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2017 mcqs everyday science

2017 mcqs everyday science
1. Stone used in whitewash: Limestone
2. Gas is used for ripening of fruits: Ethylene
3. Planet closest to the earth: Venus
4. Sulphuric acid made by: Jabir bin Hayyan
5. Lock jaws is another name of: Tetanus
6. Branch of physics related to nuclei: Nuclear Physics
7. Sonar is used to calculate: Ocean depth
8. Radar receives waves called: Radio waves
9. Plaster of Paris is obtained from: Gypsum
10. Phosphorus helps plant growth of: Root
11. The blue color of sky is due to: Rayleigh scattering
12. Lens used to correct shortsightedness: Concave
13. Blood clotting happens in: Veins
14. Newspaper can be recycled: 5 times
15. Catalyst to convert oil into ghee: Nickel
16. Conversion of oil into ghee: Hydrogenation
EDS 2014 MCQs
1. The echo of Big Bang can be heard in the form of:
a. cosmic rays
b. gamma rays
c. microwave radio signals (called CMB cosmic microwave background radiation)
d. infrared radiations
2. Omar Khyyam was a:
a. poet
b. mathematician
c. astronomer
d. all of these
3. Who was the early dentist and also inventor of many surgical instruments:
a. Avicenna
b. Al. zahrawi
c. Ibn .ul. haithem
d. Al . Jahiz
4. who was the first Muslim mathematician who used '' Zero '' :
a. Ibn. e. Baitar
b. Ibn. Rushd
c. Ibn. Al. Haitham
d. Al Khwarizmi
5. Why some nebulae shine?
a)because they emit light
b)due to burning process
c)because they contain bright stars
d)because they reflect light
6. A shooting star is
a) sun
b) a comet
c) a meteor
d) an asteroid
7. A 'clinical death' takes place when:
a) there is no pulse
b) there is no heart beat
c)pupils are fixed and dilated and there is no reaction to light
d) all of above
8. What is Hubble Classification :
a. classification of stars
b. classification of planets
c. classification of galaxies
d. classification of earth's zones
9. Sun rises in the east and sets in the west due to the:
a. shape of earth
b. rotation of earth around the sun
c. rotation of earth on its axis
d. movement of the sun
10. What are cyclones?
a. sudden heavy floods
b. no rain for a long period
c. heavy showers
d. violent wind and rain
11. From ecological point of view human beings are taken as:
a. decomposers
b. consumers
c. producers
d. All of these
12. The major cause of land pollution is:
a) pesticides
b) chemical fertilizers
c) insecticides
d) all of these
13. The sharp-bitter taste of unripe fruits is due to high concentration of:
a)phenolic compounds
b)volatile compounds
c)organic acids
14. The use of antibiotic is a very effective way of killing disease causing bacteria.
Sometime people don't finish all of their pills. this can result in:
a) some bacteria left unkilled
b) production of more bacteria
c) bacteria becoming sensitive to antibiotics
d) bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics
15. Flesh eaters are called:
b) carnivores
c) herbivores
d) scavengers
16. Chromosomes are made up of:
a) DNA only
b) DNA & RNA
c) Proteins only
d) DNA, RNA & Proteins(not sure)
17. Plants can be made disease resistant by:
a)heat Treatment
b)hormone treatment
c)colchicine treatment
d)breeding with their wild relatives
18. Important ingredient used in vicks vapor rub is obtained from the plant:
a) Cinamomum camphora
b) cinamomum zelamicum
c) Curaima longa
d) All of these
19. Which of the following is both endocrine and exocrine gland:
a) thyroid
b) pancreas (pancreatic juice and insuline)
c) parathyroid
d) all of these
20. The process by which small amount of impurities are added into a semiconductor is
a) addition
b) conduction
c) doping
d) insulating
21. Which of the following is a semiconductor?
a) Mercury
b) magnesium
c) silver
d) none of these
22. Silver fish belongs to:
a) fish
b) insect
c) reptile
d) amphibian
23. Satiety is the condition in which patient lacks desire to:
a. drink
b. eat
c. sleep
d. talk
24. Function of iron in our body is:
a. provide strength
b. oxygen transport
c. help in hydrolysis
d. breakdown fats
25. The non- communicable disease is called:
a. Endemic
b. Acute
c. Chronic
d. Innate
26. Vitamins A,D,E and K are called:
a. water soluble vitamins
b. primary vitamins
c. basic vitamins
d. fat soluble vitamins
27. Which is not a function of HCL in stomach:
a. softening fibrous food elements
b. promoting formation of pepsin
c. killing bacteria ingested with food and drink
d. breakdown proteins into peptones
28. The sum of the kinetic energy and potential energy of an oscillating body is
a. maximum in the beginning
b. constant at all points (energy can neither be created nor destroyed)
c. maximum at midway of the path
d. minimum in the beginning
29. Which term in psychology is generally used to refer to emotional disorders such as,
anxiety, depression and phobia:
a. psyches
b. hypnosis
c. neurosis
d. mental illness
30. All Alkali metals react with water to form :
a. oxides
b. peroxides
c. hydroxides (example NaOH sodiam hydro oxide)
d. hyper oxides
31. LASER is an acronym for:
a. light amplification by standard emission of light
b. light absorption stimulated entrance of radiation
c. light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation
d. light absorption by standard emission of radiation
32. If carbon dioxide is passed through lime water for a long time, the cloudy white colour
(initially formed) disappears because of the formation of:
a. calcium bicarbonate
b. calcium hydroxide
c. calcium carbonate
d. calcium sulphate
33. Permanent hardness of water is due to the presence of
a. calcium bicarbonate
b. magnesium bicarbonate
c. calcium sulphate
d. sodium bicarbonate
34. Articles made of copper and bronze slowly tarnish in air and turn green , the green
colour is due to the formation of :
a. copper oxide
b. copper sulphide
c. copper oxalate
d. all of these
35. Bleaching powder losses its power on keeping for a long time because
a. it changes into calcium hypochlorite
b. it changes into calcium chloride and calcium hydroxide
c. it absorbs moisture
d. it changes into calcium chloride and calcium chlorate
36. When the quantity of charge on each of the two bodies is doubled, the force between
them becomes
a. one fourth
b. one half
c. twice
d. four times
37. Light year is related to:
a. time
b. distance
c. energy
d. speed
38. The word ceramic means:
a. hard material (not sure)
b. soft material
c. dry material
d. burnt material
39. The operation of solar cell is based on
a. laser technology
b. photoconduction
c. thermal emission
d. Tyndall effect
not a singal one is correctphotovoltaic effect (is the correct answer)
40. The minimum number of bits required to store hexadecimal number AF is
a. 2
b. 4
c. 8 (4+4 and in binary--> 1010 1111)
d. 16
41. Which of the following minerals is most resistant to chemical weathering
a. olivine
b. quartz
c. hornblende
d. potassium feldspar
42. An igneous rock contains a radioactive isotope that has a half life of 10 million years.
Careful analysis shows that only one quarter of the original concentration of the parent
isotope is left. How old is this igneous rock?
a) 10 Million years
b) 20 Million years
c) 30 Million years
d) 40 Million years
43. The discipline which deals with the understanding and treatment of mental health is
a) applied psychology
b)clinical psychology
c) psychoanalysis
d) psychiatry
44. Overcooking of food should be avoided because overcooking:
a) makes the food difficult to digest
b) makes the food toxic
c) increase the nutritive value of food
d)reduces the nutritive value of food
45. Optical fibre operates on the principle of:
a) Tyndal effect
b) photoelectric effect
c)laser technology
d)total internal reflection
46. The sensation of the skin is perceived by:
a) epidermis
b) the dermis
c) endodermis
d) none of these
47. The loudness of sound depends on its
a) wavelength
b) frequency
c) amplitude
d) all of these
48. A person standing in front of a mirror finds his image smaller than him and erect. This
implies that the mirror is:
a) plane
b) concave
c) convex
d) not of good quality
49. The densities of three liquids are D, 2D, 3D. What will be the density of the resulting
mixture if equal volumes of the three liquids are mixed?
a) 1.5D
b) 2D
c) 3D
d) 6D
50. Which of the following is a conventional designation of pre-released software?
a) Raw
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Solved MCQs
Everyday Science Paper
1. The slope low lying area of ocean near highland :
Costal Plane
2. Galileo discovered that falling bodies have same:
3. The relative motion between observer and frequency is called: Doppler’s effect
4. The source of energy for brain is :
5. The ready source of energy for athletes is:
6. Arthritis is:
Inflammation of joints
7. Dengue is caused by:
Aedes (Female Mosquito)
8. The solid and liquid can be separated by the process of:
9. The composition of sun is 90 % Hydrogen and Helium and Heavy metals ratio is:
7.8 %
10. Accessory gland close of digestive system close to duodenum is: Pancreas
11. Fat soluble vitamins are:
12. Protein content of edible part of egg:
13. What is disease:
A disease is a particular abnormal condition, a disorder of a structure or
function, that affects part or all of an organism.
14. How Asthma is provoked:
15. Which material conduct heat and electricity:
16. The fuel used in rockets is:
Liquid oxygen, nitrogen tetroxide, and hydrogen peroxide
17. Chemical name of Table salt is:
Sodium Chloride
18. Milk is pasteurized because :
To kill bacteria
19. Gall bladder is part of which system:
Digestive System
20. Genes in higher organism are located in:
Genome (DNA)
21. Which finest filament grow from skin:
22. The thinking part of brain is:
23. The Shape of the Earth is:
24. Horticulture is the study of:
Producing, improving, marketing, and using fruits, vegetables, flowers, and
ornamental plants
25. Entomology is the study of:
Study of insects
26. Vitamin C prevent which disease:
27. Substance use for coloring dye:
Pigment (Not Sure)
28. Soft drink contains which gas?
29. Serial pin has how many minimum ports:
9 (Not Sure)
30. Cyclone is?
Circular moving tornado
31. X-rays were discovered in 1895 by :
Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen
32. Jelly fish looks like:
33. In how much time Earth rotates around its axis:
A Day
34. In how much time Earth complete its round to sun:
A year
35. Which colored eye doesn't have pigment?
36. A person who write computer program called:
2013 mcqs
1. the most important stimulant in tea leaves is
A. Burcina
B. Caffeine
C. Phenylalanine
D. Theine
Answer is = B
2. dolly is the name of the
A. first cloned sheep
B. first cloned monkey
C. first test- tube baby
D. first human fossil
Answer is = A
3. Which part of the camera is analogue to the retina in the human eye?
A. lens
B. film
C. aperture
D. shutter
Answer is = B
4. When a person enters a dark room from bright light he is not able to see
A. Eye is unable to adjust itself immediately
B. Retina becomes insensitive momentarily
C. Lris is unable to dilate the pupil immediately
D. Distance between the lens and retina take time to adjusted
Answer is = C
5. What is the average adult plus rate?
A. 140-150
B. 115-125
C. 72-80
D. 60
Answer is = C
6. The beautiful color patterns exhibited by a peacock in its tail feathers are due to
A. selective absorption of light
B. selective reflection of light
C. sinterference of light
D. natural color pattern of feathers
Answer is = A
7. A take starts freezing because of the cold atmosphere. It will first freeze
A. At the bottom
B. In the middle part
C. At the top surface
D. Uniform throughout the water body
Answer is = C
8. the sun appears red at sunrise and sunset while it appears white at noon, because
A. of refraction
B. it color at sunrise and at sunset
C. of diffraction leading to red end of
the spectrum reaching the earth
D. of scattering of light due to dust particles and air molecules
Answer is = D
9. An astronaut inside a spacecraft is in a state of weightlessness. This implies that
A. the mass of the astronaut is reduced to zero
B. Gravity inside the spacecraft cases to act
C. The astronaut is outside the influence of the earth’s gravitational force
D. The astronaut and the spacecraft are both in a free-falling state
Answer is = D
10. An iceberg is floating in sea. How much of its mass will remain above the surface of
A. One tenth
B. One fifth
C. One fourth
D. One third
Answer is = A
11. Most of the ozone in the atmosphere is concentrated in the
A. Mesosphere
B. troposphere
C. stratosphere
D. lonosphere
Answer is = C
12. The cow’s milk contains how much amount of water in terms of percentage?
A. 60 %
B. 65 %
C. 72 %
D. 80 %
Answer is = D
13. T.V Transmission cannot cover a very large area because.
A. the strength of T.V waves is very limited
B. picture cannot be transmitted clearly after a specific distance.
C. the shape of the earth is spherical
D. the air is not a good conductor of light and sound/waves.
Answer is = C
14. The Green House Effect is caused by an excess of
A. carbon dioxide
B. carbon monoxide
C. carbon tetrachloride
D. none of above
Answer is = A
15. Bats can also fly in dark because they are capable of taking the help of
A. Ultraviolet waves
B. ultrasonic waves
C. Electromagnetic waves
D. Special Retinal
Answer is = B
16. What is ‘Stealth technology’?
A. A device which when attached to
makes an aircraft it invisible on the radar
B. A coating which reduces the
visibility of an aircraft on a order
C. A technology by which it is possible
for the aircrafts to spy in the enemy air-space
E. A technology by using which paratroopers
can be drooped stealthily behind the enemy columns
Answer is = B
17. The primary function or the feathers in birds is to
A. Provide insulation for preserving body heat
B. provide striking surface to wings for flying
C. make the body surface water proof
D. impart coloration for species as well as sex recognition
Answer is =B
18. The rear view mirror of a motor vehicle is
A. concave
B. plane
C. convex
D. Biconcave
Answer is = C
19. Lead ball falls through water more slowly than through air because
A. the value of ‘g’ is less in water
B. Density of air is than that of water
C. of the viscous forces in water
D. of the surface tension of water
Answer is = C
20. A Fahrenheit thermometer indicates a temperature of 14f its Celsius scale will be
A. _20 c
B. _ 10 c
C. + 10 c
D. + 20 c
Answer is = B
21. Which one of the following sets of colour combinations is added in colour vision in T.V?
A. Red, green and blue
B. orange, lack and violet
C. White, red and yellow
D. Yellow, green and blue
Answer is = A
22. A train goes past a railway station at a high speed A young boy standing on the edge of
the platform is likely to.
A. remain unaffected
B. Fall away from the train
C. Fall towards the train
D.Fall away from or toeards the train depending upon the speed
Answer is = C
23. Water is highly effective coolant for a car engine because
A. Water is good conductor of heat
B. Water has very high specific heat
C. Water boils at a comparatively high temperature
D. Evaporation of water produces lot of cooling
Answer is = A
24. Scalding with steam is more severe than scalding by boiling water because
A. Steam can penetrtae thi skin
B. Steam is at a higher temperature
C. Steam contain more energy than boiling water
D. Steam is at a higher pressure
Answer is = C
25. In order to prevent the corrosion of iron pipes they are often coated with a layer of zinc.
This process is termed as
A. Electroplating
B. Annealing
C. Ga
Answer is =