General Science & Technology Questions & Answers

September 25, 2011

Why Carbon is used in making of steel?

Because it works as a hardening agent. So, basically the impurity of Carbon in Iron stops the dislocation of the Iron atoms in the lattice from sliding past one

September 3, 2011

How Old is Moon?

The Age of the Moon predicted to ~ 4.36 Billion Years   Scientists claimed that the Age of the moon: ~ 4.36 billion years, i.e. nearly 200 million years

July 26, 2011

Give some examples of Bio-fertilizers?

There are five biofertilizers viz. Rhizobium, Azotobacter, Azospirillum, Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria and mycorrhiza , which have been incorporated in India’s  Fertilizer Control Order (FCO), 1985.  Rhizobium, Azotobacter, Azospirillum and

July 26, 2011

What is used to store acetylene?

Acetylene cannot be safely pressurized as a pure compound. Acetone is used for safe storage and transportation of Acetylene. Vessels containing a porous material are first filled with acetone

July 18, 2011

Why there are colors in the fine cut diamond?

Pure diamond should transmit visible light and appear as a clear colorless crystal. Colors in diamond originate from lattice defects and impurities. The diamond crystal lattice is exceptionally strong

July 18, 2011

What is a Plantation Crop?

A plantation is a large farm or estate, usually in a tropical or subtropical country, where crops that are not consumed for food are grown for sale in distant

June 27, 2011

Sodium acetate solution is basic or acidic?

Sodium acetate dissociates in water into sodium and acetate ions. Sodium ions react very little with hydroxyl ions whereas acetate ions combine with hydrogen ions to produce neutral acetic