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Online General Science Quiz Set No - 11

General Science questions have been taken from previous years question papers of different competitive examinations such SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, CDS, NDA, Bank, State PSC, Railways, MAT, CAT, etc.

101) Fly wheel is an important part of a steam engine because it
A) gives strength to the engine
B) accelerates the speed of the engine
C) helps the engine in keeping the speed uniform
D) decreases the moment of inertia

102) For red colour, compounds of which element are commonly used in fireworks ?
A) Strontium
B) Sodium
C) Manganese
D) Barium

103) For which of the following substances, the resistance decreases with increase in temperature?
A) Copper
B) Platinum
C) Nichrome
D) Pure Silicon

104) For which one among the following diseases there is no vaccine till date??
A) Malaria
B) Mumps
C) Measles
D) Tetanus

105) Formaldehyde is the starting material for the manufacture of:
A) D. D. T.
B) Rayon
C) Bakelite
D) Nylon

106) From which mineral is radium obtained:
A) Limestone
B) Haematitie
C) Pitchblende
D) Rutile

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

108) Gene was first isolated by?
A) J. C. Bose
B) Hargobind Khurana
C) S. Chandrashekar
D) C. V. Raman

109) German Silver is an alloy of:
A) Copper, Silver & Nickel
B) Silver, Copper & Aluminium
C) Zinc, Copper & Nickel
D) Silver, Zinc & Nickel

110) Glass is actually a?
A) a crystalline solid
B) an elastic solid
C) an ionic solid
D) a vitrifies liquid