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Here is a Simple post about Solved Everyday Science MCQs for FPSC, PPSC, NTS and other job tests. This post contains 50 Solved Important Multiple choice questions regarding daily Science and General Science. People who are looking to attempt any job test should practice these questions. Everyday science Quiz is important for job tests. These MCQs are taken from Caravan General Knowledge book.

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1. The most important stimulant in tea leaves is _____

(a) Brucine
(b) caffeine
(c) Phenylalanine
(d) Theine

(b) caffeine

2. Dolly is the name of the ______

(a) First cloned sheep
(b) First cloned monkey
(c) First test-tube baby
(d) First human fossil

(a) First cloned sheep

3. Which part of the camera is analogue to the retina in the human eye?

(a) Lens
(b) Film
(c) Aperture
(d) Shutter

(b) Film

4. When a person enters a dark room from the bright light he is not able to see clearly for a little while because of the  ________

(a) Eye is unable to adjust itself immediately
(b) Retina becomes insensitive momentarily
(c) Iris is unable to dilate the pupil immediately
(d) The distance between the lens and retina take time to adjust

(c) Iris is unable to dilate the pupil immediately

5. What is the average adult pulse rate?

(a) 140-150
(b) 115-125
(c) 72-80
(d) 60

(c) 72-80

6. The beautiful colour patterns exhibited by a peacock in its tail feathers are due to

(a) Selective absorption of light
(b) Selective reflection of light
(c) Interference of light
(d) The natural colour pattern of feathers

(a) Selective absorption of light

7. A lake starts freezing because of the cold atmosphere. It will first freeze _______

(a) At the bottom
(b) in the middle part
(c) At the top surface
(d) Uniformly throughout the water body

(c) At the top surface

8. The sun appears red at sunrise and sunset while it appears white at noon because _________

(a) Of refraction
(b) It is cooler at sunrise and at sunset
(c) Of diffraction leading to red and of the spectrum reaching the earth
(d) Of scattering of light due to dust particles and air molecules 

(d) Of scattering of light due to dust particles and air molecules 

9. An astronaut inside a spacecraft is in a state of weightlessness. This implies that _________

(a) The mass of the astronaut is reduced to zero
(b) Gravity inside the spacecraft ceases to act
(c) The astronaut is outside the influence of the earth’s gravitational force
(d) The astronaut and the spacecraft are both in a free-falling state 

(d) The astronaut and the spacecraft are both in a free-falling state 

10. An iceberg is floating in the sea. How much of its mass will remain above the surface of the water?

(a) One tenth
(b) One fifth
(c) One fourth
(d) One third

(a) One tenth

11. Most of the ozone in the atmosphere is concentrated in the _____

(a) Mesosphere
(b) Troposphere
(c) Stratosphere
(d) Ionosphere

(c) Stratosphere

12. The cow’s milk contains how much amount of water in terms of percentage?

(a) 60%
(b) 65%
(c) 72%
(d) 30% 

(d) 30% 

13. T.V. transmission cannot cover a very large area because

(a) the strength of T.V. waves is very limited
(b) the picture cannot be transmitted steady after a specific distance
(c) the shape of the earth is spherical
(d) the air is not a good conductor of light and sound/waves

(c) the shape of the earth is spherical

14. The Green House Effect is caused by an excess of

(a) Carbon dioxide
(b) Carbon monoxide
(c) Carbon tetrachloride
(d) None of the above

(a) Carbon dioxide

15. Bats can also fly in the dark because they are capable of taking the help of _______

(a) ultraviolet waves
(b) Ultrasonic Waves
(c) Electromagnetic Waves
(d) Special Retina

(b) Ultrasonic Waves

16. What is ‘Steaith Technology’?

(a) A device which when attached to an aircraft makes it invisible on the radar
(b) A coating which reduces the visibility of an aircraft on a radar
(c) A technology by which it is possible for the aircrafts to spy on the enemy air-space
(d) A technology by using which paratroopers can be dropped stealthily behind the enemy columns.

(b) A coating which reduces the visibility of an aircraft on a radar

17. The primary function of the feathers in birds is to

(a) Provide insulation for preserving body heat
(b) Provide striking surface to the wings for flying
(c) Make the body surface waterproof
(d) impart colouration for species as well as sex recognition

(b) Provide striking surface to the wings for flying

18. The rear-view mirror of a motor vehicle is ____

(a) Concave
(b) Plane
(c) Convex
(d) Biconcave

(c) Convex

19. Lead bail falls through water more slowly than through air because of _____

(a) The value of ‘g’ is less in water
(b) Density of air is less than that of water
(c) Of the viscous force in water
(d) 0f the surface tension of water

(c) Of the viscous force in water

20. A Fahrenheit thermometer indicates a temperature of 14°F. Its corresponding reading on the Celsius scale will be

(a) 20°C
(b) -10°c
(c) + 10°C
(d) + 20°C

(b) -10°c

21. Which one of the following sets of colour combinations is added in colour vision on TV?

(a) Red, green and blue
(b) Orange, black and violet
(c) White, red and yellow
(d) Yellow, green and blue

(a) Red, green and blue

22. A train goes past a railway station at a high speed. A young boy standing on the edge of the platform is likely to ______

(a) Remain unaffected
(b) Fail away from the train
(c) Fall towards the train
(d) Fall away from or towards the train depending upon the speed

(c) Fall towards the train

23. Water is a highly effective coolant for a car engine because of ______

(a) Water is the good conductor of heat
(b) Water has the very high specific heat capacity
(c) Water boils at a comparatively high temperature
(d) Evaporation of water produces a lot of cooling

(a) Water is the good conductor of heat

24. Scalding with steam is more severe than scalding by boiling water because

(a) Steam can penetrate the skin
(b) Steam is at a higher temperature
(c) Steam contains more energy than boiling water
(d) Steam is at a higher pressure

(c) Steam contains more energy than boiling water

25. In order to prevent the corrosion of iron pipes, they are often coated with a layer of zinc. This process is termed as _____

(a) Electroplating
(b) Annealing
(c) Galvanisation
(d) Vulcanisation

(c) Galvanisation

26. The cracking sound heard when dry hair is combed with a hard rubber comb is due to ________

(a) The hair barging against the charged comb
(b) Small electric sparks
(c) The rubbing of the comb with the hair
(d) None of the above 

(d) None of the above 

27. Detergents dissolved in water help in cleaning clothes by

(a) Increasing the temperature of the water
(b) Reacting chemically with dirt
(c) Reducing the surface tension of water
(d) Dissolving dirt

(c) Reducing the surface tension of water

28. The absorption of ink by blotting paper involves

(a) Viscosity of ink
(b) Capillary action phenomenon
(c) Diffusion of ink through the blotting
(d) Syphon action

(b) Capillary action phenomenon

29. Materials for rain-proof coats and tents owe their waterproof properties to _______

(a) Surface tension
(b) Viscosity
(c) Specific gravity
(d) Elasticity

(a) Surface tension

30. A satellite moving around the earth with a uniform speed has _________

(a) An accelerated motion
(b) No acceleration at all
(c) Uniform acceleration
(d) Uneven acceleration

(c) Uniform acceleration

31. For being able to see three-dimensional pictures we have to use _______

(a) A binocular
(b) A camera
(c) An epidiascope
(d) A stereoscope

(c) An epidiascope

32. Water has a maximum density at ______

(a) 0°C
(b) 4°C
(c) 4°K
(d) 43°C

(b) 4°C

33. The theory of Expanding Universe was first propounded by

(a) Einstein
(b) Newton
(c) Galileo
(d) Hubble

(d) Hubble

34. An instrument to detect the purity of milk is

(a) Lactometer
(b) Hygrometer
(c) Manometer
(d) Sonometer

(a) Lactometer

35. Consider the following statements: If there was no capillarity

1. It would be impossible to use a kerosene lamp.
2. One would not be able to use a straw to consume a soft drink.
3. The blotting paper would fail to function.
4. There would have been no plants on earth.

of the statements

(a) 1, 2 and 3 are correct
(b) 2 and 4 are correct
(c) 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct
(d) 1, 3 and 4 are correct

(d) 1, 3 and 4 are correct

36. Water vapour beyond the dew point result in ______

(a) Precipitation
(b) Hailstorm
(c) Condensation
(d) Formation of ice

(c) Condensation

37. The main chemical substance present in the bones and teeth of animals is ______

(a) Sodium Chloride
(b) Sugar
(c) Calcium Phosphate
(d) Calcium sulphate

(c) Calcium Phosphate

38. The major component of honey is _____

(a) Glucose
(b) Sucrose
(c) Maltose
(d) Fructose

(a) Glucose

39. The working principle of a washing machine is

(a) Centrifugation
(b) Dialysis
(c) Reverse osmosis
(d) Diffusion

(a) Centrifugation

40. Radioactivity was first discovered by ______

(a) Pasteur
(b) Newton
(c) Watson
(d) Henry Becquerel

(d) Henry Becquerel

41. Which gas is commonly used in balloons and airships?

(a) Hydrogen
(b) Helium
(c) Carbon
(d) Hydrogen Sulphide

(b) Helium

42. A slow-running pendulum clock can be speeded up by _____

(a) Increasing the length of the rod
(b) Increasing the weight of the bob
(c) Reducing the length of the rod
(d) Reducing the weight of the bob

(c) Reducing the length of the rod

43. A man is standing on a weighing machine in a lift which is moving. The weighing machine will show a MINIMUM reading when the lift is moving ______

(a) Upward with uniform speed
(b) Downward with uniform acceleration
(c) Upward with uniform acceleration
(d) In a free fall due to the failure of the lift mechanism

(d) In a free fall due to the failure of the lift mechanism

44. The approximate intensity level of the sound which can cause damage to the eardrum is  ______

(a) 20 dB
(b) 60 dB
(c) 100 dB
(d) 160 dB

(c) 100 dB

45. Fuse wire is made of

(a) 63% tin and 37% lead
(b) 63% lead and 37% tin
(c) 63% tin and 37% aluminium
(d) 63% lead and 37% aluminium

(a) 63% tin and 37% lead

46. Which one of the following is the main culprit in the thinning of the Ozone layer in the earth’s stratosphere?

(a) Carbon dioxide
(b) Chlorofluorocarbons
(c) Nitrogen oxides
(d) Methane

(c) Nitrogen oxides

47. Steering of a car involves

(a) A single force
(b) Two forces acting in the same direction
(c) Two forces acting along different lines and in opposite direction
(d) A pair of forces acting along the same line and in opposite direction

(d) A pair of forces acting along the same line and in opposite direction

48. The property by virtue of which metals be beaten into thin sheets is known as ______

(a) Ductility
(b) Malleability
(c) Conductivity
(d) Density

(b) Malleability

49. The sky appears blue because of the earth’s atmosphere _____

(a) Scatters blue light
(b) Reflects blue light
(c) Transmits Niue light
(d) Has actual blue cover

(b) Reflects blue light

50. A tight-rope walker carries a long pole which he holds across his body. The purpose of this pole is to ________

(a) Prop him up if he falls
(b) Spread out his weight and reduce the pressure on the rope
(c) Add extra weight to keep the rope tightly stretched
(d) To keep the centre of gravity always vertically above the rope

(d) To keep the centre of gravity always vertically above the rope

All Everyday Science MCQs are updated as on 16.04.2018. I have tried my level best to check and post the answers correctly. But if you find any mistake or there is an update regarding any questions, inform us by commenting on this post or Click Here to Contact Us.

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