Basic General Science MCQ General Science Quiz

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Basic General Science MCQ Quiz

General Science MCQ Quiz

General Science Multiple Choice Questions MCQ cover complete science related subjects like say, Information Technology, Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Zoology subjects. Those who are giving any State or National level examinations, candidates have to practice the General Science MCQ regularly.

Every exam has a section for General Science subject. Where it will ask 10 to 20 questions on it. Candidates refer to these questions and answers and practice them regularly.

Which one of the following non metals is not a poor conductor of electricity  

A.  Sulphur
B.  Selenium
C.  Bromine
D.  Phosphorus

Answer

B.  Selenium

Which one of the following is not a chemical change ?  

A. Burning of coal in air
B. Fermentation of sugarcane juice
C. Cracking of petroleum
D. Crystallization of table salt from sea water

Answer

Crystallization of table salt from sea water

Which metal remains in the liquid form under normal conditions?  

A.  zinc
B.  radium
C.   uranium
D.  mercury

Answer

mercury

Commercially, sodium bicarbonate is known as  

A.  Washing soda
B.  Baking soda
C.  Bleaching powder
D.  Soda ash

Answer

Baking soda

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 Acetyl salicylic acid is commonly used as  

A.  A pain killer
B.  A sedative
C.  Tear gas
D.  A fertilizer

Answer

A pain killer soda

Which metal is commonly used for making an electromagnet?  

A.  Copper
B.  Cobalt
C.  Iron
D.  Nickel

Answer

Iron

The gas that is responsible for global warming is  

A.  Carbon dioxide
B.  Oxygen
C.  Methane
D.  Sulphur dioxide

Answer

Carbon dioxide

Which of the following is the source of common salt?  

A.  Bauxite
B.  Pyrite
C.  Calcite
D.  Halite

Answer

Halite

What is the main constituent of coal gas?  

A.  Oxygen
B.  Water
C.  Nitrogen
D.  Methane

Answer

Methane

For Which one of the following is the density maximum ?  

A. Chloroform
B. Water
C. Benzene
D. Ice

Answer

Water

The chemicals used as a fixer in phosphorous is  

A.  borax
B.  sodium thiosulpahte
C.  sodium sulphate
D.  ammonium persulphate

Answer

sodium thiosulpahte

Which one of the following does not contain silver?  

A.  horn silver
B.  german silver
C.  ruby silver
D.  Lunar caustic

Answer

german silver

Which one among the following is called philosophers wool?  

A.  zinc bromide
B.  zinc nitrate
C.  zinc oxide
D.  zinc chloride

Answer

zinc oxide

Which one of the following when dissolved in HO gives hissing sound?  

A.  Limestone
B.  slacked lime
C.  soda lime
D.  quick lime

Answer

Limestone

Which one of the following is also called Stranger Gas?  

A. Argon
B. Neon
C. Xenon
D. Nitrous oxide

Answer

Xenon

What are Rubies and Sapphires chemically known as  

A.  Silicon dioxide
B.  Aluminium oxide
C.  Lead tetra oxide
D.  Boron nitride

Answer

Aluminium oxide

Which one of the following is used as a mordant in dying and tanning industry?  

A.  Magnesium oxide
B.  Magnesium carbonate
C.  Magnesium chloride
D.  Magnesium sulphate

Answer

Magnesium sulphate

Mixture of which one of the following pairs of gases is the causes of occurance of most of the explosion in mines?  

A.  Hydrogen and oxygen
B.  oxygen and acetylene
C.  Methane and air
D.  Carbon dioxide and methane

Answer

Methane and air

Which synthetic fibre is known as artificial silk?  

A.  Cotton
B.  Rayon
C.  Terylene
D.  Nylon

Answer

Rayon

Bagasse, a by-product of sugar manufacturing industry is used for the production of  

A. Nylon
B. Glass
C. Paper
D. Alcohol

Answer

Paper

Glass is made of the mixture of  

A.  Quartz and mica
B.  Sand and salt
C.  Sand and silicates
D.  None of these

Answer

Sand and silicates

Which one of the following is used as a filter in rubber tyres?  

A.  Graphite
B.  Coal
C.  Coke
D.  Carbon black

Answer

Carbon black

Which one of the following polymeric matreials is used for making bullet proof jacket?  

A.  NYLON 6.6
B.  RAYON
C.  KEVLAR
D.  DACRON

Answer

KEVLAR

Which alloy contains nickel?  

A.  Brass
B.  Bronze
C.  Invar
D.  Solder

Answer

Invar

Which one of the following elements is not present in stainless steel?  

A.  Iron
B.  Tungsten
C.  Chromium
D.  Nickel

Answer

Tungsten

Bronze is an alloy of  

A.  Tin and zinc
B.  Iron and zinc
C.  Copper and zinc
D.  Copper and tin

Answer

Copper and tin

Which of the following is a super cooled liquid?  

A.  Teflon
B.  Glass
C.  Mercury
D.  Ice cream

Answer

Glass

Curd is sour due to presence of  

A.  Acidic acid
B.  Tartaric acid
C.  Lactic acid
D.  Oxalic acid

Answer

Lactic acid

What are Rubies and Sapphires chemically known as  

A.  silicon dioxide
B.  aluminium oxide
C.  lead tetra oxide
D.  boron nitride

Answer

aluminium oxide

Acid rain contains high levels of  

A.  oxalic acid
B.  acetic acid
C.  sulphuric and nitric acids
D.  carbolic acid

Answer

carbolic acide

Talc contains which one of the following ?  

A.  zinc,calcium,oxygen
B.  calcium,oxygen,tin
C.  magnesium,silicon,oxygen
D.  zinc,tin,sulphur

Answer

magnesium,silicon,oxygen

Which one of the following substances is made up of only one type of atoms?  

A.  water
B.  hydrogen
C.  milk
D.  air

Answer

hydrogen

 Which one of the following is used as a mordant in dyeing and tanning industry?  

A.  Magnesium oxide
B.  magnesium carbonate
C.  magnesium chloride
D.  magnesium sulphate

Answer

magnesium sulphate

Which one of the following glasses is used in bullet proof screens?  

A.  Soda glass
B.  Pyrex glasss
C.  Jena glass
D.  Reinforced glass

Answer

Reinforced glass

For Which one of the following is the density maximum ?  

A. Chloroform
B. Water
C. Benzene
D. Ice

Answer

Water

Which substance is used to retard the setting action of cement?  

A.  CaO
B.  AlO
C.  CaSO.2HO
D.  NaO + KO

Answer

CaSO.2HO

What is a mixture of potassium nitrate , powdered charcoal and sulphur called?  

A.  Glass
B.  Cement
C.  Paint
D.  Gun Powder

Answer

Gun Powder

Which one of the following is the softest?  

A.  Iron
B.  Aluminium
C.  Calcium
D.  Lithium

Answer

Iron

The iron layered with zinc is called  

A.  Pig iron
B.  Cost iron
C.  Galvanised iron
D.  Stee

Answer

Galvanised iron

When quick lime is added to water  

A.  Heat is liberated
B.  Heat is absorbed
C.  Temperature decreases
D.  No heat change takes place

Answer

Heat is liberated

The cathode of a lead storage battery is made up of  

A.  Zinc
B.  Lead oxide
C.  Manganese dioxide
D.  Lead

Answer

Lead

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Vinegar is trade name of  

A.  Acetic acid
B.  Chloroform
C.  Ethyl alcohol
D.  Carbon tetrachloride

Answer

Acetic acid

Which of the following elements behave chemically both as metal and non metal?  A.  Boron
B.  Argon
C.  Carbon
D.  Xenon

Answer

Boron

Nail polish remover contains  

A.  Acetone
B.  Benzeme
C.  Petroleum ether
D.  Acetic acid

Answer

Acetone

Which one of the following correctly defines the state of glass?  

A.  Crystalline solid
B.  Super cooled liquid
C.  Condensed gas
D.  Liquid crysta

Answer

Super cooled liquid

Which one of the following is an element which never exhibits positive oxidation state in any of its compounds?  

A.  Oxygen
B.  Chlorine
C.  Fluorine
D.  Carbon

Answer

Fluorine

Which one of the following materials is suitable for water purification?  

A.  Silicones
B.  Zeolites
C.  Asbestos
D.  Quartz

Answer

Zeolites

 Which one of the following is a major constituent of Biogas ?  

A.  Carbon dioxide
B.  methane
C.  hydrogen
D.  nitrogen dioxide

Answer

methane

Which one of the following is present in the emission from “unleaded petrol”?  

A.  carbon monoxide
B.  carbon dioxide
C.  ethylene
D.  hydrocarbons

Answer

hydrocarbons

Which one of the following is used in preparing match sticks?  

A.  Chile saltpeter
B.  Indian salpetre
C.  Red phosphorus
D.  Sodium bicarbonate

Answer

Red phosphorus

Chloro-fluro-carbon gases are not used in which of the following?  

A.  aerosol sprays
B.  fire-extinguishers
C.  refrigerators
D.  air-conditioning

Answer

fire-extinguishers

Among the following elements, which one is not present in a pure sugar?  

A.  Carbon
B.  hydrogen
C.  Nitrogen
D.  oxygen

Answer

Nitrogen

Which one of the following has the highest fuel value?  

A.  hydrogen
B.  charcoal
C.  natural gas
D.  gasoline

Answer

A.  hydrogen

Retinol is the chemical name of  

A.  Vitamin A
B.  Vitamin E
C.  Vitamin D
D.  Vitamin K

Answer

Vitamin A

The substance used in the manufacture of high voltage insulators is  

A.  Silicons
B.  Natural rubber
C.  Silicon carbide
D.  Artificial rubber

Answer

A.  Silicons

What is the chemical name of Green vitriol?  

A.  Calcium phosphate
B.  Calcium carbonate
C.  Iron sulphate
D.  Calcium cyanamide

Answer

C.  Iron sulphate

The chemical name of laughing gas is  

A.  Nitrous oxide
B.  Nitric oxide
C.  Nitrogen dioxide
D.  Nitrogen peroxide

Answer

Nitrous oxide

What is the first element of periodic table?  

A.  Sodium
B.  Helium
C.  Neon
D.  Hydrogen

Answer

D.  Hydrogen

Which among the following is in liquid state at normal room temperature?  

A.  Sodium
B.  Mercury
C.  Copper
D.  Phosphorous

Answer

B.  Mercury

The chemical name of quartz is  

A.  Sodium silicate
B.  Sodium phosphate
C.  Calicum phosphate
D.  Calcium oxide

Answer

Sodium silicate

What is the most common element in the universe?  

A.  Iron
B.  Oxygen
C.  Helium
D.  Hydrogen

Answer

Hydrogen

Who was the father of chemistry?  

A.  Robert Boyle
B.  Cavendish
C.  Lister
D.  Urey

Answer

Cavendish

Which one of the following is a protein fibre?  

A.  Nylon
B.  Silk
C.  Polyester
D.  Cotton

Answer

Silk

Broken glass that is used in the manufacture of glass is called  

A.  Cullet
B.  Waste glass
C.  Raw material
D.  Batch

Answer

Waste glass

Camphor can easily be purified by the process of  

A.  Sublimation
B.  Distillation
C.  Crystallization
D.  Sedimentation

Answer

Sublimation

The National Chemical Laboratory(India) is located in  

A.  Mumbai
B.  Bengaluru
C.  Hyderabad
D.  Pune

Answer

Pune

Which one of the following contains maxithe mum percentage of nitrogen by mass?  

A.  Urea
B.  Ammonium cyanide
C.  Ammonium carbonate
D.  Ammonium nitrate

Answer

Urea

Quick silver is another name for  

A.  Silver
B.  Mercury
C.  Aluminium
D.  Copper

Answer

Mercury

Which one of the following is correct ? Butter is  

A.  A super cooled oil
B.  an emulsion
C.  a molecular solid
D.  none of these

Answer

a molecular solid

Which one of the following is an element ?  

A.  Topaz
B.  Diamond
C.  Ruby
D.  Sapphire

Answer

Diamond

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