JKSSB General Science Questions For Practice

JKSSB General Science Questions For Practice

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  • 100 Physics Questions and Answers.
  • 100 Chemistry Questions.
  • 100 Biology Questions and Answers.

This General Science questions PDF covers almost all the important topics to be prepared for  Exams like Chemical Compounds, Acids & Bases, Physics Laws, Human Body, Viruses, Diseases, Vitamins, etc.

JKSSB Questions on Physics:

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Q1) Blades of a windmill possess, hence they are turned by a fast wind. Ans -: Potential Energy

Q2) A dark-skinned man experiences, as compared to a fair-skinned man. Ans -: Less heat & Less cold

Q3) What device is used to break/complete an electronic circuit? Ans -: Switch

Q4) What is the temperature at which both the Fahrenheit and Do the centigrade scales have the same value?

Ans -: -40°

Q5) Acceleration acts always in the direction of the. Ans -: Net force

Q6) The principle used in working an atom bomb is. Ans -: Nuclear Fission

Q7) What is the unit used to measure the depth of the sea? Ans -: Fathom

Q8) Astigmatism can be corrected by. Ans -: Cylindrical lenses

Q9) Lambert’s Law is related to. Ans -: Illumination

Q10) In a Battery, which energy is converted into Electrical energy? Ans -: Chemical Energy

Q11) The longitudinal mechanical waves of less than 20Hz are called. Ans -: Infrasonic

Q12) Distance of stars are measured in? Ans -: Light Years

Q13) Albert Einstein was awarded the Noble Prize. Ans -: Photoelectric Effect

Q14) Electric Motor converts the Electric energy into. Ans -: Electric energy to Mechanical energy

Q15) Robert Koch has invented the. Ans -: Electron microscope

Q16) Force of attraction between the molecules of different substances called. Ans -: Adhesive Force

Q17) Electrons in Good conductors are. Ans -: loosely bound

Q18) One barrel of oil = litres. (approximately) Ans -: 159

Q19) If a bar magnet is cut lengthwise into 3 parts, what will the total number of poles be? Ans -: 6

Q20) If the body is hollow, then its centre of gravity lies? Ans -: Outside the material

Q21) If the temperature inside a room is increased, the relative humidity will Ans -: Decrease

Q22) In summer, the mirages are seen due to the phenomenon of. Ans -: Total Internal Reflection

Q23) In the visible spectrum which colour has the longest wavelength? Ans -: Red

Q24) In which medium does sound travels faster? Ans -: Solid

Q25) Insects can move on the surface of the water without sinking due to . Ans -: Surface tension of water

Q26) The Laws of Electrolysis were proposed by – Ans -: M Faraday

Q27) Light travels in a. Ans -: Straight line

Q28) What is used as a cooling agent in most of the world’s commercial nuclear power plants? Ans -: Water

Q29) Nature of sound wave is? Ans -: Longitudinal

Q30) 1 fermi unit is equal to – Ans -: 10⁻¹⁵m

Q31) How many basic S.I. units are there? Ans -: Seven

Q32) What is the principle on which a transformer works? Ans -: Mutual Induction

Q33) The distance between Earth and Sun is termed as – Ans -: 1 Astronomical unit

Q34) Potential energy of your body is minimum when you. Ans -: Lie down on the ground

Q35) What is the freezing point (temperature) of Pure water? Ans -: 32 F

Q36) What is the unit of measurement of an Angle? Ans -: Radian

Q37) Radio waves of constant amplitude can be generated with an. Ans -: Oscillator

Q38) Hooke’s law is related to Ans -: Elasticity

Q39) Sudden fall in barometer is an indication of. Ans -: Storm

Q40) Water moving up straw is an example. Ans -: Capillary Action

Q41) The blue colour of the clear sky is due to. Ans -: Dispersion of Light

Q42) What is a magnetic field’s direction within a magnet? Ans -: From South to North

Q43) The experiment demonstrating the existence of the electromagnetic wave was first conducted by Ans -: Heinrich Hertz

Q44) The filament string in an electric bulb is made of which metal? Ans -: Tungsten

Q45) Drag is the force exerted by fluids. Ans -: Friction

Q46) The hydraulic brake used in automobiles is a direct application of . Ans -: Pascal’s Law

Q47) The image formed by a convex lens in a simple microscope is. Ans -: Virtual & Erect

Q48) What kind of mirror is used in motor vehicles near the driver’s seat? Ans -: Convex Mirror

Q49) what are present in the nucleus of an atom. Ans -: Neutrons and protons

Q50) The size of the atomic nucleus is of the order of . Ans -: 10⁻¹⁵ m

Q51) From the moon’s surface, Astronauts see a Black Sky. This is because of. Ans -: Absence of Atmosphere on Moon

Q52) The specific resistance of a wire varies with its. Ans -: Material

Q53) The speed of light will be decreased with the rise in the temperature of the medium. True or False.

Ans -: False. (It remains unchanged)

Q54) Which is the strongest force in nature? Ans -: Nuclear Force

Q55) Which device is used to measure the temperature of the sun? Ans -: Pyrometer

Q56) Which phenomenon occurs when light passes from a denser to a rarer medium? Ans -: Total Internal reflection

Q57) Which substances do not allow the flow of charge through them? Ans -: Insulators

Q58) The value of which quantity remains the same in all systems of units? Ans -: Specific Gravity

Q59) What is the speed of sound in air? Ans -: 332m/sec

Q60) The working of the quartz crystal in the watch is based on which effect? Ans -: Piezoelectric Effect

Q61) Permanent magnets are made of. Ans -: Steel

Q62) During a fog, the visibility is reduced. This is because of which phenomenon? Ans -: Scattering of light

Q63) Weightlessness experienced in a spaceship is due to. Ans -: Absence of Gravity

Q64) Which device is used to find submerged objects? Ans -: SONAR

Q65) What converts the alternating current into direct current? Ans -: Rectifier

Q66) Which element is used as a moderator in nuclear reactors? Ans -: Graphite

Q67) Which device converts light energy into electric energy? Ans -: Photoelectric cell

Q68) The unit of power of lens is called . Ans -: Dioptre

Q69) What is the unit of Radioactivity? Ans -: Curie

Q70) An object has to attain the velocity of to escape from earth’s atmosphere? Ans -: 11.2 km/sec

Q71) What is the measuring unit of length of light waves? Ans -: Angstrom

Q72) A short duration wave is known as – Ans -: Pulse

Q73) When did Einstein propose that matter can be converted into energy? Ans -: 1905

Q74) What is the SI unit of luminous intensity? Ans -: Candela

Q75) What is the unit of magnetic flux? Ans -: Maxwell

Q76) What is the unit of specific resistance? Ans -: Ohm-metre

Q77) The wavelength of the visible spectrum ranges from. Ans -: 390-700 nanometres

Q78) A Washing machine works on the principle of – Ans -: Centrifugation

Q79) When a ball is thrown upward, what happens to its Acceleration? Ans -: It Remains Constant

Q80) Magnifying glass is made of which type of lens? Ans -: Convex lens

Q81) What colour will a red glass appear if it is heated in the darkroom? Ans -: Green

Q82) What happens to the surface tension of the water when a detergent is added to it? Ans -: Decreases

Q83) The value of ‘age (acceleration due to gravity) is maximum at? Ans -: at poles

Q84) Which instrument is used to measure altitudes in aircraft? Ans -: Altimeter

Q85) Which instrument is used to measure the change in volume of substances? Ans -: Dilatometer

Q86) Which instrument is used to measure the depth of the ocean ? Ans -: Fathometer

Q87) The power of the electric circuit is measured with a. Ans -: Wattmeter

Q88) Which instrument is used to measure the scattering of light by particles suspended in a liquid


Ans -: Nephelometer

Q89) Which is more elastic – Steel or Rubber? Ans -: Steel

Q90) Which is the only natural magnet? Ans -: Magnetite

Q91) What Principle is used in the designing of ships and submarines? Ans -: Archimedes Principle

Q92) Nuclear Fissions are initiated by . Ans -: Neutrons

Q93) The wire in an electric heater is made up of . Ans -: Nichrome

Q94) During Sonography which types of Waves are used? Ans -: Ultrasonic waves

Q95) Diode Bulb was discovered by. Ans -: Sir J. S. Fleming

Q96) Who gave the first experimental value of G? Ans -: Cavendish

Q97) Who had shown that the electric and magnetic waves are equal in a vacuum? Ans -: James Clerk Maxwell

Q98) What is the escape velocity of the Moon? Ans -: 2.38 Km/s

Q99) Why does a liquid drop tend to assume a spherical shape? Ans -: To minimize surface tension

Q100) Resistance of a Conductor is inversely proportional to its. Ans -: Cross-Sectional Area

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Q1) What is used in a nuclear reactor as a moderator. It is also known as Heavy Water? Ans -: Deuterium Oxide (D2O)

Q2) Which Metal is in a liquid state at room temperature? Ans -: Gallium

Q3)elements are non-metal. Ans -: Electro-negative

Q4) What is known as Artificial Silk. Ans -: Rayon

Q5) Nitrous Oxide (N2O) is also known as – Ans -: Laughing Gas

Q6) Which compound is used to prepare waterproof clothes? Ans -: Calcium hydride

Q7) Which Nobel Gas is also known as ‘Stranger Gas’? Ans -: Xenon

Q8) Which Acid is known as ‘Oil of Vitriol’? Ans -: Sulphuric acid

Q9) For the making of the parachute, which polymeric substance was used? Ans -: Viscose

Q10) Acid rain is caused when the air is polluted by Gases. Ans -: Nitrous Oxide & Sulphur dioxide

Q11) All noble gases are & Ans -: Colourless and Odourless

Q12)what is used as a Water Purifier. Ans -: Alum

Q13) Aluminium is extracted from which ore? Ans -: Bauxite

Q14) The Process is used to synthesized Ammonia (NH3)? Ans -: Haber’s Process

Q15) Which compound/acid is commonly known as Aspirin? Ans -: Acetylsalicylic Acid

Q16)the gas used to fill Balloons. Ans -: Helium

Q17)what is also known as Baryta Water? Ans -: Barium Hydroxide

Q18) Best sources for Vitamin D are – Ans -: Sunlight & Fish liver

Q19) Which gas is the chief component of Bio-gas? Ans -: Methane

Q20)what is the purest form of Carbon found in Nature. Ans -: Diamond

Q21) The Chemical name of ‘Washing Soda’ is – Ans -: Sodium Carbonate

Q22) What is the Chemical name of Chromic Acid? Ans -: Chromium trioxide

Q23) Chemical name of Picric Acid is – Ans -: Tri Nitro Phenol

Q24) In Photography, which chemical is used as a fixer. Ans -: Sodium thiosulphate

Q25) What are used to control the chain reaction in a nuclear reactor? Ans -: Cadmium rods

Q26) In sunlight, Chloroform is converted into , a poisonous gas. Ans -: Phosgene

Q27) Which Vitamin contains Cobalt? Ans -: Vitamin B12

Q28) what is one of the most common preservatives used in the food processing industry? Ans -: Benzoic Acid

Q29) Which compounds are responsible for the permanent hardness of water? Ans -: Sulphates and Chlorides of Calcium and Magnesium

Q30) The temporary hardness of water is caused of because of which compounds? Ans -: Bicarbonates of Calcium and Magnesium

Q31) Copper is extracted from which ore? Ans -: Copper Pyrite

Q32) When there is, Dead organisms are transformed into petroleum and natural gas.

Ans -: Absence of air

Q33) Deuterium is of Hydrogen. Ans -: Isotope

Q34) the weight of iron is when it is undergoing the process of ‘rusting’. Ans -: Increases

Q35) Efficiency of the catalyst depends on its – Ans -: Molecular State

Q36) Eggshell is made up of. Ans -: Calcium Carbonate

Q37) Which Vitamins are Fat Soluble? Ans -: A, D, E & K

Q38) Which was the First organic compound synthesized in a lab and it was done by whom? Ans -: Urea by Friedrich Wöhler

Q39) Fuse wire is made up of. Ans -: Lead and Tin

Q40)what is used to coat Galvanised Iron. Ans -: Zinc

Q41. Which Gases are used by sea divers for underwater breathing? Ans -: Oxygen & Helium

Q42.which gases are helpful for the ripening of raw fruits. Ans -: Ethylene & Acetylene

Q43. The element found in an ore is known as Gangue. Ans -: Impurities

Q44. Iron is extracted from which ore? Ans -: Hematite

Q45. Kerosene is a mixture of . Ans -: Aliphatic hydrocarbons

Q46. Which Element is used for making of the Lead pencil. Ans -: Graphite

Q47. The lightest metal is. Ans -: Lithium

Q48. is the main core of Mercury. Ans -: Cinnabar

Q49. Which Metal is found in the highest proportion in the earth’s crust? Ans -: Aluminium

Q50. Mine explosions are mostly caused by mixing of Air &. Ans -: Methane

Q51. What is the compound used in Nail polish remover? Ans -: Acetone

Q52. Natural rubber is a polymer derived from. Ans -: Isoprene

Q53. The coating on non-stick cookware is off. Ans -: polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) – TEFLON

Q54. The Nuclear Fusion on the Sun’s surface results in the formation of Atoms. Ans -: Helium

Q55. Organic Compounds are only soluble in. Ans -: Non-polar solvents

Q56.What is also known as “FOOL’S GOLD”. Ans -: Iron Pyrite

Q57. In an Oxidation, process happens. Ans -: Loss of electrons

Q58. Oxides of metals are. Ans -: Alkaline

Q59. Ozone is in nature. Ans -: Diamagnetic

Q60. The chemical composition of paper is that of a. Ans -: Cellulose

Q61. Paraffin wax is. Ans -: Saturated hydrocarbon

Q62. In which type of Rocks is Petroleum (Fossil Fuel) is found? Ans -: Sedimentary Rocks

Q63. is also called White Gold. Ans -: Platinum

Q64. Which is the purest form of Iron? Ans -: Wrought Iron

Q65. Which Ore is used to extract Radium? Ans -: Pitchblende

Q66. Solder is an alloy of. Ans -: Tin and Lead

Q67. Which Radioactive Isotope is used in Cancer treatment? Ans -: Cobalt – 60

Q68. Which is the element common to all acids. Ans -: Hydrogen

Q69.which thing is created by Alloying Iron and Chromium. Ans -: Stainless Steel

Q70. The lustre of a metal is due to. Ans -: Presence of free electrons

Q71. Which Mineral element is found in chlorophyll? Ans -: Magnesium

Q72. The most abundant element in the earth’s crust is – Ans -: Oxygen

Q73. The term ‘catalysis’ was coined by . Ans -: Jöns Jakob Berzelius

Q74. Which element is the primary reason for radioactivity found in the human body? Ans -: Potassium – 40

Q75. Germanium, an ultrapure metal is purified by which method? Ans -: Zone refining

Q76. Tooth enamel is made up of.

Ans -: hydroxyapatite, a mineral compound of calcium and phosphate

Q77. Which gas is filled inside a Tube light? Ans -: Mercury Vapour & Argon

Q78.Which is an aqueous solution of Acetic acid. Ans -: Vinegar

Q79. Which Vitamins are Water Soluble? Ans -: Vitamin B complex & Vitamin C

Q80. Silver turns black (Tarnish) because of its reaction . Ans -: Sulphur

Q81. Melting of ice can be prevented with the use of – Ans -: Gelatin

Q82. A Bee Sting contains which Acid? Ans -: Methanoic Acid

Q83. An Orange contains Acid. Ans -: Citric Acid

Q84. Etching of glass is done with the help of . Ans -: Hydrofluoric acid (HF)

Q85. Which acid is used in soft drinks? Ans -: Carbonic acid (H2CO3)

Q86. Silver Iodide is used as a ‘seed’ agent for making of – Ans -: Artificial Rain

Q87.Which element is used as a catalyst for the synthesis of Sulphuric Acid by Contact Process. Ans -: Platinum (Pt)

Q88. Vanaspati Ghee is synthesized with the help of which catalyst? Ans -: Nickle (Ni)

Q89. Swelling of bread takes place because of – Ans -: Carbon dioxide

Q90. Cigarette lighters contain Gas. Ans -: Butane

Q91. Which gas is used in a fire extinguisher? Ans -: Carbon dioxide

Q92.what is termed as ‘Metal of Future’. Ans -: Titanium

Q93. Safety matches are prepared using – Ans -: Red Phosphorous

Q94. A Photoelectric cell contains metal. Ans -: Selenium

Q95. Zinc Phosphide is used as? Ans -: Rat Poison

Q96. Which is the hardest substance found in the human body? Ans -: Tooth Enamel

Q97. Ozone is an of Oxygen. Ans -: Allotrope

Q98. Which Metal is naturally Anti-Bacterial? Ans -: Copper

Q99. Which was the first element to be produced after Big Bang? Ans -: Hydrogen

Q100. If you pour a handful of salt into a glass of water, the water level will. Ans -: Go Down

JKSSB Biology Questions

Q1. The alcoholic drink contains. Ans -: Ethyl Alcohol

Q2. Glucose is stored in the form of Animals. Ans -: Glycogen

Q3. Ascariasis is caused by. Ans -: Round Worm

Q4. BCG vaccination (Bacillus Calmette Guerin) gives immunity. Ans -: Tuberculosis

Q5. Blood groups were discovered by – Ans -: Karl Landsteiner

Q6. The first successful heart transplant in India was performed by – Ans -: Dr. Panangipalli Venugopal

Q7. The oral polio vaccine was discovered by – Ans -: Jonas Salk

Q8. Companion cells are unique too. Ans -: Angiosperms

Q9. DNA stands for. Ans -: Deoxyribonucleic Acid

Q10. A dog bite can cause rabies. Bite of which other animals can also cause rabies? Ans -: Bat

Q11. Endocrine glands are also known as. Ans -: Ductless Glands

Q12. The Small Pox vaccine was discovered by – Ans -: Edward Jenner

Q13. Deficiency of iodine leads to. Ans -: Enlargement of Thyroid Gland

Q14. The first vaccine produced by biotechnology was used against which virus? Ans -: Hepatitis-B

Q15. Turmeric is obtained from a Plant. Ans -: Stem

Q16. Genes are made by. Ans -: Polynucleotides

Q17. Haematopoiesis occurs in. Ans -: Bone marrow

Q18. Leprosy is also known as. Ans -: Hansen’s Disease

Q19. A human skull has several bones. Ans -: 22 Bones

Q20. Deposition of which acid in the muscles leads to a feeling of fatigue in Humans? Ans -: Lactic Acid

Q21. RBC’s count in the blood is increased when a person is having. Ans: Polycythaemia

Q22. Where are the Lachrymal glands situated in the human body? Ans: Eye Orbit

Q23. The red, blue and purple colours seen in plants is because of the pigment. Ans: Anthocyanin

Q24. Which part of the human brain controls the Motor skills of the body? Ans: Frontal Lobes

Q25. What is the name of the hormone that regulates the amount of glucose in the blood? Ans: Insulin

Q26. Name the gas used for making vegetable ghee? Ans: Hydrogen

Q27. Which is the largest gland in the human body? Ans: Liver

Q28. The smallest functional unit of a kidney is the? Ans: Nephron

Q29. James D. Watson, a Nobel Prize-winning scientist is an expert in the field of. Ans: Genetics

Q30. Polio is caused by a. Ans: Virus

Q31. The flow of energy in the Energy Pyramid is always . Ans: Upwards

Q32. Saliva helps in the digestion of. Ans: Starch

Q33. Which Parent’s chromosome is used for the sex determination test? Ans: Father

Q34. The bio-gas used for cooking is a mixture of. Ans: Methane & Carbon dioxide

Q35. The yellow colour of the human faeces is a result of the pigment called. Ans: Urobilin

Q36. Which air pollutant causes the most serious health hazards? Ans: Sulphur dioxide

Q37. Vitamin K is required for the synthesis of . Ans: Prothrombin

Q38. Which compound is used in anti-malarial drugs? Ans: Chloroquine

Q39. Dental cavities are caused because of the deficiency of? Ans: Fluorine

Q40. What is the process of filtering blood through an artificial kidney called? Ans: Dialysis

Q41. Which is the first vaccine injected into a newly born baby? Ans: BCG

Q42. Food poisoning is caused by. Ans: Clostridium botulinum

Q43. Which hormone is used as an oral contraceptive? Ans: Progesterone

Q44. The longest and largest bone in the human body is? Ans: Femur

Q45. Which metal is present in haemoglobin? Ans: Iron

Q46. What is the total number of chromosomes found in the human gene? Ans: 46

Q47. The PH value of human blood is? Ans: 7.40

Q48. The plants, which grow under water stress conditions are called? Ans: Xerophytes

Q49. During photosynthesis, Solar Energy is converted to. Ans: Chemical energy

Q50. Which is the smallest bone in the human body? Ans: Stapes

Q51. The study of Trees is called? Ans: Dendrology

Q52. Who proposed the Theory of natural selection? Ans: Dendrology

Q53. Turpentine oil is obtained from. Ans: Resin from Pines

Q54. The uppermost layer of skin is called? Ans: Epidermis

Q55. Which is the only element found in Chlorophyll? Ans: Magnesium

Q56. What are Bryophytes ? Ans: Amphibious Plants

Q57. Which component of the Cell is called its ‘Kitchen’? Ans: Chloroplast

Q58. What is known as ‘Suicidal bags of cell’? Ans: Chloroplast

Q59. What is systolic and diastolic pressure in a healthy man? Ans: 120mm & 80mm

Q60. Dermatology is the study of? Ans: Human Skin

Q61. Which chemical is popularly used in Rat poison? Ans: White Phosphorus

Q62. What is the Dental formula of man? Ans: 2123/2123

Q62. What is the name of the first cloned sheep? Ans: Dolly

Q64.what is the normal cholesterol level in human blood. Ans: 180-200 mg/dL

Q65. A is the smallest structural and functional unit of the nervous system. Ans: Neuron

Q66. 99% percent of water is lost during transpiration, True or False? Ans: TRUE

Q67. Which enzyme is present in all members of the animal kingdom except Protozoa? Ans: Amylase

Q68. Zika virus is carried by mosquitoes. Ans: Aedes

Q69. Tomato contains which acid? Ans: Oxalic Acid

Q70. Which animal respire without having blood in them? Ans: Oxalic Acid

Q71. Which cells acting as phagocytes are present in the liver? Ans: Kupffer cells

Q72. Which cell organelles function as the power house of a living cell? Ans: Mitochondria

Q73. A bite of a mad dog causes – Ans: Hydrophobia

Q74. Which disease is known as ‘silent killer’? Ans: High Blood pressure

Q75. Human saliva contains the enzyme known as. Ans: Ptyalin

Q76. Which gland disappears during old age? Ans: Thymus

Q77. The insect responsible for the spread of Kala-azar is – Ans: Sand Fly

Q78. is known as the strongest natural fibre. Ans: Silk

Q79. Which is known as the graveyard of RBC’s? Ans: Spleen

Q80. The gland known as the master gland in the human body is the. Ans: Pituitary gland

Q81. The process of cell division is known as – Ans: Mitosis

Q82. Which part of the Plant body acts as the carrier of food and other substances to all its parts? Ans: Phloem

Q83. Which is the sweetest sugar? Ans: Fructose

Q84. The hearing function is associated with which part of the Human Brain? Ans: Temporal Lobe

Q85. Which major chemical compound is found in human kidney stones? Ans: Calcium oxalate

Q86. Which metal is present in Insulin? Ans: Zinc

Q87. Thirst, hunger and sleep are controlled by which part of the brain? Ans: Hypothalamus

Q88. Alcohol affects which part of the human brain? Ans: Cerebellum

Q89. Which part of the human brain is the regulating centre for swallowing and vomiting? Ans: Medulla Oblongata


Q90. Which part of the Human Eye changes it to size based on the amount of Light? Ans: Pupil


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