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21. Ginger is a stem and not a root, True or False? True because it has nodes and internodes.
22. When we wind a watch which energy is stored? Potential Energy.
23. On which phenomena the process of Dialysis used on patient with affected kidneys is based? Osmosis.
24. In Internet jargon the full form of 'http' is? Hyper Text Transfer Protocol.
25. When a piece of ice floating in a beaker of water melts, the level of water will rise or fall? Remains the same.
26. Energy stored in a dry cell is? Chemical energy.
27. When a cricketer lowers his hand while catching the ball, it saves him from injury due to? Conservation of momentum.
28. Full form of AIDS is? Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome.
29. Chemical technology dealing with the conversion of base metals into gold is? Alchemy.
30. Substances produced by micro-organism that kill or prevent growth of other micro-organism is called? Antibiotics.
31. Substances which react with acids to form salts is called? Base.
32. The ancient oriental art of growing trees in dwarf form is called? Bonsai.
33. What is the unit of heat? Calorie.
34. The ability of a body to resist tension or compression and to recover its original shape and size when the stress is removed is called? Elasticity.
35. The negatively charged particles which revolve around the nucleus of the atom in certain orbits is called? Electron.
36. The branch of biology dealing with study of Heredity is? Genetics.
37. Kwashiorkor is caused due to the deficiency of? Protein.
38. Optical illusion often witnessed in deserts when the objects on the surface of the earth at some distance appear as if reflected from surface of water owing to unequal heating of the different parts of atmosphere is called? Mirage.
39. The branch of science which deals with study of nature and properties of light is called? Optics.
40. The scale used to measure the magnitudes of earthquakes is called? Richter scale.