Everyday Science Multiple Choice Questions

Everyday Science MCQs
1) One of the countries through which equator passes is:

(a) Kenya
(b) Malaysia
(c) Malta
(d) Pakistan

2) Copper can be converted into gold by:

(a) Artificial radioactivity
(b) heating
(c) Electroplating
(d) Chemical reaction

3) The three elements needed for healthy growth of plants are:

(a) N, P, K
(b) N, C, P
(c) N, K,
(d) N, S, P

4) Clocks, which moves with the velocities compareable with the velocity of light, run:

(a) fast
(b) slow
(c) equal to the velocity of light
(d) with zero velocity

5) Max Planck received the noble prize in Physics in 1918 for his discovery of:

(a) electron
(b) energy quanta
(c) photon
(d) positron

6) Bronze medal is made up of metals:

(a) (copper,nickel)
(b) (copper, tin)
(c) (copper, silver)
(d) (copper, zinc)

7) Addison’s disease is caused by the excessive secretion of:

(a) Antiduretic Harmone
(b) Luteinising Harmone
(c) Melanophore stimulating Harmone
(d) Adrenocorticotrophic Harmone

8) Development of calf muscles in ladies who wear high heels is a common example of:

(a) Natural Selection
(b) inheritance of acquired character
(c) Use and disuse of organ
(d) Artificial selection

9) Margalla Hill is a branch of:

(a) Karakorum range
(b) Hindukash range
(c) Himalaya range
(d) Nanga Parbat range

10) Humming bird belongs to a category called:

(a) Ectotherm
(b) Endotherm
(c) Exotherm
(d) Heterotherm.

(a) Oxidation-Loss of an electron
(b) Oxidation – gain of an electron
(c) Reduction – gain of a neutron
(d) Reduction – loss of a neutron

(2) Radioactive isotope of Uranium used in Nuclear Bomb is:

(a)92 U 235
(b)92 U 234
c)92 U 233
d)92 U 238

(3) Human population growth is greatest in developing countries because:

(a) the birth rate is high in developing countries
(b) the death rate is high in developing countries.
(c) much of the population has already reached the child bearing age.
(d) most of the world’s population lives in industrialized countries.

(4) Which woody raw material is used for the manufacture of paper pulp?

(a) Cotton
(b) Poplar
(c) Bagasse
(d) Rice straw

(5) Rectified spirit contains alcohol about:

(a) 80%
(b) 95%
(c) 70%
(d) 85%

(6) Which of the following elements is not present abundantly in earth’s crust:

(a) Silicon
(b) Radium
(c) Aluminum
(d) Carbon

(7) The famous book; Al – Qanoun was written by the Muslim scientist:

(a.) Jabar bin Hayyan
(b) Zakariya Al – Razi
(c) Abu Ali Sina
(d) Abdul Qasim Majreeti

(8) Basic metals can be converted into gold by:

(a) Heating
(b) Beating
(c) Artificial nuclear radioactivity
(d) Chemical reaction

(9) A light year is a unit of:

(a) Time
(b) Energy
(c) Length
(d) Mass

(10) One of the main function of the earth’s ozone layer is to:

(a) Prevent global warming
(b) Filter out ultraviolet rays
(c) Absorb pollution
(d) All of the above

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