Science Quiz for SSC CHSL 2016

Q1.Which of the following produces the most solid waste?
(a) Agriculture
(b) Nuclear Power Plants
(c) Manufacturing
(d) Packaging Industry

Q2.Potassium Permanganate is used for purifying drinking water, because_________

(a) It is a reducing agent
(b) It is an oxidising agent
(c) It is a sterilising agent
(d) It dissolves the impurities of water

Q3.Spraying of DDT on crops causes pollution of __________
(a) Air & Soil
(b) Crops & Air
(c) Soil & Water
(d) Air & Water

Q4.Which cells in pancreas produce Insulin ?
(a) Thymus
(b) Estrogen
(c) Corpus epididymis
(d) Islets of Langerhans

Q5.When we see an object, the image formed on the retina is ________
(a) Real and inverted
(b) Real and erect
(c) Virtual and erect
(d) Virtual and inverted

Q6.Kinetic energy depends on—
(a) the velocity or speed of the moving body.
(b) the mass of the moving body
(c) the pressure of the moving body
(d) both mass and velocity of the moving body

Q7.In which form is the supplied heat energy stored during change in temperature of substance?
(a) Heat energy
(b) Kinetic energy
(c) Potential energy
(d) Both kinetic and potential energy

Q8.Atoms of same element having different mass numbers are called__________
(a) Isobars
(b) Isotopes
(c) Isotones
(d) Isomers

Q9. Which of the following elements is non-radioactive?
(a) Uranium 
(b) Thorium
(c) Plutonium 
(d) Zirconium 

Q10. Nitrification means–
(a) Liquifaction of nitrogen 
(b) Convert the atmospheric nitrogen to effective nitrogen compound
(c) Production of nitrogen from air 
(d) Conversion of nitrogen to nitric acid. 

Q11. The pancreas secretes—
(a) Insulin
(b) Bile juice
(c) Peptic juice
(d) None of these

Q12. ORS is given in—
(a) Measles
(b) Tetanus
(c) Diarrhoea
(d) Typhoid

Q13. An Almirah is a solid because its—
(a) density is very high
(b) hard and rigid
(c) shape doesn’t change when pressed
(d) All of these

Q14. What are the characteristics of the particles of matter? 
(1) Particles of matter are in continuous motion 
(2) Particles of matters do not have spaces between them 
(3) Particles of matter attract each other
(4) Particles of matter are very large in size. 
(a) (1), (2) and (3) are correct
(b) (2) and (3) are correct
(c) (1) and (3) are correct
(d) All of these

Q15. Which of the following is cold blooded? 
(a) Fish 
(b) Frog 
(c) Lizard 
(d) All of these




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