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## The Living World - Very Short Answer Based Questions

CBSE Class 11 Biology

Q1: Who is called Father of Biology and Zoology?

Q2: Name the Father of Botany.

Q3: Father of Plant Physiology

Q4: Father of Mycology

## Force, Pressure and Friction  (Multiple Choice Questions)

CBSE Class 8 - Science

Q1. Force on an object
(a) must change the speed of the object if it is moving.
(b) may change the direction of motion.
(c) must change the shape of object. .
(d) none of these

Q2. Strength of a force is expressed by
(a) Magnitude
(b) Direction
(c) Both magnitude and direction
(d) none of these

3. Force of friction is
(a) contact force
(b) non-contact force
(c) gravitational force
(d) electrostatic force

Meaning:

## Forming Comparative and Superlative Adjectives (Worksheet)

CBSE Class 6 - 8 English Grammar

Fill in the blanks with suitable adjective forms.

1. Meena is _________ than Manoj (tall).

2. Meena is __________ of all the students. (tall)

3. My hair is _________ than your hair.

4. Radha is ______ than his brother. (wise)

5. Of all the students in the class, Roma is ___________. (thin)

## (Unseen Passage) (Set-14)

For CBSE Class 8 - 10

The motivation behind reading  is comprehension, that is, to be able to gather meaning from the passage text. Comprehension skills don't naturally evolve, it requires practice and one has to enhance word recognition and vocabulary skills. Students need to learn techniques to assist them with turning out to be dynamic reader who comprehend and understand the content very well.

Reading comprehension depends on the reader’s experience, knowledge of language and recognition of syntactic structure.

Step 1: Read the entire passage at a moderate pace (not very slow not very fast)
Step 2: Try to identify main points and summarize the contents of each paragraph in your own words.
Step 3: Do some doodling on rough sheet i,e, create graphic organisers (webs, cause and effect charts, outlines)
Step 4: Try to map a story.
Step 5: For data or date related passages, do mental maths quickly.
Step 6: Don’t make conclusions which are not in the comprehension.
Step 7: Answer the questions by eliminating the wrong options.

Question 1:  Read the passage given below and complete the statements that follow:

(1) Tourists to Jammu and Kashmir have another attraction – a floating post office on the Dal Lake in Srinagar, the first in the country. ‘Floating Post Office, Dal Lake’ – claimed to be the only one such post office in the world – is built on an intricately carved maroon houseboat, fastened on the western edge of the Dal Lake.

## Commonly Confused Words

(Part-5)
English Vocabulary

English is full of phrases or words, which sound the same or comparable yet have distinctive meanings and are sometimes confusing too. Here is the third list of commonly confused words.

Biannual, Biennial
Biannual is twice in one year,
Biennial means every two years

## Class 10 English - Cloze Test (Part 2)

Fill in the Blanks
(New Pattern 2019-2020)

A Cloze Test or Cloze Reading Test is an exercise where the candidates are provided with a passage which has certain words missing from it. It follows logically that to ace such an assessment, you must have a strong command over English Language,  Grammar and Good Vocabulary. More importantly, it is important to understand the flow and context of the passage. Keep reading to know the tips that will help you to solve questions based on Cloze Test.

Directions : In Question Nos. 1 to 10, in the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternatives and fill in the blanks.

## Environmental Institutes

General Knowledge
NTSE/CTET/Competitions

Among the enormous number of foundations and institutes that manage ecological assurance and environmental  protection, a few of known institutes and organizations  (some are government-funded) are listed underneath:

1. Arid Zone Research Institute—Jodhpur

2. Central Pollution Control Board—Delhi

3. Central Museum Authority—New Delhi

4. Rehabilitation Institute of Social Forestry and Ecology— Allahabad/Pryagraj

5. G. B, Pant Himalayan Environment and Development Institute— Almora

6. Himalayan Forest Research Centres - Shimla

## Chemistry - Functions of Catalysts

Catalyst, in chemistry, any substance that increases or decreases the rate of a reaction without itself being consumed. Enzymes are bio catalysts i.e. naturally occurring catalysts responsible for many essential biochemical reactions.

Here is a list of catalysts used in various chemical reactions:

1. In Haber’s process for manufacture of ammonia
Catalyst: Iron powder

## Commonly Confused Words

(Part-3)
English Vocabulary

English is full of phrases or words, which sound the same or comparable yet have distinctive meanings and are sometimes confusing too. Here is the third list of commonly confused words.

Amoral, Immoral
Amoral not concerned with right or wrong
Immoral means not following the accepted moral standards

## Commonly Confused Words

(Part-2)
English Vocabulary

Hope you have read and liked the Part-1 post. Here is another list of the most common confusing words.

All right, Alright
All right is the correct form, it means 'in a satisfactory manner' or 'fairly well'
Alright is grammatically incorrect, often used in informal communication.

## Commonly Confused Words

(Part-1)
English Vocabulary

English is full of words. There are words that sound similar pronunciations but have different meanings or grammatical functions. Here is a list of common confusables:

Accede, Exceed
Accede means to agree or to allow
Exceed means to go beyond, to surpass

## Light - Image Formation By A Plane Mirror

(Q & A Part-3)
CBSE Class 10 - Physics

## Tuesday, 30 July 2019

### CBSE Class 7 Maths - Lines and Angles - Worksheet -2 (#eduvictors)(#cbsenotes)

Lines and Angles (Worksheet -2)
CBSE Class 7 Maths

Fill in the blanks

1. A/An _________ is formed when lines or line segments meet.

2. The lines that form an angle are called the _______ or the _______ of the angle.

3. The common end point is called the _________ of the angle.

4. The angle formed by two lines or line segments can be a/an _______ angle, where the measure of the angle is less than 90°.

## English Grammar Check - Common Errors in Adverbs Usage

Read the following sentences carefully, each has adverb related error(s). Identify the error(s) and write the correct sentence.

1. You write beautiful.

2. He was too healthy.

## English Grammar CheckCommon Errors in Adjectives

Following sentences have adjective related errors. Identify the error(s) and write the correct sentence.

1. I have any milk.

2. He is wiser than his brother.

3. He is wiser than shrewd.

4. Any Ms Nitika is waiting for you.

5. My sister is elder than me.

## Sentence Correction - Noun Errors

### Common Errors In English

Question: Following sentences have noun related errors. Identify the error(s) and write the correct sentence.

1. This five rupees note is a soiled one.

2. Riches have wings.

3. A large number of the fishes died due to water pollution.

4. The sceneries of Kashmir are charming.

# Physics: Important Discoveries

No. Discovery Scientist Year
1. Proton Rutherford 1919
3. Atom John Dalton 1808
4. Atomic Structure Neil Bohr & Rutherford 1913
7. Raman Effect CV. Raman 1928
8. X-Rays Roentgen 1895
9. Photoelectric effect Albert Einstein 1905
10. Periodic table Mendeleev 1888
11. Nuclear Reactor Anrico Fermi 1942
12. Wireless Telegram Marconi 1901
13. Dynamite Alfred Nobel 1867

## Rare Species of Animals Found in National Parks

Wildlife of India is a great natural heritage. Efforts are being made to protect and  preserve biological diversity of our country under various programs. India has preserved vast tracts of natural habitats, birds and plants in its 551 Wildlife Sanctuaries, 96 National Parks, 25 Wetlands and 15 Biosphere Reserves spread almost in all the states of India.

The purpose of establishing national parks is “to conserve the natural and historic objects and the wild life and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.”

## Scientific Discoveries and Inventions Quiz

Q1: Who discovered the first antibiotic?

(a) W Fleming
(b) C Waksman
(c) Louis Pasteur
(d) A Fleming

Q2: Who invented the Safety razor?

(a) Gillette
(b) Nikola Tesla
(c) Steve Job
(d) Lar Strauss

Q3: X–rays were discovered by

(a) Edison
(b) Roentgen
(c) Marie Curie
(d) Van Lue