General Science Quiz – 6 – RRB Group D & ALP 2018

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1. Study of crop production is ………………
(a) Entology
(b) Ecology
(c) Botany
(d) Agronomy

Answer & Solutions

Option: D

Explanation: Agronomy is the science and technology of producing and using plants for food, fuel, fiber, and land reclamation.

 

2. Bos Taurus is a scientific name of ………………..
(a) Buffalo
(b) Horse
(c) Cow
(d) Cat

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Cows are raised in many different countries around the world, mainly for the cowsnatural resources such as milk, meat

 

3. …………….. includes all prokaryotic organism likes bacteria, cynobacterioa and archiobacteria
(a) Animalia
(b) Protista
(c) Monera
(d) Planatae

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Monera Kingdom- All the organisms of this kingdom are prokaryotes

 

4. Which one of the following is not a constituent of biogas?
(a) Methane
(b) Carbon dioxide
(c) Hydrogen
(d) Nitrogen dioxide

Answer & Solutions

Option: D

Explanation: Nitrogen dioxide (NO2 ) is not a component of biogas.

 

5. Bar is a unit of which one of the following?
(a) Force
(b) Energy
(c) Pressure
(d) Frequency

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: 1 Bar = 105 Pa. Both bar and Pa are the unit of pressure.

 

6. Which of the following metals are present in haemoglobin and chlorophyll, respectively?
(a) Fe and Mg
(b) Fe and Zn
(c) Mg and Zn
(d) Zn and Mg

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Fe and Mg metals are present in haemoglobin and chlorophyll respectively.

 

7. A mother of blood group O has a group O child. What could be the blood group of father of the child?
(a) Only O
(b) A or B or O
(c) A or B
(d) Only AB

Answer & Solutions

Option: B

Explanation: The blood group of father of the child could be A or B or O.

 

8. Which one of the following causes the chikungunia disease?
(a) Bacteria
(b) Helminthic worm
(c) Protozoan
(d) Virus

Answer & Solutions

Option: D

Explanation: Chikungunia is caused by chikenguniya virus which is an insect borne virus of genus Alphavirus. Symptoms show high fever, maculopapular rash, headache, etc.

 

9. Which one of the following vitamins helps in clotting of blood?
(a) Vitamin-A
(b) Vitamin-B6
(c) Vitamin-D
(d) Vitamin-K

Answer & Solutions

Option: D

Explanation: Vitamin-K adds in blood clotting. Vitamin-K acts as an essential cofactor for factor-II, VII, IX, X and also for proteins Z, C and S.

 

10. What is the purpose of adding baking soda to dough?
(a) To generate moisture
(b) To give a good flavour
(c) To give good colour
(d) To generate carbon dioxide

Answer & Solutions

Option: D

Explanation: Baking soda has sodium bicarbonate as the chief constituent. It decomposes on heating giving carbon dioxide. This causes dough, cakes, biscuits etc. to expand and become light.

 

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