General Science Mcqs for PPSC, FPSC, NTS

Which is the hottest planet in our Solar system?

A. Venus
B. Neptune
C. Mars
D. None of these

What is the symbol of Gold?

A. Ag
B. Au
C. S
D. None

Which term describes the emission of light by a living organism

A. Natural light
B. Bioluminescence
C. Illumination
D. Mimicry

If there is no capillarity?

A. It would be impossible to use a kerosene lamp
B. The blotting paper would fail to function
C. There would have been no plants on earth
D. All of above

The major component of honey is_________?

A. Glucose
B. Sucrose
C. Maltose
D. Fructose

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

A man is standing on a weighing machine in a lift which is moving. The weighing machine slow MINIMUM reading when the lift is moving?

A. Upward with uniform speed
B. Downward with uniform acceleration
C. In a free fall due to failure of the lift mechanism
D. None of these

The property by virtue of which metals can be beaten into thin sheets is known as?

A. Ductility
B. Malleability 
C. Conductivity
D. Density

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

During a total solar eclipse there is most likely to be_____________?

A. A decrease in the rate of photosynthesis
B. An increase in the rate of photosynthesis
C. A decrease in the rate of respiration
D. No effect on either photosynthesis or respiration


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