TNPSC Exams: Important General Science Question and Answers-Part 12


This Quiz is posted with the sole aim of guiding the aspirants of TNPSC Exam to the path of success. To sharpen the edges of your own intelligence and practice, in a structured and concrete manner to ensure you definite Success in your endeavor and will Pave your way for a successful career.
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  1.  __________ is the Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu.
    1.  Thanjavur
    2.  Madurai
    3.  Namakkal
    4.  Trichi

  2. An element is a pure substance that cannot be split into anything simple by physical or chemical method. Who proposed this?
    1.  Hammer
    2.  Boyle
    3.  Lavoisier
    4.  Faraday

  3. __________ is the SI unit for amount of substance.
    1.  Candela
    2.  Kelvin
    3.  Kilogram
    4.  Mole

  4. _________ is the master gland.
    1.  Ovary
    2.  Adrenal
    3.  Pituitary
    4. Thyroid

  5. Atoms of the same elements are __________ in all aspects.
    1.  different
    2.  partially same
    3.  negative 
    4.  identical

  6. Periscope works on the principle of __________.
    1.  dispersion
    2.  multiple reflection
    3.  refraction
    4.  irregular reflection

  7. ___________ is the shortened form of the name of an element.
    1.  Valency
    2.  Formula
    3.  Symbol
    4.  Mythological character

  8.  Gland located below the stomach is __________.
    1.  endocrine glands
    2.  sebaceous glands
    3.  zygote
    4.  pancreas

  9. When light travels from rarer to denser medium the light bends _________ the normal.
    1.  away from
    2.  towards
    3.  undeviated 
    4.  parallel to

  10. Intake of ________ can prevent osteoporosis.
    1.  calcium
    2.  magnesium
    3.  iodine
    4.  dry fish



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