Science Questions for SSC CGL Exam 2017


Dear Students, SSC CGL Pre 2017 Exam is scheduled tentatively in the month of AUGUST 2017. At SSC ADDA, we are providing 15 important SCIENCE QUESTIONS based on previous year. SSC repeats many previous years questions. Every day, we provide quizzes on all the topics of General Studies.

Q1. Properties of elements are determined by
(a) Atomic number
(b) Atomic weight
(c) Neutrons
(d) Protons

Q2. The raw materials used in the manufacture of glass are
(a) Sand, soda and limestone
(b) Sand, charcoal and soda
(c) Limestone, charcoal and sulphur
(d) Sand, sulphur and soda

Q3. Acetyl salicylic acid is an intermediate compound in the manufacture of
(a) Penicillin
(b) Streptomycin
(c) Aspirin
(d) Sulfapyridine

Q4. Cinnabar is an ore of —
(a) copper
(b) iron
(c) mercury
(d) lead

Q5. Sindur, the sacred material used by Hindus, is a compound of
(a) Zinc
(b) Lead
(c) Tin
(d) Copper

Q6. Sodium in kept in kerosene because it
(a) Remains fresh
(b) Starts burning in air
(c) Is saved from evaporation
(d) None of these

Q7. Starch is a polymer of
(a) Glucose units
(b) Fructose units
(c) Galactose units
(d) None of the above

Q8. Steel can be softened to any desired extent by
(a) Tempering
(b) Annealing
(c) Nitriding
(d) Case hardening

Q9. Stereoisomers which are related to each other as non-superposable mirror images are called
(a) Enantiomers
(b) Diastereomers
(c) Racemic compounds
(d) Meso compounds

Q10. Which of the following has the same atomic number and atomic weight?
(a) Hydrogen
(b) Helium
(c) Oxygen
(d) Nitrogen

Q11. Glass is a good
(a) Insulator
(b) Semi-conductor
(c) Electrical conductor
(d) Thermal conductor

Q12. Which of these metals is used in storage batteries?
(a) Copper
(b) Lead
(c) Aluminium
(d) Zinc

Q13. The acetic acid content of vinegar is
(a) 10%
(b) 50%
(c) 1%
(d) 5-8%

Q14. Which of the following oxides will give a metal on heating?
(a) AI_2 O_3
(b) HgO
(c) ZnO
(d) TiO_2

Q15. The branch of chemistry dealing with the accurate determination of the amounts of various substances is called
(a) Biochemistry
(b) Inorganic chemistry
(c) Organometallic chemistry
(d) Analytical chemistry

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