Science Quiz For SSC and Other Exams 2016

Q1. What is/are the source(s) of Direct Current(DC)? 
(a) Battery
(b) Cells
(c) Rectifier
(d) Both (a) & (b) 


Q2. When we consume the goat or sheep beef then we are—
(a) primary consumer 
(b) secondary consumer 
(c) tertiary consumer 
(d) None of the above

Q3. Lipids are insoluble in which of the following?
(a) Acetone
(b) Water 
(c) Ether
(d) Benzene

Q4. Domestic electrical wiring is basically a—
(a) series connection 
(b) parallel connection 
(c) combination of series and parallel connections 
(d) series connection within each room and parallel connection elsewhere

Q5. Chikunguniya fever(CF) is transmitted by which of the following?
(a) Aedes mosquitoes 
(b) Anopheles mosquitoes
(c) Lymphatic filariasis
(d) none of the above

Q6. Why does a ball bounce after falling?
(a) Elasticity
(b) Newton’s first law of motion
(c) Newton’s third law of motion
(d) Both (a) & (c) 

Q7. Why it is recommended to add salt to water while boiling pulses(dal)?
(a) By addition of salt, the boiling point of water increases 
(b) By addition of salt, the boiling point of water decreases
(c) Does not make any change to the boiling point of water
(d) none of the above

Q8. What is the normal temperature of human body on the Kelvin scale?
(a) 280K 
(b) 290K 
(c) 300K 
(d) 310K 

Q9. The phenomenon of genetic mutation cannot occur in—
(a) DNA 
(b) RNA 
(c) chromosome 
(d) ribosome

Q10. Which one among the following is not a living fossil? 
(a) Elephant Shrew 
(b) Ginkgo 
(c) Stromatolite 
(d) Diplodocus

Q11. What is MRI? 
(a) Magnetic Record of Intestines 
(b) Magnetic Recording of Investigations 
(c) Magnetic Resonance Imaging 
(d) Magnetic Resonance in Intestines

Q12. The branch of botany under which fungi is studied: 
(a) Phycology 
(b) Mycology 
(c) Ethology 
(d) Microbiology

Q13. Consider the following statements: 
1. Maximum covalency of carbon is 4, whereas maximum covalency of silicon is 6. 
2. The maximum covalency of an element is limited to 6. 
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ? 
(a) 1 only 
(b) 2 only 
(c) Both 1 and 2 
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q14. Why the sprinkling of water slightly reduces the temperature of a closed room?
(a) temperature of water is less than that of the room 
(b) specific heat of water is high 
(c) water has large latent heat of vaporisation 
(d) water is a bad conductor of heat

Q15. One feels heavier in a lift when the lift—
(a) is going down steadily 
(b) just begins to go up 
(c) is moving up steadily 
(d) descends freely


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