Civils General Science Questions-1

Civil Services GS Paper,Prelims General Science Objective Questions,ssc

Consider the following statement
1. Femur is the longest bone in the human body
2. Cholera is a disease caused by bacteria
3. Athlete foot is a disease caused by virus
which of the statement given above are correct

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1 and 3
(D) 1,2 and 3

A person stands at the middle point of a wooden ladder which starts slipping between a vertical wall and the floor of a room while continuing to remain in a vertical plane. The path traced by a person standing at the middle point of the slipping ladder is?

(A) A straight line
(B) An elliptical path
(C) A circular path
(D) A parabolic path

Match List I (Fuel gases) with List II (Major Constituents) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:
List I (Fuel Gases)
List II(Major Constituent)
A. CNG
1. Carbon monoxide, Hydrogen
B. Coal gas
2. Butane, Propane
C. LPG
3. Methane, Ethane
D. Water gas
4. Hydrogen, Methane, Carbon dioxide
Codes: A B C D

(A) 2 1 3 4
(B) 3 4 2 1
(C) 2 4 3 1
(D) 3 1 2 4

Salts of which of the following elements provide colours to fireworks?

(A) Zinc and Sulphur
(B) Potassium and Mercury
(C) Strontium and Barium
(D) Chromium and Nickel

Consider the following statements:
1. Non-function of lachrymal glands is an important symptom of deficiency of vitamin A.
2. Deficiency of vitamin B1 can lead to indigestion and heart enlargement.
3. Vitamin C deficiency can lead to pain in the muscles.
4. Deficiency of vitamin D causes increased loss of Ca++ in urine
Which of the statements given above are correct?

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 1, 3 and 4
(D) 1, 2, 3 and 4

The hormone insulin is a ?

(A) Glycolipids
(B) Fatty acids
(C) Peptide
(D) Sterol

Consider the following statements:
1. Toothless mammals such as pangolins are not found in India
2. Gibbon is the only ape found in India.
Which of the following statements given above is /are correct?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

In which organ of the human body are the Lymphocytes cells formed?

(A) liver
(B) Long bone
(C) Pancreas
(D) Spleen

Consider the following statements:
1. Banking soda is used in fire extinguishers
2. Quicklime is used in the manufacture of glass
3. Gypsum is used in the manufacture of Plaster of paris
Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1 only
(D) 1, 2 and 3

Consider the following statements:
1. Fatty acids should be a part of balanced human diet
2. The cells of the human body cannot synthesize and fatty acids
Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?
Choose the correct answer using codes given below:

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Consider the following statements : The purpose of adding Sodium sulphate and Sodium silicate to the detergent in a washing powder is
1. To keep the washing powder dry.
2. To maintain the alkalinity of the powder.
Which of these statements is /are correct?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Match list I with list II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:
List I
List II
A. Pneumonia
1.Virus
b. Malaria
2. Bacteria
c. Small pox
3. Protozoa
d. Athlete’s foot
4. Fungi
Codes:
A B C D

(A) 1 2 3 4
(B) 2 3 1 4
(C) 2 1 3 4
(D) 1 3 2 4

Which one of the following statements is not correct ?

(A) Milk contains none of the B-vitamin
(B) Vitamin-A (retinol) deficiency leads to dry and scaly skin
(C) One of the symptoms of scurvy is pain in the joints
(D) Vitamin B1 (thiamine) can leads to heart failure

Which one of the following statements is NOT correct?

(A) The velocity of sound in air increases with the increases of temperature
(B) The velocity of sound in air independent of pressure
(C) The velocity of sound in air decreases as the humidity increases
(D) The velocity of sound in air is not affected by the change in amplitude and frequency

A hydrogen-inflated polythene balloon is released from the surface of the earth. As the balloon rises to an altitude up in the atmosphere, it will?

(A) Decreases in size
(B) Flatten into disc-like shape
(C) Increases in Size
(D) Maintain the same size and shape