April 15, 2020 – Daily Quiz

1. Consider the following statements.

1. LEDs function solely through movement of electrons.

2. LEDs can effectively be powered by solar panels.

(a) Only (1) is true

(b) Only (2) is true

(c) Both (1) & (2) are true

(d) Neither (1) Nor (2) is true

2. Consider the following.

I. Parts of Antarctica

II. Atacama Desert in Chile

III. Volcanic slopes of Hawaii

Which of the above areas have environments and landforms similar in composition to that of Mars.? .

(a) I and III  

(b) I, II and III

(c) I and II

(d) None of these

3. Where is “Olympus Mons”?.

(a) Mars  

(b) Earth

(c) Saturn

(d) Kuiper Belt

4. Match the following

Holi Colours Metals
1. Blue A. Iron
2. Red B. Mercury
3. Green C. Copper
4. Purple D. Chromium

(a) 1 –A, 2-B, 3-C, 4-D

(b) 1 –D, 2-B, 3-C, 4-A

(c) 1 –C, 2-B, 3-A, 4-D

(d) 1 –B, 2-C, 3-A, 4-D

5. What is “Henneguya salminicola” that was in news recently?

(a) A novel living being found in Mars

(b) An endangered Himalayan tree

(c) An extinct mammal

(d) None of these

Answers

1. (c)

https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/explained-behind-nobel-chemistry-of-mobile-batteries-6061400/

https://vigyanprasar.gov.in/wp-content/uploads/dream-feb-2020-eng.pdf

2. (b)

https://www.nasa.gov/vision/earth/everydaylife/mars.html

https://indianexpress.com/article/technology/science/atacama-desert-may-hold-clues-to-alien-life-on-mars-study-5080501/

https://indianexpress.com/article/technology/science/oldest-meteorite-collection-on-earth-discovered-in-chile-5746807/

3. (a)

https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/mars/in-depth/

4. (a)

https://indianexpress.com/article/lifestyle/life-style/holi-2017-artificial-colours-for-the-skin-happy-holi-colours-4555435/

https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/chandigarh/organic-colours-a-big-hit-this-holi-chandigarh-shopkeepers-5636791/

5. (d)

https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/what-is-henneguya-salminicola-6289506/

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