Everyday Science Mcqs

everyday science mcqs

Introduction:

Welcome to the world of Everyday Science MCQs! In today’s fast-paced world, it is crucial to stay updated with the latest scientific advancements and have a basic understanding of the principles that govern our everyday lives. Whether you are a student preparing for competitive exams or simply curious about the wonders of science, this collection of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) is designed to broaden your knowledge and test your understanding of various scientific concepts.

Universe

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Which of the following planets is known as morning star”?

  • Mercury
  • Venus
  • Mars
  • Saturn

2: Comets are celestial bodies moving around the solar system in:

  • Elliptical or hyperbolical orbits, usually accompanied by a shinning tail
  • Eliptical orbits usually accompanied by long shinning tail
  • Hyperbolic orbit always accompanied by a shining head
  • Hyperbolic orbit without projecting any tail

3: The temperature of sun’s outer surface is:

  • 600 ℃
  • 6000
  • 500 ℃
  • 5000 ℃

4: Which planet of the solar system spins on its axis as the fastest rate?

  • Mercury
  • Earth
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn

5: Which among the following four planets is the biggest in size?

  • Venus
  • Mercury
  • Earth
  • Mars

6: Which of the following planet is dropped from the list of planets in 2006?

  • Neptune
  • Mercury
  • Pluto
  • Jupiter

7: Among the planets of the solar system, the one which has the longest period of rotation is:

  • Mars
  • Venus
  • Saturn
  • None of these

8: which planet is known as watery planet?

  • Mercury
  • Earth
  • Mars
  • Jupiter

9: Solar system was discovered by:

  • Kepler
  • Galileo
  • Copernicus
  • Plato

10: The unit of measuring distance between the stars is known as:

  • Galactic
  • Light year
  • Cosmic kilometers
  • None of these

11: which planet is look reddish in night sky?

  • Mercury
  • Mars
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn

 12: The study of heavenly bodies is known as:

  • Astrology
  • Astrophysics
  • Astronomy
  • Geophysics

13: Supernova is:

  • An asteroid
  • A dying star
  • A comet
  • A black hole

 14: A milky way extends through a distance of:

 
 light-years

  • 8 light-years
  •  Light-years
  • One light-year
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15: The period of one revolution of sun around the center of galaxy is called:

  • Cosmic year
  • astronomical year
  • light year
  • parsec

16: which of the following is concerned with the description and mapping of the main features of the universe?

  • Cosmology
  • Cosmography
  • Astronomy
  • None of these

17: The light coming from stars gives the idea of their:

  • Size
  • Rotational speed
  • Mass
  • Density

18: The sunspots cause:

  • Aurora australis and aurora borealis
  • Polar aurors
  • Magnetic storms on the surface of the sun
  • All of these

19: Parsec is the unit of measurement of:

  • Density of stars
  • Orbital velocity of giant stars
  • Astronomical distance
  • None of these

20: The distance of the nearest star besides the sun from the earth is:

  • 3 light-years
  • 4 light-years
  • 5 light-years
  • 6 light-years

21: Which of the following celestial bodies bear, “the sea of tranquility” and ‘the ocean of storms’?

  • Mars
  • Venus
  • Moon
  • Sun

22: The time required by moonlight to reach the earth is:

  • One second
  • 1.3 second
  • 2 second
  • 3 second

23: the brightest star in the sky is:

  • Hayes
  • Praesepe
  • Sirius
  • Sun

24: The “solar corona” mainly consists of:

  • Cosmic rays
  • Molten rays
  • Molten lava
  • Gases

25: Which two planets of solar system have no satellites?

  • Mercury and Venus
  • Venus and Mars
  • Venus and Neptune
  • None of these

26: which of the following is most predominant in the sun?

  • Helium
  • Hydrogen
  • Nitrogen
  • Ozone

27: The smallest planet is:

  • Venus
  • Mercury
  • Neptune
  • Uranus

28: if there is no sun, the color of the sky would be:

  • Orange
  • Blue
  • Yellow
  • None of these

29: which of the following planets is at the farthest distance from the earth?

  • Neptune
  • Mercury
  • Mars
  • None of these

30: The solar wind is composed of:

  • Outward stream of protons on the sun surface
  • Ionized gas
  • Plasma
  • All of these

31: Solar eclipse occurs when:

  • Earth comes between sun and moon
  • Moon is at right angle to earth
  • Moon comes between sun and earth
  • Sun comes between moon and earth

32: The largest planet of the solar system is:

  • Earth
  • Mars
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn

33: Tides are caused by the gravitational pull of the:

  • Earth on the moon
  • Earth on the sun
  • Sun and moon on earth
  • Moon on earth

34: which one of the following is not a satellite of the Jupiter

  • Callisto
  • Lo
  • Eurpa
  • Titan

35: Comets revolved around:

  • Earth
  • Sun
  • Venus
  • No single heavenly body

36: The position of a planet when it is nearest to the sun, is called:

  • Perihelion
  • Aphelion
  • Apogee
  • Perigee
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37: Which of the following is known as the ‘Red Planet’?

  • Mercury
  • Mars
  • Saturn
  • Venus

38: Which planet is known as the Earth’s twin?

  • Venus
  • Mars
  • Uranus
  • Neptune

39: The Saturn rings were discovered by:

  • Copernicus
  • Newton
  • Galileo
  • None of these

40: Halley’s Comet appears once in a period of:

  • 24 years
  • 30 years
  • 76 years
  • 80 years

41: Jupiter is larger than the earth by about:

  • 5 Times
  • 10 Times
  • 20 Times
  • 25 times

42: Lunar eclipse occurs on:

  • New moon
  • Full moon
  • Half moon
  • Quarter moon

43: Which of the following planets takes the same number of days for rational and revolution?

  • Mars
  • Venus
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn

44: The hottest planet is:

  • Mercury
  • Venus
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn

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45: The distance between the earth and the sun in million kms is:

  • 111
  • 149
  • 200
  • 188

46: A terrestrial planet is a planet of:

  • A dense, rocky body
  • Low density balls of gas
  • High density balls of gas
  • None of these

47: The planet having five moons is:

  • Mars
  • Venus
  • Uranus
  • Saturn

48: Planets nearest to the sun are:

  • Mercury and mars
  • Mercury and Venus
  • Earth and mercury
  • Mercury and Uranus

49: Which of the following is the brightest planet?

  • Mars
  • Venus
  • Uranus
  • Saturn

50: The orbits of planets around the sun, or of satellites around the earth can be:

  • Circular and elliptic
  • Circular and hyperbolic
  • Elliptic and parabolic
  • Parabolic and hyperbolic

51: The fastest planet is:

  • Venus
  • Uranus
  • Mercury
  • None of these

52: The planet that has no satellite is:

  • Mars
  • Mercury
  • Venus
  • Both b & c

53: The North Star is a part of the constellation:

  • Orion
  • Big dipper
  • Little dipper
  • None of these

54: To a space traveler on moon the lunar sky during day time appears:

  • White
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Red

55: The outer most layer of the sun is called:

  • Lithosphere
  • Chromosphere
  • Corona
  • Photosphere

56: The planet having the largest number of satellites in the solar system is:

  • Mars
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn
  • Uranus

57: An observer at the point on the earth where only the penumbra region of moon’s shadow will move past, will observe a:

  • Total solar eclipse
  • Partial solar eclipse
  • Total lunar eclipse
  • None of these

58: The radiant energy of the sun is transmitted in the form of:

  • Particles
  • Short wave
  • Long waves
  • None of these

59: The planet that lies at the outer most orbit of the solar system is:

  • Saturn
  • Neptune
  • Mercury
  • None of these

60: Tides are highest:

  • When the earth is nearest to the sun
  • When the earth is nearest to the moon
  • When the sun, moon and earth are in the line
  • None of these

61: Which is the coldest planet?

  • Mercury
  • Earth
  • Venus
  • Neptune

62: Asteroids have their orbits between the planets:

  • Mars and Jupiter
  • Earth and Mars
  • Jupiter and Saturn
  • Mercury and Venus

63: Year is longest on:

  • Mercury
  • Earth
  • Jupiter
  • None of these

 64: The bright heavenly body with a long luminous tail, is called:

  • Aplanet
  • A constellation
  • A comet
  • Asatellite

Human System

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65: Wisdom teeth normally grow during the age of:

  • 17-30 years
  • 12-15 years
  • 30-40 years
  • 40-45 years

66: Short-sightedness is due to the:

  • Shifting of the iris
  • Elongation of eyeball
  • Weakening of retina
  • Weaker muscles
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67: Which of the following is essential for blood clotting?

  • RBC
  • WBC
  • Blood platelets
  • Lymph

68: The largest cell in the human body is:

  • Liver cell
  • Nerve cell
  • Muscle cell
  • Kidney cell

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69: A gas first enters into the blood and then leaves it by the process of:

  • Osmosis
  • Diffusion
  • Transpiration
  • Condensation

70: A color blind person has difficulty in distinguishing between which colors?

  • Green & violet
  • Green & red
  • White & yellow
  • Black & blue

71: Reflex action in the body is controlled by:

  • Sensory nerves
  • Motor nerves
  • Central nervous system
  • None of these

72: What is the maximum limit of sound intensity in decibel units beyond which a person cannot hear?

  • 50
  • 70
  • 85
  • 95

73: Which of the following glands is situated beneath the brain and who’s over secretion produces giant-size children?

  • Pituitary
  • Adrenal
  • Thyroid
  • Pancreas

74: Reflex action is the function of:

  • Cerebellum
  • Autonomous nervous system
  • Spinal cord
  • Cerebrum

75: Which of the following combinations of chromosome is present in males?

  • XX
  • XXX
  • XY
  • XYX

76: Biological death of a patient means death of tissues of the:

  • Brain
  • Lungs
  • Heart
  • Kidney

77: The pitch of the voice of woman generally:

  • Same as that of men
  • Higher than that of men
  • Much lower than that of men
  • None of these
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78: The normal temperature of human body on the kelvin scale is:

  • 280 K
  • 310 K
  • 335 K
  • 360K

79: Clotting of the blood vessels is called:

  • Thrombosis
  • Fibrosis
  • Agglutination
  • None

80: Blood group of an individual is controlled by:

  • Shape of RBC
  • Genes
  • Shape of WBC
  • Hemoglobin

81: Lungs are situated in:

  • Thoracic cavity
  • Buccal cavity
  • Periodical cavity
  • None of these

82: Estrogen are secreted by:

  • Ovary
  • Stroma
  • Follicle cells
  • Thoracic cavity

83: which of the following hormones contains iodine?

  • Adrenaline
  • Thyroxine
  • Insulin
  • Testosterone

 84: Respiratory center is situated in:

  • Cerebrum
  • Medulla
  •  Cerebellum
  • none

85: During sleep, the man’s blood pressure:

  • Decreases
  • fluctuates
  • increases
  • None

86: Red-Green color blindness in man is known as:

  • Protanopia
  • Deuteranopia
  • Both a & b
  • None

87: The number of factors required for blood clotting is:

  • 7
  • 11
  • 13
  • 17

88: The pH of human blood is:

  • 6.5-7
  • 7.5-8
  • 8-9

4.5-5

89: The largest gland of the human body is:

  • Heart
  • kidney
  • Liver
  • Brain

90: Which of the following is the universal blood donor?

  • A
  • B
  • O
  • A-

91: A heart beat requires approximately:

  • 0.8 second
  • 20 seconds
  • 1 minute
  • 50 seconds

92: Ultra filtering unit of kidney is known as:

  • Nephron
  • Glomerulus
  • Tubule
  • Vena cava

93: In the human body, the leg bones are:

  • Humerus and femur
  • Fibula and tibia
  • Fibula and ulna
  • Tibia and radius

94: The life RBC in human blood is of:

  • 130 days
  • 120 days
  • 110 days
  • 100 days

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95: How much blood does an average adult have in the body?

  • 3-4 liters
  • 4-5 liters
  • 5-6 liters
  • 6-8 liters

96: Temperature in the human being is controlled by:

  • Pituitary gland
  • Adrenal gland
  • Hypothalamus gland
  • Thyroid gland

97: Which of the following is known as graveyard of RBCs?

  • Spleen
  • Liver
  • Bone Marrow
  • Appendix

98: The largest part of human brain is:

  • Cerebellum
  • Cerebrum
  • Mid-brain
  • Medulla oblongata

99: Iron is present in the blood in the form of a:

  • Free salt
  • Compound
  • Complex
  • Mixture

100: Which of the following is not the bone in the human body?

  • Sternum
  • Pericardium
  • Tibia
  • Humerus

101: Nervous system is affected by the shortage of:

  • Oxygen
  • Sulphur
  • Carbon
  • Sodium

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