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Foundation Course in Science and Technology
Bachelor’s Degree Programme (BDP)
ASSIGNMENT 2010

Assignment

(Tutor Marked Assignment)

Course Code: FST-01

Assignment Code: FST-01/TMA/2010

Maximum Marks: 100

Answer all the questions given below.

Q.1a)With two examples from industry, explain the role of science in production process.(5)

b)Discuss the achievements in the areas of quantitative science and transport during Bronze age.(5)

Q.2a)Briefly discuss the developments in mathematics and astronomy during Gupta period in India.(5)

b)Compare the state of science and technology during Renaissance with that of post Renaissance period in Europe.(5)

Q.3a)With the help of a suitable example, explain how scientific approach can help solve personal problems.(5)

b)Describe Kepler’s laws related to planetary motion.(5)

Q.4a)How have optical astronomy and radio astronomy aided in the study of universe?(5)

b)Discuss the features of planet Mars gathered till date by the scientists.(5)

Q.5a)With the help of an example explain the systems view of life.(2)

b)Explain the theory of natural selection proposed by Darwin.(3)

c)Explain the carbon cycle with the help of a diagram. In what way human activities have altered the balance of carbon cycle?(5)

Q.6a)List any four consequences of deforestation.(2)

b)Explain the role of remote sensing method in resource exploration.(3)

c)Discuss the ways to manage water resources.(2)

d)Describe any three types of agrotechniques used in India.(3)

Q.7a)List any five groups of nutrients with one example food group of each. Write their roles in human health.(5)

b)What are infectious diseases? Give the names of two diseases caused by viruses. How does our body battle against germs?(5)

Q.8a)Describe the structural components of central nervous system....
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