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The Friday General Science & Awareness Quiz #1

Dear Friends,

Starting 28 th March, we have started this new initiative keeping the Prelims Examination in mind.

We will be posting a 7-10 Questions Quiz on a daily basis as per below schedule.

In addition to this we will have a daily Current Affairs Quiz after the Daily 9 PM Brief

Monday Polity Quiz– we will be publishing five to ten questions on Indian Polity
Tuesday Economy Quiz – where we will be publishing five to ten questions on Economy
Wednesday Geography & Environment Quiz – 5 -1 0 questions on Geography & Enviorment
Thursday History & Culture Quiz – 5 – 10 questions on Ancient, Medieval & Modern History, Art & Culture
Friday General Science & Awareness Quiz – This will have about 7- 10 questions on the S & T, and other Miscellaneous Topics
Saturday CSAT Quiz – This will have at least 10 questions on CSAT for Prelims 2016

The purpose of these is to enable practise on a daily level for you to prepare for Civil Services Prelims Examination. This questions will be moderate level and it is expected of you solve these questions with decent level of preparation.

If you are looking for more professional questions with a rank – we also have a Test Series where you will be competing with about 2000+ serious IAS aspirants.

This is 1. Please type your answers in the comments below .

These Questions will be posted on the Portal – https://forumias.com/portal

These initiatives is taken so that you prepare well for Prelims 2016

Since Its day 1, we are also reposting the quiz questions as a discussion thread.

Note : Answers to the quiz will be posted in the portal one day later

Q.1) Consider the following statements:
1. ELISA test is employed as the first and most basic test for an individual to detect cancer.
2. Almost 50% of human beings have RH (+ve) blood while the remaining have Rh(-ve) blood.

Select the correct statement using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) None of the above

Q.2) Consider the following vegetables. Which of the following are the roots used as vegetables?
1. Potato
2. Radish
3. Turnip
4. Yam

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1, 2 and 3 only
b) 2, 3 and 4 only
c) 2 and 4 only
d) 1 and 3 only

Q.3) In which of the following sets of blood groups, blood transfusion is possible?
a) A and O (A donor)
b) B and A (B donor)
c) A and AB (A donor)
d) AB and O (AB donor)

Q.4) Consider the following plants:
1. Jasmine
2. Sugarcane
3. Turmeric

Which of the above is/are propagated by vegetative method?
a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.5) Consider the following statements:
1. Dengue is a protozoan disease transmitted by mosquitoes.
2. Retro-orbital pain is not a symptom of Dengue.
3. Drastic Decline in number of blood platelets is found in patients suffering from dengue.

Select the correct statement using the codes given below:
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1 and 3 only

Q.6) In the case of a ‘test-tube baby’?
a) fertilization takes place inside the test tube
b) development of the baby takes place inside the test tube
c) fertilization takes place outside the mother’s body
d) unfertilized egg develops inside the test tube

Q.7) Which one of the following is the most important characteristic of water to act as a good solvent?
a) Purity of water
b) Ionizing power of water
c) Polar nature of water
d) Dissolving power of water

Q.8) Which of the following statements regarding carbon dioxide is/are correct?
1. It is prepared on large scale by the action of water on lime.
2. In the solid form it can be used as a refrigerant.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) None of the above

Q.9) Sulphuric acid is used in the manufacture of:
1. Fertilizers
2. Dyestuff intermediates
3. Pigments and paints
4. Storage batteries

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1, 3 and 4 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q.10) Which of the following statements is/are true regarding a light wave travelling from air to glass?
1. Its frequency remained unchanged.
2. Its speed changes.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) None of the above

 

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