NOUN E-Exam Past Questions: GST105 - History & Philosophy of Science

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NOUN E-Exam Past Questions: GST105 - History & Philosophy of Science

Postby Jed » Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:24 am

The simple meaning of Australopithecus is_________________
Western ape
Nothern ape
Eastern ape
Southern Ape
D


Which stage of evolution did the HOMO looked very much
like modern man?
____________
Homo Sapien
Homo Habilis
Homo Erectus
Homo Hominid
A

At what stage of evolution did man began to control fire and
fashion advanced tools
Homo Erectus
Homo Sapien
Homo Habilis
Homo Hominid
A

QUESTION: According to the theory of
evolution, man might have
evolved from the following
except____________
Gorillas God Chimpanzee Apes B

QUESTION: According to the evolutionist,
man originated from
_____________
Australia Africa Asia Europe B

QUESTION: Which of the following is a
characteristics of evolution.
____________
It has a
theological
component
It was designed by
God
It is restricted to
higher animal
only
It involves
struggle for
survival
D

QUESTION: The principle of Gravitational
attraction which answers the
Question:s of earlier scientists
was formulated by _______
Nekton and
Kepler
Kepler and
Copernicus
Lambert Sharul Issac Newton D

QUESTION: The honour of inventing a
scientific instrument called the
telescope goes to ________
Galileo Copernicus Alexandria Beacon A

QUESTION: According to history, the first
great change in scientific
outlook after the renaissance
was made by a Polish
mathematician and
astronomers called
__________
Neil Armstrong Nicolaus
Copernicus
Alexandra
Roger
Thomas
Aquinas
B

QUESTION: The Nigerian scientist whose
name appear in the history
book of internet was _____
Oviemo Ovadje Henrietta Ukwu Philip
Emeagwali
Bartholomew
Nnaji
C

QUESTION: The geologist who propounded
the idea of gradualism in
evolution is called ______
Gregor Mendel James Hutton John William George –Louis B

QUESTION: __________ is the remains or
body impressions of dead
organism that lived is the past
fussion fission fossils fibrous C

QUESTION: The belief that each kind of
animal and plant had remained
unchanged since creation is
called ___________
doctrine of
spontaneous
generation
doctrine of super
creation
doctrine of fixed
creationism
doctrine of non
creationism
C

QUESTION: The progressive change of
living things through ages and
time is called ___________
evolution revolution doctrine development A

QUESTION: The basic type of food needed
by man include all the following
except_____
protein carbonhydrate vitamin fat and oil C

QUESTION: One of the following is given off
during photosynthesis. It is
___________
carbonmonoxide carbon (iv)oxide oxygen-oxide oxygen C

QUESTION: Among the ancient settlement,
Tigris and Euphrates valley is
found in ________
mesopotamia babylonia andalusia mauritania B

QUESTION: Agricultural production depend
on all the following
except______
climate weather soil solar energy D

QUESTION: _____ is not part of primitive
agriculture
seasoning hunting rearing animal planting A

QUESTION: True experiment science, free
from philosophy and religion
emerged in the __________
20th and 21st
century
200 BC 16th and 17th
century
11th to 12th
century
C

QUESTION: An Italian monk who taught
alongside Albert the great at
University of Paris in the 12th
century was __________
Vincent Etnebor Gregor Mendel Albert Bandura Thomas
Aquinas
D

QUESTION: Historically rebirth or revival of
learning was started in Italy by
three scholars called
_________, __________ and
________
Mendel, Albert,
Schrodinger
Hook, Brown,
Douglas
Newton, Robert
and Beacon
Dante,
Petrarch and
Boccaccio
D

QUESTION: The spirit of Question:ing old
beliefs and forming new
opinions was described as
___________
renaissance dark ageing civilization transformation A

QUESTION: What is the difference between
the renaissance men and the
men of dark of ages in term of
attitude. It is ___________
men of dark
ages were
satisfied and did
not ask Question:
renaissance men
were not asking
Question:
dark ages men
were dark while
renaissance
men were red
all of the above A

QUESTION: The food that man eat are
derived from ______
flesh and
vegetable
plant and animal solar energy
and mineral
nutrient
carbohydrates
and protein
B

QUESTION: The sun supplies solar energy
while the plants provide
_______
air carbondioxide oxygen water vapou C

QUESTION: Man's existence is sustained
through biological reproduction
and ________
utilization of
natural
resources from
his enviroment
conflict resolution
with his
neighbouring
countries
establishment
of import and
export trade
peace keeping
mission for
african union
A

QUESTION: The founder of the Geometric
Machine Corporation and a
consultant to North Atlantic
Treaty Organization is _____
Mobison Oliver
Udemmadu
Njoku Obi Bartholomew
Nnaji
Chike Obi C

QUESTION: Yangte is a river found in
_________
Japan Korea Taiwan China D

QUESTION: Which of these is most useful
to the plant during
photosynthesis. ___________
carbonmonoxide carbondioxide oxygen soil nutrient B

QUESTION: The interdependence between
man and plant in their air
consumption is called______
parasitism commensalism symbiosis cooperative
existence
C

QUESTION: ______ is a simpler form of
sugar which is derived from
carbondioxide, water and
sunlight
lactose glucose sucrose milktose B

QUESTION: Yankari Game Reserve is
located in ________ state
Plateau Nasarawa Gombe Bauchi D

QUESTION: Which of these sphere is not
part of the layers in the
atmosphere ___________
xtratosphere ionosphere stratoshpere troposhere A

QUESTION: In which of these vegetation is
farming difficult. ___________
conferous decidous Tropical rain
forest
tundra D

QUESTION: Temperate rain forest can be
found can be found in
________
USA and China Middle East Australia Cannada and
Russia
A

QUESTION: The theory that state that the
earth is the center of the
universe and all other heavenly
bodies move round it. This
theory is called __________
Geocentric Heliocentric Intrinsic Extrinsic A
QUESTION: A scientist who used his
primitive microscopic in 1665 to
observe that plant materials
have cellular structure was
__________
John Dalton Theodor Schwan Matthias
Schleiden
Robert Hooke D

QUESTION: The combination of two
hydrogen atom and one atom
of oxygen will produce
__________
ice water gas liquid B

QUESTION: Who among the following
scientists will receive the
honour of revolution in
chemistry. It goes to
___________
Antoine Laurent
Lavoisier
Isaac Newton Michael Angelo Dalton John A



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Re: NOUN E-Exam Past Questions: GST105 - History & Philosophy of Science

Postby Jed » Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:26 am

QUESTION: Which of these may not
constitute environmental
pollution
noise heat garbage crude oil D
QUESTION: ____ is a substance whose
presence in the air is harmful?
pollution pollutant deposits deposition B
QUESTION: Which of these gases is an air
pollutant?
carbondioxide carbom monoxide carbon (iv)
oxide
carbon trioxide B
QUESTION: _____ refers to the release of
substances or energy into the
environment in quantities which
are harmful to man and other
living things
sanitation pollution green house
effect
oxidation B
QUESTION: Envoronmental assault such as
constant flaring of gas may
happen to one of these
communities
Burutai Akoko Ogoni Ogori C
QUESTION: In which year was the cellular
phone introduced? ___
1989 1979 1969 1959 B
QUESTION: Which of these diseases is not
associated with the radioactive
particles from atomic bomb
anaemia leukemia cancer diabetes D
QUESTION: All the following are facts about
atomic bombs except ____
the radioactive
particles
released are
harmful
the chemical
element such as
carbon, hydrogen
and strontium can
contaminate the
soil, water and air
part of the
radioactive
element can be
used to cure
cancer
the fallout can
damage the
central
nervous
system and
cell of the
intestine lining
and bone
marrow
C
QUESTION: All these constitute water
pollution except ___
oil spillage from
refineries
leakages from
petrol tankers
industrial waste oxygen
transformation
D
QUESTION: The bombing of Japanese
cities during the second world
war in 1945 was carried out by
the ___
Russian German Americans British C
QUESTION: Hiroshima was a popular town
in ____
Germany China Russia Japan D
QUESTION: Which of these towns were
destroyed by atomic bombs
during the 2nd world war
Tripoli Benghazli Nagasaki Moscow C
QUESTION: Which of the following is not an
effect of climate change
increase rise in
sea level
regional famine distruption in
photosynthesis
desertification D
QUESTION: ___ refers to absorbing and
returning of heat to the earth's
surface due to green house
gases
green house
effect
global warming heat transfer pollution sage B
QUESTION: Which of these is not a green
house gas
methane chlorofluorocarbon carbondioxide neon D
QUESTION: The threat to climate arises
from the retention of a level of
_____ in the atmosphere
carbondioxide chlorine sulphur fluorine A
QUESTION: ____ is a collection of various
computer networks linked
together and communicating by
a common protocol
computer
networking
intergrated
network
internet intranet C
QUESTION: The term ENIAC simply means
_____
Energy Network
International
and Allied
company
Electrical Network
Intergration and
connection
Electronic
Numeral
Intergrator and
Computer
Electrical nonintegrated
Alliance Circuit
C
QUESTION: The first electronic digital
computer was assembled in the
year ____
1956 1946 1936 1926 B
QUESTION: The first communication satelite
called "Echos" was launched
by the _____
Russia Germany China United state D
QUESTION: The first step of the Arabs
when they came in contact with
ancient science was ____
destroyed the
ancient science
established a
relationship
betweeen the
greeks science
and the egyptian
science
searched for
the writing of
the greeks and
translated them
into their
language
invent
technology
from the
science
C
QUESTION: In which region of the world did
Islamic knowledge flourish
west east south north B
QUESTION: One significant invention during
the dark ages that was not
noticed is _____
the convention
of rigid horse
collar and iron
horse shoes
invention of dam
for agricultural
irrigation
invention of the
lunar calendar
caeseran
operation for
the removal of
cataract
A
QUESTION: The proposition that
"everything that moves is
moved by something else" can
be credited to ____
Thomas
Acquinas
Plato Aristotle Socrates C
QUESTION: From the point of view of early
christians, knowledge on nature
was valued only as a means of
_____
sacrifice edification offering baptism B
QUESTION: Why did the father of the
church show little interest in
knowledge of nature
there was no
supprtive
civilization
knoeledge of
nature was not
easy to come by
knowledge of
nature would
not help them in
their hope of life
to come
knowledge of
nature would
make them
disbelievers
C
QUESTION: Why was the study of biology
lagged far behind chemistry
and physics
scientists were
not allowed to
handle living
things
people at that time
believed that
organisms were
too complex to
study
the scientists
then lack the
know-how to
handle living
organisms
There was no
specimen to
carry out the
study.
B
QUESTION: The following facts supported
the proposotion that 19th
century was considered as the
classic scientific age except
_______
there was a very
rapid growth of
knowledge
it was established
that science
should also be
studied
scientific
research and
industrial
development
went hand in
hand
the usage of
scientific
method in the
field of science
was introduced
D
QUESTION: In what century was the role of
air and gas in chemical reaction
(combustion) discovered
18th-19th
century
15th-16th century 10th -11th
century
20th-21st
century
A
QUESTION: The first scientist-philosopher
who attempted to arrange the
steps of scientific method in a
logical manner was ___
Roger beacon Francis beacon Laurent
laviosier
Johannes
kepler
B
QUESTION: Who among the following is not
a proponent of the heliocentric
theory of the universe
Isaac newton Johannes kepler Nicolas
copernicus
Leonardo da
vinci
D
QUESTION: Which of the following is not a
planetary law according to the
proponents of heliocentric
theory
all planets travel
about the sun in
an elliptical path
a planet moves
faster in its orbit
as it nears the sun
a relationship
exist between
its distance
from the sun
and the time it
takes to make
an orbit
the rotation
and revolution
is inversely
proportional to
their
astronomical
distance
D
QUESTION: Who among the early scientists
searched the heaven with his
mind and not the telescope
Alexander the
great
Nicolas
copernicus
Johannas
kepler
Isaac newton B
QUESTION: The most gratest eminent
Muslim Physicist was ____
Al-Jabr Ibn-al-Huthaim Aladin Bin Salim B
QUESTION: Why did the church authorities
oppose the heleocentric theory
of the universe
the theory
implied that
humanity is no
longer at the
centre of the
creation
the theory did not
account for the
attraction between
the sun and the
planets
it failed to
establish a
relationship
between the
sun and the
earth
the theory is
anti-christ
A
QUESTION: The copernican theory of the
universe was ____
based on
experimentation
based on
teleological theory
of the universe
not based on
experimentation
supported by
church
authorities
C
QUESTION: The view of the universe which
posited that the sun is at the
centre of universe while the
planets revolve round is called
____
Ptolemaic
system
geocentric theory heliocentric
theory
classical
theory of the
universe
C
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Re: NOUN E-Exam Past Questions: GST105 - History & Philosophy of Science

Postby Jed » Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:26 am

QUESTION: The view of the author of Al-
Majest about the earth and
other planets is called ____
geocentric
theory
heliocentric theory newtonian
theory
copernican
theory
A
QUESTION: Australopithecus____________
was found in 1924 in South
Africa
Aferensis Robustus Africanus Boisei C
QUESTION: Which century marked the true
freedom of true experimental
science from philosophy and
religion
6th-7th century 16th-17th century 19th-20th
century
10-12th
century
B
QUESTION: Paradigm conservation in
philosophy refers to _______
conflicting
explanation
impractical
proposal
criteria for
significance
shift in
hypothesis
B
QUESTION: Semantic in philosophy is about
____
ideology principles language method C
QUESTION: The philosopher that introduced
the principle of falsifiability is
called ______
Charles Darwin Karl Popper Roger Beacon Quincy Wright B
QUESTION: Falsifiability simply means
_____
the principle
which take care
of statement
which cannot be
verified
the principle which
falsify unscientific
position in science
the principle
which shows
the relationship
between
science and
philosophy
the principle
which
emphasize
experimental
verification in
science
A
QUESTION: Philosophy with the analysis of
concepts and the meaning of
words is called ____
semeiotic abiotic gymnastic biotic A
QUESTION: The branch of philosophy which
deals with validity and
soundness of an argument is
called ____
ethics epistemology logic metaphysics C
QUESTION: All men are mortal, John is a
man, therefore John is a
mortal. The conclusion John is
Mortal is a _____ knowledge
deductive seductive inductive productive A
QUESTION: Consider the argument " All
men are mortal. Peter is a man.
Therefore Peter is Mortal.
Which of these statement is a
premise?
peter is mortal all men are mortal therefore Peter
is a man
therefore peter
is mortal
B
QUESTION: ______ is a branch of
philosophy that deals with
human and thought
aesthetics logic metaphysics ethics B
QUESTION: Objectivity in science can be
sustained if one does all the
following but
concentrate on
the pursuit of
truth
disregard all
unpleasant or
threats situation
develop sense
of discipline
be open to
your feeling
B
QUESTION: The objectivity in critical
thinking can be affected due to
all the following except
different ways of
seeing the world
personal point of
view
viewing issues
without bias
exposure to
inspiration
D
QUESTION: All the following are forms in
which theory can be stated
except
diagram equations statistical
formation
tentative
assertion
D
QUESTION: Which of the following is
regarded as the final step in
scientific method
conclusion theory formulation experimentation induction
process
B
QUESTION: Scientific conclusion has the
following characteristics except
_______
it can be
redefined
it can be modified it can be
disearded
it is absolute D
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Re: NOUN E-Exam Past Questions: GST105 - History & Philosophy of Science

Postby Jed » Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:28 am

QUESTION: Philosophy of science is hinged
on the ________ nature of
philosophy
reflective rigid compromising theoretical A
QUESTION: Which of these statements is
false in respect of philosophy
and science
they both lay
emphasis on
method
deductive method
is for philosophy
while inductive
and deductive
method is for
science
inductive
method is
applied in
philosophy
while deductive
method only is
for science
logic is central
to both science
and philosophy
C
QUESTION: Which of the following may not
be considered as the point of
convergence between
philosophy and science
they are critical,
skeptical and
non-dogmatic in
attitude
they exhibit high
level of curiosity
they emphasize
irrationality and
spirituality
they are highly
objective and
universal
C
QUESTION: Which of these Question:s may
not get response in philosophy
of science
what is science? what is the nature
of scientific
knowledge?
how do we
arrive at
scientific truth?
what is the
essence of
humanity?
D
QUESTION: Which of these statements is
not true about philosophy
the term is
derived from
philos and
sophia
it embraced so
many discipline in
the past
science
seperated from
philosophy
philosophy as
a subject
originate from
science
D
QUESTION: According to the greeks, a
philosopher is simply ______
lover of
knowledge
lover of wisdom lover of
reasoning
lover of
understanding
B
QUESTION: All the features below
describes religion except _____
it is based on
dogma
it is speculation it deals with the
worship of
supernatural
it could be
authenticated
using scientific
method
D
QUESTION: All the following are nonscience
disciplines except
_______
religion meta-physics mysticism anthropology D
QUESTION: Which of the following is not
true about science
it equips man
with theoretical
knowledge
it emphasize
practical
translation of
theoretical
knowledge
it contribute to
the
development of
theology
it is the
bedrock of
philosophy
C
QUESTION: Which of these does not
explain why is man involved in
scientific activity
to understand
himself
to understand the
nature that
surrounds him
to explain the
phenomenon of
birth, death,
solid earth and
restless seas
to enhance
spiritual
fulfilment
D
QUESTION: All these disciplines reflect
curriculum integration except
______
physical
chemistry
bio chemistry bio physics anthropology D
QUESTION: All the folllowing are example of
social science except ______
psychology physiology anthropology philosophy B
QUESTION: The disciplines that are
concerned with drugs and drug
contents of plant can be
grouped under ___
medical science physical science biological
science
pharmaceutical
science
D
QUESTION: Anatomy, physiology, surgery
can be categorized as _______
biological
sciences
medical science physical
science
pharmaceutical
science
B
QUESTION: All these are examples of
biological science except
_____
zoology microbiology botany chemistry D
QUESTION: Physics, chemistry and
astronomy can also be
described as _____
biological
sciences
pharmaceutical
science
physical
science
chemical
science
C

QUESTION: Which of these can be
described as non-perception
object:
violin virtues Vicaroll vicks B
QUESTION: Which of the following does not
belong to genus
Australopithecus?
____________
Aferensis Africanus Robustus Asianus D
QUESTION: Sense perception objects are
mostly associated with ______
inductive
science
deductive science logical science empirical
science
D
QUESTION: Physics, chemistry, biology and
medical sciences are best
described as _____
empirical
science
formal science experimental
science
informal
science
A
QUESTION: Religion relies on the principle
that the universe is generally
governed by ____ laws
scientific prophetic spiritual civil law C
QUESTION: Logic, physics and statistics will
be best described as _____
empirical
science
formal science informal
science
inductive
science
B
QUESTION: Geometry, algebra,
trigonometry and arithmethic
are examples of ______
inductive
science
deductive science formal science informal
science
C
QUESTION: Which of the Australopithecus
was discovered in Ethiopia in
1978?_________
Aferensis Africanus Asianus Robustus A
QUESTION: All of these terms are
associated with formal science
except ____
concept rules theories myth D
QUESTION: Which of these group of
science adopt scientific method
to acquire knowledge
empirical and
formal science
inductive and
deductive science
psychological
and
phisiological
science
philosophy and
epistemology
A


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