General Science MCQ-11

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Question1

The company `De Beers` deals in

(A) Cigarettes
(B) Beer
(C) Sports equipments
(D) Diamonds

Question2

The leguminous plants (legumes or dais) are important in agriculture because they

(A) Need very little water to grow
(B) Are disease-resistant
(C) Have a short life-cycle
(D) Help in nitrogen economy of the plants

Question3

The best indicator of the annual growth rate of population for an area over a decade is

(A) Average annual exponential growth rate
(B) Arithmetical annual growth rate
(C) Progressive growth rate
(D) Decadel growth rate divided ty ten



Question4

The energy released when one mole of an element in the form of gaseous atoms is converted into negative ions is called

(A) Bond energy
(B) Electron affinity
(C) Eiectronegativity
(D) lonization energy

Question5

Seen through a mirror the arms of a clock show What is the actual time?

(A) 30
(B) 30
(C) 30
(D) 10

Question6

Which of the following is the name of the first indigenousl developed Indian Super Computer ?

(A) Param
(B) Shakti
(C) Dharam
(D) Gati

Question7

The virus of AIDS affects th growth of

(A) T cells in blood
(B) Grey cells in brain
(C) Red corpuscles in blood
(D) Haemoglobin

Question8

Which variety of glass is the resistant ?

(A) Flint glass
(B) Hard glass
(C) Bottle glass
(D) Pyrex glass

Question9

The hydrological cycle

(A) Has a beginning but no end
(B) Is a water transfer cycle
(C) Occurs continuously in nature
(D) Has two phases : rainfall and run off

Question10

From which part of the Geranium plant is its oil (used In making perfumes) extracted?

(A) Leaves
(B) Roots
(C) Stems
(D) Flowers

Question11

A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water is known as a/an

(A) Oasis
(B) isthmus
(C) Bay
(D) Strait



Question12

The minor planets revolving between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars are called

(A) Meteors
(B) Comet
(C) Asteroids
(D) Novas

Question13

Rainbow an arch in the sky usually seen after rain is the result of

(A) Reflection and refraction
(B) Refraction of light only
(C) Reflection of light only
(D) Neither of the two is concerned with its formation

Question14

Gresham`s law says that

(A) Proportionate relationship exists between money supply and output
(B) Good money drives bad money out of circulation
(C) Bad money drives good money out of circulation
(D) None of these

Question15

Following are the great discoveries in Physics :
1.X-Rays
2. Theory of Relativity
3.Super Conductivity
4.Raman Effect
The chronological order in which they were discovered is

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