General Quiz Questions and Answers for Students

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General Quiz Questions and Answers for Students

 

General Online Quiz

 

1. Which factor does not influence the reaction rate of chemical reactions?
Answer: Color.

 

2. Di-calcium silicate has resistance to:
Answer: Chemical attack.

 

3. Name a radical in water:
Answer: Mercury.

 

4. Who invented propeller (ship)?
Answer: Francis Smith.

 

5. When did the Assyrians conquer Egypt?
Answer: In 670 B.C.

 

6. Who is the founder of the Theory of Expanding universe?
Answer: The American astronomer, (Edwin Hubble (1889-1953).

 

7. Name the mode of nutrition in plants:
Answer: Holophytic.

 

8. Which transport represents the oldest form of transport?
Answer: Ocean transport.

 

9. In computing, a terminal that has no processing capability is called:
Answer: Dumb terminal.

 

10. The size of a power shovel is indicated by the size of:
Answer: Dipper.

 

11. Who said, “Algebra is generous; she often gives more than is asked of her”?
Answer: Jean le Rond d’Alembert.

 

12. Who invented Transistor?
Answer: Bardeen, Shockley & Brattain.

 

13. “Men pass away but their deeds abide”. These were the last words of a great mathematician. Who was he?
Answer: Augustin-Louis Cauchy.

 

14. Who was the first person to make a storage cell that is used in motor vehicles?
Answer: Gaston Planté.

 

15. What do American call the jet fuel paraffin?
Answer: Kerosene.

 

General for Degree Students

 

16. Who discovered Rubber (latex foam)?
Answer: Dunlop Rubber Co.

 

17. Name a common mineral found in earth’s crust:
Answer: Iron.

 

18. In which part of the internal combustion engine is petrol mixed with air for feeding to the cylinders?
Answer: Carburetor.

 

19. Who discovered Scotch tape?
Answer: Richard Drew.

 

20. Which two British engineers got together in 1905 to design and produce cars?
Answer: Rolls-Royce.

 

21. What are the two methods of modulation?
Answer: Amplitude modulation, Frequency modulation.

 

22. The electronic configuration of an element is 1s2, 2s2, 2p6, 3s2, 3p3. To which group it belongs?
Answer: 5th group.

 

23. Which are the two types of hardness of water?
Answer: Temporary and permanent.

 

24. Who said, “Life is good for only two things, discovering mathematics and teaching mathematics?
Answer: Siméon Denis Poisson.

 

25. How temporary hardness can be removed from water?
Answer: By boiling.

 

26. Who remarked, “A mathematician who is not also something of a poet will never be a complete mathematician”?
Answer: Karl Weierstrass.

 

27. Who invented waterproof Rubber?
Answer: Charles Macintosh.

 

28. What are the two uses of diode?
Answer: Diode can be used as a rectifier and as a detector.

 

29. Who was the last great philosopher that lived towards the close of the Imperial age in Egypt?
Answer: Amenemope.

 

30. Who introduced the atomic volume curve?
Answer: Lothar Meyer.

 

Top General Quiz Questions with Answers

 

31. What are the Galilean Moons?
Answer: The four moons of Jupiter discovered by Galileo are called the Galilean Moons.

 

32. What is the name given to the policy that is taken up for a specified period?
Answer: Endowment policy.

 

33. The astronomical observatory built in India in the 17thcentury is a world famous one. Name this observatory:
Answer: Jantar Mantar.

 

34. What is the change in the apparent position of an astronomical object against its background, when viewed from two different points?
Answer: Parallax.

 

35. Write an example of a plant that produces many seeds:
Answer: Pea.

 

36. The space craft “Pathfinder” which landed on Mars on July 4, 1997 has been renamed after an American Astronomer. What is the ‘Pathfinder’ presently known as?
Answer: Carl Sagan Memorial Station.

 

37. What is the remedy to all business risks?
Answer: Insurance.

 

38. What is Windows NT?
Answer: It is a 32 bit operating system.

 

39. Plants are classified ink two groups. What are they?
Answer: Meristematic Tissue and Permanent Tissue.

 

40. Which cause damage to crops?
Answer: Fungi, bacteria, viruses, flood.

 

41. How do plant cells differ from animal cells?
Answer: In having cell walls, plastids and large vacuoles.

 

42. Which metal can separate hydrogen from hydrochloric acid?
Answer: Magnesium.

 

43. What is the term used to vessels which are operated in regular and fixed route?
Answer: Linears.

 

44. Client /Server computing is also called:
Answer: Distributed application processing & corporate application processing.

 

45. In which emission, high speed electrons strike a metallic surface and give their energy to free electrons?
Answer: Secondary.

 

46. What are the three basic electronic functions?
Answer: Rectification, amplification and oscillation.

 

47. Write examples of certain plants that grow only where there is heat and humid:
Answer: Jute. Coconut, Rubber etc.

 

48. Why was Egypt called the cradle of civilization?
Answer: The civilization developed there was a magnificent one.

 

49. Which was the typical examples of the architectural skills of ancient Egyptians?
Answer: The pyramids and the temples.

 

50. Which metal reacts with water and bums?
Answer: Potassium.

 

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