September 30, 2014

Quiz 19- Chemistry-General Science: General Knowledge Question & Answers

181 Q) "To meet its rapidly growing energy demand, some opine that India should pursue research and development on thorium as the future fuel of nuclear energy. In this context, what advantage does thorium hold over uranium? 
1. Thorium is far more abudant in nature than uranium 
2. On the basis of per unit mass of mined mineral, thorium can generate more energy compared to natural uranium. 
3. Thorium produces less harmful waste compared to uranium. 
Which of the statement (s) given above is/are correct?"

(a) Only 1
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3

182 Q) "Consider the following gases 
I. Water vapour 
 II. Nitrous oxide 
IV. Methane 
Which of the gases given above are “Green House Gases (GHGs)”? "

(a) All of these
(b) I, II and III
(c) II and III
(d) II and IV

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183 Q) Which one of the following compounds was responsible for the epidemic form of disease called'Minamata Disease'?

(a)A lead compound
(b)A mercury compound
(c)A sulphur compound
(d)A fluorine compound

184 Q) Statement I Chlorine radicals C1 ‘initiate the chain reaction for ozone depletion. Statement II Gaseous hypochlorous acid and chlorine are photolysed by sunlight.

a. Both the statements are true and Statement II is the correct explanation of Statement I.
b. Both the statements are true, but Statement II is not the correct explanation of Statement I.
c. Statement I is true, but Statement II is false.
d. Statement I is false, but Statement II is true.

185 Q) Match the Following
List I
List II
A. Haemoglobin
1. Anti-cancer agent
B. Chlorophyll
2. Complex of cobalt
C. Vitamin-B,2
3. Complex of magnesium
D. C/'s-platin
4. Complex of iron
(a) 2 4 3 1
(b) 2 1 4 3
(c) 4 3 2 1
(d) 4 1 2 3

186 Q) Which one among the following polymers is used for making bullet-proof material?

(a) Polyvinyl chloride
(b) Polystyrene
(c) Polyethylene
(d) Polyamide

187 Q) "Which one of the following fatty acids consists only the essential fatty acids? "

(a) Stearic acid, linolenic acid, arachidonic acid
(b) Linoleic acid, oleic acid, linolenic acid
(c) Linoleic acid, linolenic acid, arachidonic acid
(d) Linoleic acid, linolenic acid, stearic acid

188 Q) Which one among the following statement about an atom is not correct?

(a) Atoms always combine to form molecule
(b) Atoms are the basic units from which molecules and ions are formed
(c) Atoms are always neutral in nature
(d) Atoms aggregate in large numbers to from the matter that we can see, feel and touch

189 Q) Sodium stearate is a salt and is used

(a) in gun powder
(b) in paint
(c) to make soap
(d) to make fertilizer

190 Q) "Freon' used as refrigerants is chemically known as "

(a)fluorinated aromatic compound
(b)fluorinated hydrocarbon
(c)chlorinated hydrocarbon
(d)chlorofluoro hydrocarbon


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