Important Science Questions for SSC CGL Exam 2017

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SSC CGL 2017 Tier-I exam is going on. These questions are based on the type of GA questions asked in the SSC CGL Exam. Candidates having CGL Exam in the upcoming shifts can go through these questions and can expect these questions to be asked in upcoming shifts as well.

Q1. The first element in the modern periodic table is…?

(a) Hydrogen
(b) Lithium
(c) Oxygen
(d) Helium

Q2. The release of which one of the following into ponds and wells helps in controlling the mosquitoes?
(a) Crab
(b) Dogfish
(c) Gambusia fish
(d) Snail
Q3. In which one of the following kinds of organisms is the phenomenon found wherein the female kills the male after copulation?
(a) Dragon fly
(b) Honeybee
(c) Spider
(d) Pit viper
Q4. In human beings, normally in which one of the following parts, does the sperm fertilise the ovum?
(a) Cervix
(b) Fallopian tube
(c) Lower part of uterus
(d) Upper part of uterus
Q5. Production of which one of the following is a function of the liver?
(a) Lipase
(b) Urea
(c) Mucus
(d) Hydrochloric acid
Q6. The ‘stones’ formed in human kidney consist mostly of
(a) calcium oxalate
(b) sodium acetate
(c) magnesium sulphate
(d) calcium
Q7. Which of the following diseases can be transmitted from one person to another through tattooing?
1. Chikungunya
2. Hepatitis-B
3. HIV-AIDS
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
(a) Only 1
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3
(d) All of these
Q8. In which organ of the human body, are the lymphocyte cells formed?
(a) Liver 
(b) Long bone
(c) Pancreas
(d) Spleen
Q9. Foot and mouth disease in animals, a current epidemic in some parts of the world, is caused by
(a) bacterium 
(b) fungus
(c) protozoan
(d) virus
Q10. Athlete’s foot is a disease caused by
(a) Bacteria
(b) Fungus
(c) Protozoan
(d) Nematode
Q11. Improper handling and storage of cereal grains and oilseeds result in the production of toxins known as aflatoxins, which are not generally destroyed by the normal cooking process? Aflatoxins are produced by
(a) bacteria
(b) protozoa
(c) moulds
(d) viruses
Q12. Epiphytes are plants which depend on other plants for
(a) food
(b) mechanical support
(c) shade
(d) water
Q13. Which one of the following organisms can serve as a biofertilizer for rice crop?
(a) Blue-green algae
(b) Rhizobium sp
(c) Mycorrhizal fungi
(d) Azotobacter sp
Q14. Phytotron is a facility to
(a) grow plants under disease-free conditions
(b) conserve endangered species of plants
(c) grow plants under controlled conditions
(d) induce mutations
Q15. Soft drinks such as cocoa contain significant quantities of
(a) caffeine
(b) nicotine
(c) tannin
(d) rennin