CSS General Science GK-I Past Papers MCQs 2011

Here, you will have real MCQs questions of CSS General Science GK-I Past Papers MCQs 2011. As before 2016, CSS General Science and Abitility (GSA) paper was known as CSS General Science GK-I. At that time, this paper also had total 50 MCQs having total 50marks. So, here you will get all CSS General Science GK-I Past Papers MCQs 2011.

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Q.1. Select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the answer sheet. 1 x 50 = 50.

1. The planet of the solar system which has maximum number of Moon is:
A. Jupiter B. Venus C. Saturn D. Uranus

2. Sun is a:
A. Planet B. Comet C. Satellite D. Aurora

3. The age of the solar system is:
A. 4.5 billion years B. 5.5 billion years
C. 6.5 billion years D. 7.5 billion years

4. A unit of length equal to the average distance between the Earth and Sun is called:
A. Light year B. Astronomical unit C. Parsec D. Parallax

5. An eclipse of the Sun occurs when:
A. The Moon is between the Sun and the Earth B. The Sun is between the Earth and the Moon
C. The Earth is between the Sun and the Moon D. The Earth casts its shadow on the Moon

6. The ozone layer protects the Earth from rays sent down by the Sun:
A. Ultraviolet rays B. Infrared rays C. Gamma rays
D. Radioactive rays

7. The ozone layer is present about 30 miles 50 Km. in atmosphere above the Earth. The stratum layer.
of atmosphere in which ozone layer lies is called as:
A. Exosphere B. Mesosphere C. Stratosphere
D. Ionosphere e. Troposphere

8. Which rocks are formed by the alteration of pre-existing rocks by great heat or pressure?
A. Igneous rocks B. Sedimentary rocks C. Metamorphic rocks
D. Acid rocks e. Basic rocks.

9. The most abundant natural Iron Oxides are:
A. Magnetite and Pyrite B. Magnetite and Bauxite C. Hematite and Pyrite
D. Hematite and Magnetite e. Hematite and Bauxite

10. The two most abundant elements in sea water are:
A. Sodium and Potassium B. Sodium and Calcium C. Sodium and Chlorine
D. Chlorine and Iodine e. Magnesium and Sulphur

11. An electric current can produce:
A. Chemical effect B. Magnetic effect C. Heating effect
D. All of these three

12. The unit of home electricity energy consumption is:
A. Watt hour B. Kilowatt hour C. Joule hour
D. Kilojoule hour

13. The magnet always points in the same direction, if allowed to move freely i.e. towards North and
South poles, because of:
A. Gravitational field B. A lot of metal deposits on North and South Poles
C. Due to attraction of North Pole and repulsion of Western Pole
D. Earth is a huge magnet

14. When sound is reflected from floor, ceiling or a wall, it mixes with the original sound and changes its
complexion, it is called as:
A. Sound B. Echo C. Reverberation D. Noise

15. The speed of sound in dry air at 20 °C is about:
A. 130 meters per second B. 230 meters per second C. 330 meters per second
D. 430 meters per second

16. The speed of light in vacuum is about:
A. 300 Million meters per second B. 300 Million meters per hour
C. 300 Million kilometres per second D. 300 Million kilometres per hour

17. The time, light takes from the Sun to reach Earth is:
A. 8 minutes B. 25 minutes C. 45 minutes D. 60 minutes

18. Light from the Sun travels a distance before it reaches the Earth :
A. 50 million Km B. 100 million Km C. 150 million Km
D. 200 million Km

19. The most suitable thermometer for measuring the boiling point of water is:
A. Mercury thermometer B. Alcohol thermometer C. Bimetallic thermometer
D. Liquid crystal thermometer

20. The density of water is greatest at:
A. -32 °C B. 0 °C C. 4 °C D. 100 °C

21. Which one of the following statements is true?
A. Gases do not conduct heat B. The best conductors are non-metals
C. Conduction currents occur only in liquids D. A vacuum can not conduct heat
e. None of the statements is true.

22. Ice can be changed to water by:
A. Adding more water molecules B. Changing the motion of the water molecules
C. Rearranging the atoms in water molecules D. Destroying the atoms in water molecules

23. The building blocks of elements are called:
A. Atoms B. Molecules C. Compounds D. Isotopes

24. Boiling of an egg is a change which is:
A. Physical B. Chemical C. Physiological D. Morphological

25. The temperature of liquid Nitrogen is:
A. -32 °C B. -80 °C C. -100 °C D. -196 °C

26. Which one of the following is an alkali?
A. Water B. Vinegar C. Lemon juice D. Slaked lime

27. If an alkali is slowly added to an acidic solution, the pH of the acidic solution will:
A. Increase B. Decrease C. Increase to 7 and then decrease
D. Decrease to 7 and then increase e. Will remain same.

28. The usual raw material for ceramics, generally found beneath the top soil is?
A. Sand B. Silt C. Clay D. Plaster of Paris e. Melamine.

29. Polyamides are synthetic polymers commonly known as:
A. Synthetic rubber B. Nylon C. Cellulose D. Protein

30. Telephone was invented in 1876 in America by:
A. Marconi B. Galileo C. John Beard D. Edison e. Graham Bell.

31. Information can be sent over long distances in the form of:
A. Electrical signals through wires B. Light signals through optical fibres

C. Radio waves through air D. Any combination of these three
32. Information can be stored in:

A. Audio and video cassettes B. Floppy and compact discs C. Hard disks
D. Laser and optical disks e. All of these four.

33. Computers can:
A. Add and subtract information only B. Add, subtract and sort information only
C. Add, subtract, sort and classify information D. Add and subtract but cannot sort information
e. Add, subtract and sort but cannot classify information.

34. IBM stands for:
A. International Business Machines B. International Big Machines
C. Interrelated Business Machines D. Interrelated Big Machines

35. Chemicals used to kill weeds are called as:
A. Insecticides B. Fungicides C. Herbicides
D. Fumigants

36. The cytoplasm consists of several types of structures, which are called:
A. Protoplasm B. Nucleus C. Cytochromes
D. Organelles

37. The structure of DNA was elaborated by Watson and Crick in:
A. 1909 B. 1923 C. 1945 D. 1953

38. In a DNA molecule, the rule for base pairing is:
A. Adenine always bound with thymine and cytosine with guanine
B. Adenine always bound with cytosine and thymine with guanine
C. Adenine always bound with guanine and cytosine with thymine
D. Adenine always bound with uracil and cytosine with guanine

39. Man belongs to the family:
A. Felidae B. Hominidae C. Mammalia D. Primataceae

40. Deficiency of vitamin C in the human body causes a deficiency disease called:
A. Beriberi B. Night blindness C. Rickets D. Scurvy

41. To measure the specific gravity of milk, the instrument used is:
A. Hygrometer B. Barometer C. Lactometer D. Hydrometer

42. One of the fundamental characteristics of living organisms is:
A. Photosynthesis B. Digestion C. Excretion D. Metabolism

43. Plants growing on other plants are called as:
A. Saprophytes B. Parasites C. Epiphytes D. Pathogens

44. As per eating habit, squirrels are:
A. Frugivorous B. Herbivorous C. Carnivorous D. Omnivorous
e. Insectivorous.

45. Water loss from leaves through stomata is called as:
A. Evaporation B. Transpiration C. Evapo-transpiration D. Respiration

46. The study of how plants and animals interact with one another and with the non-living environment is
called as:
A. Ecosystem B. Sociology C. Ecology D. Habitat

47. The number of bones in human body is:
A. 200 B. 202 C. 204 D. 206

48. Nervous system in human body consists of:
A. Brain and spinal cord B. Brain and nerves C. Spinal cord and nerves
D. Brain, spinal cord and nerves

49. In human eye, the light sensitive layer made of specialized nerve cells, the rods and cones is called as:
A. The pupil B. The cornea C. The sclera D. The iris e. The retina

50. Erythrocytes are also called as:
A. Red blood cells B. White blood cells C. Platelets
D. Plasma

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This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. Maira

    44 : Squirrels are omnivores

  2. User1

    An electric current can produce
    (a) heating effect
    (b) chemical effect
    (c) magnetic effect
    (d) all of these
    Ans D is correct.

  3. User1

    Q.16. 300 million meters per second

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