Quiz 31: Basic General Knowledge→General Science

1. What is the common name of analgesic and antipyretic drug acetylsalicylic acid?
[A] Paracetamol
[B] Aspirin
[C] Wintergreen
[D] Trazodone

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2. Consider the following statements about Co-enzymes:
1. They assist in biochemical transformations
2. They are organic molecules comprising C,H,O and N
3. Most of Co-enzymes are Proteins
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
[A] Only 1
[B] 1 & 2
[C] 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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3. Which among the following is the first man made fibre (silk)?
[A] Viscose
[B] Reyon
[C] Nylon
[D] Tericot

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4. Which part of the Central Nervous System controls “reflex Actions” ?
[A] Mesencephalon
[B] Rhombencephalon
[C] Medulla oblongata
[D] Spinal Chord

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5. Which among the following fishes does not have Central Nervous System?
[A] Dog Fish
[B] Cuttle Fish
[C] Jelly Fish
[D] Star Fish

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6. Which among the following Vitamin is also known as Tocoferol?
[A] Vitamin D
[B] Vitamin E
[C] Vitamin K
[D] Vitamin B

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7. Which among the following substances is most suitable for making Compact Discs?
[B] Polyethylene
[C] Polyamides
[D] Polycarbonates

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8. Which among the following chemical is most suitable in Food Processing industry, to be used as a food preservatives?
[A] Sodium Carbonate
[C] Methyl Salicylate
[D] Benzoic Acid

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9. The most common use of ‘silicone hydrogels’ is making of which among the following?
[A] Surgery Equipments
[B] Contact Lenses
[C] Breast Transplants
[D] Capsules of medicines

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10. “Oil of mirbane” is the most common name of which among the following?
[A] Phenol
[B] Toluene
[C] Phenolphthalein
[D] Nitrobenzene

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