Mock Test: Interesting Science And Geography Trivia Facts Quiz

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Mock Test: Interesting Science And Geography Trivia Facts Quiz

Below is a Mock Test on Interesting Science and Geography Trivia Facts. It is perfect for the geography students looking to refresh their understanding on what they have learnt in their school years. Are you feeling up to the challenge? How about you give it a shot and get to see how well you will do. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which among the following indicates Vitamin B12?
    • A. 

      Niacin

    • B. 

      Pyridoxine

    • C. 

      Cobalamine

    • D. 

      Thiamine

  • 2. 
    Hodophobia is the fear of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Sleeping

    • B. 

      Travel

    • C. 

      Drugs

    • D. 

      Cattle

  • 3. 
    “Pratham” the first animal born in 1990 by the IVF (In-vitro Fertilization) at the National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal was a _______ _?
    • A. 

      Cow

    • B. 

      Buffalo

    • C. 

      Sheep

    • D. 

      Goat

  • 4. 
    Genetic Modification (GM) technique RIDL was in the news. RIDL is being developed for combating which of the following disease?
    • A. 

      Swine Flu

    • B. 

      Malaria

    • C. 

      Cancer

    • D. 

      AIDS

  • 5. 
    Which among the following acid is NOT a Vitamin?
    • A. 

      Folic Acid

    • B. 

      Oleic Acid

    • C. 

      Pantothenic Acid

    • D. 

      Ascorbic Acid

  • 6. 
    Which among the following is found in a Bacteriophage?
    • A. 

      Only RNA

    • B. 

      Only DNA

    • C. 

      Both RNA & DNA

    • D. 

      Either RNA or DNA

  • 7. 
    The correct group of animals that suffer from the “Foot & Mouth” disease is as follows:
    • A. 

      Only Cattle

    • B. 

      Cattle & Sheeps

    • C. 

      Cattle and Pigs

    • D. 

      Cattle, Sheeps and Pigs

  • 8. 
    Turmeric belongs to from which one of the following families of plants? 
    • A. 

      Radish

    • B. 

      Ginger

    • C. 

      Onion

    • D. 

      Clove

  • 9. 
    For which of the following diseases first successful vaccination was developed (it is caused by Variola virus)? 
    • A. 

      Cow pox

    • B. 

      Chicken pox

    • C. 

      Small pox

    • D. 

      Polio

  • 10. 
    In which of the following era began the Self-replicating RNA molecules on Earth?
    • A. 

      Basin Era

    • B. 

      Nectarian Era

    • C. 

      Early Imbrian

    • D. 

      Cryptic Era

  • 11. 
    What fraction of Body’s calcium is stored in bones and teeth?
    • A. 

      85%

    • B. 

      90%

    • C. 

      94%

    • D. 

      99%

  • 12. 
    Which among the following is NOT a true bast fiber?
    • A. 

      Jute

    • B. 

      Hemp

    • C. 

      Flax

    • D. 

      Cotton

  • 13. 
    The metals in which among the following groups are required in maximum quantities in a living organism?
    • A. 

      Potassium, Manganese, Molybdenum, Calcium

    • B. 

      Potassium, Molybdenum, Copper, Calcium

    • C. 

      Pottassium,Sodium, Magnesium, Calcium

    • D. 

      Sodium, Magnesium, Copper, Manganese

  • 14. 
    Which among the following helps to determine the character of a cell?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Chromosomes

    • C. 

      Genes

    • D. 

      Plasma

  • 15. 
    What name has been given to the fear of crossing roads?
    • A. 

      Arthrophobia

    • B. 

      Atychiphobia

    • C. 

      Aichmophobia

    • D. 

      Agyrophobia

  • 16. 
    What is the average life of Red Blood cells in our body?
    • A. 

      30-40 days

    • B. 

      70-80 days

    • C. 

      100-120 days

    • D. 

      160-180 days

  • 17. 
    Which of the following plant growth hormone was recognized by Japanese scientists?
    • A. 

      Auxin

    • B. 

      Gibberellins

    • C. 

      Abscisic acid

    • D. 

      Cytokinin

  • 18. 
    Which among the following does not fall in the category of morbid fear or Phobia?
    • A. 

      Claustrophobia

    • B. 

      Photophobia

    • C. 

      Algophobia

    • D. 

      Anthophobia

  • 19. 
    Which among the following is the correct location of the pyloric sphincter in the human body?
    • A. 

      Between Oral cavity and esophagus

    • B. 

      Between Esophagus and Stomach

    • C. 

      Between Stomach and duodenum

    • D. 

      Between duodenum and Jejunum

  • 20. 
    In which of the following, the cellular power plants – Mitochondria are absent?
    • A. 

      Red algae

    • B. 

      Green Algae

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Brown Algae

  • 21. 
    When a piece of quicklime is dipped in water, it gives bubbles. This bubbling is due to which of the following?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • C. 

      Water Vapour

    • D. 

      Hydrogen

  • 22. 
    Which among the following acid is used to ascertain, whether pure Ghee has been adulterated with Vanaspati or Margarine?
    • A. 

      Sulphuric Acid

    • B. 

      Nitric Acid

    • C. 

      Hydrochloric Acid

    • D. 

      Boric Acid

  • 23. 
    Mizoroki-Heck reaction is catalyzed by which of the following metals?
    • A. 

      Rhodium

    • B. 

      Sodium

    • C. 

      Palladium

    • D. 

      Osmium

  • 24. 
    Which among the following is used in preparing windows for X-Ray Tubes ?
    • A. 

      Barium

    • B. 

      Beryllium

    • C. 

      Magnesium

    • D. 

      Calcium

  • 25. 
    Which among the following first increases than decreases in a Period of a periodic table?
    • A. 

      Metallic property

    • B. 

      Chemical Reactiveness

    • C. 

      Valency

    • D. 

      Electron affinity

  • 26. 
    Which among the following were not discovered by the time , Mendeleev published his periodic table?
    • A. 

      Lathanides

    • B. 

      Actinides

    • C. 

      Noble Gases

    • D. 

      Halogens

  • 27. 
    Ekaboron was an element predicted by Mendeleev and he leaved a space for it in his Periodic Table. Later Ekaboron was identified with _____?
    • A. 

      Gallium

    • B. 

      Scandium

    • C. 

      Technitium

    • D. 

      Germanium

  • 28. 
    Which among the following allotropes of Oxygen is found in 6 phases under various pressures and temperatures?
    • A. 

      Ozone

    • B. 

      Tetra oxygen

    • C. 

      Octaoxygen

    • D. 

      None of them

  • 29. 
    Buckeyballs are basically the allotropes of _________?
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Sulfur

    • C. 

      Phosphorus

    • D. 

      Calcium

  • 30. 
    What is the number of synthetic elements in periodic Table?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      22

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      26

  • 31. 
    .Which among the following is not a ‘heriditary’ disease?
    • A. 

      Thalessemia

    • B. 

      Colour-Blindness

    • C. 

      Haemophilia

    • D. 

      Leukemia

  • 32. 
    The bacterium ‘Escherichia coli’ is found mainly in:
    • A. 

      Human Intestine

    • B. 

      Pteridophytes

    • C. 

      Root Nodules of leguminous plants

    • D. 

      Paddy fields for nitrogen fixation

  • 33. 
    Which among the followingis/are correctly paired: 1.Ginger:Tuber 2.Potato:Rhizome 3.Onion:Bulb
    • A. 

      Only 2

    • B. 

      Only 3

    • C. 

      1 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 34. 
    Consider the following Statements: 1.Spleen is also known as the ‘graveyard of RBCs’. 2.The lifespan of RBCs is 90 days. Which of the Statement(s) given above is/are correct?
    • A. 

      Only 1

    • B. 

      Only 2

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 35. 
    Which among the following factors are essential for ‘blood coagulation’? 1.Vitamin K 2.Calcium ions (Ca++) 3.Christmas factor
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      1 and 3

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 36. 
    ’Saffron’ is obtained from which among the following parts of the plant?
    • A. 

      Stigma

    • B. 

      Anther

    • C. 

      Stamen

    • D. 

      Pollen

  • 37. 
    ’Pancreas’ functions as an: 1.Endocrine gland 2.Exocrine gland
    • A. 

      Only 1

    • B. 

      Only 2

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 38. 
    Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is a drug used as a :
    • A. 

      Steroid

    • B. 

      Sedative

    • C. 

      Analgesic

    • D. 

      Hallucinogen

  • 39. 
    Which among the following have a ‘mixed heart’ ,that is the heart in which the oxygenated and the deoxygenated blood is mixed?
    • A. 

      Birds

    • B. 

      Fishes

    • C. 

      Reptiles

    • D. 

      Nematodes

  • 40. 
    Plants which are adapted to grow in soils containing high concentration of salt are known as:
    • A. 

      Xerophytes

    • B. 

      Mesophytes

    • C. 

      Halophytes

    • D. 

      Thallophytes

  • 41. 
    Which of the following Vitamins of the ‘B-Complex’ are correctly paired with their respective names: 1.Vitamin B2-Riboflavin 2.Vitamin B3-Niacin 3.Vitamin B7-Biotin 4.Vitamin B12-Cyanocobalamine
    • A. 

      2 and 4

    • B. 

      3 and 4

    • C. 

      1, 3 and 4

    • D. 

      All of them

  • 42. 
    ’Bowman’s Capsule’ works as a part of the functional unit of which among the following human physiological system?
    • A. 

      Circulatory System

    • B. 

      Respiratory System

    • C. 

      Excretory System

    • D. 

      Reproductive System

  • 43. 
    Consider the following plant hormones: 1.Gibberellins-Seed germination 2.Auxins-Apical dominance 3.Cytokinins-Climacteric ripening of fruits Which among the above is/are correctly paired with their respective functions in plant physiology?
    • A. 

      Only 1

    • B. 

      1 and 2

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 44. 
    Dietary intake of ‘Iodine’ is essential for the normal functioning of the thyroid gland. Which among the following is considered to be naturally rich in Iodine? 1.Table Salt 2.Sea-food 3.Dairy Products
    • A. 

      Only 1

    • B. 

      1 and 2

    • C. 

      1 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 45. 
    Some plants are ‘carnivorous’ due to their adaptation to grow in places where the soil is thin or poor in nutrients, especially nitrogen. In this context, consider the following plants: 1.Utricularia 2.Nepenthes 3.Dionaea Which of the above plant(s) is/are carnivorous?
    • A. 

      Only 2

    • B. 

      1 and 2

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 46. 
    The use of microorganism metabolism to remove pollutants such as oil spills in the water bodies is known as :
    • A. 

      Biomagnification

    • B. 

      Bioremediation

    • C. 

      Biomethanation

    • D. 

      Bioreduction

  • 47. 
    The largest number of Tiger Reserves are located in :
    • A. 

      Karnataka

    • B. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • C. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • D. 

      West Bengal

  • 48. 
    The Siberian Crane, an endangered migratory bird is a regular visitor of which of the following national park/bird sanctuaries:
    • A. 

      Ranganathittu bird sanctuary

    • B. 

      Keoladeo national park

    • C. 

      Vedanthangal bird sanctuary

    • D. 

      Sultanpur bird sanctuary

  • 49. 
    Which of the following Indian States/UT has the maximum percentage of mangrove cover in the country?
    • A. 

      Gujarat

    • B. 

      West Bengal

    • C. 

      Andaman and Nicobar

    • D. 

      Orissa

  • 50. 
    In an ecotone, the species which become abundant are called:
    • A. 

      Edge species

    • B. 

      Keystone species

    • C. 

      Endemic species

    • D. 

      Foster species