Why cooking is quicker in a pressure cooker ?
Because the accumulation of steam in the pressure cooker increases pressure inside the cooker.
Because the accumulation of steam in the pressure cooker' increases the temperature inside the cooker.
Because the accumulation of steam in the pressure cooker increases both pressure and temperature inside the cooker.
Because of the increase in the penetrating power of the steam.
Why ice floats on water ?
Because ice is cooler than water.
Because water exerts an upward pressure on the ice.
Because the surface of water behaves like a stretched membrane.
Because the density of ice is less than that of water.
Why cream separates out when milk is churned ?
Because cream particles are lighter than milk particles.
Because cream particles are heavier than milk particles -
Because the force of adhesion between the molecules of cream and milk is very weak.
Because of none of these reasons.
Suppose the earth attracts a body with a, force of 20 units. With what force the body attracts the earth ?
The body will also attract the earth with a force of 20 units..
The body does not attract the earth.
The force with which the body attracts the earth will be determined by the mass of the body.
The body will attract the earth. with a force of 2 units.
Why does the moon not have an atmosphere ?
Because all its gases have been attracted by the sun.
Because of extreme variations in temperature on its surface.
Because the magnetosphere of the moon does not allow any gas to enter its atmosphere.
Because its gravitational pull is too weak to hold down gases.
At what temperature water has maximum density ?
0 degree C.
Why does a thermos flask keep cold liquid cold and belt liquid hot
Because of a special inner lining in the thermos flask.
Because the thermos flask is double-walled and the spacee, inbetween contains air under pressure.
Because the walls of the thermos flask are very thick.
Because thermos flask is constructed in such a way that heat can neither leave the flask nor enter the flask.
Why is it easier to lift a heavy stone under water than in air ?,
Because the gravitational pull of the earth is less in water than in air.
Because water offers comparatively less resistance to the motion of the stone.
Because water cools the stone.
Because there is an apparent loss in weight, of the stone, in water.
At what degree the readings in both the Centigrade and Fahrenheit scales are exactly the same ?
Why a metal tea-pot is provided with an ebonite handle ?
Because ebonite is a bad conductor of heat. Therefore it does not get hot easily.
Because it is unbreakable.
Because ebonite is very beautiful to look at.
Because it is a cheaper material.
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