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

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

. 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

D.  mercury 

Commercially, sodium bicarbonate is known as  

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

  B.  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

  A.  A pain kille soda

Which metal is commonly used for making an electromagnet?  

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

  C.  Iron 

The gas that is responsible for global warming is  

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

  A.  Carbon dioxideC 

Which of the following is the source of common salt?  

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

 D.  Halite

What is the main constituent of coal gas?  

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

D.  Methane

For Which one of the following is the density maximum ?  

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

B. Water

The chemicals used as a fixer in phosphorous is  

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

B.  sodium thiosulpahte

Which one of the following does not contain silver?  

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

B.  german silver 

Which one among the following is called philosophers wool?  

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

  C.  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

  A.  Limestone 

Which one of the following is also called Stranger Gas?  

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

  C. Xenon 

What are Rubies and Sapphires chemically known as  

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

  B.  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

  D.  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

  C.  Methane and air  

Which synthetic fibre is known as artificial silk?  

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

B.  Rayon 

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

A. Nylon
B. Glass
C. Paper
D. Alcohol

C. Paper 

Glass is made of the mixture of  

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

C.  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

D.  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

C.  KEVLAR 

Which alloy contains nickel?  

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

  C.  Invar 

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

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

  B.  Tungsten 

Bronze is an alloy of  

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

  D.  Copper and tin 

Which of the following is a super cooled liquid?  

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

  B.  Glass 

Curd is sour due to presence of  

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

  C.  Lactic acid  

What are Rubies and Sapphires chemically known as  

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

 B.  aluminium oxide  

Acid rain contains high levels of  

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

 BD.  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

C.  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

B.  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

D.  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

D.  Reinforced glass

For Which one of the following is the density maximum ?  

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

B. Water

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

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

C.  CaSO.2HO

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

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

CD.  Gun Powder

Which one of the following is the softest?  

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

A.  Iron

The iron layered with zinc is called  

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

C.  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

A.  Heat is liberated

The cathode of a lead storage battery is made up of  

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

D.  Lead

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Vinegar is trade name of  

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

A.  Acetic acid

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

A.  Boron 

Nail polish remover contains  

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

A.  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

.  B.  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

.  C.  Fluorine 

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

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

. B.  Zeolites 

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

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

..  B.  methane  

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

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

.. D.  hydrocarbons

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

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

  C.  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

  B.  fire-extinguishers 

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

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

  C.  Nitrogen 

Which one of the following has the highest fuel value?  

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

   A.  hydrogen

Retinol is the chemical name of  

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

    A.  Vitamin A 

The substance used in the manufacture of high voltage insulators is  

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

     A.  Silicons 

What is the chemical name of Green vitriol?  

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

     C.  Iron sulphate  

The chemical name of laughing gas is  

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

     A.  Nitrous oxide   

What is the first element of periodic table?  

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

      D.  Hydrogen

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

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

      B.  Mercury 

The chemical name of quartz is  

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

   A.  Sodium silicate 

What is the most common element in the universe?  

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

D.  Hydrogen       

Who was the father of chemistry?  

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

B.  Cavendish       

Which one of the following is a protein fibre?  

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

B.  Silk

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

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

B.  Waste glass
 

Camphor can easily be purified by the process of  

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

A.  Sublimation 

The National Chemical Laboratory(India) is located in  

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

D.  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

A.  Urea 

Quick silver is another name for  

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

B.  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

C.  a molecular solid 

 

Which one of the following is an element ?  

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

B.  Diamond 
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