Science and Technology Advancements:Enhancing the quality of life through inventions and research

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General Science Questions and Answers
No.
Question
Answer
1
The theory of relativity was propounded by
Albert Einstein
2
The principal metal used in manufacturing steel is
Iron
3
An altimeter is used for measuring
Altitude
4
Oology is the study of
Bird Eggs
5
Radioactivity was discovered by
Henry Bacquerel
6
The metal used in storage batteries is
Lead

7
The instrument used to measure the relative humidity of air is
Hygrometer
8
Barometer was invented by
Torricelli
9
The unit of power is
Watt
10
Radium was discovered by
Marie and Pierrie Curie
11
The existence of isotopes was discovered by
Frederick Soddy
12
Dynamo was invented by
Michael Faraday
13
The nuclear reactor was invented by
Enrico Ferni
14
The law of gravitation was propounded
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e first human being to land on moon was
Neil Armstrong
81
The first Indian in space was
Rakesh Sharma
82
ISAC stands for
ISRO Satellite Centre
83
VSSC stands for
Vikram Sarabhai space Centre
84
The headquarters of ISRO is located at
Bangalore
85
VSSC is located at
Thiruvananthapuram
86
ISAC is located at
Bangalore
87
National Science Centre is located at
New Delhi
88
Central Tobacco Research Institute is located at
Rajahmundry
89
Indian Institute of Horticultural Research is located at
Bangalore
90
The Atomic Energy Commission was set up in
August 1948
91
The first Indian Satellite was
Aryabhatta
92
The first Indian Satellite was launched in the year
1975
93
ASLV stands for
Augmented Satellite Launch Vehicle
94
INSAT stands for
Indian National Satellite
95
The fear of women is known as
Gynophobia
96
The fear of men is known as
Androphobia
97
The scientist who developed the Quantum theory was
Max Plonck
98
The steam engine was invented by
James Watt
99
The botanical name of tea is
Camellia Sinensis
100
Logarithms were devised by
John Napier
101
The acid used in a car battery is
Sulphuric acid
102
The system for writing by blind people was invented by
Louis Braille
103
The parachute was used for the first time by
J.P.Blanchard
104
The German physicit who first demonstrated the existence of Radio waves was
Henrich Hertz
105
The instrument that records the intensity of earthquakes is
Seismograph
106
The laws of floating bodies was discovered by
Archimedes
107
The density of