General Science for UPSC, SSC

This is an MCQ-based quiz for UPSC, SSC, and other Government Exams.

General Science is a group of subjects that includes Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Life Science.

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Which of the following is the most commonly used chemical for ripening of mangoes in India?

Potassium Iodide Silver Iodide Ammonium Nitrate Calcium Carbide

Which of the following bacteria forms an endosymbiotic nitrogen fixing association with roots of legumes that helps in Nitrogen Fixation?

Clostridium Rhizobium Salmonella Staphylococcus

Which among the following disease is called by Yersinia pestis?

Leprosy Anthrax Plague Dengue

Which among the following is a correct definition of Saprophytes?

A parasitic plant that can complete its life cycle independent of a host A heterotrophic plant that feeds upon other living plants A heterotrophic plant that feeds upon dead organic matter A plant that is unable to synthesize a particular organic compound

Which of the following part of the body stores Vitamin A, Vitamin D as well as Vitamin B12?

Brain Liver Pancreas Red Blood Cells

In which of the following era began the Self replicating RNA molecules on Earth ?

Basin Era Nectarian Era Early Imbrian Cryptic Era

In which of the following insects, a pigment called luciferin is found?

Housefly Firefly Sandfly Fruitfly

Saffron’ is obtained from which among the following parts of the plant?

Stigma Anther Stamen Pollen

Consider the following: Assertion: Sugarcane plant is capable of Nitrogen Fixation Reason: The roots of Sugarcane plants are home to a variety of Nitrogen fixation bacteria Which among the above statements is / are correct?

Assertion is correct, Reason is incorrect Assertion is incorrect, Reason is correct Both Assertion and Reason are correct Both Assertion and Reason are incorrect

Which among the following comparisons of geostationary orbit and geosynchronous orbit is/are correct?

  1. The geostationary orbit must be circular, Geosynchronous may not be circular

  2. The geostationary orbit must be directly above the equator, Geosynchronous orbit is not above the equator

  3. There is only one Geostationary orbit, while there can be many Geosynchronous orbits

    Select the correct option from the codes given below:

Only 1 is correct

Only 2 & 3 are correct

Only 1 & 3 are correct

1, 2 & 3 are correct

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Title: General Science for UPSC, SSC
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