General Science Trivia Questions And Facts! Knowledge Test

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General Science Trivia Questions And Facts! Knowledge Test

How big of a science geek are you? Do you think that you are almost at the genius level? Below is a general science trivia quiz that is designed to see if you are indeed as you think you are when it comes to this field. Do give it a shot and see how well you will do. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The organisms that cause disease are called 
    • A. 

      Vectors 

    • B. 

      Pathogens 

    • C. 

      Reservoirs 

    • D. 

      Symptoms

  • 2. 
    The disease carrying agents are called
    • A. 

      Vectors 

    • B. 

      Pathogens 

    • C. 

      Symptoms 

    • D. 

      Reservoirs

  • 3. 
    The animals which do not affected by the pahtogen carry pathogens for a long time are called 
    • A. 

      Pathogens 

    • B. 

      Symptoms 

    • C. 

      Vectors 

    • D. 

      Reservoirs

  • 4. 
    Leaf Blight in Rice is caused by 
    • A. 

      Virus 

    • B. 

      Bacteria 

    • C. 

      Fungus 

    • D. 

      Protozoa

  • 5. 
    The fungus produces small spores known as 
    • A. 

       Fronds 

    • B. 

      Calyx 

    • C. 

       Conidia 

    • D. 

      Ranvier

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the common disease in ground nut? 
    • A. 

      Red Rot 

    • B. 

      Tikka disease 

    • C. 

      Wheat rust 

    • D. 

      Blast of rice

  • 7. 
    Which of the following vitamins are fat soluble? 
    • A. 

      Vitamin A and D 

    • B. 

      Vitamin E 

    • C. 

      Vitamin K 

    • D. 

       All the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following vitamins are water soluble? 
    • A. 

      Vitamin A 

    • B. 

      Vitamin E and K 

    • C. 

      Vitamin B and C 

    • D. 

      Vitamin D

  • 9. 
    Vitamin A is called 
    • A. 

      Thiamine 

    • B. 

      Ratinol 

    • C. 

      Riboflovin 

    • D. 

      Pyridoxin

  • 10. 
    Vitamin B1 is called 
    • A. 

      Pyridoxin 

    • B. 

      Rationol 

    • C. 

      Niacin 

    • D. 

      Thiamine

  • 11. 
    Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) is available in 
    • A. 

      Brown rice 

    • B. 

      Potatoes 

    • C. 

      Liver, eggs 

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 12. 
    Vitamin is Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) available in 
    • A. 

      Meat 

    • B. 

      Broccoli 

    • C. 

      Avocados 

    • D. 

       All the above

  • 13. 
    Which of the following vitamin is essential for eyes? 
    • A. 

       Vitamin C 

    • B. 

       Vitamin B 

    • C. 

       Vitamin A 

    • D. 

       Vitamin D

  • 14. 
    Which of the following vitamin is essential for the development of red blood cells? 
    • A. 

      Vitamin A 

    • B. 

      Vitamin B12 

    • C. 

       Vitamin C 

    • D. 

      Vitamin K

  • 15. 
    Which of the following vitamin helps in coagulation of blood? 
    • A. 

      Vitamin A 

    • B. 

      Vitamin C 

    • C. 

      Vitamin K 

    • D. 

      Vitamin D

  • 16. 
    Which of the following Vitamin Causes Beri-Beri? 
    • A. 

      Vitamin C 

    • B. 

       Vitamin B1 

    • C. 

      Vitamin E 

    • D. 

      Vitamin K

  • 17. 
    Which of the following Vitamin Causes Ariboflavinosis ? 
    • A. 

      Vitamin B2 

    • B. 

       Vitamin D 

    • C. 

      Vitamin C 

    • D. 

      Vitamin A

  • 18. 
    Which of the following Vitamin deficiency causes Pellagra? 
    • A. 

      Vitamin K 

    • B. 

      B3 (Niacin) 

    • C. 

      Vitamin D 

    • D. 

      Vitamin A

  • 19. 
    Which of the following Vitamin deficiency causes Anemia? 
    • A. 

      Vitamin D 

    • B. 

      Vitamin K 

    • C. 

      Vitamin B12 

    • D. 

      Vitamin E

  • 20. 
    Which of the following endocrine gland secretes Adrenaline Hormone? 
    • A. 

       Hypothalamus 

    • B. 

      Adrenal Medulla 

    • C. 

      Anterior Pituitary 

    • D. 

      Parathyroid

  • 21. 
    Which of the following endocrine gland secretes Thyrotropin releasing hormone? 
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus 

    • B. 

      Parathyroid 

    • C. 

      Posterior Pituitary 

    • D. 

      Anterior Pituitary

  • 22. 
    Which of the following endocrine gland secretes Progesterone Hormone? 
    • A. 

      Hypothalamus 

    • B. 

      Anterior Pituitary 

    • C. 

       Parathyroid 

    • D. 

      Ovary

  • 23. 
    Funk invented- 
    • A. 

      Vitamins

    • B. 

      Hormones

    • C. 

      Proteins 

    • D. 

      Enzymes

  • 24. 
    What are vitamins? 
    • A. 

      Organic compound 

    • B. 

      Inorganic compound

    • C. 

      Living organism

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 25. 
    Which one of the following groups of compounds is called ‘accessory dietary factor”? 
    • A. 

       Fats

    • B. 

      Hormones

    • C. 

      Proteins

    • D. 

      Vitamins

  • 26. 
    Which of the following elements is not essential for plant growth? 
    • A. 

      Sodium

    • B. 

      Potassium

    • C. 

      Calcium

    • D. 

      Magnesium

  • 27. 
    Vitamin B5 is called? 
    • A. 

      Pantothenic acid

    • B. 

      Folic acid

    • C. 

      Ratinol

    • D. 

      Tocopherol 

  • 28. 
    Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given substances in the decreasing order of their densities? 
    • A. 

      Steel > Mercury > Gold 

    • B. 

      Gold > Mercury > Steel

    • C. 

      Steel > Gold > Mercury

    • D. 

      Gold > Steel > Mercury

  • 29. 
    When eno salt is poured into the water, bubbles forms, which is due to- 
    • A. 

      O₂ gas

    • B. 

       CO₂ gas

    • C. 

       CO gas

    • D. 

      H₂ gas

  • 30. 
    The chemical used as a ‘fixer’ in photography is- 
    • A. 

      Sodium sulphate

    • B. 

      Sodium thiosulphate

    • C. 

      Ammonium persulphate

    • D. 

      Borax

  • 31. 
    Which one of the following is viscous? 
    • A. 

       Alcohol

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Honey

    • D. 

      Gasoline

  • 32. 
    Brass gets fade colour in air due to the presence of- 
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Hydrogen Sulphide

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Nitrogen 

  • 33. 
    Human eye is most sensitive to visible light of the wavelength 
    • A. 

      655nm

    • B. 

      555nm

    • C. 

      455nm

    • D. 

      755nm

  • 34. 
    The wave length extension of visible light is- 
    • A. 

       Between 200–900 nm

    • B. 

      Between 250–850 nm

    • C. 

      Between 300–800 nm 

    • D. 

      Between 390–780 nm

  • 35. 
    The speed of light will be minimum while passing through- 
    • A. 

      Glass

    • B. 

      Vacuum

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

       Air

  • 36. 
    For shaving, one uses- 
    • A. 

      Concave mirror

    • B. 

      Plain mirror

    • C. 

      Convex mirror

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 37. 
    Which of the following lens is used to minimize Myopia? 
    • A. 

       Convex lens

    • B. 

      Concave lens

    • C. 

      Cylindrical lens

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 38. 
    Baryllium Sulphate is less soluble in water due to
    • A. 

      High inflammable energy

    • B. 

      Low Energy of dissociation

    • C. 

      Low inflammable energy

    • D. 

      Lonic band

  • 39. 
    What is the name of that system, which uses radioactivity to decide the period of materials of-pre-historic period ?
    • A. 

      Radium dating

    • B. 

      Uranium dating

    • C. 

      Carbon dating

    • D. 

      Deuterium dating

  • 40. 
    Cement is made hard with
    • A. 

      Dehydration

    • B. 

      Hydration and dissociation of water 

    • C. 

      Dissociation of water

    • D. 

      Polymerisation

  • 41. 
    • A. 

      Energy is always absorbed 

    • B. 

      Energy in always released

    • C. 

      More energy is released than is absorbed

    • D. 

      Energy is neither released nor absorbed

  • 42. 
    Which among the following is a carbohydrate ?
    • A. 

      Nylon

    • B. 

      Cane-sugar

    • C. 

      Turpentine

    • D. 

      Hydrogen peroxide

  • 43. 
    “All the four quantum numbers of two electrons in an atom are not the same.” It is the law of —
    • A. 

      Hund’s  

    • B. 

      Exclusion Principle of Pauli

    • C. 

      Uncertainty Principle of Hiesenberg

    • D. 

      Avogadro’s Law

  • 44. 
    Commercial nitric acid is coloured because it contains dissolved
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Nitrous oxide

    • C. 

       Nitrogen dioxide

    • D. 

      Coloured impurities

  • 45. 
    Fertiliser having high nitrogen content is :
    • A. 

       Urea

    • B. 

       Ammonium sulphate 

    • C. 

      Ammonium nitrate 

    • D. 

      Calcium citrate

  • 46. 
    What among following is used to produce artificial rain ?
    • A. 

      Copper oxide

    • B. 

      Carbon monoxide

    • C. 

      Silver iodide

    • D. 

      Silver nitrate 

  • 47. 
    How much carbon does steel contain? 
    • A. 

      0.1% – 1.5%

    • B. 

       7 – 10%

    • C. 

      10 – 50%

    • D. 

      Zero

  • 48. 
    Mercury thermometers can be used to measure temperature up to 
    • A. 

      260°C

    • B. 

       100°C

    • C. 

      360°C

    • D. 

      500°C

  • 49. 
    The temperature of a gas is measured with a 
    • A. 

      Platinum resistance thermometer 

    • B. 

      Pyrometer 

    • C. 

      Gas thermometer

    • D. 

      Vapour pressure thermometer

  • 50. 
    The temperature of the sun is measured with 
    • A. 

      Platinum thermometer

    • B. 

      Pyrometer

    • C. 

      Gas thermometer

    • D. 

      Vapour pressure thermometer