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mcqs for everyday sciences

1. What is the approxiate mean distance that separates the sun from the earth?
Ans 1480,00,000 kms

2. The outer surface of the sun is called ?
Ans Photosphere

3. Which planet has the maximum number of satellites?
Ans Jupiter

4. What is a light year?
Ans The distance travelled by light in 01 year.

5. What are Red Giants?
Ans Stars which appear red because of their consuming a portion of their hydrogen.

6. What are asteriods?
Ans Very small planet revolving around the sun

7. What is the temperature at the centre of the sun?
Ans 20 million k

8. The phase of moon are partially the result of the ?
Ans Revolution of the moon about the earth

9. Constellations referred to as Zodiac are ?
Ans Imaginary region that encompass the path of the planets

10. The height of a geo-stationary satellite from the surface of the earth is about ?
Ans 3600 km

11. Which of the following explain the reasons why there is no total eclipse of the sun?
Ans Area of the sun covered by the moon

12. The instrument used to measure the specific gravity of milk is?
Ans Lactometer

13. The internal antenna of transistor set is made of ?
Ans Ferror Chrome

14. Gerontology is the study of ?
Ans Process of ageing

15. Helium is used for respiration in deep water instead of nitrogen because
Ans It is heavier than nitrogen

16. In a fluorescent tube which of the following components are found?
Ans Mercury vapour
17. The common ore of aluminium is ?
Ans Chromite

18. When one enters a dark room, he is not able to see anything but, after sometime vision improves. This is because ?
Ans The pupil ofthe eye dilates

19. Radio carbon dating is used to find the age of ?
Ans Fossils

20. What is periscope used for ?
Ans To survey the ships on the surface of the sea when the submarine is under water

21. Seismology is the science of ?
Ans Earthquakes

22. The source of solar energy is ?
Ans Nuclear energy

23. If an object is placed midway between two parallel plane mirrors facing each other, then the number of images that appear in mirrors is
Ans Infinite

24. In vacuum , What will be common among X rays visible light , radiowaves
Ans Amplitude

25. Barometer is used to measure
Ans Atmospheric pressure
26. If u use a microscope to watch smoke particles in still air, u ll see them moving about all the time. This phenomenon is called ?
Ans Brownian movement

27. The mass of a neutron is approximately
Ans Equal to the mass of proton

28. The spherical shape of rain drops is due to
Ans Atmospheric friction of air

29. Galvanometer is an instrument
Ans For measuring currents of small magnitude

30. Which of the following has highest frequency?
Ans Gamma rays

31. If an iron is marked 750 watts by 250 volts, then it was designated to take a current of
Ans 3 Amperes

32. The blue colour of the sky is due to
Ans Scattering of light

33. Geiger counter is an instrument
Ans To detect radioative radiation

34. When we are looking at a rainbow in front of us, The sun must be
Ans high in the sky and is located either on our rigght or left

35. When as the satellite is in thhe geostationary orbit , its
Ans Orbital distance is equal to the radius of the earth

36. The most intense man-made light souce is
Ans Master

37. How many calories will b needed to raise the temperature of 10 grams of water from 200 to 3000?
Ans 1

38. The branch of biological science " Ecology " deals with the study of
Ans Animals in relation to plants

39. The film of oil and soapy water owe their brilliant colours to a combination of light reflection and
Ans Refraction

40. The solar ultraviolet rays fo not harm living organism because
Ans The ozone layer of the atmosphere weakens them

41. Most important effect of moon on earth is that
Ans Gives light

42. The term " Meteor" is applied to an interplanetary body,
Ans After it enters the earth`s atmosphere

43. Newton`s rings are
Ans Coloured rings observed around the point of contact of a convex lense

44. The heat recieved by earth from the sun is known as
Ans Solar radiation

45. Constellation is
Ans Configuration of fixed stars resembling a figure

46. Which of the following part of the atmosphere is nearest to the earth
Ans Troposphere

47. To an astronaut in space sky looks
Ans Black

48. Why does the sun looks oval when it is at the horizon ?
Ans When the sun is at the horizon rays from the longer edge are refracted more coz it passes through greater thickness of air so vertical diameter is shortened to give an oval shape

49. The moon has period of rotation which is equal to period of revolution . It is
Ans 29 days, 7 hours , 43 min , 1147 sec

50. The composition of the sun is
Ans hydrogen 90% , Helium 8% , Heavy elements 2%

01. Jupiter is the fifth planet from the sun. It is named after the greatest of the roman gods. It is much bigger than Earth. About how many earths would equal to one jupiter ?
Ans 1000

02. Physicists have known about these high energy invisible rays for 80 years , but their precise nature is still a mystery. they come from unknown parts. they pack a mean energy. And they seem to break the laws of physics. Name them.
Ans Cosmic rays

03. Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a supernova, able to crush small planets with a single swipe these are primordial, angel-hair thin cracks in the structure of the space. Name them
Ans Cosmic strings

04. Name the instrument which is used to measure the speed of an aircraft relative to the speed of sound.
Ans Machmeter

05. A layer of Ozone in the stratosphere protects the earth by blocking most of the sun`s harmful ultraviolet light. These are high energy radiations. Which of the following can have the potential effect of UV light.

06. For growth , Viruses require
Ans Living host

07. In which of the following are Mitochondria absent ?
Ans Blue-green algae

08. Eucaryotic organisms are those that contains
Ans True nucleus

09. The merismatic cells are
a. Thin walled
b. Isodiametric
c. Richly protoplasmic
Ans All of above

10. The deficiency of which of the following micronutrients causes the death of the stem and root apices ?
Ans Boron

11. Plant development is influenced by
Ans Quality , quantity and duration of light

12. Critical day length Varies from plant to plant and lies between
Ans 10 to 14 hours

13. ATP is
Ans A molecule containing high energy bonds

14. The primary producers of organic matter in nature are
Ans Green plants

15 . Edible part of tomato is
Ans Whole fruit

16. Who amongst the following, started in 1850, a scientific approach to determine the role of mineral elements in the healthy growth and development of plants ?
Ans Sachs and Knop

17. The primary plant body consists of how many tissue systems ?
Ans 3

18. Bamboo is a
Ans Grass

19. Cork cells are impervious to water because of the presence of
Ans Suberin

20 . Ethylene is a hormone concerned with
Ans Ripening of fruits

21. The cavity of Ascaris is known as
Ans Ceolom

22. Crura-cerebri is found in
Ans Mid-brain

23. Man is
Ans Homoiothermic

24. The compound eye of insect produces
Ans Mosaic vision

25. The post embryonic stages in the life history of cockroach is known as
Ans Nymohs

26. Which of the following control the reflex action in the body ?
Ans Central nervous system

27. The terminal part of vertebral column in man is called
Ans Coceyx

28. The life history of human malarial parasite in Anopheles was first described by
Ans Sir Ronald Ross

29. The " Urinary system " of the body consists of how many organs ?
Ans 3

30. Haryersion canals are present in
Ans Bone

31. The gestation period of human being is
Ans Nine months

32. RNA differs from DNA in containing
Ans Ribose

33. The first heart is produced when
Ans Diastole begins

34. Who discovered the blood group of man ?
Ans Kari Landsteiner

35. Which of the following glands has both an endocrine and an exocrine function ?
Ans Pancreas

36. Radio carbon dating is used to find the age of
Ans Fossils

37. Geiger Counter is an instrument
Ans To detect radioactive radiation

38. The instrument used in a submarine to see the object on the surface of water is
Ans Periscope

39. Three primary colours used in the colour TV are
Ans Green-blue-red

40. Anemometer is used to measure
Ans Wind gustiness

41. Which of the following gives the correct indication of composition of bronze ?
Ans Copper and tin

42. The hardest of all metals is
Ans Diamond

43. In electrolysis , the reaction at anode is
Ans Oxidation

44. Carbon dioxide is a good fire extinguisher because
Ans it excludes air from the flames

45. If a body is moved from equator to pole on the mean sea level , then its weight
Ans Increases always

46. To an astronaut in the spacecraft , the sky appears to b
Ans Blue
47. When a ship enters a sea from a river , Its portion under water will
Ans Decrease

48. Kilowatt is the unit of
Ans Power

49. The sun derives its energy from
Ans Nuclear fusion reactions

50. Which of the following is useful in the chemistry of photography ?
Ans Silver bromide

01. Glycogen is mainly stored in
Ans Liver and muscles

02. Anaemia is caused in man due to the deficiency of
a. Folic acid
b. Vitamin A
c. Vitamin B 12
Ans None of these

03. Which of the following situations will be fatal to the first foetus ?
Ans Rh positive male marries Rh negative woman

04. The most important function of perspiration is to
Ans Regulate the body temperature

05. The main function of white blood cell in body is to
Ans Protect body against diseases

06. The cranial nerve which supplies regions of the body is
Ans Vagus

07. The number of chromosomes in the human body is
Ans 46

08. One micron is equal to
Ans One- thousandth of a millimeter

09. The innermost linning which wraps the brain and spinal card in vertebrates is called
Ans Piamater

10. Adrenocorticotrophic harmone (ACTH) is secreted by
Ans Pituitay

11. The purest form of water is obtained from
Ans Heavy rains

12. Diamond and Emerald contain
Ans Carbon and silicon
13. Cloudy nights are warmer than clear nights due to
Ans Prevention of heat radiated out by the earth from escaping into the sky

14. Which of the following semi-conductor ?
Ans Copper

15. As one climbs up the Mount Everest, one experiences difficulty in breathing due to
a. Low content of nitrogen
b. Low content of oxygen
c. High content of carbon dioxide
Ans None of above

16. A camera forms
Ans Real but inverted images

17. The gas used in Soda water is
Ans Carbon dioxide

18. A red flower placed in green light appears
Ans black

19. The metal used in storage batteries is
Ans Lead

20. A instrument used to detect the presence of a current in a circuit is called
Ans Ammeter

21. Soap and detergents remove the dirt from clothes due to
Ans Osmosis

22. Wave length of Ultra violet light is
Ans 5500 A

23. The green colour of water in a lake is due to
Ans Excessive growth of sea weeds

24. 14 carat gold means
Ans An alloy containing 14 parts of gold and 10 parts of copper

25. The stars are not visible in the day time because
Ans of sun`s brightness during day time

01. " Biopsy " is --------
Ans Medical diagnosis technique using cells and tissues

02. In typhoid, which of the following drugs is administered?
Ans Chloromcetin

03. Hypochondria is a ---------
Ans State of morbid anxiety about one`s health with complaint of imaginary disorders.

04. Aspirin is a ---------
Ans Pain reliever

05. The message received by and transmitted from the brain to various parts of the body take form of
Ans Nervous impulses

06. Hormones, which are necessary for the development of human body , are secreted by
Ans Pituitary gland

07. Fat is stored in human body in -------
Ans Adipose tissue

08. Sterility is caused due to the deficiency of Vitamin -----
Ans E

09. Anemia causes the loss of
Ans Memory

10. The acid that helps in digestion is
Ans Acetic acid

11. The deficiency of which Vitamin causes Scurvy ?
Ans C

12. In cod liver oil , u can find the maximum content of
Ans Vitamins

13. The most common cause of water pollution in pakistan is
Ans Sewage

14. Main cause of blindness in pakistan is
Ans Cataract

15. The patient of cataract will be operated on which part of the eye ?
Ans Cornea

16. The average time needed for blood clotting is
Ans 4 min

17. Electrocardiograph is an instrument used in the study of
Ans Heary

18. Bile is secreted by
Ans Liver

19. Which of the following diseases are water-borne ?
Ans Thphoid and Cholera

20. The rich source of iron is
Ans Green vegetables

21. A universal donor has blood group -------
Ans O

22. Retina in the eyes act as a ----------- in the camera.
Ans Film

23. Which among the following acts as a resistance against disease in the body?
Ans White corpuscles

24. Maximum absorption os dietary food takes place on
Ans Small intestine

01. Milk of animal fed on grass contains large amount of a fat in
Ans Summer

02. Vitamin do not act as a/an
Ans Agent in regulating the chemical processes in the body

03. Which of the following enters human body through skin ?
Ans Hook worm

04. Chlorophyll is a/an
Ans Green pigment found in the plant

05. Health hazard floods are responsible for the spread of
Ans Cholera

06. During Cardiac failure , which of the following is advised first aid ?
Ans Mouth to mouth resuscitation

07. Dehydration in human body results due to loss of
Ans Water

08. A deficiency of which of the following leads diabetes?
Ans Insulin

09. Which part of the human body is damaged by the disease called encephalitis ?
Ans Brain

10. The gland which is attached to the digestive system but doesnt have any role to play in digesting food is
Ans Spleen

11. Why is hydrochloric acid necessary in stomach ?
Ans For easy digestion of proteins
12. Which of the following is the carrierof sleeping sickness ?
Ans Tastes. Fly

13. What is the function of kidney?
Ans Execration of urine

14. Which one of the following disease is caused by the deficiency of Vitamin B (Thiamine)?
Ans Beriberi

15. Ready sourceod energy is available for athletes in
Ans Carbohydrates

01. Hormones assist in which one of the following activities ?
Ans Regulation of the body proceses

02. Urea and Uric acid are formed in the metabolism of
Ans Proteins

03. The most highly contractile part of human body is
Ans Iris

04. Which one of the following is a tissue ?
c. Skin

05. Which one of the following disease is hereditary ?
Ans Diabetes

06. A man suffering from the bleeding of gums is advised to take
Ans Citrus fruit

07. Our teeth & bone are made of mainly
Ans Calcium phosphate

08. Gastric juice is produced in
Ans Stomach

09. The red blood cell in a human body die after about
Ans 120 days

10. Of the following organs in human body , largest is
Ans Liver

01. On an average the number of beats per minute by heart of human adult is
Ans 72

02. Which of the following diseases destroys the red blood corpuscles ?

Ans Anemia

03. Small-pox isa disease caused by
Ans Virus

04. In the human digestive system , the gastric juice is produced by
Ans Stomach glands

05. Disease of the eye , specially night blindness , are caused by the deficiency of
Ans Vitamin A

06. Which part of the eye donated by a man is used in restoring the vision of another person ?
Ans Lens

07. Human eye is sensitive to
Ans Red light

08. Which one of the following (pet gramme) is the richest source of Vitamin C
Ans Lemon juice

09. Sugar in the milk is in the form of
Ans Lactose

10. Sugar contains
Ans Carbon , hydrogen and oxygen

01. Which of the following amino-acid contains sulphur ?
Ans Methionine

02. Hemoglobin contains which of the following elements ?
Ans Iron

03. Mother`s milk is more useful for child because
a. It immunizes the child against infection
b. It is easily digestible
c. It is the complete food for the child
Ans All the above

04. In the sunlight , our skin builds up which of the vitamins in the body ?
Ans D

05. Which of the following have maximum caloric value ?
Ans Fats

06. Cyanide acts as a poison by directly affecting the
Ans Affinity of blood for oxygen

07. Enzymes are made from
Ans Group of proteins

08. In Vasectomy , which organ is cut , a portion removed and stumps sutured ?
Ans Spermatic cord

09. Anthrax is caused by
Ans Bacillus anthracis

10. Natural product of sun`s transcendental energy is
Ans Starch

01. What is meany by Thrombosis many people die of this ?
Ans Obstruction of the artery or vein by clot of blood

02. Which disease is called Gingivitis ?
Ans Inflammation of gums

03. A vaccine is compulsorily administered some weeks before delivery in good maternity hospitals. Name the vaccine.
Ans Tetanus
04. The I.Q of a genius person is usually rated above 140. What is your guess about the I.Q. of normal intelligent person ?
Ans 100

05. Reading og the snell chart is the first eye test a specialist administers to the patient in case of poor vision. What is the distance from which this chart is meant to be read ?
Ans 6 metres

06. What is the main symptom of Down`s syndrome ?
Ans Severe metal and physical retardation

07. What is the average rate of growth of pair on a normal human head ?
Ans 1 inch in 4-6 weeks

08. Pain is the most uncomfortable situation for the human body. Name the instrument which can even measure the intensity of pain.
Ans Algometer

09. When was Penicillin discovered ?
Ans 1928

10. What should be the average daily quantity of urine produced in a healthy person ?.
Ans 1.5 litres

Hi here are some objectives from past papers.
1. Al Beruni died in ____ A.D.
Ans 1048

2.Abu Ali Siena was born in _
Ans Iraq

3.Metal has the highest electrical conductivity.

4. Light travels fastest in
Ans Vacuum

5.The universe is
Ans Expanding

6.The disease, hemophilia is caused by the deficiency of vitamin
Ans K

7. Is a natural polymer.
Ans Polyethylene

8.Cannot be nominated for the Nobel Prize.
Ans Astronomers

9.Insulin is produced in the human body by the
Ans Pancreas

10.In an animal cell protein is synthesized in the
Ans Ribosome

11.Chemically finger nails are made up of
Ans Protein

12.Muscle stiffness is a symptom caused by the disease
Ans Tetanus

13.Animals which obtain their food from dead organisms are called
Ans Scavengers

14.Rickets is caused by the deficiency of vitamin
Ans D
15.The number of chromosomes in the spermatozoa is
Ans Forty-six.

16.The fat in our food is digested by the enzymes
Ans Lipase

17.Plant cells manufacture their food due to the presence of
Ans Chlorophyll
18.The mitochondria in a cell are the constituent of the
Ans Cell membrane

19.Mitosis is a type of cell division wherein the number of chromosomes in the daughter cell is the
Ans Double

20.Blood cells are of _types
Ans Two

21.The following causes sunburn and suntan
Ans Ultraviolet rays

22.Connects the muscles with the bones
Ans Tendon

23 Polio is caused by a
Ans Virus

24. The coldest planet of the solar system is:
Ans Pluto

25. Is a vitamin:
Ans Ascorbic acid

26. An eggshell is composed of:
Ans Protein

27. The most abundant element in the earth’s crust is:
Ans Oxygen

28. The main constituent of Biogas is:
Ans Methane

29. Stalagmites are deposits of:
Ans Calcium carbonate

30. Gigantism is the result of:
Ans Hyper pituitarism

01. Name the largest gland of the human body
Ans The liver

02. About how many taste buds are present in human tongue ?
Ans Around 3000

03. There are about six hundred muscles in a human body. Name the part of the body which contains the strongest muscle
Ans Jaws

04. What are diuretics ?
Ans A medicine which helps urine production

05. How long does the brain take to die after stoppage of blood circulation ?
Ans Three min

06. Antibiotics are selectively toxie and usually accompanied by harmful side effects. What is possible side effect of streptomycin?
Ans Numbness

07. There are four blood groups in all A,B,AB and O, which one of these is known as Universal Donor ?
Ans O

08. What should be the daily average quantity of urine production in a healthy body ?
Ans 1.5 litres

09. Formation os gallstones in the gall bladder is a result of
Ans Taking fatty foods in excess

10. What is the source of energy for the human brain ?
Ans Glucose

01. About how many blood does the heart of an average human being pump every minute?
Ans 6.2 Litres

02. Name the disease caused by the excess of uric acid in the human body.
Ans Gout

03. How many bones are present in a human adult ?
Ans 206

04. Head or Skull of the human body is divided into two major parts, Cranium and Face for anatomy purposes. Craanium contains & bones. How many bones are present in the face
Ans 14

05. Which of the following is not a bone of the face ?
Ans Parietal bone

06. Vertebral column is the central portion of the Osseous system. It is composed of series of bones called verrtebrae, and forms a kind of axis with which all the other parts of the skeleton are connected in the human body. What are the total number of bones in the vertebral column?
Ans 33

07. The bones of the neck of the human body arer called Cervical bones. These are used in the movement of the neck. What are the total number of bones in the neck ?
Ans Seven
08. Neck , Back loins , Sacrum and Coccoyx are the Vertebral column. Bones of the Back support ribs and are also called Dorsal bones. What is their number ?
Ans 12

09. How many moveable vertebrae belong to the Lions these are also called as Lumbar vertebrae ?
Ans Five

10. There are two collar bones at the base of the in front of shoulders. What is the other name of collar bone ?
Ans Clavicle

1. There are two shoulder bones at the top of the back in the human body. It is a large flat triangular shoulder blade. Shoulder bone is also called as
Ans Scapula
2. The ribs from a king of bony cage to protect the heart and lungs. These are attached at the back to the backbone. What is their number ?
Ans 24

3. Name the largest bone of the human body ?
Ans femur

4. The bone of the upper arm is very strong and consist of a long portion caleed the shaft and two enlarged extremities called the heads. What is the other name for this bone ?
Ans Humerus

5. The bone of the forearm extends from elbow to wrist. It is thiick at its upper extremity which forms a hinge joint. this bone is also called as
Ans Ulna

06. The wrist is composed of small bones, called carpal bones. What is their number ?
Ans Eight

07. What bone of the human body is also called as the calf bone ?
Ans Tibia

08. Blood is a vital fluid connective tissue in the body consisting of plasma and formed elements like RBC`s WBC`s and platelets. What is the normal life of RBC`s (red blood cells) ?.
Ans 120 days
09. Anemia is a clinical condition, which occurs due to subnormal amount off Hb and number of RBC in the body. What is normal Hb value ?
Ans 14.5 to 15 gm %

10. Blood platlets are one of the formed elements of blood; being tiny cytoplasmic structures with granules but no nucleus and are derived from megakaryocytes. What is the normal life span of blood platelets ?
Ans 5 - 11 days

01. What is the pH of normal blood ?
Ans 7.3 - 7.4

02. What is normal clotting time ?
Ans 4 to 7 minutes

03. Newton is the unit of
Ans Force

04. Which vitamin serves to maintain the plasma prothrombin level and thus the normal coagulability of blood ?
Ans Vitamin K

05. Who discovered circulation of blood ?
Ans William Harvey

06. The color of the blood is due to the presence of the nitrogenous substance, called hemoglobin, in the red corpuscles. This substance contains a considerable proportion of metal, and has the power of combining with oxygen, Name the metal
Ans Iron

07. The heart is a hollow muscular organ which by its contraction, forces the blood through the whole system of blood-vessels. How many cavities are present in a human heart ?
Ans Four

08. The frequency of the heart beating varies considerably with the age, activity and various other circumstances. What isthe average rate for an adult ?
Ans 80 to 70 per minute

09. The main phases of cardiac cycle are auricular systole ventricular and general diastole. What is the normal duration of cardiac cycles ?
Ans 0.8 sec

10. Blood pressurre is a literal pressure exerted by blood on the vessel walls during its flow. Who discovered the measurement of blood pressure in 1733 ?
Ans R. Stephen Hales

01. Myocardiurn is term used in connection with the cardiovascular description. Which of the following statements corresponds to its correctly?
Ans It is the middle layer of the heart wall which is composed of cardiac muscle.

02. The phase of contraction of the heart is called the Systole. Systolic pressure is the minimum pressure recorded during systole and indicates the maximum work of the heart. What is the normal value of systolic pressure ?
Ans 120 - 125 mmHg

03. The phase of relaxation of the heart and rest is known as the Diastole. Diastolic pressure is the minimum pressure recorded during diastole and indicates the resistance which the heart has to overcome while the aortic values are open
What is the normal value of Diastolic pressure ?
Ans 80 mmHg

04. The difference between systolic pressure and diastolic pressure is called the pulse pressure. What is the normal value of pulse pressure?
Ans 40 mmHg

05. Blood pressure depends on systolic force, cardiac output and peripheral resistance. The blood pressure is measured wth an instrument called Sphygmomanometer which is aneroid or mercurial type. Who discovered the instrument ?
Ans Rive Rocci

06. Which of the following is not a cardio-vascular disease ?
Ans Neurasthenia

07. Respiration is the result of the alternate expansion and contraction of the walls of the chest. What is the normal respiratory rate in an adult?
Ans 16 - 18 minutes

08. The amount of air given out by forced expiration after the end of quite expiration is called
Ans Expiratory reserve volume

09. Inspiratory capacity is the mount of air in the lungs after maximum deep inspiration. What is its approximate value ?
Ans 2.5 litres

10. Total lung capacity is the amount of air in the lungs after maximum deep inspiration. It is equal sum of vital capacity and residual volume. What is approximate value ?
Ans 5.5 litres

01. Which one of the following corresponds to composition of expired air ?
Ans 16.4 % Oxygen 4.1 % Carbondioxide and 79 % Nitrogen

02. Maximum ventilation volume ventilation in litres per minute approximate volume ?
Ans 100 Litres

03. A condition in which there is an excess of carbondioxide in the body fluids is called ____________ .
Ans Hypercapnoea

04. A condition in which there is an increased rate and amplitude in breathing is called ______________ .
Ans Hypernoea
05. A condition in which there is a decreased amount of oxygen in blood is called
Ans Anoxacmia

06. Apnoea is a temporary cessation of breathing. It is caused by forced and rapid pulmonary ventilation, which reduces Co2 tension in blood and inhibits respiratry centre. There are different types of apnoea. Which of the following apnoea due to change in blood pressure ?
Ans Apnoea Vera

07. Saliva is the fluid secreated by the salivary glands. Saliva is a transparent, watery liquid, slightly alkaline in its action. What is the active constituent of saliva which has digestive properties ?
Ans Ptyalin

08. Endocrine gland is ductless gland which secretes the chemical substances called hormones directly into blood circulation. Which of the following is not an endocrine gland ?
Ans Salivary

09. Thyroid gland is made up of two parts and shaped like a bow. Its secretion affects physical and mental development in children and adults. Name the hormone secreted by throid gland ?
Ans Thyroxin

10. Which of the following element is an essential part of the hormones secreted by the thyroid gland ?
Ans lodine

01. The thyroid tones accelerate the metabolic processes with heat production and promote growth, and ensure normal development of the central nervous system. What is the normal daily secretion of thyroxin ?
Ans 250 - 300 ug

02. Thyroid hormone, thyroxin is formed by the stepwise iodination oof tyrosine. The accomplishment of this step needs sufficient iodine in the blood. What is the normal concentration of iodine in blood ?
Ans 0.5 - 1.0 mg%

03. Name the disease caused by the deficiency of iodine in the human body
Ans Gioter

04. Name the main hormone secreted by placenta during pregnancy
Ans Chronic gonadotrophin

05. Which of the following is a female sex hormone ?
Ans Progesterone

06. Which of the following is a male sex hormone ?
Ans Testosteron
07. Which of the following endocrine glands is also called as the master gland ?
Ans Pituitary

08. Pancreas is shaped like a tongue. It lies just below the stomach. It`s secretions help to control the level of sugar in the blood. Name the hormone secreted by pancreas
Ans Cortisol

09. Cortisol is a hormone secreted by Adrenal gland. It stimulates conversion of proteins too carbohydrates. What is the normal daily cortisol secretion in the body ?
Ans 12 - 50 mg

10. The digestive system of the human body is a long system. Which of the following is an important part of the digestive system ?
a. Mouth and Esophagus
b. Stomach and liver
c. Pancreas, small and large intestines
Ans all of the above
MCQs collection for EDS
1. Which instrument is used to measure pressure?
Ans Manometer

2. What does Angstrom measure?
Ans Speed of ships

3. Light year is related to
Ans Distance
4. Match the following columns
Column 1...................Column 2
A. Relative.................1. Pyrometer humidity
B. Anemometer...........2. High temperature
C. Navigation.............3. Hygrometer
D. Direction of wind.....4. Chronometer
a. B D A C

5. Which of the following instruments is used to measure pressure of gases?
Ans Manometer

6. Joule is the unit of
Ans Heat

7. How many Dynes are there in one gram weight?
Ans 981

8. How many Ergs are these in 1 Joule?
Ans 107

9. The unit of current is
Ans Ampere

10. The unit of energy in MKS system is
Ans Joule

11. The intensity of an earthquake is measured with a
Ans Seismograph

12. Centigrade & Fahrenheit scales give same reading at
Ans 400o

13. Match the following columns
Column 1....................Column 2
A. Anemometer ...........1. To measure underwater depth using sound
B. Aneroid barometer ....2. To measure very small distances
C. Micrometer..............3. Find out wind speed
D. Fathometer .............4. Find out direction of wind
..................................5. Measure atmospheric pressure
b. A3 B5 C2 D1

14. Who among the following described protoplasm as the physical basis of life?
Ans T. H. Huxley

15. The scientist who first discovered that the earth revolves round the sun was
Ans Copernicus

16. Alexander Fleming discovered
Ans Penicillin

17. Who among following invented the steam engine?
Ans James Watt

18. Who invented typewriter?
Ans Sholes

19. Match the following columns:
Column 1........................Column 2
A. Proton.......................1. Chadwick
B. Neutron......................2. Millikan
C. Charged Electron.........3. Goldstein
D. Shelled nature of atom..4. Rutherford
....................................5. Madam Curie
c. A2 B3 C1 D4

20. Who discovered circulation of blood in human body?
Ans William Harvey

21. The first attempt in printing was made in England by
Ans William Caxton
22. Who was the surgeon who pioneered antiseptic surgery in 1865?
Ans Joseph Lister

23. The credit of inventing the television goes to
Ans Baird

24. The credit of developing the polio vaccine goes to
Ans Jonas Salk

25. Mark the wrong combination
Ans J. Perkins: Penicillin

26. Choose the correct combination
Ans Evolution: Darwin

27. Who invented the ball point pen?
Ans Lazlo Biro

28. Blaze Pascal is associated with
Ans Calculating machine

29. Wright Brothers are regarded inventors of the
Ans Aeroplane

30. Which of the following pairs is incorrect?
Ans Faraday: Diffusion of gases

31. Philology is the
Ans Study of languages

32. Anatomy is the branch of science which deals with
Ans Structure of animals and plants

33. Study of earthquakes is known as
Ans Seismology

34. Ecology deals with
Ans Relation between Organisms and their environment

35. Meteorology is the science of
Ans Weather

36. Oncology is the study of
Ans Cancer

37. Study of life in outer space is known as
Ans Exobiology

38. Numismatics is the study of
Ans Coins

39. Eugenics is the study of
Ans Altering humans beings by changing their genetic component
40. Ornithology is the
Ans Study of birds

41. Who invented the Doctor’s thermometer?
Ans Fahrenheit

42. The velocity of light was first measured by
Ans Romer
43. Who proposed the chemical evolution of life?
Ans Oparin

44. The telephone was invented by
Ans Alexander Graham Bell

45. Who among the following evolved the concept of relationship between mass and energy?
Ans Einstein

46. Match the following columns:
Column 1 ...................Column 2
A. Radioactivity...........1. Planck
B. Periodic Table .........2. Thomson
C. Quantum Theory .....3. Rutherford
D. X-Rays...................4. Mendeleev
..................................5. Roentgen
............................... 6. Becquerel
d. A6 B4 C1 D5

47. Match the following columns:
Column 1 ........Column 2
A. Marconi ....1. Radio
B. Darwin.......2. Natural selection theory
C. Laennec.....3. Orthogenesis theory
D. Baird .........4. Stethoscope
.....................5. Television
c. A1 B2 C4 D5

48. Robert Koch worked on
Ans Tuberculosis

49. Who discovered Uranus?
Ans Herschel

50. Who among the following is associated with the invention of computers?
Ans Babbage

Eds mcqs
1.How many dynes are rhere in one gram?
Ans 375
2.How many ergs are there in 1 joule?
Ans 107

3. Who among the following described protoplasm as the physical basis of life?
Ans T.H Huxley

4.Who discovered the circulation of blood in human body?
Ans William Harvey

5.Who was the surgeon who pioneered antiseptic surgery in 1865?
Ans Joseph Lister
6.Choose the correct combination:
Ans Evolution: Darwin

7.Philology is the study of:
Ans Study of languages

8.Numismatics is the study of:
Ans Coins

9.Who invented doctor's thermometer?
Ans Fahrenheit

10.Who proposed the chemical evolution of life?
Ans Oparin

Eds mcqs
1.About how many taste buds are present in human tongue?
Ans Around 3000

2.There are six hundred muscles in a human body, name the part of the body which contains the strongest muscle:
Ans Jaws

3.What are diuretics?
Ans A medicine which helps urine production

4.How long does the brain take to die after stoppage of blood circulation?
Ans 180 sec

5.Antibiotics are selectively toxic and usually accompained by harmful side effects. What is possible side effect of streptomycin?
Ans Numbness

6.What should be daily average quantity of urine production in a healthy body?
Asn 1.5 liter

7.Which the source of energy for the human brain?
Ans glucose
8.About how much blood does the heart of an average human being pumped every minute
Ans 6.2 liter

9.Name the disease cause by the excess of uric acid in the human body:
Ans Gout

10. Which of the following is not a bone of the face?
Ans parietal bone
Eds mcqs
1.Hormones assist in which one of the following activities?
Ans Regulation of the body processes

2.Urea and Uric acid are formed in the metabolism of
Ans Proteins

3.The most highly contractile part of the human body is
Ans Iris

4.Which one of the following is a tissue?
Ans Skin

5.Which one of the following disease is a hereditary?
Ans Diabetes

6.A man suffering from the bleeding of gums is advised to take
Ans Citrus fruit

7.Our teeth and bones are made of mainly:
Ans Calcium and phosphate
8.Gastric juice is produced in
Ans Stomach

9.The red blood cell in a human body die after about to
Ans 120 days

10.of the following organs in human body, the largest is
Ans Liver
Eds mcqs
1.Sensitive layer of the eye is
Ans Retina

2.Laughing gas has a chemical composition of following two elements
Ans Nitrogen+Oxygen

3.Which triplet DNA codes for Valine:
Ans None of these

4.Which of the following is not a part of Darwinism
Ans Over production

5.Founder of Modern Astronomy was:
Ans Nicolas Copernius

6.The science which deals with the study of manners and customs of people is:
Ans Ethnology

7.Chemical used to kill rats and mice are:
Ans Rodenticides

8.Dry ice is:
Ans Solid CO2

9.Chemical name of vinegar is:
Ans Dilute acetic acid
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