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www.wiziq.com/online-tests/31591-chemical-bonding attempt this on line.............. GK - General Science 1. Which of the following is the working principle of a washing machine?

a) centrifugation b) dialysis c) reverse osmosis d) diffusion 2. The tendency of a liquid drop to assume spherical shape is due to

a) surface tension b) viscosity c) density d) vapour pressure 3. Which of the following is a vector quantity?

a) momentum b) pressure c) energy d) work 4. a) b) c) d) 5. Which of the following statements is true? temperature decreases with increase in altitude temperature increases with the increase in altitude temperature remains the same at any altitude None of these Which of the following is the mode of propagation of heat from the sun to the earth?

a) conduction b) convection alone c) radiation alone d) convection and radiation 6. A nuclear reactor is a device to produce nuclear energy with the help of

a) nuclear fusion b) uncontrolled chain reaction c) controlled chain reaction d) graphite as fuel 7. What is the frequency of the AC Mains in India?

a) 50 cps b) 60 cps c) 100 cps d) 120 cps 8. N-type semiconductors are obtained by adding impurities to pure germanium. These impurities have to be

a) monovalent b) trivalent c) tetravalent d) pentavalent 9. Which of the following is the main source of energy of the sun?

a) nuclear fission b) nuclear fusion c) both fission and fusion d) none of these 10. On which principle does the tape recorder function?

a) electromagnetic induction b) electrovalency c) Boyles law d) none of these 11. While functioning what is the temperature level inside a refrigerator?

a) 400 F b) 450 F c) 350 F d) 500 F 12. One litre of water is equivalent to how many kilograms?

a) 1.5 kg b) 1 kg c) 1.25 kg d) .90 kg 13. Which of the following is a renewable source of energy?

a) petroleum b) kerosene c) coal d) tree 14. Which of the following is not a radio active material?

a) Uranium b) radium c) plutonium d) sodium 15. Which of the following is a unit of pressure?

a) Pascal b) Gauss c) Ampere d) Newton Answers

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

centrifugation surface tension momentum temperature decreases with the increase in altitude radiation alone controlled chain reaction 50 cps pentavalent nuclear fusion electromagnetic induction 400 F .90 kg tree sodium Pascal

GK - General Science Quiz 2 1. Which of the following is a device for storing electric charge?

a) capacitor b) counter c) compass d) cyclotron 2. Which of the following is a device for the detection and measurement of high energy atomic radiation? a) counter b) nuclear reactor c) cyclotron d) capacitor 3. Which one of the following completed the 100th anniversary of its discovery in 1995?

a) detergents b) photography c) X-rays d) diesel engine 4. Which one of the following units represents the largest amount of energy?

a) calorie b) Joule c) Erg d) Electron volt 5. Heating element of an electric heater is made up of

a) Tungsten b) Graphite c) Chromium d) Nichrome 6. Dry sand appears bright while wet sand appears dark because of

a) reflection b) refraction c) optical illusion d) diffraction 7. In an oil lamp, the oil rises in the wick due to

a) capillary action b) atmospheric pressure c) viscosity of oil d) change in temperature 8. For which of the following purposes is a transformer used?

a) conversion of DC into AC b) Regulation of fluctuation of voltage c) measurement of flow of electricity d) conversion of low voltage into high voltage and vice versa 9. Safety wire used in electronic circuits is made up of material having

a) low melting point b) high resistance c) high melting point d) low specific heat 10. How many colours the sunlight spectrum has?

a) four b) five c) three d) seven Answers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. capacitor counter X-rays calorie Nichrome reflection capillary action conversion of low voltage into high voltage and vice versa low melting point seven

GK - General Science Quiz 3 1. Which of the following minerals is used in the nuclear reactors?

a) zircon b) manganese ore c) mica d) bauxite 2. Among the following, which is the purest form of iron?

a) steel b) white cast iron c) grey cast iron d) wrought iron 3. Which one of the following forms an irreversible complex with hemoglobin of the blood?

a) carbon monoxide b) carbon dioxide c) pure nitrogen gas d) a mixture of carbon dioxide and helium 4. To galvanise iron, iron is coated with which of the following?

a) aluminium b) zinc c) galena d) silver 5. Which one of the following is an explosive?

a) DDT b) TNT c) RDX d) LSD 6. The presence of which of the following compounds causes temporary hardness of water?

a) calcium bicarbonate b) sodium bicarbonate c) magnesium sulphate d) calcium carbonate 7. Which one of the following is used for bleaching purposes?

a) fluorine b) chlorine c) bromine d) iodine 8. Which gas is present under pressure in soft drinks?

a) oxygen b) nitrogen c) carbon dioxide d) nitrous oxide 9. Starch is a mixture of

a) organic acids b) amino acids c) lipids d) carbohydrates 10. Which one of the following substances undergoes chemical change on heating?

a) sodium chloride b) silica c) lead nitrate d) platinum wire 11. Which of the following is not a metal?

a) iron b) zinc c) mercury d) boron 12. By what name is water which contains soluble salts of calcium and magnesium known?

a) soft water b) heavy water c) hard water d) mineral water 13. Rayon is chemically

a) cellulose b) glucose c) amylase d) pectin 14. Which of the following compound is used in the manufacturing of baking powder?

a) sodium carbonate b) silicon carbide c) calcium oxide d) sodium bicarbonate 15. Marble is a changed form of which of the following?

a) graphite b) coal c) limestone d) basalt Answers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. zircon wrought iron carbon monoxide zinc RDX calcium bicarbonate chlorine carbon dioxide carbohydrates lead nitrate boron hard water cellulose

14. 15.

sodium bicarbonate limestone

GK - General Science Quiz 4 1. The hardness of the bone tissue is due to the phosphates and carbonates of which of the following pairs of elements? a) calcium and sodium b) magnesium and sodium c) calcium and potassium d) calcium and magnesium 2. Which solvent is used for dry-cleaning clothes?

a) acetone b) alcohol c) carbon tetrachloride d) chloroform 3. Which one of the following compounds is used as a sedative?

a) potassium bromide b) calcium chloride c) ethyl alcohol d) phosphorous trichloride 4. Which one of the following is an anti-knocking agent added to petrol?

a) ethyl alcohol b) white petrol c) tetra ethyl lead d) butane 5. The chemical composition of marble is mostly

a) calcium carbonate b) potassium carbonate c) sodium carbonate d) strontium carbonate 6. Which of the following sulphur compound is used as a bleaching agent in textile industry?

a) carbon disulphide b) sulphur dioxide c) sulphuric acid d) hydrogen sulphide 7. a) Which of the following compounds are responsible for acid rain? nitrogen dioxide and silicon dioxide

b) nitrogen dioxide and sulphur dioxide c) nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide d) silicon dioxide and carbon monoxide 8. Which radioactive pollutant occurs in building materials?

a) plutonium b) thorium c) radon d) radium 9. Which quality of water makes it a good solvent of ionic salts?

a) it has a high melting point b) it has a high dipole moment c) it has a high specific heat d) it has no colour 10. Monazite is an ore of

a) zirconium b) thorium c) titanium d) iron Answers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. calcium and sodium alcohol potassium bromide tetra ethyl lead calcium carbonate sulphur dioxide nitrogen dioxide and sulphur dioxide thorium it has high dipole moment thorium

GK - General Science Quiz 5 1. The half-life of a radio active element is 5 years. What fraction of the radioactive substance will remain after 20 years? a) b) c) 1/8 d) 1/16 2. a) b) c) d) 3. Which of the following are the main constituents of pearl? calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate aragonite and conchiolin ammonium sulphate and sodium carbonate calcium oxide and ammonium chloride Cooking oil is converted into vegetable ghee through which process?

a) hydrogenation b) oxidation c) crystallization d) cracking 4. Which ore exists in nature in the hydrated form of the metal?

a) haematite b) carbonate c) sulphide d) bauxite 5. Which among the following is a natural polymer?

a) rubber b) plastic c) terylene d) polyester 6. Hard water can be made soft by filtering it through which mineral?

a) zinc b) zirconium c) zeolite d) selenium 7. What are the main constituents of biogas?

a) methane and carbon-dioxide b) ethylene and carbon-dioxide c) butane and carbon-dioxide d) methane and carbon-monoxide 8. In the fireworks used during festivities the green flame is produced because of which of the following? a) potassium b) barium c) sodium d) mercury 9. What type of iron is obtained from blast furnace?

a) pig iron b) cast iron c) wrought iron d) soft iron 10. Which of the following can be used both as an oxidizing agent and as a reducing agent?

a) sodium thiosulphate b) sodium nitrate c) sodium nitrite d) sodium sulphide

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Which one of the following metals reacts very rapidly with water at room temperature?

a) beryllium b) potassium c) magnesium d) calcium 12. Which one of the following metals does not react even with boiling water?

a) beryllium b) potassium c) magnesium d) calcium 13. In tritium, electrons, protons and neutrons are present in the ratio of

a) 1:1:0 b) 1:1:1 c) 1:1:2 d) 1:2:1 14. Quartz crystals, normally used in quartz clocks is chemically

a) sodium silicate b) silicon dioxide c) carbon dioxide d) germanium dioxide 15. stainless steel is an alloy of iron and

a) nickel and chromium b) chromium and tungsten c) nickel, manganese and chromium d) nickel, cobalt and manganese Answers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 1/16 calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate hydrogenation bauxite rubber zeolite methane and carbon-dioxide barium cast iron sodium nitrite calcium beryllium 1:1:2 silicon dioxide nickel, manganese and chromium

GK - General Science Quiz 6 1. What are elements containing the same number of protons but different number of

neutrons called? a) isotopes b) isobars c) compounds d) allotropes 2. Which of the following is not an air pollutant?

a) sulphur dioxide b) carbon dioxide c) hydrocarbons d) nitrous oxide 3. Which of the following is the only liquid metal?

a) hydrogen b) chlorine c) mercury d) water 4. Which of the following acids is most important in building tissue proteins?

a) linoleic b) amino c) lactic d) saturated fatty 5. Nameplates made of brass get discolured in air because of the presence of which of the following gases in the air? a) oxygen b) nitrogen c) carbon dioxide d) hydrogen sulphide 6. Which one of the following nitrogenous fertilizers is not very effective in acidic soils?

a) ammonium sulphate b) urea c) nitrolin d) calcium nitrate 7. What is the correct increasing order of abundance of the main components of air?

a) oxygen, nitrogen and argon b) argon, oxygen and nitrogen c) nitrogen, argon and oxygen d) nitrogen, oxygen and argon 8. Diamond and graphite are similar in

a) crystal structure b) density c) electrical conductivity d) atomic weight

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High alumina cement can be prepared by heating a mixture of bauxite and

a) tricalcium aluminate b) dicalcium silicate c) limestone d) gypsum 10. Which of the following is the most toxic gas?

b) carbon dioxide b) carbon monoxide c) nitrogen d) hydrogen Answers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. isotopes nitrous oxide mercury amino hydrogen sulphide urea argon, oxygen and nitrogen atomic weight dicalcium silicate carbon monoxide

GK - General Science Quiz 7 1. Which one of the following contributes largely to the green-house gas effect?

a) ozone b) carbon dioxide c) carbon monoxide d) water vapour 2. Kalyansona and Sonalika are high yielding varieties of which crop?

a) rice b) wheat c) jowar d) none of these 3. Which one of the following is an air-pollutant present in the atmosphere?

a) oxygen b) nitrogen c) carbon monoxide d) hydrogen 4. Who among the following is associated with Operation Flood?

a) Baba Amte b) V Kurien c) MS Swaminathan

d) Dr Mody 5. Which one of the following crops requires continuous semi-aquatic condition for cultivation? a) wheat b) rice c) sugarcane d) ground nut 6. Which one of the following is responsible for the depletion of ozone layer?

a) chloroflurocarbons b) methane c) PAN d) sulphur oxide 7. Which one of the following serves as host tree for silkworm to produce good silk?

a) banyan tree b) mulberry c) hibiscus d) chrysanthemum 8. Which of the following was the worlds worst industrial disaster?

a) Chernobyl nuclear accident b) Bhopal gas tragedy c) Minamata Syndrome d) The Three Mile Island mishap 9. The Chernobyl nuclear accident took place in

a) 1986 b) 1979 c) 1984 d) 1990 10. The first Earth Summit was held at

a) Rio de Janeiro b) Port of Spain c) Dar-e-Salaam d) Buenos Aires 11. The Operation Tiger is concerned with the protection of

a) Tigers b) jungles c) wild life d) environment 12. The increase in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere causes

a) rise in earth temperature b) fall in earth temperature

c) no change in earth temperature d) increase in ultraviolet rays 13. Which of the following soils is very hard to cultivate?

a) red b) alluvial c) black d) sandy 14. Of the following metals, which one pollutes the air of a busy city?

a) cadmium b) chromium c) lead d) copper 15. The Kaziranga sanctuary is famous for which of the following animals?

a) royal tiger b) one-horned rhinoceros c) Gir lion d) birds Answers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. carbon dioxide wheat carbon monoxide V Kurien rice chloroflurocarbons mulberry Chernobyl nuclear disaster 1986 Rio de Janeiro tigers rise in temperature red lead one-horned rhinoceros

GK - General Science Quiz 8 1. The only anthropoid ape to be found in India is the

a) hanuman monkey b) lion tailed macaque of Western Ghats c) slow loris of Assam d) white browed gibbon of Assam 2. Which of the following crops is affected by the pest aphid?

a) rice b) wheat c) sugarcane

d) gram 3. The highest milk-producing breed of goat in India is

a) Barbari b) Jamnapari c) black Bengal d) Beetal 4. Which one of the following crops enriches the nitrogen content in soil?

a) potato b) sorghum c) sunflower d) pea 5. Which one of the following is not a plantation crop?

a) sugarcane b) coffee c) tea d) rubber 6. Which one of the following is used as a good bio-fertilizer in rice fields?

a) Azolla b) Moss c) A green legume d) cow dung 7. Chipko Movement is related to

a) forests b) agriculture c) industry d) bee-keeping 8. Operation Flood is associated with

a) sea food industry b) oil and natural gas exploration c) processed food industry d) dairy industry 9. The Central rice research institute is located at

a) Kolkata b) Chennai c) Cuttack d) Hyderabad 10. Which one of the following gases is not a greenhouse gas?

a) methane b) carbon dioxide c) nitrous oxide

d) chloroflurocarbons Answers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. white browed gibbon of Assam wheat beetal pea sugarcane Azolla Forests Dairy industry Cuttack nitrous oxide