees decrease the level of oxygen in the atmosphere.


A. True
B. False

23. Which of the following is NOT an ozone-depleting substance?


A. Isopropyl alcohol
B. Pesticides
C. Substances in air conditioners
D. Substances in fire extinguishers

24. The energy that bonds molecules together.


A. Heat energy
B. Chemical energy
C. Light energy
D. Nuclear energy
25. Which of the following is the consequence for biodiversity loss?
A. Habitat alteration or destruction
B. Global warming
C. Excessive mining
D. Forest fires
26. This happens when climate changes.
A. Ice melts and islands disappear

B. All of these
C. Water in the oceans warms and expands
D. More frequent typhoons
27.
Which is NOT true about non-renewable resources?
A. They are finite or non-sustainable.
B. Their exploitation and use will eventually lead to their exhaust.
C. They cannot be stored for future use.
D. These resources take millions of years to form.
28. Which of the following is the consequence for biodiversity loss?
A. Habitat alteration or destruction
B. Global warming
C. Excessive mining
D. Forest fires
29. Which of the following is NOT an ozone-depleting substance?
A. Isopropyl alcohol
B. Pesticides
C. Substances in air conditioners
D. Substances in fire extinguishers
30. One of the causes of resource depletion is the non-equitable distribution of resources.
A. True
B. False