Chapter-6: The Making of a Scientist

1 . Who is the writer of the story “The Making of a Scientist”?

  • HG Wells
  • Robert W. Peterson
  • Ruskin Bond
  • Guy De Maupassant
Answer
Robert W. Peterson

2. “It was his fascination for ………… that opened the world of science to him.”

  • cats
  • birds
  • dogs
  • butterflies
Answer
butterflies

3. How many species of butterflies had he collected till second grade?

  • 20
  • 21
  • 24
  • 25
Answer
25

4. He tried to grow ……. in the presence of betties.

  • catterpillar
  • butterflies
  • rats
  • snakes
Answer
catterpillar

5. Which butterflies were not eaten by birds?

  • Monarch
  • Viceroy
  • Monarch
  • None of these
Answer
Monarch

6. ……… is the blueprint of life.

  • Oxygen
  • Cell
  • DNA
  • All of these
Answer
DNA

7. Where did Richard grew up?

  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • Chicago
  • London
Answer
Pennsylvania

8. Where did Ebright study?

  • ¬†Oxford
  • Cambridge
  • Harvard
  • Stanford
Answer
Harvard

9. What did Richard’s dad do?

  • scientist
  • doctor
  • he was dead
  • teacher
Answer
he was dead

10. What did Richard Ebright collect during his childhood?

  • rocks
  • coins
  • butterflies
  • All of these
Answer
All of these

11. Richard H. Ebright was famous :

  • ¬†singer
  • ¬†scientist
  • ¬†doctor
  • ¬†engineer
Answer
 scientist

12. Who encouraged Ebright in his interest in learning?

  • ¬†his mother
  • ¬†his father
  • ¬†his brother
  • ¬†his teacher
Answer
 his mother

13. Ebright tried to grow caterpillars in the presence of :

  • ¬†betties
  • snakes
  • ¬†wasps
  • ¬†all of the above
Answer
betties

14. Which of the following is a type of butterflies?

  • ¬†viceroy
  • ¬†monarch
  • ¬†viceroy and monarch
  • ¬†none of the above
Answer
 viceroy and monarch

15. Which book did Ebright’s mother give him to?

  • ¬†Travels of Monarch X
  • Travels of Ebright
  • Travels of Dr Urquhart
  • ¬†Travels of Viceroy X
Answer
Travels of Monarch X

16. Ebright is an expert………….

  • ¬†scientist
  • ¬†debator
  • ¬†photographer
  • all of the above
Answer
all of the above

17. At what grade did Richard get a hint of what real science is?

  • fourth grade
  • fifth grade
  • ¬†sixth grade
  • ¬†seventh grade
Answer
 seventh grade

18. Which of the following is a part of the life cycle of butterflies?

  • ¬†egg
  • caterpillar
  • pupa
  • all of the above
Answer
all of the above

19. ‚ÄúIt was his fascination for _____ that opened the world of science to him.‚ÄĚ

  • ¬†cats
  • ¬†dogs
  • birds
  • ¬†butterflies
Answer
 butterflies

20. What was he fond of in his childhood?

  • ¬†basketball
  • ¬†collecting things
  • ¬†baseball
  • ¬†none of the above
Answer
 collecting things

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