TOP 50+ National Science Day Quiz and Answers 2022

TOP 50 National Science Day Quiz and Answers are discussed here. National Science Day is celebrated on 28th November every year, for promoting scientific temperament among people in the country. It was observed for the first time in India on 28th November 1987. But do you know who first come up with this idea? Many of you may remember our National Science Day Quiz. For the last two years, we have been compiling an ongoing list of questions and quizzing you each day. Each year, we take a morning break or reflection on all that is science, in our annual quiz.

National Science Day Quiz and Answers

National Science Day Quiz and Answers

1. When is National Science Day celebrated?

A. 21 February

B. 23 February

C. 26 February

D. 28 February

Answer: 28 February

2. National Science Day (NSD) is celebrated to commemorate the discovery of

A. Green House Effect

B. Raman Effect

C. Additive Genetic Effects

D. Accelerator Effect

Answer: Raman Effect

3. Who instituted National Awards in 1987 in India?

A. Planning Commission

B. NITI Aayog

C. Department of Science & Technology

D. Ministry of Environment

Answer: Department of Science & Technology

4. When was Dr. CV Raman awarded the Nobel Prize for the ‘Raman Effect’?

A. 1920

B. 1930

C. 1940

D. 1950

Answer: 1930

5. When was National Science Day First celebrated?

A. February 28, 1983

B. February 28, 1985

C. February 28, 1987

D. February 28, 1989

Answer: February 28, 1987

6. Dr. Raman was awarded the Bharat Ratna in which the year?

A. 1951

B. 1954

C. 1955

D. 1959

Answer: 1954

7. For which work did Dr. Raman get the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930?

A. Reflection of light

B. Scattering of light

C. Polarization of light

D. Light effect

Answer: Scattering of light

8. Which of the following is the full name of Dr. C.V Raman?

A. Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman

B. Sir Chandra Venkata Raman

C. Sir Chandraswar Venkata Raman

D. None of the above

Answer: Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman

9. When was Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman get Matteucci Medal?

A. 1927

B. 1928

C. 1929

D. 1930

Answer: 1928

10. In which Indian state Dr. Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman was born?

A. Uttar Pradesh

B. Tamil Nadu

C. Bihar

D. West Bengal

Answer: Tamil Nadu

11. Who was the leader of the first expedition to Antarctica started by India

A. Sayed Z Qasim

B. V K Raina

C. Harsh K Gupta

D. Rasik Ravindra

Answer: Sayed Z Qasim

12. Which one is the first permanent base station of India in Antarctica

A. Maitri

B. Bharat

C. Dakshin Gangotri

D. None of the Above

Answer: Dakshin Gangotri

13. Total number of Indian research station in Antarctica

A. 3

B. 5

C. 2

D. 6

Answer: 3

14. Where the headquater of Indian Statistical Institute is located

A. Delhi

B. Kolkata

C. Amritsar

D. Bangalore

Answer: Kolkata

15. In which year, Indian Statistical Institute was eastablished

A. 1919

B. 1926

C. 1931

D. 1943

Answer: 1931

16. Who is known as the father of electricity

A. Alexander Graham Bell

B. Benjamin Franklin

C. Michael Faraday

D. None of the Above

Answer: Benjamin Franklin

17. Which scientist formulated ‘the theory of evolution’

A. Charles Darwin

B. Isaac Newton

C. Aristotle

D. Alexander Fleming

Answer: Charles Darwin

18. Who invented telescope

A. Galileo Galilei

B. Hans Lipperhey

C. Copernicus

D. None of the above

Answer: Hans Lipperhey

19. When the nobel prizes were first awarded

A. 1900

B. 1901

C. 1907

D. 1896

Answer: 1901

20. Who is the first woman to win a nobel prize

A. Marie Curie

B. Irene Joliot-Curie

C. Gertrude B. Elion

D. Rosalyn Yalow

Answer: Marie Curie

21. All Nobel Prizes except the Peace Prize is awarded in

A. Oslo

B. Stockholm

C. London

D. Zurich

Answer: Stockholm

22. Who is known as the father of evolution

A. Gregor Mendel

B. Otto Hahn

C. Charles Darwin

D. Sigmund Freud

Answer: Charles Darwin

23. Who has formulated the Periodic Table for chemical element

A. Dmitri Mendeleev

B. Georges Cuvier

C. Pierre Curie

D. Alfred Wegener

Answer: Dmitri Mendeleev

24. Albert Einstein received Nobel Prize in the year

A. 1912

B. 1915

C. 1918

D. 1921

Answer: 1921

25. Who is known as the inventor of Hydrogen bomb

A. Enrico Fermi

B. George Gamow

C. Edward Teller

D. Hans Bethe

Answer: Edward Teller

26. What was the code name of the first nuclear test conducted by USA on 16th July, 1945

A. Hurricane

B. Trinity

C. RDS-1

D. None of the above

Answer: Trinity

27. How many US patents are in the name of Thomas Alva Edison

A. 176

B. 435

C. 822

D. 1093

Answer: 1093

28. Who had developed the polio vaccines

A. Jonas Salk

B. Alexander Fleming

C. Edward Jenner

D. Howard Florey

Answer: Jonas Salk

29. Edward Jenner is famous for the invention of

A. Penicillin

B. Smallpox vaccine

C. Measles vaccine

D. None of the above

Answer: Smallpox vaccine

30. Which gas is also known as laughing gas

A. Nitrogen

B. Nitrous Oxide

C. Chlorine

D. Methane

Answer: Nitrous Oxide

31. Which gas contains in largest volume in our atmosphere

A. Oxygen

B. Carbon

C. Nitrogen

D. Argon

Answer: Nitrogen

32. Which one is the largest organ in a human body

A. Skin

B. Liver

C. Kidney

D. Lung

Answer: Skin

33. Which blood group is known as ‘universal recipients’ group

A. AB Group

B. A Group

C. B Group

D. O Group

Answer: AB Group

34. Which blood group is known as ‘universal donors’ group

A. AB Group

B. A Group

C. B Group

D. O Group

Answer: O Group

35. Who is known as the inventor of steam engine

A. William Murdoch

B. James Watt

C. Graham Bell

D. Michael Faraday

Answer: James Watt

36. What is the SI unit of electric current

A. Volt

B. Watt

C. Ampere

D. Ohm

Answer: Ampere

37. Which vitamin is produced by the sunlight

A. Vitamin A

B. Vitamin B

C. Vitamin C

D. Vitamin D

Answer: Vitamin D

38. Total number of chambers in a human heart

A. 1

B. 3

C. 4

D. 2

Answer: 4

39. The hardest substance available in the world is

A. Platinum

B. Gold

C. Diamond

D. Iron

Answer: Platinum

40. Which type of instrument is used to measure moisture in the atmosphere

A. Barometer

B. Hydrometer

C. Hygrometer

D. None of the above

Answer: Hygrometer

41. Who is known as the architect of PARAM series supercomputers

A. Vijay P Bhatkar

B. S Ramani

C. SP Mudur

D. None of the above

Answer: Vijay P Bhatkar

42. Who is the creator of World’s second and India’s first test tube baby Durga

A. Devi Prasad Shetty

B. Subhash Mukhopadhyay

C. Pratap Reddy

D. Naresh Trehan

Answer: Subhash Mukhopadhyay

43. Where is the National Institute of Ocean Technology located

A. Mumbai

B. Vishakhapatnam

C. Kochin

D. Chennai

Answer: Chennai

44. Which one is the first IIT established in India

A. IIT Kharagpur

B. IIT Mumbai

C. IIT Chennai

D. IIT Kanpur

Answer: IIT Kharagpur

45. Bhakra Dam is build on which river

A. Krishna River

B. Bhagirathi River

C. Sutlej River

D. Brahmaputra River

Answer: Sutlej River

46. In which year Isaac Newton published “Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy” for first time

A. 1682

B. 1684

C. 1685

D. 1687

Answer: 1687

47. Which day is celebrated as National Mathematics Day in India as a respect to S Ramanujan

A. 17 January

B. 13 March

C. 30 August

D. 22 December

Answer: 22 December

48. S Ramanujan is the first Indian to be elected as Fellow of which one College

A. Presidency College

B. Trinity College

C. London College

D. Cambridge College

Answer: Trinity College

49. Which number is famously known as Ramanujan-Hardy number

A. 1004

B. 1992

C. 1309

D. 1729

Answer: 1729

50. Which scientist is known as the founder of India’s first pharmaceutical company ‘Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals’

A. Shivram Bhoje

B. Arvind Bhatnagar

C. Srikumar Banerjee

D. Prafulla Chandra Ray

Answer: Prafulla Chandra Ray

FAQ and Answers on National Science Day

Why is National Science Day celebrated?

Answer:
National Science Day (NSD) is celebrated every year on 28 February to commemorate the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect. On this day Sir C.V. Raman announced the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’ for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1930.

What is the theme for National Science Day 2022?

Answer:
The theme of National Science Day 2022 is ‘Integrated Approach in Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future.

Why is February 28th a science day?

Answer:
28th February is celebrated as National Science Day (NSD) in India. NSD is celebrated to commemorate the discovery of the ‘Raman Effect’, which led to Sir C.V. Raman winning the Noble Prize.

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