General Awareness – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

General Awareness – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

1-What process causes the heat in the Earth’s interior?

(A) Volcanoes

(B) Radioactive decay of isotopes

(C) Greenhouse effect

(D) All of the above


2-BTU is a measurement of

(A) Volume

(B) Area

(C) Heat

(D) Temperature


3-Which is the largest human chromosome?

(A) Y Chromosome

(B) X Chromosome

(C) Chromosome 21

(D) Chromosome 1


4-Which enzyme is used in textile industry as a softening agent for starched clothes?


(B) Biotin

(C) Amylases

(D) Trypsin


5-Which gas, known as Laughing Gas, is used as a mild anesthetic?

(A) Sulphur Dioxide

(B) Carbon Dioxide

(C) Nitrous Oxide

(D) Methane


6-The highest point of the normal blood pressure range in human body is called

(A) Hypertension

(B) Hypotension

(C) Systolic Pressure

(D) Diastolic Pressure


7-Modern refrigerators usually use which refrigerant?

(A) Freon

(B) HFC-134a

(C) Halons

(D) Ammonia


8-Identify two more states of matter other than solid, liquid and gas.

(A) Native, Amorphous

(B) Plasma, Bose-Einstein condensate

(C) Super-critical, Amorphous

(E) None of the above


9-What kind of waves do radars use?

(A) Sonic waves

(B) Ultrasound waves

(C) Radio waves

(D) None of the above


10-Light rays emerging from a cinema machine spread wide on the screen due to

(A) Polarization

(B) Interference

(C) Dispersion

(D) Diffraction



1-(B), 2-(C), 3-(D), 4-(C), 5-(C), 6-(C), 7-(B), 8-(B), 9-(C), 10-(D)