Everyday Science MCQS Set-6 ( PPSC FPSC SPSC )

Everyday Science MCQS Set-6 for preparation. ( FPSC CSS KPPSC )

Which chemicals are used to kill rats and mice?

A. Insecticide
B. Rodenticide
C. Fungicide
D. Herbicides

How many number of spark plugs needed in a diesel engine?

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. None of these

Quinine is obtained from which plant?

A. Cinchona
B. Mulberry
C. Eucalyptus
D. None of these

What is the time difference between one degree of Longitude?

A. 2 minutes
B. 4 minutes
C. 6 minutes
D. 8 minutes

Mastication is called the process of _____.

A. Digestion
B. Grinding
C. Chewing
D. Swallowing

Total volume of Blood in a normal human being is:

A. 5-6 liters
B. 3-4 liters
C. 8-10 liters
D. 10-12 liters

Artificial Selection was practiced by the which of the following?

A. Arabs
B. Romans
C. Chinese
D. Germans

Communication satellites are in ____.

A. Semi Synchronous orbit
B. Geosynchronous orbit
C. Geostationary orbit
D. Synchronous orbit

Electricity and Magnetism are:

A. Two facts of the same force
B. Always opposed to each other
C. Both A and B
D. Move without consuming any energy

A material with high elasticity _____.

A. Returns as close as possible to its original shape upon being stretched and then released
B. Does not return to its original shape upon being stretched and then released
C. Can be stretched to infinite distances
D. Can be converted from one form to another

Matter and Energy _____.

A. Can be converted from one to the other
B. When taken together, conserved in all processes in a closed system
C. Always opposed to each other
D. Both A and B

The efficiency of a machine cannot exceed ____.

A. 30%
B. 50%
C. 70%
D. 100%

What is the average air pressure at sea level?

A. 100.325 kilopascals
B. 101.325 kilopascals
C. 103.325 kilopascals
D. 105.325 kilopascals

Although the mass of a man on the Moon remains the same as on the Earth, he will:

A. Weigh twice as much
B. Weigh One-Sixth as much
C. Weigh the same as on Earth
D. None of the Above

Tides are generated by which of the following?

A. Relativistic Quantum fluctuations
B. The movement of Ships in the Sea
C. The movement of the Earth around the Sun
D. The gravitational effect of the Moon and the Sun on our Earth

The Sun produces most of its energy by:

A. Nuclear fission involving the burning of uranium and plutonium
B. Nuclear fusion involves converting hydrogen to helium
C. Nuclear fusion involving the converting of uranium and plutonium
D. Nuclear fission involves burning of hydrogen to helium

Seasons are generated by the _____.

A. Movement of the Earth around the Sun
B. Movement of the Sun around the center of the Milky way
C. Movement of the Earth around the Moon
D. Movement of the Earth around the center of the Milky way

Our Sun is classified as _____.

A. A blue giant
B. Yellow dwarf
C. Supernova
D. Extreme Lave

One light-year is about _____ miles.

A. 5 trillion miles
B. 6 trillion miles
C. 7 trillion miles
D. 8 trillion miles

What is a Light Year?

A. The distance covered by light in one of our solar years
B. A year devoid of heavy rainfall
C. The time is taken by light to be generated and propagated from the center of the sun to our Earth
D. Yellow dwarf

What is called a Physical, Mathematical or Logical representation of a natural phenomenon?

A. Phenomenal Work
B. A theoretical Postulate
C. A Scientific Model
D. Relativistic theory

Ibn Khaldun’s Muddadimah is regarded by many as:

A. A Scientific model
B. A well-documented tale  of his trial
C. A minor footnote in his writings
D. The first work dealing with a philosophy of history

Ibn Zuhr, the author of Al Taisir, is known as:

A. The Founder of Calculus
B. The Father of Algorithms
C. The Father of Experimental Surgery
D. The Founder of Biology

Galileo Galilee was persecuted by Catholic Church for suspicion of holding the view that:

A. Objects of different masses fell at the same velocity
B. The Earth was probably not the center of the universe
C. The Sun revolved around the sun
D. A Theoretical Phenomena

Abu Abdullah Mohammad Bin Musa Al Khwarizmi is famous for writing the “Kitab Al Jabar wal Muqabla”, in which he:

A. Worte the laws of Optics
B. Delineated methods of oppression and competition
C. Presented the first systematic solution of linear and quadratic equations
D. Objects of different masses

A scientific method will seek to explain natural events and make useful predictions in:

A. A haphazard manner
B. A manner designed to fit the theorists or experimenter’s bias
C. A consistently reproducible manner
D. Wrote the laws of optics

On Fahrenheit scale the room temperature is ____.

A. 70º F
B. 72º F
C. 75º F
D. 77º F

Distance traveled in unit time is called ____.

A. Motion
B. Speed
C. Push
D. Gravity

The temperature of melting ice on Celsius scale is ____.

A. 0º C
B. 10º C
C. 25º C
D. 100º C

Anything that causes change in position or speed is called ____.

A. Speed
B. Gravity
C. Distance
D. Force

On Celsius scale the room temperature is ____.

A. 10º C
B. 25º C
C. 100º C
D. 200º C

On Centigrade scale the water boils at ____.

A. 32º C
B. 82º C
C. 100º C
D. 200º C

The water boils at ____ on Fahrenheit scale.

A. 32º F
B. 82º F
C. 128º F
D. 212º F

The temperature of melting ice on Fahrenheit scale is ____.

A. 32º F
B. 80º F
C. 82º F
D. 90º F

Deficiency of which vitamin affects the Vision?

A. lack of vitamin C
B. lack of vitamin D
C. lack of vitamin K
D. lack of vitamin A

Deficiency of _____ affects the growth.

A. Vitamin C
B. Proteins
C. Minerals
D. Vitamin K

The function of minerals in our body is the formation of ____.

A. Bones
B. Vitamins
C. Fats
D. Energy

Which vitamin is important for Strong bones?

A. Vitamin A
B. Vitamin C
C. Vitamin D
D. Vitamin E

Which mineral helps in building of bones and teeth?

A. Iron
B. Zinc
C. Sodium
D. Calcium

Plants use light energy to convert ____ into food.

A. Carbon dioxide  and Water
B. Oxygen and Carbon dioxide
C. Nitrogen and Water
D. Oxygen and Water

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