TNPSC Exams: Important General Science Question and Answers-Part 16


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  1.  Hip and shoulder are examples of _______ joint.
    1.  ball and socket
    2.  hinge
    3.  gliding
    4.  cartilaginous

  2. The __________ is called supra renal gland.
    1.  ovary
    2.  adrenal
    3.  islets of Langerhans
    4.  thyroid

  3. The combining capacity of an element is ___________.
    1.  permeability
    2.  valency
    3.  symbol
    4.  formula

  4. ____________ is one of the old and traditional methods of agriculture.
    1.  Tilling
    2.  Mixing
    3.  Tractor
    4.  Manual Ploughing

  5. Silicon and Germanium are examples of _________.
    1.  non-metals
    2.  metals
    3.  conductors of electricity
    4.  metalloids

  6. Pneumatic bones are found in ________.
    1.  birds
    2.  snakes
    3.  reptiles
    4.  human beings

  7. Baking powder, marble and chalk are the examples of _________.
    1.  organic compounds
    2.  metals
    3.  inorganic compounds
    4.  disinfectants

  8.  Lightening occurs due to ________ between the clouds.
    1.  dust
    2.  thunder
    3.  electric discharge
    4.  collision

  9. ____________ is placed under Horsetails.
    1.  Lycopodium
    2.  Equisetum
    3.  Psilotum
    4.  Nephrolepis

  10. A magnet __________ its magnetism on being heated.
    1.  gains 
    2.  increases
    3.  loses
    4.  remains same



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