Sample KVPY Interview Questions (Part 9 of 9)

  • Define Potential energy. How is potential energy generated? From which source?
  • Give 3 examples of a simple machine.
  • How roughage in the body is useful to our digestive system?
  • Which other product (except the water) present in your kitchen can be used as a fire extinguisher?
  • From which material is synthetic fibre made?
  • How are scissors made workable? What concept is applied behind making it?
  • Write the full form of www used in the internet.
  • Science has certain concepts which make our understanding simpler and clearer. Explain the concept in this situation. You climb by stairs from first floor to third floor. However according to scientific principle, you have not done any work. How is it possible? Where has the work done disappeared? Why you feel tired after moving to third floor?
  • By which name is Brahmputra river known at its origin? Name some sources of other rivers and dams on various rivers.
  • Do mitochondria have the chromose?
  • What do you mean by national Anthem? Which is the national anthem of India? Who composed it?
  • What is direction of acceleration in circular motion, linear motion and random motion?
  • Differntiate between Himalayas and Andaman islands.
  • How is disease different from syndrome?
  • Give the full form of AIDS. Why is it difficult to make vaccine for AIDS?
  • Explain the working of the thermos flask. State the concept behind its working.
  • What happens when quicklime reacts with carbon dioxide?
  • How did you prepare for the KVPY Exam (Do not mention the name of coaching institute as such)?
  • What do your parents do? Who is your role model?
  • Anything that you would like to ask from us (at the end of the interview)?