Basic Science (Objective) (Pages :27)

  • 781 Which type of fire extinguisher is used for petroleum fire?

    Ans : Powder type
  • 782 Which is commonly called a 'polyamide'?

    Ans : Nylon
  • 783 Epoxy resins are used as?

    Ans : Adhesives
  • 784 Detergents used for cleaning clothes and utensils contain?

    Ans : Sulphonates
  • 785 Which is used for removing air bubbles from glass during its manufacture?

    Ans : Arsenous oxide
  • 786 Wood is the main raw material for the manufacture of?

    Ans : Paper
  • 787 Rayon is chemically?

    Ans : Cellulose
  • 788 Optic fibres are mainly used for?

    Ans : Communication
  • 789 The major ingredient of leather is?

    Ans : Collagen
  • 790 What are the soaps?

    Ans : Sodium or potassium salts of heavier fatty acids
  • 791 How does common salt help in separating soap from the solution after saponification?

    Ans : By decreasing solubility of Soap
  • 792 In vulcanisation, natural rubber is heated with?

    Ans : Sulphur
  • 793 Deep blue colour is imparted to glass by the presence of?

    Ans : Cobalt oxide
  • 794 Glass is made of the mixture of?

    Ans : Sand and silicates
  • 795 The vast resources of unutilised natural gas can be used in the production of?

    Ans : Fertilisers
  • 796 Paper is manufactured by?

    Ans : Wood; calcium; hydrogen sulphite and resin
  • 797 Gypsum is added to cement clinker to?

    Ans : Decrease the rate of setting of cement
  • 798 Soap is a mixture of sodium or potassium salts of?

    Ans : Monocarboxylic acids
  • 799 The type of glass used in making lenses and prisms is?

    Ans : Flint glass

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