2nd Year English Lesson 2 Using The Scientific Method Notes MCQs Solution

english 12th Notes Chapter No 2

1. Astrology and fortune-telling are still practiced. Here the word Astrology means

 
 
 
 

2. Science has improved the way we spend our leisure time. Here the word leisure means

 
 
 
 

3. Scientific method has helped us in the maintenance of health. Here the word maintenance means

 
 
 
 

4. We can explain every happening. Here the word happening means

 
 
 
 

5. Today we are better able to explain happenings that used to be considered strange and mysterious. Here the word considered means

 
 
 
 

6. In the past, only a fraction of the baby borne grew up. Here the word fraction means

 
 
 
 

7. The streets was narrow and unpaved. Here the word unpaved means

 
 
 
 

8. In the past, only a fraction of the babies born grew up. Here the word fraction  means

 
 
 
 

9. Animals wandered through the streets. Here the word wandered means

 
 
 
 

10. Life started in simple organisms. Here the word organisms means

 
 
 
 

11. In the past only a fraction of the babies born grew up. Here the word fraction means

 
 
 
 

12. Thrifty housewives preserved food in the past. Here the word Thrifty means

 
 
 
 

13. Superstitions were common in the past. Here the word Superstitions means

 
 
 
 

14. Sanitary conditions were worse two hundred years ago. Here the word Sanitary means

 
 
 
 

15. Thrifty house wives preserved food in the past. Here the word Thrifty means

 
 
 
 

16. Death rate his beet, reduced by epidemic control. Here the word epidemic  means

 
 
 
 

17. Water was therefore used very sparingly for bathing and cleaning purposes. Here the word sparingly  means

 
 
 
 

18. Virulent germs spread diseases. Here the word Virulent means

 
 
 
 

19. We are less likely to accept the conclusion as final. Here the word conclusion means

 
 
 
 

20. Lives are greatly influenced by such signs. Here the word influenced means

 
 
 
 

21. We are more critical than our ancestors. Here the word critical means

 
 
 
 

22. Animals wandered through streets. Here the word wandered means

 
 
 
 

23. Infection was a tremendous problem in the past. Here the word tremendous  means

 
 
 
 

24. Superstitions are being overcome. Here the word overcome means

 
 
 
 

25. Sewage from all the segments of the city is carried through a pipe to a disposal plant. Here the word segments means

 
 
 
 

26. The ways we spend our leisure time have changed. Here the word leisure time means

 
 
 
 

27. There is a little likelihood of their getting disease .Here the word likelihood means

 
 
 
 

28. Household refuse was thrown in the streets. Here the word refuse means

 
 
 
 

29. Today we are better able to explain happenings. Here the word happenings means

 
 
 
 

30. All of us have benefitted greatly from the use of Scientific method. Here the word benefitted means

 
 
 
 

31. Water was used sparingly in the past. Here the word sparingly means

 
 
 
 

32. We can explain every happening which used to be strange and mysterious. Here the word mysterious means

 
 
 
 

33. We can explain every happening which used to be strange and mysterious. Here the word mysterious means

 
 
 
 

34. In the past city, streets were full of garbage. Here the word garbage means

 
 
 
 

35. Ideas must now be supported by facts. Here the word supported means

 
 
 
 

36. Water was used sparingly for bathing and cleaning purposes. Here the word sparingly means

 
 
 
 

37. Thrifty housewives preserved their house-grown vegetables and fruits by canning, pickling, or drying. Here the word Thrifty means

 
 
 
 

38. Sewage from all sections is carried through sealed pipes .Here the word Sewage means

 
 
 
 

39. Water had to be carried from a considerable distance from the well. Here the word considerable means

 
 
 
 

40. Science has improved the way we spend our leisure time. Here the word leisure  means

 
 
 
 

41. We are more critical than our ancestors. Here the word critical means

 
 
 
 

42. A century ago, people probably enjoyed eating as much as we do today. Here the word probably  means

 
 
 
 

43. Today we are better able to explain happenings which used to be considered strange and mysterious. Here the word mysterious means

 
 
 
 

44. Life was most uncertain. Here the word uncertain means

 
 
 
 

45. We are more critical in our thinking than our ancestors. Here the word ancestors means

 
 
 
 

46. We have the power to abolish war if we have the will. Here the word abolish means

 
 
 
 

47. The scientific method has helped us in the maintenance of health. Here the word maintenance  means

 
 
 
 

48. Sewage from all sections is carried through sealed pipes to disposal plants. Here the word Sewage means

 
 
 
 

49. In the past city streets were full of garbage. Here the word garbage means

 
 
 
 

50. Thrifty housewives preserved food in the past. Here the word preserved means

 
 
 
 

51. Superstitious people believe in signs of good or bad luck. Here the word Superstitious means

 
 
 
 

52. The person how lived for more than thirty five years was indeed fortunate. Here the word fortunate means

 
 
 
 

53. We are more critical than our ancestors. Here the word ancestors means

 
 
 
 

54. Today we are more critical than our forefathers. Here the word forefathers means

 
 
 
 

55. How we spend our leisure time.   .Here the word  leisure means

 
 
 
 

56. Dehydration proved a Practical method of Preservation. Here the word Dehydration means

 
 
 
 

Short Questions

1. Describe some of the superstitions still current in our country. How do they affect the lives of those who believe in them?
2. Discuss how science has made man open minded?
3. How are we different from our forefather in outlook?
4. How did the ancient people produce most of their foods?
5. How has science increased the average lifespan of man?
6. How has the scientific method changed the behaviour of modern man?
7. How has the scientific method enabled us to get over the old fears?
8. How has the scientific method helped us in our fight against disease?
9. How has the scientific method helped us in the preservation of foods?
10. How have the governments managed to clean the cities these days?
11. How is water supplied to Los Angeles?
12. How science has made man open minded?
13. How was food/meat preserved in the past?
14. How was fresh water obtained in the past?
15. In what fields has the scientific method helped us?
16. Name the diseases which one could have had by reaching the age of twelve?
17. We are generally less fearful than our ancestors. What were our ancestors afraid of?
18. We life uncertain in the past?
19. What are superstitions?
20. What are superstitions? Do they really exist?
21. What are the sanitary conditions like in our villages today and how would you improve them?
22. What change has occurred in our eating habits?
23. What change has science brought about superstitions?
24. What change has the scientific method brought in us?
25. What do superstitious people believe in?
26. What do the unsanitary conditions cause?
27. What happened to most of the babies in the past?
28. What improvement has science brought in the water supply?
29. What is condition of water supply in cities today?
30. What is method of dehydration for preserving of food?
31. What is sanitary condition of our cities today?
32. What is the expected age of a person today?
33. What kind of problems have we solved by using the scientific method?
34. What king of food did people eat in the past?
35. What part did astrology play in the lives of men and women in the past? Give example?
36. What sorts/kinds of superstitions still exist?
37. What was the sanitary condition in the cities a hundred years ago?
38. What were the diseases that once started spread through a community?
39. What were the superstitions practiced by people in the past?
40. What were the superstitions that were very common in the past?
41. Which were the diseases that, once started, spread through a community?
42. Who was considered fortunate?
43. Why do people not accept conclusions as final?
44. Why do the children and young people of today not catch diseases?
45. Why do the children not get diseases today as compared to the past?
46. Write a note on better sanitary conditions available in our cities today.
47. Write a note on the better sanitary conditions available in our today and compare them with what they were like a hundred years ago?

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