Exercise 15

Question 31 :

Weight of an object put in a satellite orbiting in space around the earth is


A). the same as on the earth
B). slightly more than that on the earth
C). less than that on the earth
D). reduced to zero
Answer : Option D

Question 32 :

To which country did the first Secretary-General of the UN belong?


A). Austria
B). Sweden
C). Burma
D). Norway
Answer : Option D

Question 33 :

War of the Roses was


A). civil war in England
B). religious-cum-political war between the Lutherans Catholics in Germany
C). war between Syrian and Roman forces
D). None of the above
Answer : Option A

Question 34 :

The three abundant elements in the earth's crust are aluminium, oxygen and silicon. The correct order of their abundance is


A). oxygen, aluminium, silicon
B). aluminium, silicon, oxygen
C). oxygen, silicon, aluminium
D). silicon, oxygen, aluminium
Answer : Option C

Explanation :

Oxygen (46.60%) Silicon (27.72%) Aluminium (8.13%)


Question 35 :

The world's largest international organisation and a successor to the League of Nations is


A). UNESCO
B). UNO
C). UNICEF
D). None of the above
Answer : Option B