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

  •  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