Published 21 Apr, 2020

The General Science GK Quiz Set-1

by Nitroquiz Official | GK Quiz

Science has no boundaries, there are so many things to learn and explore. The one and only thing you need is a curious mind and nothing else.

This is a science general knowledge quiz with selected common questions. These questions have been selected for this quiz test based on their frequency of occurrence in various competitive examinations. Take this test and find out if you can score the highest.

1. Which of the following metals start burning when kept in the open air?
A. Sodium
B. Iron
C. Magnesium
D. Aluminium
2. Which of the following ore is used for extraction of Iron?
A. Bauxite
B. Hematite
C. Cuprite
D. Galena
3. The phenomenon of emission of electrons when metal surfaces are exposed to specific wavelengths of light is known as?
A. Compton Effect
B. Piezoelectric Effect
C. Photoelectric Effect
D. Casimir Effect
4. The ability of certain materials to generate an electric charge when mechanical stress is applied over them is known as?
A. Photoelectric Effect
B. Compton Effect
C. Dopler Effect
D. Piezoelectric Effect
5. Which of the following metal is generally coated over Iron to save it from rusting?
A. Aluminium
B. Copper
C. Zinc
D. Mercury
6. Which of the following glasses sharply absorb ultraviolet light and thus is ideal for making sunglasses?
A. Pyrex Glass
B. Flint Glass
C. Photo Chromatic Glass
D. Crookes glass
7. The chemical formula for Crookes glass is?
A. Cerium Oxide
B. Hydrogen Peroxide
C. Iron Oxide
D. Aluminium Oxide
8. Which element is used for dating archaeological discoveries?
A. Sulphur
B. Iron
C. Carbon
D. Magnesium
9. The primary element of all organic compounds is?
A. Lithium
B. Hydrogen
C. Carbon
D. Silicon
10. Which of the following elements is used for manufacturing artificial diamonds?
A. Iron
B. Cobalt
C. Nickel
D. Graphite
11. Which of the following element does not have any neutron?
A. Helium
B. Mercury
C. Argon
D. Hydrogen
12. Which of the following sub-atomic particles does not have any charge?
A. Electron
B. Proton
C. Neutron
D. Positron
13. Which of the following is an isotope of hydrogen?
A. Protium
B. Radium
C. Deuterium
D. Uranium
14. Which of the following substances is the hardest?
A. Iron
B. Platinum
C. Gold
D. Diamond
15. What is the name for compounds made up of only hydrogen and carbon?
A. Halogens
B. Alkalines
C. Ketones
D. Hydrocarbons
16. A solution turns red litmus to blue, it must be an?
A. Acid
B. Base
C. Water
D. Liquid Metal
17. Which of the following substance is responsible for the permanent hardness of water?
A. Magnesium Bicarbonate
B. Sodium Chloride
C. Calcium Sulphate
D. Calcium Bicarbonate
18. Which of the following is a primary ingredient in cement manufacturing?
A. Fly ash
B. Lime Stone
C. Coal
D. Water
19. Which of the following metals is the primary component of chlorophyll in leaves?
A. Magnesium
B. Copper
C. Calcium
D. Lithium
20. Which is the main element found in blood hemoglobin?
A. Calcium
B. Sodium
C. Iron
D. Aluminium
21. The temperature at which certain magnetic materials undergo a sharp change in their magnetic properties is known as?
A. Critical Temperature
B. Triple Point
C. Curie Temperature,
D. Melting Point
22. The Curie temperature of Iron is?
A. 300˚ Celsius
B. 450˚ Celsius
C. 550˚ Celsius
D. 769.85˚ Celsius
23. Who was the first person to discover the evidence of radioactivity?
A. Henri Becquerel
B. Marie Curie
C. WC Roentgen
D. Ernest Rutherford
24. Which of the following is radioactive substance?
A. Iron
B. Silver
C. Helium
D. Uranium
25. Which of the following is the only radio active gas?
A. Hydrogen
B. Helium
C. Argon
D. Radon
26. Which of the following noble gases is known as stranger gas?
A. Helium
B. Krypton
C. Xenon
D. Argon
27. Which of the following gases is used as a tear gas?
A. Chlorine
B. Hydrogen Sulphide
C. Ammonia
D. Sulphur Dioxide
28. Which of the following is the most reactive halogen?
A. Oxygen
B. Fluorine
C. Chlorine
D. Iodine
29. Which of the following gases is also known as a mars gas?
A. Carbon Dioxide
B. Sulphur Dioxide
C. Helium
D. Methane
30. Which gas is generally filled in the tyres of aircraft in order for them to sustain high pressure and temperature while landing?
A. Nitrogen
B. Helium
C. Oxygen
D. Argon
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