Exercise 7

Question 26 :

Richter scale is used for measuring

A). density of liquid
B). intensity of earthquakes
C). velocity of wind
D). humidity of air
Answer : Option B

Question 27 :

Prince Charles and Princess Diana of Britain announce their separation in

A). 1990
B). 1991
C). 1996
D). 1997
Answer : Option C

Question 28 :

Paleontology is a branch of science that deals with the

A). behavior of animals
B). origin and growth of plants
C). the forms of life as revealed by fossils of animals or plants
D). formation of new stars
Answer : Option C

Question 29 :

Sir Humphry Davy was a British chemist who

A). invented the safety lamp for miners
B). discovered the anesthetic properties of nitrous oxide
C). both (a) and (b)
D). None of the above
Answer : Option C

Question 30 :

Sonia Nazario of "Los Angeles Times" was awarded Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for

A). commentary
B). editorial writing
C). music
D). feature writing
Answer : Option D