GENERAL SCIENCE QUESTIONS FOR SSC CGL SET 14

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GENERAL SCIENCE QUESTIONS FOR SSC CGL Set 14

1. What amongst the following is responsible for formation of stone in human kidney?
A.Calcium acetate
B.Calcium oxalate
C.Sodium acetate
D.Sodium Benzoate

2. If a human disease breaks out across a large region of the world, what is it called?
A.Pandemic
B.Epidemic
C.Endemic
D.Epizotic

3. Which one of the following concerns soil?
A.Edaphic
B.Climatic
C.Biotic
D.Topography

4. ’Cloves’ are –
A.nodules of soil
B.nodules of roots
C.leaves
D.dried flowers

5. How calories are gained by drinking a glass of water?
A.Zero
B.15
C.25
D.50

6. Which of the following is used in Genetic-Engineering?
A.Plastid
B.Plasmid
C.Mitochondria
D.Ribosome

7. Blue colour of the sky is due to
A.Scattering of light
B.Dispersion of light
C.Interference of light
D. Emission of more blue light as compared to other colours by the sun

8. which of the following is a stem?
A.Turnip
B.Ginger
C.Carrot
D.Sweet potato

9. Bauxite is an ore of –
A.Iron
B.Aluminium
C.Copper
D.Gold

10. Bronze is an alloy of
A.Copper and TIn
B.Copper and Silver
C.Copper and Zinc
D.Copper and Lead

11. Theblood pressure of an Individual is 140 mm Hg. In this statement ‘Hg’ refers to
A.Hydrogen
B.Mercury
C.Hygrometer
D.Heliograph

12. In which part of the cinchona plant quinine occurs naturally?
A.Root
B.Fruit
C.Seed
D.Bark

13. High spring tides occur at New Moon and Full moon because the-
A.Moon and Earth are at right angles
B.Sun and Moon are at right angles
C.Sun, Earth and the Moon are in the straight line
D.Sun and Earth are at right angles

14. Which is the better conductor of electricity among the following?
A.Filtered hot water
B.Distilled water
C.Filtered water at room temperature
D.Salt water

15. When a steel rod is heated, it becomes –
A.A little longer
B.Lighter
C.Heavier
D.Shorter

16. The gas usually filled in electric bulb is –
A.Nitrogen
B.Hydrogen
C.Carbon dioxide
D.Oxygen

17. Retina in the eyes acts as-
A.Lens in the camera
B.Shutter in the camera
C.Film in the camera
D.None of these

18. Which element behaves as metal and Non metal?
A.Argon
B.Boron
C.Xenon
D.Carbon

19. the amount of oxygen in the atmosphere remains relatively constant because it is given off by –
A.Oceans
B.Animals
C.Rocks
D.Plants

20. Hertz is used for measuring –
A.Intensity of waves
B.Frequency of waves
C.wavelength
D.Clarity of waves

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