Civils General Science-2

General Science Questions CSAT,Prelims,Civil Services,UPSC,SSC,RRB

Consider the following statements:
1. Stream at 1000 C and boiling water at 100 0 contain same amount of heat
2. Latent heat of fusion of ice is equal to the latent heat of vaporization of water
3. In an air-conditioner, heat is extracted from the room-air at the evaporation coils and is rejected out at the condenser coils.
Which of these statements is/are correct ?

(A) 1 and2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) only 2
(D) only 3

Consider the following statements
1. Molasses is a by-product of sugar production process
2. Bagasse obtained in the sugar mills is used as a fuel in the boilers to generate steam for the sugar factories
3. Sugar can only be produced from sugarcane as the raw material
Which of these statements are correct?

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

Which one of the following statements is correct?

(A) Liquid Sodium is employed as a coolant in nuclear reactors
(B) Calcium carbonate is an ingredient of tooth paste
(C) Bordeaux mixture consists of Sodium sulphate and lime
(D) Zinc amalgams are used as a dental filling

Diffusion of light in the atmosphere takes place due to ?

(A) Carbon Dioxide
(B) Dust particles
(C) Helium
(D) Water Vapours

An oil tanker is partially filled with oil and moves forward on a level road with uniform acceleration. The free surface of oil then

(A) Remains horizontal
(B) Is inclined to the horizontal with smaller depth at the rear end
(C) Is inclined to the horizontal with larger depth at the rear end
(D) Assumes parabolic curve

With reference to ionic compounds, consider the following statements:
1. Ionic compounds are insoluble in alcohol
2. Ionic compounds in the solid are good conductors of electricity

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

Octopus is ?

(A) An arthropod
(B) An echinoderm
(C) A hemichordate
(D) A mollusk

Consider the following conditions of a sick human body:
1. Swollen lymph nodes
2. Sweating at night
3. Loss of memory
4. Loss of weight
Which of these are the symptoms of AIDS ?

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

Consider the following statements :
1. The common blue green algae Spirogyra and Ulothrix are found in both fresh water ponds and oceans.
2. The chameleon can look ahead with one eye, and the same time look behind with another.
Which of these statements is/are correct ?

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

Consider the following statements:
1. Anhydrous Sodium carbonate is commonly known as banking soda
2. Baking soda is used in fire extinguishers
3. Bleaching powder is manufactured in Hasenclever plant
Which of these statements given above is/are correct ?

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

Pneumoconiosis afflicts the workers who work mainly in :

(A) Tanneries
(B) Coal mining industry
(C) Distilleries
(D) Glass industry

Consider the following statements:
1. The main constituent of the Liquefied petroleum Gas methane
2. Methane can be used directly for burning in homes and factories where it can be supplied through pipelines
Which of these statements is/are correct ?

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

Consider the following statements.
1. The person with diabetes insipidus feels thirsty
2. A person with diabetes insipidus suffers from excess secretion of vasopressin
Which of these statements is/are correct ?
choose the correct answer using codes given below:

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

Consider the following statements.
1. All the proteins in our food are digested in small intestine only
2. The protein-digesting enzymes from pancreas are released into small intestine.
Which of these statements is/are correct ?
choose the correct answer using codes given below:

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

Consider the following statements.
1. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is liquefied under extremely cold temperatures and high pressure to facilitate storage or transportation in specially designed vessels
2. First LNG terminal in India was built in Hassan
3. Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) are separated from LPG and these include ethane, propane, butane and natural gasoline
which of the statements given above is /are correct?

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

Virtual water trade is being looked at by experts as a solution to the world’s water crisis what does virtual water (VW) imply?

(A) Volume of heavy water required to replace ordinary water
(B) Volume of heavy water required to produce a commodity or service
(C) Volume of water saved by using rainwater harvesting
(D) Volume of water utilized by an effective flood control