General Science And Ability CSS MCQS 2010-2009

General Science And Ability
General Science and Ability(2010)

Water is heated in a kettle. The inside water is heated by convections. A person sitting near the fire receives heat by:
(a) Conduction
(b) Convection
(c) Radiation
(d) Reflection
Answer: c

A time can come when we will be able to design a machine which can go on working for ever without the expenditure of energy. Is it possible?
(a) No
(b) Yes
(c) Very soon
(d) Is due course time
Answer: a

The measurement of rainfall is made by an instrument known as:
(a) Hydrometer
(b) Barometer
(c) Pedometer
(d) Hygrometer
(e) None of these
Answer: e

Light year is unit of:
(a) Light intensity
(b) Time period
(c) Distance
(d) Time
(e) None of these
Answer: c

Three elements needed for the healthy growth of plants are:
(a) N,P,K
(b) N,C,P
(c) N,K,C
(d) N,S,P
Answer: a

Which of the following types of food may reduce the risk of colon cancer?
(a) Simple carbohydrates
(b) Polyunsaturated fats
(c) Cholestrol
(d) Protein
(e) Fibre
Answer: e

In winter an iron pipe colder than wooden window. This is because wood is:
(a) Not a solid while iron is a solid
(b) Semi-conductor
(c) Non-conductor
(d) Conductor
Answer: c

The echo reflected sound will be distinctly heard only at ordinary temperatures if the distance of the reflecting surfaces from the source of sound is at least:
(a) 1120 ft
(b) 120 ft
(c) 56 ft
(d) 100 ft
(e) None of these
Answer: c

It is possible to recognize a person in the dark by simply hearing his unique voice. It is because of the:
(a) Time period
(b) Frequency
(c) Quality
(d) Pitch
(e) None of these
Answer: d

When a ray of sunlight enters a dark room, it straight path become visible because of dust particles hanging in the air. It is possible because light is:
(a) Visible
(b) Invisible
(c) Transparent
(d) Opaque
Answer: a

A six feet fall lady wants to see her full image in a plane mirror. The minimum length of the mirror will be:
(a) 6 feet
(b) 4 feet
(c) 12 feet
(d) 3 feet
Answer: a

The principle used in radar is the same as that of Sonar. In radar we use radio waves; whereas in sonar we use:
(a) Infrared waves
(b) Red waves
(c) Super sonic
(d) Ultrasonic
Answer: d

In a fission nuclear reaction, a heavy nucleus breaks up into smaller nuclei whereas in another nuclear reaction two or more than two possibly nuclei are fused to form a heavy nucleus. This nuclear reaction is called:
(a) Fusion nuclear reaction
(b) Fission nuclear reaction
(c) Chemical reaction
(d) Nuclear reaction
Answer: a

Parsec is unit of:
(a) Distance
(b) Energy
(c) Power
(d) Time
Answer: a

German silver is an alloy of:
(a) Zn + Ni
(b) Cu + Zn
(c) Cu + Ni
(d) Cu + Sn
(e) None of these
Answer: e

The continent Antartica lies at the:
(a) North pole
(b) South pole
(c) Middle of the earth
(d) Equator
(e) None of these
Answer: b

The temperature of the dead body is:
(a) 0°C
(b) 37°C
(c) Room temperature
(d) Temperature of the place where it is kept
(e) None of these
Answer: b

Lactometer is type of Hydrometer which is used to measure the spedific gravity of:
(a) Olive oil
(b) Honey
(c) Water
(d) Milk
(e) None of these
Answer: d

Cusec is a unit of:
(a) Distance
(b) Area
(c) Time
(d) Mass
(e) None of these
Answer: e

The deepest places on earth is:
(a) Mariana Trench
(b) Mangrove
(c) Groove
(d) Trench
Answer: a

Twinkling of stars is caused by:
(a) Reflection of light
(b) Polarization of light
(c) Refraction of light
(d) Interference of light
(e) None of these
Answer: e

Magnifying power of a simple microscope can be increased by:
(a) Increasing focal length of the lens
(b) Decreasing focal length of the lens
(c) Lens of large aperture
(d) Lens of short aperture
Answer: a

Bronze metal is made up of metal:
(a) Copper, Zinc
(b) Copper, Nickel
(c) Copper, Tin
(d) Copper, Silver
Answer: c

One of the countries which equator passes is:
(a) Kenya
(b) Pakistan
(c) Malaysia
(d) Malta
Answer: a

A very important practical application of properties of matter is hoeing or “godi” practised by the farmers. This property of matter is called:
(a) Elasticity
(b) Capillarity
(c) Strain
(d) Stress
Answer: b

It is observed that the total pressure exerted by air on the man of average size is around 14.7 lb wt. per square inch. But the man feels quite comfortable. It is because of:
(a) An equal and opposite pressure acts from inside
(b) Earth pulls the man upward
(c) Of the height of a man
(d) Of gravity
Answer: d

A nuclear reactor is a device used to carry out controlled nuclear reaction whereas GM counter is a device used to detect:
(a) Nuclear radiation
(b) Current
(c) Voltage
(d) Power
Answer: b

A body can escape the gravitational pull of the earth if it is thrown up with a velocity of:
(a) 25 miles per sec
(b) 10 miles per sec
(c) 7 miles per sec
(d) 60 miles per sec
(e) None of these
Answer: b

Night vision is possible with the help of:
(a) Ultra violet light
(b) Infrared Rays
(c) Violet light
(d) Red light
(e) None of these
Answer: d

Myopia is defect of human eye. It can be corrected by using a lens called:
(a) Plano convex lens
(b) Cylindrical lens
(c) Concave lens
(d) Convex lens
(e) None of these
Answer: b

Which one of the following planets has largest number of natural satellites or moons?
(a) Jupiter
(b) Saturn
(c) Venus
(d) Mars
Answer: a

The instrument which i specially design for recording earth quake wave is called seismograph which measure earth quake waves on a:
(a) Distonic scale
(b) Fahrenheit scale
(c) Richter scale
(d) Celsius scale
Answer: c

The planet Mercury completes one rotation around the sun is:
(a) 88 days
(b) 98 days
(c) 365 days
(d) 60 days
Answer: a

Fossils found on the lowest geological strata are genrally most:
(a) Advance
(b) Complex
(c) Primitive
(d) Specialized
Answer: c

Evolution can be described as:
(a) A catastrophic event in the past
(b) The attaining of an ideal type
(c) A continuing process
(d) Static
Answer: b

What is the only source of alleles?
(a) Independent assortment
(b) Crossing over
(c) Fertilization
(d) Mutation
Answer: d

Which of the following, lists the four stages of food processing in order?
(a) Ingestion, digestion, absorption, elimination
(b) Digestion, ingestion, absorption, elimination
(c) Ingestion, absorption, elimination, digestion
(d) Absorption, digestion, ingestion, elimination
(e) None of these
Answer: a

In humans most nutrient molecules are absorbed by the:
(a) Small intestine
(b) Large intestine
(c) Stomach
(d) Liver
Answer: a

The energy needed to fuel essential body processes is called:
(a) Essential nutrient level
(b) Recommended daily allowance
(c) Basal metabolism
(d) Optimum energy intake
Answer: c

Which of the following is an organic molecule needed by the body in small amounts?
(a) Monosaccharide
(b) Vitamin C
(c) Protein
(d) Zinc
Answer: d

Inhaled air passes through which of the following in the last?
(a) Bronchiole
(b) Pharynx
(c) Larynx
(d) Trachea
Answer: a

Which of the following is a form of sexual reproduction?
(a) Hermaphrodites
(b) Fragmentation
(c) Budding
(d) Fission
Answer: a

Cobalt is material which is:
(a)Strongly attracted by magnet
(b) Weakyly attracted by magnet
(c) Not attracted by magnet
(d) Not a magnet
Answer: a

Laughing gas has chemical composition of the following two elements which are:
(a) Nitrogen + Hydrogen
(b) Nitrogen + Carbon
(c) Nitrogen + Oxygen
(d) Oxygen + Carbon
Answer: c

Hepatitis A is transmitted to different individuals:
(a) Sneezing
(b) Feces
(c) Water
(d) Split
Answer: a

The unit that coordinates different devices of the computer system is:
(a) ALU
(b) Register
(c) Control unit
(d) Logical instruction
Answer: c

The most abundant element present is in the human body is:
(a) Nitrogen
(b) Hydrogen
(c) Oxygen
(d) Carbon
Answer: c

Cancer can be treatd by:
(a) Chemotheraphy and radiotherapy
(b) Antibodies and chemotherapy
(c) Radiotherapy and antibodies
(d) Antibiotics and vaccines
Answer: a

Animals obtain carbon dioxide mainly from:
(a) Glucose
(b) Glycogen
(c) Sucrose
(d) Starch
Answer: d


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