Which scientist discovered the radioactive element radium?
Radium, in the form of radium chloride, was discovered by Marie and Pierre Curie in 1898. They extracted the radium compound from uraninite.
The ‘Cannes Award’ is given for excellence in which field?
The Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries from all around the world.
Which of the following is used as the logo of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)?
Panda is used as the logo of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). This is the registered trademark and also protected under the copyright registration.
Which of the following places is famous for Chikankari work, which is a traditional art of embroidery?
Lucknow, in Uttar Pradesh (India), is the centre of chikankari , a skill of more than 200 years old. It literally means 'embroidery'.
Pituitary gland is located in
The pituitary gland is located in the brain, between the hypothalamus and the pineal gland, just behind the bridge of the nose. It is about the size of a pea and is attached to the brain by a thin stem of blood vessels and nerve cell projections.
Which of the following is ozone depleting pesticide?
Methyl Bromide, a soil fumigant often used on strawberry crops, was phased out in the US by 2005 because it was depleting the ozone layer. The phase out was based on the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer and the Clean Air Act.
German silver is an alloy of
Copper, nickel and silver
Silver, copper and aluminium
Zinc, copper and nickel
Zinc, silver and copper
The usual formulation is 60% copper, 20% nickel and 20% zinc.
Which is the purest form of iron?
Wrought Iron is the purest form of iron. It contains 0.12 to 0.25% carbon and so it is the purest form of iron.
Which of the following is used in oven?
The substance which conducts current in the solid state is
Graphite is a non metal which conducts electricity.