Everyday Science Multiple Choice Questions
52) During a total solar eclipse there is most likely to be

(a) A decrease in the rate of photosynthesis
(b) An increase in the rate of photosynthesis
(c) A decrease in the rate of respiration
(d) No effect on either photosynthesis or respiration
54) In an oil lamp, the oil rises up in the wick due to

(a) Capillary action
(b) Atmospheric pressure
(c) Viscosity of oil
(d) Change in temperature
56) Which one of the following would give the highest energy per gram?

(a) Glucose
(b) Proteins
(c) Fats
(d) Sucrose
58) A woman's voice is shriller than a man's due to

(a) Higher frequency
(b) Higher amplitude
(c) Lower frequency
(d) Weak vocal chords

60) Why are soft drinks made with chilled water rather than water at room temperature?

(a) Ingredients dissolve better in chilled temperature
(b) Chilled water enhances the taste
(c) Chilled water attracts more carbon dioxide
(d) Chilled water is more hygienic


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