Sunday, April 13, 2014

CBSE Class 6 - Science - Ch 6 - Combustion & Flame

Combustion & Flame

CBSE Class 6 - Science - Ch 6 - Combustion & Flame
Combustion & Flame

Q1: Which of the following is the chemical process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give off heat?

(a) Electrolysis
(b) Combustion
(c) Ignition
(d) Friction

Q2: The substance which undergoes combustion is called …

(a) Fuel
(b) Energy
(c) Light
(d) Matter

Q3: Which of the following is not a combustible substance?

(a) Magnesium
(b) Charcoal
(c) Petrol
(d) Glass

Q4: Which of the following has the lowest ignition temperature?

Thursday, April 10, 2014

CBSE Class 10 - Science - CH13 - Magnetic Effects of Electric Current

Magnetic Effects of Electric Current

Q & A
Morse Telegraph which uses Magnetic effect of Current
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Q1: What is meant by Magnetic effect of Electric current?

Answer: It means that a current flowing in a wire produces a magnetic field around it. In other words, electric current can produce magnetism.

Q2: What is a magnet?

Answer: A magnet is an object which attracts pieces of iron, steel, nickel and cobalt.

Q3: What is a Bar magnet?

Answer: A bar magnet is a long rectangular bar of uniform cross-section which attracts pieces of iron, steel nickel and cobalt.

    Like poles repel, while unlike poles of magnets attract each other.

Q4: Define Magnetic field:

Sunday, March 30, 2014

CBSE Class 10/11/12/CTET - English Grammar - Reading Comprehension

Reading Comprehension
Read the passage carefully and then answer the questions which are based on what is stated or implied in the passage. (taken from a graduate entrance exam)

The work which Gandhiji had taken in hand was not only the achievement of political freedom but establishment of a social order based on truth and non-violence, unity and peace, equality and universal brotherhood, and maximum freedom for all. This unfinished part of his experiment was perhaps even more difficult to achieve than the achievement of freedom. In the political struggle the fight was against a foreign power and all could and did either join in it or at least wish it success and give it to their moral support. In establishing the social order of his pattern, there was a lively possibility of a conflict arising between groups and classes of our own people.


Q & A
A Harappan Seal

Q1: Where is the site of Harappa located?

Answer: Near Punjab border ( site is at Pakistan), on the banks of Indus River.

Q2:  Who discovered Harappan civilization?

Answer: Harappan civilization was discovered in 1921-22 by Sir John Marshall, Rai Bahadur Daya Ram Sahni and Madho Sarup Vats.

Q3: Name any two towns found from Indus Civilization.

Answer: Towns found from Indus Civilization are:

(i) Harrapa Town, located Larkhana district on the bank of Indus river (now in Pakistan).
(ii) Mohen-Jo-Daro town in Punjab on the bank of Ravi river.
(iii) Kalibangan Town in Rajasthan.
(iv) Dholavira Town in Kutch (Gujarat).

Saturday, March 22, 2014

CBSE Class 8 - Science - CH10 - Reaching Age of Adolescence (MCQs)

Reaching Age of Adolescence 

Reaching Age of Adolescence

Q1: The period of life when the body undergoes changes, leading to reproductive maturity, is called?

(a) Puberty
(b) Adolescence
(c) Metamorphosis
(d) Menarche

Q2: Onset of sexual maturity in individuals, making them capable of reproduction is termed as _________

(a) Adolescence
(b) Metamorphosis
(c) Puberty
(d) Menarche

Q3: The voice box is also known as __________

(a) Allosomes
(b) larynx
(c) Menarche
(d) Thyroid

Sunday, March 9, 2014

CBSE Class 6 - Civics - CH9 - Urban Livelihoods

Urban Livelihoods

CBSE Class 6 - Civics - CH9 - Urban Livelihoods

Q & A

Q1: Approximately how many towns and big cities are there in India?

Answer: Roughly there are more than five thousand towns and twenty seven big cities in India.

Q2: List any four big cities where more than a million people live.

Answer: Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangluru

Q3: What are casual workers?

Answer: Casual workers are those workers who are given work as and when the employer needs them. They usually get less wages and work on ad hoc basis. They do not have permanent jobs.

Q4: Why did Bachchu Manjhi come to the city?

Answer: Bachchu Manjhi came from a small village in Bihar. There he worked as a mason. His family did not own any land. He did not get masonry work regularly in the village. Since his earnings were not enough, he had to come to city for his livelihood.

Q5: What type of occupations usually casual workers in cities have?

CBSE Class 10 - English Comm- SA2 - Question Paper-2012-13

CBSE Class 10 - English Comm- SA2 - Question Paper-2012-13