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Online General Science Quiz Set No - 2

General Science questions have been taken from previous years question papers of different competitive examinations such SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, CDS, NDA, Bank, State PSC, Railways, MAT, CAT, etc.

11) A devastating Cloud Burst swept over Leh in August 2010. Which one of the following statements with regard to Cloud Burst is not correct?
A) Cloud Burst is a localised weather phenomenon representing highly concentrated rainfall over a small area in a short duration of time
B) Cloud Burst occurs only in hilly areas
C) Cloud Burst occurs due to upward movement of moistureladen air with sufficient rapidity to form cumulonimbus clouds
D) There is no satisfactory technique till now for predicting Cloud Burst

12) A double convex air bubble in water would behave as a:
A) Convergent lens
B) Divergent lens
C) Both as convergent and divergent lenses
D) None of these

13) A light ray travelling from denser to rarer medium at an angle of incidence more than critical angle of concerned media pair suffers
A) refraction
B) diffraction
C) total internal reflection
D) reflection

14) A mixture of iron filings and sand can be separated by:
A) Heating
B) Sublimation
C) Hand picking
D) Magnetic Separation

15) A mixture of water and alcohol can be separated by:
A) Filtration
B) Evaporation
C) Distillation
D) Decantation

16) A plant with compound leaves
A) Papaya
B) Coconut Palm
C) Peepal
D) Hibiscus

17) A real gas can act as an ideal gas in
A) high pressure and low temperature
B) low pressure and high temperature
C) high pressure and high temperature
D) low pressure and low temperature

18) A solid cannot change its shape easily compared to liquid because of
A) higher density of solid
B) stronger intermolecular force in solid
C) larger intermolecualr seperation in solid
D) bigger molecular size of solid

19) A solution of zinc chloride cannot be stored in a vessel made of?
A) Lead
B) Gold
C) Aluminium
D) Silver

20) A substance which changes readily into vapour without heating is called:
A) Efflorescent
B) Synthetic
C) Volatile
D) Effervescent

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