General Science Knowledge Examination Questions and Answers which includes; Physics, Science and Biology.
The pollutants which move downward with percolating groundwater are called
Ans : Leachates
Hasdo Valley in Chhattisgarh is famous for
Ans : Coal mines
Special Theory of Relative was proposed in
Celsius and Fahrenheit show the same temperature at
Ans : 40
Exchange particle in Quark-Quark Interaction
Ans : Gluon
The working of a rockets based on the principle of:
Ans : Conservation of momentum
Black hole is an object to be found
Ans : in the sky
Ans : 57.3 degree
Fraction of volume of ice seen outside when immersed in water?
Ans : 10.5%
The disease ” bronchitis ” is associated with:
Ans : Lungs
Which colour indicate Highest Temperature?
Ans : Dull red
Persons sitting in an artificial satellite of the earth have :
Ans : Zero weight
Light Year is
Ans : the distance traveled by light in one year
Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is mainly a mixture of
Ans : propane and butane
The Ozone layer lies in the
Ans : Stratosphere
Most of the light rays inside a tube -light is in the form of
Ans : ultra -violet light
Which is the alkalodid that contains in cola drinks?
Ans : Caffeine
The device used for detecting even feeble current:
Ans : Galvanoscope
Anemometer is an instrument used for measuring?
Ans: Wind speed
Which device is used to study the way and object behaves when the air flows over it?
Ans: Wind Tunnel
The part of a computer that shows visual information on a screen.
Ans: Visual Display Unit (VDU)
What are the machines used to check the progress of unborn babies still in the mothers womb?
Ans: Ultra Sound Machines
A type glass that is highly resistant to heat.
Ans: Borosilicate Glass
The process of killing diseases producing micro organism in food items by heat.
Tuberculosis is caused by it.
Which country in the world has maximum number of robots working? Ans : Japan
What is the name of the instrument that measures wind speed?
Ans : Anemometer
A device used to measure the strength of magnetic field.
A strip of flexible plastic with magnetic coating that is used to record sound and pictures.
Ans: Magnetic Tape
A method of growing plants without soil.
The satellite of Ecuador which was damaged on collision with Russian debris in space?
Ans: Pegasus. This is the first and only satellite
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Navigation centre was set up at _______________
Ans: Byalalu, about 40 km from Banglore
The acronym ________ means billion of operations per second
A technology to provide high speed internet access over telephone wiring: Ans: ADSL
Electricity produced from falling water.
The fear of being out of mobile phone contact is known as?
In which year did IT Act came into force in India?
A new technology which provides the ability to create an artificial world and have people interact with it is called ?
The device used for locating submerged object sunder sea is-
Space Related General Knowledge Questions Answers
The first cosmonaut to spend about 17½ days in space endurance flight
Ans: Adrin Nikolayev and Vitaly Sevastyanosov in soyuz-9 (June 1, 1970)
The first person in the world to land on the moon
Ans: Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Adrin Jr. of U.S.A. Armstrong was the first to set foot on the moon followed by Aldrin. July 21, 1969.
The first man to enter space
Ans: Major Yuri Gagarin (Russian)
The first woman cosmonaut of the world
Ans: Velentina Tereshkova
The first American astronaut to float in space
Ans: Edward White
The first unmanned spaceship to have soft landed and lifted off from the moon to return to the earth
Ans: Luna-16 (U.S.S.R.) September 21, 1970
The first manned space vehicle to land on the moon
Ans: Lunar Exploration Module (LEM) nick-named Eagle
The first spaceship which carried three American astronauts to land two of them on the moon
The first country to send man to the moon
The first space-vehicle to orbit the moon
Ans: Luna-10 (U.S.S.R.)
The first unmanned moon buggy to explore surface of the moon
Ans: Lunakhod-1 (U.S.S.R.)
The first space rocket brought back to earth after orbiting the moon
First crew transfer between the orbiting spaceships
Ans: Soyuz T-15 with Mir Space Station
The first mission of a linking-up in space by manned spaceships of U.S.A. and Soviet Union
Ans: Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Mission (ASTP) (launched on July 15 and linked up in space on July 17, 1975)
India’s first scientific satellite
The first man to fly into space belonging to a country other than Russia or the U.S.A.
Russias first spaceship with international crew on board.
Ans: Remek (Czechoslovakia)
The first country to send nuclear powered space craft to explore Jupiter
The first Indian to go into space
Ans: Rakesh Sharma
The first American astronaut to make two space flights
Ans: Gordon Cooper (U.S.A.)
The first country to launch a cosmic space rocket towards moon
The first space rocket to hit the moon
Ans: Lunik II
The first spaceship in the world to sample moons crust
Ans: Surveyor-3 (U.S.A.)
The first space vehicle to soft land on moon
Ans: Luna-9 (U.S.S.R.)
The first manned spaceship to perform the longest stay in space (11 days)
Ans: Apollo-7 (U.S.A.)
The first manned spaceship to perform space flight round the moon
Ans: Apollo-8 (U.S.A.)
The first American manned spaceship to perform crew transfer in space
Ans: Apollo-9 (U.S.A.)
The first woman of Indian origin in space
Ans: Kalpana Chawla
The first residents on the International Space Station
Ans: Bill shepherd (U.S.A.), Yuri Gidzenko and Sergei Krikalev (Russia)
The first space tourist in the world
Ans: Dennis Tito (U.S.A.)
The first European woman to international Space Station
Ans: Claudie Haignere (French cosmonaut)
The first space tourist of S. Africa and second of the world
Ans: Mark Shuttleworth (April 2002)
The first US space shuttle to explode while returning home killing all the astronauts
Ans: Columbia (February 1, 2003)
China’s first man in space
Ans: Yang Liwei
European Space Agency’s first moon probe craft
America’s first Mission to Saturn
Ans: Cassini Spacecraft (Reached Saturn’s orbit in July 2004)
First private, manned spacecraft
Ans: Spaceship One (Launched on June 21, 2004)
First European space probe landing on the surface of the Saturnian Moon Titan
Ans: Huygens (January 15, 2005)
India’s first Mapping Satellite
Ans: CARTOSAT-I (Launched on May 5, 2005)
The first spacecraft to touch the surface of a comet
Ans: NASA’s Deep Impact hit its comet target temple-I (July 4, 2005)
The first Japanese spacecraft to get down to an asteroid and collect samples from there
Ans: Hayabusa (November 2005, Japans Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
The first Probe Mission to planet Pluto
Ans: New Horizons (U.S. launched on January 19, 2006)
The first space woman to stay for the longest ever Perivale of time in space
Ans: Sunita Williams
The first lunar orbiter of China
Ans: Chang’e-I (Lauched on October 24, 2007 from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre of South-Western Sichuan Province)
The first successful moon mission of India
Ans: Chandrayan-I (October 22, 2008)
The US software pioneer who became the first person to travel twice to space as a tourist
Ans: Charles Simonyi (March 26, 2009)
Genral Science Questions related to General Chemistry
Who is honored as Father of Modern Chemistry?
Ans: Antoine Lavoisier
Who invented periodic table?
Ans: Dmitri Mendeleev
Which is the most abundant gas in the earth’s atmosphere?
Ans: Nitrogen (78.08%)
Which gas evolved from paddy fields and marshes?
Which toxic element present in automobile exhausts?
Which gases cause acid rain?
Ans: Sulphur dioxide, Nitrogen oxides
Which metal is used in the making of microchips?
What is the toxicity caused by silicon called?
What is the chemical name of baking soda?
Ans: Sodium bicarbonate
What is sodium carbonate commonly known as?
Ans: Washing soda or soda ash
What is sodium chloride?
Ans: Table salt
What is table sugar?
Ans: Cane sugar (Sucrose)
What is the element present on lead pencils?
Ans: Carbon (graphite)
Which gas is found in soda water?
Ans: Carbon dioxide?
Which polymer is used to manufacture electric switches, computer disks etc.?
With which polymer, the cabinets of radio and TV made of?
Which chemical is used to make rain coats?
Ans: Poly Vinyl Chloride(PVC)
Which type of plastics can be recycled?
What is the name given to plastics that cannot be recycled?
Ans: Thermosetting plastics
Which element is a liquid at ordinary temperature?
What is the solvent of gold?
Name the chemical used to make tooth pastes white?
Ans: Titanium dioxide
Which chemical is the reason behind the brown colour of human faces?
Which chemical is called Chile Salt peter?
Ans: Sodium Nitrate
What is marsh gas?
What is the chemical name of Chinese salt?
Ans: Monosodium glutamate
Which is the purest form of carbon?
Which is called white poison?
Which is the simplest sugar?
What is the biological polymer in paper?
General Science questions related to Biological Science
What is the chemical name of Vitamin E?
Ans: Alpha tocopherol
Which Vitamin is also known as retinol?
Ans: Vitamin A
What is Calciferol?
Ans: Vitamin D
What is the other name of thiamine?
Ans: Vitamin B1
Which Vitamin is called niacin?
Ans: Vitamin B3
Which element is excreted through human sweat?
Pollution of water bodies by which element causes Minamata disease?
Accumulation of which chemical leads to kidney stones?
Ans: Calcium Oxalate
Which heavy metal causes Itai Itai disease?
Space General Knowledge Quiz -Multiple choice Questions and Answers
How often, approximately, is Halley’s Comet visible from Earth (in years)?
Halley’s comet appears in the night sky approximately every 75 years. Its next appearance will be in 2061.
What astronomer placed Earth at the center of the universe?
Which astronomer wrote the Aryabhatiya?
What astronomer suggested that the Sun was at the center of the solar system?
Theon of Alexandria
In On the Revolutions of the Celestial Orb, Nicholas Copernicus (1473-1543) suggested that Earth revolved around the Sun.
Who was the first astronomer to use a telescope?
Leonardo da Vinci
Which of the following is not a scientific optical instrument?
A periscope allows the viewer to view objects not in the line of sight, such as around corners or above the surface of the water from below. It is best known for its use in military submarines.
Which is the closest galaxy to Earth outside the Milky Way?
Space Application Centre (SAC) is located at
The first Indian Remote Sensing Satellite was launched into space on
The code name of the first vehicle driven by man on the moon’s surface was
Which of these contain large quantities of ice?
What do most asteroids orbit?
Which of these planets has an atmosphere made up of hydrogen, helium, and methane?
Which of these American astronomers discovered Pluto in 1930?
Which of these constellations is not in the zodiac?
Twelve well-known groups of stars, called constellations, lie in the zodiac. Their names are Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpius, Sagittarius, Capricornus, Aquarius, and Pisces.
In what constellation is Sirius found?
About how many galaxies are there in the universe?
Which of these is a galaxy?
Large Magellanic Cloud
The Large Magellanic Cloud is a very distant galaxy beyond our own.
How many light-years across is the Milky Way?
India’s satellite launch-pad is located at
Shri Hari Kota
General knowledge Questions and Answers from General Science Biolog
A baby blue whale drinks this many liters of milk per day:
For what is the Jurassic period named?
a mountain range in Switzerland
a kind of dinosaur
a soccer hero
the French word for “day”
Which blood group is called the “universal donor”?
Which of these is not a kind of plant?
An abacus is an instrument for performing calculations by sliding counters along rods or in grooves.
A banana plant fits into which of these groups?
From what plant was paper originally made?
The ancient Egyptians made a parchmentlike paper, also called papyrus, from the pith, or inner portion, of the stalk of the papyrus plant.
Which of these is not a dehiscent plant?
The fruit of a dehiscent plant splits open when it is ripe to disperse seeds. Examples are peas, beans, peanuts, and magnolias. Technically, a banana is an herb.
How much blood is in the human body?
The average human carries about 192.7 ounces (5.7 liters) of blood. Altogether, this quantity of blood circulates through the body twice a minute.
How many facial muscles are involved in speaking?
About 70 muscles are involved in speaking. These are located in several parts of the head, neck, and mouth.
How many taste buds do young people have?
How many basic tastes can humans sense?
Humans can sense five basic tastes: salty, sweet, sour, bitter, and umami (representing chemicals known as amino acids).
What is the word for a person with very pale skin and eyes?
What sensory function do the ears provide other than hearing?
Which of these joints is not found in the human body?
mortise and tenon
ball and socket
How many sweat glands does the average person have?
Which of these is not part of the endocrine system?
What scientist has popularized the concept of biodiversity?
Stephen Jay Gould
The author of On the Origin of Species is:
Which group of animals is Charles Darwin best known for studying?
Which of the following is a poisonous fish?
Lion fish are noted for their venomous fin spines, which are capable of producing painful, though rarely fatal, puncture wounds.
Which of the following is a member of the whale family?
What is the study of animal life called?
In science, what is the name for the classification of plants and animals?
How many sets of legs does a shrimp have?
Process of cell division can take place by
None of these