TNPSC Exams: Important General Science Question and Answers-Part 13


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.  The frequency of sound more than 20 kHz is described as _______.
    1.  X-ray
    2.  ultra sonic
    3.  noise
    4.  music

  2. Peat moss is called __________.
    1.  Anthoceros
    2.  Funaria
    3.  Sphagnum
    4.  Riccia

  3. ___________ is the SI unit for luminous intensity.
    1.  Watt
    2.  Candela
    3.  Mole
    4.  Ampere

  4. A man who do the work of changing less valuable metal into gold are called __________.
    1.  Physists
    2.  Goldsmith
    3.  Metallurgists
    4.  Alchemists

  5. The practice of growing a cereal crop and a pulse crop alternately in the same field in successive season is called ___________.
    1.  crop rotation
    2.  winnowing
    3.  threshing
    4.  harvesting

  6. To prevent corrosion of steel articles, ________ coatings are used.
    1.  aluminium
    2.  copper
    3.  zinc
    4.  cobalt

  7. Apple pie model was given by ________.
    1.  Newton
    2.  Dalton
    3.  J.J.Thomson
    4.  Crooke

  8.  In adults,excessive production of growth hormone leads to ____________.
    1.  Gigantism
    2.  Cretinism
    3.  Goitre
    4.  Acromegaly

  9. The electrical appliances of our houses are connected via __________ circuit.
    1.  parallel
    2.  direct
    3.  series
    4.  partly parallel

  10. What is used in white washing of walls?
    1.  Calcium oxide
    2.  Slaked lime
    3.  Calcium oxychloride
    4.  Neon



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