General Studies MCQ Questions and Answers

General Studies MCQ Questions and Answers

1- Which of the following groups of the planets are called the ‘Gas Giants’ of the solar system?

(A) Mars, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune

(B) Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto

(C) Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune

(D) All of the above


2- Which of the following statements is/are correct in terms of effects of the revolution of the Earth around the Sun?

(i) Seasonal changes in the weather condition

(ii) Variation in the length of day and night

(iii) Causes the day and night

(iv) Causes the movement of water in oceans

(A) (i) only

(B) (i) and (ii) only

(C) (i), (ii) and (iii) only

(D) (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)


3- Which of the following terms is appropriate for the transitional area between the two diverse ecosystems or biomes?

(A) Environment

(B) Ecotone

(C) Population

(D) Ecotope


4- Dengue fever is caused due to biting of which of the following female mosquitos?

(A) Anopheles gambiae

(B) Culex pipiens

(C) Aedes aegypti

(D) Psorophora howardii


5- Which of the following are the main air pollutants released from the industry through usage of conventional Energy Sources?

(A) Nitrogen and Hydrogen Sulphide

(B) Nitrogen and Sulphur

(C) Sulphur dioxide and Nitrous Oxide

(D) None of the above


6- Which of the following diseases is not caused by the virus?

(A) Diphtheria

(B) Measles

(C) Mumps

(D) Rabies


7- The proportion of incident light that is reflected by a surface, typically that of a planet or moon is called as _______.

(A) Abscorbo

(B) Lobedo

(C) Placebo

(D) Albedo


8- Which of the following is not a major source of methane?

(A) Landfills

(B) Mountain rivers

(C) Rice Agriculture

(D) Wetlands


9- Which of the following waves/rays are produced during radioactive nuclear changes?

(A) Infrared rays

(B) Light waves

(C) X-rays

(D) Gama rays


10- The Rainbow is an example of combined phenomena of _______.

(A) Reflection, Refraction and Interference

(B) Scattering, Dispersion and refraction

(C) Dispersion, Scattering and Interference

(D) Dispersion, Refraction and Reflection



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