Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and Answers on General Awareness – Set 2

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and Answers on General Awareness – Set 2

 

1-Turpentine oil in paints is used as a

  1. Pigment
  2. Film forming material
  3. Thinner
  4. Drier

(Ans: c)

 

2-The following circuit element is an active component.

  1. Resistor
  2. Transistor
  3. Inductor
  4. Capacitor

(Ans: a)

 

3-Movements of tides are mostly determined by

  1. Albedo effect
  2. Wind velocity
  3. Rotation of the earth
  4. Revolution of the earth

(Ans: c)

 

4-Light wave projected on oil surface show seven colours due to the phenomenon of

  1. Polarisation
  2. Refraction
  3. Reflection
  4. Interference

(Ans: d)

 

5-Which of the following processes explains the splitting of a beam of white light into its constituent colours?

  1. Dispersion
  2. Reflection
  3. Diffraction
  4. Polarisation

(Ans: a)

 

6-Which of the following is a plant hormone?

  1. Insulin
  2. Thyroxin
  3. Gibberellin
  4. Estrogen

(Ans: b)

 

7-The very high heat of vaporisation of water is mainly a result of

  1. Vander Waals forces
  2. Covalent bond
  3. Interionic attraction
  4. Hydrogen bonding

(Ans: d)

 

8-Quartzite is metamorphosed from

  1. Limestone
  2. Plutonic rock
  3. Sandstone
  4. Shale

(Ans: c)

 

9-Kerosene oil rises in a wick of lantern because of

  1. Buoyancy of air
  2. Diffusion of the oil through the wick
  3. Capillary action in the wick
  4. Gravitational pull of the wick

(Ans: c)

 

10-The working of a microwave oven involves

  1. Absorption of microwaves by matter
  2. Reception of microwave by optical fibre
  3. Microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation
  4. Transmission of microwaves through a metal

(Ans: a)

 

11-The dimension of ‘linear momentum’ is same as that of

  1. Impulse
  2. Work
  3. Pressure
  4. Angular momentum

(Ans: a)

 

12-In which of the following thermodynamic process, there is no heat exchange with the surroundings?

  1. Isobaric
  2. Isochoric
  3. Isothermal
  4. Adiabatic

(Ans: d)

 

13-Flint glasses are used to make

  1. Eyeglasses
  2. Mirror
  3. Bottle
  4. Doors and windows

(Ans: a)

 

14-The ‘Colima’ volcano is situated in

  1. Mexico
  2. Japan
  3. Venezuela
  4. Chile

(Ans: a)

 

15-Which of the part protects human eye?

  1. Iris
  2. Pupil
  3. Cornea
  4. Retina

(Ans: c)