General Science MCQ Set I

General Science MCQ Set I
1)The disease not transmitted by house fly is –
(a) Cholera
(b) Dengue fever
(c) Enteric fever
(d) Dysentery
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Answer: b
2) Which of the following is a substance abundantly available in the sea and administered in a certain deficiency disease ?
(a) Iron
(b) Flourine
(c) Iodine
(d) Vitamin A
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Answer: a
3) On chemicical analysis, a battle-cork is found to contain preliminary –
(a) Proteins
(b) Tannins
(c) Lipids
(d) Carbohydrates
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Answer: d
4) The rate at which the heart beats per minute in an adult averages –
(a) 60
(b) 84
(c) 72
(d) 95
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Answer: c
5) Which of the following is not an aquatic mammal ?
(a) Dugong
(b) Whale
(c) Marmot
(d) Dolphin
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Answer: c
6) Which of the following is most important for the growth of children up to the age of 14 ?
(a) Milk
(b) Protein
(c) Vitamins
(d) Fat
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Answer: b
7) The large part of most diet is made up of –
(a) Carbohydrates
(b) Lipids
(c) Nuclic Acid
(d) Proteins
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Answer: a
8) Jhum is –
(a) A folk dance
(b) A type of cultivation
(c) A name of a river valley
(d) A tribe
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Answer: b
9) A link between the living and non-living is provided by –
(a) Plankton
(b) Bacteria
(c) Viruses
(d) Vibrios
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Answer: c
10) The nature of salvia is –
(a) neutral
(b) basic
(c) amphoteric
(d) acidic
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Answer: d
11) Ampicillin is used as an –
(a) anti-inflammatory agent
(b) antibiotic
(c) anti-malarial
(d) anti-cancer agent
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Answer: b
12) Morphine is a drug under the classification –
(a) Narcotics
(b) Antibiotics
(c) Antiseptics
(d) Antimalarials
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Answer: a
13) Coke is produced from bituminous coal by –
(a) Substitution
(b) Synthesis
(c) Destructive Distillation
(d) Cracking
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Answer: c
14) Water for civil supplies is commonly purified by –
(a) Decantation
(b) Distillation
(c) Filtration
(d) Chlorination
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Answer: d
15) A type of water which does not lather easily is called –
(a) Mineral water
(b) Soft water
(c) Hard water
(d) Heavy water
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Answer: c
16) Ammonia is prepared commercially by the
(a) Contact process
(b) Haber process
(c) Hall process
(d) Oswald process
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Answer: b
17) Which of the following is sex determined by environment ?
(a) papaya
(b) bonnelia
(c) maize
(d) honey bee
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Answer: b
18) Hemophilia, a human disease, is caused by –
(a) mutant gene
(b) bacterial infection
(c) fungal infection
(d) viral infection
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Answer: a
19) The gland that contains the body’s thermostat is
(a) hypothalamus
(b) pituitary
(c) thyroid
(d) pineal
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Answer: a
20) The central rice research institute of India is located  at –
(a) Mysore
(b) Calcutta
(c) Cuttack
(d) Bangalore
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Answer: c
21) What should be given to an athlete for instant energy ?
(a) Protein
(b) Fat
(c) Vitamin
(d) Carbohydrates
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Answer: d
22) The bird without cloaca is the
(a) duck
(b) parrot
(c) pigeon
(d) None of the above
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Answer: d
23) Which of the following is not a parasite ?
(a) louse
(b) housefly
(c) tick
(d) mosquito
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Answer: b
24) The artificial kidney operates on the principle of
(a) Osmosis
(b) Active transport
(c) Dialysis
(d) Diffusion
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Answer: c
25) Which scientist was responsible for binomial nomenclature ?
(a) Darwin
(b) Hooker
(c) Watson and Crick
(d) De Robertis
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Answer: c