Quiz 335 : General Science for all Examinations

1.British Scientist JJ Thomson was awarded Nobel prize in Physics in 1906 for discovery of which of the following particle?
(E)None of them

2.Who among the following is known to manufacture first Cyclotron?
(A)Ernest Lawrence
(B)Niels Bohr
(D)Max Born
(E)John Cockroft

3.When a Radium with Standard atomic weight 226 and atomic number 88 emits an alpha particle, the result element Radon will have the following properties:
(A)Atomic Weight-222, Atomic Number – 86
(B)Atomic Weight-224, Atomic Number – 86
(C)Atomic Weight-224, Atomic Number – 88
(D)Atomic Weight-222, Atomic Number – 88
(E)Atomic Weight-226, Atomic Number – 84

4.Which among the following correctly defines Hypoglycemia ?
(A)Lower than normal level of thyroxin secretion
(B)Lower than normal level of protein
(C)Lower than normal secretion of one or more of the eight hormones normally produced by the pituitary gland
(D)Lower than normal level of blood glucose
(E)None of them

5.The volume of a gas at a given pressure and temperature is proportional to the number of atoms or molecules regardless of the nature of the gas. This concept is called as___?
(A)Avogadro’s law
(B)Dalton’s law
(C)Gay-Lussac’s law
(D)Henry’s law
(E)Ideal gas law

6.F block elements in the periodic table which are commonly called Lanthanides have the following atomic numbers:

7.Fermi-Kurie plot is used for the study of which of the following?
(A)Alpha Decay
(B)Beta Decay
(C)Internal Conversion
(D)Cluster Decay
(E)Gamma Radiation

8.By which of the following process some stars which are of the size of Sun or smaller convert hydrogen to helium?
(A)Triple-alpha process
(B)Proton Proton Chain Reaction
(C)CNO Cycle
(D)R process
(E)Rp process

9.Which of the following organism grows on Common Bread?
(E)All of above

10.Consider the following:
1. Cell Wall 2. cell membrane 3. Protoplasm 4. DNA 5. RNA
Which among the above are found in Virus?

11.Which among the following basic atoms are must in an Alkaloid?

12.Bring out the statement which is wrong:
(A)Acetone is used as a solvent
(B)Adrenaline is used in the event of heart failure
(C)All alkalis don’t dissolve in water
(D)graphite is an example of allotropy
(E)A mixture of a metal and nonmetal can also be an alloy

13.Which among the following will undergo a chemical reaction depending on the pH of the solution?
(A)Calcium Oxide
(B)Zinc Oxide
(C)Ferric Oxide
(D)Ferrous Oxide
(E)None of them

14.Which among the following is used as an antidote?
(D)Activated Charcoal

15.Which among the following compound of barium is used as radio contrast agent for X-ray imaging and other diagnostic procedures and also commonly called as Barium Food?
(A)Barium Carbonate
(B)Barium Sulphate
(C)Barium Bromide
(D)Barium hydroxide
(E)Barium Iodide

16.Which among the following is a main component of some alert tablets such as Alert, No Doz, Stay Awake & Vivarin?
(E)None of them

17.Which among the following is not a beverage plant?
(A)Camellia sinensis
(B)Theobroma cacao
(C)Coffea Arabica
(D)Zingiber officinale
(E)Alonsoa grandiflora

18.Who among the following were awarded Nobel Prize in 1958 for One Gene One Enzyme Concept?
(A)Landsteiner & Weiner
(B)Avery, Mccleod and mc Carthy
(C)Jacob & Wollman
(D)George Beadle and Edward Tatum
(E)Lederberg and Edward Tatum

19.Who among the following established that genetic code of all organisms is spelled out in three-letter words, each set of three nucleotides codes for a specific amino acid?
(A)Hargobind Khorana
(B)Barbara McClintock
(C)Theodor O. Diener •
(D)Joseph L. Goldstein
(E)Paul Alfred Weiss

20.Plants growing on marshy areas are commonly called as _____? Read Note

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  • Anonymous

    Doesn't yeast grow on bread, and not mucor? Please clarify

  • Anonymous

    hilights of budgets 2010 please !!!

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  • Admin

    Mucor is generally found on rotten vegetable matter / bread etc. The most common Yeast is Saccharomyces cerevisiae which is used in alcoholic fermentation and baking.

  • Anonymous

    Thanks, this was very helpful.. can you please give the chemical reaction for Question No. 3

  • Anonymous

    thank you


  • Anonymous

    thank you, sir

  • sudhir


    reaction for q3 is
    radium–>radon+alpha particle
    alpha particle have mass number =4 and atomic number =2
    so mass number of radon =226-4=222and atomic no=86

  • ganesha

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    thank u for this.
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  • futures civil servants


    Good work done.

    All the best for better future.

  • Anonymous

    good job