General Science Questions for SSC Set 2

General Science Questions

This post contains questions on General Science Questions for SSC CGL and for other competitive exams like UPSC, CDS, NDA, RRB, state-level exams.

General Science Questions for SSC Set 2

1. The mass-energy relation is the outcome of-
A.Quantum Theory
B.The general theory of relativity
C.Field theory of energy
D.The special theory of relativity

2. Who invented Radar?
A.Robert Watson Watt
B. Max Planck
C. Humphry Davy
D. Henry Becquerel

3. The Indian scientist whose name is associated with the measurement of growth in plants is –
A.J.C.Bose
B.H.G.Khorana
C.Meghnad Saha
D.C.V.Raman

4. The electric lamp was discovered by –
A.Ford
B.Marconi
C.Edison
D.None of these

5. Which of the following pairs is correctly matched?
A.Madam Curie – X-Ray
B.Albert Einstein – Photoelectric effect
C.Linus Pauling -Electron
D.C.V.Raman -Stock effect

6. The wave theory of light was propounded by –
A.Maxwell
B.Newton
C.Huygens
D.Planck

7. Electromagnetic induction is used in –
A.Galvanometer
B.Thermocouple
C.Generators
D.None of these

8. Which colour has the longest wavelength –
A.Blue
B.Green
C.Red
D.None of these

9. Why does the sky look blue?
A.Sky is actually blue in colour
B. Sky is the reflection of the seawater so blue
C. Blue colour light is of short wavelength so can be scattered by dust particles and water vapours
D. None of these

10. Standard 18 carat gold contains
A.82 parts gold and 18 parts other metals
B.18 parts gold and 82 parts other metals
C.18 parts gold and 6 parts other metals
D.9 parts gold and 15 parts other metals

11. Which of the following instrument is used to measure atmospheric pressure?
A.Hydrometer
B.Barometer
C.Manometer
D.Hygrometer

12. The television was invented by –
A.J.L.baird
B.V.Ponlsen
C.A.G.Bell
D.George Claude

13. Which of the following was used as a chemical weapon in the first world war?
A.Carbon monoxide
B. Hydrogen Cyanide
C. Mustard Gas
D. Water Gas

14. Which industry in India was worst affected because of the partition?
A.Paper and Iron
B.Cotton and Sugar
C.Jute and Cotton
D.Engineering and Cement

15. Which of the following was the first Indian Satellite?
A.INSAT-1B
B.INSAT-1A
C.Rohini
D.Arybhatta

16. First nuclear submarine acquired by the Indian Navy is named as –
A.Maitri
B.Nag
C.Chakra
D.Gangotri

17.  Where is the satellite launching centre of India is located?
A.Thumba
B.Cuttack
C.Bangalore
D.Sriharikota

18. The satellite Aryabhatta was built at –
A.Hassan
B.Thumba
C.Banglore
D.Sriharikota

19. India’s first indigenously built spacecraft, Aryabhata, was launched into space with Russian assistance in
A.1955
B.1964
C.1975
D.1978

20. A rocket works on the principle of conservation of linear momentum
A.Mass
B.Energy
C.Linear Momentum
D.Linear acceleration

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