TNPSC Exams: Important General Science Question and Answers-Part-8


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  1.  Grains are separated from stalks by a process called as ___________.
    1.  Winnowing
    2.  Logging
    3.  Threshing
    4.  Weeding

  2. ________ is called the Monkey's puzzle.
    1.  Pith
    2.  Agathis
    3.  Gnetum
    4.  Araucaria

  3. Kalium is the Latin name of the element _______.
    1.  Chloride
    2.  Phosphorus
    3.  Potassium
    4.  Calcium

  4. Virus that infect fungi is called _______  .
    1.  Bacteriophage
    2.  Mycophage
    3.  Phycophage
    4. Phytophage

  5. The only acid that can dissolve glass is ________.
    1.  hydrobromic acid
    2.  hydrochloric acid
    3.  hydrofluoric acid
    4.  hydrouric acid

  6. Iron sulphide contains iron and sulphur in the ratio ________.
    1.  2:5
    2.  3:8
    3.  1:4
    4.  7:4

  7. The metal with the highest melting point is _______.
    1.  tungsten
    2.  silver
    3.  aluminium
    4.  platinum

  8.  Lightening is caused due to ______ in the cloud.
    1.  electric discharge
    2.  refraction of nucleus 
    3.  distillation of charges
    4.  accumulation of charges

  9. Comb rubbed with __________ can attract bits of paper.
    1.  silk
    2.  wool
    3.  cotton
    4.  metal

  10. Heat transferred without the help of any medium is ________.
    1.  melting
    2.  burning
    3.  radiation
    4.  thunder


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