General Science Question Answer

Q16. Which of the following gland is referred as the biological clock
(a) Thyroid
(b) Thymus
(c) Adrenal
(d) Pineal

Q17. Which one is also known as ‘Oil of Vitriol’
(a) Nitric acid
(b) Sulphuric acid
(c) Citric acid
(d) Hydrochloric acid

Q18. India’s first astronomy observatory launched into space on September 28, 2015 is
(a) Hubble
(b) Lemur
(c) Antrix
(d) Astrosat

Q19. Which pollution is responsible for "Knock-Knee-Syndrome"
(a) Fluoride
(b) Mercury
(c) Arsenic
(d) Cadmium

Q20. Opium is of which category medicine
(a) Depressant
(b) Stimulant
(c) Hallucinogenic
(d) None of the above

Q21. Use of polished rice in human diet causes following diseases
(a) Rickets
(b) Anemia
(c) Goitre
(d) Beriberi

Q22. Change in the base sequence within a gene is called
(a) Mutation
(b) Cloning
(c) Fusion
(d) Breeding

Q23. A mobile phone charger is
(a) An inverter
(b) A UPS
(c) A step up transformer
(d) A step down transformer

Q24. Which of the following organisms has colourless blood
(a) Lizard
(b) Cockroach
(c) House bug
(d) Mosquito

Q25. The basis of DNA finger printing is
(a) The double helix
(b) Errors in base sequence
(c) DNA replication
(d) DNA Polymorphism

Q26. Which metal is generally used for coating of brass utensils to prevent copper contamination
(a) Tin
(b) Zinc
(c) Lead
(d) Aluminium

Q27. Which number is known as Kaprekar's constant after the Indian mathematician D. R. Kaprekar
(a) 5295
(b) 6034
(c) 6174
(d) 6454

Q28. What is the Orbital period of Moon
(a) 26 days
(b) 27 days
(c) 28 days
(d) 29 days

Q29. When the Halley’s Comet will be visible from Earth again
(a) 2045
(b) 2056
(c) 2061
(d) 2063

Q30. An organisms that lives in or on a host is called
(a) A Prey
(b) A consumer
(c) A predator
(d) A parasite


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