Knowledge philic daily whatsapp quiz- 23 september 2015

Knowledge philic daily whatsapp quiz
                                                                    23rd September 2015

General Science For All Exams
Q1. The hormone which regulates the basal metabolism in our body is secreted from:
(a) pituitary
(b) thyroid
(c) adrenal cortex
(d) pancreas
Q2. The acid used in car battery is:
(a) hydrochloric acid
(b) boric acid
(c) sulphuric  acid
(d) carbonic acid
Q3. The boiling point of water is unaffected by:
(a) the external pressure
(b) the temperature of heat source
(c) the kind of dissolved substances
(d) the amount of dissolved substances
Q4. What is the velocity of sound in air?
(a) 330 cms per sec.
(b) 333 metres per sec.
(c) 760 metres per sec.
(d) 1120 cms per sec.
Q5. The gas used in discharge tubes for optical decoration and advertising is:
(a) carbon dioxide
(b) ammonia
(c) sulphur dioxide
(d) neon
Q6. The substances present at the centre of the sun are in:
(a) solid, liquid and gaseous states
(b) liquid state only
(c) gaseous state only
(d) Both B and C
Q7. Blank capsules used in dispensing are made of:
(a) egg-white
(b) gum
(c) starch
(d) gelatin
Q8. Which one of the following is not an explosive?
(a) trinitrotoluene
(b) trinitroglycerine
(c) cyclotrimethylene trinitramine
(d) nitrochloroform
Q9. An ordinary clock loses time in summer; this is because:
(a) the length of the pendulum increases and time period decreases
(b) the length of the pendulum increases and time period increases
(c) the length of the pendulum decreases and time period increases
(d) the length of the pendulum decreases and time period decreases
Q10. When ice cubes floating in a beaker of water melt, the level of water in the beaker:
(a) goes up
(b) goes down
(c) remains same
(d) fall or rise depending on the number of ice cubes present in the beaker
Q11. Which of the following is an element?
(a) Silica
(b) Magnesia
(c) Glass
(d) Graphite
Q12. A characteristic gas smells near the unclear public urinals. Which is this gas?
(a) Ammonia
(b) Chlorine
(c) Sulphur dioxide
(d) Carbon monoxide
Q13. Kilowatt is a unit to measure:
(a) power
(b) work
(c) energy
(d) current
Q14. The apparent weight of a man in a lift will be less than his real weight:
(a) when the lift is stationary
(b) at no time
(c) when the lift is going up with uniform acceleration
(d) when the lift is going down with uniform acceleration
Q15. A natural sweetening agent obtained from a plant (but not sugar) is:
(a) saccharin
(b) santonine
(c) cyclamates
(d) None of these
Q16. Alkaloids are by-products of the metabolism of:
(a) animals
(b) bacteria
(c) plants
(d) viruses
Q17. Atom bomb is based on:
(a) artificial radioactivity
(b) nuclear fission
(c) nuclear fusion
(d) chemical reaction
Q18. Which gas in the atmosphere absorbs ultraviolet rays?
(a) Methane
(b) Nitrogen
(c) Ozone
(d) Helium
Q19. Which of the following is essential for the plants to help them in the formation of chlorophyll?
(a) Potassium
(b) Magnesium
(c) Calcium
(d) Phosphorus
Q20. The material used for bleaching paper pulp is:
(a) lime
(b) alum
(c) caustic soda
(d) sodium hypochlorite

Q1. (b- thyroid)
Q2. (c- sulphuric  acid)
Q3. (b- the temperature of heat source)
Q4. (b-333 metres per sec.)
Q5. (d- neon)
 Q6. (c- gaseous state only)
Q7. (c- starch )
Q8. (d- nitrochloroform)
Q9. (b- the length of the pendulum increases and time period increases)
 Q10. (c- remains same)
Q11. (d- Graphite)
 Q12. (c- Sulphur dioxide)
Q13. (a- power)
Q14. (d- when the lift is going down with uniform acceleration)
Q15. (d-none)
 Q16. (c- plants)
Q17. (b- nuclear fission)
 Q18. (c- Ozone)
Q19. (b -Magnesium)
 Q20. (d- sodium hypochlorite)


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