General Science Short Questions set-1

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General Science MCQ Questions

general Science Short questions set- 1

Q.1: All those animals which do not have vertebral column are referred to as
[A] Protozoa
[B] Invertebrates
[C] Metazoa
[D] Chordata

[B] Invertebrates

Q.2: The vitamin which is easily destroyed during cooking as well as storage is
[A] Vitamin C
[B] Vitamin B
[C] Vitamin K
[D] Vitamin D

[A] Vitamin C

Q.3: Total volume of the blood in a normal human being is
[A] 3 litres
[B] 5-6 litres
[C] 10 litres
[D] 7-9 litres

[B] 5-6 litres

Q.4: Who propounded the theory of relativity ?
[A] Newton
[B] Bose
[C] Einstein
[D] Galileo

[C] Einstein

Q.5: A force of 100 dynes acts on mass 5gm for 10 sec. The velocity produced is
[A] 2 cm/sec
[B] 20 cm/sec
[C] 200 cm/sec
[D] 2000 cm/sec

[C] 200 cm/sec

Q.6: Universe is composed of
[A] The earth
[B] Matter
[C] The earth and the sun
[D] The earth, fire, air and sky

[B] Matter

Q.7: Which of the following is a chemical change ?
[A] Oxidation
[B] Evaporation
[C] Precipitation
[D] Dissolution

[A] Oxidation

Q.8: The nucleus of an atom consists of
[A] Protons only
[B] Neutrons only
[C] Protons and neutrons
[D] Electrons and neutrons

>[C] Protons and neutrons

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Q.9:A proton carries
[A] No charge
[B] A unit positive charge
[C] A negative charge
[D] Two units of positive charge

[B] A unit positive charge

Q.10: Radioactivity was discovered by
[A] Enstein
[B] Henry Becquerel
[C] Rutherford
[D] Madame Curie

[B] Henry Becquerel

Q.11: The term “cell” was introduced in 1665 by

[A] Malpighe
[B] Hooke
[C] Schleiden
[D] Schwann

[B] Hooke

Q.12: The molecular structure of DNA was propounded by
[A] Watson and Crick
[B] Chargaff and Kornberg
[C] Wilkins and Khorana
[D] Watson and Pauling

[A] Watson and Crick

Q.13: The earth moves from
[A] East to west
[B] West to east
[C] North to south
[D] South to north

[B] West to east

Q.14: What is the time difference between Indian Standard Time and Greenwich Mean Time ?
[A] 4 1/2hrs
[B] 2 hrs
[C] 5 1/2hrs
[D] 3 hrs

[C] 5 1/2hrs

Q.15:The best conductor of electricity is
[A] Copper
[B] Water
[C] Wood
[D] Glass

[A] Copper

Q.16:The telephone was invented by
[A] George Wright
[B] Oliver
[C] Graham Bell
[D] Frank Hardy



[C] Graham Bell

Q.17: The Halley’s comet will re-appear in
[A] 2000
[B] 2050
[C] 2059
[D] 2062

[D] 2062

Q.18:The closest planet from the earth is the
[A] Venus
[B] Jupiter
[C] Mars
[D] Saturn

[A] Venuss

Q.19: Tibia is a bone found in the
[A] Skull
[B] Face
[C] Arm
[D] Lower part of the leg

[D] Lower part of the leg

Q.20: Which of the following metals is used in the filament of an electric bulb?
[A] Tungsten
[B] Aluminium
[C] Copper
[D] Silver

[A] Tungsten

Q.21: The leaves of which of the following are used as food for silk worms?
[A] Mulberry tree
[B] Banyan tree
[C] Cotton plant
[D] Betel plant

[A] Mulberry tree

Q.22: An aquatic respiratory organ of fish is
[A] Gill
[B] Mouth
[C] Lungs
[D] Operculum

[A] Gill

Q.23: Which thermometer is used to indicate the lowest temperature?
?

[A] Clinical thermometer
[B] Resistance thermometer
[C] Alcohol thermometer
[D] Liquid thermometer

[C] Alcohol thermometer

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Q.24: The metal used in manufacturing steel is
[A] Iron
[B] Tin
[C] Manganese
[D] None of these

[A] Iron

Q.25: Who invented X-ray ?
[A] Einstein
[B] Baird
[C] Rutherford
[D] Roentgen

[D] Roentgen

Q.26: The deficiency of vitamin A causes
[A] Beri-beri
[B] Rickets
[C] Night blindness
[D] Scurvy

[C] Night blindness

Q.27: The largest part of the human brain is
[A] Cerebrum
[B] Cerebellum
[C] Medulla oblongata
[D] Mid brain

[A] Cerebrum

Q.28: Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine is used to produce immunity against

[A] Whooping cough
[B] Tuberculosis
[C] Influenza
[D] Virus fever

[B] Tuberculosis

Q.29: The blue colour of the clear sky is due to

[A] Scattering
[B] Refraction
[C] Reflection
[D] Diffraction

[A] Scattering

Q.30: Ornithology is the study of

[A] Birds
[B] Insects
[C] Worms
[D] Cats

[A] Birds

Q.31: Which of the following is the best conductor of electricity ?

[A] Mica
[B] Silver
[C] Copper
[D] Zinc

[B] Silver

Q.32: Which of the following does not contain minerals ?

[A] Jaggery
[B] Fruits
[C] Vegetables
[D] Milk

[D] Milk

Q.33: Which of the following planets has the maximum number of satellites?

[A] Saturn
[B] Jupiter
[C] Earth
[D] Mars

[A] Saturn

Q.34: The correct sequence of planets in the descending order of their equatorial diameters is

[A] Mars, Pluto, Uranus, Earth
[B] Earth, Mars, Pluto, Uranus
[C] Pluto, Uranus, Mars, Earth
[D] Uranus, Earth, Mars, Pluto

[D] Uranus, Earth, Mars, Pluto

Q.35: Which of the following sequences of planets is in the ascending order of their distances from the sun ?

[A] Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
[B] Venus, Earth, Mars, Mercury
[C] Earth, Mercury, Venus, Mars
[D] Mars, Venus, Earth, Mercury

[A] Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars

Q.36: Which of the following is present in hard water ?

[A] Hydrogen
[B] Calcium
[C] Sodium
[D] Aluminium

[B] Calcium

Q.37: Light year is an astronomical measure of
[A] The intensity of light
[B] The time
[C] The distance
[D] None of these

[C] The distance

Q.38: Altimeter is used in measuring
[A] The approximate height above the ground
[B] The atmospheric pressure
[C] The strength of the current
[D] The difference in hearing

[A] The approximate height above the ground

Q.39: From which of the following trees, quinine is obtained ?
[A] Eucalyptus
[B] Rawolfia serpentine
[C] Walnut
[D] Cinchona

[D] Cinchona

Q.40: Oxygen in the upper atmosphere is converted into
[A] Ozone
[B] Hydrogen
[C] Nitrogen
[D] carbon dioxide

[A] Ozone





Q.41: When milk is churned, cream is separated from it. That is due to the
[A] Gravitational force
[B] Frictional force
[C] Cohesive force
[D] Centrifugal force

[D] Centrifugal force

Q.42: Which of the following is connected with the blood pressure?
[A] Liver
[B] Adrenal
[C] Testis
[B] Pancreas

[B] Adrenal

Q.43: The principal source of power production’ in India is
[A] Water
[B] Oil
[C] Coal
[D] Uranium

[C] Coal

Q.44: Alfalfa is a
[A] Leguminous plant
[B] Mineral
[C] Machine
[D] Spice

[A] Leguminous plant

Q.45: Evening star is
[A] A star that is directly seen before sunset in the east
[B] The Uranus
[C] The Venus
[D] The Jupiter

[D] The Jupiter

Q.46: Which phase does the moon has during the solar eclipse?
[A] Full moon
[B] Half moon
[C] New moon
[D] None of these

[C] New moon

Q.47: Seasons are caused due to
[A] The revolution of the earth
[B] The inclination of the earth
[C] The round shape of the earth
[D] The rotation of the earth

[A] The revolution of the earth

Q.48: At any place on the equator
[A] The longitude is 0°
[B] The latitude is 0°
[C] The latitude is 90°
[D] The longitude is 90°

[B] The latitude is 0°





Q.50: The gas responsible for Bhopal gas tragedy was
[A] Methyl isocyanate
[B] Chlorine
[C] Ammonia
[D] Oleum

[A] Methyl isocyanate
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