General Science And Ability CSS MCQS 2014-2013

General Science And Ability
General Science and Ability(2014)
Who was the early dentist and also inventeor of many surgical instruments?
(a) Al-Zahrawi(Abulcasis)
(b) Ibn-al-Haytham
(c) Al-Jahiz
(d) Avicenna
Answer: a

The echo of Big Bang can be heard in the form of:
(a) Microwave radio signals
(b) Infrared radiations
(c) Cosmic rays
(d) Gamma rays
Answer: a

Omar Khayyam was a:
(a) Mathematician
(b) Astronomer
(c) Poet
(d) All of these
Answer: d

Who was the first Muslim mathematician who used “Zero”?
(a) Ahmad ibn al-Baitar
(b) Al khwarzami
(c) Ibn-al-Haytham
(d) Ibn Rushd
Answer: b

Why some nebulae shine?
(a) Because they contain bright stars
(b) Because they reflect light
(c) Because they emit light
(d) Due to burning process
Answer: b

A shooting star is:
(a) An asteroid
(b) A meteor
(c) A comet
(d) Sun
Answer: b

A ‘clinical death’ takes place when:
(a) Pupils are fixed and dilated and there is no reaction to light
(b) There is no heart beat
(c) There is no pulse
(d) All of the above
Answer: d

What is Hubble Classsification?
(a) Classification of earth’s zones
(b) Classification of galaxies
(c) Classification of planets
(d) Classification of stars
Answer: b

Sun rises in the east and sets in the west due to the:
(a) Rotation of earth around the sun
(b) Rotation of earth on its on axis
(c) Movement of the sun
(d) Shape of earth
Answer: b

What are cyclones?
(a) No rain for a long period
(b) Violent wind and rain
(c) Sudden heavy floods
(d) Heavy showers
Answer: b

From ecological point of view human beings are taken as:
(a) Decomposers
(b) Consumers
(c) Producers
(d) All of these
Answer: c

The major cause of land pollution is:
(a) Chemical Fertilizers
(b) Insecticides
(c) Pesticides
(d) All of these
Answer: d

The sharp-bitter taste of unripe fruits is due to high concentration of:
(a) Volatile compounds
(b) Phenolic compounds
(c) Organic acids
(d) Starch
Answer: c

The use of antibiotic is a very effective way of killing disease causing bacteria. Someitme people don’t finish all of their pills. This can result in:
(a) Bacteria becoming sensitive to antibiotics
(b) Bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics
(c) Production of more bacteria
(d) Some bacteria left unkilled
Answer: b

Flesh eaters are called:
(a) Scavengers
(b) Herbivores
(c) Carnivores
(d) Omnivores
Answer: c

Chromosomes are made up of:
(a) DNA only
(b) DNA & RNA
(c) Proteins only
(d) DNA,RNA & Proteins only
Answer: d

Plants can be made disease resistant by:
(a) Breeding with their wild relatives
(b) Colchisines treatment
(c) Hormone treatment
(d) Heat treatment
Answer: c

Important ingredients used in vicks vapor rub is obtained from the planet:
(a) Cinamomum zelamicum
(b) Cinamomum camphora
(c) Curaima longa
(d) All of these
Answer: b

Which of the following is both endocrine and exocrine gland?
(a) Parathyroid
(b) Pancreas
(c) Thyroid
(d) All of these
Answer: b

The process by which small amount of impurities is added into a semiconductor is called:
(a) Conductin
(b) Addition
(c) Insulating
(d) Doping
Answer: d

Which of the following is a semiconductor?
(a) Magnesium
(b) Mercury
(c) Silver
(d) None of these
Answer: c

Silverfish belonog to:
(a) Amphibian
(b) Reptile
(c) Insect
(d) Fish
Answer: c

Satiety is the condition in which patient lacks desire to:
(a) Drink
(b) Sleep
(c) Talk
(d) Eat
Answer: d

Function of iron in our body is:
(a) Help in hydrolysis
(b) Provide strength
(c) Oxygen transport
(d) Breakdown fats
Answer: c

The non-communicalble disease is called:
(a) Endemic
(b) Chronic
(c) Innate
(d) Acute
Answer: b

Vitamins A,D,E and K are called:
(a) Water soluble vitamins
(b) Fat soluble vitamins
(c) Primary vitamins
(d) Basic vitamins
Answer: b

The quickest, most readily availble source of energy for the body is:
(a) Carbohydrate
(b) Vitamins
(c) Protein
(d) Lipid
Answer: a

The sum of the kinetic energy and potential energy of an oscillating body is:
(a) Maximum at midway of path
(b) Minimum in the beginning
(c) Maximum in the beginning
(d) Constant at all points
Answer: d

Which term in psychology is generally used to refer to emotional disorders such as, anxiety, depression and phobia?
(a) Mental illness
(b) Hypnosis
(c) Neurosis
(d) Psyches
Answer: c

All alkali metals react with water to form:
(a) Hyper oxides
(b) Hydrooxides
(c) Peroxides
(d) Oxides
Answer: b

Laser is an acronym for:
(a) Light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation
(b) Light absorption by standard emission of radiation
(c) Light amplification by standard emission of light
(d) Light absorption stimulated entrance of radiation
Answer: c

If carbon dioxide is passed throgh lime water for a long time, the cloudy white color(initially formed) disappears because of the formtion of:
(a) Calcium hydroxide
(b) Calcium bicarbonate
(c) Calcium sulphate
(d) Calcium carbonate
Answer: a

Permanent hardness due of water is due to the presence of:
(a) Magnesium bicarbonate
(b) Calcium bicarbonate
(c) Sodium bicarbonate
(d) Calcium sulphate
Answer: d

Articles made of copper and bronze slowly tarnish in air and turn green; the green color is due the formation of:
(a) Basic Copper sulphide
(b) Copper oxalate
(c) Copper oxide
(d) All of these
Answer: a

Bleaching powder losses its power on keeping for along time becuase:
(a) It changes into calcium chloride and calcium hydroxide
(b) It changes into calcium chloride and calcium chlorate
(c) It changes into calcium hypochlorite
(d) It absorbs moisture
Answer: b

When the quantity of charge on each of the two bodies is doubled, the force between them becomes:
(a) One fourth
(b) Four times
(c) One half
(d) Twice
Answer: a

Light year is related to:
(a) Distance
(b) Energy
(c) Speed
(d) Time
Answer: a

The word “Ceramic” means:
(a) Burnt material
(b) Hard material
(c) Soft material
(d) Dry material
Answer: b

The operation of solar cell is based on:
(a) Photoconduction
(b) Laser technology
(c) Thermal emission
(d) Tyndall effect
Answer: a

The minimum number of bits required to store hexadecimal number AF is:
(a) 2
(b) 4
(c) 8
(d) 16
Answer: d

Which of the following minerals is most resistant to chemical weathering?
(a) Potassium feldspar
(b) Hornblende
(c) Quartz
(d) Olivine
Answer: c

If an igneous rock cuts across a sedimentary rock, we know that the igneous rock is:
(a) The same age as the sedimentary rock
(b) A minimum of 1.2 million years old
(c) Younger than the sedimentary rock
(d) Older than the sedimentary rock
Answer: c

The discipline which deals with the understanding and treatment of mental health is called:
(a) Clinical psychology
(b) Applied psychology
(c) Psychoanalysis
(d) Psychiatry
Answer: b

Overcooking of food should be avoided because overcooking:
(a) Reduces the nutritive value of food
(b) Increases the nutritive value of food
(c) Make the food difficult to digest
(d) Makes the food
Answer: a

Optical fibres operated on the priciple of:
(a) Total internal reflection
(b) Photoelectric effect
(c) Laser technology
(d) Tyndall effect
Answer: a

The sensation of the skin is perceived by:
(a) Endodermis
(b) Epidermis
(c) The dermis
(d) None of these
Answer: b

The loudness of sound depends on it:
(a) Wavelength
(b) Frequency
(c) Amplitude
(d) All of these
Answer: c

A person standing infront of a mirror finds his image smaller than him and errect. This impies that the mirror is:
(a) Plane
(b) Concave
(c) Convex
(d) Not of good quality
Answer: b

The densities of the three liquids are D, 2D, 3D. What will be the density of the resulting mixture if equal volumes of the three liquids are mixed?
(a) 1.5D
(b) 2D
(c) 3D
(d) 6D
Answer: b

Which of the following is a conventional designatin of pre-released software?
(a) Omega
(b) Alpha
(c) Beta
(d) Raw
Answer: c


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