You are here: Home >> GK Quiz >> General Science


Questions related to General Science are always asked in every competitive examinations conducted by SSC CGL, UPSC, PSC, LIC, GIC, Railways, IBPS, etc. The main objective of these questions is to test the candidate's knowledge in various topics related to general science such as invention and discoveries, branches of science, scientific instruments, types of diseases in animals and plants, vitamins and minerals, scientific laws and theories, etc. For this purpose we have provided 500 objective General Science questions with answers for the candidates to enhance their knowledge in this area. All these questions had already been asked in various competitive examinations such as SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC TAX ASSISTANT, UPSC, BANK CLERK, BANK PO, CDS, NDA, CPO, PSC, LIC, GIC, RAILWAYS, etc.

Take 10 Questions Online Quiz on General Science below:

1) When you pull out the plug connected to an electrical appliance, you often observe a spark. To which property of the appliance, is this related?
A) Inductance
B) Capacitance
C) Wattage
D) Resistance

2) Acid rain is caused due to pollution of atmosphere by ?
A) Oxides of nitrogen and sulphur
B) Oxides of nitrogen and phosphorous
C) Oxides of carbon and nitrogen
D) None of these

3) Photosynthesis is:
A) An exothermic process
B) An endothermic process
C) A neutral process
D) A thermostatic process

4) Galena is the principal ore of which element ?
A) Iron
B) Mercury
C) Copper
D) Lead

5) Which scale is used to measure hardness of minerals?
A) Kelvin
B) Mohs
C) Richter
D) Mercalli intensity scale

6) Which of the following is chiefly present in LPG (Liquified Petroleum Gas)?
A) Methane
B) Ethane
C) Propane
D) Butane

7) The major ingredient of leather is:
A) Carbohydrate
B) Collagen
C) Polymer
D) Nucleic acid

8) Ready source of energy available for athletes is?
A) Carbohydrates
B) Vitamins
C) Proteins
D) Fats

9) The chemical used in developing photo graphic film is ?
A) Sodium sulphate
B) Hydrogen chloride
C) Silver bromide
D) Nitrous oxide

10) Relative humidity is expressed as
A) Grams
B) Kilograms
C) Percentage
D) Ratio