Published 16 Apr, 2020

Everyday Chemistry GK Questions Set - 1

by Nitroquiz Official | GK Quiz

Chemistry is everywhere, it's the most useful of all sciences and is the only one with the highest impact on our daily lives. Everything from clothing to jewels, shampoos to detergents, food to medicine, or say every daily life things are in some way or the other related to it.

This is a general knowledge quiz in chemistry for students which is also equally beneficial for those preparing for competitive examinations helps you learn a few of the important common questions. These questions target mainly everyday things and basic concepts. Play the quiz and test yourself.

1. The smallest constituent unit of ordinary matter that constitutes a chemical element is known as?
A. Atoms
B. Molecules
C. Electrons
D. Protons
2. Which is the most abundant element on Earth's crust?
A. Nitrogen
B. Aluminium
C. Oxygen
D. Hydrogen
3. Which is the most abundant element in the universe?
A. Helium
B. Iron
C. Gold
D. Hydrogen
4. Which is the most abundant metal on the Earth's crust?
A. Iron
B. Aluminium
C. Copper
D. Tin
5. Which is the most abundant element in the Human body?
A. Calcium
B. Oxygen
C. Carbon
D. Hydrogen
6. Which is the second most abundant element in the human body?
A. Carbon
B. Hydrogen
C. Nitrogen
D. Calcium
7. Which is the most abundant gas in the atmosphere?
A. Oxygen
B. Nitrogen
C. Helium
D. Argon
8. Which is the most abundant greenhouse gas in the atmosphere?
A. Hydrogen
B. Nitrogen
C. Oxygen
D. Water Vapor
9. When two or more elements combine chemically in definite proportions by weight, it forms?
A. Mixtures
B. Compounds
C. Elements
D. Solution
10. Water is a compound of hydrogen and which other element?
A. Carbon
B. Silicon
C. Fluorine
D. Oxygen
11. Water is an example of?
A. Mixture
B. Compound
C. True Solution
D. Colloidal Solution
12. The ability of a liquid to completely dissolve in another liquid solution is known as?
A. Miscibility
B. Solubility
C. Mingleability
D. Mixability
13. The process of separation of mixtures comprised of two or more pure liquids is known as?
A. Handpicking
B. Evaporation
C. Distillation
D. Filtration
14. The process of separation of a mixture into its component parts using varying temperature levels is known as?
A. Destructive Distillation
B. Fractional Distillation
C. Multi-layer Filtration
D. Vacuum Filtration
15. Which gas is filled in chips and snacks packets to keep them fresh and crispy?
A. Oxygen
B. Helium
C. Hydrogen
D. Nitrogen
16. Which gas is generally filled in flying balloons?
A. Nitrogen
B. Oxygen
C. Chlorine
D. Helium
17. Which of the following is an ore of Chromium?
A. Magnetite
B. Cinnabar
C. Bauxite
D. Chromite
18. Which of the following is an ore of aluminum?
A. Magnetite
B. Zinc Blende
C. Bauxite
D. Cinnabar
19. Which of the following is an ore of mercury?
A. Bauxite
B. Cinnabar
C. Carnalite
D. Dolomite
20. Which of the following is an ore of silver?
A. Calverite
B. Argentite
C. Cuprite
D. Stibnite
21. Which inorganic compound used as a pigment, when added to glass imparts green tint to it?
A. Chromium(III) Oxide
B. Hydrogen Sulphide
C. Lead Sulphide
D. Iron Oxide
22. Which of the following toxic gases is produced as a result of incomplete combustion?
A. Chlorine
B. Hydrogen Cyanide
C. Nitrogen Dioxide
D. Carbon Monoxide
23. Which of the following gases in the atmosphere is primarily responsible for acid rains?
A. Methane
B. Sulphur Dioxide
C. Nitrogen
D. Oxygen
24. Which of the following gases is popularly known as laughing gas?
A. Nitrous Oxide
B. Hydrogen Sulphide
C. Xenon
D. Carbon Dioxide
25. Which of the following gases in the upper atmosphere protect us from harmful ultraviolet rays?
A. Nitrogen
B. Helium
C. Argon
D. Ozone
26. Which of the following is the heaviest noble gas?
A. Hydrogen
B. Argon
C. Krypton
D. Radon
27. Which gas is chemically inert but radioactive?
A. Krypton
B. Radon
C. Xenon
D. Argon
28. Which of the following gas along with oxygen is used for gas welding?
A. Acetylene
B. Hydrogen
C. Helium
D. Methane
29. Which of the following gas is used for artificial ripening of fruits?
A. Methane
B. Hydrogen
C. Ethylene
D. Oxygen
30. Which of the following is an ore of Zinc?
A. Cuprite
B. Sphalerite
C. Galena
D. Argentite
31. Which of the following gas is a primary constituent of natural gas?
A. Methane
B. Propane
C. Hydrogen
D. Chlorine
32. Which of the following acids is Vinegar?
A. Methanoic acid
B. Ethanoic acid
C. Hydrochloric acid
D. Suphuric acid
33. Which of the following alcohols is used in alcoholic beverages?
A. Methanol
B. Ethanol
C. Propanol
D. Butanol
34. Which of the following acids is used in bubbly soft drinks?
A. Hydrochloric acid
B. Sulfuric acid
C. Carbonic acid
D. Acetic acid
35. Which of the following acids is found in Lemons and Oranges?
A. Nitric acid
B. Ethanoic acid
C. Citric acid
D. Hydrofluoric acid
36. Which of the following acids is found in tamarinds?
A. Hydrochloric acid
B. Sulfuric acid
C. Citric acid
D. Tartaric acid
37. Which of the following acids is present in curd?
A. Citric acid
B. Oxalic acid
C. Lactic acid
D. Tartaric acid
38. Which of the following acids is present in tears?
A. Sialic acid
B. Oxalic acid
C. Lactic acid
D. Tartaric acid
39. Which of the following acids is released during an ant bite?
A. Citric acid
B. Formic acid
C. Oxalic acid
D. Salicylic acid
40. Which of the following metals is strongly attracted by a magnet?
A. Iron
B. Aluminium
C. Zinc
D. Magnesium
41. Which of the following metals burns with dazzling white light in the presence of oxygen?
A. Iron
B. Aluminium
C. Magnesium
D. Calcium
42. Which is the least dense metal of all?
A. Aluminium
B. Sodium
C. Pottasium
D. Lithium
43. The only non-metal that can conduct electricity is?
A. Oxygen
B. Graphite
C. Phosphorus
D. Sulfur
44. Which of the following substances when added to glass imparts red tint to it?
A. Chromium(III) Oxide
B. Manganese Dioxide
C. Copper Fluoride
D. Mercury Sulphide
45. Which was the first lab manufactured organic compound?
A. Urea
B. Methane
C. Ether
D. Gammexene
46. Which metal is the best conductor of electricity?
A. Platinum
B. Silver
C. Iron
D. Aluminium
47. The process by which a solid substance directly turns into a gas is known as?
A. Vaporization
B. Evaporation
C. Gasification
D. Sublimation
48. Which of the following is not a sublime substance?
A. Naphthalene
B. Camphor
C. Dry Ice
D. Iron
49. Dry ice is generally a solid form of?
A. Methane
B. Carbon Dioxide
C. Water
D. Nitrogen
50. Which of the following gases can be used as an anesthetic?
A. Carbon Dioxide
B. Phosphene
C. Chloroform
D. Methane
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