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General Science MCQ questions with Answers

General Science questions and answers with tests for practice . These questions not only develop your I.Q. but will useful for upcoming government exams also.

1. Bromine is–
A. colourless gas insoluble in water
B. A highly inflammable gas.
C. A Black solid.
D. A red liquid.

2.The metal used in storage batteries
A. Iron
B. Copper
C. Lead
D. Zinc

3. Water has maximum density at–
(A) -4°C
B. 0°C
(C) 4°C
D. 100°C

4. The colour of Emerald is–
A. Violet
B. Yellow
C. Deep Green
D. Prussian Blue

5. Permanent hardness of water, due to sulphates of the metal, can be destroyed by the use of–
A. Nitrates
B. Zeolites
C. Sulphonates
D. None of these

6. Rust is–
A. A mixture of Fe2O3 and Fe (OH)2
B.A mixture of FeO and Fe(OH)2
C. FeO only
D.A mixture of Fe2O3, 3H2 O and FeO

7. Which of the following characters is not shown by hydrogen–
A. It burns in air to form water
B. It supports combustion
C. It combines with almost all metals forming hydrides
D. It readily combines with fluorine and chlorine

8. Which of the following elements is obtained from sea weeds ?
A. Argon
B. Sulphur
C. Vanadium
D. Iodine

9. The metallic constituents of hard water are–
A. Magnesium, Calcium and tin
B. Iron, tin and calcium
C. Calcium, magnesium and iron
D. Magnesium, tin and iron

10. The location and energy of an electron in an atom can be specified by..
A. Atomic mass
B. Atomic number
C. Quantum numbers
D. None of these

11. Old-written material, which cannot be read easily can be read by–
A. Cosmic Rays
B. Ultraviolet rays
C. Infra Red rays
D. None of these

12. In an atomic nucleus, neutrons and protons are held together by–
A. Gravitational forces
B. Magnetic forces
C. Exchange forces
D. Coulombic forces

13. The type of glass used in making prisms and lenses is–
A. Soft glass
B. Pyrex glass
C. Jena glass
D. Flint glass

14. Carbon tetrachloride fire extinguisher should not be used in closed room because it produces poisonous glass called–
A. Carbon Monoxide
B. Phosphine
C. Phosgene
D. None of these

15. Which of the following is commonly called a polyamide ?
A. Rayon
B. Orion
C. Terylene
D. Nylon

16. Hydrometer is an instrument–
A. For measuring sound in water
B. To detect the presence of hydrogen in the atmosphere
C. For measuring the specific gravity of liquids
D. To detect the changes in atmospheric humidity

17. Which thermometer is used to indicate the lowest temperature ?
A. Clinical thermometer
B. Gas thermometer
C. Alcohol thermometer
D. Resistance thermometer

18. A chronometer measures–
A. Sound waves
B. Time
C. Water waves
D. Colour contrast

19. If temperature is kept constant during the reaction the process is called–
A. Adiabatic
B. Isobaric
C. Isochoric
D. Isothermal

20. Cholera is caused by–
A. vibrio cholerae
B. salmonella
C. bacterioceoccurs
D. None of these

21. Why do colloidal substance do not deposited below ?
A. Specific gravity is less
B. It is of very less amount in respect of solvent
C. They carry electrical charges
D. They are converted to sovent

22. Which of the following gases is obtained by the reaction of water with calcium carbide–
A. Acetylene
B. Ethylene
C. Methane
D, Water gas

23. Cooking oil can be converted into vegetable ghee by the process of–
A. oxidation
B. hydrogenation
C. distillation
D. crystalisation

24. The contact process is involved in the manufacture of–
A. nitric acid
B. Sulphuric acid
C. Ammonia
D. Caustic soda

25. Antidiuretic hormone (ADH)–
A. inhibits the secretion of growth hormone by the pituitary
B. inhibits the rate of heart beat
C. causes the muscular walls of the arterioles to contract that simulates the reabsorption of water from the kidney tubules.
D. causes an increase in the blood pressure

26. An alloy used in making heating elements for electricheating devices is
A. Solder
B. Alloysteel
C. Nichrome
D.German Silver

27. German Silver is an alloy of–
A. Copper, Silver and Nickel
B. Silver, Copper and Aluminium
C. Zinc, Copper and Nickel
D. Silver, Zinc and Nickel

28. Air is a/an–
A. Compound
B. Element
C. Mixture
D. Electrolyte

29. Which of the following substance is a bad conductor of electricity but a good conductor of heat?
A. Asbestos
B. Celluloid
C. Purspecks
D. Mica

30. Carborandum is–
A. Silicon Dioxide
B. Silicon Carbide
C. Silicon Nitride
D. Silicon Phosphide

General Science MCQ questions with Answers

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